Keynote and Guest Speakers
2021 Keynote Speakers: Dr. Bonnie Stewart and Dave Cormier
Dr. Bonnie Stewart
Bonnie Stewart is an educator and social media researcher interested in what digital networks mean for institutions and society. Assistant Professor of Online Pedagogy and Workplace Learning in the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Education, Bonnie was an early MOOC researcher and ethnographer of Twitter. Bonnie's current research interests include the data literacies of educators, and what it means to know, to learn, and to be a citizen in our current information ecosystem. Bonnie Stewart's homepage.
Dave is an educational researcher and learning community advocate, who has spent the last twenty years trying to make education better. He is currently working as an Online Learning Specialist with a focus on Digital learning strategies. He has lead teams in k12, college, and university environments. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive/Open Online Courses), and the impact of technology on the future of higher education. His work often centers around how coming to know is a messy, imprecise process at once intensely individual and necessarily embedded in a community – Rhizomatic Learning. Dave Cormier's homepage.