Dave Cormier

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NameDave Cormier
PositionNon-Academic
EmailDavCormier@upei.ca
Department(s)Integrated Communications
Phone566-0908
BuildingRobertson Library 234C
Websitehttp://davecormier.com

Dave Cormier

Biography

Title: Manager, Web Communications and Innovations

Dave Cormier is an educational activist, researcher, online community advocate and the Manager of Web Communications and Innovations at the University of Prince Edward Island. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), Digital Identity, and practical classroom uses of virtual worlds.

His educational journey started in 1998 teaching little children to speak English. The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all. That winter he started using discussion forums to bring all of his students together in a writing community (and to digitally keep track of their work) and he hasn’t looked back. He’s since helped organize online communities of teachers, spoken at events around the world and worked to understand how internet changes what it means to know. His educational exploration partners have included faculty and researchers from well-known universities, and lone teachers in small town classrooms. Some of them are even still talking to him.

Dave’s keynotes in the last couple of years have centred around how coming to know is a messy, imprecise process at once intensely individual and necessarily embedded in a community - Rhizomatic Learning. You can follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/davecormier or follow his thoughts at http://davecormier.com


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Research Interests

  • rhizomatic learning
  • open education

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    Proposal for a Conceptual Framework for Educators to Describe and Design MOOCsAlario-Hoyos, Carlos ; Pérez-Sanagustín, Mar ; Cormier, Dave ; Delgado-Kloos, Carlos

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