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Dr Julie-Ann Sime MA(Hons), MSc, PhD, ACII, MBPsS, FHEA


Julie-Ann Sime


Tel: +44 1524 594726

Research overview

Since 1989, I have been involved in working with industry on collaborative research projects in science and engineering fields, particularly through the design of simulation based training systems. Drawing upon research in cognitive science and educational practice, I am interested in supporting meta-cognitive learning processes such as reflection, team training and learning to learn. I am particularly interested in the development of competence and expertise in professional learning, learning from experience and in putting pedagogical theory into practice in design. I work closely with European industries to look at educational issues with real complexity in industrial training contexts. The focus of my investigations has always been on adult learning primarily at the postgraduate level, involving simulations and virtual reality environments.

Current Teaching

I have been engaged in teaching online, distance programmes in technology-enhanced learning since 1992, and have a wide range of experience in teaching, supervising, and examining distance learning students.  Currently, I teach on the online, distance, Doctoral Programme in e-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning which began in January 2008.

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