Negin Mirriahi




Negin is an Academic Developer and Lecturer and holds a Doctorate in Education with a focus on online learning and distance education and a Masters in Educational Technology. With over 10 years of working in higher education institutions in Canada and Australia, Negin has extensive experience in managing, designing, implementing, and evaluating educational technology in higher education and in designing fully online and blended courses. She currently teaches in UNSW's accredited Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching program, co-leads UNSW's Foundations of University Learning and Teaching professional development program and is a co-instructor of the Coursera MOOC titled Learning to Teach Online.

Negin’s current research interests and projects focus on technology adoption amongst academic staff, blended learning, development programs, students' preferences towards educational technology, how data from online technologies can help inform pedagogical practice (learning analytics), and how video technology can help improve students' reflection and self-regulated learning skills. She is currently a project partner for the 2013-2015 OLT funded project, “Using video annotation software to develop students' self-regulated learning”, and is particularly interested in exploring the ways video technologies can be effectively integrated into the curriculum to promote learning. Negin is an associate editor and reviewer for the Journal of Learning Analytics and reviewer for the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning.

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Are you an educator? Have you ever wanted to understand more about how to design your class to make better use of educational technology – whether fully online or in blended contexts? Would you like to learn from those who have extensive practical experience with online technologies? The Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC will help you develop a working understanding of successful online teaching strategies that you can apply in your own practice. The course is based upon the multi award winning open educational resource developed by Dr Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson.

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