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

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...

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...