George Siemens

Teach Globally, Accredit Locally: An Interview with George Siemens

Alan Mandell, Nan L. Travers


In each issue of PLAIO, we include interviews with scholars and practitioners whose work provides us with new insights into prior learning assessment – into the recognition of experiential learning.

In PLAIO #3, we offer three interviews: one with Sally Johnstone, a second with Diana Oblinger and finally, an interview with George Siemens.

In this interview, George Siemens, professor, researcher and currently the associate director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute at Athabasca University, describes “a kind of learning that emphasizes a learner’s ability to understand how entities are connected across a complex space.”

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