Dr. Jon Baggaley
Centre for Distance Education
Athabasca University, Alberta
B.A. (Hons) University of Sheffield
Ph.D. University of Sheffield
Jon Baggaley is a psychologist specializing in the educational effects of communications media. He has taught previously at universities in Liverpool, Newfoundland, and Montreal, and is author/editor of 20 books/ volumes including Dynamics of Television (with Steven Duck), Psychology of the TV Image, Evaluation of Educational Television, Distance Education Technologies in Asia, (2010); Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Education, (2010) and Harmonizing Global Education (2011); also over 200 articles on media research and evaluation. Baggaley was founding editor of the Journal of Educational Media (formerly J. E. TV). He has consulted on the design of educational media campaigns for government and broadcasting organizations in Canada and the US, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Britain, Germany, Norway, Russia, Ukraine, Kenya, South Africa, Bangladesh, and in over 20 Asia-Pacific countries. As Chair and Director of Educational Technology at Athabasca University, Baggaley has been responsible for the development of new media technologies, and of policy for the distance-based delivery of the University's programmes.
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