Ian teaches part-time on the Media Production/Lens based Media pathway of the Foundation Diploma. He specialises in video production particularly live broadcast television enabling students to experience how a Studio based TV show is produced. Recently, Ian has begun to explore how Smart technology can interact with the viewer to enhance their viewing experience i.e. 2nd Screen integration, Augmented reality, Social networking. This new exciting technology will help students find news ways of approaching the media industry.
In addition to Ian’s Foundation Diploma teaching, he works within the Ravensbourne Outreach team. His role is to encourage creative students from schools and colleges to attend taster days that can help them find a clear path of progression into Further or Higher Education. Ian works with local community groups, government agencies and institutions to raise awareness about the creative opportunities on offer at Ravensbourne. His personal remit is to explore new ways of using creative technology to enhance the students creativity to help them move confidently into a professional educational environment but ultimately to gain access to a rewarding well paid career.