Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Brown, B. (2021). Research-practice partnerships in education: Benefits for researchers and practitioners. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 64(4). 421-441. https://doi.org/10.11575/ajer.v67i4.70073

Anderson, M., Turner, A., & Brown, B. (2021). Designing online professional learning to support in-service and preservice teachers adapting to emergency remote teaching. The Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 10(3). https://dx.doi.org/10.51869/103/maatbb 

Friesen, S. & Brown, B. (2021). Advancing knowledge creation in education through tripartite partnerships. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 47(4). https://doi.org/10.21432/cjlt28052

Brown, B., Friesen, S., Mosher, R., Chu, M-W., & Linton, K. (2021). Adapting to a design-based professional learning intervention. Educational Design Research (EdER), 5(2), 1-24. https://journals.sub.uni-hamburg.de/EDeR/firstonline

Alonso-Yanez, G., Preciado Babb, A., Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2021). Emergence in school systems: Lessons from complexity and pedagogical leadership.  Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP), 196, 65-82. https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/article/view/71451

Thomas, C., & Brown, B. (2021). Formative assessment strategies for group work. Education in the North, 28(2), 134-155. https://doi.org/10.26203/z6ab-rm62

Simmons, M., McDermott, M., Eaton, S.E., Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2021). Reflection as Pedagogy in Action Research. Educational Action Research, 29(2), 245-258. https://doi.org/10.1080/09650792.2021.1886960

Friesen, S. & Brown, B. (2020). Teacher leaders: Developing collective responsibility through design-based professional learning. Teaching Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/10476210.2020.1856805

Brown, B., & Thomas, C. (2020). Technology used by undergraduate students to support group work. International Journal of E-Learning and Distance Education, 35(1), 1-26. http://www.ijede.ca/index.php/jde/article/view/1158/1802

Brown, B., Friesen, S., Beck, J., & Roberts, V. (2020). Supporting new teachers as designers of learning. Education Sciences, 10(8), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci10080207 *Editor’s Selection for Issue Cover

Brown, B., Alonso-Yanez, G., Friesen, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2020). High school redesign: Carnegie unit as a catalyst for change. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP), 193, 97-114. https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/article/view/68066

Chu, M-W, Brown, B. & Friesen, S. (2020). Psychometric properties of the design-based professional learning for teachers survey. Professional development in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/19415257.2019.1709219

Thomas, C. & Brown, B. (2019). Developing pre-service teachers’ leadership capacity through group work. International studies in Educational Administration, 47(2), 37-57. https://csse-scee.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ISEA_2019_472.pdf

Hill, J., Thomas, C., & Brown, B. (2019). Research assistant as partner: Collective leadership to facilitate co-production. International Journal for Students as Partners, 3(2), 129-138. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v3i2.3674

Brown, B., Hartwell, A., & Thomas, C. (2018). Interdisciplinary design teams of pre-service and in-service teachers: Issues with collaboration.  Canadian Journal of Action Research, 19(1), 14-32. http://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/article/view/371

Jacobsen, M., McDermott, M., Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., & Simmons, M. (2018). Graduate students’ research-based learning experiences in an online Master of Education program. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 15(4), 1-18. https://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol15/iss4/4

Jacobsen, M., Eaton, S., Brown, B., Simmons, M., and McDermott, M. (2018). Action research for graduate program improvements: A response to curriculum mapping and review. Canadian Journal of Higher Education. 48(1), 82-98. Online: http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/188048

Sengupta, P., Brown, B., Rushton, K., & Shanahan, M. C. (2018). Reframing coding as “Mathematization” in the K12 classroom: Views from teacher professional learning. Alberta Science Educational Journal, 45(2), 28-36. https://sc.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ASEJVol45No2March2018.pdf 

Burns, A., Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., & Mueller, K. (2017). A day in the life: An examination of women’s choices in the academy. Journal of Educational Thought (JET), 50(2&3), 118-137. https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/jet/article/view/44318/0

Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2016). Principals’ technology leadership: How a conceptual framework shaped a mixed methods study. Journal of School Leadership, 26(5), 811-836. https://doi.org/10.1177/105268461602600504

Brown, B., Dressler, R., Eaton, S., E., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Practicing what we teach: Using action research to learn about teaching action research. Canadian Journal of Action Research, 16(3), 61-78. https://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/article/view/228

Mazur, A., Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Learning designs using flipped classroom instruction. Canadian Journal of Learning Technology, 41(2), 1-26. https://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/26977 *Award Winning

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Jacobsen, M., & Roy, S. (2013). Instructional design collaboration: A professional learning and growth experience. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9(3). http://jolt.merlot.org/vol9no3/brown_0913.htm

McCaffrey, J., Crichton, S., & Brown, B. (2011). Using a SMARTBoard smartly: Considering digital tools for interaction, collaboration, and storytelling. Northwest Journal of Teacher Education, 9(1), 105-112. http://doi.org/10.15760/nwjte.2011.9.1.10 

Articles in Professional Journals

Mosher, R., Hartwell, A., & Brown, B. (2021). 5 factors that contribute to students completing high school, The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/5-factors-that-contribute-to-students-finishing-high-school-155282

Brown, B., Burns, A., Kendrick, A., Kapoyannis, T., & Delanoy, N. (2020). Adapting to changing K-12 contexts during COVID-19: Teacher education perspectives. In M. K. Barbour & LaBonte, R., Stories from the field: Voices of K-12 Stakeholders during Pandemic, Canadian eLearning Network, pp. 63-68. https://sites.google.com/view/canelearn-ert/

Brown, B. (2019). One-take productions for student feedback. Education Canada, 59(2), p. 10.  https://www.edcan.ca/articles/student-feedback/

Brown, B. (2018). Designing technology-enhanced learning. Education Canada.  https://www.edcan.ca/articles/designing-technology-enhanced-learning/

Brown, B. (2017). Stop asking them to turn off their devices! Education Canada, 57(1), p. 43.  http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/stop-asking-them-turn-their-devices

Brown, B. & Leslie, L. (2011, Spring). 21st century learning in elementary classrooms. College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) Connection Magazine, 19. https://www.cass.ab.ca/cass_connection_magazine

Brown, B. & Kosloski E. (2010). Blended Learning in High School. iNACOL Canada Report: Brief Issues. https://k12sotn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/StateOfTheNation2010.pdf 

Fijal, G. and Brown, B. (2006, Spring). A web-based environment to engage high school students. College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) Connection Magazine, 32-35.

Brown, B. (1998). Internet Curricular Research. Teacher-Librarian Today, 4(1), 21-24.

Non-Refereed Professional Publications

Brown, B. (2021). Incorporating UDL principles in an online graduate course using a backward design approach. In M. Arcellana-Panlilio & P. Dyjur, (Eds.) Incorporating Universal Design for Learning in Disciplinary Contexts in Higher Education (pp. 39-42). Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Guide Series. https://taylorinstitute.ucalgary.ca/resources/incorporating-universal-design-for-learning-in-disciplinary-contexts-in-higher-education-guide

Brown, B. (2021). Educating the educators: Dr. Barbara Brown [Editorial]. The Future of Higher Education Report. http://bit.ly/FutureofEDU

Brown, B., Jacobsen, M., Hurrell, C., & Roberts, V. (2021). Ethical technology & education: A collaborative letter with the team behind open educational resources at the Werklund School of Education [Editorial]. Teaching and Learning Online Network (TALON) Letter, Issue 22.  https://files.cargocollective.com/c786499/Issue_22_compressed.pdf

Brown, B., Thomas, C., & Roy, S. (2019). Partner Research Schools: Conversations about research partnerships. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/111447

