Curt Bonk is a former corporate controller and CPA, who, after becoming sufficiently bored with that, received his master?s and Ph.D. degrees in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin. After serving on the faculty of West Virginia University from 1989 to 1992, Curt arrived at Indiana University in 1992 where he was a Professor of Educational Psychology for 13 years. In the summer of 2005 he moved to the Department of Instructional Systems Technology at IU. Dr. Bonk is also a Senior Research Fellow with the Advanced Distributed Learning Lab within the Department of Defense and a founding member of the Center for Research on Learning and Technology at IU. He has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards from IU as well as the CyberStar Award from the Indiana Information Technology Association in 2002, the Most Outstanding Achievement Award from the U.S. Distance Learning Association in 2003, and the Most Innovative Teaching in a Distance Education Program Award from the State of Indiana in 2003. In 2004, Bonk received an alumni achievement award from the University of Wisconsin. During the past two years, Dr. Bonk has presented over 175 talks around the globe related to online teaching and learning, including ones at universities in China, Australia, Korea, Finland, Ireland, Taiwan, Malaysia, Spain, Iceland, the UK, and the United Arab Emirates. Curt has more than 100 publications on topics such as online learning pedagogy, massive multiplayer online gaming, collaborative technologies, synchronous and asynchronous computer conferencing, and frameworks for Web-based instruction and evaluation. Currently, he is working on the ?Handbook of Blended Learning Environments: Global Perspectives, Local Designs,? to be published by Pfeiffer Publishing in December 2005. Finally, he is President of CourseShare and SurveyShare and can be contacted at or via his homepage at

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