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 (ish) Educational Developers join OCSLD

Further to the message about OCSLD recruiting we are delighted to say we will soon be joined by three new (ish) members of the Ed Dev Team: Neil Currant returns from a year somewhere...

Internationalising the Curriculum for All Students

Oxford Brookes is once again offering this popular fully online course from 6 Oct to 7 Nov this year. You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues from tertiary institutions, in different countries,...

TeaLab report

James Genn and George Roberts TeaLab Aims TeaLab has two main aims: To bring people together to discuss the future of teaching and learning in higher education organisations, and to unite staff from across...

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in HE Re-validated!

I am delighted to report that after an extensive period of reflection and consultation the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PCTHE) was subject to Periodic review and Re-validation last Friday (28/02/2013). The...

TeaLab meetings Semester 2, 2014

Not a moment too soon, we have confirmed sessions for TeaLab in the new year! Friday 31 January 1030-1200 Abi Ball: synchronous and asynchronous distance learning Monday 17 February 1300-1430 James Genn: destroy all...

TeaLab first meeting artefacts

TeaLab met for the first time today. About 15 people participated from three campuses and one from out there in the Internet via the virtual classroom. It worked! We’ll post more of a reflection,...

Tea Lab Calendar of events

A calendar for Tea Lab has been created that you should be able to subscribe to, to help you remember upcoming events. Click on the “Tea Lab” for event location and details.

Tea Lab Brookes, Friday 4 October

Friday 4 October 1200-1330 Boardroom 1 First of our occasional sessions, open to all 1200 Bring your lunch if you want. Coffee and Cake will be provided 1220 Welcome to Tea Lab Brookes: communities,...