Invited Talk

Learning and teaching at the Open University

7th National Conference on HE | Borovits, Bulgaria | 20th September 2018

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.