Selected Peer-reviewed Papers
“Leveraging Online Collaboration to Optimize Faculty Efficiency, Student Engagement, and Self-Efficacy: Self-Directed Learning at Scale” Chapter in Dickenson, P., & Jaurez, J. J. (eds) Increasing Productivity and Efficiency in Online Teaching. IGI Global. 2016.
“Digital Creativity: Multimodal Teaching and Learning in Large Online Courses” Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies Volume 3, Issue 1. 2015.
“Inspired by Pinterest: Teaching Visual Digital Literacy” eLearning Papers. Vol. 38. 2014.
“Teaching with Infographics: Practicing New Digital Competencies and Visual Literacies.” Journal of Pedagogic Development. Vol 4. (2) 2014.
“An App to Teach With: A Case of Mobile Learning in Higher Ed” Issues and Trends in Educational Technology. Vol 1(2). 2013.
“Fishing Where the Fish Are: Adding Facebook to the Learning Management Platform Mix” EDUCAUSE Review. 2013. Online: http://www.educause.edu/blogs/nhays/fishing-where-fish-are-adding-facebook-learningmanagement-platform-mix
“The Netflix Effect: Teens, Binge Watching, and On-Demand Digital Media Trends” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 6 (1), 2014: 119-138.
Environmental Scan of Digital Media Convergence Trends: Disruptive Innovation, Regulatory Opportunities and Challenges. The Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Report. (126pp) 2011.
“We’re Okay With Fake: Cybercinematography and the Spectre of Virtual Actors in S1mØne.” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 2006. 1 (2): 207-228
“The Chronopolitical Order of Things: Technologies of the Quantified Self in Andrew Niccol’s In Time and Michael Anderson’s Logan’s Run” Critical Survey 25(2) 2013: 85-96.
“Rewind, Remix, Final Cut: Digital Storytelling, Identity Editing, and Synthetic Memory in Cyberpunk Cinema. In Save As: Digital Memories. Eds. Anna Reading, Joanne Garde-Hansen, Andrew Hoskins. London: Palgrave 2009: 60-76.
“A Secret Midnight Ball and a Magic Cloak of Invisibility: The Cinematic Folklore of Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut.” In Fairy Tale Films: Visions of Ambiguity. Co-edited with Pauline Greenhill. Logan UT: Utah State University Press. (2011)
“The Aesthetics of Tech Noir in Minority Report” In OASE Architectural Journal. Special Issue: From Science Fiction to Cyberfiction: Architectures of the Future. Vol 65. (2005)
“‘Behind the idyllic facade, a terrible secret’: Technologies of Gender and Discourses of Domesticity in The Stepford Wives” In Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative. Vol 6.2 (2007)
“Mediated Citizenship and Contested Belongings: Canadian War Brides and the Fictions of Naturalization.” Topia 17: 67-86.
“Analyzing the Discourse of ‘I Do Feminism’ in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine.” Ethnologies Journal of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada. 28 #2: 53-80. (2006)
Cyberpop: digital lifestyles and commodity culture. Routledge. (2006, 2013)
Forthcoming Publications (current work-in-progress)
(Proposal accepted) “Using Learner Experience Design to Build Inclusive High-Engagement Online Courses,” chapter for the upcoming book, Cultivating Diverse Online Classrooms through Effective Instructional Design (2017). Co-authors: Kathy O’Brein, Beverly King, Christina Dinsmore.
(Proposal accepted) “Optimizing for Social Presence: A Learner Experience Design Perspective,” chapter for the upcoming book, Enhancing Social Presence in Online Learning Environments (2017). Co-authors: James McLellan, Beverly King, Christina Dinsmore.