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

Tea Lab Brookes update

Tea Lab or T-Lab at Brookes is taking shape. Tea Lab is an informal and occasional gathering of people at Brookes who are interested in contemporary learning and teaching practice, and moving it forward....

T-Lab

Welcome to the launch of T-Lab: Teaching and Learning at Brookes. [What? The name has changed? Yes, an Internet search shows TeaLab is a big media marketing and PR company who works for the...

Open is as open does

reposted by George Roberts from rWorld2 As planning gets underway to run a mooc based in the first instance on OCSLD’s First steps into learning and teaching (#fslt) in higher education I have been...

iPad Project Launched

Our little HEA Teaching Development Grant Project group met today for the first working meeting after the grant was awarded. The project is called “Internationalisation and Promoting Assessment Diversity (IPAD)”. Mary Deane is the...

Technologies we are using to “Extend your online course”

I thought I would summarise, briefly the technologies we are using on our new OCSLD online course: “Extending your online course“. After all, we are “extending” an online course. How are we doing it?...

OCSLD is developing

We had a new sort of team meeting on Tuesday. For a change it wasn’t a committee meeting with chair and minutes. In the rather unsavoury metaphor, we spent a couple of hours eating...