Graham Lean is an associate researcher at the EILab, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU. He holds a BA in Sociology from Newcastle University and is currently pursuing a Master of Education with Ontario Tech. Graham has over ten years of experience teaching English language and literacy to students worldwide. He is now a professor at Centennial College’s School of Advancement, teaching communications and general education courses. His areas of interest include critical pedagogies for online learning, democratizing online learning, student agency and digital technology, metacognition, and authentic assessment.