Speakers

David Boud

Professor Boud has been involved in research and teaching development in adult, higher and professional education for over 40 years and has contributed extensively to the literature. He is one of the highest cited researchers in the world in the field of higher education with a current h-index of...

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Liz Marr

Dr Liz Marr is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) at The Open University. Her responsibilities include the student experience, student voice, student engagement and student satisfaction with a major focus on student success.  She also has oversight of student employability, the Access,...

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Carla Padrel de Oliveira
Universidade Aberta

Carla Oliveira is currently the rector of the Universidade Aberta de Portugal, where she has been for more than two decades, during which she carried out other management roles. Carla holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London, UK, and her main areas of research interest has...

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Fernando Ramos
Universidade de Aveiro

Full Professor of Communication Sciences and Technologies at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, Professor Ramos has been researching the field of Distance Media and Online Education for more than twenty years. He has had important leading roles such as Chairman of the Board of UNAVE, the...

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Ricardo Mairal Usón

Ricardo Mairal Usón is Full Professor of Linguistics at UNED since 2002. His main areas of research interest are lexical knowledge representation, neurolinguistics and computational linguistics and has been the President of the Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics between 2011-2017....

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Susan M. Zvacek

Susan M. Zvacek is an independent consultant, speaker, and teacher, focused on cultivating learning-centred teaching in higher education. Her disciplinary interests include online learning, STEM education, and instructional design. She has had two Fulbright appointments and has 25+ years of...

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