The Open Education Professional Directory

Ishan Abeywardena, Adviser: Open Educational Resources


Commonwealth of Learning


Native/near native level proficiency
Business level proficiency
High proficiency
Conversational level proficiency
High proficiency

Areas of expertise

Open Education - General
Oversight of open education at an institution
Open licenses
Research in open education
Awareness raising and outreach
Open Educational Resources
Authoring OER
Using/remixing OER for face to face education
Using/remixing OER for online education
OER project management
Instructional design using OER
Peer review of OER
Faculty adoption of OER
Libraries and OER
Technology for OER
OER and workforce development
OER and lifelong learning
Open Access
Open Access publishing
Peer review in open access journals
Openly licensed content in MOOCs
Technology for MOOCs
Expertise in a particular discipline
Information Technology and Computer Science
Geographic regions of professional expertise
North America


Personal statement

I’m a highly skilled professional with a wide range of expertise in Educational Technology, a sound academic background and over 10 years of international experience in various capacities. A computer scientist by training, I have keen research interests in the technological aspects of OER, eLearning, MOOC and ODL. My technical interests include sentiment analysis, text mining, software development and mobile application development.

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