At Swansea University Ellen is a lecturer in accounting and module co-ordinator for a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules and also the Deputy Programme Director BSc Accounting and MSc Focus Group Lead. Ellen completed her Post Graduate Certificate of Education in 1999 and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
During her 20 years as a qualified lecturer she has delivered a variety of subjects in a number of educational institutions.
Student engagement is her main research focusing on enhancing student experience by delivering quality teaching and engaging successfully with students to motivate them to fulfil their individual educational potential.
During her time at Swansea Ellen has been honoured to receive commendations by students for the quality of her teaching. Indeed, her career as a professional lecturer has been markedly learner-centric, and her constructivist approach to teaching is an extension of her personal-professional interest in and passion for student engagement. Student feedback at Swansea University has been both encouraging and positive, thereby affirming her teaching methodologies.