Dominik’s core role at the University is to research and educate people in how technology can make them more productive in reading, writing, and organisation. He is also closely involved with efforts to improve digital accessibility.
He has created a Reading and Writing Innovation Lab that collects and reviews devices and applications that support reading and writing. He also runs regular workshops on reading and writing tools for students and teaching staff.
How to get in touch
Feel free to get in touch with Dominik, to take advantage of his expertise:
- Join one of Dominik’s workshops on using computers more productively and creating more readable and accessible documents.
- Book time on an editalong to have a document or presentation reviewed for readability and accessibility.
- Schedule a visit to the Reading and Writing Technology Lab to review some of the tools available for reading and writing.
- Schedule a meeting or consultation on assistive technology and learning productivity.
Dominik’s other interests include open education, online collaborative communities, MOOCs, podcasting, and innovative uses of video production.
He introduced RapidMooc as a one-touch video recording studio to Oxford, and has run workshops on the creation of educational videos. He has also organised a conference on the Use of video in Higher Education.
Prior to joining the University of Oxford, he worked as the Education and Technology Specialist for Dyslexia Action where he designed and ran a MOOC on Inclusive Technologies for Reading.
He has also worked as a language and culture training advisor for the US Peace Corps in over 15 countries.
His academic interest is in linguistics, language education, metaphor, and discourse analysis. He has published in academic journals, edited several academic volumes and translated both academic and non-academic texts between Czech and English. He blogs on MetaphorHacker.net.