Skip to main content

Request info

RIA #42: Dr. George Veletsianos on Sharing Research Online


Dr. George Veletsianos

Dr. George Veletsianos

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. George Veletsianos, who holds a Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology and is an Associate Professor at Royal Roads University. George is a former Fulbright scholar and early-career fellow of the Network of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning, a European Union Initiative. His research has been dedicated to understanding the practices and experiences of learners, educators, and scholars in emerging digital environments. In particular, he studies online social networks, open scholarship/education, and emerging technologies. He is the author of Social Media in Academia: Networked Scholars (Routledge, 2016), Online learning: Emerging Technologies and Emerging Practices (Athabasca University Press, in press), Emerging Technologies in Distance Education (Athabasca University Press, 2010), and Learner Experiences in MOOCs and Open Online Learning (Hybrid Pedagogy, 2013). Individually and collaboratively, he has also published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters and given more than 100 talks at conferences and events worldwide. His research has been funded by the Canada Research Chairs Program, the National Science Foundation, the European Union, National Geographic, and the Swedish Knowledge Foundation.

Transcript (.docx)

Show Notes

Would you like to incorporate this episode of “Research in Action” into your course? Download the Episode 42 Instructor Guide (.pdf) or visit our Podcast Instructor Guides page to find additional information.

Segment 1: Academics and Social Media [00:00-09:56]

In this first segment, George shares about how he became interested in social media as a research topic.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Promoting Scholarship [09:57-20:42]

In segment two, George shares about some of his methods for promoting scholarship online.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Social Media Engagement as an Academic [20:43-32:36]

In segment three, George discusses his own social media practices and chats about taking digital sabbaticals.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip: Choosing How to Engage in Social Media [00:00-04:28]

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, post a comment below or contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast
Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.