The University of Northampton, UK
Dr Rachel Maxwell (@DrRachLTB) is Head of Learning and Teaching Development at the University of Northampton where she is currently leading a number of projects supporting the student experience. These include improving the first year experience through developing a holistic approach to student support and introducing learner analytics to support student engagement.
Rachel has also led on the development of a framework of graduate attributes embedding employability and Changemaker skills across our curricula. Her work also focusses on developing assessment and feedback practices suitable for the 21st century, promoting academic integrity and supporting staff to introduce innovation into their own pedagogic practice.
Rachel previously worked as a Learning Designer, supporting staff to redesign modules and programmes as part of an institutional move to blended learning, building on her work as a lecturer in both HE and FE.