Dr. D. Randy Garrison

Dr. D. Randy GarrisonD. Randy Garrison is professor emeritus at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Garrison has published extensively on teaching and learning in adult, higher and distance education contexts. He has authored, co-authored or edited eleven books and over 100 refereed articles/chapters. His recent books are: Garrison, D. R. (2017). E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Community of Inquiry Framework for Research and Practice (3rd Edition) (2017). Thinking Collaboratively: Learning in a Community of Inquiry (2016); Teaching in blended learning environments: Creating and sustaining communities of inquiry (2013); Educational Communities of Inquiry: Theoretical Framework, Research and Practice (2013); E-Learning in the 21st century (2nd Ed.) (2011); An Introduction to Distance Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era (2010); and Blended Learning in Higher Education (2008).

He has also won several awards including the 2009 Sloan-C Award for Most Outstanding Achievement in Online Learning by an Individual and recently won a book award – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Division of Distance Learning Book Award (2nd place), 2017.

Dr. Garrison’s CV