Full Name
Phillip Long
Job Title
LER Community Manager
T3 Innovation Network, Georgetown University, Arizona State University
Speaker Bio
Phil leads the LER Pilot Project Community for the T3 Innovation Network. He offers guidance to Learning and Employment record projects on infrastructure, standards, and integration strategies. As founder of RHz Consulting, LLC, Phil he has led teams developing LER models bringing multiple technologies together (DLTs, databases, protocols) toward the goal of enabling individuals to express their knowledge, skills and competencies based on verifiable data. Initially through RHz Consulting and later as a staff member he advised the CIO at ASU and the CTO at EdPlus on educational uses of DLTs.
Phil is a Senior Scholar at Georgetown University’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. Current work has focused on the implications of the global pandemic on the university, their adaptations to it and systemic changes that it may engender. He mentors graduate students & teaches seminars on distributed ledgers & digital credential systems. His research interests extend to learning analytics, emerging technologies and the design of physical learning & creative spaces.
Phil retired from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018, as Assoc. Vice Provost, Clinical Professor, and CiNO. He spent time ‘down under’ as Executive Director, Innovation and Learning Analytics, Director of CEIT, and Professor, of Innovation and Educational Technology reporting to Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) & School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, at the University of Queensland in Australia. Earlier he was Associate Director in the Office of Educational Innovation & Technology, Director, Learning Outreach, MIT iCampus, and Senior Strategist, Academic Computing Enterprise, IS&T at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A lapsed behavioral ecologist now learning scientist living in Charlottesville, VA, Phil enjoys scotch, working out, travel, and sailing.