ProfileChristopher WalshEditor

Christopher is currently a Senior Lecturer (Permanent) of International Development and Teacher Education within the Faculty of Education and Language Studies (FELS), Department of Education at the Open University (UK). In this position, he works on two externally funded projects: Creative Emotional Reasoning Computational Tools Fostering Co-Creativity in Learning Processes (C2Learn)and Meeting Teachers' Co-Design Needs by Means of Integrated Learning Environments (METIS). He was the co-applicant on C2Learn (€2.4 Million), funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (F7P), a project that aims to introduce an innovative digital gaming and social networking environment incorporating diverse tools, the use of which can foster co-creativity in learning processes in the context of both formal and informal educational settings. He is also a team member on METIS (€498K), funded through the European Commission’s Life Long Learning Programme. METIS aims to contribute to the improvement of national in-service teacher training curricula (one of the EU Lisbon strategic goals) by offering high quality material for teachers' professional development on the use of modern learning techniques and tools that will focus on higher order skills and 21st century competencies. He is also the current UK academic lead for Teacher Education through School-based Support in India’s (TESS-India) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team. He was also on the team who authored the successful accountable grant (£10 million) in 2012. The TESS-India project is working alongside the Indian Government to help India reach its target of free, compulsory and quality education for all children by 2017. The project is funded by UK Aid from the Department for International Development (DfID).

Email: c.s.walsh@open.ac.uk

Website: http://www.open.ac.uk/education-and-languages/people/people-profile.php?staff_id=2418018

Articles by Christopher Walsh

Interview with Carl Sandler, CEO of MISTER ®
July 17, 2014  |   0 Comments

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Carl Sandler started as the founder of DaddyHunt.com, a website geared towards older men and people who like older men. DaddyHunt.com was founded in 2005 and quickly grew into the largest online community for men over 40 and their admirers. Sandler found that what the community of DaddyHunt users wanted was validation [...]

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Reaching men who have sex with men in Ghana through social media: A pilot intervention
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Kimberley Green, Phillip Girault, Samuel Wambugu, Nana Fosua Clement, & Bashiru Adams
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The prevalence of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ghana is more than 15 times greater than the prevalence of HIV among adult males in the general population. The prevalence of HIV among [...]

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Achieving HIV risk reduction through HealthMpowerment.org, a user-driven eHealth intervention for young Black men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men
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Kathryn E. Muessig, Nina B. Baltierra, Emily C. Pike, Sara LeGrand & Lisa B. HIghtow-Weidman
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Young, Black men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men (YBMSM/TW) are at disproportionate risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (HIV/STI). HealthMpowerment.org (HMP) is a [...]

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Two internet-based approaches to promoting HIV counselling and testing for MSM in China
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Matt Avery, Gang Meng & Stephen Mills
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The internet is an increasingly popular among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in China for finding sexual partners. Gay men and other MSM who meet online are at high risk for HIV infection, but less likely [...]

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Special Themed Issue – Innovative uses of communication technology for HIV programming with gay men, other MSM and transgender populations
July 17, 2014  |   0 Comments

Editorial ‘Networking to build the HIVe’ (Forthcoming)
Cameron WolfKent KlinderaDarrin Adams
Christopher Walsh
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Introduced at the MSMGF Pre-Conference to the XX International AIDS Conference, Melbourne July 2014

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Assessing needs and capabilities: Towards an ICT resource to support HIV-positive gay men and other MSM in Southeast Asia
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Benjamin Hanckel, Laurindo Garcia, Glenn-Milo Santos & Eric Julian Manalastas
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Achieving HIV risk reduction through HealthMpowerment.org, a user-driven eHealth intervention for young Black men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men
July 17, 2014  |   0 Comments

Kathryn E. Muessig, Nina B. Baltierra, Emily C. Pike, Sara LeGrand & Lisa B. HIghtow-Weidman
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Two internet-based approaches to promoting HIV counselling and testing for MSM in China
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Matt Avery, Gang Meng & Stephen Mills
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Assessing needs and capabilities: Towards an ICT resource to support HIV-positive gay men and other MSM in Southeast Asia
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Benjamin Hanckel, Laurindo Garcia, Glenn-Milo Santos & Eric Julian Manalastas
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HIV-positive gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) experience sexual stigma, HIV-related stigma and isolation that can function as barriers to accessing information related to HIV. Little is known about how these men utilize and [...]

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Interview with Carl Sandler, CEO of MISTER ®
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