ETAD Faculty & Staff

Dr. Jay Wilson
Graduate Coordinator for ECUR & ETAD
3117 Education
(306) 966-7617
jay.wilson@usask.ca

Patti Gillies
Graduate Program Secretary
3060 Education
patricia.gillies@usask.ca
(306) 966-5255

Teaching Faculty

The faculty in Educational Technology and Design enjoy national and international recognition. They have received numerous awards, published several significant books, and regularly contribute research and scholarly papers to leading journals.

Barry Brown

Dr. F. B. Brown,
Professor Emeritus
1234 Education
306-966-7550
barry.brown@usask.ca

Dr. Brown's educational background includes a B.A. (Physics), B.Ed. (English) and M.Ed. (Administration) from the University of Saskatchewan and an Ed.D. (Instructional Systems Technology) from Indiana University. He has taught at the University of Saskatchewan since 1964. Dr. Brown's research interests are in telecommunications and distance learning both locally and globally. He acts as a graduate advisor for Master's students in the administration and organization of media centres and the mediums of television production, multimedia production, distance learning and photography.
   
Dirk Morrison

Dr. Dirk Morrison
3119 Education
306-966-6483
dirk.morrison@usask.ca

Before joining the faculty in Educational Technology and Design in 2005, Dr. Morrison received a Specialized Honours in Psychology and an M.Sc in Rural Extension Studies from the University of Guelph. He then completed his doctorate in Education from the University of Toronto (OISE), with a focus on the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) in adult learning context, and was a faculty member in the Division of Extension and Public Service at the University of Saskatchewan. D. (Dirk) Morrison, Ed.D. (University of Toronto), M.Sc., B.A., Associate Professor. Research interests: instructional design practice applied to distance and e-learning; educational technology in higher education, non-formal and informal online learning environments; effects of ICT on culture and society.
   
Len Proctor

Dr. L.F. Proctor
3118 Education
306-966-7638
len.proctor@usask.ca

Dr. Proctor's educational background includes a B.A., B.Ed. and a M.Ed. (Adult Education) from the University of Saskatchewan and a M.L.S. (Library Science) and a Ph.D. (Instructional Systems Technology) from Indiana University. He has taught at the University of Saskatchewan since 1976.

Dr. Proctor's research interests centre around the integration of media, resources and new technologies in the classroom, and he is Head of the Department of Curriculum Studies. He acts as a graduate advisor for Master's students in the design, development, and evaluation of learning programs and resources using qualitative research methods.

   
Rick Schwier

Dr. Richard A. Schwier
3023 Education
306-966-7641
richard.schwier@usask.ca

Rick's educational background includes a B.S. (English), M.S. (Instructional Systems Technology) and Ed.D. (Instructional Systems Technology, Telecommunications, Business), all from Indiana University. He has taught at the University of Saskatchewan since 1978.

Rick's research interests include change agency, instructional design and and virtual learning communities. He supervises graduate student research in the areas of instructional design, visual design and distributed learning environments.

   
Jay Wilson

Dr. Jay Wilson
3117 Education
306-966-7617
jay.wilson@usask.ca

Jay’s educational background includes a B.A. (History), B.Ed. (Elementary Education) and a M.Ed. (Educational Communications and Technology) from the University of Saskatchewan.  He also has a Diploma in Broadcast Communications from Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta. Jay’s doctorate is from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.

Jay has worked in pre-service teacher education for many years. He has extensive practical experience in the area of technology and its application to teaching and instruction. He is also skilled in the areas of multimedia production, application of video in education and delivery of professional development.

His research interests centre on technology skill development in educators, developing quality e-learning  experiences and studying the social impacts of technology.