Open Seminar: The future of e-learning


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This presentation looks into a very murky and evolving crystal ball to look at trends and technologies evolving in e-learning. This seminar will be given by Dr. Terry Anderson and it is open to the academic community at large.

This seminar can also be followed via streaming and will be held in English.

Registration is required.


September 16th,

Time: 10 AM CET.

Duration: 90 minutes including period for questions.


UOC Tibidabo Building

Avinguda del Tibidabo, 39

Sala Josep Laporte

08035 – Barcelona (Spain)

Streaming: URL


Dr. Terry Anderson


Dr. Terry Anderson is Professor Emeritus and former Canada Research Chair in Distance Education at Athabasca University – Canada’s Open University. He taught educational technology courses in the Master of Education in Distance Education and Research Methods courses in the Doctor of Education program. He was the founding director of the Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research CIDER.

His current research interests relate to social software use in distance education. Among numerous publications, he has been co-author of the book “Teaching Crowds” (2014, AU Press), and contributed to the book “Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and Applications” (2016, AU Press), and the “The SAGE Handbook of E-learning Research“, 2e (2016, SAGE).

He was editor for 10 years and is currently Editor Emeritus of the International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL). Dr. Anderson is an active keynote speaker invited in most relevant educational technology conferences around the world (having done over 50 keynotes in the last 12 years).

Since retiring from Athabasca in August 2015, he has also been working on the School of Business at the University of Alberta and has open a Little Free Library near his residence.


Join this seminar and discuss with Dr. Anderson about:

  • Broad trends affecting pedagogies and their surrounding educational infrastructures.
  • Crowd-driven emergent learning environments.
  • New social forms of learning.






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