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a.youde@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478252


Qualifications: BA(Hons), PGCE, MSc, EdD, SFHEA

Andrew Youde is Acting Head of Department for the Department of Education and Community Studies, and the Examinations Tutor for the BA (Hons) Educational Management and Administration. Having completed his MSc Multimedia and Education he joined the School in 2003 to lecture on this course and implement the BA. Before taking up this post he was Head of A Level Business and Economics at Huddersfield New College. He has particular research interests in the skills and qualities of online tutors with his doctoral research exploring the relationship between a tutor’s emotional intelligence and their success in blended learning environments.

Research and Scholarship

Current Research Interests

  • E-tutoring.
  • Emotional Intelligence and online tutors.
  • Educational Administration.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Youde, A. and Watson, L. (2017) ‘Developing academic reading, writing and research.’. In: Work-based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students. Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge. pp. 133-149. ISBN 978113867656

Youde, A (2017) ‘I don't need peer-support: effective tutoring in blended learning environments for learners studying vocationally orientated degrees’. In: INTED 2017 Proceedings : 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. : INTED. pp. 1552-1561. ISBN 978-84-617-8491-2

Marsden, P. and Youde, A. (2017) ‘The business of journalism’. In: Entrepreneurial Journalism: How to go it alone and launch your dream digital project. : Routledge. . ISBN 978-1138190368


Youde, A (2016) ‘Tutor Emotional Competences Valued by Learners in a Blended Learning ContextEuropean Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (EURODL) , 19 (2), pp. 81-97. ISSN 1027-5207

Youde, A (2016) ‘The effective blended tutor: supporting adult learners studying part-time, vocationally relevant degrees at a distance’. In: INTED 2016 Proceedings. : IATED. pp. 1589-1598. ISBN 9788460856177


Bailey, W., Harris, A. and Youde, A. (2015) ‘Developing responsive lecturers: A case study of a university’s innovative approach to staffs’ ongoing professional development’. In: International Conference on Innovation in HE in the context of globalization, 28th November 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam

Youde, A (2015) ‘Blended tutoring: an exploration of tutor emotional competences valued by learners in a higher education context’. In: INTED2015, the 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, 2nd - 4th March, 2015, Madrid, Spain

Bennett, E., Burton, S., Iredale, A., Reynolds, C. and Youde, A. (2015) ‘Learning and teaching with technology’. In: Teaching in lifelong learning : a guide to theory and practice. : Open University Press. . ISBN 9780335263325

Marsden, F. and Youde, A. (2015) ‘Course management and administration’. In: Teaching in lifelong learning : a guide to theory and practice. : Open University Press. . ISBN 9780335263325


Marsden, F., McMahon, S. and Youde, A. (2013) ‘Inter-agency working, observation and assessment’. In: Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Years. : Routledge. pp. 165-179. ISBN 9780415527507

Youde, A (2013) A Mixed Methods Exploration of Effective Tutors and Tutoring in Blended Learning Contexts Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.


Youde, A. and Marsden, F. (2012) ‘Developing a transactional presence amongst adult learners in blended learning contexts: an exploration of the skills, qualities and traits required of the tutor’. In: EDULEARN12 Proceedings of International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain: IATED. pp. 6334-6342. ISBN 978-84-695-3491-5

Marsden, F. and Youde, A. (2012) ‘Fostering a transactional presence: a practical guide to supporting work-based learners’. In: Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?. Leicester, UK: UALL. .


Marsden, F. and Youde, A. (2010) ‘Administration and course management’. In: Teaching in Lifelong Learning: a guide to theory and practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press. pp. 230-237. ISBN 9780335234691

Bennett, E. and Youde, A. (2010) ‘E-Tutoring’. In: Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press. pp. 154-162. ISBN 9780335234684


Youde, A (2009) ‘From traditional lecturer to blended tutor: a case study exploring one tutor's successful transition’. In: Motivate: Masters Level Opportunities and Technological Innovation in Vocational Teacher Education. Hungary: Ligatura. pp. 41-55. ISBN 9789638611345


Editorial Board Member

Innovative Practice in HE Journal

Former External Examiner:

  • University of Aston - Foundation Degree in HE/FE Management and Administration;
  • University of Staffordshire - Postgraduate/University Professional Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Practice and Foundation Degree in Professional Support for Education.

Research Degree Supervision

Teaching and Professional Activities

Andrew teaches MSc Multimedia and E-learning and the BA (Hons) Educational Management and Administration.

The modules he teaches include E-tutoring, Human Resources, Theories and Strategies of Learning, Educational Systems Analysis, Research Methodologies, as well as supervising Masters and Honours level dissertations.