Professor Mark Russell
Job title: Professor of Learning and Assessment in Higher Education
Telephone Number: 01707285083
Memberships and Appointments: National Teaching Fellow Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Chartered Engineer (MCIBSE)
National Teaching Fellow
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Chartered Engineer (MCIBSE)
Mark Russell joined UH in 1995. He is an Engineer by background with disciplinary interests in the thermal and fluid sciences. This area of interest includes simulations and computer programming. In addition to his subject related interests and interests relating to engineering education, Mark has developed expertise relating to learning and assessment. Mark’s PhD was in the area of technology-enhanced educative assessment. Mark won the Times Higher E-tutor of the year (2003), is a National Teaching Fellow (2005) and directed the JISC funded ‘Effecting Sustainable Change in Assessment Practice and Experience (ESCAPE)' project. Mark will now direct the JISC funded 'Integrating Technologies for Enhanced Assessment Methods (ITEAM)' project. A project that has an institutional remit and one that also seeks to develop students’ awareness and self-regulation. Mark Russell is Professor of Learning and Assessment in Higher Education at the University of Hertfordshire.
Teaching specialismsBlended Learning, Assessment for Learning, Just in Time Teaching
Collaborations and Projects
Project Director : Integrating Technology-Enhanced Assessment Methods for the Institutional Transformation of student support and self-regulation - the ITEAM project. JISC funded (200k)Prroject Director : Effecting Sustainable Change in Assessment Practice and Experience (ESCAPE) JISC funded (200k)
External critical friend on the Student Portal Resources for Innovative Targeted Assessment project (SPRInTA) – A project funded under the FDTL5 initiative (2004 – 2006)
Invited speaker at the annual Teaching and Learning conferences of the University of Leicestershire, The University of Essex, The University of Northumbria, The Robert Gordon University, Sheffield Hallam University and Manchester Metropolitan University.