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The Festival of Learning 2016 has ended, it took place June 6–9, 2016. This post-secondary education event hosted more than 400 delegates, offering a variety of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, as well as social and networking events. Don’t miss the next Festival of Learning 2018 happening May 28-30, 2018.

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Farhad Dastur

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Board of Governors
Surrey, BC
Farhad Dastur did his graduate work in psychology at Dalhousie University. Currently, he is a faculty member at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Farhad has taught, advocated, and done research in open education. He has developed open courses and resources for Thompson Rivers University, the OER universitas, and BCcampus. He has conducted and presented research on the efficacy of open textbooks. His current project involves integrating H5P learning activities in an open textbook on social psychology.
Farhad’s research interests include open education, evolutionary psychology, cognitive psychology, cognitive ergonomics, and virtual reality. His belief in the value of experiential education led him to co-instruct a field school in Colombia’s Amazon rainforest.