Barrette-Ng, N., Nowell, L., Anderson, S.J., Arcellana-Panlilio, M., Brown, B., Chalhoub, S., Clancy, T.L., Desjardine, P., Dorland, A.M., Dyjur, P., Mueller, K., Reid, L., Squance, R., Towers, J., & Wilcox, G. (2019). The Mentorship Guide for Teaching and Learning. Calgary, AB: Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Guide Series. https://taylorinstitute.ucalgary.ca/mentorship-guide-teaching-learning

Brown, B., Ellard, J., Faught, E., & Mosher, R. (2017). Partner research schools: Conversations about research ethics. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52242

Eaton, S. E., & Brown, B. (2017). Graduate student research manual: Focus groups and interviews. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.   http://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/31633

Doctoral Dissertation & Masters Thesis

Brown, B. (2013). How principals cultivate technology integration and use professional learning networks. Doctoral Dissertation, Graduate Programs in Education, University of Calgary. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/11023/919

Brown, B. (2000). Technology Mentorship: A staff development opportunity. Masters Thesis, Secondary Education, University of Alberta. https://search.proquest.com/docview/304645035

Books 

Brown, B., Roberts, V., Jacobsen, M., & Hurrell, C. (Eds.) (2022). Ethical use of technology in digital learning environments: Graduate student perspectives, Volume 2. University of Calgary. https://doi.org/10.11575/etn1-4302

Brown, B., Roberts, V., Jacobsen, M., & Hurrell, C. (Eds.) (2020). Ethical use of technology in digital learning environments: Graduate student perspectives. University of Calgary.  https://doi.org/10.11575/ant1-kb38

Friesen, S., Saar, C., Park, A., Marcotte, C., Hampshire, T., Martin, B., Brown, B., & Martin, J. (2015). Focus on Inquiry.  http://inquiry.galileo.org/

Book Chapters (Refereed)

Sanbrooks, J. & Brown, B. (2021). Social media use among 9-to-11-year-old children and influences on leadership practices in schools. In M. Griffin & C. Zinskie (Eds.) Social media: Influences on education, Information Age Publishing, Inc. https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Social-Media

Jacobsen, M., Friesen, S., & Brown, B. (2020). Teachers’ Professional Learning Focused on Designs for Early Learners and Technology.  In Information Resources Management Association (Eds.) Research Anthology on Facilitating New Educational Practices Through Communities of Learning, pp. 456-477. IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7294-8  Note: IGI Global Executive Board selected chapter for Research Anthology

Beck, J., Fowler, T., & Brown, B. (2020). Asynchronous professional learning: An online conference to connect pre-service and in-service teachers to current research. In R. E., Ferding, E., Baumgartner, R. Hartshorne, R., Kaplan-Rakowski & C. Mouza (Eds.), Teaching, technology, and teacher education during the COVID-19 pandemic: Stories from the field (pp. 565-567). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/p/216903/

Brown, B. & Eaton, S. E. (2020). Using a community of inquiry lens to examine synchronous online discussions in graduate courses (Chapter 10). In L. Wilton, & Brett C. (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Online Discussion-Based Teaching Methods, IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-3292-8

Brown, B. & Vaughan, N. (2018). Designing group work in blended learning environments. In R. J. Harnish, K. R. Bridges, D. N. Sattler, M. L. Signorella, & M. Munson (Eds.). The Use of Technology in Teaching and Learning, pp. 82-97. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: https://teachpsych.org/ebooks/useoftech

Jacobsen, M., Friesen, S., & Brown, B. (2017). Teachers’ professional learning focused on designs for early learners and technology. In D. Polly, T. Petty & A. Good (Eds.),  Innovative Practices in Teacher Preparation and Graduate-Level Teacher Education Programs. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Brown, B. (2013). Technology-enhanced learning environment. In R. C. Richey (Ed), Encyclopedia of terminology for educational communications and technology (pp. 304-305), New York, NY: Springer.

