Tuesday, 4 January 2011
Keynote Speaker - Josie Taylor
Josie Taylor is Professor of Learning Technologies and Director of Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University in the UK. She has a bachelor’s degree in Dance, Drama and Psychology (University College, Worcester) and a D.Phil in Cognitive Sciences (University of Sussex). Her research focuses on understanding the ways in which people learn from complex media (traditional and digital) and how best to design those media to support learning. In 2005 she achieved national impact through the development of a UK e-learning research agenda to advise the research councils on priorities for the ESRC/EPSRC Technology-Enhanced Learning funding initiative.