Roland vanOostveen

Director, EILAB, Canada | Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, OntarioTechU

Email: ROLAND.VANOOSTVEEN@ontariotechu.ca

Dr. Roland van Oostveen holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning from the University of Toronto. He spent 18 years as a science educator in private and public K-12 formal education settings, concluding as Science Curriculum Coordinator for Toronto District School Board. Dr. van Oostveen currently serves as Director of the Educational Informatics Laboratory (EILab) at Faculty of Education, UOIT, an innovative research facility, which focusses on Human Computer Human Interactions (HCHI).

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vanOostveen, R., DiGiuseppe, M., Barber, W., Blayone, T., & Childs, E. (2018). Exploring cross-cultural digital competencies: Building the Global Educational Learning Observatory, GELO. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2018, 362–369. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Gerbrandt, J., & Awwadah, K. (2018). Exploring social immediacy/intimacy in fully online learning communities through synchronous tools. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 2138–2141. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/184455 Cite
Pidzamecky, U., & vanOostveen, R. (2018). From Ephemera to Building Blocks: Capturing New Understandings About Efficacy Beliefs Among Teachers in Learning Communities Using Repertory Grid Elicitation. EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2018, 1308–1318. Cite
vanOostveen, R., D., F. J., & Bullock, S. (2018). Professional Development Learning Environments (PDLEs) embedded in a Collaborative Online Learning Environment (COLE): Moving towards a new conception of online professional learning. Education and Information Technologies. Cite
DiGiuseppe, M., vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Blayone, T., & Barber, W. (2017). Are you ready? Assessing Digital Competencies for Online Learning via the General Technology Confidence and Use (GTCU) Instrument. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 221–226. Cite
vanOostveen, R. (2017). Purposeful action research: Reconsidering science and technology teacher professional development. The College Quarterly, 20(2). http://collegequarterly.ca/2017-vol20-num02-spring/purposeful-action-research-reconsidering-science-and-technology-teacher-professional-development.html Cite
vanOostveen, R. (2017). Creating a Powerful Fully Online Learning Community [YouTube Video; Mp4]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yk1kVbMfbXE Cite
Barber, W., DiGiuseppe, M., vanOostveen, R., Blayone, T., & Childs, E. (2016, November 2). Examining student and educator use of digital technology in an online world. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Higher Education in Transformation. Second International Symposium on Higher Education in Transformation, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. http://arrow.dit.ie/heit162/3/ Cite
Blayone, T., vanOostveen, R., DiGiuseppe, M., & Barber, W. (2016, November 2). Developing learning communities in fully online spaces: Positioning the Fully Online Learning Community model. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Higher Education in Transformation. Second International Symposium on Higher Education in Transformation, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. https://arrow.dit.ie/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1003&context=heit162 Cite
vanOostveen, R., DiGiuseppe, M., Barber, W., Blayone, T., & Childs, E. (2016). New conceptions for digital technology sandboxes: Developing a Fully Online Learning Communities (FOLC) model. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016, 672–680. https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/173015/ Cite
Barber, W., vanOostveen, R. (2016). Invisible Pedagogy: Developing Problem-Based Learning in Digital Contexts. In Henderson, R. (Ed.), Problem-Based Learning: Perspectives, Methods and Challenges (pp. 13–26). Nova Publishing. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Clarkson, J., & Flynn, K. (2016). Becoming close with others online: Distributed community building in online PBL courses. The College Quarterly, 19(1). http://collegequarterly.ca/2016-vol19-num01-winter/becoming-close-with-others-online.html Cite
Desjardins, F., & vanOostveen, R. (2015). Faculty and student use of digital technology in a “laptop” university. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 990–996. https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/151370/ Cite
Davidson, A. L., vanOostveen, R., Suarez, W., Naffi, N., Arabuli, N., & Desjardins, F. (2015). A Case Study About the Implementation of Problem-Based Learning and Mobile Technologies in Ecuador. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015, 1049–1056. https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/151377/ Cite
Childs, E., vanOostveen, R., Flynn, K., & Clarkson, J. (2015). Community Building in Online PBL Courses: Instigating Criticality. 499–508. https://arrow.dit.ie/st6/3/ Cite
DiGiuseppe, M., vanOostveen, R., & Petrarca, D. (2015). Evolving Strategies for Online Learning in Graduate Courses in Education. 292–306. https://arrow.dit.ie/st3/5/ Cite
Kapralos, B., Fisher, S., Clarkson, J., & vanOostveen, R. (2015). A Course on Serious Game Design and Development Using an Online Problem-Based Learning Approach. Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 12(2), 116–136. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Childs, E., Flynn, K., & Clarkson, J. (2014). Integration of PBL methodologies into online learning course and programs. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on e-Learning 2014, 357–362. Cite
DiGiuseppe, M., Partosoedarso, E., vanOostveen, R., & Desjardins, F. (2013). Exploring University Students’ Use of Ict. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013, 976–981. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/112078/ Cite
