Diana Laurillard

As Professor in the London Knowledge Lab Diana is leading research projects on developing learning design tools for teachers and trainers, and on software interventions for adult learners with low numeracy and dyscalculia. As Assistant Director for Open Mode Learning she is the senior sponsor for the transition to open mode provision.

Her previous roles include: Head of the e-Learning Strategy Unit at the Department for Education and Skills, where she developed the first cross-sector e-learning strategy on ‘Harnessing Technology’; Pro-Vice-Chancellor for learning technologies and teaching at The Open University; the Visiting Committee on IT at Harvard University; Royal Society Working Group on Educational Neuroscience.

She is on the Boards of the ALT, the E-Learning Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for IT in Education in Moscow. Her most recent book is Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology, Routledge, 2012.

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