Senior Academic Skills Development Officer
Julia has worked at Skills@Library since 2003 and has a background in adult education, employability and personal development learning. Having gained a distinction in an MA in ICT and Education at Leeds, she now works with students and staff to promote academic skills development and collaborative learning. As chair of the Library's Academic Skills Group she supports Faculty Librarians to deliver academic skills within the curriculum, and helps academics embed skills development within their modules, running staff development sessions and creating online resources for lecturers.
Julia is an active member of the learning development community and is chair of the ALDinHE Conference Working Group. See Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/) for further details.