Lillehammer University of Applied Sciences - Centre for Lifelong Learning, Norway
Vegard Meland has been working at Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Lillehammer University since 2010.
His focus has been on in service training for teachers and leadership in schools. He has been project manager in developing two organizational based MOOC`s (oMOOC) in formative assessment. The two MOOC´s have over 11 250 participants from over 375 different schools in Norway. The project was initiated by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training.
He was also central in developing two Swedish MOOC´s for teachers in collaboration with Karlstad university. A project initiated by the Swedish National Agency for Education that resulted in over 25 000 participants.
Vegard will continue working with MOOC`s. He has a strong belief in the use of technology to facilitate professional development, and the next step now is to combine Virtual Reality (VR) video in MOOC`s and e-learning programs.