Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)

CFL Staff

BA (S.Pac)

Present position:
Instructional Designer

Section: Learning Experience Design & Development

Contact details:
Location: TEDFuturesHUB, Laucala Campus
Tel: (+679) 323 32504, Fax: (+679) 323 1417
Email: alanieta.lesuma(at)usp.ac.fj

Alanieta Lesuma-Fatiaki started her work at the Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL) in USP in 1999 as a Course Development Assistant. In 2007, she was promoted to the position of Instructional Designer and has been in this position ever since. She holds a BA degree in Geography and Tourism Studies from the USP and she is currently pursuing graduate studies towards a Master in Instructional Design and Technology from the Open University Malaysia. Alanieta is passionate about Open Education and in particular looking at how Open Educational Resources (OER) can be an effective vehicle through which human livelihoods can be improved for the betterment of society.


  • Narayan, N., & Lesuma, A. (2015). Eeny, meeny, miny, moe Ė open education resources (OER) selection for English language skills proficiency at the University of the South Pacific (USP). In K. C. Li & K. S. Yuen (Eds.), Studies and Practices for Advancement in Open and Distance Education (pp. 183-193). Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong Press.
  • Lesuma, A., & Narayan, N. (2014, July 7-9).  Agility in online programme design: the University of the South Pacific experience. EDULEARN14 Proceedings: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (pp. 213-218). Barcelona, Spain.
  • Naqiolevu, E., & Lesuma, A. (2014, July 7-9).  Enhancing support for first year undergraduate flexible learning students at the University of the South Pacific. EDULEARN14 Proceedings: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (pp. 229-238). Barcelona, Spain.
  • Lesuma, A., & Vakamocea, L. (2010). USP Case Study. In F. Rennie & M. Weller (Eds.), Open to All: Designing digital courses using Open Educational Resources. UK: Blurb Publishing.


  • Koroivulaono, T., Lesuma, A., & Vakamocea, L. (2010, November 22-28). Repurposing OER Ė The USP Experience. Paper presented at the Sixth Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF6): Access and Success in Learning: Global Development Perspectives, Kochi, India.