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. Alec is scholar and advocate of openness in distributed learning environments. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, social/networked learning, instructional design, digital citizenship and critical media literacy. Alec blogs at


Title of presentation

Open & Networked Teaching: A Transformative Journey


May 23, 2009 - 17:00 GMT


Presentation abstract or description

This presentation continues the conversation begun at "Visualizing Open/Networked Teaching" & "Visualizing Open/Networked Teaching: Revisited". It will begin with an overview of open & networked teaching as it applies to changing views of knowledge, emerging literacies, and the rise of social networks. The presentation will give practical tips on how to create open educational experiences and will project how open & networked teaching will transform education as we know it.


Further information / links on keynote speaker

More information about Dr. Alec Couros can be found at his 'Open Thinking' blog at