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RIA # 98: Dr. Bonnie Stewart on Opening the Dissertation

Dr. Bonnie Stewart

Dr. Bonnie Stewart

On this episode, Katie is joined by Bonnie Stewart, an educator and social media researcher fascinated by who we are when we’re online. Program Lead | Designer for Experiential Education at the University of Prince Edward Island, and Founder | Director of the media literacy initiative Antigonish 2.0, Bonnie is interested in the intersections of knowledge, technology, and identity. As Director of Edactive Technologies, Inc., Bonnie keynotes and consults about digital strategy, digital pedagogy, and community capacity-building around the world.

Bonnie’s work is centered in her capacity to help people find meaningful ways to work and think together. Based in participatory leadership models, her research, workshops, and teaching explore the changing realities of contemporary higher education. Bonnie has worked as a teacher and facilitator, online and off, for more than two decades, and enjoys few things more than a lively discussion. She does her best thinking out loud on Twitter as @bonstewart.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Opening the Dissertation [00:00-15:34]

In this first segment, Bonnie shares about how she opened the process of her dissertation to a larger audience.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Opening the Dissertation Defense [15:35-35:51]

In segment two, Bonnie shares about her experience with an open dissertation defense.

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