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Visiting Fellows in Educational Development
Liege, Belgium

François Georges

June - August, 2008

François Georges

François Georges is the assistant director of LabSET, a distance learning research and development centre at the Université de Liège, which assists teachers, institutions, and companies to use technologies to enhance learning. His work at LabSET includes project planning and management, as well as impact assessment. François is also involved in Formasup, a complementary Master’s degree in higher education pedagogy administered through LabSET. In this capacity, he assists participants in the design, implementation, and assessment of online learning or training activities. His main areas of expertise and research involve competency development and learning autonomy. He is currently completing doctoral research on teacher professionalization, focusing on the competencies required to improve the quality of online learning.

Alan Wright and François Georges in front of the Peace Fountain.

Alan Wright and François Georges stand in front of the Peace Fountain.

Alan Wright and François Georges sitting in canoe.

Alan Wright and François Georges explore the marsh by canoe at Point Pelee National Park.

Marie-Jeanne Monette, François Georges and Alan Wright sitting at picnic table.

Marie-Jeanne Monette, François Georges and Alan Wright enjoy lunch on the beach at Point Pelee National Park.

Marianne Poumay and François Georges posing at the southernmost tip of Canada. On the ground beneath them are numerous small Canadian flags planted into the sand.

Marianne Poumay and François Georges stand at the southernmost point of mainland Canada at Point Pelee National Park.

François Georges and Marie-Jeanne Monette standing on beach with kayaks.

François Georges and Marie-Jeanne Monette stand by their kayaks before they embark into the waters of the Detroit River.

François Georges paddling near Pêche Island.

François Georges paddling near Pêche Island.

Marianne Poumay and François Georges stand on a dock with boats in the background.

Marianne Poumay and François Georges pose by boats at the Windsor Yacht Club.

Alan Wright (left) and former Visiting Fellow Marianne Poumay (right) hold copies of Dr. George’s thesis after announcing a successful defense at the Université de Liège, Belgium.

Alan Wright (left) and former Visiting Fellow Marianne Poumay (right) hold copies of Dr. George’s thesis after announcing a successful defense at the Université de Liège, Belgium.