Postgraduate student wins Learning Technologist of the Year

Daniel Scott Daniel Scott, winner of the Learning Technologist of the Year, Individual Award 2016.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:15:00 BST

Daniel Scott who recently graduated from the Technology Enhanced Learning MSc here at Huddersfield has been awarded the Learning Technologist of the Year, Individual Award 2016.

The Award aims to recognise outstanding achievements in the learning technology field and the promotion of intelligent use of Learning Technology on a national scale.  The awards were judged by a panel of industry professionals from a number of universities including the University of Hull, University of Leeds, University of Edinburgh, University of the West of England and Dr James McDowell, the Director of Teaching and Learning within the School of Computing and Engineering here at the University of Huddersfield was also on the panel.

When asked about receiving the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year award Daniel said “I am extremely proud and overwhelmed at winning this prestigious award.  It’s such a good feeling to be recognised both nationally and internationally for my individual efforts and milestones that I have achieved throughout my professional journey. A big thank you to the panel for making the decision and thank you to the wider learning technology community that inspire me with their research and good practice.”

This is a great achievement, and a fantastic start to his career within the Education sector. We wish Dan the best of luck for the future.

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