Category: Research

Links and excerpts of previously conducted research and investigations in progress.

PhD Dissertation in Brief

The main purpose of my Action Research investigation was to better understand how post-secondary faculty mentor self-regulatory behaviours in a project-based learning environment (PjBL). The secondary purpose was to understand how the Action Research process supported faculty in their mentoring. Lastly, understanding learner perceptions of being mentored and how the faculty’s mentoring of specific self-regulatory…

Case Studies: Interactive Digital Media Artifacts

Case studies (100-150 pgs.) were part of the final ‘deliverable’, along with an interactive digital prototype of 13- week projects supervised at the MDM Program (game, mobile, installation, video and web apps) for real-world clients. Documentation generally consisted of a problem statement, problem(s) to solve, research, executive summary, methods, and applying a user-centered methodology. The…

PhD Research

The map below represents a typology I developed with faculty at the Master of Digital Media Program in order to better operationalize the mentoring strategies they used to mentor self-regulatory behaviours from learners on projects with clients from the video game industry.  I am now a PhD Candidate with all-but-dissertation (ABD) status, anticipating a defence in summer of 2016.

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