Kate Jurd is Principal Medical Education Officer at Toowoomba Hospital and also has an eLearning role at the University of Queensland Rural Clinical School. Kate has a Masters in Educational Technology from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, and has extensive experience in eLearning, online course development and faculty support. Kate is passionate about improving learning experiences through emerging technologies and innovative learning design.
Kate frequently speaks at conferences on eLearning, online instructional design, and this year presented a workshop at AMEE on the flipped classroom.
Kate is a keen advocate of FOAMed, MOOCs and Social Media for professional development, and the benefits of social media tools such as twitter to expand personal and professional learning networks