Chris has been exploring and experimenting with new approaches and models for online open practice, collaboration & innovation since 2007. Chris completed a year long SCORE fellowship at the Open University UK in 2012 and is the initiator of artsmooc.org http://www.artsmooc.org/ and process.arts http://process.arts.ac.uk, exploring open online communities for sharing art, design and media practice based learning and teaching.
Chris has worked on a number of JISC and HEA funded projects including the Developing digital literacies and the UKOER programmes phases 2 & 3 and the development of UALs open practice unit. Chris has won research and project funding from JISC and the Open University, and continues to work on UAL's Open Educational Practice and digital literacies advancements, building on UALs growing reputation as forward thinking university in this newly developing area.
Chris has presented nationally and internationally, see: http://process.arts.ac.uk/category/tags/chris-follows-presentations