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Case Study

Adrian (Mel) Foster

Learning Technologist/Developer

I am a Learning Technologist/Developer within the University’s Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, with a specific focus on video-based technologies as well as supporting the University’s VLE usage.

I completed the University’s Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in 2012 for which I attained fellowship to the Higher Education Academy. I have also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning Technology at the University in 2008.

I began my current role with the University in November 1997, previously having spent six months working in the Faculty of Education as an audio/visual technician.

Teaching and supervision

Areas of expertise


Digital technologies that can be used to support and enhance the learning and teaching within the University. In particular, Video, HTML and VLE usage.

Esteem Indicators

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2012).


0191 515 2892
Centre for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT)
CELT, Second Floor, St Peter’s Gate, St Peter’s Campus, Charles Street, Sunderland, SR6 0AN