Steve Wheeler
Profiles

Steve Wheeler

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Information & Computer Technology

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

Role

  • Director of ICT, Board of Directors, Mayflower Academy (2014-2015)
  • Admissions Tutor, Science and Computing (B.Ed and PGCE programmes)
  • Curriculum Lead, Computing/ICT and Science (B.Ed and PGCE programmes)
  • Dissertation Tutor, MA (Ed) International Masters Programme
  • Module Leader for e-Learning Module, BA Education Studies
  • Module Leader for 3rd Year Education Studies, B.Ed (Hons) 
  • Module Leader for 3rd Year ICT Project and dissertation, B.Ed (Hons)
  • Teaching on a number of other Undergraduate and Post graduate programmes
  • PhD supervisor

Qualifications

Background

Steve Wheeler worked for 5 years in the Educational Technology department at the College of St Mark and St John, a teacher training college in Plymouth, before joining the National Health Service in 1981. From 1981 to 1995 he set up and managed the audio visual and information technology services within both the Plymouth and Cornwall Schools of Nursing (now incorporated into the University of Plymouth's Institute of Health Studies).

In 1996 Steve joined the European funded RATIO project (Rural Area Training and Information Opportunities) as Training Manager. His project team set up a network of 39 centres across the South West peninsula of England which were used by local businesses to access telematic training courses and information products.

In 1998 he joined the Faculty of Education at the University of Plymouth, where he is now based in the Plymouth Institute of Education. He teaches on a range of under graduate and post graduate courses including the B.Ed Primary, BA Education Studies and the International Masters Programme (IMP). 

Steve is regularly invited to speak at conferences and events worldwide, usually on one of his research interests which include e-learning, mobile learning, distance education, cybercultures, Web 2.0 based learning (blogs, wikis, podcasting and social networks) and the psychology of learning.

Qualifications

Further and Adult Education Teachers Certificate (1990)
Certificate in Education (1991)
BSc (Hons) Psychology - First Class (1995)
MSc/Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Research Methods (1999)
MPhil: Transactional distance and the mediating influence of telematic technologies in distance education (2004)
Working towards a PhD (Education) through publication

Professional membership

Member British Computer Society: Nursing Specialist Group (1981-1995)
Member of the Performing Right Society (1984-present)
Graduate Member British Psychological Society (1995-Present)
University and Colleges Union (UCU) (2006-Present) 
Member of IFIP Technical Committee Working Group 3.6 (Distance Education) (2000-Present)
Chair of IFIP Technical Committee Working Group 3.6 (Distance Education) (2009-2013)
Fellow of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network) (2004-Present)
Member of ALT (Association for Learning Technologies) (2004-Present)
Member of EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction) (2004-2008)
Member of the Institute for Learning (2008-2012)
Chair of EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals Committee (2014-Present) 

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (2015-Present)

Roles on external bodies


International Journal Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, Quarterly Review of Distance Education QRDE (1999 - present)
  • Editorial Board, Turkish On-Line Journal of Distance Education TOJDE (1999 - present)
  • International Editor, Quarterly Review of Distance Education (2001 - 2011)
  • Consulting Editor, International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning IRRODL (2001 - present)
  • Advisory Board, International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Information Science. (2001 - 2006)
  • Editorial Board, Interactive Learning Environments (2005 - 2012)
  • Book Review Editor, Interactive Learning Environments (2005 - 2008)
  • Co-Editor, Interactive Learning Environments (2009 - 2012) 
  • Editorial Board, Research in Learning Technologies Journal (2006 - present)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Education Resources (2007 - )
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Advances in Life Sciences (2009 - )
  • Editorial Board, Digital Culture and Education (2009 - present)
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of University Teaching and Faculty Development (2009 - present)
  • Editorial Board, Online International Journal on New Trends in Education (2010 - present)
  • Editorial Board, Education and Information Technologies (2012- present)
  • Editorial Board, European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning EURODL (2012- present)

International Conference Committee and Board Membership

Teaching interests

Innovative pedagogies
Digital media and learning
Disruptive learning
Digital praxis
Mobile learning
Experiential learning

