Rhona Sharpe

Rhona is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University. Her interests are around developing and tutoring online courses, developing learners for a digital age, and  pedagogic research. Rhona is one of the co-founders of ELESIG (Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), a Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. She is Editor of the Brookes eJournal for Learning and Teaching.

Recent blog entries

Future of ELESIG

ELESIG, the special interest group for those involved in evaluations of e-learning was started in January 2008, by a team from the Universities of Greenwich, Bradford and Oxford Brookes and contributory funding from the...

Improving teaching spaces at Brookes

OCSLD is looking to start a small project with Estates and Facilities Management to improve classroom teaching spaces. We are hoping to work with some lecturers and students who use the same teaching rooms...

Planning for retirement online

I’m pleased to see this use of an online resource by Human Resources to support retirement planning. We are looking at online resources to supplement other HR staff development for Brookes and welcome your...

Second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy

Helen Beetham and I are starting work on a second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age, first published in 2007 by Routledge. The book has sold well, around 3000 copies I think...