Stephen Downes


http://www.downes.ca

Senior Research Officer

Learning and Performance Support Systems

National Research Council Canada

Education

University of Alberta: PhD Candidate (All But Dissertation) 1993

 University of Calgary: MA (Philosophy) 1987

University of Calgary: BA (Philosophy) 1986

Experience

September, 2014 – present. Learning and Performance Support Systems. Information and Communications Portfolio, Emerging Technologies Division, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

Research Projects. Leading focused research and development technology in support of LPSS program objectives, beginning April, 2016.

Projects Include:

  • Competency And Skills System - monitor and participate in the ADL CASS online community Project; installation and configuration of ADL open source technologies including technologies supporting CASS, xAPI, and TLA.
  • Open Course Aggregation Service - implementation of a course aggregation service with an API that can be employed by other services (for example, a course recommender); implementation of a stand-alone instance of the harvester, development and deployment of an API, and development of services that consume the API.
  • Learning Technology Landscape - environmental scan document, divided into relevant sectors, summarizing the state of the art in learning and technology research and development, a searchable database of this information for focused research.

Program Leader. Principal researcher leading portfolio of research projects related to the design and development of personal learning environments and supportive technology. Responsible for finding and liaising with commercial partners, defining program outcomes and objectives, managing a $22 million, delivering outcomes and reporting to NRC’s Senior Executive Committee.

Projects Include:

  • Concierge Open Marketplace Solutions – Development of an internet application to assist small and medium sized enterprises identify funding programs, experts, commercial opportunities, events and resources relevant to their domain expertise.
  • MOOC-REL – Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) delivered in conjunction with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie to support capacity-building in the use and development of open educational resources.
  • LPSS.me – development and hosting of a web site enabling members of the general public to try and help improve the personal learning environment being developed by NRC.
  • Ten other projects (as of November, 2015) with six commercial partners and 35 NRC researchers).

November, 2001 – September, 2014. Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group, Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council, Moncton,New Brunswick, Canada

Senior researcher in e-learning with a focus on learning object, metadata repositories, online learning communities and new media. Responsible for initiating and coordinating world class research, participating in national and international discussions, and working with academic and private partners in product and service development.

Projects Include:

  • Personal Learning Environments – Development of an internet application to facilitate personalized access to learning resources. Project lead, responsible for all aspects of the project and team of 10 developers.
  • Connectivism and Connective Knowledge – Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) 2008. With George Siemens. 2200 student online course.
  • Synergic3 – Development of a collaborative learning content development workflow system. Research lead, coordinating an R&D team of 12 people from NRC, a university, and a corporate partner.
  • OLDaily – Author and publisher of a daily email newsletter covering the field of e-learning. Read by an international audience of more than 20,000 people.
  • Learning Networks – Distributed learner-centered online learning environments employing content syndication, web services, and distributed resource management
  • EduSourceCanada – Researcher and chair of the ‘vision committee’ in a national initiative to develop a learning object repository network

March, 1999 to June, 2001– Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta

Information Architect. Responsible for architectural design and construction of learning, information and resources portal for the municipal sector in Alberta. Investigating new online learning and knowledge management technologies and their applicability to continuing professional development. Reporting of research results in seminars and academic papers. Providing leadership to Faculty staff and clients as a consultant in technology selection, writing and review of RFPs, and innovation in online learning.

Projects Include:

  • MuniMall –Team lead for development of online portal designed for the municipal sector in Alberta.
  • AMPIA – Conceptual design, review of tenders and liaison with contractor for Alberta Motion Picture Industries Association website.
  • PEGGasus – Architecture and conceptual design for a learning and services portal for the engineering and geophysics sector in Alberta

January, 1995 to March, 1999 – Assiniboine Community College  

Instructional Designer. As a distance education and new instructional media design specialist, assumed responsibility of all internet activities at the college, including the college website, staff training, and the development of online course materials.

Projects Include:

  • Assiniboine Community College Website –Primary designer and team lead for development of college website
  • General Business Certificate – Supervised conversion of program courses to distance and online delivery; designed and implemented online delivery procedures; supervised teaching staff; designed and developed learning management system
  • Brandon Adult Learning Centre – Team member for development and delivery of high school upgrading courses online

November, 1987 to December, 1994 – Athabasca University

Tutor. As a distance education tutor and seminar instructor with Athabasca University, delivered telephone based, online and in-person instruction in logic and critical thinking to students in urban, rural and cross cultural settings in northern Alberta and across Canada. This period also includes a sessional teaching appointment at Grande Prairie Regional College and several assistantship and teaching appointments with the University of Alberta.

Publications

New Models of Open and Distance Learning
Aug 18, 2016. Open Education: from OERs to MOOCs, Editors: Mohamed Jemni, Kinshuk, Mohamed Koutheair Khribi. 1-22. http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-662-52925-6

Personal and Personalized Learning
Feb 17, 2016. EMMA Newsletter . http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=17ce08681f559814caf1359d3&id=fa1770e58d&e=6fb1272e29

Beyond assessment: recognizing achievement in a networked world
Dec 30, 2015. Distance Education in China 6 34-46. http://doi.org/10.13541/j.cnki.chinade.2015.06.009

Beyond institutions: personal learning in a networked world
Oct 30, 2015. Distance Education in China 5 5-17. http://doi.org/10.13541/j.cnki.chinade.2015.05.002

From MOOC to Personal Learning
Oct 05, 2015. Revista FGV Online Year 5, Number 1 69-77. http://sv.www5.fgv.br/fgvonline/revista/default.aspx?edicao=9&pub=1

Beyond free: open learning in a networked world
Aug 30, 2015. Distance Education in China 4 4-16. http://www.cnki.net/kcms/doi/10.13541/j.cnki.chinade.2015.04.002.html

Where there are Networks, Life Exists
Apr 30, 2015. Ecuador En La Capacitaxion Masiva En Linea: Memorias Del Congtrso MOOC IAEN 2014 Forward . www.downes.ca/post/64732

The Quality of Massive Open Online Courses
Mar 22, 2015. International Handbook of E-Learning Edited by Badrul H. Khan, Mohamed Ally Volume 1 Theoretical Perspective . http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9781138793682/

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning
Aug 11, 2013. Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice, Rory McGreal (Editor), Wanjira Kinuthia (Editor), Stewart Marshall (Editor), Tim McNamara (Editor) 207-221. http://www.col.org/resources/publications/Pages/detail.aspx?PID=447

Musability
Feb 28, 2013. Prethinking Work: Insights on the Future of Work (ISBN 978-3-643-90240-5), pp. 67-69. Lit Verlag (Dec 16 2012). Sabina Jeschke, Frank Hees, Anja Richert, Sven Trantow, eds. 67-69. http://www.downes.ca/files/Musability.pdf

Innovation, Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
Dec 08, 2011. Enabling Innovation Innovative Capability - German and International Views, P.S.J.; Isenhardt, I.; Hees, F.; Trantow, S. (Eds.) 81-84. http://www.springer.com/business+%26+management/technology+management/book/978-3-642-24502-2

Homeschooling, Abuse and Qualifications
Sept 17, 2010. Opposing Views: Homeschooling Volume 1 . http://www.downes.ca/files/Homeschooling%20Abuse%20and%20Qualifications.pdf

Managing Metadata with Resource Profiles
Apr 22, 2010. Position Papers, ADL Learning Content Registries and Repositories Summit . http://nparc.cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/npsi/ctrl?action=rtdoc&an=16350485&article=0

Social OS and Collective Construction of Knowledge
Mar 31, 2010. El Proyecto Facebook y la post-universidad. Sistemas operativos sociales y entornos abiertos de aprendizaje (The Facebook Project and Post-University. Social OS and Open Learning Environments). Forward. Editors: Alejandro Piscitelli, Iván Aidaime, Inés Forward. http://nparc.cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/npsi/ctrl?action=rtdoc&an=15336791&article=12

The Cloud and Collaboration
Feb 27, 2010. Human Nature: Ars Electronica 2009, Edited by Gerfried Stocker, Christine Schöpf . http://www.artbook.com/9783775724982.html

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
Jan 31, 2010. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence 2 (1) 27-33. http://doi.org/10.4304/jetwi.2.1.27-33

Managing Digital Rights Using JSON
Jan 09, 2010. 6th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Rights Management . http://drm.unige.ch/?q=node/9

Blogs in Learning
Jan 06, 2010. Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE) 8 88-91. http://www.ignou.ac.in/institute/STRIDE_Hb8_webCD/Chapter%2014.pdf

Dis-Integrating E-Portfolios
Jul 27, 2009. The Knowledge Tree 18 . http://kt.flexiblelearning.net.au/tkt2009/?page_id=13

