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Gale Parchoma Associate Professor, Curriculum Studies

Educational Technology & Design (ETAD)

Address
Room 3120 28 Campus Drive, Saskatoon SK S7N 0X1

Education

PhD, 2007, University of Saskatchewan, Educational Administration

Dissertation
Faculty Integration of Computer-Mediated Learning Technologies into Teaching Praxis

MA in Education, 1999, University of Victoria, Curriculum and Instruction

BA (Granted with High Honours), 1993, University of Saskatchewan, North American Literature

B.Ed. (Granted with Great Distinction), 1988, University of Saskatchewan, English Language Arts and Social Studies Instruction, Professional Specialty:  Educational Communications and Technology

Teaching Experience

Representative University of Saskatchewan Courses

  • ETAD 803.3 Multimedia Design for Learning
  • ETAD 991.3 Scholarship of Teaching
  • ECUR 991.3 Scholarship of Teaching
  • ERES 800.3 Research Methods Introductory

University of Calgary Courses

  • EDER 679.L02 Instructional Design and Development
  • EDER 701.L03 Action Research
  • EDER 779.L60 Advanced Concepts in Educational Technology
  • EDER 603.L10 Writing Educational Research
  • EDER 708.L03 Collaboratory II: Technology
  • EDER 708.L02 Innovations in Teaching and Learning
  • EDER 709.L01 Commensurability in Educational Technology Research Designs
  • EDER 701.L05 Participatory Research Methodologies
  • EDER 679.L01 Designing and Developing Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Experiences
  • EDER 679.L39 Facilitating Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Experiences
  • EDUC 520  Interdisciplinary Learning

Lancaster University Courses

  • ED.S 821 Research Methods in Education and Social Science Settings: Philosophy, methodology, techniques, and tools
  • ED.S 822 The Development of Professional Practice
  • ED.S 823 Researching Technology Enhanced/Networked Learning, Teaching and Assessment
  • ED.S 824 Groups and Communities: Researching Technology-enhanced / Networked Learning Communities
  • ED.S 825 Interculturality and Globalization in Technology Enhanced Learning
  • ED.S 826 Researching and Reflecting on Technology Enhanced Learning in Educational Settings
  • PinE  313 Learning in a Digital Age
  • ED.S 100 Education: Contemporary Issues and Debates

K-12 Teaching

  • Similkameen School Division, Secondary English Language Arts, Social Studies, Teacher Librarian
  • Seabird Island Community School, Grades 7 and 8
  • Saskatoon Public Schools, Secondary English Language Arts

Graduate Student Supervision

  • PhD, Dorothea Nelson, University of Calgary, Co-supervisor (in-progress)
             Researching the Design of a Culturally Sensitive Library Science Course
  • PhD, Shaily Bhola, University of Calgary, Co-supervisor (in-progress)
             Collaborative Learning and Chemistry Threshold Concepts: A Case Study
  • EdD, Kathlyn Bradshaw, University of Calgary, Co-supervisor (in-progress)
             Boundary Crossing and MOOC Design
  • EdD, Gordon Green, University of Calgary, Co-supervisor (in-progress)
            Examining Interprofessional Team Decision Making through a Distributed Cognition Lens
  • EdD, Andrew West, University of Calgary, Co-supervisor (in-progress)
            Respiratory Therapy Students’ Experiences of Assessment in Clinical Simulation-Based Learning Environments
  • PhD, Armineh Shahoumian, Lancaster University, Co-supervisor, (in-progress)
            Blended Simulation-based Medical Education: A Study of 3rd-year Medical Students’ experiences a Northwest NHS Trust Simulation Centre
  • PhD, Alex Bell, Lancaster University, 2015
            The place of ‘voice’ in collaborative online learning: Postgraduate educator practitioners’ experiences
  • PhD, Hans Oberg, Lancaster University, 2015
            Understanding Swedish university teachers’ lived experiences of transitioning from on-campus to online teaching
  • PhD, Pat Owen, Lancaster University, 2014
            Professional education policy, intention and process: Policy analysis the education of health visitors
  • PhD, Enda Toumey, Lancaster University, 2014
            Discussing writing: Peer feedback on writing essays in an online forum for learners of English
  • PhD, Jeffrey Keefer, Lancaster University, co-supervisor, 2013
            Navigating liminality in distance education: International experiences of research and professional doctorate learners
  • PhD, Debbie Prescott, Lancaster University, 2013
            Change agents and impacts: Technology adoption in a research-oriented university
  • PhD, Jane Davis, Lancaster University, 2013
            Identity, invisibility and social forces
  • PhD, Marguerite Koole, Lancaster University, 2012
            Identity positioning of graduate students in a networked learning environment
  • PhD, Tugba Ozturk, Lancaster University, Co-supervisor, 2011
            Conflict in virtual learning communities  
  • PhD, Nicos Souleles, Lancaster University, Co-supervisor, 2011
            E-learning in art and design  
  • PhD, Ian Willis, Lancaster University, Co-supervisor, 2011
            Internationalisation at a research-led university
  • MEd, Sally Dixon, Lancaster University, 2011
            Investigating student use of educational technologies in an economically depressed further education
  • MEd, David Murray, Lancaster University, 2011
            An evaluation of the implementation of initial teacher training e-learning grants at the University of Cumbria 2008 – 2010
  • MEd, Tim McShane, Lancaster University, 2010
            Is the quality of online tutoring and facilitation in NCSL programmes promoting or obstructing the learning of participants?
  • MEd, Louise Hicks, Lancaster University, 2009
            A learning technologists’ evaluation of a design for online learning
  • MEd, Lorraine Farrow, Lancaster University, 2009
           Use of an application of instructional systems design theory in the creation of a module for San Diego State University
  • MEd, St. Clair Desantos, Lancaster University, 2009
            Principals’ use of ICT in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • MVetSc, Sameeh Arbutarbush, University of Saskatchewan, Co-supervisor, 2005
            Measuring educational effectiveness of a self-learning module for passing a nasogastric tube in the horse

