Pushing the boundaries of Higher Education

On October 3rd 2017 I presented a keynote at Pushing the Boundaries of Higher Education: challenging traditional models with innovative and creative practices  in Barcelona, Spain. Keynote presentations were given by several colleagues I know well, including Terry Anderson, Tony Bates,  Yishay Mor, Rikke Toft, Philipp Schmidt, Jim Groom, Brian Lamb. The event focused on the challenges…

Why educators should learn on-the-job

In 2015-16 I led research exploring how educators learn open educational practices. The research was conducted in collaboration with Dr Nina Hood and Dr Heli Kaatrakoski. This was the foundational work for the #ExplOERer (pronounced ‘explorer’) –  a European Commission co-funded project, under the Erasmus+ programme.  The work aimed to promote Open Educational Resources (OER) adoption…