Tim's specialisms concern the internet, social media and digital design. He holds a PhD from University of Westminster, where he explored digital content creation and online sharing. In 2008 Tim completed an M.A. in Digital Media that investigated the use of online creative repositories and new mediums of distribution, accessibility and interactivity on the internet. Previous to this he worked as a senior motion graphics graphic designer, director and manager in broadcast television and media organisations for over 24 years.
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Research Outputs & Interests
2017 "Work-based learning for the creative industries: A case study of the development of BA (Hons) web design and social media", Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 7 Iss: 1, pp.79–91
2015 "Self-Created Digital Content Sharing in Retirement". In: Savigny, H., Thorsen, E., Jackson, D., Alexander, J. (ed.) Media, Margins and Popular Culture. Basingstoke, Hamps., Palgrave Macmillan, pp.232–248.
2013 "Self-initiated (re)education of digital technology in retired content creators". In: Bolin, G. & Skogerbø, E. (eds.) Northern Lights: Film and Media Studies Handbook. Bristol, UK., Intellect Books, pp.51–69
Riley, Tim (2017) Work-based learning for the creative industries: a case study of the development of BA (Hons) web design and social media. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 7 (1). pp. 79-91. ISSN 2042-3896