George Siemens

Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh; Professor and Director of LINK Research Lab, University of Texas, Arlington

George Siemens, Professor and Executive Director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab at University of Texas, Arlington

George researches, technology, networks, analytics, and openness in education. He is Professor and the Executive Director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab at University of Texas, Arlington and cross-appointed with the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University. He has delivered keynote addresses in more than 35 countries on the influence of technology and media on education, organizations, and society. His work has been profiled in provincial, national, and international newspapers (including NY Times), radio, and television.

His research has received numerous awards, including honorary doctorates from Universidad de San Martín de Porres and Fraser Valley University for his pioneering work in learning, technology, and networks.

More on George's work is available from his blog here.

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Honorary appointments of top researchers in learning analytics with the school

7 Jan 2016
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Professor Shane Dawson and Professor George Siemens have been appointed as honorary professors and Dr. Ryan Baker as an honorary fellow with the Moray House School of Education. The pioneers in the field of learning analytics, Baker, Dawson, and Siemens bring world-class research expertise, extensive social networks, and commitment to innovation and promotion of digital education.