Bronwen Swinnerton

Bronwen is a Senior Research Fellow in Digital Education in the School of Education at the University of Leeds. Her previous roles have involved developing blended learning and online training and teaching materials, both in the private sector and at the University of Leeds. Her background is in education research, having worked in the history of education, research in assessment and evaluation and in digital learning for many years. Bronwen is particularly interested in digital learning research associated with MOOCs, and how learners behave in MOOCs. She is also interested in the ways in which online and blended learning materials can be personalised to enhance the learning experience.

Recent publications

Morris, N.P., Swinnerton, B.J., Hotchkiss, S. (2015). Can demographic information predict MOOC learner outcomes?. in

Swinnerton, B.J., Hotchkiss, S. and Morris, N.P.  (2016). Making comments in MOOCs: Who is doing all the talking and does it help? Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. ISSN 0266-4909 (In Press)

Swinnerton, B.J., Morris, N.P., Hotchkiss, S. and Pickering, JD. (2016). The integration of an anatomy massive open online course (MOOC) into a medical anatomy curriculum. Anatomical Sciences Education. doi:10.1002/ase.1625

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