Shironica P. Karunanayaka is a Professor in Educational Technology at the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). She is the current Dean of the Faculty of Education. She has been an academic at the Faculty of Education OUSL since 1993, and has been the Dean of the Faculty from 2012 to 2015, and the Head of the Department of Secondary and Tertiary Education from 2006 to 2012. Prior to that, she has gained experience as a trained teacher of Science in the secondary school system in Sri Lanka, over a decade. Her key research focus areas are Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education, instructional design for enhancing learning and teaching experiences, Open Educational Resources (OER), and Open Educational Practices (OEP).