Rob Tumilty

RT

Rob is a lecturer and Assistant Head of Student Experience in the Faculty of Business and Law at the Open University. He is married with 3 children and 4 chickens and is a West Ham United fan!

Location OU, Milton Keynes, England

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    Thanks again for your kind comments. I will ensure I pass on any suggestions you have made.

  • That's lovely to hear, Shrivar. Why not sign up for another course?

  • Thanks Edyta. That's an excellent idea, I will feed it back to the writers.

  • Excellent, I'm very pleased to hear that Ransome.

  • Thanks to everyone for these encouraging comments. I'm so glad you have enjoyed the course and found things that you can take away and use within your work and wider life. Take care and stay safe everyone!

  • That's great to hear, Lucy. Thanks for the encouraging comments.

  • Amesegnalew Abel! I'm glad you found the course helpful and thanks for teaching us a new word.

  • Thanks for sharing this important point, Timoci.

  • Why is it important, Samira?

  • Yes, very good point Anita.

  • Thanks for your thoughts here Edyta.

  • What are some of the positives and negatives, Chidinma?

  • I agree Muhammad. Maybe also more complicated in other ways?

  • You sound very forward thinking, Neda.

  • I agree Jim.

  • Thanks for sharing your experiences and suggestions here. You have each made some excellent points, thank you.

  • Please use English Elisa.

  • I doubt many of us are 100% proficient. That certainly doesn't make you an idiot though, Iain.

  • Please use the course language (English) on this site.

  • Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts here, Roberta.

  • It's fine to remain a little cautious William.

  • Yes, that's an important point to bear in mind, Mikhail.

  • Thanks. Glad you're finding it interesting.

  • Interesting point, Melyssa.

  • That's right, Nicole!

  • Good point, Mikhail.

  • What are some of the benefits Cassiana?

  • English please, Elisa!

  • Thanks for your thoughts, Roberta.

  • Thanks Lucy. Good point.

  • Good, I'm glad it's been useful Ransome.

  • Thank you for sharing your thoughts here, Oliver.

  • Thank you both.

  • Please use English, Elisa.

  • Thanks Melanie.

  • Good point Loretta.

  • Thanks Neil

  • Great point Dale. I've lost plenty of time looking for information, buried within an email chain from colleagues in my office, where the subject changed several times along the way!

  • Interesting point Melanie. Thanks for sharing.

  • Yes I agree, Edyta.

  • Good, I'm glad you found that helpful.

  • Yes that's right Michael.

  • That's right, Priscilla.

  • Excellent summary, Alnoor. Thank you.

  • What is Omolara?

  • Great, thanks John.

  • Great, I'm glad it's encouraged you that you're already doing the right things, Catherine.

  • Yes good point Cheryl

  • Please can you use English on this forum Elisa.

  • Good idea Cassiana.

  • Thanks Stephen. That's a great tip.

  • Good point Martyn!

  • A few people have asked when it might be appropriate to use Bcc. One way that I've used it is when I'm asking for the same information from a group of people but the people don't know each other. We are often reminded about GDPR and it may not be appropriate for everyone being emailed to see the other people's email addresses. So in that instance I would use...

  • Definitely best used sparingly Richard!

  • Helpful points here Ransome. Thanks for sharing.

  • Yes, these are important points to consider.

  • Good point Omolara.

  • Thanks for your thoughts here, Harshida.

  • Why do you say that Martyn?

  • Thanks for all your encouraging comments here. I'm glad you've enjoyed the second week. Now keep going...!

  • Thanks Holly.

  • That's very normal Kayleigh but definitely something that improves with practice.

  • Thanks for your honesty here.

  • Thanks Abbie.

  • Well done for having a go and thanks for sharing your reflections here, Maria.

  • It sounds as though there's mixed experience of using webinars here. I wonder what you could learn from one another?

  • Glad to hear it. Go and experiment!

  • Thanks Louis. Maybe give it a try yourself?

  • Sounds very interesting Dorothy.

  • Thanks Holly.

  • That's a great way to begin Nigel!

  • Helpful points Mike. Thank you.

  • Thanks Jasvinder.

  • Thanks for sharing this Chinomso.

  • Yes and part of the signposting language discussed previously.

  • Thanks for your thoughts here, John.

  • Thanks Faraz.

  • Good point Shrivar.

  • There's some great ideas and comments here. Thanks for sharing.

  • Great, I'm glad you found it helpful Linara.