Research interests

Distance learning and teaching

Integration and convergence of technologies

Technology refusal/technophobia

Benefits analysis of telematics

Student perception and motivation

Individual differences in learning

Creativity and learning

Social Software (Web 2.0)
ICT in Primary Education
Cyberpsychology and cyberculture

Other research

International Conference Presentations

  • Kitching L and Wheeler S (2013) Games for Girls. Paper presented at the EDEN Annual Conference, University of Oslo, Norway. 14 June.
  • Wheeler S (2011) Creativity and Social Media in Education. Workshop presented at the EDEN Annual Conference, University College Dublin, Ireland. 17 June.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Facilitating social presence for distance learners through the use of social software. Invited workshops (2) for the University of Umea, Sweden. 16 March.
  • Kelly P, Gale K, Wheeler S and Tucker V (2007) Taking a stance: Promoting deliberate action through online postgraduate professional development. CAL 07 Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. 26-28 March.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Wiki'd Learning: Evaluating collaborative writing in teacher education. Invited paper for University of Surrey, England. 3 May.
  • Wheeler S, Yeomans P and Wheeler D (2007) The Good, the Blog and the Wiki: Evaluating collaborative writing in teacher education. Research seminar for University of Plymouth, England. 23 May.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Collaborative e-Learning. Invited presentation for Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. 30 May.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Something wiki this way cometh: Evaluating open architecture software as support for nomadic learning .  EDEN 2007 Annual Conference, Citta della Scienza, Naples, Italy. 13-16 June.
  • Wheeler S, Yeomans P and Wheeler D (2007) Wiki'd Thoughts: How to promote collaborative learning and community based enquiry through the use of student generated content. Invited workshop for the Vice Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, England. 28 June.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Learning with 'e's: Defining technology supported e-learning within a knowledge economy [Full Text].  International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education ICICTE 2007, Atlantis Hotel, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. 12-14 July.
  • Wheeler S and Wheeler D (2007) Collaborative Online Writing: promoting quality academic writing skills using wikis. Interactive Computer Aided Learning Conference, ICL2007, Villach, Austria. 26-28 September.
  • Wheeler S (2007) Using Wikis to promote collaborative learning. Invited Research Seminar for Beyond Distance Alliance, University of Leicester, England. 25 October.
  • Wheeler S (2007) What I Know Is...: wikis as collaborative tools in nomadic learning. International Conference on Open Distance Learning, ICODL, Athens, Greece. 22-25 November.
  • Griffiths, D., Warburton, S., Attwell, G., Keegan, H. and Wheeler, S. (2007) No Life in Second Life? Special Focus Session (panel). Online Educa Berlin, Hotel Intercontinental, Berlin, Germany. 28-30 November.
  • Kamel Boulos, M.N., Wheeler, S. and Toth-Cohen, S. (2007) Designing for learning in 3-D virtual worlds: the University of Plymouth Sexual Health SIM experience in Second Life. Cognition and Exploratory Learning in a Digital Age CELDA2007 Conference, Algarve, Portugal. 7-9 December.
  • Wheeler S (2006) Networking or Notworking? Building Social Presence into Digital Learning Environments. EDEN 2006 Annual Conference, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria. 14-17 June.
  • Wheeler S, and Boulos M N K (2006) Do you have a Wiki Side? Evaluating Wiki Spaces as a Tool for Online Collaborative Learning. ALT-C 2006, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. 5-7 September.
  • Wheeler S (2006) How shall we support them? The impact of transactional distance, immediacy and social presences on distance learners. Keynote Address to the Centre for Educational Technology Conference, University of Umea, Sweden. 22-23 November.
  • Wheeler S (2005) E-Learning: What is the 'e' for? Keynote Address to the Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Wales, Newport, Wales. 13 June.
  • Wheeler S and Reid F (2005) A Matter of Perception? Transactional Distance and Student Support in Distance Education. European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) 2005 Conference in Helsinki, Finland. 20-23 June.
  • Wheeler S, Kelly P and Gale K (2005) Indentifying Students' Changes in Professional Identity and Practice Style in Online Problem Based Learning European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 2005 Conference at the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus. 23-26 August.
  • Conway P, Wheeler S, Sheard, M and Shimoni, S (2005) Teacher Education and Learning in the Information Age. Symposium organised for the European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 2005 Conference at the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus. 23-26 August.
  • Fischler H, Junge J, Munthe E, Bruehwiler C and Wheeler S (2005) Video Based Research to Promote Teacher Expertise. Symposium paper presented at the European Association of Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 2005 Conference at the University of Cyrpus, Nicosia, Cyprus. 23-26 August.
  • Wheeler S, Gale K and Kelly P (2005) Virtual Learning, Real Teaching. Symposium paper presented at the Association for Learning Technologies Conference (ALT-C) at University of Manchester, England. 5-8 September.
  • Wheeler S, (2005) Creating Social Presence in Digital Learning Environments: A Presence of Mind? Featured presentation at the TAFE Learning Technologies Conference, Queensland, Australia. 10-11 November.
  • Wheeler D and Wheeler S (2005) Teachers' Perceptions of Palmtop Technology in the Classroom. Second Plymouth e-Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, England. 26 November.
  • Wheeler S (2005) What Will Transform Teachers' use of ICT? Second Plymouth e-Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, England. 26 November.
  • Kelly P, Gale K and Wheeler S (2005) Taking a Stance: Promoting Deliberate Action through Online Postgraduate Professional Development. Second Plymouth e-Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, England. 26 November.
  • Grants & contracts