Toward Simple Learning Design 2.0: Simple interoperability for learning activities
Jul 25, 2009. Computer Science & Education, 2009. ICCSE '09. 4th International Conference 894 - 897. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/srchabstract.jsp?arnumber=5228214&isnu mber=5228118&punumber=5209213&k2dockey=5228214@ieeecnfs&query=(+durand+g .%3Cin%3Eau)&pos=5&access=no

Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge
Apr 27, 2009. Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking, Harrison Hao Yang and Steve Chi-Yin Yuen, eds. . http://www.igi-global.com/downloads/excerpts/34682.pdf

Reviewing Last Year's E-Learning Predictions
Jan 06, 2009. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=articles&article=73-1

Creative Destruction and Disruptive Innovation
Sept 01, 2008. Theoretical Foundations of Distance Education Online Course . http://orgunx.anadolu.edu.tr/etanit.asp?oy=2006&dn=001&dk=UZE501&dl=01&dg=&yy=1&br=5506010100&tc=26710713580

A Conversation on the Future of E-Learning
Sept 01, 2008. Theoretical Foundations of Distance Education Online Course . http://orgunx.anadolu.edu.tr/etanit.asp?oy=2006&dn=001&dk=UZE501&dl=01&dg=&yy=1&br=5506010100&tc=26710713580

How Do You Know?
Sept 01, 2008. Theoretical Foundations of Distance Education Online Course . http://orgunx.anadolu.edu.tr/etanit.asp?oy=2006&dn=001&dk=UZE501&dl=01&dg=&yy=1&br=5506010100&tc=26710713580

Ten Futures
Aug 26, 2008. WE Magazine Volume 1, Number 1 22-27. http://www.we-magazine.net/volume-01/ten-futures_neu/

An Introduction to Connective Knowledge
Jul 08, 2008. Media, Knowledge & Education: Exploring new Spaces, Relations and Dynamics in Digital Media Ecologies, Theo Hug (editor) 77-102. http://www.oapen.org/search?identifier=449459

Principles for Evaluating Websites
Jun 30, 2008. TAFE NSW EZine . http://www.icvet.tafensw.edu.au/ezine/year_2007/dec/review_evaluating_websites.htm

Seven Habits of Highly Connected People
Apr 18, 2008. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=opinion&article=97-1

Ten Web 2.0 Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-Learning Professional
Mar 25, 2008. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=articles&article=60-1

Options and Opportunities
Mar 01, 2008. Threshold Vol. 6, No. 1 24-27. http://www.ciconline.org/c/document_library/get_file?folderId=109&name=THSpring08OptionsandOpportunities.pdf

Advertising and Education
Jan 31, 2008. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=opinion&article=94-1

An Introduction to Connective Knowledge
Nov 27, 2007. Hug, Theo (ed.) (2007): Media, Knowledge & Education - Exploring new Spaces, Relations and Dynamics in Digital Media Ecologies. Proceedings of the International Conference held on June 25-26, 2007. .

How the Net Works
Oct 18, 2007. CEGSA RAMPage Magazine . http://www.cegsa.sa.edu.au/

Learning Environmentalism
Sept 07, 2007. Publication in Manual and CD-Rom for 2 Courses, Theoriques en formation a distance (EDU 6101) in French and Theoretical Foundations of Distance Education (EDU 6111) .

Adults and MySpace
Jul 23, 2007. Current Controversies: Online Social Networking (CCOSN-1) . http://halfanhour.blogspot.com/2006/06/adults-and-myspace.html

Learning Networks in Practice
Mar 22, 2007. Emerging Technologies for Learning 2 19-27. http://partners.becta.org.uk/page_documents/research/emerging_technologies07_chapter2.pdf

Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources
Feb 27, 2007. Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects 3 29-44. http://ijklo.org/Volume3/IJKLOv3p029-044Downes.pdf

Courses Vs. Content (NRC name: OpenCourseWare and OpenLearning)
Feb 15, 2007. eLearn Magazine Online. http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=opinion&article=82-1

Tumbleweeds: The problem of Empty Discussion Spaces
Nov 16, 2006. The University in the Information Age .

Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge
Oct 17, 2006. ITForum . http://it.coe.uga.edu/itforum/paper92/paper92.html

E-Learning 2.0
Oct 16, 2005. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=articles&article=29-1

Authentication and Identification
Sept 30, 2005. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Volume 2 No. 10 Online. http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Oct_05/article01.htm

Semantic Networks and Social Networks
May 01, 2005. The Learning Organization Journal Volume 12, Number 5 411-417. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mcb/119/2005/00000012/00000005/art00002

Understanding PISA
Mar 31, 2005. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Volume 6 Number 2 Online. http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/tojde18/articles/article10.htm

Cascades and Connectivity
Dec 05, 2004. eLearn Magazine . http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=opinion&article=31-1

The Buntine Oration: Learning Networks
Oct 31, 2004. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Volume 1 No. 11 Online. http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Nov_04/Nov_04.pdf

Educational Blogging
Sept 01, 2004. EDUCAUSE Review Volume 39, Number 5 14-26. http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/erm0450.asp

RSS: Grassroots Support Leads to Mass Appeal
Jun 01, 2004. Learning Circuits . http://www.learningcircuits.org/2004/jun2004/downes.htm

Resource Profiles
May 20, 2004. Journal of Interactive Media in Education 5 Online. http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/2004/5/downes-2004-5-disc-t.html

Learning objects: construction and creation
May 01, 2004. Online Education Using Learning Objects, Rory McGreal, ed. . http://wdspace.ou.nl/bitstream/1820/105/2/Online+Education+Using+Learning+Objects.pdfp9qtwsW80-ybzzd-AQ&sig2=a5E3Jv7eogzfCxqLciBiRA

Learning objects: resources for learning worldwide
May 01, 2004. Online Education Using Learning Objects, Rory McGreal, ed. . http://wdspace.ou.nl/bitstream/1820/105/2/Online+Education+Using+Learning+Objects.pdfp9qtwsW80-ybzzd-AQ&sig2=a5E3Jv7eogzfCxqLciBiRA

Distributed Digital Rights Management: The EduSource Approach to DRM
Apr 24, 2004. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on the Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL pp. 109-135. http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/odrl/odrl2004.html

From Classrooms to Learning Environments: A Midrange Projection of E-Learning Technologies
Apr 10, 2004. College Quarterly Volume 7 Number 3 . http://www.senecac.on.ca/quarterly/2004-vol07-num03-summer/downes.html

Nine Rules for Good Technology
Apr 04, 2004. Robin Good online. http://www.masternewmedia.org/2004/04/04/nine_rules_for_good_technology.htm

EduSource: Canada's Learning Object Repository Network
Mar 01, 2004. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Volume 1 No. 3 Online. http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Mar_04/article01.htm

The Rise of Learning Objects
Feb 29, 2004. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Volume 1 No. 3 Online. http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Mar_04/editor.htm

2004: The Turning Point
Jan 21, 2004. Ubiquity Volume 4, Issue 46 . http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/v4i46_downes.html

The Regina Declaration
Nov 26, 2003. Pitch Journal Volume 1, Number 1 online. http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:Y1SWt5KDbSoJ:www.pitchjournal.org/readarticle%3Farticleid%3D0010698920954831436+downes+%22The+Regina+Declaration%22&hl=en&start=5&client=firefox-a

Digital Rights Management in E-learning: Problem Statement and Terms of Reference
Nov 11, 2003. AACE Phoenix, e-Learning 2003 Proceedings . http://iti-iit.cnrc-nrc.gc.ca/publications/nrc-47368_e.html

BBC Learning
Sept 01, 2003. Technology Source . http://technologysource.org/article/bbc_learning/

Public Policy, Research and Online Learning
Aug 19, 2003. Ubiquity online. http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/v4i25_downes.html

Weblogs at Harvard Law
Jul 01, 2003. Technology Source . http://technologysource.org/article/weblogs_at_harvard_law/

Open Archives Initiative
May 01, 2003. The Technology Source May/June 2003 online. http://technologysource.org/article/open_archives_initiative/

More than Personal: The Impact of Weblogs
May 01, 2003. After 5 online. http://teleeducation.nb.ca/newsletter/english/default/index.cfm

Copyright, Ethics and Theft
Apr 17, 2003. USDLA Journal Volume 17, Number 2 online. http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/ED_APR03.pdf

elearnspace
Mar 01, 2003. The Technology Source March/April 2003 online. http://technologysource.org/article/elearnspace/

Design and Reusability of Learning Objects in an Academic Context: A New Economy of Education?
Jan 17, 2003. USDLA Journal Volume 17, Number 1 online. http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/JAN03_Issue/article01.html

The Learning Object Economy
Nov 15, 2002. Contact North .

