Ian Cole
Lecturer in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)



Ian is a Lecturer in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and has studied computing, multimedia software design and music technology.  Ian has research interests in the usability of software and virtual learning environments and how these technologies can be applied in an health education setting.


  • DipCom (Open)
  • PGCE
  • MSc
  • MA

Departmental roles

  • Module Leader for Extended Degree Studying with Technology course
  • Module Leader for Foundation Degree modules
  • Member of Honorary Sub-Group
  • E -Learning development adviser 
  • Information Strategy User Group Member
  • Deputy Chair of Library Committee

University roles

  • VLE Service Group Committee Member


Selected publications



  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Skills.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access training to advanced level.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Health Informatics.
  • Use of the Internet, Web authoring and Multimedia Applications.
  • Bibliographic Database searching.
  • E-tutoring.
  • Study Skills & Critical Thinking.  
  • Foundation Degree in Health & Social Care (Module Leader).
  • Extended Degree Studying with Technology module (Module Leader)
  • Associated Postgraduate programmes.
  • Study Skills.
  • Associated Post-Registration Nursing Courses.

External activities


Editorial duties

  • Reviewer for Open University Press, 2003 - present.
  • Reviewer for BJOG British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2004.
  • Reviewer for the International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, 2006 - present.

Contact details

Ian Cole
Department of Health Sciences
The University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: 01904 32(1654)