My friend and inspirational thought leader George gets well-deserved recognition in this in-depth Chronicle article that gives George’s background as well as an overview of some of his ideas, particularly as they relate to MOOCs. The article has one minor error: it’s Dr Siemens, not Mr Siemens – he has at least two doctorates, one earned, the other awarded.
I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor and Associate Dean, Learning & Assessment, at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology, and I teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems. I am a proud Canadian, though I was born in the UK. I am married, with two grown-up children, and three growing-up grandchildren. We all live in beautiful Vancouver.