Presentations

 

 

Conference Papers in Proceedings

 

Brandon, J., Brown, B., & Parsons, D. (2018, May). Promoting teacher growth and assuring teacher quality from pre-service to retirement. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 26-31, University of Regina, Regina, SK.

 

Burns, A., Eaton, S. E., Brown, B., & Mueller, K. (2018, May). Making choices around wellness: Women leading, learning and working in the academy. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 26-31, University of Regina, Regina, SK.

 

Alonso-Yanez, G., Preciado-Babb, Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2018). Studying pedagogical leadership in school system change: Lessons from complex systems thinking. Leadership for School Improvement SIG, American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 13-17, 2018, New York, NY.

 

Brown, B., Schroeder, M., & Eaton, S. E. (2018). Examining real time learning activities in mixed-mode graduate research courses. The Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE), Jan. 4-7, 2018 Honolulu, HI.

 

Thomas, C., Hartwell, A., & Brown, B. (2018). Common challenges experienced by interdisciplinary design teams. The Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE), Jan. 4-7, 2018 Honolulu, HI.

 

Simmons, M., Eaton, S.E., McDermott, M., Jacobsen, M. & Brown, B. (2017). Situating action research in the scholarship of teaching and learning: Reflecting on curriculum mapping and review. ISSOTL 2017 Reaching New Heights.  Oct. 11-14, Calgary AB

 

Eaton, S. E., Schroeder, M., Brown, B. (2017). Signature pedagogies for synchronous online learning. ISSOTL 2017 Reaching New Heights.  Oct. 11-14, Calgary AB

 

Brooks, C., Fricker, S., & Brown, B. (2017). Living and learning in a digital age: A student-centered approach to responsible technology use. Partner Research Schools Conference, Werklund School of Education, August 24-25, University of Calgary, Calgary AB.

 

Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Brandon, J. (2017). The power of partnerships in professional graduate education. Partner Research Schools Conference, Werklund School of Education, August 24-25, University of Calgary, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B., & Pamplin, L. (2017). Collaborating with research partners to advance quality teaching and optimum learning. Partner Research Schools Conference, Werklund School of Education, August 24-25, University of Calgary, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2017). Design-based professional learning with mid-level teacher leaders. International Society for Cultural-Historical Activity Research (ISCAR) Congress, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

 

Alonso-Yanez, G. Preciado-Babb, A., & Brown, B. (2017, May). Analyzing teachers’ interactions and collaborations in STEM learning sessions. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 28-31, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

 

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., & Schroeder, M. (2017, May). Online synchronous sessions. Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG, Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 28-31, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

 

Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2017, May). Evidence of learning in design-based professional learning. Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA), Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 28-31, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

 

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Schroeder, M. (2017, May). Signature pedagogies in online classes. In A.P. Preciado Babb, Yeworiew, L., & Sabbaghan, S. (Eds.). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS 2017 Conference: Leading Educational Change, pp. 66-74. Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52096

 

Thomas, C. & Brown, B. (2017, May). Strategies for successful group work. In A.P. Preciado Babb, Yeworiew, L., & Sabbaghan, S. (Eds.). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS 2017 Conference: Leading Educational Change, pp. 37-46. Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52096

 

Brown, B., Friesen, S., & Marcotte, C. (2017, April). Mid-level learning leaders driving innovation in schools. Leadership and School Improvement SIG, American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 27-May 1, 2017, San Antonio, TX.

 

Brown, B., Sengupta, P., & Rushton, K. (2017, April). Design-based professional learning for K-12 teachers in Interdisciplinary STEM. Poster presented at the Division C: Learning and Instruction, Section 3b: Technology-Environments, American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 27-May 1, 2017, San Antonio, TX.

 

Alonso-Yanez, G., Preciado-Babb, A., Brown, B., & Sengupta, P. (2016). Exploring STEM professional learning: A social network analysis. Poster presented at the 4th International STEM 2016 in Education Conference, Beijing Normal University. Beijing China.

