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Michele Jacobsen

Michele Jacobsen, PhD, is the associate dean (graduate programs) and a professor in UCalgary's Werklund School of Education. Michele's research program focuses on technology-enabled learning and teaching in both real-time and online Kindergarten to Grade 12 classrooms and post-secondary education using case study, action research and design-based research methodologies. 

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  • Loftus, J. J., Jacobsen, M., & Wilson, T. D. (2016). Learning and assessment with images: A view of cognitive load through the lens of cerebral blood flow. British Journal of Educational Technology, 0 (0), 00-00. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bjet.12474/full
  • Brown, B., Dressler, R., Eaton, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Practicing what we teach: Using action research to learn about teaching action research. Canadian Journal of Action Research, 16(3), 60-77.  Online: http://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/article/view/228
  • Law, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Playing for Climate Change: The Design and Development of a Game Prototype to Promote Scientific Literacy. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 6(1), 72-84. URL: http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/ijdl/article/view/5343 
  • Mazur, A. D., Brown, B, & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Learning Designs using Flipped Classroom Instruction. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 41(2), 1-26. URL: http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/909  * 2016 CJLT Editor’s Award for Best Article, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE-RCIE).
  • Francis, K., Jacobsen, M., & Friesen, S. (2014). The use of graphics to communicate findings of longitudinal data in design-based research. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 13, 233-255. URL: http://www.jite.org/documents/Vol13/JITEv13ResearchP233-255Francis0659.pdf
  • Jacobsen, M. (2014). Design based research: Sponsoring innovation in Education. Education Canada, 54(5), 22-24. URL: http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/design-based-research
  • Warrell, J. G., and Jacobsen, M. (2014). Internet Research Ethics and the Policy Gap for Ethical Practice in Online Research Settings. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 44(1). [http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/cjhe]
  • Daniels, J. S., Jacobsen, M., Varnhagen, S., and Friesen, S. (2014). Barriers to Systemic, Effective and Sustainable Technology Use in High School Classrooms. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. 39(4). URL:  http://cjlt.csj.ualberta.ca/index.php/cjlt
  • Brown, B., Eaton, S., Jacobsen, M., Roy, S., and Friesen, S. (2013). Instructional Design Collaboration: A Professional Learning and Growth Experience. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9(3), 439-452. Online: http://jolt.merlot.org/vol9no3/brown_0913.htm
  • Francis-Poscente, K., and Jacobsen, M. (2013). Synchronous Online Collaborative Professional Development for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teachers. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 14(3), 319-343. URL: http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1460
  • Jacobsen, M., Lock, J., and Friesen, S. (2013). Strategies for engagement: Knowledge building and intellectual engagement in participatory environments. Education Canada, 53(1), 14-18. Retrieved from: http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/strategies-engagement
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Digital Divide. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Digital Natives and Immigrants. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Rapid Prototyping. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Social Computing. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Web 2.0. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, M. (2013). Usability. In R.C. Richey (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational and Communications and Technology. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Jacobsen, D. M. (2012). Thinking to Learn. Review of Roger Schank’s "Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools”. Education Canada, 52(2), 37. Retrieved from: http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/think-learn
  • Jacobsen, D. M., and Friesen, S. (2011). Web Exclusive: Hands On vs. Hands Up: Technology-Enabled Knowledge Building in High School. Education Canada, 51(3). Online: http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/web-exclusive-hands-vs-hands-technology-enabled-knowledge-building-high-sch
  • Jacobsen, D. M. (2011). Playing to Learn. Review of Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown's "A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change”. Education Canada, 51(3), 39. Online: http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/playing-learn

 

 

 

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