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BSc, PgCLSA, MProf, SFHEA, Prince2 Email: email@example.com Twitter: @SolentRoger Skype: Roger_Emery Tel: 023 8201 3778 Ext: 3778 Room: RM015
Roger is responsible for the smooth running, development and support of Solent's online learning provision including the Moodle VLEs "myCourse" and "SOL", "myPortfolio" Mahara e-portfolio, "Turnitin" e-submission and plagiarism detection system. He manages a small team of e-Learning Support Officers and a Systems Developer.
Roger is currently reading for a Doctorate of Education (EdD) at the University of Southampton researching the digital literacy of teaching staff. He holds a BSc (Hons) Electronic Imaging and Media Communication (EIMC) first degree, a Professional Masters in Professional Development (MProf) and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Previous career roles include working in the children's publishing industry for ‘Two-Can Publishing’ as a multimedia developer producing floppy disc and CD-ROM based educational games for a range of titles such as World Book (USA) Golden Books (USA), Patmos (Germany) and other markets. Lead programmer and CD editor for "Learning Land", a fortnightly magazine and CD-ROM for pre-school children published by DeAgostini. In addition commercial courseware development for Pennent PLC producing training packages for BT, Telewest, US Army, Honda, Kenco and various freelance work including Wine and Spirit Education Trust distance learning packages.
9-10 Nov 2015
Mahara Hui UK15http://maharahuiuk.org
8-10 Sept 2015
Programme Committee member
ALT-C 2015. Association forLearning Technology Annual Conference. International Conference.
27-30 July 2015
Gordon. B.,Emery, R., Polly, P., Wurtz, S.(2015) “Linking Learning to Employability Through ePortfolios” AAEEBL 2015 Annual Conference, Boston, USA. http://www.aaeebl.org/?page=boston_aaeebl_2015
3 July 2015
National Body Meeting
35th HeLF Meeting:Flexibility of learning resources, tools and teams. Who does what and is thefuture still open?
31 March 2015
Internal Conference Poster
EMERY,R. & KHAN, O. (2015) “Your Course in myCourse – Why Bother?” Poster presented at 3rd Solent Teaching andLearning Conference, Warsash Maritime Academy, UK.
21 Nov 2014
User Group Chair/Organiser
MUGSE – Mahara User Group South East
4 Nov 2014
Mahara User Group Meeting Presentations (Online)
Mahara User Group (New York / Online) Two Presentations: -Managing assessment submissions at Southampton Solent University; -New Southampton Solent University themes and embedded help modules.
28-31 July 2014
Conference Panel Presentation (International)
Anstendig, L., Egan, S., Emery, R., Forte, M., Gordon, B., Hoeppner, K., Sevigney, M., Taylor, S. Reflecting and Connecting with the Mahara Community. Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) 5th Annual Conference, Boston, USA, 30 July 2014
18 July 2014
TAYLOR, S. & EMERY,R. Mahara: Winning hearts and minds Presented at MaharaUK14 Conference, Brighton, UK. July 18th 2014
17 July 2014
EMERY,R. HODGE, J. SINCLAIR,D. User groups and community engagement. Presented at MaharaUK14 Conference, Brighton, UK. July 17th 2014
15 July 2014
Online Webinar Presentation
Young, H., Kingstone, J., Shipley, L., Emery, R. Using embedded Reading lists to enhance learners experience JISC Online Innovation Week 15th of July 2014 via Blackboard Collaborate
3 July 2014
EMERY, R. ALMPANIS, T. HUGHES, C. Tackling Plagiarism in the Digital Age. Presented at JISC RSC SE e-Learning Fair 2014, Southampton 2014
Consultancy for External
Kumamoto University, Japan. Presentation of Mahara e-portfolio provision and support
16 May 2014
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. Presentation of VLE provision
15 April 2014
Emery, R. & Price, D. “Many a Mickle Makes a Muckle: A multitude of Moodle mods to enhance the student learning experience” Presented at MoodleMoot Edinburgh 2014, Edinburgh, 15 April 2014
3 April 2014
PEOPLES,A., PORCHER, L., Emery, R “Sensory Enhancement Technologies for Learning” Solent Teaching and Learning Conference, 2014, Southampton Solent University
2 April 2014
Finalist for Awards
JISC Regional Support Centre, South-East, SETS Awards (South-East Technology Showcase). “Reading List System”
1 April 2014
Swedish Higher Education Authority visit. Presentation of e-learning provision
31 March 2014
Chair, Host, Presenter
Launch and first meeting of MUGSE – Mahara User Group Southern England
12 March 2014
Online Conference Paper (Webinar) (International)
Emery, R., Prior, J., Almpanis, T., Lee, B. Introduction to OER – Use and Reuse. Presented at Open Education Week 2014, Online, https://virtual.solent.ac.uk/oer, 12 March 2014
27 Feb 2014
Plymouth University. Webinar Consultancy for e-Learning Team Moodle procurement
27 Jan 2014
Contribution to national Report
UCISA TEL Survey 2014 and Case Study
16 Jan 2014
Developmental partnership -
Pace University, New York. Developing Usability and support in Mahara
Consultancy for External Visitor
Canterbury University, E-submission & marking Policy
Moodle Moot UK&IE 2014 Edinburgh. Invited Programme committee member, setting programme and theme reviewing papers, chairing sessions
14 Nov 2014
Host, Consultancy for External Visitor
Aalto University, Fnland.
