James Pickering

James is interested in pedagogical research which looks at the use of mobile media devices and technology in enhancing the student learning experience across the HE sector. Currently, he is designing and developing a series of educational podcasts and screencasts which address areas of human anatomy. It is his intention to aggregate these resources into smart phone or tablet application eBooks and a website. He has recently received £15000 of funding for this project as part of his University Student Education Fellowship. He is also involved in developing resources for the University’s iTunesU, YouTube Edu and MOOCs projects.
BSc – Sheffield (2005)
PhD – Leeds (2009)
University of Leeds Teaching Award (2011)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
University Student Education Fellowship (2012)
Highly Commended for the Association of Learning Technology Learning Technologist of the Year (2012)
More info: http://medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/profile/900/968/dr_james_pickering

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Anatomy: Know Your Abdomen (FutureLearn)

Discover the human abdomen and how it works. This course will help you identify the positions of organs within the abdomen and will introduce you to common anatomical terminology. You will look at the anterior (front) abdominal wall, exploring how the ‘abs’ are considered in relation to health and [...]
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Exploring Anatomy: The Human Abdomen (FutureLearn)

Explore the anatomy of the human abdomen and appreciate its clinical importance. You will be introduced to the human abdomen and its many complex structures through stimulating discussions on common surgical scenarios and current research. Each week, we will focus on a specific area of the abdomen; starting at [...]
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