Institutional practices that support learner development

The framework has been used to examine institutional practices that support learner development towards effective learning in the JISC funded SLiDA project.


Sharpe, R. & Benfield, G. (2012) Institutional strategies for supporting learners in a digital age. Enhancing Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences.4 (2),


Rhona is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University. Her interests are around developing and tutoring online courses, developing learners for a digital age, and  pedagogic research. Rhona is one of the co-founders of ELESIG (Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), a Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. She is Editor of the Brookes eJournal for Learning and Teaching.

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