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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

Improving wellbeing through digital games

Dr Hannah R. Marson, Research Fellow in the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, and organiser of the upcoming Digital Health & Wellbeing Conference, was interviewed by eldercare.org to discuss how research using digital games and associated technologies has been investigated in the area of health and wellbeing. Read the full article: Technology and Gaming for the Elderly: Improving Wellbeing.

20th November 2017
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