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List members may be interested in the following post at the Open University
to work on the Institute of Educational Technology's Postgraduate Programmes
in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Open and Distance
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
LECTURER IN TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3 years)
The Institute of Educational Technology (IET) is an academic unit of the
Open University and a centre of international excellence (RAE Grade 5) for
teaching, research and development of educational technologies in the
service of effective learning. Since the OU was founded in 1969, members of
the Institute have played a major role in shaping its teaching strategies,
planning its use of media and designing its teaching materials and learner
support systems. IET has entered a new phase of technology and curriculum
development for the expansion of online teaching and learning across the
University, and offers a creative and enthusiastic environment for
The main purpose of this post is to contribute to course production and
presentation on the Institute's Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and
Learning in Higher Education, and the Master's programme in Open and
Distance Education. There will be opportunities also to contribute to the
Institute's developing range of non-award bearing academic professional
development activities delivered within the Open University for its staff
and curriculum development.
You must have a first degree or equivalent and a higher degree or equivalent
experience. Demonstrable experience in the field of professional
development in teaching and learning in HE is essential as is experience of
teaching and learning with new information technologies.
The post is full-time and tenable from 15th April 2001 for three years. It
will be based within the Institute in Milton Keynes and salary will be on
the Lecturer scale, grade A, £18,731 - £23,256 per annum or grade B, £24,227
- £30,967 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30th January 2000
Application forms, further particulars and access details for disabled
applicants are available from Mrs Pat Cross on 01908 652916 or email
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on 01908 654127.
Please quote the reference number when making an enquiry.
THIS POST IS OPEN TO INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS.
Disabled applicants whose skills and experience meet the requirements of the
job will be interviewed. Please let us know if you need your copy of the
further particulars in large print, on computer disk, or on audio cassette
tape. Hearing impaired persons may make enquiries on Milton Keynes 01908
654901 (Minicom answerphone). Equal Opportunity is University Policy.
Dr. Rhona Sharpe
Institute of Educational Technology
The Open University
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