Deborah Arnold

Deborah Arnold
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya | UOC · Edul@b

PhD Education & ICT

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Introduction
My PhD research focused on Digital Education Leadership Literacies in Higher Education, in other words the mindsets, attitudes and behaviours of HE leaders with respect to digital education. The final outcome was a framework of Digital Education Leadership Literacies for Higher Educaiton (DELLHE) and a series of ten recommendations for Digital Education Leadership Development.
Additional affiliations
September 2018 - present
AUNEGe
Position
  • National and international projects coordinator
Description
  • Developing and coordinating projects in the field of digital learning for AUNEGe, the French Digital University for Management and Economics.
September 2017 - August 2018
University of Burgundy
Position
  • Digital strategy and communication officer
September 2015 - present
University of Burgundy
Position
  • Adjunct teacher
Description
  • Course in Multimedia project management for the Masters programmes IMBS (International Master in Business Studies) and ICM (Intercultural Management). Pedagogical approach: Project-based learning.
Education
September 1999 - July 2000
University of Burgundy
Field of study
  • Euromédias: Media studies, journalism, media production and educational technology
October 1986 - July 1990
Aston University
Field of study
  • Modern languages: French

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Publications (14)
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The aim of this article is to establish the extent to which the concept of e-leadership has taken off as a lens through which to study leadership for technology-enhanced learning (TEL) in higher education. Building on a previous study conducted in 2013, this article thus covers an exploratory review of the literature for the period 2013-2017. It an...
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This paper presents the results of a Delphi study conducted as part of a doctoral research project on e-leadership literacies for technology-enhanced learning (TEL-eLL) in higher education (HE). The aim of the Delphi study is to answer the research question: “What are TEL-eLL?” In other words, how can we define the novel concept of TEL-eLL and how...
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The university is facing, once again, a deep transformation process. On this occasion, the continuous increase in the digital dimension of society and its consequent impact on teaching and research plays a fundamental role. The effects of the pandemic, which have made digital education the only option to avoid the complete interruption of higher ed...
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The eLene4Life project aims to support curriculum innovation in higher education (HE) through the development of active learning approaches for transversal skills, with the ultimate aim of improving students’ employability. The MOOC “Active Learning for Soft Skills Development”, one of the project outputs, has been put in place as a space for learn...
Thesis
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This exploratory mixed methods case study research addressed the problem of how a framework of digital education leadership literacies can support European campus-based universities in implementing strategic and organizational change to improve the way technology is used for teaching and learning. The study applied qualitative and quantitative ap...
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As learners seek more flexible learning opportunities, and employers become gradually more open to accepting alternative forms of credentials, there is a need to improve the visibility and quality of the online information available about such opportunities. This information includes not only the descriptions of formal and non-formal learning oppor...
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ECCOE, the European Credit Clearinghouse for Opening up Education, aims to facilitate the endorsement and appropriation of open, online and flexible higher education by increasing trust in technology-enabled credentials among students, higher education institutions (HEIs) and employers. To this end, the project is developing a complete solution in...
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This analysis captures the state-of-the-art of innovative methodologies and activities, fostering the acquisition of soft skills in the Corporate field, and explores their transferability into the Higher Education context.
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According to the 2018 World Economic Forum Report “Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs for All”, the rise of artificial intelligence, robotics and other digital developments is upending the primacy of human expertise in the economy. The individuals who will succeed in the economy of the future will be those who can complement the work...
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This transnational qualitative study captures the state-of-the-art of active learning methods which foster the acquisition of soft skills in the Higher Education context. It was conducted as part of the eLene4Life Erasmus+ project N° 2018-1-FR01-KA203-047829
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The creation of the European Higher Education space is bringing about a major evolution in the learning environment for both teachers and learners. Lifelong learning and increased mobility, both physical and virtual, will mean that both teachers and students need to constantly update their skills, making the best possible use of the available techn...
Conference Paper
The creation of the European Higher Education space is bringing about a major evolution in the learning environment for both teachers and learners. Lifelong learning and increased mobility, both physical and virtual, will mean that both teachers and students need to constantly update their skills, making the best possible use of the available techn...
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Résumé : Cette communication propose un tableau de bord prospectif élaboré par des équipes d'universitaires français, italiens et polonais impliqués dans le projet européen eLene. Cet outil permettra de suivre le développement des activités d'enseignement numérique dans les universités. Transposé dans le contexte français, nous étudierons ses effet...

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Projects (3)
Project
Exploring the mindsets, attitudes and behaviours of higher education leaders with remits for digital education, as well as the perceptions of teaching staff with respect to this leadership and the contextual environment in which this leadership operates.
Project
eLene (eLearning network) is a group of Higher Education institutions and other HE organisations who came together in 2003 following the European Commission report on eLearning in Higher Education. The group, centred around a core of permanently participating organisations, evolves according to research and project interests. Since 2004, there have been 6 eLene projects funded under various European programmes: eLene-TT: teacher training for improved pedagogical use of ICT in HE eLene-EE: economics of eLearning eLene-TLC: teaching and learning centre; competency framework eLene2learn: learning to learn competencies for the transition from secondary to higher education eLene4work: soft skills and digital soft skills for employability eLene4Life: Learning and Interacting to Foster Employability For more information and access to project outputs, see http://www.elene-center.net
Archived project
The European Multiple MOOC Aggregator called EMMA for short, is a 30 month pilot action supported by the European Union. It aims to showcase excellence in innovative teaching methodologies and learning approaches through the large-scale piloting of MOOCs on different subjects. EMMA provides a system for the delivery of free, open, online courses in multiple languages from different European universities to help preserve Europe’s rich cultural, educational and linguistic heritage and to promote real cross-cultural and multilingual learning.