David Wooff

Name: David Wooff
Department: Secondary and Further Education
Current position: Senior Lecturer Secondary Education, Course Leader BSc(Hons) Secondary Design and Technology with QTS*, Year 3 Leader Secondary Undergraduate Programme
Email: wooffd@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education

Biography

Level 6 Modules

    • SUG3000 – Professional Practice PP2
    • SUG3002 – Classroom Assessment skills and target setting for pupil progress in Design and Technology
    • SUG3017 – Products for people, Design and realisation from concept to reality

Level 4 Modules

  • SUG1005 -Technology and its place in Education.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2016       MA Education – Edge Hill University
  • 2016       PGDip Design and Technology Education – Edge Hill University
  • 2015       PGCert Higher Education Teaching, Learning and Support – Edge Hill University
  • 1999       PGCE Secondary Design and Technology with QTS -Lancaster University
  • 1995       B.Eng.(Hons) Mechanical Engineering  – UCLAN

Currently David is reading for a PhD in Higher Education Research at Lancaster University.

Interests

  • 2016 – Present, Member of the Magistrates Association
  • 2015 – Present, Member of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)
  • 2014 – Present, Member of the Technology Teachers Association (TTA)
  • 2013 – Present Member of the Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education
  • 2012 – Present Associate Member of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT)
  • 2008 – 2014, Member, The National Association of Advisers and Inspectors in Design and Technology (NAAIDT) Merged with the Design and Technology Association in 2014
  • 2000 – Present Member, Design and Technology Association (DATA)

Achievements:

  • 2016 Elected to Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • 2015 Elected to Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
  • 2015 Elected to Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • 1999 Gained Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • 1995 Elected to Associate Membership of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (AMIMechE)

Published work:

Refereed Journal Articles:

Bell, D., Wooff, D., McLain, M. and Morrison-Love, D. (2017): STEM education in the 21st century: learning at work – an exploration of design and technology teacher perceptions and practices. The International Journal of Technology and Design Education, Springer. (In Press)

McLain, M., McLain, M., Tsai, J., Mike, M., Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2017) Traditional tales and imaginary contexts in Primary design and technology: a case study. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal. ISSN 1360-1431 (In Press)

Bell, D., Wooff, D., McLain, M. and Morrison, D. (2017) Analysing Design and Technology as an educational construct; an investigation into its curriculum position and pedagogical identity. Curriculum Journal. pp. 1-20. ISSN 0958-5176 DOI 10.1080/09585176.2017.1286995

Hughes, C., Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2011) Underpinning The STEM Agenda Through Technological Textiles? An exploration of design technology teachers’ attitudes. Journal of Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 16 (1). pp. 53-61. ISSN 1360-1431

Books:

Ross, S, Bell, D., Harris, J, Hughes, C, McLain, M and Wooff, D. (2016) Cambridge iGCSE Design and Technology Teacher Guide. Harper Collins Publishers. ISBN 9780008144210

Harris, J, Bell, D, Hughes, C, McLain, M, Ross, S and Wooff, D. (2016) Cambridge iGCSE Design and Technology Student Book. Harper Collins Publishers. ISBN 9780008124687

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2014) Technology Enhanced Learning; A Case Study. In: Bostock, J. and Wood, J. (eds). Supporting Student Transitions 14-19: Approaches to Teaching and Learning. Routledge (Taylor Francis Group). ISBN 978-0415822879

Wooff, D., Bell, D. and Owen-Jackson, G. (2013) Assessment Questions. In: Owen-Jackson, G. (ed). Debates in Design and Technology. Debates in Subject Teaching. Routledge, London, pp. 180-192. ISBN 0415689058

Hughes, C. and Wooff, D. (2013) Textiles: Design and Technology or Art? In: Owen-Jackson, G. (ed). Debates in Design and Technology. Debates in Subject Teaching. Routledge, London, pp. 115-124. ISBN 978041568905

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2013) QR Codes. In: Ingle, S and Duckworth, V (eds). Enhancing Learning through Technology in Lifelong Learning: Fresh Ideas: Innovative Strategies. Open University Press, Maidenhead, pp. 100-103. ISBN 9780335246403

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2013) The implementation of technological enhanced learning: Increasing engagement and improving attainment. In: Clark, R, Andrews, J, Thomas, L and Aggarwal, R (eds). Compendium of effective practice in higher education. Higher Education Academy, York, pp. 164-167. ISBN 9781854494474

Other Publications:

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2016) Promoting STEM Careers. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (3). pp. 36-37. ISSN 1745-5448

Bell, D., Wooff, D., McLain, M. and Martin, M. (2015) Monster Invasion! D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession, 2015 (3). pp. 42-43. ISSN 1745-5448

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2012) Catering for All. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (2). pp. 64-67. ISSN 1745-5448

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2012) Increasing Student Engagement and Attainment through the Implementation of Technology Enhanced Learning. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (3). pp. 16-19. ISSN 1745-5448

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2011) Raising Boys’ Attainment. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (5). pp. 24-26. ISSN 1745-5448

Wooff, D. and O’Brien, C (2011) Aiming for the Stars. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (3). pp. 7-10. ISSN 1745-5448

Bell, D. and Wooff, D. (2011) Celebrating Design and Technology in the North West. D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession (1). pp. 14-16. ISSN 1745-5448

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