Jon Dron

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    1998 …2024

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    Jon Dron is the associate dean, learning and assessment, and a full professor in the Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University. He has received national and institutional awards for his teaching, is author of various award-winning research papers and is a regular keynote speaker. His research is cross-disciplinary, straddling many areas of technology, learning, and education, about which he has authored three books and many papers. He used to sing swing for a living for 10 years, and managed IT support departments before becoming an academic. He has formal qualifications in philosophy, information systems, university education, and learning technologies. Web: https://jondron.ca

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, University of Brighton

    … → 2002

    Msc, University of Brighton

    … → 1992

    BA(hons), University of Sussex

    … → 1982

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    • The emergence of autonomy in intertwingled learning environments: a model of teaching and learning

      Ardito, G. & Dron, J., 2024, In: Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 52, 2, p. 241-264 24 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalJournal Articlepeer-review

    • Informal Learning in Digital Contexts

      Dron, J. & Anderson, T., 1 Jan. 2023, Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education. p. 1373-1389 17 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

      Open Access
    • On being written

      Dron, J., 18 Aug. 2023, Research, Writing, and Creative Process in Open and Distance Education: Tales from the Field. p. 33-45 13 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

      Open Access
    • Pedagogical Paradigms in Open and Distance Education

      Dron, J. & Anderson, T., 1 Jan. 2023, Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education. p. 147-163 17 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

      Open Access
    • The Human Nature of Generative AIs and the Technological Nature of Humanity: Implications for Education

      Dron, J., Dec. 2023, In: Digital. 3, 4, p. 319-335 17 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

      Open Access
      2 Citations (Scopus)