CONSULTANCIES

Year Project Organization Duration and Fee
2015 Development of a Mobile Android App “CEMCA AugmenLearn” on Self-Directed Learning.  Available through Google Play as Print2Screen Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), India

Ref 06-01-019

1 months

INR125,000

2015 Authoring a CEMCA EdTech Note on Mobile Educational Apps for Distance Learning. Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), India

Ref 16-KM2-272

3 months

USD500

2015 Evaluation of COL-RIM Implementation at University of Jaffna. Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada Ref C15-380 5 days

CAD2,805

2015 Development and Testing of Educational App Development Toolkit for Teachers and Learners. Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada Ref C15-271 4 months

CAD8,870

2015 Co-facilitation of the CEMBA/MPA capacity building workshop on Open Education Resources (OER). Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada Ref C15-265 4 days

CAD1,800

2012 Exploration of Technologies Available for Re-use and Adaptation of OER. Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada Ref C12-276 4 months

CAD7,000

2012 ODL Course Development Delivery and the Course Development Tracking System. Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU), Thailand 3 days

THB5,000

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  1. Member of editorial team for the Open Educational Resources Global Report 2017 and Open Educational Resources: From Commitment to Action report (2017). 
  2. Task Team member of the Regional Consultations for the COL/UNESCO 2nd World OER Congress, Slovenia (2016-17).
  3. Coordinator of the COL/UNESCO Latin America and Caribbean Regional Consultation on OER, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2017).  
  4. Convenor of Panel of Judges, Excellence in Distance Education Award (EDEA) –  Distance Education Materials: OER, 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2016).
  5. Executive Secondment (May 2012), Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada.
  6. External Examiner for IT Programs (2009-2014), Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC), Malaysia.
  7. Secretary of the Board of Advisors (2012-2013), OERAsia, an online community dedicated to Open Educational Resources in Asia.
  8. Secretariat Member (2011-2013), Asian Association of Open Universities.
  9. Webmaster (2011-2013), Asian Association of Open Universities.
  10. Webmaster (2011-2013), OERAsia, an online community dedicated to Open Educational Resources in Asia.
  11. Secretariat Committee Member, Regional Symposium on Open Educational Resources (2012), Malaysia.
  12. Assistant Secretary, 25th Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Annual Conference Organizing Committee (2011), Malaysia.
  13. Secretariat Committee Member, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) – Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010 Conference (2010), Malaysia.
  14. Technical Programmer (June – August, 2007), Brunel University, Middlesex, UK.

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)

  1. Staff Communications Training Workshop: Effective Messaging of COL’s Unique Brand, organized by the Commonwealth of Learning (May, 2018), Canada.
  2. Open Textbook Summit 2017, organized by BCcampus (May, 2017), Canada.
  3. Social Media Analytics, offered on Futurelearn by The Queensland University of Technology (July – August 2016), Australia.
  4. Introduction to Cyber Security, offered on Futurelearn by The Open University (July – August 2016), UK.   
  5. Let’s try Japanese MOOCs: JMOOC Platforms and Content, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka (February, 2015), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  6. Workshop on Institutional Open Access Repository, organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka (February, 2015), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  7. High-Level Executive Workshop on MOOC, organized by the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU, October, 2014), Hong Kong SAR, China.
  8. Preparation of Two-hour Exam Papers for Lower Level ODL Courses (Part 3), organized by Wawasan Open University (August, 2013), Penang, Malaysia.
  9. Preparation of Two-hour Exam Papers for Lower Level ODL Courses (Part 2), organized by Wawasan Open University (August, 2013), Penang, Malaysia.
  10. Preparation of Two-hour Exam Papers for Lower Level ODL Courses (Part 1), organized by Wawasan Open University (July, 2013), Penang, Malaysia.
  11. Quality Assurance in ODL, organized by Wawasan Open University (May, 2013), Penang, Malaysia.
  12. Learner Support in ODL, organized by Wawasan Open University (August, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  13. Workshop on Preparation of Examination Papers, organized by Wawasan Open University (August, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  14. Use and Integration of Media in ODL, organized by Wawasan Open University (June, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  15. ODL Instructional Design, organized by Wawasan Open University (June, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  16. Designing ODL Materials, organized by Wawasan Open University (June, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  17. An Overview of ODL, organized by Wawasan Open University (February, 2012), Penang, Malaysia.
  18. Blackberry Playbook Tablet Programming Workshop, organized by Celcom Axiata Group (June, 2011), Penang, Malaysia.
  19. OERAsia Regional Workshop I, Workshop on the OER Landscape in the Asian Region (October, 2010), Hanoi, Vietnam.
  20. Seminar on Dealing with Staff Misconduct and Domestic Inquiries, organized by Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (PACE), Wawasan Open University (October, 2010), Penang, Malaysia.
  21. EasyNow Workshop, organized by the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) (June, 2010), Penang, Malaysia.
  22. Wireless Sensor Technology Seminar, organized by the National Centre of Excellence for Sensor Technology (NEST) (June, 2010), Penang, Malaysia.
  23. Workshop on Leadership in Highly Competitive Teams, organized by the Hayleys Business School (September, 2005), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  24. Workshop on Strategic Market Planning, organized by the Hayleys Business School (September, 2005), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  25. Workshop on Business Analysis using UML, organized by Hayleys InforCraft Ltd. (August, 2005), Colombo, Sri Lanka.