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Mark Northover

Mark is currently the Acting Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at AUT, with an accompanying role as Learning Technologies Manager.

Mark is a member of the ASCILITE executive committee, is the AUT representative on ACODE, is the ASCILITE rep on the TeLRG (Tertiary e-Learning Reference Group) in New Zealand, and was recently appointed as chair of the Ako Aotearoa Northern hub.




Richard Elliott

Richard is currently an independent e-learning consultant.
He has more than 35 years experience in education. His major focus in recent times has been e-learning with the creation of interactive learning environments on and off the Web and their integration with other digital technologies for learning and teaching. He also has a lot of experience in helping to organise innovative education events, including ASCILITE (twice) and Shar-E-Fest NZ (8 times), hence his involvement in the organisation of SoTEL 2018. Richard has also been posting the eLearningWatch, since 1997.




Pam Wyse

Pam Wyse, Centre Manager, Centre for Learning and Teaching at AUT. Pam is a member of ATEM – Association of Tertiary Education Management.



Dr Thom Cochrane

Thomas Cochrane is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in Educational Technology at AUT University’s Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT).

BE, BD, GDHE, MTS, Mcomp, PHD (Monash), CMALT.

Dr Vickel Narayan

Vickel Narayan is a Learning and Teaching Consultant at the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT) at the Auckland University of Technology.

PhD (Murdoch), MComp, PGDComp, GDHE, BSc (Comp Sc & Info Sys)
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Lisa Ransom

Lisa has been a member of the Learning Technologies team at AUT since 2012. In this time she has provided advice (and training) on supported learning technologies relevant to teaching.
Lisa has also been involved in projects including mobile device support and aspects of learning design. She supports academic teams in course and curriculum development and assists with effective authentic assessment strategies.
Lisa has also been a member of the following conference committees: ASCILITE (2009), Shar-Fest (2009-2015), Mahara Hui (2014-2015 and 2017).



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