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Athabasca University

Dr. Mohamed Ally

Professor and EdD Program Director



Dr. Ally is Professor and Program Director of the Doctoral Program and Researcher in the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University in Canada. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada. His current areas of research include mobile learning, e-learning, distance education and use of emerging learning technologies in education and training.

Dr. Ally is Past-President of the International Federation of Training and Development Organizations (IFTDO) and is one of the Founding Directors of the International Association of Mobile Learning (IamLearn) and the International Association of Blended Learning (IABL).

He recently edited 15 books on the use of emerging technologies in education. His book “Mobile Learning: Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training” won the Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for significant contribution to distance education. Dr. Ally has presented keynote speeches, papers, and workshops in many countries.

Updated July 21 2020 by DE

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