 

Friesen, S., Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Alonso, G. (2016). Highly Adaptive Learning Systems: Research in Alberta’s Redesigned High Schools. Partner Research Schools Conference, Werklund School of Education, August 17 – 19, University of Calgary, Calgary AB.

 

Alonso-Yanez, G., Brown, B., Friesen, S., Brandon, J., & Saar, C. (2016). Pedagogical leadership influences school systems: Lessons from complex systems thinking. Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA), Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 29-June 1, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Friesen, S., Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Alonso-Yanez, G. (2016, May). Adaptive learning systems in seven redesigned high schools. Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA), Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 29-June 1, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Jacobsen, M., Eaton, S. E., Brown, B., Simmons, M. & McDermott, M. (2016, May). Action research for ongoing improvements in the master of education program. Canadian Association for Action Research in Education (CAARE), Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 29-June 1, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Alonso-Yanez, G., Brown, B., Friesen, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2016, May). Innovative Methods to Study School System Dynamics. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. Paper presented at IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, Canada (pg. 12-21). Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Retrieved from
http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51204

Brandon, J., Saar, C., Friesen, S., Brown, B., & Yee, D. (2016, May). Pedagogical leadership teams: Magnifying and spreading impact. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. Paper presented at IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, Canada (pg. 152-161). Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Retrieved from  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51207

Brown, B., Schroeder, M., & Eaton, S.E. (2016, May). Designing Synchronous Online Interactions and Discussions. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. Paper presented at IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, Canada (pg 51-60). Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Retrieved from
http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51209

Friesen, S., Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Alonso-Yanez, G. (2016, April). Highly adaptive learning systems: Research in Alberta’s redesigned high schools. American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 8-12, 2016, Washington, DC.

 

Brown, B., Dressler, R., Eaton, S. E. & Jacobsen, M. (2015, June). Teaching Action Research, Session presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

 

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Dressler, R., & Jacobsen, M. (2015, April). Professional collaboration as responsive pedagogy. In P. Preciado Babb (Ed.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Designing Responsive Pedagogy. Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1880/50864

 

Brown, B., Dressler, R., Eaton, S. E., & Jacobsen, M. (2015, April). Reflections on collaboration: Three instructors of a collaboratory of practice graduate course, American Educational Research Association (AERA). Retrieved http://www.aera.net/repository

 

Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M.  (2014, May). Principals’ technology leadership, Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Brock University, St. Catherines, ON.

 

Eaton, S. E., Brown, B., Jacobsen, M., & Friesen, S. (2014, May). Collaborative instructional design and course development, Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Brock University, St. Catherines, ON.

 

Brown, B., Jacobsen, M., & Lambert, D. (2014, May). Learning technologies in higher education. In P. Preciado Babb (Ed.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Rising to Challenge Conference, (pp. 25-43). Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1880/50588

 

Brown, B. & Jacobsen, M. (2012, November). A mixed method case study: How principals cultivate technology integration and use social networks for professional growth. Proceedings of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2012 Conference, Louisville, KY.

 

Keynote Speaker Panelist

 

Brown, B., Callaghan, T., Jacobsen, M., Mueller, K., & Schroeder, M. (2018, February). Teaching Excellence Panel: Innovation in the Classroom and Facilitating Learning in Face-to-Face and Online Environments. Panelist. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, February 14, 2018, Calgary, AB.

 

Friesen, S. Brandon, J. & Brown, B. (2017, March). Leadership for student success. Invited Keynote presentation for College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) Conference, March 9, 2017, Edmonton, AB.

 

Brown, B (2013, May). Planning a new knowledge network with Dean of Education Dennis Sumara. Panel discussant at the Innovators, Designers & Researchers:  Leading a New Knowledge Network Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2012, January). Shifting Mindsets. Session presented at St. Mary`s University for BEd students, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B. (2010, February). Twenty-first century learning. Panel Discussant at AISI Conference, Edmonton, AB.

 

Conference Presentations

 

Burns, A., Brown, B., Mueller, K., & Eaton, S. (2018). Educational leaders championing wellness: The development of leading with heart. Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Students as Creators, Drivers, Innovators and Collaborators. University of Calgary, May 1-2, 2018, Calgary, AB.

