Keynote Panelist

What future does instructional design have in today's world of social media and emerging technologies?

Thomas Reeves - University of Georgia,
United States of America

Biographical Information:

Dr. Thomas C. Reeves (Tom) is Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology, Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology, College of Education, The University of Georgia. He has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Georgia State University, and two Masters degrees, one in Library Media from Georgia State University and another in Instructional Technology from Syracuse University. He also earned his Ph.D. at Syracuse University with a focus on program evaluation. He is former Fulbright Lecturer in Peru and he has been an invited speaker in the USA and 30 other countries. In 1995, he was selected as one of the “Top 100” people in multimedia by Multimedia Producer magazine, and from 1997 - 2000, he was the editor of the Journal of Interactive Learning Research. In 2003, he was the first person to receive the AACE Fellowship Award from the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, and in 2010 he was made a Fellow of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE). His Interactive Learning Systems Evaluation book (co-authored with John Hedberg) was published in 2003 and his Guide to Authentic E-Learning book (co-authored with Jan Herrington and Ron Oliver) was published in 2010. The latter book was selected as the Book of the Year by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). His new book, Conducting Educational Design Research (co-authored with Susan McKenney), was published by Routledge in March 2012.

For more information, visit Tom's web site.