085 Senior Professor Shironica P. Karunanayaka

Leaders & Legends of Online Learning
085 Senior Professor Shironica P. Karunanayaka

Senior Professor Shironica P. Karunanayaka of the Open University of Sri Lanka is a firm believer in the principles of teaching and learning as foundational for online education. Her research into ICT in education, learning experience design, and OER and OEP now extend into a role as a Commonwealth of Learning Chair, following an academic career of almost 30 years in open and distance education.

Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/b8d7e7d5-568a-46f7-9f97-05431250aed9-085-Shironica-Karunanayaka.mp3 | recorded June 2023

Shironica’s online profile: https://shironicakarunanayaka.wordpress.com/

Shironica’s ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shironica-Karunanayaka

Shironica on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shironica-karunanayaka/

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Nominated works (free to access):

Nominated works (may require purchase):

  • Karunanayaka, S. P., & Naidu, S. (2021). Impacts of Authentic Assessment on the Development of Graduate Attributes. Distance Education, 42(2), 231-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2021.1920206
  • Karunanayaka, S. P., & Naidu, S. (2020). Ascertaining impacts of capacity building in open educational practices. Distance Education 41(2), 87-109, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2020.1757406
  • Naidu, S., & Karunanayaka, S.P. (2020). Orchestrating Shifts in Perspectives and Practices about MOOC Design. In Ke Zhang, Curtis J. Bonk, Thomas C. Reeves, and Thomas H. Reynolds (Eds.) MOOCs and open education across emerging economies: Challenges, successes, and opportunities. (pp. 72-80). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429398919


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