Helen Donelan

Senior Lecturer

Helen's current research interests include:

  • Social media for STEM engagement and networking in academia
  • Gender differences in the use of social media and online networks for professional practices
  • The use of ICTs in teaching
  • Gendered motivations and choices in STEM HE.
  • The use of virtualisation for teaching networking and server technologies
  • Learning and peer feedback in shared online spaces
  • Tools for enabling online collaboration and group work

Helen currently chairs a 60 credit Level 2 module called Communication and Information technologies. She also authors materials for several study blocks on this module.

She has also been involved in other modules at the Open University. She previously chaired the production and presentation of a 30 credit Level 1 module: Microsoft Server Technologies and was a member of the module team for the Level 1 module: Technologies in practice. She also authored materials for a Level 3 module: Communications Technologies.

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