The Authors

Peter HProf Peter Hartley is an independent consultant and Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University, UK. After many years teaching and producing textbooks  in Communication Studies, he moved into educational development roles and became involved in several national UK initiatives to enhance student learning, including Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning – CETLs – and development projects for JISC and the Higher Education Academy (HEA), including work on e-portfolios, social software, computer-aided assessment, audio feedback, work-based learning and OER. As a National Teaching Fellow (NTFS), he has promoted the use of new technology and developed educational software applications, including ‘The Interviewer’ (2nd edition, Gower, 2010), ‘Interviewer Viva’ (Bradford, 2011) and his work on the award-winning ‘Making Groupwork Work’ with the LearnHigher CETL.

Peter ChattertonDr Peter Chatterton, a physicist by background, is an independent consultant and academic who works with universities and Government departments/agencies on programmes of innovation, change and agile working for educational transformation. He also works with businesses, large and small, and helps develop university-employer partnerships with a particular focus on developing graduate employability skills, work-based learning and enhancing university collaboration with employers.

Peter runs his own consultancy practice, Daedalus e-World and you can find out more about his activities on the company web-site –