Ms. Kele Fleming directs the development, implementation and evaluation of professional development and community programs offered by UBC's Office of Learning Technology. Her role has University-wide scope, supporting the efforts of faculty and staff who use technology to advance their learning and teaching goals. She is responsible for deploying programs that span a wide range of tools and approaches, focusing on developing technology skills, as well as advancing individuals' understanding of how technology supports learning. To enhance the effectiveness of workshops and seminars, she has placed an emphasis on developing communities of practice that facilitate ongoing sharing of best practice and knowledge building.
Kele has a strong background in the strategic deployment of learning tools, having led technology training and learning technology projects at UBC for over 10 years. She has a particular interest in how personal learning environments (e.g., e-portfolios) and social software tools can scaffold individual learning and facilitate knowledge generation. Kele holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature, a post-graduate diploma in Internet Programming & Publishing and is currently pursuing studies in Sustainable Community Development. In her spare time, she creates her own social learning environments as a singer-songwriter, recording and performance artist.