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Lindsay Jordan

Course Leader
University of the Arts London
Researcher Research
Lindsay  Jordan


Lindsay is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Arts London. As Course Leader of the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, she enjoys helping teachers to rethink their values, practice and purpose, and to engage in scholarship of teaching and learning. With several years' experience in designing and teaching face-to-face, online, and blended courses, her teaching style demands high levels of participation and aims to balance structure with choice and freedom.

Lindsay holds Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and is undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) at Oxford Brookes University, which she writes about at

While Lindsay’s earlier publications and speaking engagements focused on blended and online learning design, more recent work has explored the particular affordances of physical learning spaces and face-to-face events, and a philosophical critique of the technological approach.

Her doctoral thesis explores how art and design teachers can contribute to an imagination of the university. Building on historical and contemporary ideas of the university, and inspired by Ronald Barnett’s writing on feasible utopias, the work aims both to elicit imaginations of the university and to propose a framework for such a process.