Luke Westwood

Luke Westwood

Digital Learning Advisor (MDS)

Contact details

Higher Education Futures Institute (HEFi)
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Luke began working at the University of Birmingham in 2018 as part of the Medical and Dental Sciences HEFi Digital Team. In his role Luke supports academics with a wide range of digital tools such as the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Online portfolio Tool and Lecture Capture Software focusing on a combination of design and pedagogical approaches.

Luke has a background in video and film production, focusing on narrative and documentary productions and has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of video covering Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production with speciality knowledge in Screen Writing, Videography and Editing.


BA Hons Film and Video Production – University of Wolverhampton 2017

ITSL – Introduction to Teaching and Supporting Learning 2018

Associate Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy 2017

Other activities

Luke’s interests include developing training materials to assist with the use of educational tools. In addition to, developing pedagogically sound and user-friendly approaches to many of Tools what are used across the institution. With a particular interest in Assessment and Feedback, Degree Apprentices, Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC), Instructional Design and the use of both audio and video in education allowing him to draw on his past experiences.