George Veletsianos

Professor

Canada Research Chair , Innovative Learning and Technology

Education & Technology

George Veletsianos is full Professor at Royal Roads University. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology and the Commonwealth of Learning Chair in Flexible Learning. He is widely recognized as a foremost expert in digital education and has been designing, developing and evaluating digital learning environments for nearly 20 years.

 

 

Experience

Veletsianos aims to understand and improve teaching, learning and participation in digital learning environments. He studies learners’ and faculty experiences with online learning, flexible learning, networked scholarship, open education and emerging pedagogical practices. His research develops practical solutions to problems facing education, while also being critical of common assumptions and oft-repeated claims about the use of technology in education. His research highlights gaps, inequities and variations that exist in digital learning settings.

Veletsianos has written and/or edited six books and has individually and collaboratively published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and reports. A list of his publications are available on his personal website at: https://www.veletsianos.com/publications/.

Education

2008
PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, specialization in Learning Technologies

University of Minnesota

2006
MA in Curriculum and Instruction, specialization in Learning Technologies

University of Minnesota

2004
BA in Economics and Computer Science

Macalester College

Publications

Learning Online: The student experience (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020).

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