Digital Learning Designer, Centre for Education Support and Innovation
Neil Mosley is an experienced digital and online learning designer, producer and strategist. He works across the University with schools and academics to design and deliver high-quality online and distance education.
He manages the University's partnership with FutureLearn, developing our online education portfolio and leading on design, development, production and evaluation.
He has designed a range of online/distance courses and programmes across the University. Working alongside academics to define overall objectives, learning outcomes and target audiences. Co-creating storyboards, audio and video scripts, engaging learning activities and course content using a range of digital media and platforms.
He leads the digital learning design on the Welsh Government funded MFL Mentoring project and the Department for Education funded Language Horizons project in England. Both of which seek to encourage the learning of modern foreign languages at secondary level through f2f and online mentoring and learning.
He is actively engaged in online education research and networks of learning/instructional designers both in the UK and overseas, and contributes towards University approaches and strategy in respect to online and distance education.
Prior to joining the University he worked in the EdTech Lab at Imperial College, a world-leading centre for education technology and online learning.
Articles and publications
Gorrara, C. Jenkins, L. Mosley, N. (2019) Modern languages and mentoring: Lessons from digital learning in Wales, Languages, Society & Policy Journal.
An evaluation of Digi-Languages, an online experience which encourages its users, year 8 or 9 school pupils, to engage in questions which challenge mono-lingual and mono-cultural perceptions. This experience takes a blended approach to mentoring, as an online and face-to-face activity and was developed by the MFL Student Mentoring Project.
Mosley, N (2020) A tale of two campuses…
Mosley, N. (2019) The divergence between digital and education
Mosley, N. (2018) Changing the conversation around video
Mosley, N. (2018) Time to get innovative with digital learning environments
Associate Fellow, Advance HE (2016)
Member, Association for Learning Technology (2015)
2015 - 2017: EdTech Lab, Imperial College.
A world-leading centre for education technology and online learning.
"Modern Languages and Student Mentoring: Digital Innovation and Raising Motivation for Languages in England and Wales" with Professor Claire Gorrara and Lucy Jenkins.
Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series, Kings College London (2019)
"Even better than the real thing? Developing engaging online learning experiences and communities" with Professor Ann Taylor.
Cardiff University's Learning and Teaching Conference (2019)