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March 4, 2015 11:47 am
Affiliation: University of Leeds School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Biography: I work at the University of Leeds as a principal Teaching Fellow in Spanish. I am also Digital Learning Champio at the University of Leeds.My scholarship focuses in the areas of OERS (Open Educational Resources), Autonomous Learning, Student Motivation, Employability, e-Learning and Socio-constructive Approaches in Learning.During 2009/2010 I was Humbox Institutional Partner for the Faculty of Arts of the University of Leeds http://www.humbox.ac.uk/profile/12.In the Spring of 2011 I was awarded a Fellowship by SCORE, the Support Centre for Open Educational Resources, funded by HEFCE and based at the Open University. As part of this fellowship, I am leading the research project “Review and Endorsement of Open Educational Resources by Graduate-Recruiting Employers”. The project will be completed in July 2012. http://humbox.ac.uk/3066/ and http://www8.open.ac.uk/score/fellowsIn Summer 2011, the project OpenLIVES, in which I am co-investigator, was awarded funding from JISC under OER-3 (Digital Capital). The project, led by the University of Southampton, was completed in February 2013. My responsibilities included designing learning activities for the students of the University of Leeds, the University of Portsmouth and the University of Southampton, as well as for the global learning community. These resources, alongside any subsequent resources produced by students, were published as OERs in the HumBox.