Matthew is a graduate researcher at EILAB, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU. Focusing on Web 3.0 integration and diffusion in education, Matthew explores how the transition to the semantic web will (likely) transform learners and educators. Areas of exploration include virtual worlds, peer-to-peer networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Recognizing the dynamic symbiosis between education and technological innovation, Matthew remains a steadfast proponent of tools and affordances that can enhance and deepen learning environments for all participants. In addition to research, Matthew is currently an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) instructor at the English Language Centre (ELC) at Ontario TechU. In terms of educational background, Matthew holds a BA (Honours) from the University of Toronto in History, with a diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).