Rory McGreal

Rory McGreal is a Professor of Computer Technologies in Education and the Associate Vice President of Athabasca University – Canada’s Open University based in Alberta, Canada. He is also a UNESCO Chair in Open Educational Resources. He was previously the Executive Director of TeleEducation NB, a bilingual New Brunswick e-learning network. He previously was a supervisor at Contact North, a bilingual distance education network in Northern Ontario. He has also worked abroad in the Middle East, Seychelles (Indian Ocean), and Europe. He has been honored with the Wedemeyer Award for Distance Education practitioner. He researches the implementation and management of distance education systems and networks from technological, pedagogical, and policy perspectives. His present research interests include the use of open educational resources and standards in technology assisted learning, particularly in the development and application of learning objects. He is also researching how these would be applied and formatted on mobile devices for m-learning.

Publications

Intelligent and Adaptive Learning Systems: Technology Enhanced Support for Learners and Teachers
Sabine Graf, Fuhua Lin, Kinshuk, Rory McGreal. © 2012. 424 pages.
Technology enhanced learning takes place in many different forms and contexts, including formal and informal settings, individual and collaborative learning...
E-Learning in Canada
Rory McGreal, Terry Anderson. © 2007. 6 pages.
This article discusses e-learning in Canada.