National Research Council, Canada
Stephen Downes specializes in research in online learning, online communities, and knowledge management. He is best known for his essays "The Future of Online Learning" and "Learning Objects." He also publishes a daily newsletter (OLDaily) about online learning.
Previous to his current position, Downes was employed as an information architect at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. There he designed and built a major Internet resource called MuniMall, a one-stop site for all components of the municipal affairs sector and municipalities in Alberta. Downes was also employed as a distance education and new instructional media design specialist with Assiniboine Community College in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Prior to that, he taught philosophy by distance for Athabasca University.
Downes holds a BA and an MA, both in philosophy, from the University of Calgary.downloadable pc gameshidden objects gamespc game downloadsmatch 3 gameskids gamesdownloadable gamespuzzle gamesword gamescard games