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What we do

The Digital Innovation Team work to provide both staff and students with easy access to information, resources and support related to the use of digital technology at Plymouth Marjon University. Our aims are to provide:

  • A digitally capable campus for students and staff
  • Give students the opportunities to develop their own digital identity
  • Help equip students with the required digital skills when moving into employment
  • A safe system that protects both students and staff
  • A seamless digital learning environment
  • A range of support materials and guidance to help support staff and students with digital tools
  • Training and development sessions for staff and students related to IT & digital technology


Who we are

The Digital Innovation Team are housed in the W block building, in rooms W106, W107 and W110.  We provide support across a range of digital technology systems here at Plymouth Marjon University, including: LearningSpace (Moodle), Turnitin, Panopto (Replay), Checkin, Mahara & Edublogs.  We also research and investigate the use of digital tools to help inspire a digitally capable campus, this covers the use of tools like Socrative, Padlet and Mentimeter.  In addition, we offer training course for staff and students covering the use of IT software, like Microsoft Word, Excel and Access as well as offering ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) & advanced ECDL qualifications.  We have a dedicated training room in W109, which is primarily used for training in IT-related software.

Matt Ewens
Digital Innovation

Ext: 7091
Room: W106

Tracey Eaton
Digital Innovation

Ext: 7092
Room: W106

Tony Atkin
Specialist ICT Technician

Ext: 4324
Room: W106

Mersedes Farjad
Digital Skills Manager

Ext: 7034
Room: W107

Kathryn Parker
Digital Innovation Administrator

Ext: 7033
Room: W107

Contact the team

If you need further help or have other TEL related queries then please get in touch with team at:


West Block: Rooms W106 & W107

If your query is related to IT training, such as ECDL training, or Microsoft software, please contact Mersedes or Kathryn Ext: 7033

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