David Perkins de Oliveira

TEL Officer

David works part-time (50%) in the TEL Education Development team within Technology Enhanced Learning and Education Development. He spends the other half of his time in the School of Modern Languages, where he teaches Portuguese and supports Technology Enhanced Learning.

Within the TELED team, David's duties include:


David has worked in the School of Modern Languages as a teacher since 2009. His role has gradually expanded to include TEL support and training within the school. Prior to joining the University, David worked in Germany, Portugal and the UK in language-teaching and software implementation and support roles.

In 2017 David joined the TELED team on a part-time basis and is currently focussed on supporting the introduction of Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) in various schools across the University.

David's projects at the University have included students as producers (audiovisual projects, subtitling and content creation in Xerte), innovative uses of media in teaching (combining Mediasite, Swivel and Xerte), and using formative quizzes in Blackboard to engage students (presented at the Bristol Institute of Learning and Teaching Launch Symposium on Assessment and at the GW4 Colloquium on Innovation in Modern Languages Education, Cardiff University).

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