Dom Pates - Senior Educational Technologist, Learning Enhancement and Development
Dom is a Senior Educational Technologist at City. He manages the educational technology relationship with three schools – Cass Business School, The City Law School and the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering.
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.