Greg Benfield (TOOC14)

Greg is from Melbourne, Australia, where he gained a wide experience of teaching in the secondary, TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and Higher Education sectors. He has been teaching online (and teaching about teaching online) since 1998.

Greg joined Oxford Brookes University in January 2001. His work focuses on supporting technology-enhanced learning and he is a tutor on the Postgraduate Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education.

As well as his work at Brookes he delivers national workshops on technology-enhanced learning and assessment and has been involved in a range of national JISC and Higher Education Academy e-learning projects. His research interests are:

- Learner Experiences of e-Learning
- Computer-mediated communication
- Communication and collaboration in technology-rich HE environments
- e-Learning course design
- Computer aided assessment

Twitter @gdbenfield
Last access:Monday, 11 August 2014, 11:44 AM  (4 years 191 days)
Course profiles:Teaching Online Open Course (TOOC) 2014, First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2014, First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2012
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Teaching Online Open Course is an open online course which runs from 10 March - 4 May 2014, (with a two week break for Easter). It is free to participate, but for a fee of £425 this course may be taken for 10 M-level credits.

This is an intensive introduction to supporting student learning in online environments, and you will be supported through scheduled activities by selected key readings, specially developed course resources, skilled online tutors and guest experts.