May 27 – June 2, 2023
Call for Proposals Closed.
Late submissions will be processed and accepted based on available room in the program.
Join us to hear from the following scholars and practitioners as they share about our conference theme Reckonings and Re-Imaginings.
Dr Glenda Cox is a senior lecturer in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT: http://www.cilt.uct.ac.za/) at the University of Cape Town and her portfolio includes postgraduate teaching, Curriculum change projects, Open Education, and Staff development. She holds the UNESCO chair in Open Education and Social Justice (2021-2024). She is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Students as Partners (joined in 2022). She is passionate about the role of Open Education in the changing world of Higher Education. Dr Glenda Cox is currently the Principal Investigator in the Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) initiative. Her current research includes analysing the role of open textbooks for social justice.
Bianca is a Junior Research Fellow in the Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) project and drives the research arm of the initiative. She is currently a PhD candidate in Anthropology at UCT. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Psychology and a Master’s in Social Anthropology from the University of Witwatersrand. Her work has revolved around gender, sexuality, youth and health, with a great interest in how young people experience, interrogate and contribute to the worlds around them. Her doctoral work explores understandings of TB in the township of Khayelitsha through a youth-based community engagement project. Her research background and varied research experiences fuel her current interests in open education, open educational resources, open textbooks and social justice with a keen interest in the inclusion and recognition of student voices
Sarah Elaine Eaton
Sarah Elaine Eaton, PhD, is an associate professor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada and an Honorary Associate Professor, Deakin University, Australia. She has received research awards of excellence for her scholarship on academic integrity from the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) (2020) and the European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI) (2022). Dr. Eaton has written and presented extensively on academic integrity and ethics in higher education and is regularly invited as a media guest to talk about academic misconduct. Dr. Eaton is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal for Educational Integrity.
Her books include Plagiarism in Higher Education: Tackling Tough Topics in Academic Integrity, Academic Integrity in Canada: An Enduring and Essential Challenge (Eaton & Christensen Hughes, eds.), Contract Cheating in Higher Education: Global Perspectives on Theory, Practice, and Policy (Eaton, Curtis, Stoesz, Clare, Rundle, & Seeland, eds.), and Ethics and Integrity in Teacher Education (Eaton & Khan, eds.) and Fake Degrees and Fraudulent Credentials in Higher Education (Eaton, Carmichael, & Pethrick, eds.). She is also the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of Academic Integrity (2nd ed., Springer), which is currently under development.
Faculty Profile: https://profiles.ucalgary.ca/sarah-elaine-eaton
Personal Blog: https://drsaraheaton.wordpress.com/
Nick is a proud Kanyen’keha:ka and member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. He is a father, partner, uncle, and educator. Sharing truth alongside messages of hope and resiliency through the vehicle of education is what interests and drives Nick.
Nick has worked in education for over 17 years in many roles including: a high school OCT certified teacher, a school board Indigenous Education Lead, and more recently as an Education Officer in the Ministry of Education. In September 2015, Nick was seconded to the Ministry of Education where he had the opportunity to work collaboratively on the development of Ontario’s curriculum strategy for the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Nick currently works in the Indigenous Education Office within the Ministry of Education and also works independently to support the recruitment, hiring, and retainment of Indigenous Peoples in the private sector workforce.
Grounded by the incredible support and generosity of Elders, Knowledge Keepers, community, family, and friends has allowed Nick to share space in a variety of educational settings. To move along a reconciliatory path, Nick has always believed that the foundation of this journey is rooted in strong relationships built on respect, understanding, and reciprocity.
Paul Prinsloo is a Research Professor in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in the Department of Business Management, College of Economic and Management Sciences, University of South Africa (Unisa). He is a Visiting Professor at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany as well as at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), a Research Associate for Contact North/Contact Nord (Canada), a Fellow of the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), member of the Executive Committee for the Society of Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and serves on several editorial boards. His research focuses on student success in distributed education contexts, the ethical collection, analysis and use of student data in learning analytics, and digital identities. He was born curious and in trouble and nothing has changed since then.
His blog is accessible here and his Twitter/Mastodon.social alias is @14prinsp