meet the team

Exploring learning and flourishing in a globalized, digital world

*vanOostveen, Roland
*vanOostveen, Roland
Director, EILAB · Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU
Dr. Roland van Oostveen currently serves as Director of the Educational Informatics Laboratory (EILab) at Faculty of Education, UOIT, an...
Amesbury, Judith
Amesbury, Judith
Associate Researcher
Judith’s research interests include research methodologies, problem-based learning, situated learning, authentic learning, and online community...
Ayyavoo, Gabriel Roman
Ayyavoo, Gabriel Roman
Adjunct Professor, Teacher Education Program, OntarioTechU | Associate Researcher
Bio not available.
Barber, Wendy
Barber, Wendy
Assistant Professor, OntarioTechU
Dr. Wendy Barber is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Canada.
Batra, Charanjeet Singh
Batra, Charanjeet Singh
Associate Researcher, OntarioTechU
Charanjeet Singh is a student of the Master of Arts in Education and Digital Technology online program at OntarioTechU. He is an educational...
Bell Hogan, Violet
Bell Hogan, Violet
Associate Researcher
Violet Bell Hogan is an educator who aims to create the learning experiences of tomorrow
Blayone, Todd
Blayone, Todd
Associate Researcher · Co-Founder, Collaboritsi.com
Todd’s cross-cultural research explores digital readiness and learning in transitioning nations and in indigenous communities.
Carson, Brandon
Carson, Brandon
Associate Researcher
Biography coming soon.
Childs, Elizabeth
Childs, Elizabeth
Professor, Royal Roads University, Canada | Associate Researcher
Dr. Elizabeth Childs is Associate Professor, Education and Technology at Royal Roads University, Canada. She has over 15 years of experience as an...
Craig, Chris
Craig, Chris
Associate Researcher
Chris Craig is an associate researcher for the EILab and currently engaged in the Education MA through Ontario Tech U. Focusing on adult learning...
Davidson, Ann-Louise
Davidson, Ann-Louise
Associate Professor, Education, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Ann-Louise Davidson’s research activities pursue two different, yet interrelated, lines of inquiry. The first line of inquiry pertains to...
de Koning, Andrew
de Koning, Andrew
Associate Researcher
Andrew de Koning is an Ontario College instructor and a Master of Arts in Education and Digital Technology student at Ontario Tech University. He...
Desjardins, François
Desjardins, François
Founding Director, EILAB · Retired Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU · Associate Researcher
Former EILAB Director, retired professor and author of the GTCU framework, Dr. Desjardins accumulated two decades of experience teaching in a...
DiGiuseppe, Maurice
DiGiuseppe, Maurice
Retired Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU | Associate Researcher
Dr. Maurice DiGiuseppe’s research focuses on the ways in which science is represented in print and digital teaching-learning materials such as...
Fancy, Imran
Fancy, Imran
Associate Researcher
Imran Fancy completed his Master of Education in Education and Digital Technology at OntarioTechU. Focusing on the digital competencies required...
Ferns, Shaun
Ferns, Shaun
Associate Researcher, Lecturer, Technological University Dublin
Shaun is a lecturer at Technological University Dublin. He is currently teaching on the BA (Hons) in Creative Digital Media where he is lead in...
Herzog, Michael
Herzog, Michael
Professor, Information Systems Engineering, Magdeburg-Stendal University, Germany · Associate Researcher
Dr. Michael A. Herzog holds a tenured professorship for Business Management and IT at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences in...
Hickey, Robert
Hickey, Robert
Associate Researcher, Lecturer, Technological University Dublin
Robert Hickey is a Lecturer at the Technological University Dublin since 2002. His research interests include modes of learning across a broad...
Hunter, Bill
Hunter, Bill
Founding Dean, and Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU
Founding Dean of Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU, Canada. Current research on international online policy in education. Previous work in...
Kay, Robin
Kay, Robin
Interim Dean and Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU, Canada
Robin Kay is Interim Dean and Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (OntarioTechU). He has...
McGravey, Matthew
McGravey, Matthew
Associate Researcher
Matthew is a graduate researcher at EILAB, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU. Focusing on Web 3.0 integration and diffusion in education
Mnaymneh, Marvin
Mnaymneh, Marvin
Associate Researcher
Marvin Mnaymneh is a graduate researcher at Ontario Tech University affiliated with the EILab.
Muirhead, Bill
Muirhead, Bill
Associate Researcher
Dr. Muirhead was the Associate Provost, Academic and Information Technology. As a founding academic administrator of the university, Bill has been...
Mykhailenko, Olena
Mykhailenko, Olena
Associate Scholar · Co-Founder, Collaboritsi.com
Dr. Mykhailenko is co-founder and cross-cultural consultant at Collaboritsi.com, and an associate, international scholar at the EILAB...
Naffi, Nadia
Naffi, Nadia
Assistant Professor, Laval University, Canada | Associate Researcher
Naffi’s doctoral research addressed how hate, fear, and prejudice spread through social media. She identified a five-step model called “Get Ready...
Pidzamecky, Ulana Plawuszczak
Pidzamecky, Ulana Plawuszczak
Associate Researcher
Ulana’s research interest is teacher digital literacy and its impact on classroom practices in K-12 world languages teaching and...
Rauch, Ulrich
Rauch, Ulrich
Professor, The Learning Centre, University of Trinidad & Tobago | Associate Researcher
Dr. Ulrich Rauch is the founding head of The Learning Centre at the University of Trinidad and Tobago where he and his team support professional...
Stabauer, Martin
Stabauer, Martin
Senior Scientist, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria | Associate Researcher
Dr. Martin Stabauer is Senior Scientist for Digital Business Management at Johannes Kepler University Linz in Austria. His research is mainly...
Stolba, Aneta
Stolba, Aneta
Associate Researcher
Symmons, Janet
Symmons, Janet
Associate Researcher | Doctoral Candidate, University of Victoria, Canada
Janet Symmons is a sessional facilitator at OntarioTechU’s Faculty of Education. Since 2002, Janet has facilitated and designed instruction at...
Wajid, Sana
Wajid, Sana
Associate Researcher
Sana Wajid holds a B.A in Education Studies and Digital Technologies specializing in Adult Education from Ontario Tech University looking to...
Webb, Shannon
Webb, Shannon
Associate Researcher
Shannon Webb is an associate researcher at the EILab, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU. Shannon’s areas of research interest are digital tools...
Yagci, Ufuk
Yagci, Ufuk
Associate Researcher
Ufuk Yagci is a graduate student Associate Researcher at the EILAB, Faculty of Education, Ontario Tech University. She holds an associate degree...