Honours and Awards

  • 2015    Award for Best Faculty Poster: University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching
  • 2014    Research Associate, Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
  • 2009    Outstanding Paper Award for: Parchoma, G. (2009). Toward developing teaching, learning, and technology perspectives-in-practice for networked learning. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 3061-3068). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • 2008    UK Economic and Social Research Council bursary for e-research methods training
  • 2004    University of Saskatchewan, College of Graduate Studies Scholarship ($18,000) – Please note that I could not accept this scholarship as its terms included resignation from my staff position.
  • 2004    1st Place in the 2004 CANARIE poster competition for demonstrating the best representation of advancement in e-learning in Canada
  • 2003    Graduate Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan
  • 2002    Milton Acorn Prize for Poetry in Canada
  • 2001    Commonwealth of Learning UNHCR course received the Award for Excellence in Development and Delivery of Distance Education and Open Learning Programs
  • 2001    Tidepool Prize for Poetry in Canada
  • 1998 – 99   University of Victoria: Graduate Fellowship
  • 1988 - 89   University of Saskatchewan: College of Arts and Science, Undergraduate Scholarship  
  • 1988    University of Saskatchewan: College of Education, J. Victoria Minors Book Prize: for achieving the 2nd highest GPA in the College of Education
  • 1986-87-88  University of Saskatchewan: College of Education, Undergraduate Scholarships

