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Cath Fenn

Job Title
Senior Academic Technologist
Warwick Medical School - Education and Development
024 7615 0065
Research Interests

Critical digital pedagogy. Team based approaches to providing flexible e-resources; developing digital capability; digital literacy; students as change agents; virtual patients to support development of clinical reasoning skills; personal learning environments; instructional design; repositories; ePortfolios; assessment; social and learning networks; interactive approaches to teaching; use of multi-media.


Academic Technology Lead for the Warwick MB ChB course with a special interest in digital capability development, digital wellbeing and a critical approach to exploring the affordances technology offers for the enhancement of learning. My expertise is in seeing the potential in technology enhanced learning. I have over 15 years of experience in HE spotting opportunities, developing resources and working to build digital capacity within HE teams. Projects past and present include collaborative developments in partnership with other University departments, a UK wide project exploring the tangible benefits of e-learning, a UK wide project exploring use of digital literacies pilot materials to support staff, curriculum and institutional development in response to the digital literacies agenda, support for Health Foundations project - Safer Systems, digital plan for building a research network in Africa (CARTA) and support for a cross-faculty postgraduate programme developed in partnership with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Experience is backed up by JISC Digital Leaders programme, Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT), postgraduate award (PGA) in e-learning, certificate in advice & guidance and PRINCE2 project management methodology foundation certificate.