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nov 01, 2002. The Technology Source November/December 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/massachusetts_institute_of_technology/

Net*News
Sept 20, 2002. Net*Working 2002 online. http://nw2002.flexiblelearning.net.au/

LearnScope Virtual Learning Community
Sept 01, 2002. The Technology Source September/October 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/learnscope_virtual_learning_community/

e-Learning Centre
Jul 01, 2002. The Technology Source July/August 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/elearning_centre/

The Centre for Educational Technology Interoperability Standards
May 01, 2002. The Technology Source May/June 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/centre_for_educational_technology_interoperability_standards/

The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Mar 01, 2002. The Technology Source March/April 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/george_lucas_educational_foundation/

eLearning Forum
Feb 01, 2002. The Technology Source January/February 2002 online. http://technologysource.org/article/elearning_forum/

Research Matters at Harvard University
Nov 01, 2001. The Technology Source November/December 2001 online. http://technologysource.org/article/research_matters_at_harvard_university/

Unrest in the Ivory Tower: Privatization of the University
Oct 17, 2001. USDLA Journal Volume 15, Number 10 online. http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/OCT01_Issue/article02.html

Learning Objects: Resources For Distance Education Worldwide
Jul 01, 2001. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Volume 2, Number 1 online. http://www.irrodl.org/content/v2.1/downes.html

Distance Educators Before the River Styx
Jan 01, 2001. The Technology Source January/February 2001 online. http://technologysource.org/article/distance_educators_before_the_river_styx/

JURIST: The Legal Education Network
Jan 01, 2001. The Technology Source January/February 200 online. http://technologysource.org/article/jurist:_the_legal_education_network/

Distance-educator.Com
Nov 01, 2000. The Technology Source November/December 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/distanceeducatorcom/

UMUC-Bell Atlantic
Sept 01, 2000. The Technology Source September/October 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/umucbell_atlantic/

Mmm, Good technology
Sept 01, 2000. University Business .

Nine Rules for Good Technology
Jul 01, 2000. The CyberUnion Handbook: Transforming Labor through Computer Technology, by Arthur B. Shostak, et al., M.E. Sharpe . http://www.mesharpe.com/mall/resultsa.asp?Title=The+CyberUnion+Handbook%3A+Transforming+Labor+Through+Computer+Technology

Models and Strategies Towards a Canadian On-line Education Infrastructure
Jul 01, 2000. Industry Canada, Advisory Committee for Online Learning online. http://www.eduspecs.ca/pub/e-learningresources/doc_models_strategies/index.html

XanEdu
Jul 01, 2000. The Technology Source July/August 2001 online. http://technologysource.org/article/xanedu/

MarcoPolo
Jul 01, 2000. The Technology Source July/August 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/marcopolo/

Nine Rules for Good Technology
Jul 01, 2000. The Technology Source July/August 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/nine_rules_for_good_technology/

Illinois Online Network (ION)
May 01, 2000. The Technology Source May/June 2001 online. http://technologysource.org/article/illinois_online_network_(ion)/

Advanced Distributed Learning Network
May 01, 2000. The Technology Source May/June 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/advanced_distributed_learning_network/

The Internet and Transnational Education
May 01, 2000. The Technology Source May/June 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/internet_and_transnational_education/

Online Journalism Review
Mar 01, 2000. The Technology Source March/April 2001 online. http://technologysource.org/article/online_journalism_review/

Hungry Minds: A Commentary on Educational Portals
Mar 01, 2000. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Volume III, Number I online. http://www.westga.edu/~distance/downes31.html

A Response to "Where Do We Go From Here?"
Mar 01, 2000. The Technology Source March/April, 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/response_to_where_do_we_go_from_here/

NetTech: The Educational Technology Coordinator Web Site
Mar 01, 2000. The Technology Source March/April, 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/nettech:_the_educational_technology_coordinator_web_site/

The Masie Center
Jan 01, 2000. The Technology Source January/February, 2000 online. http://technologysource.org/article/masie_center/

Hacking Memes
Oct 03, 1999. First Monday Volume 4, Number 10 online. http://firstmonday.org

Web-Based Courses: The Assiniboine Model
Jul 01, 1999. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Volume 2, Number 2 online. http://www.westga.edu/~distance/downes22.html

The Future of Online Learning
Sept 30, 1998. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Volume 1, Number 3 online. http://www.westga.edu/~distance/downes13.html

On-Line Conferencing
May 06, 1996. Distance education & technology: Future visions, Second annual professional development workshop Online. http://web.archive.org/web/19970501191714/www.assiniboinec.mb.ca/user/downes/iuc96.htm

Logical Fallacies: Index
Apr 26, 1996. Chinese Community Forum 9617 Online. http://web.archive.org/web/19970501222242/www.assiniboinec.mb.ca/user/downes/fallacy/china.htm

The Transfer of Technology to Rural Business Through Training: A Feasibility Study
Sept 01, 1995. Human Resources Development Canada .

The General Business Certificate by Distance Education Course and Program Guide
Sept 01, 1995. Assiniboine Community College .

Welcome to the Internet
Jul 01, 1995. Assiniboine Community College .

Review of Cynthia MacDonald, Mind-Body Identity Theories
Dec 01, 1994. Canadian Philosophical Reviews 14 .

Strategic University Plan White Paper
May 01, 1993. Athabasca University .

On Governance at Athabasca University
May 01, 1993. Athabasca University .

Self Interest and Self Government
Nov 11, 1992. Philosophy in Canada Volume 2 .

Resemblance and Mental Imagery
Nov 01, 1991. Philosophy in Canada Volune 1 .

A Time For Decision: Unionism and the Graduate Students' Association
Jul 01, 1989. Negotiations Alternatives Committee, Graduate Students' Association .

Conditional Variability
Nov 01, 1988. Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics Number 13 1-13. http://www.downes.ca/files/essays/013_Fall_87_Downes Conditional Variability.pdf

Presentations

Learning Communities Oct 13, 2016 moocs4all.eu Extended Virtual Symposium , Online, Via Adobe Connect and YouTube Live (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/403

A Timeline Sept 27, 2016 Internal Presentation, Ottawa (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/397

The MOOC Identity: Designing Learning Environments Sept 09, 2016 International MOOC Colloquium, Anacapri, Italy (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/393

The Role of Incremental and Transformative Change in Future Prediction Aug 03, 2016 Campus Technology 2016, Boston, Massachusetts (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/392

Developing a Personal Learning Infrastructure Jul 29, 2016 TCU International e-Learning Conference 2016, Bangkok, Thailand (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/390

Disruptive Innovations in Learning Jul 27, 2016 TCU International e-Learning Conference 2016 , Bangkok, Thailand (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/389

Connectivism, MOOCs and Innovation Jul 25, 2016 MOOC and Innovation Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/388

The importance of faculty in the higher education experience Jul 04, 2016 Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/387

Learning, Doing, and the Golden Ratio Jun 16, 2016 Workshop, Kapuskasing, Ontario (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/386

New Trends in Online Learning Jun 08, 2016 Atlantic Universities and Colleges Technology Conference, Sackville, New Brunswick, via WebX (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/385

The Final Frontier: Space Jun 03, 2016 SALTISE, Montreal, Quebec (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/384

Extending Moodle May 19, 2016 Moodle CONNECT - CONNECTER Moodle, Gatineau, Quebec (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/383

MOOC Quality Malaysia May 01, 2016 MOOC Experts Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/391

Strategies for Personal Learning Apr 25, 2016 VI e-Learning International Conference 2016, Madrid, Spain, online via Zoom (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/382

Ed Tech Moonshot Apr 21, 2016 Invited Presentation, Arlington, Texas (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/381

Personal and Personalized Learning Apr 21, 2016 Spring VirtCon, Washington D.C. (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/380

Exploring the Future of Learning to Adapt to New Trends Apr 06, 2016 Education Technology Strategies 2016, Toronto, Ontario (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/394

From Individual to Community: The Learning Is in the Doing Mar 19, 2016 World Congress on Continuing Professional Development, San Diego, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/379

Virtual Worlds on the Go Mar 13, 2016 VWBPE16, Online, via AvaCon (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/378

Informal Discussion on the Future of Educational Media Mar 05, 2016 Educational Technology Summit 2016, Istanbul, Turkey (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/377

The Future of Educational Media Mar 05, 2016 Educational Technology Summit, Istanbul, Turkey (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/376

The Agile Approach to Learning Design Dec 03, 2015 Online Educa Berlin 2016, Berlin, Germany (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/374

