Terry Anderson, Ph.D
Terry Anderson, Ph.D. is Professor and researcher in the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Centre at Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. He has published widely in the area of distance education and educational technology and has co-authored or edited eight books and numerous papers. Terry is active in provincial, national, and international distance education associations and is a regular keynote presenter at professional and academic conferences. He teaches educational technology and research courses in Athabasca Universities’ Masters and Doctorate of Distance Education programs. His research interests focus on interaction and social media in educational and learning contexts.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Keynote – Getting the Right Mix: Open Content, Quality Teaching and Supportive Community
Decreases in the cost of production and distribution of teaching and learning content have opened the doors to new modes and models of learning: massive open online courses or MOOCs, open educational resources, and open scholarship. Learning is a profoundly social experience. As a result, providers are challenged to incorporate enough teaching and peer interaction to maintain interest.