George Roberts

George has been at Oxford Brookes since 2000 and joined OCSLD in June 2006 as an Educational Developer (e-Learning). In his previous role he advised the Head of e-Learning and the Senior Management Team of the University on policy for off-campus e-learning and e-learning partnerships. He leads the MA Education (Higher Education) and teaches on the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PCTHE) as well as conducting Course Design Intensives (CDIs) and other educational development activities: workshops and consultancies. He leads the Learning domain in the development of the University's Technology Enhanced Learning framework. He wrote his doctorate (July 2011) at the University of Southampton on biographical narratives of adult users of a community IT centre on a large social housing estate.

Recent blog entries

Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2016 (4 July)

Learning on the edge We are very excited about the Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference for 2016 (BLTC16) and want to give advanced notice so you can think about your contibutions!  

Short training sessions for OCSLD

Simon Llewellyn, OCSLD’s lead Digital Media and Elearning Developer (DMELD) has launched a short series of professional development courses for OCSLD staff on the use of applications that are central to our working practices. He...

FSLT Joining Instructions

First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (#fslt16) 20 January – 26 February 2016 Joining Instructions (reposted from George Roberts’ work blog) Hello all Thank you for your interest in First Steps...

Course Design Intensives for TEL in Semester two

This is an advance notice, because I am excited about it. OCSLD and the TEL Implementation Team are looking for opportunities to work with course teams in faculties through half-day to one-day workshops looking...

OU ‘First in Family’ seminar

Neil Currant writes: I am a real fan of one day or half day seminars on interesting topics, especially ones that are free! Add in the additional draw of an academic who I have...

New Lecturers

New lecturers of all ages and career stages give me some of the best experiences of my job. For the very most part these people are (or are seriously trying to appear to be)...

Remembering Rauri

Our young colleague Rauri Pountain, who had recently joined OCSLD as a Digital Media and eLearning Developer (DMELD – or Learning Technologist as we know them in the sector) died on 1 September. His...

A change in how we do things

How to get into your modules in Moodle There has been a major change to the way the Student Record System works at Brookes. Students now “manage their own programme”. This means they now...

The TEL Moment

We are at the moment of Technology enhanced learning (TEL) at Oxford Brookes University. The “moment” is the point when potential starts to move. The point of no duration or location from which there...