Dr. Bonnie Stewart is an educator fascinated by who we are when we’re online, and by the changing intersections of knowledge, technology, and identity. Associate Professor of Online Pedagogy and Workplace Learning at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Bonnie researches the implications of digital practices and networks for education, for institutions, and for society.
In an era of increasing techno-solutionism, Bonnie focuses on human-centered ways for educators and institutions to navigate change. Grounded in participatory learning and leadership models, Bonnie’s expertise emphasizes open educational practices and digital and data literacies. Her/their current research explores the complexity of equity and belonging within digital publics, as a counter to to AI-focused lenses on contemporary digital education.
Over the last decade, Bonnie has keynoted conferences and workshops throughout North America as well as in Europe, the Middle East, and Australia, and been widely published both in peer-reviewed venues and trade media. A proud recipient of teaching awards at both University of Windsor and UPEI, Bonnie has facilitated courses in technologies, communications, digital pedagogy, leadership, and adult education, and led workshops on digital strategy, data literacies, and digital pedagogies. Bonnie has been a Visiting Fellow with Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona (2019) and the University of the Arts London (2018-2021), and is excited to embark on a fellowship with the University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland in 2024-2025.
Goal for 2024: trying to relearn to write in the open, as a way to leave a mark in the snow.