Brian Lamb, University of British Columbia/CAN

Brian LambBrian Lamb is Manager, Emerging Technologies and Digital Content with the Office of Learning Technology at The University of British Columbia. He teaches a course on "Text Technologies: The Changing Spaces of Reding andWriting"" for UBC's Master of Educational Technology Program.  He mutters ill-tempered observation arning, open education, disruptive technologies and other such things at his weblog, Abject Learning.

Closing Panel "Open Trends in Higher Education: Imperatives and Challenges"

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 14:00 - 15:30

"My philosophy can be summarized by borrowing the title of the Errol Morris film, "Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control." Within the contexts of open content and open standards, I believe that online education is most dynamic and effective when users maintain control over their own environments and interact with the global wider web with minimal points of friction."