Jessica Clarkson, BSc, MA | Associate Researcher

Jessica Clarkson, BSc

Jessica Clarkson, BSc, MA
Associate Researcher, EILAB

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Researcher Summary

Jessica Clarkson is a graduate researcher at EILAB, Faculty of Education, UOIT. Jessica is involved with the Graduate Student Council as the Faculty of Education Representative as well as the Vice President External. Additionally, she is an Education Representative for the PSAC Union. She holds a Hons. BSc in Psychology from Trent University. Jessica teaches at Seneca and Durham College. She is the Program Director for Digital Media and sits on the Board of Directors for The Endometriosis Network Canada.

Jessica’s areas of interests are problem-based learning, situated learning, authentic learning, augmented reality, serious games, and social justice. Her completed MA thesis explored the effects of augmented reality apps that use situated learning on intrinsic learning in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

Current Projects

Conference Presentations

Clarkson, J. (2013, April). Exploring Situated Learning in Augmented Reality Apps for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presentation at the Graduate Student Research Conference, Oshawa, ON.

Clarkson, J. (2014, February). Exploring Situated Learning in Augmented Reality Apps for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presentation at the Graduate Student Research Conference, Oshawa, ON.

Clarkson, J. (2013, February). Exploring Situated Learning in Augmented Reality Apps for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presentation at the UOIT Faculty of Education Symposium, Oshawa, ON.

Clarkson, J. (Submitted). Creating intrinsic learning in an iOS app: A theoretical framework. A poster presentation for the IADIS e-Learning 2014 Conference, July 15-18, Lisbon, Portugal.

Clarkson, J. (Submitted). Development of an iOS app using situated learning, communities of practice, and augmented reality for autism spectrum disorder. A short paper presentation for the IADIS e-Learning 2014 Conference, July 15-18, Lisbon, Portugal.

Robertson, L., White, H., Broder, J., Ellis, H., & Clarkson, J. (2014, February). Improving Outcomes for Learners through Assistive Technologies: How can we Provide Conditions for “Enable”ment? Workshop Presentation at the Ontario Education Research Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Robertson, L., White, H., Clarkson, J., & Ellis, H. (accepted). The teacher’s role in assistive technology for everyday inclusion. Proceedings Paper at the International Council on Education for Teaching, June 2014, Oshawa, ON

Robertson, L., White, H., Ellis, H., & Clarkson, J. (2014, February). Assistive Technologies: How can we build conditions of “Enable”ment?. Panel Presentation at the UOIT Faculty of Education Symposium, Oshawa, ON.


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