Developing a Personal Learning Infrastructure with Stephen Downes Dec 02, 2015 Online Educa Berlin 2016, Berlin, Germany (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/373

Programme Systèmes d’aide à l’apprentissage et au rendement (SAAR) Nov 20, 2015 Organisation internationale de la francophonie, Carthage, Tunisia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/372

Imagining Canada's Future Nov 17, 2015 SSHRC Fall Conference: Imagining Canada's Future, Ottawa, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/371

Personal Learning in Virtual Environments Nov 13, 2015 VI Jornadas pedagógicas en tecnología e innovación educativa, Guayaquil, Ecuador (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/370

Critical Literacies and the Challenge of Online Learning Oct 30, 2015 TESL Canada 2015, Lake Louise, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/369

Inspire: Learning! Oct 29, 2015 Talent and the Future of Work, Online, via on24 (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/368

Beyond Instructional Design: Open Spaces and Learning Places Oct 22, 2015 October ADEC Program Panel, Online, via GoToMeeting (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/367

Where are MOOCs Going? What is the Future of Distance Learning? Sept 26, 2015 International MOOC Conference 2015, Anacapri, Italy (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/366

Personal Learning in the Workplace Sept 07, 2015 AMEE 2015, Glasgow, Scotland (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/365

The MOOC Ecosystem Sept 06, 2015 Association of Medical Educators of Europe (AMEE) E-Learning Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/364

Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment Aug 27, 2015 Invited Talk, Guadalajara, Mexico (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/363

Designing Personal Learning Environments Aug 26, 2015 Invited Talk, Guadalajara, Mexico (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/375

Open Education and & Personal Learning Aug 20, 2015 Lunch and Learn Workshop, Tempe, Arizona (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/362

MOOCS and Social Learning Networks Jul 21, 2015 MOOCs Y Aprendiazaje en Redes Sociales, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/361

Open Education and Personal Learning Apr 23, 2015 Open Education Global, Banff, Alberta (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/360

What is Innovation in Education? Mar 30, 2015 ‘Education day 2015: festival of innovation in education, Ghent, Belgium (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/359

A Blogger's Springtime Mar 21, 2015 Spring Blog Festival, Online, via WizIQ (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/358

Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs Mar 16, 2015 1º Simpósio brasileiro sobre novas tecnologias educacionais, Online, to Brazil (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/357

Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment Mar 04, 2015 4th International Conference e-Learning and Distance Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/356

Disruptive Innovation in Universities Mar 04, 2015 4th International Conference e-Learning and Distance Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/355

New Learning, New Society Feb 23, 2015 Chang School Talks 2015, Toronto, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/354

MOOC Workshop Feb 05, 2015 Education Technology Strategies 2015, Toronto, Ontario (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/353

Developing Personal Learning Dec 20, 2014 6th IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, Kerala, India, online via A-View (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/352

Reclaiming Personal Learning Dec 05, 2014 Online Educa Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/351

Creating a Learning Network Oct 07, 2014 20º CIAED - Congresso Internacional ABED de Educação a Distância, Curitiba, Brazil (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/349

Personal Learning in a Connected World: Learning and Performance Support Systems Sept 18, 2014 Future of E-Learning Environments, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/348

Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs Sept 11, 2014 Desconectado IV Encuentro Internacional de Investigadores en EducaciÓn Virtual, Pereira, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/347

The Challenges (and Future) of Networked Learning Sept 05, 2014 Invited presentation, Medellin, Colombia, Online via Vidyo (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/346

Free Learning from a Development Perspective Jul 18, 2014 Invited talk, Gatineau, Quebec (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/345

Beyond Assessment - Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World Jul 11, 2014 12th ePortfolio, Open Badges and Identity Conference , Greenwich, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/344

Beyond Institutions - Personal Learning in a Networked World Jul 09, 2014 Network EDFE Seminar Series, London, England (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/343

Beyond Free - Open Learning in a Networked World Jul 08, 2014 12th Annual Academic Practise & Technology Conference, Greenwich, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/342

Digital Research Methodologies Redux May 26, 2014 Ringvorlesungen (Lecture Series), Tübingen, Germany, online via Adobe Connect (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/341

Cooperation and Collaboration May 26, 2014 International Workshop on Mass Collaboration and Education, Tübingen, Germany (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/340

The MOOCs Challenge Apr 11, 2014 Education for Development, Philadelphia, PA (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/339

The Massive Course Meets the Personal Learner Apr 03, 2014 EDUCON2014 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, Istanbul, Turkey (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/338

The Rise of MOOCs: Past Successes, Future Challenges Mar 24, 2014 ICT advisory board meeting, Tunis, Tunisia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/337

The MOOC of One Mar 10, 2014 INTED 2014, Valencia, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/336

A Personal Learning Framework Feb 10, 2014 Connecting Online for Instruction and Learning 2014, Online, via WizIQ (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/335

TIC y Educación Dec 10, 2013 Tecnologías de la Información y Modelos Alternativos, Ajusco, México, via Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/334

Notes for UNCTAD's Advisory Group Dec 10, 2013 Advisory Group on Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning, Geneva, Switzerland, by Google Hangout (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/333

MOOC Research Institute Panel on Supporting Learners Dec 05, 2013 MOOC Research Institute 2013, Arlington, Texas (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/332

MOOC – Diversity and Community in Online Learning Nov 27, 2013 26e Entretiens Jacques Cartier, Lyon, France (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/331

OERs and Open Online Courses Oct 31, 2013 World Innovation Summit in Education, Doha, Qatar (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/330

Open Access and Open Learning Oct 25, 2013 Open Access Week, Nova Scotia Community College, Online via BB Collaborate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/329

The Habits of Highly Connected Learners Oct 25, 2013 Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning, Online, via WizIQ (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/328

Supporting a Distributed Online Course Oct 14, 2013 Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya, Turkey (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/327

What Are Cultures of Learning? Sept 12, 2013 ALT-C, Nottingham, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/326

Through the MOOC Darkly - Reflections on Life, Learning and the Future of Education Jul 24, 2013 Saylor Speaker Series, Washington D.C., online, via Google Hangout (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/325

The Semantic Condition: Connectivism and Open Learning Jul 11, 2013 Instituto Iberoamericano de TIC y Educación – IBERTIC, Online via Adobe Connect to Madrid and Buenos Aires (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/323

Free Learning and the Wealth of Nations Jun 28, 2013 Encuentro Internacional de Educación 2012 - 2013, Caracas, Venezuela (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/322

Debate Stephen Downes y Juan Domingo Farnós Jun 27, 2013 Encuentro Internacional de Educación, Caracas, Venezuela (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/395

What Constitutes Student Success? Jun 21, 2013 Online Teaching Conference, Long Beach, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/321

Connectivism, Online Learning, and the MOOC Jun 17, 2013 Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning, Online, via WizIQ (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/320

MOOCs and OERs in Moncton Jun 06, 2013 GTA Seminar, Moncton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/319

Life-Long Learning Jun 04, 2013 Encuentro Educación, Caracas, Venezuela, by Adobe Connect (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/318

MOOC - La résurgence de la communauté dans l'apprentissage en ligne May 30, 2013 REFAD, Edmunston, NB (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/317

OERs, MOOCs and the Future May 25, 2013 Vancouver Island University's Online Learning and Teaching Diploma - OLTD 505: OERs, Online, via Blackboard Collaborate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/316

Against Digital Research Methodologies May 10, 2013 Digital Research Methodologies, Preston, UK, via Skype (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/315

Massive Open Online Support for Education (MOOSE) May 06, 2013 University College of the North, Thompson, Manitoba via Google Hangout (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/314

Moocs and K12 Cloud: Privacy regulations and Risk Management May 03, 2013 Ed Tech Innovation, Calgary, Alberta (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/313

MOOCs in Context: the re.mooc in Africa Mar 11, 2013 Invited Talk, Lausanne, Switzerland, via Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/312

We don’t need no educator: The role of the teacher in today’s online education Feb 15, 2013 Utdanningskonferansen 2013, Bergen, Norway (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/311

MOOCs and OERs Feb 06, 2013 Conference Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, via Hangout (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/310

MOOC et REL Feb 05, 2013 Atelier REL , Moncton (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/309

MOOC Workshop Dec 07, 2012 Primer Congreso de Pedagogía y TIC, Ibague, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/396

The Virtual Learning Organization Dec 06, 2012 Ibague Primer Congreso de Pedagogía y TIC, Ibague, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/308

Open Discussion on the LMS and the MOOC Nov 23, 2012 MoodleMoodUY, Montevideo, Uruguay (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/307

