Thought Leaders: Alec Couros

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Synopsis

Alec Couros is a Professor of Educational Technology and Media in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, Canada.

In this conversation Alec talks about digital identity, networked individualism, and the relationship between learning and sharing. He describes what he sees as the components of modern literacy, and touches on the corporatisation of elearning.

Alec will be in Australian for Moodle Moot late June (Cairns), and the ACEC conference in September (Adelaide).

He will also be hosting a MOOC on Digital Citizenship in May.

Open Thinking

The Thought Leaders Series comprises a range of interviews with Australian and international individuals who are leaders and innovators in fields relevant to flexible educational practice. The podcasts are part of the Designing for Flexibility program designed to support VET practitioners who are seeking to add greater flexibility to their learning designs and training programs.

To see the complete series of podcasts click on the podcast Thought Leaders Category or navigate to the program wiki page.

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Designing for Flexibility program

Other Resources

Music made available under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence: “The Voyage of Ronnie Drew”, by Hibai Deiedra

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