Alastair Creelman

Alastair Creelman

Specialist e-learning
The University Library
53022, Hus Stella, Kalmar
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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 exchange/mobility.

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 university teachers, Open Networked Learning, in collaboration with colleagues from Lund University, Linköping University, Karlstad University and 10 other partner universities from Sweden, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, South Africa and Singapore.

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


Member of two ongoing projects in the EUniWell consortium: one in the field of developing open education and the other in the field of education for migrants and refugees. 

In June 2017 was awarded the title of EDEN Fellow (European Distance and E-learning Network).

Member of the steering committee of the Swedish network for IT in higher education (ITHU), 2014-2020.

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

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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