Biography

Timothy has supported staff in the pedagogical use of technology to enhance learning and teaching at Keele since 2007. Some of his highlights are the design and implementation of Keele’s first fully online distance module (Evidence Based Practice), supporting Keele’s first full school move to online submission and marking, designing and implementing a university wide pre-arrival online induction programme which was awarded the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Optimizing the Student Experience, and the development of digital applications to support students learning and assessment on placements (SIF) and in practical based techniques (Vids).

Further information

Timothy has developed several key systems for Keele University including:


  • SIF - an integrated solution for student placement data and assessment https://sif.keele.ac.uk
  • Vid - an integrated repository of videos accessible to staff and students at Keele. https://www.keele.ac.uk/vids
  • AppInt - a solution for planning and recording of university student applicant interviews. https://www.keele.ac.uk/appint

Timothy has supported staff in the pedagogical use of technology to enhance learning and teaching at Keele since 2007. Some of his highlights are the design and implementation of Keele’s first fully online distance module (Evidence Based Practice), supporting Keele’s first full school move to online submission and marking, designing and implementing a university wide pre-arrival online induction programme which was awarded the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Optimizing the Student Experience, and the development of digital applications to support students learning and assessment on placements (SIF) and in practical based techniques (Vids).

Selected Publications

  • McRobert CJ, Hill JC, Smale T, Hay EM, van der Windt DA. 2018. A multi-modal recruitment strategy using social media and internet-mediated methods to recruit a multidisciplinary, international sample of clinicians to an online research study. PLoS One, e0200184, vol. 13(7). link> doi> full text>
  • Roberts PM, Macduff C, Smale T, Priest HM. Sharing research knowledge. In Healthcare research. A textbook for students and practitioners. Roberts PM and Priest HM (Eds.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell..
  • Stapleton C, Bucher C, Ambrose B, Smale T, Waterfield J, Watkins C. The use of animation in physiotherapy education: a focus on professional education and the development of knowledge of professional responsibility.
  • Smale. 2010. Healthcare Research. In Healthcare Research. Roberts P and Priest H (Eds.). Wiley.

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Journal Articles

  • McRobert CJ, Hill JC, Smale T, Hay EM, van der Windt DA. 2018. A multi-modal recruitment strategy using social media and internet-mediated methods to recruit a multidisciplinary, international sample of clinicians to an online research study. PLoS One, e0200184, vol. 13(7). link> doi> full text>

Chapters

  • Smale. 2010. Healthcare Research. In Healthcare Research. Roberts P and Priest H (Eds.). Wiley.
  • Roberts PM, Macduff C, Smale T, Priest HM. Sharing research knowledge. In Healthcare research. A textbook for students and practitioners. Roberts PM and Priest HM (Eds.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell..

Other

  • Stapleton C, Bucher C, Ambrose B, Smale T, Waterfield J, Watkins C. The use of animation in physiotherapy education: a focus on professional education and the development of knowledge of professional responsibility.