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Mr Alun Morgan

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer in Social Work
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Social Work
  • alun.morgan

Professional biography

My social work professional background is in Child Care and Mental Health. I have been a full-time academic at The Open University since January 2005, principally working on the production of academic materials for the OU Social Work Degree.

Research interests

 My research interests include the use of information technology and media for teaching social work in distance learning settings.

Teaching interests

Ditance learning production and Learning Design, particulary using technology and media.

Impact and engagement

13 years are a significant member of module development for social work teaching across the UK.

External collaborations

N/A

Member of the JSWEC international sub-committee.

Research Activity

Research groups

NameTypeParent Unit
FHSC Teaching and Learning Research GroupResearch GroupFaculty of Health and Social Care

Publications

Professional Development in Social Work: Complex Issues in Practice (2010-09-03)
Seden, Janet; Matthews, Sarah; McCormick, Michael and Morgan, Alun eds.
Post-qualifying Social Work
ISBN : 978-0-415-55336-0 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London

News

OU student wins Care Apprentice Award

Heather always wanted to be a mental health nurse, having worked as a carer for a number of years. When she was given the chance by her employer to study for an Open University course in Health Care Practise, she grabbed the opportunity. Earlier this year, Heather was awarded the Care Apprentice Award at the National Care Awards, as Carers Week begins, she talks about her journey with The OU.

10th June 2019
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