Writers

We are looking for more contributors to write for ElearningWorld.org. Do you have experience or interest in a specialist area?

Mobile learning, Gamification, Assessment, Instructional design, SCORM, Storytelling, web-conferencing, …something else? Email stuart[AT]hrdnz.com to discuss how you can become a featured writer.

The current staff writers and consultants at ElearningWorld.org are:

Stuart Mealor
Stuart Mealor, UK ex-pat living in New Zealand for 15 years, writes about Moodle, hosting, e-learning strategy, and business development.

Richard Jones
Richard Jones writes about SCORM, Articulate, Moodle, Google classroom, and using e-learning in schools in Australia and New Zealand.

Tabitha Parker
Kiwi Tabitha Parker writes about Moodle, instructional design, primary and secondary education, and free and open software in New Zealand.


UK based Gareth Barnard writes about Moodle Themes, CSS, Bootstrap, and general Moodle plugin development.

Ruth Horak
Based in Denmark since 1998, native German, Ruth Horak is interested in alternative pathways of learning, method development, adult education, ICT, and Moodle (of course!)

Miriam Laidlaw
German native Miriam Laidlaw writes about Moodle, UI/UX, games and gamification, and instructional design.

John Allan
John Allan is a Canadian ex-pat living in Qatar, and writes about learning object development, and practical tools and applications for the blended teaching and learning environment.

Anna Krassa
Anna Krassa writes about Moodle and Moodle Educator Certificate (she is also a Gradebook guru), and FOSS including Ubuntu in Greece, course design and management.

Bernd Martin
Bernd Martin has lived in New Zealand and Germany during the past few years, is an ICT and technology enthusiast, a librarian, and SQL developer.

Miranda Verswijvelen
Originally from Belgium, Miranda Verswijvelen writes about design and development of story-based learning interactions, and engaging scenario-learning games.

Ian Wild
Ian Wild is a UK based experienced software developer, solutions architect, author and educator in the Maths and Science area.

Maryel
Maryel Mendiola is professor of e-learning at a University in Mexico, and writes on e-learning and pedagogy.

Jean-Marc Doucet
Jean-Marc Doucet lives in Limoges, France, and writes on Moodle, education technology, and project management.

Paula Cough
Paula Clough is a US-based ‘retired’ teacher, having taught everything from pre-school through to 8th grade and college courses.

Justin Hunt
Located in Japan, Justin Hunt writes about PoodLL (his own project), and Moodle development in general.

Jane Shaw
Jane Shaw is a New Zealand teacher and educator writing on pedagogy and e-learning for adult learners.

MoodleGeek
Moodle Geek is a shady character, spending too many hours in front of multiple computer monitors, coding, and server trouble-shooting.

ElearningWorld logo
ElearningWorld is our ‘system’ poster, and used for all the generic posts.