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Portrait of Mr Stephen White Mr Stephen White

s.a.white2@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472461



Biography

November 2002 to Present: Senior Lecturer within the School of Human and Health Sciences.

  • Current: Full-time Project Facilitator for the Technology Enhanced Education eLearning Group (TEEE), School eLearning Project Team.
  • 2012 – present: Project Lead for the School of Human and Health Sciences O3 initiative (Online, Off Campus, Out of Hours), to produce a distance learning CPD portfolio.
  • 2011 – 2013: Acute Care Division Lead for Exploring the Creative Use of Technology in Teaching.
  • 2008 – 2011: Course Leader for DipHe Operating Department Practice, and DPS Perioperative Practice.

2001 – 2002: Senior Lecturer, Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) Education Department, Defence School of Health Care Studies, University of Central England in Birmingham.

  • February 2002 – Nov 2002: Programme Director: DipHE Operating Department Practice.
  • September 2001 – Nov 2002: Programme Director: Foundation Studies in Health Practice.
  • Jan 2001 – Nov 2002: Deputy Head of Department.

1996 – 2001: Senior Lecturer, Health Studies Division, Royal Defence Medical College.
1992 – 1996: Instructor / Head of Department, RAF OTTech Training School, RAF Halton.

Research & Scholarship

  • Current – Designing a staff development short course in facilitating online learning.
  • 2008 to current - PhD: Determination of the infection risks posed by the use of mobile technology in healthcare settings. This is supported by funding of £25,000 from the SHA and £10,000 from School Innovation Funds.
  • 2012 to current – Lead for the School O3 Project (O3 = Online, Off-campus, Out of hours) – remit to transform some of the current post-professional registration (CPD) portfolio of courses from traditional delivery to distance learning.
  • 2009 to 2012– Joint project lead for development of university PDP smartphone app – evaluated functionality - extended to development and evaluation of bespoke eportfolio. This is supported by funding of £18,000 from University of Huddersfield Learning and Teaching (INSPIRE) funding.
  • 2008 to 2011 – Project Lead for developing a multi-professional online mentor update package for Yorkshire and Humber region – this was for 15 professions from 9 Higher Education Institutions – see publications for details. This was supported by funding of £53,000 from the Yorkshire and Humber SHA.
  • 2006 to 2010 – member of the University of Huddersfield core team for the Assessment of Learning in Practice Settings (ALPS) project (http://www.alpsweb.net/about-alps.asp) – represented the University of Huddersfield on the ALPS IT Management Group, ALPS E-valuation Committee and ALPS Security Group – was also the ODP lead on the implementation and evaluation of using Smartphone technology in the practice assessment of healthcare students.
  • 2006 to 2008 – Developed a multi-professional online mentor update package (for nurses, midwives and ODPs) for the University of Huddersfield – this was supported by £7,000 from School Innovation Funds – this was later bought by the Strategic Health Authority and developed further for regional use (see above).

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2013

White, S. and Low, C. (2013) ‘The O3 Project - Implementing Support For The Transition To Distance Learning’. In: The Fifth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning. Nice, France: IARIA. pp. 15-19. ISBN 978-1-61208-253-0

2012

White, S., Topping, A., Humphreys, P., Rout, S. and Williamson, H. (2012) ‘The cross-contamination potential of mobile telephonesJournal of Research in Nursing , 17 (6), pp. 582-595. ISSN 1744-9871

White, S. and Sykes, A. (2012) ‘Evaluation of a Blended Learning Approach Used in an Anatomy and Physiology Module for Pre-registration Healthcare Students’. In: Proceedings of eLmL 2012, The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning. : ThinkMind/IARIA. pp. 1-9. ISBN 978-1-61208-180-9

White, S (2012) ‘ePortfolios: A Vision of Their Use as a Life Record, from Birth to Death’. In: The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning eL&mL 2012 (part of DigitalWorld 2012), 30th January - 4th February 2012, Valencia, Spain

2011

Ahmed, E., Ward, R., White, S. and Jabbar, A. (2011) ‘Use of Emerging Mobile Technologies in Portfolio Development’. In: MOBILITY 2011: The First International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users. Barcelona, Spain: IARIA. pp. 81-85. ISBN 978-1-61208-164-9

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2011) ‘Effectively using an online multidisciplinary tool to update healthcare mentors: a comparative evaluative studyInternational Journal On Advances in Life Sciences , 3 (3/4), pp. 39-46. ISSN 1942-2660

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2011) ‘Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Multiprofessional Online Mentor Update Tool’. In: The Third International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning eL&mL 2011, February 23-28, 2011 , Gosier, Guadeloupe, France

2010

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2010) ‘Development of an Interprofessional eLearning Mentor Update Package ’. In: 7th Asia Pacific Nurses Convention (ASPAN), 30th June - 2nd July 2010, Singapore

