Dr Elaine Tan, BSc (Hons), PGCE, FHEA
Elaine is the Learning Technologist for the Science Faculty at Durham. She also teaches on the Durham University Learning and Teaching Award. She previously worked at both the University of Ulster and Cumbria and has recently completed a PhD in Education Research at the University of Lancaster.
- Tan,E. & Loughlin,E. (2014). Using ‘Formally’ Informal Blogs to Create Learning Communities for Students on a Teaching and Learning Programme: Peer Mentoring and Reflective Spaces in Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning, edited by Francisco José García-Peñalvo and Antonio Miguel Seoane Pardo. In IGI Global.
- Pearce, N & Tan,E (2013). Online Videos in the Classroom: Exploring the Opportunities and Barriers to the Use of YouTube in Teaching Introductory Sociology. In Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter and more. Seo, Kay Kyeong-Ju Routledge. 132-146.
- Pearce, N & Tan, E (2013). Virtual learning environments and the zombification of learning and teaching in British Universities. In Zombies in the Academy: Living death in higher education. Whelan, Andrew, Walker, Ruth & Moore, Christopher Intellect. 137-146.
Journal papers: academic
- Tan,E (2013). Informal learning on YouTube: exploring digital literacy in independent online learning. Learning, Media and Technology 38(4): 463-477.
- Tan, E. & Pearce, N. (2012). Open education videos in the classroom: exploring the opportunities and barriers to the use of YouTube in teaching introductory sociology. Research in Learning Technology 19(1).