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Qualifications

BSc(Hons), MBA, PGCE, AMIOEE, FHEA

About

Winner of 7 ELTA Learning and Teaching awards including a ‘Winner of Winners’ award in 2014. Also nominated for ‘Best Lecturer’ and ‘Best Course Leader’ by the SU in 2015. Main research areas include E-learning, Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Pedagogy, Enterprise Education.

Experience

  • 1994 – 2002: Senior Development Technician / Electronics Engineer, ATL, Cardiff.
  • 2002 – 2004: Lecturer in Management and Business Coleg Morgannwg, Pontypridd.
  • 2003 – 2004: Research Assistant / E-moderation Trainer, University of Glamorgan.

Responsibilities

Course Leader for FD Service Sector Management, HND Business Studies, FdA Business Studies, HND Business & Accounting, HND Business & Enterprise and Module Leader and Snr Lecturer of a number of undergraduate enterprise-based modules. Supervisor of Masters dissertation projects and reviewer of various journal and conference paper submissions. Chief University Link Officer across 9 campuses.

Publications

Academic Book Chapters:
Peachey, P. (2012). The ‘pleasure principle’ in blended learning approaches. In P.S. Anastasiades (Ed.), Blended Learning Environments for Adults: Evaluations and Frameworks, pp 75-91. Hershey: IGI Global.

Peachey, P. (2010). The application of activity theory in the design of educational simulation games. In P. Zemliansky & D.M. Wilcox (Eds.). Design and Implementation of Educational Games: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives, Chapter 11, pp154-167,Hershey USA: IGI Global. ISBN: 1-615207813.

Academic Journals:

Peachey, P., Jones, W.P. and Jones, A. (2006). Encouraging student participation in an on-line course using ‘pull’ initiatives. Electronic Journal of E-Learning, 4(1). ISSN: 1479-4403.

Jones, N. & Peachey, P. (2005) The development of socialization in an on-line learning environment. The Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 3(3), Winter. ISSN: 1541-4914.

Clifton, N., Khan, Z., Pickernell, D. & Peachey, P. (2006). Regional policy, competitiveness and inward investment: R&D in the Welsh auto components industry. International Journal of Applied International Business, 1(3). ISSN: 1743-2111.

Working Papers:

Peachey, P. & Edwards, L.J. (2005). The case for embedding ‘Activity Theory’ in a Web-based enterprise course. Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series – Paper 44, ISBN: 1-840541334.

Peachey, P., Jones, W.P. and Jones, A. (2006). Student motivations with regard to online enterprise education. National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship, Paper 10. January.

Jones, P., Jones, A., Peachey, P. & Packham, G. (2005). E-learning induction design for an undergraduate enterprise programme. Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series – Paper 46, ISBN: 1-840541350.

Jones, P., Jones, A., Packham, G., Edwards, L.J. and Peachey, P. (2006). The experience of enterprise education in Poland. Welsh Enterprise Institute Working Paper Series – Paper 49, ISBN: 1-840541547.

Conference Papers:

Peachey, P. (2013). Making an impact: Addressing the balance between practice and theory. Paper presented at the 36th National ISBE conference, Cardiff, November 12-13.

Peachey, P. (2012). Optimising blended learning solutions. Paper presented at the Higher Education Association Social Science conference, Liverpool. May 28,29.

Peachey, P. (2010). Alternative Student-Centred Approaches: Undergraduate Students and Research. Paper presented at the CELT seminar, University of Glamorgan, May 19.

Peachey, P., Clarke, G., Smidman, M., Seymour, D. & Anderson, L. (2010). The design, development and implementation of a VLE based on pedagogical principles. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference in E-Learning, Porto, November 4-5.

Peachey, P., Tunstall, R., Jones, P. & Jones, A. (2008). A comparison study of entrepreneurial traits among UK and Polish university students. Discussion paper presented at the 31st National ISBE conference, Belfast, November 4-7.

Jones, P., Jones, A., Packham, G., Edwards, L.J. & Peachey, P. (2006). The experience of enterprise education in Poland: the student experience. Paper presented at the 29th National ISBE conference, Cardiff, November 1-3

Peachey, P. (2005). Patterns of interaction among students undertaking a Web-based course. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association conference, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK. September 15-17.

Peachey, P., Jones, W.P. & Jones, A. (2005). An empirical study of ‘pull’ initiatives used to encourage student participation in an online enterprise course. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference in E-Learning, Amsterdam, November 10-11. ISBN: 1-905305125

Peachey, P. & Edwards, L.J. (2005). The case for embedding ‘Activity Theory’ in a Web-based enterprise course. Paper presented at the 28th National ISBE conference, Blackpool, November 1-3. ISBN: 1-900862808

Peachey, P., Jones, W.P. & Jones, A. (2005). The motivations of students to enrol in an online enterprise course. Paper presented at the 28th National ISBE conference, Blackpool, November 1-3. ISBN: 1-900862808

Peachey, P. (2004). An ‘addictive’ property of the discussion forums of a VLE as perceived by students undertaking a Web-based course. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association conference, U.M.I.S.T. Manchester, September 16-18.

Jones, N. & Peachey, P. (2004). The development of socialization in an on-line learning environment. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, April 12-16.

Jones, P., Peachey, P. & Jones, A. & Packham, G. (2005). E-learning induction design for an undergraduate enterprise programme. Paper presented at the 28th National ISBE conference, Blackpool, November 1-3. ISBN: 1-900862808

Jones, P., Jones, A., Packham, G., Edwards, L.J. and Peachey, P. (2006). The experience of enterprise education in Poland: the student experience. Paper presented at the 29th National ISBE conference, Cardiff, November 1-3.

Peachey, P., Tunstall, R., Jones, P. & Jones, A. (2008). A comparison study of entrepreneurial traits among UK and Polish university students. Discussion paper presented at the 31st National ISBE conference, Belfast, November 4-7.

Peachey, P. (2010). Alternative Student-Centred Approaches: Undergraduate Students and Research. Paper presented at the CELT seminar, University of Glamorgan, May 19.

Newspaper Articles:

Critical Review: Global Laser’s Future Lies in Hi-Tech Solutions: Western Mail – August 17, 2005.
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business-in-wales/business-features/2005/08/17/global-laser-s-future-lies-in-hi-tec-solutions-91466-15866668/3/

Critical Review: Kaymac Plumbs the Depths to Get the Job Done: Western Mail – February 15, 2006.
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business-in-wales/business-features/2006/02/15/kaymac-plumbs-the-depths-to-get-the-job-done-91466-16705150/2/

Memberships

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Academic Member of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (AMIOEE)

Committee Membership:
European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL)
European Conference in E-Learning (ECEL)
International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU)
International E-Learning Conference (IELC)
International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ICICT)

External

International Conferences Responsibilities:

Mini-track Leader European Conference in e-Learning (ECEL) – Copenhagen, 2007
Mini-track Leader European Conference in e-Learning (ECEL) – Porto, 2010

Consultancy

Guest Lecturer Responsibilities:

Beacon International College, Singapore 2012 – 2015
Suzhou University of Science and Technology, China, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2007 – 2014
École de Management de Normandie, Le Harve, France, 2008
University of Applied Sciences, Rosenheim, Germany, 2008 – 2011
HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland 2010 – 2013

Research

PhD study: pedagogies in enterprise education / blended learning /

Areas of Expertise

Enterprise / pedagogy / blended learning

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