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Visitors to the Centre

The Centre for Distance Education and Learning Technologies welcomes visiting academics from all over the world.

Associate Professor Jan van Aalst, University of Hong Kong

(June, 2011)

Research interests

  • Knowledge building and the use of a web-based inquiry environment
  • Theoretical underpinnings of knowledge-building discourse and the development of methods and tools for analyzing it

Selected responsibilities

Member of the editorial board or reviewer for:

  • Alberta Journal of Educational Research
  • American Journal of Physics
  • British Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Education
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
  • Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology
  • Educational Researcher
  • International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Associate Professor Carol Chan, University of Hong Kong

(June, 2011)

Research interests

  • Learning sciences
  • Knowledge building
  • Collaborative learning
  • Teacher communities

Selected responsibilities

  • Journal of the Learning Sciences
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Exceptional Children
  • Educational Research Review
  • Qwerty

Dr Michael Barbour, Wayne State University

(May, 2011)

Research interests

  • Primary and secondary e-learning
  • Generational differences and the future of higher education

Selected responsibilities

Member of the editorial board or reviewer for:

  • Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom
  • International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations
  • International Journal of E-Learning
  • British Journal of Educational Technology
  • International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
  • Journal of Research in Rural Education

Website

http://www.michaelbarbour.com/

Professor Liz Burge, University New Brunswick

April, 2011

Research interests

  • Technology adoption processes
  • Gender-related issues
  • Faculty development
  • Effective practice for social activists and adult educators

Selected responsibilities