Dr. Rob McTavish began work in the area of Online and Distance Education with provincial government (Technology and Distance Education Branch of the Ministry of Education) in 1995 and has since been employed since 2001 as a Program Director at Simon Fraser University in the Centre for Online and Distance Education. His doctoral research investigated self-regulated learning, and in particular study behaviour in online environments.

He has participated in international work in Cuba, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Botswana, Cambodia and Thailand and has an interest in how online learning can be used to provide opportunities in rural settings.

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