Rhona Sharpe

Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development

Professor Rhona Sharpe is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University. Her interests are around developing and tutoring online courses, developing learners for a digital age, and  pedagogic research. Rhona is one of the co-founders of ELESIG (Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), a Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. She is Editor of the Brookes eJournal for Learning and Teaching.


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Call for new editors

In 2015, the Editorial Board agreed a new vision and five year strategy for the journal. We are looking for energetic and creative leaders to take forward the vision and relaunch the journal in 2017 with a new identity and

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Live Projects – extension to call for abstracts until 21 October 2014

The deadline for receipt of abstracts for the special issue on Live Project Practices Across the Academy has been extended until 21 October 2014.  The deadline for papers remains 5 January 2015.  Please see the Live project practices call for papers_Extended

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Reflections on ‘The student experience of e-learning in higher education: a review of the literature’

Summary of the original paper ‘The student experience of e-learning in higher education: a review of the literature’ was published in the Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, Vol 1, Issue 3 in 2005. The paper arose at a time

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Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2014

1st April 2014 is going to be a day to celebrate the fun and excitement of University teaching. Building on the success of previous years, the conference brings us together as a learning community to discover how we inspire and

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Making sense of higher education

The first three papers in this issue are concerned with how students make sense of the tasks they are presented with in higher education. Two of these are provoked by a concern for international students but have much wider applicability. They

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Book review: Students’ experiences of e-learning in higher education: the ecology of sustainable innovation

Students’ Experiences of e-Learning in Higher Education: The Ecology of Sustainable Innovation (The Open and Flexible Learning Series)

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Engaging with graduate attributes

The papers in this issue of the Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching demonstrate how staff at Oxford Brookes are responding to the challenge set out in the Strategy for Enhancing the Student Experience to develop graduate attributes through our curricula. Three of the

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Academic practice and values

The articles in this issue illustrate a range of roles and responsibilities that higher education staff take on within their broad remit of academic practice. As the Higher Education Academy completes its consultation on its review of the UK Professional

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Student engagement

Welcome to Volume 3 of the Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, and to my first issue as Editor. It has been a little while since the previous issue as we have been reviewing the purpose and format of the journal. We

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