Shironica P. Karunanayaka is a Professor in Educational Technology at the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). She is a former Dean of the Faculty of Education, and a former Head of the Department of Secondary and Tertiary Education. She has been an academic at the Faculty of Education OUSL since 1993. 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).