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Professor Peter Scott is the Director of the Knowledge Media Institute of the UK's Open University. KMI is a Research and Development Unit, which explores the future of learning. He has a BA & PhD in Psychology. Before joining the Open University in 1995, he taught Psychology & Cognitive Science at the University of Sheffield, with a textbook in each of these subjects. From 2007-10 he was elected founding President of the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning.
From 2008-12 Peter was the coordinator of STELLAR, the EUís 7th Framework Network of Excellence in TEL. Peter's research group in the institute, prototypes the application of new technologies and media to learning.
Peterís current research interests range widely across knowledge and media research. Three key threads are: telepresence; streaming media systems; and ubiquity.
In June 2008 he coordinated the launch of The Open University in iTunes U, which passed 60 Million international downloads in January 2013. Peter is currently musing on how to exceed that milestone...
Keys: KMi Director, Head CNM, Stadium Telepresence, Professional Learning, Streaming Media, Mobile and Ubiquitous, eBook
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Mikroyannidis, A., Okada, A., Scott, P., Rusman, E., Specht, M., Stefanov, K., Protopsaltis, A., Held, P. and Hetzner, S. (2012) weSPOT: A Cloud-based Approach for Personal and Social Inquiry, Workshop: 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments, Antigua, Guatemala, 945, pp. 7-11, CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Ullmann, T., Wild, F. and Scott, P. (2012) Comparing Automatically Detected Reflective Texts with Human Judgements, Workshop: 2nd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning at 7th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning, Saarbruecken, Germany
Little, S., Mikroyannidis, A., Okada, A. and Scott, P. (2011) Formal Metadata and Shared Experiences for Discovering Tools to Adapt Open Educational Resources, Workshop: International Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition, Reuse and Evaluation (KARE 2011) at 7th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2011), Dijon, France, pp. 147-153, IEEE Computer Society Publications
Lagatie, R., Wild, F., Causmaecker, P. and Scott, P. (2011) Exposing Knowledge in Speech: Monitoring Conceptual Development in Spoken Conversation, IST-Africa 2011, Gaborone, Botswana IST-Africa 2011 Conference Proceedings, eds. Cunningham & Cunningham
Symmetrical support in FlashMeeting: a naturalistic study of live online peer-to-peer learning via software videoconferencing
Techreport ID: kmi-07-01
Author(s): Peter Scott, Linda CastaŮeda, Kevin Quick, Jon Linney
Knowledge work in nursing and midwifery: an evaluation through computer mediated communication
Techreport ID: kmi-06-10
Author(s): Fiona Brooks, Peter Scott
Heroic failures in disseminating novel e-learning technologies to corporate clients: a case study of interactive webcasting
Techreport ID: kmi-05-01
Author(s): Peter Scott, Kevin Quick
Will Technology Enhanced Learning ever deliver 'genuine' innovation?
Author(s): Peter Scott
Assisted Electronic Communication in Nursing
Techreport ID: kmi-04-09
Author(s): Peter Scott, Fiona Brooks, Kevin Quick, Maria Macintyre, Christine Rospopa
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