Jane Barnard

Dr Jane Barnard PGCE, PhD

Dr Jane Barnard

Programme Leader, Education

Department of Education and Community Studies

Faculty of Education and Health

Dr Jane Barnard is a Programme Leader in the Department of Education & Community Studies at the University of Greenwich.

Jane has worked in education for at least 30 years, initially as a Biology teacher, programme leader/developer and also head of department, and lately as researcher and lecturer in education. 

Jane's interests cover a range of educational topics including research methodology, comparative education, work-based learning, and e-learning.

She joined the university in 2015, now leading on EdD and Education PhD programmes and lecturing across undergraduate and postgraduate courses that focus on research methodology and comparative education, as well as supervising MA and EdD degree research projects. 

Posts held previously:

  • 2013-15, Programme Leader, MA Education, University of Greenwich
  • 2006-13, Senior Lecturer, Department Education & Community Studies, University of Greenwich
  • Programme Leader, Department of Education & Community Studies
  • Leads on EdD and Education PhD programmes
  • Course lecturer on undergraduate and postgraduate programme
  • Supervises MA and EdD degree research projects
  • External Examiner: undergraduate work-based learning education degrees, University of Brighton
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Jane's research activity is primarily on e-learning, reflective practice and classroom dynamics. Her particular area of interest is in how teachers and students interact with learning technologies.

Barnard, J. (2011). Reflections on a personal journey: learning journals in use. ELiSS Journal, 3(3), Spring 2011.

Barnard, J., Thompson, J. and Attawel, J. (2000). Evaluating ICT strategies in teaching and learning. The Further Education Development Agency/FEDA publications, 8(3).

Jones, A., Barnard, J., Calder, J., Scanlon, E. and Thompson, J. (2000). Evaluating learning and teaching technologies in further education. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 8(3), pp. 56-66. 

Jones, A., Barnard, J., Calder, J. and Scanlon, E. (2000). Developing a tool for evaluating information and learning technologies. College Research, 4(1). 

Barnard, J. (1999). Computers in FE Biology: a study of how teachers' classroom practice can be affected by different software. Educational Technology and Society, 2(4).

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Barnard, J. (2011). Building on Competency workshop. Work-Based Learning and Higher Education Policy and Practice: The New Political and Financial Environment, UVAC conference, 17-18 November, York.

Barnard, J. (2009). An evaluation of the use of PebblePad with undergraduate Education Studies students. In: T. Bastiaens, J. Dron, and C. Xin, eds., Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009, pp. 833-839. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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