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Harvey Mellar

  • PhD
  • Emeritus Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning
  • University College London Institute of Education
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Research interests

Quality assurance and quality enhancement for e-learning E-learning for Skills for Life learners Formative e-assessment.

About

I am an Emeritus Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London where I worked from 1986 to 2010. From 2000 to 2010 I was Head of the Learning Technologies Unit and coordinated the implementation of e-learning across the Institute of Education. In this role I carried out research and development activities in a range of fields of Technology Enhanced Learning. My present research interests include the use of e-learning with adult Skills for Life learners, pedagogic design patterns, and formative e-assessment. I am presently working on one project at the UCL Institute of Education - A consultation model for supporting teachers in making effective use of digital technology in SEN: a pilot. I have a particular interest in quality assurance and quality enhancement for e-learning. I am a member of the Steering Group of the QA-QE in e-learning SIG, a member of the review team for E-xcellence and was Director of 'epprobate' from Oct 2011 to December 2013. From January 2015 I have also been a Researcher and Quality Assurance Specialist at ProZnanie Jsc, Sofia. Since retiring from the Institute of Education in 2010 I have worked on a number of EU funded projects including: * Hands on ICT - http://handsonict.eu/ * SigMath - http://sigmath.eu/en/ * Increasing the capacity of Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Sofia in designing, conducting and providing quality distance e-learning - http://edo.e-center.uni-sofia.bg/ Other recent consultancies include: * external evaluation of the Amnesty International Human Rights MOOC - https://courses.edx.org/courses/course-v1:AmnestyInternationalX+Rights1x+4T2015/info * review of on-line initial teacher training for TSL Education. I am present working with Sofia University on the Horizon 2020 project TeSLA - An Adaptive Trust-based e-assessment system for learning.

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Publications

Informed choice? How the United Kingdom’s key information set fails to represent pedagogy to potential students

  • Barefoot H
  • Oliver M
  • Mellar H
Quality in Higher Education (2016)
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Quality Assessment for E-learning: a Benchmarking Approach (Third edition)

  • Kear K
  • Rosewell J
  • Williams K
  • Ossiannilsson E
  • Rodrigo C
  • Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua Á
  • Santamaría Lancho M
  • Vyt A
  • Mellar H
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Introduction

  • Mor Y
  • Mellar H
  • Warburton S
  • Winters N
Practical Design Patterns for Teaching and Learning with Technology (2014)
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Quality enhancement for e-learning courses: The role of student feedback

  • Jara M
  • Mellar H
Computers and Education (2010)
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e-learning

  • Mellar H
Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education (2008)
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Professional experience

Emeritus Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning

University College London Institute of Education

September 1986 - Present