Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media

Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for Edublogs and Twitter Handles. The list includes past AACE conference keynote speakers, conference committee members and EdITLib contributors.

EdTech Scholars' Twitter Profiles

Who is Who in Twitter?

Terry Anderson
@terguy
Professor in Distance Education at Athabasca University (CA)
Topics: Digital Scholarship, Open Education, Educational Technology, Learning Networks, MOOCs
Blog: http://terrya.edublogs.org/


Tony Bates
@drtonybates
Consultant in E-Learning and Distance Education (CA)
Topics: Instructional Design, Open Access, Open Education, Educational Technology, Strategy and Innovation, E-Books, Open Textbooks
Blog: http://www.tonybates.ca/


Curtis Bonk
@travelinedman
Professor of Instructional Systems Technology in the School of Education at Indiana University (US)
Topics: Open Education, Self-Directed Learning, Motivation, MOOCs, OER, Instructional Design, Global Learning
Blog: http://travelinedman.blogspot.com/


danah boyd
@zephoria
Scholar at Microsoft Research, Founder of Data & Society Research Center, Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center (US)
Topics: Social Media, Youth Culture, Internet Culture, Big Data, Social Networ
Blog: http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/


Saul Carliner
@saulcarliner
Professor of Educational Technology at Concordia University (US)
Topics: Workplace Learning, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Organizational Development


Grainne Conole
@gconole
Professor of Learning Innovation at School of Education, Bath Spa University (UK)
Topics: Online Learning, Higher Education, Learning Design, OER, Learner Experience, Learning Theories, Methodologies
Blog: http://e4innovation.com/


Alec Couros
@courosa
Professor of Educational Technology & Media, University of Regina (CA)
Topics: Personal Learning Networks, Personal Learning Environments
Blog: http://educationaltechnology.ca/couros/


Mark Curcher
@macurcher
Director of 21st Century Educators Program, Tampere University of Applied Sciences (FI)
Topics: Teacher Development, Entrepreneurship, EduPunk, Innovation, Educational Technology


Laura Czerniewicz
@Czernie
Director of Center for Educational Technology at University of Cape Town (SA)
Topics: Higher Education, Digital Scholarship, Open Education, Digital Divide, Mobile Learning, OER
Blog: http://lauraczerniewicz.uct.ac.za/


Nellie Deutsch
@nelliemuller
EFL teacher, faculty at Atlantic University (US), founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) and Moodle for Teaches (M4T)
Topics: Online Collaborative Learning, Moodle, Teacher Education, EFL, MOOCs, K-12


Aaron Doering
@chasingseals
Associate Professor of Learning Technologies / Learning Technologies Media Lab Director at University of Minnesota (US)
Topics: Adventure Learning, Experiental Learning, Design Based Research, Innovative Learning Design, Photography, Multimedia


Stephen Downes
@oldaily
Senior Researcher at National Research Council of Canada (CA)
Topics: Personal Learning Environments, cMOOCs, Connectivism, Sensemaking, Networked Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education, K-12
Blog: http://www.downes.ca/news/OLDaily.htm


Jon Dron
@jondron
Professor at School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University (CA)
Topics: Digital Scholarship, Open Education, Educational Technology, Learning Networks, MOOCs
Blog: https://landing.athabascau.ca/blog/owner/jond


Ann Hill Diun
@AHDuin
Professor at Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota (US)
Topics: Organizational Development, Higher Education, Personal Learning Environments, Portfolios, Social Networks


Alan Levine
@cogdog
Educational Media Consultant (US)
Topics: Digital Storytelling, Educational Technology, cMOOCs, Podcasting, Photography, Multimedia
Blog: http://cogdogblog.com/


Charles Miller
@design2research
Associate professor of Learning Technologies at University of Minnesota (US)
Topics: Adventure Learning, Experiental Learning, Design Based Research, Innovative Learning Design, Photography, Multimedia


Howard Rheingold
@hrheingold
Researcher, Author, Visiting lecturer in Stanford University’s Department of Communication (US)
Topics: Learning Communities, Virtual Communities


George Siemens
@gsiemens
Director of Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab (LINK) at University of Texas at Arlington (US)
Topics: Collective Intelligence, Connectivism, Learning Analytics, Learning Networks, Big Data, MOOCs
Blog: www.elearnspace.org/blog/


Martin Weller
@mweller
Professor of Educational Technology in the Institute of Educational Technology at Open University (UK)
Topics: Digital Scholarship, Open Education, OER, Open Access
Blog: http://blog.edtechie.net/


Steve Wheeler
@timbuckteeth
Professor ofLearning Technology in the Plymouth Institute of Education at Plymouth University (UK).
Topics: E-Learning, Mobile Learning, Web 2.0, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasting, Distance Education, Social Networks
Blog: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/


 

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  1. Very educative it will be when connected to the respective authorities in the field of edutech. Thanks for the guidance.

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