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Nicola Fern

Senior Digital Learning Developer


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Senior Digital Learning Developer in the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD)  


I'm a Digital Learning Developer in the Digital Learning Team within DCAD, having joined the department in October 2020.

I hold an MA in Digital Technology, Communication and Education from Manchester University, and a BA in Communication and Mass Media from Glasgow Caledonian University.

I have expertise in digital pedagogy and multimedia design, graphic design and animation, and am particularly interested in universal design for learning, virtual reality, digital storytelling for education and Blender for 3D modelling.

I'm a member of the team that produces the DCAD podcast - Perplexagogy.

I live in Manchester, so the best way to get in touch with me is via MS Teams or email.

Research interests

  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Virtual Reality
  • Digital pedagogy