Professional Activities

  • Uniminuto, Bogota, Colombia, Advisor for Educational Innovation Strategy
  • English Helper, Advisory Board
  • Learnlaunch Institute, Boston, Advisory Board
  • Pragya Systems, Advisory Board
  • ICDE Research and Innovation Task Force, Member
  • Smithsonian, Advisor for Digital Future
  • New Media Consortium, Chair, Board of Directors (2013)
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-MIT, Symposium on K-12 Online Learning, MIT, January 25-27, 2012, Co-Chair
  • IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE 2012), Amritapuri, Kerala, India, January 3-5, 2012, Co-Chair
  • Advisory Board, International Association for Smart Learning Environments and Journal.
  • Educause Next Generation Learning Challenges grant initiatives: Advisor, Bridge to Success (B2S) and Kaleidoscope (2011–2012).
  • Lumina Foundation, Advisor Next Generation of Student Support.
  • Educational Development Center, Inc., Board of Trustees, 2010.
  • Qatar Foundation International, Advisor, Chair of Working Group for Educational Technology and Innovation, 2010-present
  • Singapore University for Technology and Design, Advisor for IT, 2010.
  • Member, Scientific Editorial Board., RUSC (2009–present).
  • Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Open education and technology strategy.
  • Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council, Subcommittee on Infrastructure an Sustainability, 2010.
  • UNESCO, Communication and Information Sector, Strategy for Open Suite (OER, Policy and Technology), 2009.
  • University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Advisor for educational innovation and technology strategy, 2007–present.
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, Advisory Committee for Computing Services, 2006.
  • National Knowledge Commission, India, Advisor, December 2005-present
  • Ecole Polytechnic Federale Lausanne, Switzerland, Academic Communications and Planning, 2006.
  • University of California, Berkeley, External Review Committee for IT, 2005.
  • OECD, Barcelona, 2006.
  • Applications Strategy Council, Internet2, Member (2004–2007)
  • CURRIKI Global Education Learning, Advisory Board, 2004 - Present Advisory Board, 2004.
  • National Academy of Engineering, Member Expert Steering Committee, Workshop on Interoperability, 2002.
  • Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Online Edition, Member, International Editorial Board.
  • Corporation for Research Education Networking, Trustee (1998–2001).
  • CAUSE Recognitions Committee member (1977–2000).
  • NLII Teaching and Learning Bridge Task Force.
  • Industrial Liaison Program, MIT.
  • Ivy+ Academic Computing Directors, member (1996–present).
  • CAUSE Professional Development Committee member (1998–2000)
  • Seminars on Academic Computing, Chair, Governing Board (1995–1997), Board Member (1994–1997), Program Committee Chair (1994–1995, 1999).
  • New England Regional Computing Program, NERCOMP, Board Member, present, Chair (1997–1998), Program Committee Chair (1995–1998).
  • American Association for Higher Education's (AAHE) Teaching, Learning and Technology Group.
  • Advisory Board - NIIT, India.
  • Apple Higher Education Advisory Board (1997–1998).
  • EUIT, Educom Steering Committee, 1993.
  • FAPESP,TIDIA,Sao Paulo, Brazil, Program and Project Review for Advanced N, 2003.
  • Ecole Poytechnic Federale Lausanne, Switzerland, Chair of External Review (audit) Committee for IT, 2002.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Educational Technology strategies, 2002.
  • University of California, Berkeley, External Review Committee for Educational Technology.
  • Keene State College, New Hampshire, Planning for Educational Technology.
  • Annenberg CP/B Seminar on Video for Faculty Development, California State. University, Hayward, April 1995: The potential of WWW for faculty Development.
  • Follett Corporation, Chicago, January 1995: A Strategic Planning exercise for "the future of the book."
  • Academy for Educational Development, Washington, D.C. 1986: Preliminary study for Automated System Development for Scholarship Processing and Tracking, Ministry of Education, Zimbabwe.
  • Several Colleges and K-12 systems in the Northeast: Planning for integrating computers and communications in the educational process; developing collaborative projects and grants; teacher training in technology use.