    Research Contracts

    Evaluator for the EuroNet Project, UK (1999-2000)
    Evaluator for SANTTSUR (Surgeon Training through Telematics) Project, UK (2000-2001)
    Evaluation Team Co-ordinator, South Dakota Star Schools Project, USA (2001-2003)
    Principal Investigator for the CETT WikiLit Project (2007-08) £3000
    Principal Investigator for the CETT MentorBlog Project (2007-08) £3000
    Project Director for the CETT CoreNet Project (2008-09) £10,000
    Project partner for the ERASMUS Atlantis University IP and Mobility Project (2008-09) EU 75,000
    Project partner for the CONCEDE Erasmus funded project (2009-2011) EU 41,000

    Research groups

    • e-Learning
    • PhD in Education
    • Professional Theory and Practice

  • Recent Books and Book Chapters

    • Serdyukov P and Wheeler S (2002) A Cyclical Model of Distance Education In D Passey and M Kendall (Eds) TelE-Learning: The Challenge for the Third Millenium. London: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    • Wheeler S (2002) Multimodal Problem Based Learning and Web Technology in Distributed Education. In M F Tolba and A B M Salem (Eds) Intelligent Computing and Information Systems. Cairo: Ain Shams University Press.
    • Nistor N, English S, Wheeler S and Jalobeanu M (2003) Towards the Virtual University. Edited Volume published by Information Age Publishers, Greenwich, Connecticut.
    • Wheeler S (2003) Web Based Learning and Transactional Distance Theory. In N Nistor, S English, Wheeler S and Jalobeanu M (Eds) Towards the Virtual University. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA: Information Age Publishers.
    • Wheeler S and Nistor N (2003) Human Behaviour in the Online Sub Culture. In N Nistor, S English, Wheeler S and Jalobeanu M (Eds) Towards the Virtual University. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA: Information Age Publishers.
    • Wheeler S (2004) British Distance Education: A Proud Tradition. In Y. Visser, L. Visser and M. Simonson (Eds) Trends and Issues in Distance Education: An International Perspective. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA: Information Age Publishers.
    • Wheeler S and Winter A (2005) Winning Hearts and Minds. In S Wheeler (Ed) Transforming Primary ICT. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.
    • Wheeler S (2005) ICT and Creativity. In S Wheeler (Ed) Transforming Primary ICT. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.
    • Wheeler S (2005) Surviving the Internet. In S Wheeler (Ed) Transforming Primary ICT. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.
    • John PD and Wheeler S (2008) Harnessing the Power of Technology in Education. London: Routledge.
    • Wheeler S (Ed.) (2009) Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishers.
    • Wheeler S (2009) Learner support needs in online problem based learning. In A Orellana, T L Hudgins and M Simonson (Eds.) The Perfect Online Course: Best Practices for Design and Teaching. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers. pp 475-486.
    • Wheeler S (2009) Destruction and Creativity on the Social Web: Learning with wikis in higher education. In S Hatzipanagos and S Warburton (Eds.) Social Software & Developing Community Ontologies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Press.
    • Wheeler S (2009) Student Perceptions of Immediacy and Social Presence in Distance Education. In A Szucs, A Tait, U Bernath and M Vidal (Eds.) Distance and E-learning in Transition. London: Wiley.
    • Wheeler S (2009) 'E's of Access: e-Learning and widening participation in Education. In S Gibson and J Haynes (Eds.) Engaging Education: Perspectives on Participation and Inclusion. Continuum Press.
    • Wheeler S (2009) Destruction and Creativity on the Social Web: Learning with wikis in higher education. In N Kock (Ed.) E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Hershey PA: IGI Global Press.
    • Trentin G and Wheeler S (2009) A Critical Review of Blended Learning in the UK: What Future for the LMS? In E Stacey and P Gerbic (Eds.) Effective Blended Learning Practices: Evidence-Based Perspectives in ICT- Facilitated Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Press.
    • Wheeler S (2009) Exploring the Wiki as a collaborative online blended learning tool. In S. Murugesan (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Press. 
    • Wheeler S (2010) Using Wikis in Teacher Education: Student generated content as support in professional learning. In M Lee and C McLoughlin (Eds.) Melbourne: IGI Global Press.
    • Wheeler S (2015 in press) Learning with 'e's: Educational Theory and Practice in the Digital Age. London: Crown House Publishers.

