Dr. Ellen Rusman is Associate Professor and a.i. Programme leader of the Technology-enhanced learning and innovation (TELI) research programme at the faculty of Educational sciences of the Open University of the Netherlands. She teaches and is course team leader of the course ‘Instructional design for learning complex skills’. She is an expert in the design of and research on technology-enhanced learning scenarios. Her current focus is on mobile and seamless learning design, specifi cally in supporting collaborative learn and work experiences and in facilitating the acquisition and assessment of complex skills in technology-enhanced, networked, seamless learning environments.