The LMS and the MOOC Nov 23, 2012 MoodleMoodUY, Montevideo, Uruguay (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/306

OER Minicourse Nov 23, 2012 MoodleMoodUY, Montevideo, Uruguay (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/305

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective Nov 15, 2012 Simposio Internacional Estado Actual Y Prospectiva De La Educacion Virtual, Bogota, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/304

Beyond Borders: Global Learning in a Networked World Nov 02, 2012 Unbordering Education, Yerevan, Armenia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/350

L'apprentissage ouvert et les affaires Nov 01, 2012 Forum sur l'économie du savoir, Edmunston, via Google Hangout (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/303

The Connective Learning Environment Oct 08, 2012 Tele-TASK Symposium, Potsdam, Germany (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/301

A True History of the MOOC Sept 27, 2012 Future of Education, Online, via Blackboard Collaborate (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/300

MOOC Online Support Sept 10, 2012 , Chile, via Hangout (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/398

The World Beyond the Word Aug 19, 2012 Destination: Innovation, Banff, Alberta (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/299

Models, Technological Resources and Knowledge Management Jun 21, 2012 XIII Encuentro Virtual Educa, Panama City, Panama (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/298

Publishing Paradigms of the Future: Where are We Headed? May 27, 2012 Congress of the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences , Waterloo, Ontario (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/296

Patterns of Progress May 07, 2012 Comment survivre au progrès, Hearst, Ontario, via Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/295

Learning in a Digital Age: The reality and the myth Apr 13, 2012 Learning and Teaching in a Digital Age: Myths and Reality, Tallinn, Estonia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/294

Internet and E-commerce Law Round Table Mar 29, 2012 Follow the Sun, Online, via Blackboard Collaborate (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/405

Education as Platform: The MOOC Experience and what we can do to make it better Mar 14, 2012 EdgeX, Delhi, India (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/293

Knowledge, Learning and Community: Elements of Effective Learning Feb 29, 2012 Change 11 Online Course, Moncton, via Blackboard Collaborate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/292

Facilitating a Massive Open Online Course Feb 24, 2012 IMU-LS, Kuala Lumpur, online, via WizIQ (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/290

The Limits of Learning Design Feb 23, 2012 Association for Learning Technology Seminar, London, online via Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/291

E-Learning: Générations Feb 14, 2012 Clair 2012, Clair, New Brunswick (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/289

Engagement and Motivation in MOOCs Nov 23, 2011 CQU OLT Educational Technology, Online to Queensland, via WebX (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/288

Education in movement - against what? Debate Nov 13, 2011 NFF konferansen: Utdanning i bevegelse, Oslo, Norway (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/407

We don’t need no educator: The role of the teacher in today’s online education Nov 13, 2011 NFF konferansen: Utdanning i bevegelse, Oslo, Norway (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/286

The Role of Educator in a Networked World Nov 09, 2011 for EC&I 831: Social Media & Open Education, Alec Couros, Online, via Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/285

Social Network Technologies for Learning (2) Oct 29, 2011 Competencia Digital Docente en la enseñanza de español, New York City (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/284

Social Network Technologies for Learning Oct 28, 2011 Competencia Digital Docente en la enseñanza de español, Providence, Rhode Island (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/283

Public Support for Free Learning: A Policy Framework Oct 24, 2011 VLHORA - studiedag 'The Education Highway', Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/282

Connectivist Learning: How new technologies are promoting autonomy and responsibility in education Oct 21, 2011 XII Congresso Internacional de Teoria de la Educacion, Barcelona, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/281

Connectivism and Personal Learning Oct 17, 2011 Charles University Prague, Online, vie DimDim, to Prague (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/280

Elements of Connectivism Sept 22, 2011 Creativity and Multicultural Communication CMC11, Online to Saratoga Springs, NY via Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/279

How to Organize a MOOC Sept 10, 2011 IV Innovar para Trascender Simposio de la COMINAIC, Ameca and Guadalajara, Mexico (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/278

MOOC 2011: The Massive Open Online Course in Theory and in Practice Sept 06, 2011 IV Innovar para Trascender Simposio de la COMINAIC, Guadalajara, Mexico (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/277

After Moodle May 04, 2011 Moodle Moot Canada 2011, Edmonton, Alberta (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/276

Talking About All Things Open May 04, 2011 Moodle Moot Canada 2011, Edmonton, Alberta (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/275

The role of open educational resources in personal learning environments Apr 29, 2011 Center for Distance Education 2011, Saratoga Springs, New York (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/274

Informal Conversation Apr 29, 2011 Center for Distance Education 2011, Saratoga Springs, New York (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/273

The Lecture Must Stand Apr 14, 2011 Follow the Sun - Learning Futures Festival Online 2011, Leicester, via Adobe Connect (Debate). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/272

exploring the o-rizon of online learning Apr 14, 2011 Professional Development Forum - Exploring the e-Horizons of Open Learning, Western Australia, via Elluminate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/271

Beyond Workplace Learning Apr 05, 2011 Swiss eLearning Conference #SeLC11, Zurich, Switzerland, online via IPMediaSuite (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/270

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning Mar 29, 2011 https://sites.google.com/a/mybvc.ca/adult-learning-online-conference/past-conferences/conference2011/presenters, Calgary, via Adobe Connect (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/269

Supporting an Open Learning Network Mar 29, 2011 V Jornadas SIG Libre, Girona, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/268

Educational Projection: Supporting Distributed Learning Online Mar 15, 2011 II Conferencia Internacional e-Learning 2011, Madrid, via GoToMeeting (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/267

Networked Learning: Making the Best Use of What We've Already Got Feb 25, 2011 Emerging Social Technology UK, Dundee, Scotland via Skype, join.me (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/266

The PLENK, The PLE and We Dec 01, 2010 Service New Brunswick Regional managers Meeting, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/265

The Role of the Educator in the Digital World Nov 30, 2010 TasEDay, Hobart, Tasmania, via Skype and join.me (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/264

The Role of Educator in a PLE World Nov 17, 2010 EC&I 831: Social Media & Open Education, Online, via Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/263

The Future of Open Educational Resources Oct 26, 2010 Open Educational Resources in the disciplines: a joint Academy Subject Strand conference , London, UK, via video (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/261

Dimensions of a Learning Network Oct 25, 2010 XXVI Simposio Internacional de Computación en la Educación 2010, Monterrey, Mexico (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/260

Facilitating Social Interactions: Measuring Engagement and Promoting Academic Success within the LMS Oct 21, 2010 Webinar, Online (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/262

Personal Learning Environments and PLENK2010 Oct 20, 2010 Training Development Officers, Halifax, via Skype and join.me (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/259

Dimensions of a Learning Network Oct 06, 2010 The Power of Peer, Vancouver (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/258

The Representative Student Jun 23, 2010 Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University, Edmonton, Alberta (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/257

Resource Profiles Markup Language Jun 14, 2010 Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services, Fredericton, NB (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/256

Learning to Learn Jun 03, 2010 DeLC Forum, Toronto, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/255

OER Panel May 18, 2010 2010 Conference, Saint John, NB (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/254

Buenos Aires Meetup May 09, 2010 MeetUp, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/253

The End of Books May 08, 2010 Festejar con Libros, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/252

Connectivism and Transculturality May 07, 2010 Telefónica Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/251

Connectivist Learning and Teaching May 06, 2010 Invited Lecture, Pilar, Argentina (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/250

A Conversation in Tigre May 02, 2010 Informal Conversation, Tigre, Argentina (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/248

We Learn May 02, 2010 Symposium, Rosario, Argentina (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/249

Free software and education: fighting the digital divide Apr 30, 2010 Special Lecture, Cordoba, Argentina (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/247

Technology and Communication: Education in the Digital Era Apr 30, 2010 VI Congreso Internacional - Cultura del Trabajo, Cordoba, Argentina (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/246

Personal Learning Environments Apr 22, 2010 Interactive Technology in Education - conference , Hämeenlinna, Finland, by Video (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/245

Connectivism in Practice: Critical Thinking as a Distributed Course Apr 22, 2010 Interactive Technology in Education - conference , Hämeenlinna, Finland, by Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/244

OERs and DIYU Apr 09, 2010 R685 on the Web 2.0 (The World Is Open With Web Technology) , Online, via Breeze (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/243

Decentralized Learning Mar 17, 2010 APOP Lunchtime Presentation, Montreal, Online via the Via Conferencing System (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/242

A Conversation on Social Learning Mar 16, 2010 LearningWave, Holland, via Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/241

The Experience of Learning Mar 12, 2010 3rd Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference, Second Life (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/240