Grants

  • 2015-2017 Principle Investigator: University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grant ($38,900) for Examining Relationships between Synchronous and Asynchronous Interactions in an Online Doctoral Research Course. (This project is being jointly undertaken with Dr. Simmons and Dr. Jacobsen.)
  • 2014-2015 Principle Investigator: Werklund School of Education Development Grant ($1500) for developing a SSHRC Insight Development Grant: Deconstructing the Graduate Seminar: Identifying Opportunities for and Instances of Innovative Teaching Practices. (This project was jointly undertaken with Dr. Michael Power, Laval University).
  • 2012-2015 Principle Investigator: Parallel Pilot Studies of French- and English-Language Graduate Seminar Teaching Practices. Vice President Research, Start-up Grant ($5000), University of Calgary. (This project was jointly undertaken with Dr. Michael Power, Laval University).
  • 2011-2013 Principal Investigator: Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust (£120,000): Integrating Technology Enhanced Learning into Simulation Based Medical Education - Policy and Practice. (This work was undertaken in collaboration with Armineh Shahoumain, PhD student, Lancaster University, as well as NHS project partners)
  • 2009-2010 Principal Investigator: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust: Pilot e-Learning Strategy Study (£11,500). (This work was undertaken in collaboration with Dr. Maria Zenios, Lancaster University, and Armineh Shahoumain, PhD student, Lancaster University)
  • 2009 Co-Applicant: Faculty of Arts and Science equipment grant for establishing the CSALT TEL Studio (£20,000) as a venue for faculty and graduate students’ to collaborate on research projects. (This work was undertaken with Drs Julie-Ann Sime and Graeme Hughes, Lancaster University)
  • 2008-2009 Principal Investigator: Lancaster University: Research Enterprise Fund: Interdisciplinary seminar series on technology enhanced learning for UK, EU, and international researchers (£7,000)
  • 2006 Principal Investigator: Animal Health League of Canada. Grant #6 ($6000): Research and Development award for Reducing the Use of Live Animals in Veterinary Teaching. (This work was undertaken in collaboration with Drs. Jonathan Naylor & Katharina Lohmann, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan)
  • 2006 Co-investigator: SaskLearning, Technology Enhanced Learning Research Grant, e-Portfolio’s in Higher Education ($5,000). (In this role, I coordinated activities and wrote the final report for a group of 12 researchers and research students from Computer Science, Dentistry, Drama, Education, Extension, Division of Media and Technology, and Information Technology Services, University of Saskatchewan)
  • 2005-06 Principal Investigator: Association of Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC) Trust - Research Award for Measuring the Effectiveness of Accommodating Learning Styles for 3rd Year Small Animal Clinical Science Students in Veterinary Medicine ($3500). (This work was undertaken in collaboration with Drs. Sue Taylor and Cheryl Waldner, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, and Sharon Porterfield, Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan)
  • 2003 Co-investigator: SaskLearning: Technology Enhanced Learning Research Grant for Measuring Educational Effectiveness of a Self-Learning Module for Passing a Nasogastric Tube in the Horse ($25,000). (This work was undertaken in collaboration with Drs. Jonathan Naylor and Sameeh Abutarbush, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Marcel D’Eon, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan)

Publications

Books

  • Parchoma, G. (2008). Adoption of technology enhanced learning in higher education: Influences of institutional policies and practices. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Parchoma, G. (2014). The contested ontology of affordances: Implications for researching technological affordances. Computers in Human Behavior, 37, 360-368.
  • Wright, S., Short, B., & Parchoma, G. (2013). Supporting creativity in craft brewing – A case study of iPhone use in the transition from novice towards mastery. International Journal on Blended and Mobile Learning, 5(3), 52-67.
  • Koole, M., & Parchoma, G. (2012). The ethical and practical implications of systems architecture on identity in networked learning: A constructionist perspective. Interactive Learning Environments, 20(3), 203-215.
  • Wright, S., & Parchoma, G. (2011). Technologies for learning? An actor-network theory informed critique of mobile learning research and the search for ‘affordances’. Research in Learning Technology 19(3), 247-258.
  • Parchoma, G. (2006). A proposed e-learning policy field for the Academy. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 18 (3), 230-240.
  • Abutarbush, S. M., Naylor, J. M., Parchoma, G., D'Eon, M., Petrie, L., Carruthers, T. (2006). Evaluation of traditional instruction versus a self-learning computer module in teaching veterinary students how to pass a nasogastric tube in the horse. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 33 (3), 447-54.
  • Parchoma, G. (2005). Roles and relationships in virtual environments: A model for adult distance educators extrapolated from leadership in experiences in virtual organizations. International Journal on E-Learning, 4(4), 463-487.
  • Naylor, J.M. (2005, May). Learning in the information age: Electronic resources for veterinarians. In G. Parchoma (Ed.), Large Animal Veterinary Rounds, 5 (5).
  • Parchoma, G. (2004). Learner-centered instructional design and development: Two examples of success. Journal of Distance Education, 18(2), 35-60.

