Lisa Petrides

CEO, Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education

Lisa Petrides is president of the <a href="">Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education</a> a non-profit education research and design institute in Half Moon Bay, CA, works to transform teaching and learning through social science research, creating research-based innovations, and building capacity to improve information access and knowledge sharing. Petrides is a noted innovator working at the forefront of how developments in open source and social learning impact educational practice and policy. This includes the creation of <a href="">OER Commons</a>, an open source teaching and learning network that supports the creation and reuse of open educational resources, and <a href="">Big Ideas Fest</a>.<br /> <br /> Petrides, a former professor in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College, also blogs at <a href="">Lisa is Learning</a>.