Dr. Norm Friesen is Canada Research Chair in E-Learning Practices at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Friesen is author of Re-Thinking E-Learning Research: Foundations, Methods and Practices, and also of The Place of the Classroom and the Space of the Screen: Relational Pedagogy and Internet Technology. Dr. Friesen is co-editor of the journals Phenomenology & Practice (www.phandpr.org) and E-Learning and Digital Media (www.wwwords.co.uk/elea/). He is Director of the New Media Studies Research Centre (nms.tru.ca), and is presently undertaking federally-funded research in media and education.