Jessica Trinier

Associate Researcher, OntarioTechU

Jessica Trinier (she/they) is a graduate of the MA Education and Digital Technology program at ON Tech U. They hold a Hons. BSc in Psychology from Trent University. They applied their knowledge of community learning to their role as a Program Specialist at Pickering Public Library, where they created online programs to engage learners of all ages. She has taught as a sessional lecturer at Ontario TechU’s Faculty of Education, as well as Seneca College and Durham College. Jessica’s areas of interest are problem-based learning, situated learning, community learning, social justice, 2SLGBTQIA+, and serious games. Her completed MA thesis explored the effects of augmented reality apps that use situated learning on intrinsic learning in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Flynn, K., & Trinier, J. (2014, July 18). Integration of PBL methodologies into online learning courses and programs. 8th International Conference on e-Learning 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Flynn, K., & Trinier, J. (2015, April 1). Community building in online PBL courses: instigating criticality. Higher Education in Transformation Symposium, Dublin, Ireland.
Kapralos, B., Fisher, S., Trinier, J., & vanOostveen, R. (2015). A course on serious game design and development using an online problem-based learning approach. Interactive Technology and Smart Education.