Book Reviews

Brown, B. (2019). Book Review. [Review of the book Grading for equity: What it is, why it matters, and how it can transform schools and classrooms, by J. Feldman]. Education Canada, 59(1). https://www.edcan.ca/articles/grading-for-equity/

Brown, B. (2015). Book Review. [Review of the book The inclusion toolbox: Strategies and techniques for all teachers, by J. Kurth & M. Gross]. Education Canada, 55(2). https://www.edcan.ca/articles/book-review-the-inclusion-toolbox/

Brown, B. (2013).  Book review. [Review of the book Never underestimate your teachers: Instructional leadership for excellence in every classroom, by R. R. Jackson]. Education Canada. https://www.edcan.ca/articles/never-underestimate-your-teachers-instructional-leadership-for-excellence-in-every-classroom-by-robyn-r-jackson/

Brown, B. (2013). Book review. [Review of the book Culture re-boot: Reinvigorating school culture to improve student outcomes, by L. Kaplan & W. Owings]. Education Canada. https://www.edcan.ca/articles/culture-re-booot-reinvigorating-school-culture-to-improve-student-outcomes-by-leslie-kaplan-and-william-owings/

Selected  Reports 

Webster, M., Delanoy, N., and Brown, B. (2021). Flipped Learning in Junior High Math Classes: Almadina Language Charter Academy (Research Brief). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. (12 pages)  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/114091

Hartwell, A., Brown, B., & Hanlon, P. (2021). Designing for technology-enabled learning environments. (18 pages) http://hdl.handle.net/1880/113710

Hartwell, A., Anderson, M., Hanlon, P., & Brown, B. (2021). Asynchronous discussion forums: Five learning designs. University of Calgary. (12 pages) http://hdl.handle.net/1880/113403

Brandon, J., Brown, B., Chu, M-W., Friesen, S., Louie, D., Parsons, D., Hunter, D., Stelmach, B., Schmidt, E., Adams, P., Burleigh, D., Mombourquette, C., (2021). Optimum learning for all students implementing Alberta’s 2018 professional practice standards: Confidential 2020-2021 year 2 survey research report. Alberta Education. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/113251

Brandon, J., Brown, B., Chu, M-W., Friesen, S., Louie, D., Parsons, D., Hunter, D., Stelmach, B., Schmidt, E., Adams, P., Burleigh, D., Mombourquette, C., (2020). Optimum learning for all students implementing Alberta’s 2018 professional practice standards a longitudinal, mixed methods research study: 2019-2020 provincial year 1 survey research report. Alberta Education. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/113250

Mosher, R., Pamplin, L., Brown, B., & Delanoy, N. (2020). Leadership scholarship and certification through cognitive apprenticeship. (Poster) http://hdl.handle.net/1880/112758

McDermott, M., Brown, B., Friesen, S., Markides, J., MacDonald, J., & Holden, M. (2020). Leading for Indigenous Learning: Research Brief. (6 pages)  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/112714

Brown, B., Roberts, V., & Beck, J. (2019). New teachers implementing professional practice standards: Research brief. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/111144

Brown, B. & Egizii, R. (2019, August). Research-Practice Partnerships in Alberta: Research Brief. Report prepared for Alberta Education. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/110743

Van Rosendaal, A. & Brown, B. (2019, August). Quality leadership: A literature review for Northern Gateway Public Schools. Report prepared for Northern Gateway Public Schools.  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/111535

Brown, B., Thomas, C., Delanoy, N. & Brandon, J. (2018). Quality Teaching: A Literature Review for Northern Gateway Public Schools. Report prepared for Northern Gateway Public Schools. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/106617 

Eaton, S. E., Brown, B., Schroeder, M., Lock, J., & Jacobsen, M. (2017). Signature pedagogies for e-learning in higher education and beyond. Calgary: University of Calgary. An Open Educational Resource (OER) developed as a contribution to the “English in Technology” event sponsored by The White House Office of Global Engagement and the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51848

