Martha Cleveland-Innes, Athabasca University, Canada
Martha is Professor and Program Director, Master of Education Program, Athabasca University. She is the author of The Guide to Blended Learning and instructor, co-designer, and researcher for the open online course Blended Learning Practice. The 2nd edition of Introduction to Distance Education: Teaching and Learning in a New Era, which she co-edited, has just been released by Taylor & Francis for 2021. She has held major research grants supporting research on the technology-enabled student experience. In 2019 Martha received an Honorary Doctorate from Mid-Sweden University and the Leadership Award from the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education. Her research interest areas include 1) online and blended learning 2) communities of inquiry 3) higher education reform and 4) leadership in education. Martha is currently Visiting Professor of Pedagogy at Mid-Sweden University. For more information, see http://cde.athabascau.ca/faculty/martic.php.
Sawsen Lakhal, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Sawsen is an associate professor at the department of pedagogy of Université de Sherbrooke. She is also the Chair of the research center CRIFPE, UdeS. Since she has been hired at the Université de Sherbrooke, she has received several research grants from SSHRC, FRQSC, and the ministry of education of the province of Quebec as a principal researcher and co-researcher. Her research interests include applications of technology to higher education, online and blended learning, and persistence in distance courses and programs, quantitative methods, and statistical model validation.
Carmen Jensen-Tebb, Athabasca University, Canada
Dan Wilton, Athabasca University, Canada
Dan Wilton is a doctoral student in distance education at Athabasca University, where he also provides instructional design for massive open online courses, research assistance, and web initiative development including the OER Knowledge Cloud for the Centre for Distance Education in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. His research interests include networks and networked learning, MOOCs, and learning analytics.
Kelli Buckreus, BA, MA(IS)
Currently an AU Ed.D student, Kelli works at the University of Alberta in medical/clinical education and research methods training. Kelli has developed continuing education eLearning training programs for clinicians, researchers, health system professionals and policymakers, and curriculum for formal graduate courses. As an academic technologies specialist, Kelli developed immersive learning environments (including 4D simulations) for medical/clinical education. Kelli recently had the opportunity to advise on a project proposal for a Canadian Space Agency initiative to develop AR/VR and AI based modules to train astronauts on the ground and off-world, in conjunction with the Deep Space Gateway and the Mission to Mars.
Yi (Lucy) Lu, B.Eng
Currently an AU M.Ed. student, Lucy works in Ontario as a contract Faculty member in the architectural design and construction program. Designing and delivering face-to-face, blended, and online courses, Lucy is learning and incorporating emerging technologies both in architectural design and teaching. Conducting pedagogical research is a passion: her first action research project was to investigate the impact of listening to classical music on student performance. In her spare time, Lucy loves to explore the wonders of the Canadian wilderness through camping, hiking, and canoeing.
Tony Bates, University of British Columbia, Canada
Robert M. Bernard, Concordia University, Canada
Saul Carliner, Concordia University, Faculty of Education
Martha Gabriel, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
France Henri, Teluq, Canada
Linda Price, Open University UK, United Kingdom
Thomas Reeves, University of Georgia, United States
Norm Vaughan, Mount Royal College, Canada
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Carol Sparkes, Thompson Rivers University, Canada