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Mr Chris Edwards

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Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer
  • Learning and Teaching Innovation
  • Institute of Educational Technology
  • Academic Team
  • chris.edwards

Research interests

Chris is an investigator on the Horizon 2020 project, An Adaptive Trust-based e-assessment System for Learning (TeSLA). Also a contributing member of the OU team for MOocs for uniVErsity students on the Move in Europe (MoVEMe) project.

Research interests also include learning analytics for improving curriculum, transitions, including to university study and enabling students to be more effective in their learning.

Teaching interests

Chris chairs the masters module H817 Openness and Innovation in elearning and is an author for H819 The Critical researcher: educational technology in practice, and H880 Technology-enhanced learning. He s a University 'data wrangler' and uses module presentation data to report on the effectiveness of the design of curriculum, both modules and qualifications. He also supports the development of new curriculum within the Univerisity and its representation through learning outcomes.


Evaluating European public awareness of science initiatives: A review of the literature (2004)
Edwards, Christopher
Science Communication, 25(3) (pp. 260-271)
Fostering student-centred pedagogy through the language learning support dimensions (LLSD) (2017)
Pérez Cavana, Maria Luisa and Edwards, Chris
In: Krings, Hans P and Kühn, Bärbel eds. Inhalt und Vielfalt - Neue Herausforderungen für das Sprachenlernen und -lehren an Hochschulen.. Fremdsprachen in Lehre und Forschung (pp. 149-161)
ISBN : 978-3-925453-64-9 | Publisher : AKS Verlag | Published : Bochum, Gernabt
Developing the Language Learning Support Dimensions (LLSD) from research into second language acquisition and informed by the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) (2014)
Pérez Cavana, Maria and Edwards, Chris
In: Krings , Hans P. and Kühn , B. eds. Fremdsprachliche Lernprozesse beobachten: - initiieren - steuern - begleiten
Publisher : AKS-Verlag Bochum | Published : Bochum ( Germany)
Developing approaches to enhancing the orientation and success of language learning in higher education (2012-06)
Edwards, Chris and Perez Cavana, Maria Luisa
In : 17th Annual Conference of the Education, Learning, Styles, Individuals Differences Network (26-28 June 2012, Cardiff, Wales)
Embedding reflective thinking on approaches to learning - moving from pilot study to developing institutional good practice (2011-06)
Edwards, Chris
In : The 16th Annual Conference of Education, Learning, Styles, Individual differences Network (29 June - 1 July, 2011, University of Antwerp)
Can reflections on approaches to learning improve induction, performance and retention? (2010-06)
Edwards, Chris
In : Exploring Styles to Enhance Learning and Teaching in Diverse Contexts: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the European Learning Styles Information Network (28-30 June 2010, Aveiro, Portugal)
Linking learning - towards bringing learning in formal, informal, education and work settings together (2009-06)
Edwards, Chris
In : HEA Annual Conference 2009 (30 Jun - 2 Jul 2009, Manchester, UK)
Supporting self-reflection in students learning at a distance (2009-06)
Edwards, Chris and Hush, Michael
In : Learning in Higher Education - How Style Matters: Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the European Learning Styles Information Network (17-19 June 2009, Bulle-en-Gruyere, Switzerland)
Scholarly Insight Spring 2017: A Data Wrangler Perspective (2017-06-01)
Rienties, Bart; Rogaten, Jekaterina; Nguyen, Quan; Edwards, Chris; Gaved, Mark; Holt, Deborah; Herodotou, Christothea; Clow, Doug; Cross, Simon; Coughlan, Tim; Jones, Jan and Ullmann, Thomas
Open University UK
Scholarly insight 2016: a Data wrangler perspective (2016-12-21)
Rienties, Bart; Edwards, Chris; Gaved, Mark; Marsh, Vicky; Herodotou, Christothea; Clow, Doug; Cross, Simon; Coughlan, Tim; Jones, Jan and Ullmann, Thomas
Open University UK
Learning Outcomes at the Open University (2015)
Edwards, Chris
IET, The Open University, Milton Keynes.