Dr Rebecca Gill

‘My pathway into learning and teaching development’

Rebecca Gill joined Newcastle University as a postgraduate research student in 2007, and completed her PhD thesis on postcolonial women’s autobiographies in 2012.

During her studies Rebecca taught undergraduate English Literature modules at Newcastle and Sunderland universities and worked as a facilitator for postgraduate research training in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Newcastle.  She also worked as a CV Advisor in the university Careers Service for a year, and undertook other administrative support roles to help support her self-funded studies.

Rebecca has worked for the Learning and Teaching Development Service at Newcastle University since November 2012, and joined the Educational Development and eLearning team as a Development Officer in 2014.  She supports academic staff with the use of technology enhanced learning (TEL) tools in learning and teaching, with a particular focus on assessment and feedback.  Her role involves designing and delivering training, supporting effective and innovative use of TEL tools, and researching and testing new developments.