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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

Jenny Simpson

Learning from people: the training method bringing service users and social workers together

Jenny Simpson, Head of Social Work (England), as well as students and staff at the OU are involved in an exciting development in relation to social work education. Mend the Gap is a model for the effective involvement of people who are at the receiving end of services, together with those who provide professional support. Read more about Mend the Gap here

18th April 2018
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