Eaton, S. E., Brown, B., & Schroeder, M. (2017). Student learning in synchronous online classes: Research project brief. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary.  http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51792

Friesen, S., Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Alonso Yanez, G. (2016). Highly adaptive learning systems: Research in seven redesigned high schools in Alberta. Alberta Education.  http://abhsredesign.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/High-School-Redesign-Research-2016.pdf

Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., & Lambert, D. (2013). Technology-enhanced learning environments in higher education: A review of the literature. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52244

Selected  Proceedings

Jacobsen, M., Brown, B., Roberts, V., Hurrell, C., Neutzling, N. & Travers-Hayward, M. (2021, June 17-18). Open learning designs and participatory pedagogies for graduate student online publishing. Proceedings of the Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse International Students in Open and Online Learning Environments: A Research Symposium (pp. 1-8). International Teaching Online Symposium, University of Windsor, Canada. https://scholar.uwindsor.ca/itos21/session3/session3/9/

Brown, B., Roberts, V., Jacobsen, M., Hurrell, C., Neutzling, N., & Travers-Hayward, M. (2021, May 31-June 3). Open education co-design as a participatory pedagogy in an online graduate class [Proceedings]. Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA), 1(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.18357/otessac.2021.1.1.41

Thomas, C., Brown, B. & Hill, J. (2019, July 3-5). Improving student learning in group assignments through instructional design [Paper presentation]. In S. Friesen, J. Brandon, & M. Jacobsen (Eds). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS Conference: Transforming Pedagogies, p. 31-37. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/111767.2

Roberts, V., Beck, J., & Brown, B. (2019, July 3-5). Connecting design-based research: A responsive methodology for connecting research and practice [Paper presentation]. In S. Friesen, J. Brandon, & M. Jacobsen (Eds). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS Conference: Transforming Pedagogies, p.9-16. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/111767.2

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Schroeder, M. (2017, May 4-5). Signature pedagogies in online classes [Paper presentation]. In A.P. Preciado Babb, Yeworiew, L., & Sabbaghan, S. (Eds.). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS 2017 Conference: Leading Educational Change, pp. 66-74. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52096

Thomas, C. & Brown, B. (2017, May 4-5). Strategies for successful group work [Paper presentation]. In A.P. Preciado Babb, Yeworiew, L., & Sabbaghan, S. (Eds.). Selected Proceedings of the IDEAS 2017 Conference: Leading Educational Change, pp. 37-46. Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/52096

Alonso-Yanez, G., Brown, B., Friesen, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2016, May 5-6). Innovative Methods to Study School System Dynamics [Paper presentation]. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. IDEAS 2016 Conference: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, AB, Canada (pp. 12-21). http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51204

Brandon, J., Saar, C., Friesen, S., Brown, B., & Yee, D. (2016, May 5-6). Pedagogical leadership teams: Magnifying and spreading impact [Paper presentation]. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. IDEAS 2016 Conference: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, AB, Canada (pp. 152-161). http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51207

Brown, B., Schroeder, M., & Eaton, S.E. (2016, May 5-6). Designing Synchronous Online Interactions and Discussions [Paper presentation]. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. IDEAS 2016 Conference: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, AB, Canada (pp. 51-60). http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51209

Brown, B., Eaton, S. E., Dressler, R., & Jacobsen, M. (2015, April 30). Professional collaboration as responsive pedagogy [Paper presentation]. In P. Preciado Babb (Ed.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Designing Responsive Pedagogy. University of Calgary, AB, Canada. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/50864

Brown, B., Jacobsen, M., & Lambert, D. (2014, May 9-10). Learning technologies in higher education [Paper presentation]. In P. Preciado Babb (Ed.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Rising to the Challenge Conference, (pp. 25-43). Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada. http://hdl.handle.net/1880/50588

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