 

Hill, J., Thomas, C., Brown, B. & Alonso-Yanez, G. (2018). Hacking for collaboration towards redesigning group work. Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Students as Creators, Drivers, Innovators and Collaborators. University of Calgary, May 1-2, 2018, Calgary, AB.

 

McDermott, M., Brown, B., Eaton, S., Simmons, M., & Jacobsen, M. (2018). Research-based learning and becoming scholars of the profession. Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Students as Creators, Drivers, Innovators and Collaborators. University of Calgary, May 1-2, 2018, Calgary, AB.

 

Pamplin, B., Brown, B., Stevenson, D., & Saar, C. (2018). Leading for Learning:  How does professional learning and leadership teams impact teacher practice and increase student learning? ULead Conference: The summit of educational leadership, Council of School Leadership (CSL), April 15-18, 2018, Banff, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2017). Developing mathematical literacy and identity through game design. Alberta Research Network, October 5, 2017, Edmonton, AB.

 

Brown, B., Pamplin, L, Saar, C & Stevenson, D.  (2017, April). Lessons in leading a learning community and nurturing instructional leadership. ULead Conference, Council of School Leadership (CSL), April 10-12, 2017, Banff, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2017, March). K-9 Learning Leader Research. Presentation for CBE principals (all areas), March 15, 2017, Calgary AB.

 

Saar, C., & Brown, B. (2017, March). Student-centered leadership – Indigenous focus. Presentation for CBE Area I principals, March 3, 2017, Calgary, AB.

 

Friesen, S., Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Alonso-Yanez, G. (2016, August). Highly adaptive learning systems: Research in Alberta’s redesigned high schools. Partner Research Schools Conference, August 17 & 18, 2016, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2016, April). Redesigning professional learning. Conversation facilitator for EdCampYYC, Nose Creek School, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B. (2014, August). Principals’ technology leadership, Session presented at Rocky View School District Conference, Airdrie, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Slobodian, R. (2014, May). Learning to let go: The world continues to spin when we let students take charge. IDEAS Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Jacobsen, M., & Roy, S. (2013, May). Collaborative course development that moves forward via backward instructional design. Collaborating for Learning Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B (2013, May). A mixed method case study: How principals cultivate technology integration and use social networks for professional growth. Innovators, Designers & Researchers:  Leading a New Knowledge Network Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2011, October). Personalized and participatory learning. Session presented at Canadian Coalition of Self-Directed Learning Schools Conference, Canmore, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2011, October). Personalized and participatory learning. Session presented at Reimagineering our Catholic Schools Conference, Jasper, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Soroski, T. (2010, October). Technology leadership program: people, practices, places. Session presented at WCEAC Conference, Edmonton.

Brown, B. & Soroski, T. (2010, November). Technology leadership program: people, practices, places. Session presented at ATLE Conference, Red Deer, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Crichton, S. (2007, November). Technology leadership program. Session presented at Jurisdiction Technology Contacts (JTC) Event, Edmonton, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2007, September). Changes in assessment practices with a web-based environment. Session presented at ATA Outreach Education Council Conference, Kananaskis AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2007, February). Technology for learning, communication and collaboration. Session presented at AISI Conference VI, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2006, November). Virtual tour of high school courses in a blended environment: A conversation about learning and assessment. Session presented at Alberta Online Symposium, Calgary AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2006, November). Using technology to connect instruction with assessment for learning strategies. Session presented at Alberta Assessment Consortium (AAC) Conference, Edmonton AB,

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2006, October). Technology leadership program. Session presented at Alberta Technology Leaders in Education (ATLE) Conference, Red Deer AB.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2006, July). Teaching with Desire2Learn: Virtual tour of D2L high school courses. Session presented at Desire2Learn Conference, Guelph ON.

 

Brown, B. & Fijal, G. (2006, May). Virtual tour of high school courses in a blended environment.  Session presented at Interface 2006 Conference at the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge AB.

 

Brown, B. (2006, February). Distributed learning project. Presented at AISI Conference V, Edmonton AB.

