An overview of the Open University (OU) in the United Kingdom and an introduction to the OU approach to teaching. In this presentation I contextualise the OU within the landscape of higher education in the UK emphasising its focus on open access, part-time distance learning students and online delivery of teaching, learning and assessment. The presentation highlights some of the main features of the OU student experience and ongoing technical developments.
Learning and teaching at the Open University
7th National Conference on HE | Borovits, Bulgaria | 20th September 2018