George Siemens wrote the forward to Edublogging: A Qualitative Study of Training and Development Bloggers. At that time, he was launching his first MOOC, which was actually THE first MOOC. Now he’s in charge of the Bill and Melinda Gates MOOC Research Initiative.

What floors me in this article was his upbringing which was strict Mennonite. His family fought him every single inch of the way to use technology, but he rebelled, and clearly succeeded.

Way to go, George!

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