Keiron Spires




Keiron Spires has been involved in using technology to support learning and teaching for over 20 years. During this period Keiron undertook an MEd eLearning from Sheffield University, by eLearning. He has created Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) packages; used Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs); introduced blended learning into curricula; taught in a virtual world (Second Life); and used film in online learning and teaching. Keiron’s current role as Principal Lecturer for eLearning has both a strategic and an operational component. He is responsible for the strategic direction of digital learning within the School of Health & Social Care at London South Bank University (LSBU), and is instrumental in the strategic direction of the wider university. Keiron is currently managing the following:

- A project to deploy iPads to all faculty and to support their use in learning and teaching;

- The move from a Blackboard VLE to a MOODLE VLE;

- The development of MOOCs on the platform;

- The development of further online courses for Singapore and Sarawak;

- The development of the digital campus at LSBU;

- The introduction of digital literacies into curricula.

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