DiGiuseppe, M., Partosoedarso, E., vanOostveen, R., & Desjardins, F. (2013). Exploring competency development with mobile devices. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on E-Learning 2013, 384–388. Cite
vanOostveen, R., & Desjardins, F. (2013). Developing and implementing a new online Bachelor Program: Formal Adoption of Videoconferencing and Social Networking as a Step Towards m-Learning. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on E-Learning 2013, 223–230. Cite
DiGiuseppe, M., DeCoito, I., Bullock, S., vanOostveen, R., & Desjardins, F. (2011). Exploring pre-service teachers’ views regarding use of computer-based technologies in a teacher preparation program. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on E-Learning 2011, 461–472. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Muirhead, W., & Goodman, W. (2011). Tablet PCs and reconceptualizing learning with technology. Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 8(2), 78–93. Cite
Desjardins, F., vanOostveen, R., Bullock, S., DiGiuseppe, M., & Robertson, L. (2010, July 29). Exploring Graduate Student’s Use of Computer-Based Technologies for Online Learning. Proceedings of the Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Toronto, ON. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Desjardins, F., Bullock, S., DiGiuseppe, M., & Robertson, L. (2010, July 29). Towards a reconceptualization of online teacher professional learning: Problem-based learning objects (PBLOs). Proceedings of the Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, , Toronto, ON. Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, June 29 - July 2, 2010, Toronto, ON., Toronto, ON. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/34849/ Cite
Desjardins, F., vanOostveen, R., DiGiuseppe, M., Bullock, S., & Robertson, L. (2010). Transforming Learning: Digital Technologies and Educational Change. Proceedings of the Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Toronto, ON. Cite
Desjardins, F., & vanOostveen, R. (2008, October 29). Implementing PBL online as a collaborative learning strategy for teachers: The COLE. Proceedings of The Eleventh IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education. The Eleventh IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education, Crete, Greece. Cite
Desjardins, F., & vanOostveen, R. (2008). Collaborative Online Learning Environment: Towards a process driven approach and collective knowledge building. Proceedings of the Ed-Media Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, 2563–2570. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Hunter, W., Kay, R., & Muirhead, W. (2007). Developing argumentation skills in high school students: A video-based case study in science education. Proceedings of the Ed-Media World Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, 393–397. Cite
vanOostveen, R. (2007). Faculty use of tablet computers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 33(1). https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.21432/T2401M Cite
Yoon, S., Pedretti, E., Bencze, J. L., Hewitt, J., Perris, K., & vanOostveen, R. (2006). Exploring the use of cases and case methods in influencing elementary preservice science teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 17(1), 15–35. Cite
Pedretti, E., Bencze, L., Hewitt, J., Jiwani, A., & vanOostveen, R. (2004, April 12). Teaching and learning about Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE) perspectives through case methods in teacher education. American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA. Cite
Hewitt, J., Pedretti, E., Bencze, L., Jiwani, A., & vanOostveen, R. (2004, April 1). Contextualizing and promoting Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE) perspectives through multi-media case methods in science teacher education. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Vancouver, B.C. Cite
Bencze, J. L., Hewitt, J., Pedretti, E., Yoon, S., vanOostveen, R., & Perris, K. (2003). Science-specialist student teachers consider promoting technological design projects: Contributions of multi-media case methods. Research in Science Education, 33(2), 163–187. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Ayyavoo, G., Bencze, J. L., & Corry, A. (2002). Correlational studies in school science: beyond experimentation. In D. Hodson (Ed.), OISE Papers in STSE Education (pp. 221–230). University of Toronto Press. Cite
vanOostveen, R., Corry, A., Bencze, J. L., & Ayyavoo, G. (2000). Teaching a Combined Science-Technology Curriculum. In D. Hodson (Ed.), OISE Papers in STSE Education (pp. 145–160). University of Toronto Press. Cite
Blayone, T., vanOostveen, R., Barber, W., DiGiuseppe, M., & Childs, E. (n.d.). Democratizing digital learning: Theorizing the Fully Online Learning Community model. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 14(1), 13. https://doi.org/doi:10.1186/s41239-017-0051-4 Cite
Blayone, T., Mykhailenko, O., vanOostveen, R., Grebeshkov, O., Hrebeskova, O., & Vostryakov, O. (n.d.). Surveying digital competencies of university students and professors in Ukraine for fully online collaborative learning. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 27(3), 279–296. https://doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2017.1391871 Cite
Blayone, T., Mykhailenko, O., Kokhan, M., Kavtaradze, M., vanOostveen, R., & Barber, W. (n.d.). Profiling the digital readiness of higher education students for transformative online learning in the post-soviet nations of Georgia and Ukraine. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 15(1), 1–22. https://doi.org/doi:10.1186/s41239-018-0119-9 Cite
Blayone, T., vanOostveen, R., & Mykhailenko, O., B., W. (n.d.). Ready for Digital Learning? A mixed-methods exploration of surveyed technology competencies and authentic performance activity. Education and Information Technologies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-017-9662-6 Cite