London EC1V 0HB
Dom Pates is a Senior Educational Technologist, Learning Enhancement and Development at City, University of London.
Dom is a Senior Educational Technologist at City. He manages the educational technology relationship with three schools – Bayes Business School, The City Law School and the School of Science & Technology.
Specialising in innovations in learning spaces, he has contributed to the design of key recent space developments at City, including B200, a suite of collaborative PC labs in Drysdale, and a bespoke space for teaching Artificial Intelligence for Computer Science. Dom led the introduction of wireless collaboration technologies to City, enabling academics to wirelessly display content from a mobile device in specialist Engineering labs, and is co-managing an initiative to incorporate this functionality into all of City’s learning spaces.
Prior to joining City, Dom worked as an IT Trainer and as a teacher. Dom has worked in education for most of his career, which has included five years in Japan. He holds a Masters degree in Digital Media from Sussex University, and a Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching for Adults.
Expertise and areas of interest
- Learning Spaces
- Mobile Learning
- Web Conferencing
- Online Learning
- Social Media
- Creative Commons/Copyright
- Open Internet
- Internet Radio
External activities and memberships
- Scrum Master
- Pates, D (2019). The Holographic Academic: Rethinking Telepresence in Higher Education. Book chapter in Emerging Technologies and Pedagogies in the Curriculum. Springer, pub. Pending.
- Pates, D (2018). Using wireless collaboration to enhance university learning spaces and encourage mobile learning practices. Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching. The University of Greenwich, London. Conference reflection article. [DOI]
- UCISA (2016). The UK Higher Education Learning Spaces Toolkit: A SCHOMS, AUDE and UCISA Collaboration. UCISA, Oxford. Contribution made.
- Elmes, J (2016). Academics ‘do want to teach’ in technology-enhanced classrooms’. Times Educational Supplement. Interview given.
- Pates, D; Sumner, N (2016). E-learning spaces and the digital university. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. Vol 33 Iss 3, pp 159-171.
- Pates, D; Sumner, N (2015). E-learning spaces and the digital university (pdf) ICICTE Conference paper.
- ALT (2015). Reclaiming the webinar: challenges and opportunities for live online learning. Contribution made.
- Pates, D (2012). Creative Commons in the Classroom: Use, Share, Remix. In IATEFL 2011 Brighton Conference Selections. IATEFL, Canterbury.