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Employment

Dec 2014 – present Knowledge Management AdvisormPowering Frontline Health Workers and 1 million Community Health Workers Campaign
Washington DC & New York
May 2011 – present Director, Digital Campus
UK & Spain
April 2010 – Jan 2013 IT and Technical Project Manager and Visiting Scholar
University of Alcalá, Madrid
Sept 2008 – April 2010 IT Advisor & Trainer
Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Aug 2006 – Sept 2008 Lead Developer in Web 2.0 and Social Software
Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, Milton Keynes
July 2005 – Aug 2006 Senior Developer
Institute of Educational Technology, Open University, Milton Keynes
Feb 2001 – July 2005 Web Developer & Application Programmer
Institute of Educational Technology, Open University, Milton Keynes
Dec 1999 – Nov 2000 IT Manager
International Curriculum and Assessment Agency (ICAA), Hampshire
Oct 1995 – Dec 1999 Developer (Print production)
First Direct, Leeds

Education

Sept 1996 – July 1997 Software Development Postgraduate Diploma
Leeds Metropolitan University
Oct 1991 – June 1994 BSc Hons Degree Mathematics
Leeds University

Other Courses and Qualifications

6 April 2010 Moodle Course Creator Certificate Verify my certificate
12-15 August 2008 Training Skills
VSO
2-6 July 2008 Skills for Working in Development (SKWID)
VSO
June 2008 Improving your Negotiating Skills
Open University (more info)
March 2008 Effective Leadership Skills
Open University (more info)
25 – 29 July 2005 Web Component Development with Java (JSP & Servlets)
Sun Educational Services
Feb – Oct 2005 Understanding Law (W200)
Open University (see course info)
May 2004 – July 2004 Law, the Internet and Society: technology and the future of ideas (T182)
Open University (see course info)
The course is now available freely online, just go to http://technology.open.ac.uk/t182/scripts/login.php and complete the short registration form to get access.
Nov 2003 – Apr 2004 Software Development for Networked Applications using Java (M874) – passed with merit
Open University (see course info)

Publications

Presentations

  • Little A (2013) OppiaMobile Learning Platform, presented at TelSpain 2013, Madrid, 29th Nov 2013 (view presentation)
  • Little A (2013) Mobile Learning for Health Workers, presented at DaeSav 2013, Berlin, 5th Oct 2013 (view presentation)
  • Little A (2011) Using Mobile Technologies to Improve Maternal Health, presented at BarCampEthiopia 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sept 24th 2011 (view presentation)
  • Little A (2011) Overcoming Challenges for Effective Multimedia Delivery, presented at eLearning Africa 2011, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 27th 2011 (view presentation)
  • Little A (2010) Digital Campus: An Integrated Model to support eLearning at Higher Education Institutions in Africa, presented at eLearning Africa 2010, Lusaka, Zambia, May 28th 2010 (view presentation)
  • Little A (2008) Introduction to OpenLearn, presented at MoodleMoot08, Padova University, Italy, May 9th (view presentation)
  • Little A (2008) Google Maps, presented at IET Technology Coffee Morning, Open University, Milton Keynes, (UK), May 7th (view presentation)
  • Little A (2007) MSG: Instant Messaging in OpenLearn, presented at eLearning Community Work-in-Progress #4, Open University, Milton Keynes, (UK), Dec 3rd.
  • Little A (2007) MSG Instant Messenger: social presence and location for the “ad hoc learning experience, presented at OpenLearn conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, (UK), Oct 30-31, 2007.
  • Little A (2007) Integrating Google Maps into MSG, presented at CALRG conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, (UK), June 20-22, 2007.
  • Little A & Tomadaki E (2007) OpenLearn: Open Source VLE, Sussex Learning Network eLearning Project Conference, Brighton, 9 May 2007
  • Little A (2007) Integrating Google Maps into MSG, KMi Internal Seminar, Open University, Milton Keynes, 18 April 2007 – video replay
  • Little A, Okada A & Tomadaki E (2007) Lightning introduction to social software for open learning, Widening Participation and Race Equality Fair, Open University, Milton Keynes, 13 Feb 2007

Conferences & Workshops

12-14 Nov 2015 USAID Global Development Lab Co-Creation Workshop
Washington DC, USA
10-11 Nov 2015 Global mHealth Summit
Washington DC, USA
3-4 Nov 2015 Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group
Washington DC, USA
19-21 Oct 2015 Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference
Mexico City (more info)
15 Apr 2015 CORE Group – Global Health Practitioner Conference
Alexandria DC, USA (more info)
10/11 Dec 2014 Global mHealth Forum
Washington DC, USA (more info)
13/14 Nov 2014 GETHealth
Dublin, Ireland (more info)
29 Nov 2013 TelSpain 2013
Madrid, Spain (more info)
4-5 Oct 2013 DaeSav 2013
Berlin, Germany (more info)
23-24 Sept 2011 BarCamp Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (more info)
25-27 May 2011 eLearning Africa 2011
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (more info)
17-18 Sept 2010 BarCamp Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (more info)
27-28 May 2010 eLearning Africa 2010
Lusaka, Zambia (more info)
9-10 May 2008 MoodleMoot08
Padova University, Italy (more info)
30-31 Oct 2007 OpenLearn Conference
OU, Milton Keynes (more info)
3-5 Oct 2007 Future of Web Apps Expo
London (more info)
9 May 2007 Sussex Learning Network conference
Brighton (more info)
20 – 21 Feb 2007 Future of Web Apps (FOWA)
London
20 – 22 June 2005 Alt-i-Lab 2005 – Advancing Learning Technology Interoperability
Held in Sheffield (more info)
15 -17 June 2005 UNFOLD (Making IMS Learning Design available to teachers)
Held at Minho University, Braga, Portugal (more info)
12-14 May 2004 eLearning Results 2004 (including IMS Learning Design Workshop)
Hosted by GiuntiLabs in Sestri Levante, Italy
23-25 Nov 2002 European Academic Software Awards
Held in Ronneby, Sweden

Awards

26 Apr 2005 Open University Teaching Award – as part of the ‘eMentor’ project team
2004 Open University Teaching Award – as part of the ‘Introducing Teaching and learning Online’ team
2003 Open University Teaching Award – as part of the ‘Knowledge Network’ project team
Nov 2002 European Academic Software Awards (EASA) finalist – for work on the ‘Knowledge Network’

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