Nicholas C. Burbules is the Gutgsell Professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His primary research focuses on philosophy of education; teaching though dialogue; and technology and education. He received his Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Education and his M.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University, and his B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Grinnell College. He is the Director of the Ubiquitous Learning Institute, dedicated to the study of new models of “anywhere, anytime” teaching and learning, given the proliferation of mobile technologies and pervasive wireless connectivity. He has published several papers and given numerous talks on “ubiquitous learning.” He is currently the Education Director for the National Center on Professional and Research Ethics, located at Illinois. His most recent books are Showing and Doing: Wittgenstein as a Pedagogical Philosopher, coauthored with Michael Peters and Paul Smeyers (2010) and Feminisms and Educational Research, coauthored with Wendy Kohli (2012). He is also Editor of the journal, Educational Theory. Dr. Burbules comes from a religious background, but is no longer religious.