    Recent Journal Articles

    • Wheeler S (2009) Learning Space Mashups: Combining Web 2.0 Tools to Create Collaborative and Reflective Learning Spaces. [Full Text] Future Internet, 1 (1), 3-13.
    • Wheeler S and Wheeler D (2009) Using wikis to promote quality learning outcomes in teacher training. [Full Text] Learning, Media and Technology, 34 (1), 1-10.
    • Wheeler S, Yeomans, P. and Wheeler D (2008) The Good, the Bad and the Wiki: Evaluating student generated content as a collaborative learning tool. British Journal of Educational Technology, 39 (6), 987-995.
    • Waite S, Wheeler S and Bromfield C (2007) Our Flexible Friend: The implications of individual differences for information technology. [Full text] Computers and Education, 48 (1), 80-99.
    • Kamel Boulos M N, and Wheeler S (2007) The emerging Web 2.0 social software: An enabling suite of sociable technologies in health and healthcare education. [Full Text] Health Information and Libraries Journal, 24 (1), 2-23.
    • Kelly P, Gale K, Wheeler S and Tucker V (2007) Taking a stance: Promoting deliberate action through online Postgraduate Professional Development.  Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 16 (2), 153-176.
    • Wheeler S and Kamel Boulos M N (2007) Mashing, Burning, Mixing and the Destructive Creativity of Web 2.0: Applications for Medical Education. [Full Text] Electronic Journal of Communication, Information and Innovation in Health, 1 (1), 27-33.
    • Wheeler S (2007) The Influence of Communication Technologies and Approaches to Study on Transactional Distance in Blended Learning, ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 15 (2), 103-117.
    • Gale K, Wheeler S and Kelly P (2007) Learning in Cyberspace: An examination of changes in professional identity and practice style in an online problem based learning environment, Quarterly Review of Distance Education 
    • Kamel Boulos M N, Hetherington L and Wheeler S (2007) Second Life: The potential of 3D virtual worlds in medical and health education. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 24 (4), 233-245
    • Kamel Boulos M N, Maramba, I and Wheeler S (2006) Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education. [Abstract] [Full text] BMC Medical Education, 6 (41).
    • Wheeler S (2006) Learner Support Needs in Online Problem Based Learning. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 7 (2), 175-184.
    • Wheeler S (2005) Editorial for Special Issue of the Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. [Full text] Distance Education in an Enlarged European Union. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 6 (1), 1-3.
    • Wheeler S and Amiotte S (2005) The Death of Distance: Documenting the Effects of Distance Education in South Dakota. [Full text] Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 6 (1), 76-83.
    • Wheeler S, Kelly P and Gale K (2005)The Influence of Online Problem Based Learning on Teachers' Professional Practice Styles. [Abstract]  ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 13 (2), 125-137.
    • Townsend M and Wheeler S (2004) Is There Anybody Out There? Teaching Assistants' Experiences with Online Learning. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 5 (2), 127-138.
    • Wheeler S (2004) Five Smooth Stones: Fighting for the Survival of Higher Education. Distance Learning, 1 (3), 11-17.
    • Wheeler S, Waite S and Bromfield C (2002) Promoting Creativity through the use of ICT. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 18 (3), 367-378.
    • Wheeler S (2002) Student Perceptions of Learning Support in Distance Education. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 3 (4), 419-429.

