Jenny is an honorary lecturer at the Centre for Learning and Research (CLeaR), University of Auckland and an experienced educational technologist and academic developer. She worked as a lecturer in the Higher Education Development Centre at the University of Otago for more than 10 years and as a educational technologist prior to that. Jenny has led numerous grant-funded development projects, the most recent as co-PI with A/Prof. Cathy Gunn on the recently completed Ako Aotearoa NZ national funded project, Building an evidence-base for teaching and learning design using learning analytics data
. For her PhD in computer science/higher education she designed and built a tutorial dialogue system and evaluated it with a large undergraduate class. Jenny’s research interests include natural language processing techniques for formative feedback and learning analytics.