Trends in Personal Learning 2 Feb 09, 2010 Trends in e-Learning 2.0, Online to Madrid, via DimDim (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/239

Trends In Personal Learning Feb 04, 2010 The Gaggle, Canberra, Australia, online via Wimba (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/238

Pedagogical Foundations For Personal Learning Jan 11, 2010 Learning Futures Festival, Leicester, UK., via Elluminate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/237

Managing Digital Rights Using JSON Jan 09, 2010 6th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Rights Management, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/236

Beyond Management: The Personal Learning Environment Dec 03, 2009 IV Jornada del Programa Compartim de Gestió del Coneixement, Barcelona, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/402

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning Dec 01, 2009 International Seminar on Open Social Learning (OSL), Barcelona, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/235

New Tools for Personal Learning Nov 25, 2009 MEFANET 2009 Conference, Brno, Czech Republic, via MVU Videoconference (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/234

Speaking in Lolcats, Take 2 Nov 24, 2009 ECI 381 (Alec Couros), Online to Saskatchewan via Elluminate (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/233

Speaking in Lolcats: What Literacy Means in teh Digital Era Nov 12, 2009 Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, Richmond Hill, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/232

Open Education: Projects and Potential Nov 12, 2009 Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, Richmond Hill, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/231

Four Struggles Oct 02, 2009 Invited Talk, Fredericton, NB (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/230

The Cloud and Collaboration Sept 06, 2009 Ars Electronica Symposium on Cloud Intelligence, Linz, Austria (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/229

D2L 2009 Expert Panel Jul 16, 2009 D2L Fusion 2009, St. Paul, Minnesota (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/228

Communities and Networks Jul 07, 2009 VII seminari especialitzat en gestia del coneixement, Barcelona, online via Sclipo (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/227

gRSShopper: Creating the Personal Web Jul 07, 2009 Internal: Presentation to PLE group, Moncton (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/226

Beyond Management: The Personal Learning Environment Jun 24, 2009 Ed Media, Honolulu, Hawaii (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/225

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning May 14, 2009 Challenges 2009, Braga, Portugal (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/224

Social Media for Journalists May 02, 2009 Atlantic Journalism Awards, Moncton (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/223

Educamp 2009 Apr 18, 2009 Educamp09, Ilmenau, Germany, via Skype (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/222

Providing Learning in Social Networks Apr 16, 2009 Symposium on Advanced Learning Technologies, Gagetown, NB (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/221

Where is ICT Leading Education Apr 06, 2009 Australian College of Educators, Melbourne, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/220

Learning 2.0: Learning Today and Tomorrow Apr 06, 2009 ACER Melbourne 2009, Melbourne, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/219

Connectivist Learning and the Personal Learning Environment Apr 03, 2009 Invited Talk, Wollongong, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/218

Personal Professional Development Apr 01, 2009 LearnX, Sydney, Australia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/217

Edupunk: Open Source Education Mar 15, 2009 SXSW 2009, Austin, Texas (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/215

Technology Update Feb 24, 2009 LERN Seminar, Online - teleconference (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/209

Future Learning Feb 24, 2009 EC&I 831: Computers in the Classroom, Online, Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/213

CCK08 Course Recap Feb 23, 2009 Special Seminar, Online, Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/211

The Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course Feb 18, 2009 Boeing Employees Seminar, Online, Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/210

Connectivism: A Theory of Personal Learning Dec 03, 2008 Educational Development Centre, Ottawa (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/208

International Perspective Oct 31, 2008 Annual Conference 2008, Edinburgh, Scotland, via Elluminate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/207

Taking the Pulse of Key Sectors: Advanced Learning Technologies Oct 31, 2008 Innovation Forum, Saint John, New Brunswick (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/206

gRSShopper Oct 28, 2008 Innovation Forum, Saint John, New Brunswick (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/205

Integrating the Internet Into the Classroom Oct 23, 2008 PEITF Annual Convention, Charlottetown, PEI (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/204

Integrating the Internet Into the Classroom (Seminar Version) Oct 22, 2008 Annual Conference 2008, Charlottetown, PEI (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/203

Stephen Downes on Connectivism Oct 11, 2008 Edcamp 2008, Germany, via Skype (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/200

Open Educational Resources Sept 26, 2008 Innovations in Learning 2008, San Jose, California (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/199

Personal Learning Environments Sept 25, 2008 Brandon Hall Innovations in Learning 2008, San Jose, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/198

MOOC and Mookies: The Connectivism & Connective Knowledge Online Course Sept 10, 2008 eFest 2008 - Connected Learning, Auckland, New Zealand by Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/197

How I Know What I Know About The Web Sept 09, 2008 iPED International Conference 2008, Coventry, UK, via Skype (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/196

Expert Panel Jul 22, 2008 D2L Fusion 2008, Memphis, TN (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/195

Free Learning Jul 17, 2008 Free Knowledge, Free Technology, Barcelona, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/194

The Future of Online Learning - Ten Years On Jul 09, 2008 Academic Fest, Online, from Canary Islands to Madison, Wisconsin (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/193

What Learning Design Could Be Jun 26, 2008 2008 European LAMS Conference, Cadiz, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/192

Light, Agile and Flexible: Collaborating the Web 2.0 Way Jun 04, 2008 Innovations in e-Learning, Fairfax, VA (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/191

Supporting Open Access May 16, 2008 TLt Summit, Saskatoon, SK (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/190

Ten Futures May 16, 2008 TLt Summit, Saskatoon, SK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/189

My Digital Identity May 06, 2008 e-Portfolios, Montreal, Canada (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/188

Two Approaches to E-Learning Apr 19, 2008 EduCamp 2008, Germany, via Skype Video (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/185

Applications of Social and Collaborative Technologies in Education Apr 08, 2008 Symposium on Advanced Learning Technologies, Fredericton, NB (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/180

Personal Learning Mar 11, 2008 EC&I 831 class, Saskatchewan, via Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/179

gRSShopper Feb 26, 2008 NRC Koffee Klatch, Moncton, Fredericton by Videoconference, Adobe Connect (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/187

Learning 2050 Feb 25, 2008 Faculty Development Institute, Online - ZoomCall (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/176

E-Learning 2.0: What It Means, Where It's Going Feb 21, 2008 The Business Case for eLearning 2.0, Online - WebX (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/175

Reality Feb 12, 2008 New Learners need New Teaching, Online video presented in Bloemfontein, South Africa (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/177

The Reality of Virtual Learning Jan 30, 2008 DNDLearn, Cornwall, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/174

Web 2.0, E-learning 2.0 and the New Learning Jan 30, 2008 Learning Technologies Conference, London, UK, presented online (WebX) (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/173

Web 2.0 in Learning Jan 14, 2008 Web 2.0 in Learning, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/184

Why Integrate the Internet Into the Classroom? Dec 18, 2007 2007 Conference, Charlottetown, PEI, by videoconference (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/183

Educamp Colombia - Medellin Dec 07, 2007 Educamp Colombia - Medellin, Medellin, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/182

Educamp Colombia - Bogota Dec 05, 2007 Educamp Colombia - Bogota, Bogota, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/181

Learn Yourself Nov 22, 2007 Sosiaalinen media opetuksen ja oppimisen tukena (SMOOT), Finland, Online (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/171

Free Learning and Control Learning: On the So-Called Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching Nov 13, 2007 SURF Education Days Keynote, Utrecht, Netherlands (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/172

Reflections from the 2007 AECT Convention Oct 27, 2007 AECT Annual International Convention, Anaheim, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/409

Second Annual Forum on Creativity Oct 26, 2007 AECT Annual International Convention, Anaheim, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/410

A Kaleidoscope of Futures: Reflections on the Reality of Virtual Learning Oct 25, 2007 AECT Annual International Convention, Anaheim, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/170

Interactive Unpanel: Industry Leaders Answer Your Questions Sept 25, 2007 Research Innovations in Learning Conference, San Jose, California (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/150

E-Learning 2.0 in Development Sept 25, 2007 Research Innovations in Learning Conference, San Jose, California (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/149

Collaboration Tools and Web 2.0 Aug 14, 2007 Invited Talk, Online to Toronto (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/139

Web 2.0 and Your own Learning and Development Jul 23, 2007 Invited Talk, Online to London, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/138

How the Net Works Jul 19, 2007 Annual Conference 2007, Videoconference to Adelaide, Australia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/137

Trends and Impacts of E-Learning 2.0 Jun 13, 2007 International Conference on OpenCourseWare and e-Learning, Taipei, Taiwan (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/136

Open Educational Resources and the Personal Learning Environment Jun 10, 2007 International Conference on OpenCourseWare and e-Learning, Taipei, Taiwan (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/140

