George Veletsianos

Professor and Canada Research Chair, Royal Roads University

Dr. George Veletsianos is Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology, and Professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. Veletsianos studies emerging technologies and pedagogies and his research aims to understand learners’, educators’, and scholars’ practices and experiences in emerging online settings (e.g., social networks and open learning environments). His research and design/development work have been funded by the SSHRC, Canada Research Chairs program, National Science Foundation, European Union, National Geographic, and Swedish Knowledge Foundation. He shares and writes about his research at http://www.veletsianos.com.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Education and Technology, Royal Roads University
  • 2013–present
    Canada Research Chair, Royal Roads University
  • 2010–2013
    Assistant professor, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2008–2010
    Lecturer, University of Manchester

Education

  • 2008 
    University of Minnesota, Learning Technologies (PhD)
  • 2006 
    University of Minnesota, Learning Technologies (MA)
  • 2004 
    Macalester College, BA