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Allison Bell

MA (Online and Distance Ed)

Instructional Designer


Allison manages the work of the Educational Development Unit. The unit work closely with academic staff to design, produce and deliver online and blended courses underpinned by best pedagogical practice. The team also offer practical advice and guidance on using technology effectively in the classroom and online.

Allison is passionate about delivering great learner-centred resources and holds a Masters in Online and Distance Education from the Open University. She has over 17 years’ experience delivering user-centred design online, over 9 years’ experience working on online courses, and was the project lead for Durham University’s first MOOC in 2016.

Contact Details

Instructional Designer
+44 191 3345110