Ken is an expert in the uses and applications of social media in educational contexts. He established the Second Life program at Loyalist College which received the college’s Ontario award for innovation for 2008. At Loyalist, Ken designs applied learning experiences using Second Life, including a recent Canadian border-crossing simulation. He is a regular speaker at conferences and online seminars. The Virtual World Design Centre at Loyalist works with educators and organizations to develop integrated virtual environments that support instructional outcomes. Ken is a Senior Fellow at the Beal Institute for Strategic Creativity, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto.