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Aidan Johnston

Line Support Information Technology Assistant With Information Technology Services

Caledonian University

Caledonian University

Background Information

Employment History

Freelance Information Technology Consultant

Renfrewshire Council

Freelance Information Technology Consultant

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Affiliations

Associate Fellow
Higher Education Academy

Position In Information Technology Advisor and Teaching Support
Spoken Word

Web References (6 Total References)


Spoken Word Services » Staff

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Aidan Johnston, IT Advisor/Teaching Support

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Aidan Johnston Aidan Johnston joined Spoken Word at Glasgow Caledonian University in July 2003. Aidan studied for four years at Glasgow Caledonian University gaining an BSc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying in 2000. After a brief career in Quantity Surveying, Aidan returned to GCU to study for a Postgraduate degree in E-Commerce Technology & IT in 2001. After completing his postgraduate studies, Aidan worked as a freelance IT consultant for large and small-scale organisations such as The Scottish Qualifications Authority and Renfrewshire Council, before returning to Glasgow Caledonian University as a second line support IT assistant with Caledonian University's IT Services. s IT advisor, Aidan is responsible for server administration of the Apple systems, the collection and digitisation of audio and video resources as well as systems and website development.
In addition to this, Aidan is also acts as Teaching Support for Spoken Word Services, liaising with teaching staff nationally and internationally who are associated with Spoken Word Services. Aidan has recently been working on 2 podcasting projects that have successfully been making use of BBC audio and video blended together with a Lecturer's narration and powerpoint slides to deliver to students an enhanced video podcast to compliment their weekly lecture. Aidan is keen to encourage the adoption and the development and use teaching blogs, audio and video podcasts and other Spoken Word web-based tools within the University; a concept that he believes will greatly enhance students' ability to "write on - and for - the internet."
Aidan has just completed the first part of the PostGraduate degree in Supporting Student Learning which looks at different approaches to student motivation and how technology can have a positive impact on course delivery. Aidan is an also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


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Aidan Johnston, IT Advisor/Teaching Support

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Aidan JohnstonAidan Johnston joined Spoken Word at Glasgow Caledonian University in July 2003.Aidan studied for four years at Glasgow Caledonian University gaining an BSc. (Hons) in Quantity Surveying in 2000.After a brief career in Quantity Surveying, Aidan returned to GCU to study for a Postgraduate degree in E-Commerce Technology & IT in 2001.After completing his postgraduate studies, Aidan worked as a freelance IT consultant for large and small-scale organisations such as The Scottish Qualifications Authority and Renfrewshire Council, before returning to Glasgow Caledonian University as a second line support IT assistant with Caledonian University's IT Services.As IT advisor, Aidan is responsible for server administration of the Apple systems, the collection and digitisation of audio and video resources as well as systems and website development.In addition to this, Aidan is also acts as Teaching Support for Spoken Word Services, liaising with teaching staff nationally and internationally who are associated with Spoken Word Services.Aidan has recently been working on 2 podcasting projects that have successfully been making use of BBC audio and video blended together with a Lecturer's narration and powerpoint slides to deliver to students an enhanced video podcast to compliment their weekly lecture.Aidan is keen to encourage the adoption and the development and use teaching blogs, audio and video podcasts and other Spoken Word web-based tools within the University; a concept that he believes will greatly enhance students' ability to "write on - and for - the internet."


Spoken Word Services » Spreading the Word

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Aidan Johnston attended and gave demonstrations to the 'Unlocking Audio' conference at the British Library, London, 25- 26th October 2007

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Iain Wallace, David Donald, Aidan Johnston, Caroline Noakes and Graeme West presented to BBC staff in Information and Archives and other areas of Future Media and Technology, London, 21st November 2007.
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Iain Wallace, David Donald, Aidan Johnston, Caroline Noakes and Graeme West attended a meeting of the Fedora UK and Ireland Users group, London, 22nd November 2007
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David Donald, Aidan Johnston and Caroline Noakes attended and gave demonstrations at the BBC Research and Development Festival of Technology, London, 21st - 22nd January 2008
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Iain Wallace and Aidan Johnston presented to colleagues from Bologna University, Glasgow, 3rd March 2008
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Iain Wallace and Aidan Johnston presented to a meeting of the Scottish Libraries Customer Services Practitioners group, Glasgow, 4th July 2008
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Iain Wallace, David Donald, Darren Mowat and Aidan Johnston organised and attended a meeting of the Fedora UK and Ireland Users group, Glasgow, 18th October 2006
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Iain Wallace and Aidan Johnston attended the Podcast Network Meeting, Glasgow, 24th May 2007
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Iain Wallace and Aidan Johnston attended ALT-C 2005, Manchester, 6th-8th September 2005
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Iain Wallace, Aidan Johnston and David Donald attended Project Pad Workshop, Bologna, 5th-6th October 2005
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Iain Wallace, David Donald, Aidan Johnston and Darren Mowat - CILIP Multimedia Information and Technology Group, Scotland event, Glasgow - 23rd March 2006
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Iain Wallace, David Donald and Aidan Johnston - Digital Libraries in the Classroom Joint Dissemination Event, Ross Priory, Glasgow - 28th - 29th March 2006


Spoken Word Services » Find Audio & Video » Search

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A conversation between Maureen Lister and IT and teaching assistant Aidan Johnston on the educational principles behind the design of the new Saltaire Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University


Spoken Word Services

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Aidan Johnston http://www.spokenword.ac.uk/spokenwordmatters/2007/09/29/british-library-books-go-digital/ The British Library is working with Microsoft and imaging company Content Conversion Specialists (CCS) on a massive book digitisation project.

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