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Research In Education at UOIT: 2014 Symposium

On February 14, the Faculty of Education at UOIT presented the Research In Education at UOIT: 2014 Symposium.

The 2014 Symposium showcased the research of our faculty and graduate students.
The keynote speaker was Dr. Mark Brown, Professor and Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning at Dublin City University in Ireland.

To watch/listen to the recordings of each session, please click on the session title below:





Research in Education at UOIT: 2013 Symposium

February 8, 2013


  • Dr. Maggie McPherson (Leeds University) - The importance of e-research


  • Dr. Shirley Van Nuland - Social media, the courts, and the results
  • Dr. Jia Li - Urban adolescents’ access to technology devices and their perception of using technology-enhanced scaffolding for literacy instruction
  • Dr. Janelle Joseph - Inclusive, transformative, kinetic literacies in education and criminal-justice settings
  • Dr. Maurice DiGiuseppe - The gamification of science lessons: A professional-development experience
  • Dr. Janette Hughes - Mirror, mirror, on my wall: Adolescents reflecting on the impact of digital media in their lives
  • Mr. Kevin Dougherty (MA student) - Understanding motivating factors that influence college faculty in deciding to adopt digital technologies in their practice: The planning stage – a work in progress
  • Dr. Elita Partosoedarso - University learning in an online world: Students' use of digital technology
  • Dr. Wendy Barber/Sylvia Buchanan (MEd Student) - Transforming practice: Authentic teaching in online environment
  • Jessica Clarkson (MA student) - Exploring situated learning in augmented-reality apps for adults with autism spectrum disorder
  • Dr. Wendy Hardman - Entering new territory: Crossing over to synchronous, online course delivery
  • Dr. Roland van Oostveen - Developing and implementing a new online bachelor program: Formal adoption of videoconferencing and social networking as a step towards m-learning
  • Dr. Elizabeth Childs - Alberta Education Distance Education Review Project: A picture of the current landscape
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