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James Rutherford

James Rutherford

James Rutherford - Senior Educational Technologist, Learning Enhancement and Development

James is a learning spaces specialist who has been working in the design and development of new learning environments in higher education since 2009. He also has over twenty years of AV project management and technical experience in support of learning and teaching.

He has a Master's in Advanced Educational Practice from UCL Institute of Education, where he explored the creation of physical environments in higher education that enable effective learning and teaching.

James works part-time for City, University of London, as a Senior Educational Technologist and Project Lead for multimedia production and learning space development. In addition to this role he works as a Learning Space Consultant with universities, architects and furniture manufacturers. He has previously worked in managerial roles for learning environment development at the University of Birmingham and University of the Arts London.

Expertise and areas of interest

  • Project management of institutional Learning Spaces change projects
  • Learning Spaces design and development consultant
  • Organisational structures for developing new learning environments
  • Video production design for learning and teaching

Internal committee memberships

  • Project lead on LEaD project focused on expanding the programme of piloting wireless collaboration in learning and teaching contexts
  • Designed contemporary learning environment for Dept. of Journalism, modelled on a broadcast newsroom designed for multiple channels, by integrating work flows across TV, radio, online and print.

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Conferences and Publications