With contact hours and teaching intensity in the forefront of policymaking, has the argument for independent learning been lost? George Roberts thinks not.
Dr George Roberts is a Principal Lecturer in the Student Experience at Oxford Brookes. He has been at Oxford Brookes since 2000 and joined OCSLD in June 2006 as an Educational Developer (e-Learning). In his previous role he advised the Head of e-Learning and the Senior Management Team of the University on policy for off-campus e-learning and e-learning partnerships. He formerly led the PCTHE. and now leads the MA Education (Higher Education) and teaches, among other practical courses, Philosophy and Policy of Higher Education.