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Biography <p><span>I am the Director of KMi. I also head up our Centre for New Media research, where I work on numerous prototype applications of networked learning media. I lead some fun University innovations work with mobile computing and&quot;post personal computing&quot;.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12px;">KMI is a 70-strong Research and Development Unit on the OU campus in Milton Keynes, which explores the future of learning and the boundaries between knowledge and the media we use to work with it. My own research group in the institute, the Centre for New Media, has about a dozen of these folk and prototypes the application of new technologies and media to learning at all levels. My Flashmeeting technology is used worldwide by thousands of researchers and learners; my Stadium and Podcast technologies have become core to daily work in this University. In June 2008 I was proud to lead the launch of The Open University into the Apple iTunes U. portal, which passed 66 Million downloads at the start of 2014.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12px;">I was the founding President of the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning, and was coordinator and scientific director of STELLAR, the EU&rsquo;s 7</span><sup>th</sup><span style="font-size: 12px;">Framework Network of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning.</span></p>
Description <p><span>I am the Director of KMi. I also head up our Centre for New Media research, where I work on numerous prototype applications of networked learning media. I lead some fun University innovations work with mobile computing and&quot;post personal computing&quot;.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12px;">KMI is a 70-strong Research and Development Unit on the OU campus in Milton Keynes, which explores the future of learning and the boundaries between knowledge and the media we use to work with it. My own research group in the institute, the Centre for New Media, has about a dozen of these folk and prototypes the application of new technologies and media to learning at all levels. My Flashmeeting technology is used worldwide by thousands of researchers and learners; my Stadium and Podcast technologies have become core to daily work in this University. In June 2008 I was proud to lead the launch of The Open University into the Apple iTunes U. portal, which passed 66 Million downloads at the start of 2014.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12px;">I was the founding President of the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning, and was coordinator and scientific director of STELLAR, the EU&rsquo;s 7</span><sup>th</sup><span style="font-size: 12px;">Framework Network of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning.</span></p>
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Research overview 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 &amp; PhD in Psychology. Before joining the Open University in 1995, he taught Psychology &amp; 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...
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