Dr Timothy Goodchild

Senior Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
Dr Timothy Goodchild
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874139

  • Location

    2S2.3.25, Colchester Campus



Tim is a senior lecturer in adult nursing and programme lead for adult nursing degrees at the Colchester campus. Tim has a clinical background in adult nursing. Over the last 20 years he has worked at Addenbrookes and Ipswich NHS Trust working primarily on medical wards, neuro-rehabilitation and in stroke services. Tim worked at the University of Suffolk from 2007-2017 as a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Adult Nursing, taking on a variety of roles including Interprofessional course lead, Technology enhanced learning lead, and programme lead for MA Healthcare Education. Tim joined the University of Essex in 2017, and has research interests in technology enhanced learning in healthcare education and simulation of clinical practice.


  • PhD University of Essex,

  • MA Interprofessional Healthcare University of East Anglia,

  • PGD Healthcare Education University of East Anglia,

  • BA Information Technology & Sport Science Canterbury Christ Church University,

  • DipHE (Adv) Adult Nursing Anglia Ruskin University,


University of Essex

  • Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, University of Essex (17/10/2017 - present)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Fundamentals of Lifesciences (HS183)

  • Person-Centred Care 1 (HS184)

  • Participatory Research for Service Improvement (HS195)

  • The Autonomous Practitioner - Adult Nursing (HS198)

  • Participatory Research for Service Improvement (HS246)

  • Nursing Practice Assessment 3 (HS518)

  • Research Activity (HS717)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (Adult Nursing) (HS196)


Journal articles (3)

Goodchild, T. and Speed, E., (2019). Technology enhanced learning as transformative innovation: a note on the enduring myth of TEL. Teaching in Higher Education. 24 (8), 948-963

Goodchild, T., (2018). Does technology really enhance nurse education?. Nurse Education Today. 66, 69-72

Bond, E. and Goodchild, T., (2013). Paradigms, paradoxes and professionalism. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. 5 (1), 72-83

Book chapters (3)

Goodchild, T., (2017). The Evolution of Pedagogy for non-traditional students. In: Student Driven Learning Strategies for the 21st Century Classroom. Editors: Alias, N. and Lauran, JE., . IGI Publications

Goodchild, T. and Ramsden, A., (2016). Supporting Sustainability and Innovation of Mobile Learning in a UK Higher Education Institution. In: Sustaining Mobile Learning: Theory, Research and Practice.. Editors: Wan, T. and Cummings, TM., . Routledge

Goodchild, T. and Bond, E., (2013). Challenges of Teaching with Technology in Higher Education - Towards a New Third Space?. In: Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology. Editors: Carpenter, RG., . IGI Publications

Thesis dissertation (1)

Goodchild, T., (2021). Logics of technology enhanced learning in the context of nurse education

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