Dr Katharine Stapleford
- Position: Lecturer in Digital Education
- Areas of expertise: Digital Education; Online and Distance Learning; Language teaching and teacher education; Academic Skills
- Email: K.E.Stapleford@leeds.ac.uk
- Phone: +44(0)113 343 9289
- Location: 2.18 Hillary Place
My background is in the field of English Language Teaching and ESOL. I taught English in Zimbabwe, France and the UK. I taught ESOL and teacher education in Further Education in the UK before moving into Learning Development and Online Distance Learning in Higher Education.
- Programme Manager - MA/PG Dip/PG Cert Digital Education
- Academic Lead for Digital Education - School of Education
- Academic Personal Tutoring Lead
My current research focuses on the lived experiences of postgraduate Online Distance Learners using a narrative enquiry approach.<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
I currently teach and supervise on Digital Education courses within the school of education.
Research groups and institutes
- Centre for Digital Learning