Job: Associate Dean (Academic)
School/department: Leicester Media School
Address: Gateway House, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH
T: 0116 207 8087
Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media: November 2017 - February 2018
Associate Professor in Student Experience, Faculty of Technology: November 2017 - February 2018
Associate Director, Learning and Teaching: September 2015 - November 2017
Head of Studies (Undergraduate and Postgraduate), Faculty of Technology: January 2015 - August 2015
Principal Lecturer in Media Production: August 2013 - December 2014
Lecturer in Television Production: May 2010 - August 2013
Advanced Television Production, Multimedia, Social Media and Technology, Technology Fundamentals, plus final year and Masters project supervision.
Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, AVID, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Director, Adobe Flash, and a range of social media platforms.
Programme Leader, Media Production BSc (Hons): March 2013-January 2015
Other courses taught:
Audio and Recording Technology BSc, Media Production MSc, Media Technology BSc, Multimedia Computing BSc, and Music Technology BSc.
Outstanding Service Contribution and Achievement Recognition Awards (OSCARs):
Exceptional Contribution to the Student Experience Finalist, 2019
Award for Innovation and Change Finalist, 2016
Outstanding Contribution to the Student Experience Winner, 2015
Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award: 2014 and 2012
DMU Teacher Fellowship: June 2013
Leicester Arts Centre Limited (Phoenix), Trustee: 2019-
Learning Without Limits Academy Trust, Trustee and Member: 2016-2018
Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA): 2018
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA): 2015
Academic Associate of the Higher Education Academy: 2013
Embedding Mental Wellbeing in the Curriculum, University Project Director: September 2019-
Embedding Mental Wellbeing in the Curriculum, University Project Lead with Advance HE: August 2019-
Office 365 for Staff, University Senior Responsible Owner: 2018-2019
Employability Programme, University Project Director: 2017
Advance HE's Annual Teaching and Learning Conference - Teaching in the spotlight: Creative thinking to enhance the student experience 07 July 2020, Online, Student feedback and support: Engagement at the point of need, Z.Allman, live Ignite presentation
Advance HE's Annual Teaching and Learning Conference - Teaching in the spotlight: Creative thinking to enhance the student experience 07 July 2020, Online, Enhancing mental wellbeing: An institutional approach, Z.Allman, on-demand presentation
NTF and CATE Annual Symposium 2020 - A decade of change? 05-06 March 2020, Aston Conference Centre, What an ‘excellent’ lecturer looks like, Z.Allman, presentation
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