Dr. Couros, At Last!

I’ve successfully defended my Ph. D. dissertation, and I’m incredibly happy. It feels absolutely terrific to be done!

I have a few minor edits to do, but I thought I would share the (just about) finished dissertation.

The Open Movement: Possibilities and Implications for Education.

This dissertation reports the results of a two-year long research study focused on describing and coming to understand the perceptions and beliefs of a group of educators immersed in open source culture (OSC)

I was lucky to have the help of great participants throughout this study, many who are mentioned by name in the dissertation. Thanks to all of those who participated and for helping me get through this important stage in my own education. I hope that this document is helpful to others, and I expect to have a LOT to say about my findings in the next few months. And of course, thanks to my committee and my advisor Dr. Cyril Kesten for getting me through this.

Happy holidays everyone!