This webinar is hosted in English
Dr. Ebba Ossiannilsson & Mohamed Ahmed El-bahay
Young people today are on the move as never ever, both physical, mentally and literally. They reason is the need to gain the knowledge and experience needed to increase their employability. The world is open as ever before and everyone has today the possibilities to learn everything from everywhere at any time.
Doctor of Education
Ossiannilsson, PhD is a Project Manager at the Centre for Educational Development, Lund University, Sweden. Ossiannilsson earned her PhD from Oulu University, Finland, with a dissertation on international benchmarking, and quality enhancement on e-learning in Higher Education. Since year 2000, she work with strategic issues on e-learning, online distance learning, innovative smart learning, learning analytics, MOOCs, OERs and open education, especially concerning quality and benchmarking. From a research perspective Ossiannilsson is the author of a number of reports and studies in the fields mentioned above. Her publication list is extensive (around 160). She frequently participates as a speaker at conferences, as well as international online courses and MOOCs. She has carried out some 30 MOOCs herself, mainly on learning design and quality issues in online learning. During the EMOOC Stakeholder Summit 2014 she was on the panel in the Policy and quality track. She is in the Ed board for international open access journals open learning.
Ossiannilsson serves as quality reviewer for UNIQe, ECB Check, E-cellence and Epprobate and is responsible for several benchmarking projects and quality projects nationally and international. She was among the founders and course leader for OER Practitioner Services, and the developer of Epprobate by Learning Agency Network (LANETO). Ossiannilsson is a consultant in international and national associations and projects.
Ossiannilsson is the Swedish partner of Campus NooA (The International Learning Mall for Online Courses). She work in Swedish, Nordic and Baltic OER Projects. She is Vice President of the Swedish Association of Distance Education (SVERD). Ossiannilsson is a board member in EDEN-NAP, EFQUEL, and LANETO. She served as a board member in EUCEN (2002-2008). She serves as an evaluator for the SEQUENT.
Ossiannilsson earned the EDEN Fellow 2014. The title is an expression of acknowledgement of professional merit, who have demonstrated excellence in professional practice in the field of flexible and distance learning and provided valued support to the evolution and progress of EDEN.