Learning Area Co-ordinator for research & development into Information Literacy at MMU as part of the continuation group following the HEFCE funded collaborative LearnHigher CETL. This was a very active and progressive national research project and the only CETL project in the University. Funding is was at around of £250,000.
Further details about UK CETLs are at: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/learning/TInits/cetl/
More information on MMU LearnHigher CETL can be found at: http://learnhigher.ac.uk/
Bob Glass (BA, ALA, FETC, Dip MST& Fellow of the Higher Education Academy) has worked with the department since 1991, initially on a part-time and consultancy basis and latterly as a full-time member of users. Bob teaches on Common Undergraduate Degree routes and MA/MSc courses.
Bobs career has included work with libraries, bookshops, publishers, software houses, IT training companies and management training companies. Whilst at MMU he has been involved in student support and guidance, web site development and course development/planning. Bob has worked in further and higher education including sessional work at Wirral Metropolitan College and Liverpool John Moore’s University. He has extensive experience in teaching/ training technical subjects and library based competencies. He has taught and presented extensively at Universities and Conferences in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA.
Bob lives on the Wirral, has three (large) children and enjoys music, playing guitar, walking and travel.
Hornby, Sue & Glass, Bob. Reader Development in Practice: bringing literature to it’s readers. London: Facet. 2008
Glass, Bob & Griffiths, Jillian R. (in) Libraries without walls 7: Exploring “anytime”, ”anywhere” delivery of library services-.An introduction to the LearnHigher CETL..with particular reference to its work on Information literacy audits at Manchester Metropolitan University. London: Facet. 2008
Further updates shortly (this entry dated 25th October 2012).
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