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

New Look and Features in Brookes Virtual Gateway

Two big feature upgrades went live today for day one of Semester one. The Virtual Gateways for staff and students have received a new look and links to currently supported services and features. The...

Staff Development for Technology Enhanced Learning at Brookes

OCSLD are pleased to launch a new page of services at the University. Your Development: Technology Enhanced Learning. There are many academic and professional development programmes across the university. The new page brings these together...

Changing the student digital experience: needs and technologies

Using the JISC NUS Digital Capabilities Benchmarking Tool, we developed the Brookes DC Matrix. We have used this in deriving a participatory needs analysis for TEL development and support. Mark Childs writes about the process here....

Digital Choices Development at Brookes

Mark Childs writes: We’ve made a lot of progress with the digital capabilities website based on the Jisc NUS student digital experience benchmarking tool. For a start we’ve decided on a name (the Digital...

Digital Course Design Intensives

One kind of support we offer to programme development teams, we call Course Design Intensives (CDI). We have offered CDIs on many topics in many Universities over the past 10 years. … to support curriculum development...

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...