Qualifications and memberships

PhD Technology Enhanced Learning 

MA Digital Technologies, Communication and Education

Academic and research interests

The use of digital technology to promote creativity


Toyn, M. (2020) "What goes on in there?" How post-graduate trainee teachers make use of an online learning community using social networking sites? Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal. 12 (1) 85-96

PhD Thesis "How do technologies support School Direct students’ learning on a PGCE with Qualified Teacher Status within a Networked Learning model?"

MA dissertation. The Design, Creation And Evaluation Of Prezicasts As Learning Objects For Distance Learners On A Masters Module.

Simpson, D. and Toyn, M. (eds) (2011) Primary ICT Across the Curriculum. Exeter, Learning Matters

Freeman, P. and Toyn, M.(2010) Making the link - evaluating the impact of a module on student teacher creativity TEAN journal 4 (1),

Toyn, M. (2008) Capturing Creativity with Digital Video. Practitioner Research in Higher Education. 2 (1) 29-35