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Joanna Stroud

Head of Online Learning - University College London (UCL)

Jo has worked in higher education for over a decade, including at LSHTM, LSE, and Sheffield Hallam University. At UCL her team is responsible for design and development of online courses, providing guidance relating to online pedagogies and learning design. They additionally support course development processes, provide the public-facing learning platform, UCL Extend, and manage UCL’s relationship with FutureLearn. Jo co-ordinated the strategic, pedagogic, and developmental components of UCL’s move to online teaching as part of its COVID-19 response.

Jo holds master’s in education from the UCL Institute of Education, is a Fellow of the HEA, CMALT assessor, and has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her primary interests in the field of digital education are, as you might expect, fully online teaching and learning, professional education, and open educational practices.