PG Cert (HE) Postgraduate Certificate in Work Based Learning Institute for Work Based Learning Middlesex University, 2009 - 2010
Ph.D. Children and Computers: The development of graphical interfaces to improve the quality of interaction. Sponsored by the BBC Education Directorate at the Middlesex University School of Education, 1996 - 2003
Certificate in Conservation, Birkbeck College, 1993 -1996
I am a dissertation supervision for B. Ed. students taking EDU 3394/2
Learning & Teaching Interests
An education consultant, applying practical education production experience in a wide range of media to HE learning objectives as: producer, writer, presenter and lighting cameraman.
Programme Adviser at the Institute for Work Based Learning at Middlesex University,
Multimedia projects for teaching and video resources for MODnet 2006-10
FE/HE course leader HND digital production, West Herts College, Watford 1998-2004
BBC Education senior producer of geography, science and maths programmes 1974- 96
Research Outputs & Interests
Using online video feedback methods with BEd Dissertation students through iShowU Instant software. Poster at Teaching & Learning Conference 2016.
e-Learning Consultant at University College, London
Past UCL Projects:
Research Fellowship: What does an HE lecturer find relevant from education media to improve the quality of student engagement? A scoping review across UCL to inform the design of a new Educational Media service for teaching staff.
Production of video resources with Teaching Fellows at the Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT), 2011-2013. Resources for Arena: university-wide roll out of the HEA UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF). Working to CALT Director Dr Dilly Fung, 2014
Workshops for UCL staff:
Media-Savvy Teaching Workshop, 2 day, June 2013 Teaching for Better Student Engagement Workshop, 24th July 2014
Funded Research & Knowledge Exchange Projects
Engagement & Impact
Howarth, M S (2013) Metaphor and neuroscience: implications for online learning. In B. Sutton & A. Basiel,ed. Teaching and Learning Online: New Models of Learning for a Connected World, Volume 2, Routledge, Ch.11.
Howarth, M. S. (2011). Metaphor, embodied learning and WBL. Work Based Learning Futures V Conference. University of Derby.
Howarth, M. S. (2011). Neuroscience & metaphor: implications for e-Learning, [poster] Research in Distance Education October 26, Centre for Distance Education, University of London.Howarth, M. S. (2010). The Self-Editor: a strategy for improving reflective writing. Middlesex Annual Learning and Teaching Conference: Engaging the Digital Generation in Academic Literacy. Hendon.