Body of Work & Presentations

Where you can find me in 2018 (so far):

I’ll be talking about open educational practices (OEP) and open educational resources (OER) a lot.


May 24-25, 2018 – Advancing Learning, Fanshawe College, London, Ontario. Adopting, Adapting, and Creating Open Textbooks with Pressbooks.

May 31, 2018 – Open Day at Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario.

October 10-12, 2018 – Open Education Conference, Niagara Falls, New York. eCampusOntario Research: A Starting Place for OER Growth.


May 7, 2018 – OESummit at University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario. Intro to Pressbooks: Adapting and Creating OER with eCampusOntario (with my colleague Peggy French).

April 24-26, 2018 – OEGlobal Conference 2018, Delft, Netherlands. Increasing Use of OER in Ontario: A Sensemaking Approach, and Forging an Open Path: The eCampusOntario OE Fellows panel.

April 13-15, 2018 – Creative Commons Summit 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SDGs, OER, and OEP: A World of Acronyms for Open Global Education with Werner Westermann! Also, Common Connections: Find a Home on the Open Range, How Might We Destroy the Open Movement, and Open Pedagogy: An Invitation to Collaboration.

October 16-19, 2017 – World Conference on Online Learning, ICDE 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Building Open Community in Higher Education.

June 13, 2017 – 2017 Northeast Regional OER Summit, Amherst, MA. Short presentation on the Ontario Open Rangers initiative for eCampusOntario.

February 22, 2017 – Educational Developers Conference 2017 (EDC2017), Guelph, Ontario. Three-hour pre-conference workshop: (re) Thinking Resources: Open Opportunities in Higher Education.

March 5-10, 2017 – OE Global 2017, Cape Town, South Africa. Action Lab: 120 Minutes of Very Messy Learning.

Referencing Pamela Slim’s amazing book by the same title, here are some excerpts from my body of work:

Global Freshman Academy edX MOOCs where I led the design team…

Master’s Thesis – Essential Practices for Online Instruction

Slideshares – Presentations on a variety of topics

Educational Videos – Still working on finding and amalgamating these…

Wide World Ed YouTube Channel