Peer-reviewed Chapters in Edited Books

  • Parchoma, G. (In progress). Reclaiming distributed cognition in networked learning. In N. Bonderup Dohn, S. Cramer, J-A Sime, M. de Laat & T. Ryberg (Eds.) Networked Learning. Springer Science+Business Media.
  • Parchoma, G., & Keefer, J. (2016). Disciplinarity issues in educational technology doctoral supervision. In P. Blessinger and D. Stockley (Eds.), Emerging directions in doctoral education, Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (pp. 89-109) (Vol. 6). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group.
  • Wright, S., & Parchoma, G. (2014). Mobile learning and immutable mobiles - The use of iPhones in craft breweries. In V.Hodgson, M.de Latt, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.) Developing theory, design, and experience of networked learning (pp. 241-262). Springer Science+Business Media.
  • Shahoumian, A., Sanders, M., Zenious, M., Parchoma, G., & Hanson, J. (2014). Blended simulation based medical education: A complex learning/training opportunity. In P. Zaphris and A. Ioannou (Eds.) Learning and collaboration technologies: Technology-rich environments for learning and collaboration, Lecture notes in computer science, 8523 (pp. 478-485). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  • Koole, M,. & Parchoma, G. (2013). Networked learning and the web of identity. In S. Warburton & S. Hatzipanagos (Eds.) Digital identity and social media, Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Parchoma, G. (2011). Toward diversity in researching teaching and technology philosophies-in-practice in e-learning communities. In B. Daniel (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities: Paradigms and Phenomena (Vol. 1, 61-86), Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Parchoma, G. (2010). Leadership strategies for coordinating distance education instructional development teams. In D. Kennenpohl & L. Shaw (Eds.) Accessible elements: Teaching science at a distance (pp. 37-60). Athabasca, Canada: Athabasca University Press.
  • Parchoma, G., Taylor, S.M., Naylor, J.M., Abutarbush, S.M, & Lohmann, K. L. (2009).  Integrating human-computer interaction in veterinary medicine curricula. In C. Ang & P. Zapharis  (Eds.) Human computer interaction: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 1656-1672). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Parchoma, G. (2008). Visualizing ICT change in the Academy. In C. Van Syke (Ed.). Information communication technologies: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 3695-3715). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Parchoma, G. (2007). Visualizing ICT change in the academy. In E. MacKay (Ed.). Enhancing learning through human-computer interaction (pp. 1-20). Idea Group: Hershey, PA.
  • Parchoma, G., Taylor, S. M., Naylor, J.M., Abutarbush, S. M., Lohmann, K., Schwarz, K., Waldner, C., Porterfield, S., Schmon, C. L., Polley, L., & Clark, C. (2007). Integrating human-computer interaction in veterinary medicine curricula. In E. MacKay (Ed.). Enhancing learning through human-computer interaction (pp. 204-220). Idea Group: Hershey, PA.
  • Parchoma, G. (2005). Collaborative instructional design, development, and evaluation of a computer-based module for a veterinary medical exercise. In A. Wong (Ed.), Facilitating access and flexibility in learning: An anthology of Chinese-Canadian case studies and glossary in open and distance learning (pp. 30-36). Beijing, PRC: China Agricultural Press.

Peer-reviewed Articles in Reference Books

  • Parchoma, G. (2015). Distributed cognition in computer-supported collaborative learning.  In J. M. Spector (Ed.), Encyclopedia of educational technology (pp.233-237). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Bhola, S., & Parchoma, G. (in press for December, 2016).  Threshold concepts and conceptual change processes. In N. Chick & C. Jeffs (Eds.) Papers in Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Proceedings of the University of Calgary Postsecondary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, Calgary, AB.
  • West, A., Kim, B., & Parchoma, G. (2016). A socio-culturally informed instructional design framework for clinical simulation. Abstract in the Cureus Archives of Scholarship in Simulation and Educational Techniques. Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.

