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Welcome to IET

The Institute of Educational Technology (IET) at the Open University connects innovation and expertise in learning and teaching and uses this collective power to change the face of education.

IET’s programme of work is at the heart of the Open University’s mission to be a world leader in the design, content and delivery of supported open and distance learning through the innovative use of technology. 

iSpot app for Android

Have you seen the iSpot app for Android?

For our role and objectives please see ‘who we are’ and ‘what we do’.

For information about the Research Laboratories which we jointly manage for the University, see the Jennie Lee Research Laboratories website.

IET Research is part of Research at The Open University.

IET research projects

IET Research Projects

Research impact

Research Impact

IET PhD students

PhD Students & projects


See our module, programme 
and research degrees prospectus

Postgraduate qualifications in ODE and Academic Practice 2012/13
Research Degrees Prospectus 2012/13


Featured Research Journals


Journal of Interactive Media in Education

Open Learning journal