Robert Chmielewski (MA, PgCert, FHEA)

I advise educators on how to make the most of our solutions for online assessment, multiple marking, reflective learning and plagiarism detection. Talk to me about double blind marking, PebblePad/ATLAS, Turnitin or anything related to learning technology.

Responsibilities & affiliations

2006 - present – eLearning Advisor, Information Services (Learning Teaching and Web Services)

2013 - 2014 – Secondee at the Institute for Academic Development, Secondment task: ‘'Analysis of Business Requirements for the Personal Tutor dialogue between Staff and Students' (UNFOLD project ).

2012 - 2014 – part time involvement in the Lang2Tech project as ePortfolio Consultant (EU Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation) 

2010 - 2011 – Secondee at the School of Health in Social Science; Secondment task: ‘Online Programme Design for MSc in Advancing Nursing Studies’

2005 - 2006 – Research Project Officer: ‘Exploring ePortfolios for Personal Development Planning’, Media And Learning Technology Service, UoE

Project activity

Examples of recent/ongoing work:

- Teaching Matters blog post (2018)

- Educational, Design and Egagement blog post (2019)

Invited speaker

2019 Supporting complex marking workflows online, Annual ALT Conference , Edinburgh

2019 Students’ Feedback On Feedback, University of Edinburgh's Learning and Teaching Conference, Edinburgh [co-authored with Prof. Peter Higgins]

2019 Stories of online facilitation for employability-related initiatives, Advance HE Employability Symposium: Pedagogy for employability, York

2017 Feedback on Feedback, "Gearing Up" conference, Edinburgh [co-authored with Prof. Peter Higgins]

2016 Students’ feedback on feedback. Enhancing students’ and their markers’ understanding of good feedback, ICERI2016, Seville (Spain) [co-authored with Prof. Peter Higgins]

2015 Unfold: Supporting the student journey from pre-arrival to graduation using reflective online templates, Enhancement Themes 2015 conference, Glasgow [co-authored with Dr. Deborah Shaw]

2014 Enhancing the personal tutor system with the use of reflective templates, PebbleBash, Melbourne (Australia) [co-authored with Prof. Ian Pirie]

2014 Unfold - Supporting the dialogue between students and their personal tutors using reflective online templates, International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia (Spain)

2013 Marginal and Central: The Positioning Of An E-Portfolio Tool In Workplace Language Learning, International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia (Spain) [co-authored with Dr. Peter Evans]

2012 Lang2Tech – Developing Workplace Language Skills Through e-Portfolios, ICT For Language Learning, Florence (Italy)

2012 Flexible use of e-portfolios: from dissertation to volunteering, International ePortfolio and Identity Conference, London

2012 Four fab ideas – including marking on iPads and the ‘why?’ question, PebbleBash International Conference, Shifnal (UK)

2012 MyEdGE and Edinburgh Award in PebblePad, Graduateness and Employability Symposium, University of Staffordshire

2011 INTEGRATE: INTerlinking and Embedding Graduate ATtributes at Edinburgh, International ePortfolio and Identity Conference, London

2011 Interlinking and Embedding Graduate Attributes, Student Lifewide Development Symposium, CRA, Birmingham

2010 Introducing PebblePad. Eight stories from tutors who know what they want and how they want it, PebbleBash International Conference, Shifnal

2006 Portable Reflective Entertainment Portfolio, ePortfolio International Conference, Oxford

2005 Keynote Speaker: Exploring e-portfolios for personal development, Conference on Accessible Technologies, Vic, Barcelona (Spain)