OERs in Sustainable Perspective Jun 03, 2007 Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP), Heerlen, Netherlands (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/141

Things You Really Need To learn May 29, 2007 Landelijke Dag Studievaardigheden, 's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/142

Learning and Communities in the Web 2.0 Era May 23, 2007 e-learning 2.0 Symposium, Moncton, New Brunswick (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/143

Personal Learning the Web 2.0 Way May 19, 2007 Webheads in Action Online Conference, Global, online (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/144

Imagining Canada's Best Online Course: An Open Access Project May 14, 2007 2007 CADE/AMTEC conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/147

The Meaning is the Message May 13, 2007 2007 CADE/AMTEC conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/146

Virtual Worlds in Context May 09, 2007 Symposium 2007, London, England (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/148

The Future of Online Learning and Personal Learning Environments Apr 18, 2007 Congreso Internacional de e-Learning, Bogota, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/46

Personal Learning Apr 12, 2007 E-Learning Guild 2007, Boston, USA (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/47

Outside the Envelope Feb 21, 2007 Invitation, Teleconference (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/134

Toward a New Knowledge Society Feb 16, 2007 Invited Seminar, online (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/45

The Recognition Factor Feb 08, 2007 Online Connectivism Conference, Online, Elluminate (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/133

Web 2.0, E-Learning 2.0 and Personal Learning Environments Dec 14, 2006 Special Session, Online (Centra) (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/49

EduPatents: The Gathering Storm Nov 27, 2006 TeachU Seminar, Online (Elluminate) (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/135

Understanding Learning Networks, Reprise Nov 02, 2006 Invited Talk, Moncton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/48

Understanding Learning Networks Oct 28, 2006 Fourth EDEN Research Workshop, Castelldelfels, Spain (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/52

The Future of E-Learning Oct 21, 2006 CGA Canada National Educators Meeting, Toronto, Ontario (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/62

Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge Oct 16, 2006 Invited Session, Charlottetown, PEI (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/65

Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues Sept 27, 2006 eFest, Wellington, New Zealand (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/53

Online World Sept 27, 2006 eFest, Wellington, New Zealand (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/54

Digital Rights Management Sept 15, 2006 IT Integrators Congerence, Sydney, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/50

Blogging and Learning Sept 15, 2006 IT Integrators Conference, Sydney, Australia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/51

Future Learning Resources Sept 12, 2006 Learning Technologies: The Next Five Years, Cape Town, South Africa (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/64

E-Learning 2.0: Tools for Meaningful Learning Sept 12, 2006 Invited Session, Cape Town, South Africa (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/63

Learning objects: What are they good for? Sept 06, 2006 WWW Applications, Bloemfontein, South Africa (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/126

E-Learning 2.0: Tools and Topics Sept 05, 2006 WWW Applications, Bloemfontein, South Africa (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/127

Cooperation and Competition: National Learning Object Repositories Jul 28, 2006 Objetos de Aprendizaje (OA) y Redes de Alta Velocidad, Bogota, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/124

Learning Objects: Their Use, Their Potential, and Why They Are Not Dead Yet Jul 27, 2006 Objetos de Aprendizaje (OA) y Redes de Alta Velocidad, Bogota, Colombia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/123

E-Learning 2.0: Why The New Tools? Jul 18, 2006 e/merge 2006 - Learning Landscapes in Southern Africa, Online, Elluminate (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/104

Learning Networks and the Personal Learning Environment Jun 12, 2006 Invited Seminar, Vienna, Austria (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/68

E-Learning 2.0 - Platform, Not Medium Jun 09, 2006 Micromedia & e-Learning 2.0: Gaining the Big Picture, Innsbruck, Austria (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/97

The Students Own Education Jun 05, 2006 , Milton Keynes, UK (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/82

The Global University Jun 05, 2006 Blue Ribbon Panel, Milton Keynes, UK (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/83

How I became (blog) literate and what (blog) literacy meant to me Jun 02, 2006 blogs.ac.uk, London, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/91

What do we see when we look through a computer? May 30, 2006 CAUCE 2006, Toronto, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/70

The Unkeynote Apr 21, 2006 BCEd Online Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/61

A Conversation With Stephen Downes Apr 21, 2006 BCEd Online Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/60

Distributed Learning Apr 03, 2006 11th Annual IT Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/73

From EduBlogs to the Collective Consciousness Feb 27, 2006 Alaska Society for Technology in Education, Anchorage, Alaska (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/130

From EduBlogs to the Collective Consciousness (Director's Cut) Feb 26, 2006 Alaska Society for Technology in Education, Anchorage, Alaska (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/128

E-Learning 2.0 at the E-Learning Forum Feb 22, 2006 E-Learning Forum, Online (to California) (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/59

Models for Sustainable Open Education Resources Feb 07, 2006 OECD Expert Meeting in Malmo, Malmo, Sweden (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/76

Learning Networks Jan 25, 2006 NRC In-House, Moncton, New Brunswick, Online (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/56

Learning Networks Dec 15, 2005 NRC Client Presentation, Saint John (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/55

On Being Radical Nov 18, 2005 SACE 2005, Regina, Saskatchewan (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/80

Open Learning and the Metauniversity Nov 14, 2005 Open Source for Education in Europe, Heerlen, Netherlands (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/98

E-Learning 2.0 Oct 28, 2005 TESIC, Gander, Newfoundland (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/58

Riding the Wave: Personal Professional Development in an Age of Chaos Oct 27, 2005 TESIC, Gander, Newfoundland (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/57

What E-Learning 2.0 Means To You Sept 14, 2005 Transitions in Advanced Learning, Ottawa, Ontario (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/67

Reaching the Blogosphere Sept 13, 2005 News vs. Noise Conference, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/79

Collaboration and Technology Sept 12, 2005 Alt-C, Manchester, UK (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/113

Principles of Distributed Representation Aug 09, 2005 Seminars in Academic Computing, Snowmass, Colorado (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/109

E-Learning 2.0 (Alberta Cut) Jun 10, 2005 Interface 2005, Edmonton, Alberta (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/106

E-Learning 2.0 Jun 03, 2005 CIDER, Online, Elluminate (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/114

E-Learning: A Kaleidoscope of Options Jun 01, 2005 CAPE, Summerside, Prince Edward Island (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/115

CSTD Panel on the Future of Learning May 27, 2005 CSTD, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/131

How To Be A Good Learner May 26, 2005 This Is IT, North Bay, Ontario (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/86

The Living Arts: The Future of Learning Online May 25, 2005 Invited Presentation, Guelph, Ontario (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/99

Learning Networks: Theory and Practice Mar 09, 2005 International Conference on Methods and Technologies for Learning, Palermo, Italy (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/32

Living in a Distributed World Feb 23, 2005 KnowTips, Online, Elluminate (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/33

Blogging in Education Panel Feb 20, 2005 Northern Voice, Vancouver, British Columbia (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/36

Community Blogging Feb 19, 2005 Northern Voice, Vancouver, British Columbia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/37

Blogging and RSS in Learning Dec 17, 2004 Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/38

Blogging in Education Dec 16, 2004 Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/39

Object Oriented Learning Objects Nov 26, 2004 L'ingenierie pedagogique a l'heure des TIC, Montreal, Quebec (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/41

Global Learn Day Nov 20, 2004 Global Learn Day, online (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/42

Blogs, RSS and Cool Stuff Nov 19, 2004 New Directions in Learning, Whitehorse, Yukon (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/43

New Directions in Learning Nov 18, 2004 New Directions in Learning, Whitehorse, Yukon (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/89

Theory of Learning Networks Nov 10, 2004 Maritime Open Source Technologies, Moncton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/77

Open Digital Rights Management Nov 10, 2004 Maritime Open Source Technology, Moncton, New Brunswick (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/84

Ten Years After Oct 19, 2004 NAWeb 2004, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/72

Knowledge and Learning Oct 11, 2004 Special Sessions, Perth, WA, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/95

The Buntine Oration: Learning Networks Oct 09, 2004 ACE / ACEL, Perth, Australia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/132

Positioning Tasmania as a Leader in ICT Enabled Education and Training Oct 04, 2004 Invited Seminar, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/74

ICT Roundtable Oct 01, 2004 Invited Seminar, Hobart, Tasmania (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/75

Collaboration Workshop Sept 29, 2004 Special Session, Adelaide, SA, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/94

The Future of Online Learning and Knowledge Networks Sept 29, 2004 Special Session, Adelaide, SA, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/93

Blogs, Learning Objects and Other Cool Stuff! Sept 27, 2004 Invited Presentation, Alice Springs, NT, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/112

E-Learning in Easy Pieces Sept 24, 2004 Invited Lecture, Darwin, NT, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/107

