UO Conference 2014

Announcing our 2014 keynotes: Dr. Tony Bates and Dr. Alec Couros!

  Tony Bates
Recorded Session
Tony Bates is President and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd, a private company specializing in consultancy and training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education. The company was started in 2003, and since then has served nearly 100 clients in 30 countries. Clients include the World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, national ministries of education, and several U.S. state higher education commissions.

Dr. Alec Couros is a professor of educational technology and media and the Coordinator of Information and Communications Technology at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. Couros is a scholar and advocate of openness in distributed learning environments. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations around the globe on topics such as openness in education, social/networked learning, instructional design, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy. His graduate and undergraduate courses help current and future educators understand how to use and take advantage of the educational potential offered by the tools of connectivity.

       Recorded Session

UO Conference participants have had the pleasure to learn with and from many influential people in the e-learning community.

Past Keynotes


      Chopeta Lyons                       Carmen Simon #2                     Tony Bates                            Tim Coates 


     Deanna Shostak                    Stephen Downes                   Ruth Colvin Clark                      George Siemens



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