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Laurence Habib - Fielding Graduate University. , Oslo Area, NO

Laurence Habib Laurence Habib

Faculty Fellow - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University

, Oslo Area, NORWAY

A scholar-practitioner with a passion for blending research with practice within the fields of education, learning and technology.


After a PhD in information systems at the London School of Economics where I focused on domestic technologies, I moved into the field of educational technologies and academic staff development. I have a special interest in the use of technologies to support learning in Higher Education, and have studied how they interplay with institutional policies, group dynamics and learning strategies. I have also served several years as an academic staff developer and an academic manager (director of a research and development center and department chair). My current research deals with the role of technology in learning processes and student motivation in various educational settings.

Industry Expertise (2)



Areas of Expertise (9)

Educational Technologies

Domestic technologies

Academic staff development

Learning strategies

Institutional policies

Student Motivation

Action Research

Actor-network theory

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Education (2)

London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE): Ph.D. in the Department of Information Systems 2000

Thesis title: Computers in the family: A study of technology in the domestic sphere. Examiners: Pr. Enid Mumford and Dr. Barbara Farbey 1994: M.Sc. in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems. (Overall average grade: Distinction). 1993: Post-graduate Diploma in Management Sciences. (Overall average grade: Distinction).

EDHEC Graduate School of Business, Lille, France: Graduate Degree in Business Management and Administration (French MBA) 1993