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Professor Diana Laurillard

Professor Diana Laurillard

Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies, UCL Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education

Diana Laurillard is Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at UCL Knowledge Lab. She was formerly Head of the e-Learning Strategy Unit at Department for Education and Skills (2002-5) and Pro-Vice Chancellor for learning technologies at the Open University (1995-2002). Her most recent book is entitled Teaching as a Design Science.

Diana is best known for researching MOOCs, learning design, and digital games for dyscalculia. Her research includes large-scale online communities of teacher-designers, and the use of specialised digital course design tools to enable teachers to create and share new pedagogies for using learning technology. She is currently running two MOOCs on teacher development in digital course design.

Diana will be joining us to speak on professional development as the new frontier of Higher Education.

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