Dr Timos Almpanis


I am the KAPS Director and as part of my role I oversee the provision of the KAPS programme - Kingston's AdvanceHE-accredited framework which recognises the professional practice of experienced colleagues at Kingston within the UK Professional Standards Framework. I am also contributing to the Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILT) programme, as well as the CPD staff development programme at Kingston. 

My research interests include academic staff development needs for blended and online learning; curriculum design; assessment and feedback; learning theories; web conferencing and the use of video in education.

Academic responsibilities

Senior lecturer in Learning and Teaching


  • PhD in E-Research & Technology Enhanced Learning, Lancaster University (2015)
  • MSc in Computer Based Learning & Training, University of Southampton (2006)
  • BEd in Philosophy & Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1999)
  • Senior Fellow of the HEA (SFHEA)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner


My expertise and research interests include academic staff development needs for blended and online learning; curriculum design; research-informed teaching; learning theories and active learning.  

Qualifications and expertise

  • PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning

Areas of specialism

  • Staff development for TEL
  • Learning Design with Technology
  • Learning Theories
  • Research Informed Teaching

Scholarly affiliations

  • LTEC, Directorate for Education, Kingston University


Number of items: 6.


Joseph-Richard, Paul, Almpanis, Timos, Wu, Qi and Jamil, Mohammad Golam (2020) Does research-informed teaching transform academic practice? Revealing a RIT mindset through impact analysis. British Educational Research Journal, ISSN (print) 0141-1926 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Joseph-Richard, Paul, Jessop, Tansy, Okafor, Godwin, Almpanis, Timos and Price, Daran (2018) Big brother or harbinger of best practice : can lecture capture actually improve teaching? British Educational Research Journal, 44(3), pp. 377-392. ISSN (print) 0141-1926

Compton, Martin and Almpanis, Timos (2018) One size doesn't fit all : rethinking approaches to continuing professional development in technology enhanced learning. Compass : Journal of Learning and Teaching, 11(1), ISSN (online) 2044-0081

Almpanis, Timos (2016) Using a mixed methods research design in a study investigating the ‘Heads of e‑Learning’ perspective towards Technology Enhanced Learning. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 14(5), pp. 301-311. ISSN (online) 1479-4403

Almpanis, Timos (2015) Staff development and institutional support for Technology Enhanced Learning in UK universities. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 13(5), pp. 380-389. ISSN (online) 1479-4403

Book Section

Compton, Martin and Almpanis, Timos (2019) Re-engineered continuing professional development and modelled use of cloud tools and social media by academic developers. In: Rowell, Chris, (ed.) Social media in higher education : case studies, reflections and analysis. Cambridge, U.K. : Open Book Publishers. pp. 35-48. ISBN 9781783746682

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