Ebba Ossiannilsson, is a Project Manager at the Centre for Educational Development, and the Evaluation Office at Lund University, Sweden. In Dec 2012 she was appointed to take the lead for Lund University in moving forward with open education, MOOCs and OERs and to investigate e-learning strategy for Lund University. Ebba is a former participant of OCL4Ed and now volunteering her time to facilitate this year's workshop.
Ebba earned her PhD from Oulu University focusing on international benchmarking, quality and quality enhancement on e-learning in Higher Educational Institutions.
Ebba works as consultant in a number of local, regional, national and international projects and governmental commissions in a wide range of areas including lifelong learning, internationalization, e-learning, ODL and many facets of open education (OERs, OEP, and user generated content). She is well known for her work in international benchmarking projects and quality of e-learning and on quality/quality enhancement and learning in digital contexts and extended learning environments. She works on international and national MOOCs and OER-projects, including local and regional implementation of OER/OEP/OEC. She serves as a consultant for many national universities going towards open education and on quality issues. Recently she together with collegues launched and developed the MOOC Quality project by EFQUEL.
Ebba is a board member in several national and international organizations within the areas of e-learning/lifelong learning, widening recruitment, internationalization and innovative learning in digital extended learning contexts as well as quality related issues. Ossiannilsson is Dept. Director for epprobate, the international label for quality in e-learning courseware, as well as certified head reviewer and national partner in Epprobate. Recently she launched and contributed to the development of the Nordic Alliance for Open Education. She works as a Service development partner at OER Services. She has also contributed, developed, and organized OER-courses at OER-services.
She is Dept. Director of the Swedish Association for Distance Education (SVERD). She has recently been appointed as the Swedish partner for Campus NooA.
Ebba’s research interests are in collaborative learning from the rhizome perspectives, on the challenges of creating and sharing cultures and innovative learning spaces as OER and MOOCs and benchmarking and quality related issues. She is active in sharing trends and innovation and the utilization of technology in the educational sector in social media and networks.