    Reports & invited lectures

    Invited Lectures and Keynotes

    2000

    • The Traditional University is Dead! Long Live the Distributed University! Keynote Speech to the European Universities Continuing Education Network (EUCEN) Conference, University of Bergen, Norway. May 4-7, 2000.
    • The Role of the Teacher in ICT. Keynote Speech to the National Teachers Conference, University of Western Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic. May 12-14, 2000.
    • Transactional Distance in On-Line Learning. Invited Tutorial for the Romanian Internet Learning Workshop, Sumuleu Cuic, Romania. June 28-July 5, 2000.

    2001

    • Dual Mode Delivery of Problem Based Learning: A Constructivist Perspective. Invited Tutorial for the Romanian Internet Learning Workshop, Sumuleu Cuic, Romania. 12-18 August, 2001.
    • Visual Collaboration in Multi-Mode Distance Learning Support Invited Paper for the New World Learning Symposium, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK. 12 November, 2001.

    2002

    • Telemedicine: Using Distance Technologies in Surgeon Training. Closing Address for the Ministry of Communication and Information Conference on Distance Learning, Cairo, Egypt. June 21-22, 2002.
    • Multi-Modal Problem Based Learning and Web Technology in Distributed Education Invited Paper for the First International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems. Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. June 24-26, 2002.

    2005

    • e-Learning: What's the 'e' for? Keynote Speech to the Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Wales at Newport, UK. June 13, 2005
    • Creating Social Presence in Digital Learning Environments, Featured Presentation to the TAFE Learning Technologies Conference, Queesland, Australia, November 10-11, 2005.

    2006

    • How shall we support them? The impact of transactional distance, social presence and immediacy on distance learners. Invited presentation for the Centre for Educational Technology Conference, University of Umea, Sweden. November 22-23, 2006. 

    2007

    • Wiki'd Learning: Evaluating collaborative writing in teacher education Invited paper presented at the staff development workshop, University of Surrey, England. 3 May, 2007.
    • Wiki'd Thoughts: Using Wikis to promote collaborative learning. Invited Research Seminar to be presented to the Beyond Distance Alliance, University of Leicester, England. 25 October, 2007. 
    • The use of Wikis and Open Architecture Spaces to Promote a Culture of Sharing. Invited Workshops (3) for the Bazaar Networks, Communities and Learning Conference, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. 14 December, 2007.

    2008

    • Shared Online Spaces and the Minimum Core: The WikiLit Project. Invited paper for the JISC Regional Support Centre Higher Education Conference: Innovation Through Partnership, At-Bristol Conference Centre, Bristol, England. 8 April, 2008. 
    • MentorBlog: Using blogs to promote reflective practice. Invited paper for the JISC Regional Support Centre Higher Education Conference: Innovation Through Partnership, At-Bristol Conference Centre, Bristol, England. 8 April, 2008.
    • Here and (not) there: Using the Social Web to Support Nomadic Learners. Invited panel presentation for the Sloan Consortium Conference, University of Phoenix, AZ, USA. 9 May, 2008.
    • Open Content and Self Organisation: How students are using social software for collaborative learning. Invited paper for EduMedia 2008 Conference, University of Salzburg, Austria. 1-3 June, 2008. 
    • The Social Web and the Future of Distance Education and e-Learning. Keynote address for the Virtual University: Models, Tools and Practice Conference. Technical University of Warsaw, Poland. 18-21 June, 2008.

    • Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0. Invited workshop and presentation for HMS Raleigh, Plymouth. England. 25 June, 2008.
    • Wiki'd Learning: Using Wikis in Higher Education. Invited paper, Learning Futures Festival (online), University of Leicester, England. 19 November, 2008

    2009

    • Learning 2.0 in a Military Context. Opening keynote speech, Joint Services e-Learning Conference, HMS Raleigh, Cornwall, England. 30 September, 2009.
    • It's Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs. Invited research seminar, University College Cork, Ireland. 15 October, 2009.
    • It's Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs. Invited pape, University of Manitoba, Canada (Online). 15 October, 2009.
    • Learning in a Web 2.0 environment. Invited research seminar, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland. 16 October, 2009.
    • Personal Learning Environments. Invited research seminar, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany. 21 October, 2009.
    • Keynote speech to the HEA Physical Sciences Subject Centre Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, England. 28 October.
    • Podcasting and the Listening Culture in Education. Keynote speech to the HEA Podcasting Subject Centre Conference, University of Bath, England. 11 November, 2009.
    • Invited symposium paper and panel, The VLE is Undead. University of Wolverhampton, England. 16 December, 2009.

    2010

    • The New Smart Devices for Learning. Invited speech to the Learning Technologies Conference, Olympia, London, England. 27 January, 2010.
    • New Pedagogies for the Digital Age. Invited research seminar, University of Brighton, England. 3 February, 2010.
    • Invited staff devekopment workshop, University of Portsmouth, England. 31 March, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Let’s talk about txt conference, University of Bath, England. 19 May, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Association of Colleges HE/FE Managers Group Conference, Oake Manor, Taunton, England. 22 June, 2010. 
    • Keynote speech, Learning and Teaching Joint Conference, University of Portsmouth, England. 24 June
    • Keynote speech, Engaging the Digital Generation in Academic Literacy, Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Middlesex, England. 29 June, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Innovative spaces of learning: debating their origin, nature and pedagogical significance. Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, England. 2 September, 2010.
    • Invited research seminar, University of Queensland, Australia. 22 September, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Kaplan University Village Online Conference (online), USA. 23 September, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. 27 September, 2010.
    • Invited staff development seminar, Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, New Zealand. 28 September, 2010.
    • Invited staff development workshop, University of Waikato, New Zealand. 29 September, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, LATENT Conference, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. 30 September, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Ulearn Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6 October, 2010
    • Invited speech, Vitalmeet Teacher Conference, University of Plymouth, England, October 11, 2010.
    • Invited workshop, Colchester Institute, Colchester, England. October 22, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, EDEN Research Workshop, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. October 26, 2010.
    • Keynote speech, Moodlemoot Conference, Czestochowa, Poland. 4 November, 2010.

        Keynote speech, Let's talk about txt conference, University of Leeds, England. 16 November, 2010.

