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Manuel León Urrutia

Postgraduate research student

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Manuel is currently a lecturer in Online Learning and Teaching, and a PhD student at the Web Science DTC, University of Southampton. Before joining the DTC, he worked for ten years in a Spanish publishing company specialised in Education, and taught language and literature in secondary and sixth form schools in Spain. Currenly, apart from researching, he helps coordinating the facilitation of several MOOCs in this institution.



BA Hispanic Studies, University of Barcelona

MA (Dist) Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching, University of Southampton

MSc (Dist) Web Science, University Southampton

Conferences attended

FOTE 2014 London (delegate)

ALT MOOC SIG Southampton (delegate)

CSEDU 2014 Barcelona (presenter)

ALTc 2014 Coventry (presenter)

ECTEL 2014 Graz (presenter)

ALT MOOC SIG 14 London (delegate)

FOTE 2015 London (delegate)

ELEARNING SYMPOSIUM 2014 Southampton (presenter)

eMOOCs 2015 Mons (presenter)

CSEDU 2015 Lisbon (presenter)

WEBSCI 2015 Oxford (chair)

JTEL Summer School 2015 (presenter)

ELEARNING Symposium 2015 Southampton (Invited speaker)

eMOOCs 2016 Graz (presenter)

FLAN FutureLearn Academic Network 2016, Glasgow (presenter)

JTEL Summer School 2016 (presenter)

EDUTEC 2016 Alicante (invited speaker)

ICERI 2016 Seville (presenter)

Innovagogia 2016 Online, Seville (presenter)

Eduq@ 2017 Online, Buenos Aires (presenter)

Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2017 LAK'17 (presenter, workshop organiser)

EMOOCs 2017 Madrid (presenter)

Innoconf 2017 Milton Keynes (presenter)

FLAN FutureLearn Academic Network 2017 (presenter)

ICEM 2017 Naples (presenter)


MOOC facilitation coordinator.

MOOC Observatory researcher.

MOOc learning designer.


Draffan, E. A., Leon, Manuel, James, Abi, Aljaloud, Saud and Wald, Mike (2018) Completion, comments and repurposing a digital accessibility MOOC. In Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 16th International Conference, ICCHP 2018, Proceedings. vol. 10896 LNCS, Springer Verlag. 8 pp, pp. 138-145. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94277-3_24).


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