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.