Saturday, February 23, 2008

Stephen Downes

Stephen Downes

Stephen Downes, Canada, All Sectors, Education, Media, Internet, Philosophy

Stephen Downes works for the National Research Council of Canada as a researcher in the field of online learning and related internet technologies. A writer on a wide range of topics, Stephen is perhaps best known for his daily research newsletter, OLDaily (short for Online Learning Daily), which reaches thousands of readers across Canada and around the world.

His work also includes the development of educational content syndication systems such as Edu_RSS. Stephen is also frequently to be found the road giving seminars and lectures on the field of online learning.

OLDaily - published every weekday, offers a collection of news and information links on education technology and related subjects.

Half an Hour
Half an Hour - published occasionally, offers longer posts reflecting on news, education, media, philosophy, and related subjects.

Themes: downes, rss, e-learning, media, internet, online learning, web 2.0