Currently, I am based in the Faculty of Professional and Social Sciences, School of Health and Education, Education Department and am active across several programmes.
My qualifications include: BFA (Hons equivalent), MFA (3 year), MSc (Lifelong Learning), PhD (Lifelong Learning), PGCert HE.
I am the co-Network Convenor for the UALL Work and Learning Network and am on the UALL Executive.
I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
I am a Cohort Leader and Supervisor for the DProf (transdisciplinary) and co-ordinator for Cyprus DProf programme. I am the Co-Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Business to Business Sales Degree Apprenticeship. I also work with the Consalia programme for the MSc Professional Practice in Leading Sales Transformation and am an academic tutor for the MA Professional Practice.
My interests include practice-based studies within higher education, doctoral studies, degree apprenticeships, creative, experiential and work-based studies, and the use of blended learning in the higher education environment.
My research interests are in lifelong learning, higher education, professional practice in the creative and cultural industries, experiential learning (work-related and employability skills), e-learning and blended learning, and the use of social media in higher education.
Recent publications include:
Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, Emerald, Article Title: 'Professional Artefacts: Embodying Ideas in Work Based', co-authored with Adesola Akinleye (pending publication 2014.
Contributed 'Work Based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development' (2012) By Carol Costley and Mehmetali Dikerdem, A Research Project funded by HEA Subject Centre Education ESCalate, Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University: Special acknowledgement to Paula Nottingham, Middlesex University.
Nottingham, Paula (2012) Unpublished Phd Thesis, 'An exploration of how differing perspectives of Work Based Learning within Higher Education influences the pedagogies adopted' Birkbeck University of London.
Designs in Elearning 2013 Conference presentation http://www.designsonelearning.net/2013/presentations.html
HEA/SEEC Conference Presentation 2013 http://wwwnew1.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/flexiblelearning/FLSEECconference/Sessions/Publicity_summary_day2_Nottingham2.pdf
UALL Annual Conference 2015 http://www.uall.ac.uk/uall-2015-annual-conference-glasgow
Costley, Carol and Nottingham, Paula (2017) Revisiting search and review for work-based projects. Innovations in Education and Teaching International . ISSN 1470-3297 (Published online first)
Workman, Barbara and Nottingham, Paula (2015) The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook. In: The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook. Helyer, Ruth , ed. Palgrave Study Skills . Palgrave, London, pp. 253-277. ISBN 9781137413833
Nottingham, Paula (2017) Re-evaluating work-based learning pedagogy. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 7 (2). pp. 129-140. ISSN 2042-3896
Nottingham, Paula (2016) The use of work-based learning pedagogical perspectives to inform flexible practice within higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 21 (7). pp. 790-806. ISSN 1356-2517 (Published online first)
Nottingham, Paula and Pronger, Nick (2010) Groupwork in practice: a work-based learning approach. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 4 (1). pp. 104-107. ISSN 1742-240X
I am currently working on a Creative Skill set project within the IWBL.
I worked as a part of the ModNet (HEFCE employer-engagement) project from 2009-2012.
Prior to this I was a Learning Consultant and Project Co-ordinator on the TQEF Media Centre Project at London South Bank University (2006-2009).
Membership UALL and SRHE.