Specialist in the field of online and distance education based in the section for higher education development. Monitors developments in the field and is active in several national and international projects in areas such as distance/online learning, quality questions, open educational resources (OER), MOOCs, social media in education and virtual mobility (global classroom).

Was recently a member of the Lnu Global Classroom project, promoting virtual mobility and internationalisation.

In June 2017 was awarded the title of EDEN Fellow (European Distance and E-learning Network) and elected to EDEN's NAP (Network of Academics and Professionals) Steering Committee.

Very active in social media, primarliy through two blogs on educational technology - a reflective blog in English, Corridor of Uncertainty, and a news blog in Swedish, Flexspan. Active on Twitter as @alacre.


Course leader on an open course for teachers, Open Networked Learning, in collaboration with colleagues from Lund University, Karolinska Institute, KTH and Varsity College, South Africa.

Also teaching assignments in teacher training programme and workshops in aspects of e-learning.


Involved in the ongoing national Vinnova project New paths to flexibility in higher education (Nya vägar till flexibilitet i högre utbildning), 2017-2020.

Member of the steering committee of the Swedish network for IT in higher education (ITHU)

Has participated in many national and international projects and organisations in recent years, such as:

  • Erasmus+ project MOONLITE (MOOCs for social inclusion & employability)
  • EU South Baltic project FOCUS (Facilitating blue growth with open courses by utilizing R&D products and virtual mobility).
  • Erasmus+ project LangOER Open Educational Resources in smaller and minority languages.
  • Two Nordic (Nordplus) projects: Effective webinarsSilent learners.

Member of an ISO standardisation committee (2014-2018) that wrote the standard ISO 21001 Management Systems for Educational Organisations.

Swedish representative in the Nordic Council's NVL Distans network (2012-2019).


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