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Christine Gardner started working at The Open University in 1999 as an Associate Lecturer on a digital communications module, after working as a support engineer for Intel. She is a Staff Tutor in the School of Computing and Communications within the STEM Faculty. She is also a module team member on a number of STEM modules, specifically those relating to networking and communications . Her research interests include distance learning, e-learning, assessment, and data analytics with a particular focus on student support models. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
Gardner, Christine,Jones, Allan and Jefferis, Helen (2020). Analytics for Tracking Student Engagement. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020(1), article no. 22.
Kouadri Mostéfaoui, Soraya and Gardner, Christine(2019). Supporting Degree Apprenticeship students:
Tutors’ and Students’ perspectives. In: Advance HE STEM Conference 2019, Delivering Next Generation Higher Education in STEM, 30-31 Jan 2019, Birmingham.
Gardner, Christine, Jefferis, Helen and Jones, Allan(2019). Analytics for tracking student engagement. In: Blended and online education within European university networks. The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference 2019 - Proceedings. (Ubachs, George and Joosten-Adriaanse, Fenna eds.) pp. 15–24.
Shield, Lesley and Gardner, Christine(2013). Simulating inclusivity, broadening perspectives. In: EDEN 2013 Annual Conference 'The joy of learning', 12-15 Jun 2013, Oslo.
Gardner, Christine, (2014). Evaluating web connectivity for adult distance learners – Facebook or forums? In: Challenges for Research into Open & Distance Learning: Doing Things Better: Doing Better Things. 8th EDEN Research Workshop - EDENRW8, 27-28 October 2014, Oxford.