2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan Cohen


Picture of Dr. Dan Cohen

Dr. Dan Cohen is the Vice Provost for Information Collaboration, Dean of the Libraries, and Professor of History at Northeastern University. His work has focused on the impact of digital media and technology on all aspects of knowledge and learning, from the nature of libraries and their evolving resources, to twenty-first century research techniques and software tools, to the changing landscape of communication and publication.

In his Keynote presentation to the 13th Annual Massachusetts Colleges Online Conference, Dr. Cohen will examine how online courses have the potential to connect information, rich media and people across the country and around the world. Dr. Dan Cohen will speak on the promise of online tools to facilitate learning and scholarship. Tools such as the Digital Public Library of America, Zotero and Omeka facilitate research, exhibition and learning by students and faculty in the digital space.