Open Education, the Semantic Web and the Personalisation of eLearning Sept 22, 2004 Invited Session, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/122

Knowledge, Learning Objects and The New Student Sept 22, 2004 Invited Session, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/120

A Dog's Breakfast: Roles and Responsibilities for Managers in the Cyber Era Sept 22, 2004 Invited Session, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/118

Open Education, the Semantic Web and the Personalisation of eLearning Sept 20, 2004 Invited Session, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/121

Knowledge, Learning Objects and The New Student Sept 20, 2004 Invited Session, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/119

A Dog's Breakfast: Roles and Responsibilities for Managers in the Cyber Era Sept 20, 2004 Invited Session, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/117

Edging the Techno Frontier Sept 17, 2004 Invited Roundtable, Canberra, ACT, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/88

New Students, New Learning Sept 16, 2004 Invited Lecture, Canberra, ACT, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/87

Reusable Media, Social Software and Openness in Education Sept 04, 2004 Instructional Technology Institute, Logan, Utah (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/69

Quality Standards: It's All About Teaching and Learning? Jun 04, 2004 NUTN 2004, Kennebunkport, Maine (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/85

The Evolving Concept of the Community of Practice May 29, 2004 Building Distributed Communities of Practice, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/102

Projecting Quality May 07, 2004 MADLat, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/90

Distributed Digital Rights Management: The EduSource Approach to DRM Apr 24, 2004 First International Workshop on the Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL), Vienna, Austria (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/168

Distributed Digital Rights Management Mar 30, 2004 Learning Object Summit, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/110

Divergence and Collaboration in eduSource Mar 29, 2004 Learning Object Summit, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/108

Emerging Technologies in E-Learning Mar 15, 2004 RIMA IECF, Quebec City, Quebec (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/103

Blogging and RSS in Learning Jan 27, 2004 Invited Lecture, Online, Elluminate (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/78

Distributed Digital Rights Management Jan 27, 2004 Invited Lecture, Online (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/111

Issues in Digital Rights Management Nov 11, 2003 E-learn 2003, Phoenix, Arizona (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/169

Blogs, Learning Objects, and Other Cool Stuff Oct 19, 2003 NAWeb 2003, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Workshop). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/125

Questions and Possibilities: The Four-Dimensional Future of Metadata Sept 20, 2003 Canadian Metadata Forum, Ottawa, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/81

Forced Education: Schools of the Future Aug 21, 2003 TeLearning Conference, Videoconferenced to Hobart, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/101

Coping With Digital Rights Management Jun 12, 2003 eduSource Industry Forum, Moncton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/105

Tomorrow's Online Teachers Jun 11, 2003 FAME course in Sydney, Australia, Online, Groove (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/71

Learning Objects in a Wider Context Jun 09, 2003 CADE 2003, St. John's, Newfoundland (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/66

DLORN: Distributed Learning Object Repository Network Apr 29, 2003 Open Education: Moving From Concept to Reality, Online (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/44

Coping With Digital Rights Management Mar 24, 2003 eduSource Industry Forum, Toronto, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/2

E-Learning Decisions: Modes, Models and Strategies Feb 25, 2003 Government Online Conference, Ottawa, Canada (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/3

No, Really, This is What We Want Feb 20, 2003 IMS Open Technical Forum, Vancouver, Canada (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/4

One Standard for All: Why We Don't Want It, Why We Don't Need It Jan 17, 2003 Guest Lecture, Edmonton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/5

An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers Dec 03, 2002 eduSource Atlantic, Moncton, Canada (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/6

Learning Object Repositories in Canada Nov 20, 2002 CADE Wide and Witty Weekday, Teleconference (Presentation). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/116

Web Services and Semantic Web for Next Generation of Learning Repositories and Content Management Systems Nov 18, 2002 Advanced Networks Workshop, Montreal, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/7

Design and Reusability of Learning Objects in an Academic Context: A New Economy of Education? Nov 12, 2002 eLearning: una sfida per l'universita, Milan, Italy (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/8

The Role of Quality in e-Learning: From "Page-Turners" to Motivating and Engaging Online Courses Oct 28, 2002 TExpo, Fredericton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/9

The Learning Object Economy Oct 20, 2002 NAWeb, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/10

Syndicated Learning Aug 13, 2002 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison,United States (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/11

Elements of a Distributed Learning Object Repository May 31, 2002 AMTEC, Regina, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/12

The Learning Web May 29, 2002 AMTEC, Regina, Saskatchewan (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/13

Distance Learning in the Daily News May 27, 2002 CADE, Calgary, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/14

Learning Objects, Learning Repositories and Future Trends in eLearning May 15, 2002 E-learning: Let's Talk About It conference, Gatineau, Canada (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/15

Toward a Learning Object Repository Network May 02, 2002 LearnTec, Miramichi, Canada (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/16

A World of Opportunity: E-Learning and Atlantic Canada Mar 20, 2002 Invited Lecture, Fredericton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/17

Learner Centered by Practice: Applying What We Know About Learning and Cognition in Designing for the Online Environment Jan 28, 2002 NLII Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/29

Online Learning: From Virtual to Reality Oct 15, 2001 Net*Working, Brisbane,Australia (Keynote). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/18

The Learning Marketplace Oct 08, 2001 Invited Seminar, Sydney, Australia (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/19

Virtual Communities, Real People Oct 08, 2001 LearnScope, online (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/20

Designing For A Viable Online Professional Development Community Apr 25, 2001 AusWeb, Coff's Harbour, Australia (Poster). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/21

Building a Learning Community Apr 18, 2001 TAFE Frontiers, Melbourne, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/22

Understanding Online Learning Feb 22, 2001 Invited Lecture, Melbourne, Australia (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/23

Distance Education: The Dream Nov 08, 2000 Net*Working 2000, online (Panel). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/31

Content Syndication and Online Learning Oct 16, 2000 NAWeb, Fredericton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/24

Exploring New Directions in Online Learning Oct 14, 2000 NAWeb, Fredericton, Canada (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/25

MuniMall: A Review Oct 06, 2000 Invited Lecture, Edmonton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/26

Aspects of Smart Communities Jun 26, 2000 Municipal Refresher Course, Edmonton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/27

Learning Objects May 05, 2000 Leaders in Learning, Edmonton, Canada (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/30

The New Knowledge Economy Mar 20, 2000 Invited Lecture, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/28

Essentials of Knowledge Management Mar 15, 2000 Invited Lecture, Edmonton, Alberta (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/96

Creating an Online Learning Community Nov 25, 1999 Virtual Schools Symposium, Edmonton, Alberta (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/92

The Future of Online Learning Oct 06, 1998 NAWeb 98, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/100

On-Line Conferencing May 06, 1996 Distance education & technology: Future visions, Second annual professional development workshop, Maryland, Online (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/151

The Painted Porch MAUD, or, Why MUDs are so much better than MOOs Jun 01, 1995 Distance Education Conference, Online (MOO) (Seminar). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/152

In Defense of Meaning Holism Jun 16, 1994 Canadian Philosophical Association National Conference, Calgary, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/153

Critical Thinking in the Classroom Feb 01, 1994 Instructors' Conference, Grande Prairie, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/154

In Defense of Meaning Holism Nov 15, 1992 Western Canada Philosophy Association Annual Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/155

The Problem of Perceptual Error Mar 15, 1992 5th Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, Toronto, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/156

Comment on David Martens (Mount Royal College), First-Person Attitudes and Intentional Action May 15, 1991 All-Alberta Philosophy Conference, Lake Louise, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/157

Foundationalism Mar 15, 1991 4th Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/158

Comment on Susan-Judith Hoffman, Post-Foundationalism: An Alternative to the Debate Mar 15, 1991 4th Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/159

Relevant Similarity Nov 15, 1990 Philosophy Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/160

Self Interest and Self Government Nov 11, 1989 3rd Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, St. John's, Newfoundland (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/161

Evidence and Theory Confirmation Oct 11, 1989 Western Canada Philosophical Association, Calgary, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/162

Moore and Wittgenstein on Scepticism Oct 01, 1989 Philosophy Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/163

Resemblance and Mental Imagery Nov 01, 1988 2nd Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, Hamilton, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/164

A Zen Critique of Transcendental Phenomenology Oct 01, 1988 Philosophy Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/165

Humanism and the Copernican Revolution Mar 01, 1988 University of Alberta Graduate Research Symposium, Edmonton, Alberta (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/166

Models and Modality Nov 01, 1987 1st Annual Canadian Graduate Students' Conference in Philosophy, Guelph, Ontario (Lecture). http://www.downes.ca/presentation/167

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