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2010) ‘Using E-Learning And Blended Learning Principles In A Problem Based Learning Package To Contextualise Anatomy And Physiology’. In: 7th Asia Pacific Nurses Convention (ASPAN), 30th June - 2nd July 2010, Singapore

Ousey, K. and White, S. (2010) ‘Using technology in professional education’. In: 17th International Conference on Learning, 6th-9th July 2010, Hong Kong

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2010) ‘Teaching Anatomy and Physiology Online Using Problem-Based Learning ’. In: 2010 Second International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-Line Learning. Saint Maarten, Netherlands, Antilles : IEEE. pp. 23-28. ISBN 9781424457182

Ousey, K. and White, S. (2010) ‘A Case Study Exploring a Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Initiative to Use E-Learning to Meet the Professional Learning Needs of Health and Social Care Practitioners’. In: Interprofessional E-Learning and Collaborative Work. IGI Global: Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. pp. 286-300. ISBN 9781615208890

2009

Ousey, K. and White, S. (2009) ‘Using PBL to meet the needs of mandatory training in healthcare ’. In: 2nd International PBL Symposium - What Are We Learning About Learning?, 10 - 12 June 2009, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2009) ‘A proposal to deliver anatomy and physiology education through a multimedia problem based learning package’. In: 2nd International PBL Symposium - What Are We Learning About Learning?, 10 - 12 June 2009, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

Ousey, K. and White, S. (2009) ‘Developing a multi-professional e-learning mentor update packageIEEE Digital Library , pp. 103-107.

2008

White, S. and Ousey, K. (2008) ‘Development of an inter-professional E-learning mentor update package’. In: Teaching and Learning Conference 2008: Enhancing Learning: Technology by Design, 15th September 2008, University of Huddersfield

Esteem

International Committees

Advisory Conference Chair

  • The Sixth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2014). March 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • The Fifth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2013). February/March 2013, Nice, France.
  • The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2012). January/February 2012, Valencia, Spain.

Technical Programme Committee and Paper Reviews

  • IADIS 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning (ML 2014). February/March 2014, Madrid, Spain.
  • The Sixth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2014). March 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • IADIS International Conference on Mobile Learning (ML 2013). March 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • The Fifth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2013). February/March 2013, Nice, France.
  • The Second International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation (INFOCOMP 2012). October 2012, Venice, Italy.
  • The Second International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users (MOBILITY 2012). October 2012, Venice, Italy.
  • The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2012). January/February 2012, Valencia, Spain.
  • The First International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation (INFOCOMP 2011). October 2011 – Barcelona, Spain.
  • The Third International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2011). February 2011, Gosier, Guadeloupe, France.
  • The Second International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2010). February 2010, Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles.

Editorial Board/Reviewer Panel

  • Editorial Board: International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences
  • Editorial Board: International Journal on Advances in Systems and Measurements
  • Reviewer Panel: MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT)
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  • Editorial Advisory Board: “Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Natural, Spatial, and Social Sciences", Rückemann, C-P (Ed). To be published by IGI Global, scheduled for release in 2012.

Invited Conferences Presentations

International

  • Expert Panel member – “Knowledge-based Society: How Far Are We From Access For All?” – eKNOW/eLmL 2013 PANEL, DigitalWorld 2013, February 24th to March 1st 2013, Nice, France.
  • Opening Keynote presentation – “ePortfolios: A Vision of Their Use as a Life Record, from Birth to Death”, DigitalWorld 2012, January 30th to February 4th 2012, Valencia, Spain.
  • Expert Panel member – “Learning Analytics: Goal, Methods, Trends” - eKNOW/eLmL 2012 PANEL, DigitalWorld 2012, January 30th to February 4th 2012, Valencia, Spain.
  • Expert Panel member – “Social Networks for learning: The Challenges for the Tutor”. PANEL on eKnowledge and eLearning in Digital Era: Needs and Resources. DigitalWorld 2011, 23rd to 28th February 2011, Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, France.

UK

  • Ousey, Karen and White, Stephen “An interprofessional package for the updating of mentors in practice”. In: Multiprofessional Mentor Conference. 20 November 2009, Fairfield General Hospital, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.

Awards

Fellowships

  • 2011 – Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, UK
  • 2011 – Fellowship of the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) (http://www.iaria.org/fellows.html)
  • 1999 - Fellowship of the Association of Operating Department Practitioners (FIOT)

Research Degree Supervision

Subjects interested in supervising

  • Blended, Mobile and E-Learning – curriculum design, pedagogy, application, evaluation and barriers
  • Multimedia and its use in Education
  • Perioperative Practice

Current supervision

  • PhD in the School of Computing and Engineering: Use of emerging mobile technologies to facilitate blended learning in Higher Education

Teaching and Professional Activities

Current module leader

  • HHH2003 - Developing an Understanding of Research Processes and Methods (Distance Learning)

Current module associate

  • Distance learning modules and courses within the School of Human and Health Sciences
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