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Individual Membership

There are 31 questions in this survey.
Contact Information
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First Name
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Last Name
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Is this your home or work address?
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If your website is a blog with a RSS feed and a category "OTESSA," would you like us to aggregate your OTESSA posts on our website?
Twitter - Please enter your Twitter handle if you would like us to add you to a Twitter list of the OTESSA community
Dept, Faculty, or Unit (if applicable)
Biographical Information
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Are you a graduate student?
What is your highest degree?
If you are a graduate student, please select the degree you are currently enrolled in.
Please enter your degree specializations as applicable or leave blank otherwise.
For example, you may have a Bachelor's specialization in Education and a thesis-based Master's specialization in Educational Technology. Please leave the fields blank for the credentials you do not hold.
Year Granted for Highest Degree
University of Highest Degree

Discount Eligibility: Please select if you identify with one of the following categories that are eligible for discounted membership and registration. If you think we omitted a category that should be included for discount eligibility, please add it in the "other" field.

Please note that we are happy to consider extenuating personal circumstances for discounts on a case-by-case basis. This question addresses categories for groups of individuals.

Year of Birth (Optional)
Gender Identity (Optional)

Do you consider yourself to be: (Optional)

Communication Preferences
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Which language would you prefer we use to send you OTESSA communication?

Are you interested in volunteering as a reviewer for the OTESSA Conference or Journal (for either the research or practice streams)?

Please indicate which of the following topics you would like to receive emails about.

Please indicate if you would like your name and the following information as entered above to appear in a password-protected online membership directory:

Note: We will not include biographical information and would exclude phone and home address from the contact information.


Please identify your:

  • keywords of interest (what you would like to learn more about),
  • keywords in which you have some background, and
  • keywords of expertise (what you consider your strength and are able to teach others).

We will use this information to understand our community better and what we can do to support member learning in their areas of interest and those with expertise who can offer invited sessions or papers.

Area of Interest Interested and Have Some Background Area of Expertise
Open Education/Pedagogy
Technology & Pedagogy (Personalized, PBL, Makerspace, Large Lecture, etc.)
Learning Theories
Online, Blended/Hybrid (in class and online consecutive), or Blended Online (asynchronous online and synchronous online)
Multi-access, Blended Synchronous, or HyFlex (concurrent merging of modes)
Networked Learning / Social Media in Education
Technology Integrated Learning
Digital or Open Scholarship
Technology and Society
Learning Analytics
Systems Thinking, Educational Change, Innovation, and Adoption Theories
Design and Multimedia Development
Technology in Indigenous & Settler Education and Reconciliation
Technology and Inclusion, Diversity, and Accessibility
Teaching and Learning of Coding and Engineering
Knowledge Construction, Management, and Sharing
The Internet and Privacy, Safety, Consent, and Data Ownership
Technology and Culture, Participation, and Engagement
Gaming in Education
Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education
Administration, Policy, and Enterprise Solutions for Technology-Integrated and Open Learning
Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (AI, AR, VR, etc.)
Technology-Enabled Assessment and Portfolios
Theoretical Development
Qualitative Research Methods and Analyses
Quantitative Research Methods and Analyses
Mixed Methods Research
Other Areas of Interest or Expertise
Your Context(s)
Your Input
Feel free to leave us any comments you may have about OTESSA, what you hope to see, and how we might serve you best within the conference or through broader initiatives.
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I understand that this is an annual membership. OTESSA’s fiscal year is January 1 to December 31, therefore annual memberships will expire on December 31st and are not pro-rated. I also understand that membership dues are non-refundable. I hereby authorize the organization to retain personal information about me in an internal database that may be used for future communication regarding activities, benefits and services available to members. OTESSA does not rent or sell its membership information. Once you click submit, you will be taken to a payment window to complete your membership registration.