Tracy Atkinson (Conference Chair)
Teaching Fellow in Digital Education
The University of Strathclyde
Tracy Atkinson is a Teaching Fellow in Digital Education in The School of Education at The University of Strathclyde. Her interests lie in technology-enhanced learning, and span both theory and practice: exploring the development and implementation of effective digital pedagogies, the use of digital tools to enhance teaching and learning and the impact of research and innovation on present and future practice. Further interests include the role of metacognition and self-regulation in relation to the use of technology. Tracy is a member of The School of Education Blended Learning Working Group. She is co-mentor for implementation within the School and for broader Faculty developments. She is jointly responsible for managing the integration of Digital Literacy and Computing Science across the BA Primary Education, and is Programme Co-ordinator for PGDE (Primary) Digital Education. She also leads a Primary/Secondary Professional Specialisation Module on Digital Pedagogy & Tools and teaches on a Masters module on the Philosophy of Technology and Education. Tracy is a member The Scottish Council of Deans of Education: Digital Teaching and Learning Group. She is also part of a Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Programme faculty-wide group exploring the use of social media and technology to enhance teaching and learning. She is currently working towards Certified Membership of The Association for Learning Technology.