Why Offer a MOOC (or a NOOC)?

The popularity of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has boomed since their emergence in 2008. To date, the United States has been at the forefront of developments, with platforms such as edX, Udacity and Coursera rising to prominence over the last twelve months. The promise of access to free online courses, from an ever increasing …

Academic Promotions

We have two Committees for academic promotions, one for Level 6 (Associate Professor, Reader, Principal Research Fellow) and one for Level 7 (Professor). I am Chair of both Committees and involved in the process from start to finish. Typically our Promotions Committees begin their work in the autumn, with our Faculty Deans taking advice within …