The Open Education Professional Directory

Lou McGill, Independent Consultant

General

Institution
Location
Whithorn,
United Kingdom
Contact
lou.mcgill@gmail.com

Languages

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

Areas of expertise

Open Education - General
Business Models for open education
Research in open education
Open Educational Resources
Using/remixing OER for face to face education
OER project management
Technology for OER
OER and lifelong learning
MOOC

Research into MOOCs
Geographic regions of professional expertise
Europe

Profile

Personal statement

I was involved in the evaluation and synthesis of the JISC funded UKOER Programme, synthesis of the the JISC Digitisation and OER programme, carried out studies in Open Badgning for the UK Open University, worked on the IPTS EU funded study into OER for Adults focusing on OER and lifelong learning in Europe. I authored the UK OER Infokit and developed an Evaluation framework and toolkit for OER projects. I am involved in studies with Glasgow Caledonian University into MOOCs for professional learning and self regulated learning. I am carriying out evaluation into Future Learn MOOCs for the Open University.

External links

http://loumcgill.co.uk/
https://oersynth.pbworks.com/w/page/51320241/EvaluationToolkit
http://bit.ly/oerevalsynth
http://bit.ly/oerinfokit
http://www.gcu.ac.uk/academy/oer4adults/
http://www.gcu.ac.uk/academy/srl-mooc/
http://www.gcu.ac.uk/academy/current/osrl/