 

Brown, B. (2000, March). Technology mentorship: A staff development opportunity for educators. Session presented at ATACC Conference, Kananaskis AB.

 

Brown, B. & Hodgins, K. (1999, November). Using technology in primary grades. Session presented at Early Childhood Education Council, Edmonton AB.

 

Brown, B. (1999, February). Integrating the Internet in junior high mathematics. Session presented at North Central Teacher’s Convention Association, Edmonton AB.

 

Brown, B., et al. (1999, February). Telus Learning Connection in Edmonton Catholic Schools. Session presented at Greater Edmonton Teacher’s Convention, Edmonton AB.

 

Brown, B. & Maguire, M. (1998, November). Marketing & deployment of CBT Systems in Edmonton Catholic Schools. Session presented at CBT (Computer Based Training) Conference, Vancouver BC.

 

Brown, B. (1998, October). Powerpoint: A mathematical tool. Workshop presented at Southern Alberta Consortium, Lethbridge AB.

 

Brown, B. (1998, October). An online novel study. Session presented at Greater Edmonton Learning Resources Council Conference, Edmonton AB.

 

Brown, B. (1998, October). Internet curricular research. Workshop presented at Elk Island Professional Development Day, Elk Island AB.

 

Brown, B. (1998, January). Internet basics & Internet curricular research. Workshop presented at Ecole Parkside School, Grande Prairie AB.

Invited Lectures and Workshops

Brown, B. & Ayala, J. (2018, February). Active Learning in Online Environments. Teaching Academy Themed Conversation, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/106409

 

Brown, B. (2017, October). Invited Guest Lecture SCIE 601: Effective Use of Technology. October 30, 2017, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2017, October). Developing mathematical literacy and identity through game design. Alberta Research Network, October 5, 2017, Edmonton, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Eaton, S. (2017, July). MEd: What is a Collaboratory? Session presented for Summer Session. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. 50 participants

 

Brown, B. & Spencer, B. (2017, February). Ethics in research and academic writing and publishing. February 2, 2017. Graduate Seminars, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2016, November). About Design-Based Research. Presentation for EDER 603.26: Research Methodology in Education, MA Students.

 

Brown, B. (2016, September). Grad Orientation Panelist: 5 Tips from a Faculty Perspective.

 

Friesen, S., Brown, B., & Sengupta, P. (2016, May). Inspiring a passionate commitment to learning. Pre-conference workshop presented at the Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG, Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), May 28, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B., & Gladstone B. (2016, April). Galileo Educational Network & Design-Based Professional Learning in K-12. Presentation for Indigenous Education Faculty, University of Calgary.

 

Brown, B., & Dressler, R. (2016, March). Emerging trends in Instructional Design, Session presented for Student Success Centre staff.

 

Brown, B., & Spencer, B. (2015, July). Collaboratory of practice overview for doctoral students, Session presented for summer sessions, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Dressler, R., Brown, B, Eaton, S.E., & Jacobsen, M. (2015, June). Action research = scholarly research. Workshop at the ATESL Calgary local meeting, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2015, February). Online Facilitation, Session presented for Teaching Assistantship Preparation Program (TAPP), University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2014). Werklund teaching excellence awards panel.  Panel discussant at Office of Teaching and Learning Panel Session, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B., & Spencer, B. (2014, July). Collaboratory of practice overview for doctoral students, Session presented for summer sessions, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. (2013, January). Learning together in the blogosphere. Session presented at the Education Students Association (ESA) Conference, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B., & Spencer, B. (2014, February), Ethics in Academic Writing and Research, Session presented for Graduate Students Research Seminars and Colloquia Series.

 

Brown, B. (2011, July). Doctoral Research. Session presented at University of Calgary for PhD students, Dr. Jacobsen summer seminar, Calgary AB.

Brown, B. & Stuewe, N. (2009, April). Web 2.0 for English Language Arts. Session presented at University of Calgary for BEd students, Calgary, AB.

 

Brown, B. & Stuewe, N. (2008, November). Philosophy of technology. Session presented at University of Calgary for MEd Students, Calgary, AB.

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