Graduate Tutor in Information and Knowledge Management, University of the West of England
Virginia is an information professional, academic and technology specialist with over 35 years’ library and information services management experience within educational and cultural heritage sectors. Previous roles have included information and management within FE and
Virginia's particular interest is in open education, specifically the use and re-use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and her PhD is focused on researching the role and impact of social knowledge and narrative in the use and re-use of OER.
Virginia is an experienced trainer running staff development workshops for leading national educational organisations. Virginia specialises in the development of staff digital skills within cultural heritage and corporate knowledge settings. She is also co-editor of eBooks in Libraries: a practical guide published by Facet Publishing and contributed a case study on the use of open data in learning and teaching in Atenas, J., & Havemann, L. (Eds.). (2015). Open Data as Open Educational Resources: Case studies of emerging practice. London: Open Knowledge, Open Education Working Group.
Knowledge Managers in an organisation often have responsibility for seeking new opportunities to create a knowledge sharing environment and drive the use of collaborative social media tools to enable broader capture and sharing and promote innovation. They are often key players in the introduction of systems, approaches and processes which capture the intellectual capital of
Topic: Soft Skills - helping you as a professional, particularly in managing change, Technology - best practices and innovation Enterprise Content Management