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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 EU’s 7th Framework Network of Excellence in TEL. Peter's research group in the institute, prototypes the application of new technologies and media to learning.

Peter’s 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

Team: , Alan Fletcher, Ben Hawkridge, Jon Linney, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Alexandra Okada, Kevin Quick, Chris Valentine, Jane Whild, Fridolin Wild, Rachel Yarrien

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Okada, A., Scott, P. and Mendonca, M. (2015) Effective web videoconferencing for proctoring online oral exams: a case study at scale in Brazil, Open Praxis International Journal, 7, 3, International Council for Open and Distance Education

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Wild, F., Scott, P., Karjalainen, J., Helin, K., Lind-Kohvakka, S. and Naeve, A. (2014) An Augmented Reality Job Performance Aid for Kinaesthetic Learning in Manufacturing Work Places, EC-TEL 2014 Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities, eds. Rensing, de Freitas, Ley, Muñoz-Merino, LNCS 8719, pp. 470-475, Springer

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Wild, F., Scott, P., Lefrere, P., Karjalainen, J., Helin, K., Naeve, A. and Isaksson, E. (2014) Towards data exchange formats for learning experiences in manufacturing workplaces, Workshop: Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning (ARTEL'14) at ECTEL 2014

 

Winkler, M., Maschler, T., Tilebein, M., Sanguini, R., Martín, J., Nunyez, M., Karjalainen, J., Helin, K., Wild, F., Scott, P., Lefrere, P. and Naeve, A. (2014) Augmented reality job performance aids for the shop floor, Workshop: Advanced Manufacturing with Augmented Reality (AMAR'14) at ISMAR 2014, Munich, Germany

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Ullmann, T., Wild, F. and Scott, P. (2013) Reflection - quantifying a rare good, Workshop: 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning at 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Scaling up learning for sustained impact, Paphos, Cyprus, pp. 29-40

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Symmetrical support in FlashMeeting: a naturalistic study of live online peer-to-peer learning via software videoconferencing
Techreport ID: kmi-07-01
Date: 2007
Author(s): Peter Scott, Linda Castañeda, Kevin Quick, Jon Linney

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Knowledge work in nursing and midwifery: an evaluation through computer mediated communication
Techreport ID: kmi-06-10
Date: 2006
Author(s): Fiona Brooks, Peter Scott

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Heroic failures in disseminating novel e-learning technologies to corporate clients: a case study of interactive webcasting
Techreport ID: kmi-05-01
Date: 2005
Author(s): Peter Scott, Kevin Quick

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