9 Oct 2013
Host, Chair, Presenter
JISC RSC SE Moodle Users Group
ALT-C 2013 – Nottingham. Your Business Future – Final Project Report
Emery, R. Let’s Talk about Themes and Usability in Mahara. Presented at the Mahara UK Annual Conference, The Custard Factory, Birmingham, 14th July 2013
CLL mini-project funding joint award with UCL. “InDUCKtion” - Introducing new technology to students
Heads of e-Learning Forum at Southampton Solent University
Employability and Enterprise award for innovation. Barbara Lee & Roger Emery
“OER: YourBusinessFuture”. Solent Teaching and Learning Conference
JISC Hi5 e-Learning Awards. Winner Innovation Category “Opening up a future in Business “ OER Phase 3 project
Moodle Experts Panel Q&A. JISC RSC Moodle Forum
JISC-RSC “MaharaFest” City College, Southampton
ALT-C 2012 - Manchester “OER: Opening up a future in Business” R.Emery
7th International Conference on e-Learning ICEL-2012, Hong Kong. Poster: “‘Implementing Blended Learning Tools and Techniques to Enhance the Student Experience Within the Traditional Learning Environment’” A.Faustino, C.Dinsmore, R.Emery
Project Team member. JISC/HEA funded project
“Opening up a future in Business “ OER Phase 3 project http://mycourse.solent.ac.uk/oer
MoodleMoot IE&UK 2012 “Creating and distributing OER packages with Moodle” (JISC/HEA funded project output)
Conference joint host, co-chair
“Social media for teaching and learning: new directions, new pedagogies?” JISC RSC South-East, South-West, Midlands
Heads of e-Learning Forum. Presented a review of Android Tablet devices and their educational possibilities.
“Open to the Public” - Investigating Open Approaches to Education and Training in the Public Sector. BCS event for local government. http://www.opentothepublic.org.uk/
Emery, R., Lee, B. & Moss, S. Making the Interoperable Integrated. Presented at the Mahara UK Annual Conference, Southampton Solent University, 22nd July 2011
Conference co-chair, host and presenter
Mahara UK 11 Conference. National conference attracting international speakers and delegates.
Journal Publication Output from SDP funded project
Contribution to journal article “Reading Lists and myReferences: Improving Referencing” H.Young with R.Emery, K.Ballard. Multimedia Information & Technology. Vol 37. No2. May 2011
Conference Presentation Output from SDP funded project
“Reading Lists and Referencing – Refworks Integration in Moodle” H.Young, R.Emery http://mycourse.solent.ac.uk/refworksproject
Heads of e-Learning Forum. Talking on the theme of “PgCerts and E-Learning”
University of Portsmouth. Invited to advise on VLE procurement and migration. Follow up consultancy regarding adoption and implementation of Moodle
JISC Project Contributor
JISC e-Portfolio Implementation Study. Team invited to share experience through an international study leading to case studies and JISC Infokit.
Project Mentor (LSIS funded)
LSIS Mobile Learning Project – Totton College. Project’s HE sector mentor.
Mahara UK10 - July 2010 Presentation: Solent's Mahara Journey and Mahara Lite Project Launch S.Moss, R.Emery, B.Lee
Plymouth e-Learning Conference - April 2010 Paper: Audio feedback - a dialogue, not a monologue. R.Emery, A.Atkinson
MoodleMootUK 2010 - April 2010: London Short Paper: Solent's 'Mahara Honeymoon' S.Moss, R.Emery
2010 and 2012
Successful application for SDP grant/funding
Mahara Lite - Mobile ePortfolio for offline mobile users (eg mariners). Project Leader.
Delivery of workshop, seminar, training, short course or similar
JISC-RSC Moodle Users Group - Oct 2009 Demonstration of Mahara e-Portfolio
JISC RSC South East "Moodle Fest" - April 2010 Surgery: Mahara for Moodlers: Invited presentation
Invited as educational technology advisor.
HEA Change Academy. LodeLand project: Teaching 3D maths in a 3D learning environment. Project Team Member. (Main project lead - Alan Schechner).
A Word In Your Ear" Conference - Sheffield Hallam University - Dec 2009 R.Emery, A.Atkinson Paper: "Group Assessment Feedback: The Good the Bad and the Ugly"
Invited Speaker. Advising
Host: JISC-RSC Hants Moodle USer Group meeting 20.02.09 Host Slot: What's new at Solent
MoodleMoot 2009 (International Conference) Short Paper: "How we broke the Moodle media filter and flv player: Streaming Media, Off-Air Recording and ERA+ Licence". Joint Presentation with Daran Price, LTU.
Invited Speaker. Presentation for an external organisation
Integration Learning Together - Joint RSC Wales and LearnTech Wales Event. Presentation "Moodle Integration: Digital Video"
CLAUD: Spring Meeting Presentation: e-Learning Developments at SSU
Invited Speaker. Delivery of workshop, seminar, training, short course or similar
JISC-RSC Media Broadcasting Changing Educational Dimensions 26.02.09 Topic: FMS solution and ERA+ licence implications
Best Practice presentation to staff at Totton College on Solent's use of Moodle (myCourse)
Presentation to the JISC RSC Hampshire Moodle Group on general in-house developments in Moodle software both technically and in implementation.
Presentation on 'VLEs and Accessibility' to the CLAUD librarians conference 3rd July 2008: "Not always the full-text: working towards accessible learning resources"
Hosted an investigatory visit by Royal Naval Engineering College, RMS Sultan, to share experience and best practice of the Solent University VLE system, its implementation and use. Presentation and discussion led by Roger Emery and Lawrence West.
Successful application for grant/funding
TQEF Project: Using audio to improve student perception of assignment feedback.
"The Solent experience: migration to Moodle and beyond - From evaluation of potential VLE systems, selection, installation, migration and integration through to the resulting live system in only three years!"
JISC –RSC eLearning Fair 2007
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