Our Staff - Darren Harbutt


Darren Harbutt

Senior Educational Development Officer


Room: TU623

Tel ext: 4778

E-mail: darren.harbutt@polyu.edu.hk

Fax: 2334-1569

  Areas of Responsibility    
  • Co-Project Leader of the Blended and Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT) Project www.bolt.edu.hk
  • MOOC Development
  • LMS and e-learning Support
  Curriculum Vitae    
  Academic Qualifications    
   Year Institution Qualification Field of Study  
  2012 University of Manchester MA Digital Technologies, Communication & Education  
  1989 University of Manchester BA (Econ) (Hons) Economic and Social Studies  
  Work Experience  
   From To Institution Position Held  
  2018 Date Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Senior Educational Development Officer  
  2015 2018 Educational Development Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Educational Development Officer  
  2012 2015 The University of Hong Kong Instructional Designer  
  2007 2012 City University of Hong Kong Instructor/E-learning Coordinator  
  2004 2007 British Council Hong Kong Network Teacher  
  1999 2004 British Council Barcelona Teacher  
  Major Publications and Conference Presentations  

Doherty I., Sharma N. and Harbutt, D. (2015). Designing and Developing a MOOC. Medical Science Educator. March 2015.

Sharma, N., Myers, G., Doherty, I. and Harbutt, D. (2015). A comparison of teachers and student perception of flipping the medical classroom. Education for Primary Care. January 2015, 26 (1), 30-33.

Doherty I., Sharma N. and Harbutt, D. (2015). Contemporary and future eLearning trends in medical education. Medical Teacher. January 2015, 37, 1.

Sharma N, Lau CS, Doherty I and Harbutt D. (2014). How we flipped the medical classroom. Medical Teacher. 2014 Jun 17, 1-4.

Roberts S.J., Ng C.Y., Harbutt D.D. and Doherty I. (2014). Paper Presentation: Learning in MOOCs. CITE Research Symposium 2014: Learning Without Limits. June 2014.

Sharma N., Lau W.C.S., Morris G., Doherty I. and Harbutt D.D. (2013). Poster Presentation: Evaluation of the Flipped Classroom at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 7th Symposium of the Asian Medical Educational Association (AMEA), Evaluation in Medical Education Present and Future, Health Sciences. June 2013.

Doherty I., Sharma N., Lau W.C.S., Morris G. and Harbutt D.D. (2013). Panel Discussion: Transforming Teaching and Learning through the Pedagogically Principled Use of Technologies, CITE Research Symposium 2013: Transformative Technologies, Learning Environments and Partnerships. May 2013.

  Funded Research/Teaching Development Projects/Consultancies  
  Current Projects  
  UGC’s Additional Funding forTeaching and Learning Related Initiatives for the 2012-15 Triennium – Blended & Online Learning & Teaching (BOLT) Project  
  Completed Projects  

TDG - Support for Professional Development Programs through the use of Teaching and Learning Video Scenarios (role of Co-Investigator) (July 2013 – February 2014)

TDG – GradeMark for Enhancing Feedback (Principal Investigator) (June 2013 – July 2014)