Wednesday 6 September 2017
Time: 11.45am - 12.30pm
Victoria University of Wellington
Professor Warburton is the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Digital Futures) and works within the Provost’s office at Victoria University of Wellington. He provides the strategic lead for the university in extending the digital research capability of staff and students, enhancing digital learning and teaching, and extending civic engagement through the development of the digital campus. He is the director of the of the Centre for Academic Practice and leads VictoriaX, the edX based MOOC programme.
He has been working in the fields of education and technology research since the late 1990s, with a focus on the development of strategic projects that integrate the designed use of ICT for learning and teaching with accessibility, and active citizenship. He has led on a range of innovative high impact projects that have included: learning analytics for measuring student engagement, design patterns for building MOOCs, combating social exclusion in older people through enhancing their digital competences; the use of 3D virtual worlds for distance learning; promoting active learning space design. He is regularly invited to speak at International conferences and continues to publish in the area of Technology Enhanced Learning.