          2011

          • January, 9. Invited presentation, Learning without Frontiers Conference, The Brewery, London, England. January 26. Invited presentation, Learning Technologies Conference, Olympus 2, London, England.
          • February 2. Keynote speech, LearnTEC Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany. Keynote speech, Moodlemoot Conference, Hamburg, Germany. 11 March, 2011.
          • February 15. Invited presentation, Google Apps for Education UK User Group Conference, Loughborough University, England.
          • March 5. Keynote speech, Learning & Teaching with New technologies Conference, Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Mawgan Porth, England.
          • March 25. Keynote speech, 14th National IT Training Conference, Dublin Convention Centre, Ireland.
          • March 31. Invited Seminar, BIS Conference Centre, London, England.
          • April 14. Keynote speech, Moodlemoot Conference, Nord Akademie, Elmshorn, Hamburg, Germany.
          • May 9. Keynote speech, HEA Escalate Conference, University of Birmingham, England.
          • June 14. Invited presentation, Learning Skills Group Conference, Olympia 2, London, England.
          • June 24. Keynote speech, Northern Grid for Learning Conference, Marriott Hotel, Newcastle, England.
          • July 31. Keynote speech (online), Reform Symposium, Global.
          • August 16. Keynote speech, IFIP IIGWE Conference, Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, Kenya.
          • August 26. Opening keynote speech, eAssessment Scotland Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland.
          • September 1. Invited presentation, Your Idea, Our Health Conference, Plymouth University, England.
          • September 14. Keynote speech, Concede User Generated Content Conference, Lisbon Oeiras, Portugal.
          • September 16. Keynote speech, EFQUEL Innovation Forum, Lisbon Oeiras, Portugal.
          • September 21. Invited presentation, Professional Learning Europe, Cologne, Germany.
          • September 22. Keynote speech, Zukunft Personal European HRM Expo and Convention, Cologne, Germany.
          • September 30. Keynote speech (online), USA Distance Education Conference, Global.
          • October 6. Opening keynote speech, 8th International Seminar on Teacher Training, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain.
          • October 21. Keynote speech, Colchester Institute, Colchester, England.
          • October 24. Keynote speech, Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics Conference, Birmingham, England.
          • November 3. Opening keynote speech, Moodlemoot, Wyższa Szkola Lingwistyczna, Czestochowa, Poland.
          • November 3. Invited seminar (0nline), SVEA Project Workshop, Global.
          • November 15. Opening keynote speech, Technology for Teaching and Learning Summit, Melbourne, Australia.
          • November 17. Invited presentation, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
          • November 22. Invited presentation, Albany Senior High School, Auckland, New Zealand.
          • November 24. Keynote speech, Learning Futures Symposium, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
          • November 25. Keynote speech, Learning Futures Symposium, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.
          • November 28. Keynote speech, Higher Education Summit, Wellington, New Zealand.
          • November 30. Opening keynote speech, International Conference on eLearning Futures, Auckland, New Zealand.
          • December 5. Invited presentation, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.
          • December 6. Invited presentation, Waiariki institute of technology, Rotorua, New Zealand

        2012

        2013

        2014

        • January 22. Invited presentation, Technology in Higher Education Summit, BETT Show (BETT 2014), Excel Centre, London, England.
        • January 29-30. Invited presentation, Learning Technologies, Olympus 2, London, England.
        • February 19. Keynote speech, Sheffield Hallam University, England.
        • February 24. Keynote speech, Future of Learning in Higher Education Conference, Parkroyal Darling Hotel, Sydney, Australia.
        • March 3. Keynote speech, mLearn Conference Tour, Riccarton Park, Christchurch, New Zealand.
        • March 5. Keynote speech, mLearn Conference Tour, Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand.
        • March 6. Keynote speech, mLearn Conference Tour, Claudeland Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.
        • March 10. Keynote speech, mLearn Conference Tour, Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
        • March 11. Invited presentation, Northland Polytechnic, Whangarei, New Zealand.
        • March 26. Invited presentation, Talking about Teaching Staff Seminar, University of Leeds, England.
        • April 2-4. Keynote speech, 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2014), Barcelona, Spain.
        • April 24. Invited presentation, Learning and Teaching Conference, Warwick University, England.
        • April 29. Keynote speech, Innovations in Learning Summit, Lensbury Conference Centre, Teddington, England.
        • May 8. Invited webinar (online),  Learning and Skills Group, Global.
        • June 11-13. Keynote speech, International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW 2014), New York, USA.
        • June 17. Keynote speech, Learning and Teaching Conference, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.
        • June 30. Keynote speech, Teach and Learn Day, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
        • July 8. Keynote speech, Straegic HR Network Organisational Development Conference, Dexter house, london, England.
        • July 11. Keynote speech, ICT for Education Conference, Torquay, England.
        • September 17. Keynote speech, 13th National Seminar on the Future of eLearning, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
        • October 2. Keynote speech, NEN Conference, Nottingham, England.
        • October 3. Keynote speech, Future of Technology in Education Conference (FOTE14), Senate House, London University, England.
        • October 16. Keynote speech, Flanders Learning and Development Conference, Brussels, Belgium.
      • Reports

        • Wheeler S and Simonson M (2003) Final Evaluation Report on the South Dakota Digital Network Alliance Project. Distance Education in South Dakota Schools. Office of Technology, Pierre, South Dakota, and Nova South Eastern University, Miami, Florida, USA.

        Links

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