Andy Pulman currently works for the School of Health & Social Care (HSC) at Bournemouth University. He joined HSC in 2002, having come from a commerce background to a post in Higher Education. During this time he has contributed to the fulfilment of numerous HSC learning and teaching plans and projects. He has also managed the development of HSC websites and has helped to produce and support a range of web resources and initiatives.
In 2005, he was awarded a BU Learning and Teaching Fellowship, and in 2006 achieved an MA in Interactive Media. He has been nominated for a Handheld Learning Award (Special Needs Category – Innovation award, 2008/09), was a co-finalist at the RCM Midwifery Awards (Johnson & Johnson Award for Excellence in Midwifery Education, 2009/10) and is a recent co-recipient of ”An Excellent Educational Experience underpinned by Research” award at the 2011 BU Vice Chancellor Awards.
Andy is the author of the Palgrave Pocket Study Skills book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts & More, published in August 2009, two iPhone Apps released in 2011 and is also currently a member of the BJET reviewer panel and an editorial review board member for IJGCMS.
His research interests concern exploring educational solutions around Web 2.0, gaming experiences, personal narratives and simulation. He started his part-time PhD in October 2008. He is available for speaking or consultancy about Web 2.0 technologies in Higher Education and beyond.