Safety Science: Special Issue on Learning From Incidents

This is a call for papers: Special issue of Safety Science on Learning from Incidents Guest Editors Professor Neville Stanton, University of Southampton, UK n.stanton@soton.ac.uk Dr Anoush Margaryan, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK  anoush.margaryan@gcu.ac.uk Professor Allison Littlejohn, Open University, UK Allison.littlejohn@open.ac.uk The ability to learn from incidents it essential for safety in all organisations, industries, regulatory bodies and policy makers. Safety…

#MOOC certification, completion, and measures of success

In April 2015 am participating in a panel session at #OER15 led by @YishayMor and Laia Canals.  MOOCs enable new forms of organisation mediated by digital technology. However, governments, universities, educators and even learners still apply conventional metrics around learning, assessment, completion which limits the potential of #MOOCs. MOOC providers seem to be concerned with completion rates –…

OER4Adults: researching practices around Open Educational Resources

On Sept 4th 2012 Lou McGill, Isobel Falconer and I met with Yves Punie and Stefania Bocconi at the European Commission’s Institute for Prospective Technological Studies in Seville. We launched an exciting new study that has the potential to shift the dialogue around the creation and use of Open Educational Resources (OERs): OER4Adults (http://oer4adults.org) A unique aspect of the project is that, while encompassing…