Jane is a qualified accountant (Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants) and MBA graduate and spent many years in business management, before moving into financial training and lecturing. She spent ten years as a senior manager in the UK financial services sector, mainly in wholesale and investment banking in the City of London.
She has been a lecturer in accounting and finance at the Open University since June 2010.
Jane is a qualified higher education teacher, with a Doctorate in Education, an MA in Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She has been an assessor and examiner for professional accounting bodies. She is an external examiner for De Montfort University.
Jane is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Jane's research interests are in social theories of learning in higher education and the effect of the business school ‘community of practice’ on student identity development.
Jane has completed and is working on various scholarship projects for the university,in particular a project looking at the use and effect of computer-marked objective testing in accounting teaching with Dr Ruslan Ramanau (OUBS). She is researching student emotional engagement in accounting studies in distance-learning students.
Jane supervises on the Doctorate in Education programme (Open University).
Jane's teaching interests are in accounting, finance: financial services and financial strategy. Jane specialises in commissioning, developing and using multimedia teaching resources for finance and accounting students.
Go to OpenLearn to see an example: http://tinyurl.com/mggzzjb.
Jane is Qualification Lead for the BA Business Studies (Accounting) and the Professional Certificate in Accounting and is responsible for liaison with professional accounting organisations.
Jane teaches Open University business students in face-to-face settings, runs workshops for other university teachers, for example, see this event: http://preview.tinyurl.com/lcsvmws , organised with the Higher Education Academy.
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