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Lorna M. Campbell

Author Bio

Lorna M. Campbell has over fifteen years experience working in education technology and interoperability standards, with a specific focus on open education. She currently work for the University of Edinburgh as EDINA Digital Education Manager (0.6 FTE) and as OER Liaison – Open Scotland (0.2 FTE) within the Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division. For many years she worked as Assistant Director of the Centre for Education Technology, Interoperability and Standards (CETIS), and recently became a founding partner of CETIS LLP.

Her main areas of expertise include digital infrastructure for open educational resources, open education policy, open licences, technologies for supporting the management and distribution of educational content and multimedia, metadata, vocabularies, and digital repositories. She is an experienced project manager and in the past has been responsible for coordinating and delivering technical support for a wide range of Jisc development programmes including Exchange for Learning, Digital Repositories and Preservation, UK OER and OER Rapid Innovation. Together with Nicola Osborne,she is currently co-managing Jisc MediaHub at EDINA.

Her current areas of interest and activity include open educational resources, open education policy for Scotland, new subject coding schemes for UK higher education and innovative approaches to providing access to multimedia content for teaching, learning and research. She lead the Open Scotland initiative, and is a member of the Open Policy Network and the Advisory Group of the Open Knowledge Open Education Working Group.