  • Parchoma, G. (2016). Reclaiming distributed cognition in networked learning: An inter-subjective, socio-material perspective. In S. Cramner, M. de Laat, & J-A. Sime (Eds.) Proceedings on the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning, Lancaster, UK.
  • West, A., & Parchoma, G. (2016). Assessment in clinical simulation: Current practices, changing influences, and the potential for networked learning in shaping the future. In S. Cramner, M. de Laat, & JA. Sime (Eds.) Proceedings on the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning, Lancaster, UK.
  • Simmons, M., Parchoma, G., Jacobsen, M., Nelson, D., & Bhola, S. (2016). Designing for engagement in an online doctoral research methods course. In M. Takeuchi, A. P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock (Eds.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Designing for Innovation (pp. 81-91), Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.  
  • Parchoma, G., & Power, M. (2015). Deconstructing the graduate seminar: Creating a design typology. In P. Preciado & M. Takeuchi (Eds.)  Proceedings of the IDEAS Conference: Designing Responsive Pedagogy, Werklund School of the Education, University of Calgary.
  • Bhola, S., & Parchoma, G. (2015). Comparative perspectives on the learning of sciences. In P. Preciado & M. Takeuchi (Eds.)  Proceedings of the IDEAS Conference: Designing Responsive Pedagogy, Werklund School of the Education, University of Calgary.
  • O’Keefe, C., & Parchoma, G. (2014). Performing blended learning as a product and a service. In S. Bayne, C. Jones, M. de Laat, T. Ryberg, & C. Sinclair (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Networked Learning, (pp. 471-479), Edinburgh, UK.
  • Shahoumian, A., Parchoma, G., and Hanson, J. (2014). Blended simulation based medical education: A durable network for learning? In S. Bayne, C. Jones, M. de Laat, T. Ryberg, & C. Sinclair (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Networked Learning, (pp. 427-430), Edinburgh, UK.
  • Shahoumian, A., Saunders, M., Zenios, M., Parchoma, G., & Hanson, J. (2014). Blended simulation based medical education: a complex learning/ training opportunity. Proceedings of the HCI International 2014: 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Crete, Cyprus. Retrieved from http://www.hcii2014.org/
  • Parchoma, G., & Hanson, J. (2012). A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Proceedings of the E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Montreal, QB: October 9-12.
  • Parchoma, G., Pimblett, M., Dickinson, M., & Hanson, J. (2012). Simulation based medical education: Constructing the patient’s perspective. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Proceedings of the E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Montreal, QB: October 9-12.
  • Parchoma, G., Zenios, M., & Shahoumian, A. (2012). Theorizing blended simulation based medical education (SBME): A networked learning theory-informed perspective. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Proceedings of the E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Montreal, QB: October 9-12.
  • Shahoumian, A. (2012). Introducing a blended networked learning approach into simulation based medical education (SBME): A collaborative interdisciplinary approach to project development. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Proceedings of the E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education, Montreal, QB: October 9-12.
  • Quinn, A., Wilson, J, Pimblett, M., Dickinson, M., & Hanson, J. (2012). Validating the matrix marking system for NHS simulation-based medical education assessment. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Proceedings of the E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (pp. 770-775). Montreal, QB: October 9-12.
  • Keefer, J.M., & Parchoma, G. (2012). The experience of interdisciplinarity in doctoral research: Threshold journeys. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Threshold Concepts Conference and the National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June, 27-28, 2012.
  • Parchoma, G. (2012). Transdisciplinary research in technology enhanced/networked learning practices: Symposium overview. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 496-497), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Parchoma, G., and Keefer, J.M. (2012). Contested disciplinarity in international doctoral supervision. In G.Parchoma (Chair), Transdisciplinary research in technology enhanced/networked learning practices. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 498-505), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Hunter, M., & Parchoma, G. (2012). Content and language integrated learning: Shifting boundaries and terrain mapping. In G. Parchoma (Chair), Transdisciplinary research in technology enhanced/networked learning practices. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 514-521), Maastricht, The Netherlands..
  • Thomas, H. (2012). Stage on the page: Trying out the metaphor of Japanese Noh and Kabuki theatre as a way to explore text based activities in a virtual learning environment. In G .Parchoma (Chair), Transdisciplinary research in technology enhanced/networked learning practices. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 506-513), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Shahoumian, A., Parchoma, G., Zenios, M., Hanson, J., Dickinson, M., & Pimblett, M. (2012). A networked learning-informed investigation of introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) context. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Wright, S., & Parchoma, G. (2012). Mobile learning and immutable mobiles - using iPhones to support informal learning in craft breweries. In V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. ed Latt, D. McConnell, & P. Sloep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 397-405), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  • Parchoma, G. (2010). International tutor perspectives on undergraduate networked learning environments. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson , C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010 (pp. 902-903), Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Bell, A., Zenios, M., & Parchoma, G. (2010). Undergraduate experiences of coping with networked learning: Difficulties now, possibilities for the future. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson , C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010 (pp. 904-911), Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Bonzo, J., & Parchoma, G. (2010). The paradox of social media in higher education institutions. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson , C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010 (pp. 912-917), Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Oberg, H., Zenios, M., & Parchoma, G. (2010).  Teachers’ views on assessment in higher education. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson , C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010 (pp. 925-931), Aalborg, Denmark,.
  • Themelis, C., Parchoma, G., & Reynolds, M. (2010). Athenian democracy and networked learning communities. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson , C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Learning 2010 (pp. 918-924), Aalborg, Denmark,.
  • Parchoma, G. (2009). Toward developing teaching, learning, and technology perspectives-in-practice for networked learning. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 3061-3068). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • Parchoma, G., Joannidou, S., Bonzo, J., Themelis, C., Bell, A., Davis, J., Oberg, H., Prescott, D., Toumey, E., Wilkinson, J., Lawson, M. & Avery, B. (2009). Community development of a philosophy-in-practice for a networked learning module. In T. Bastiaens et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 3055-3060). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • Parchoma, G. & Dykes, M.E. (2008). Bridging networked learning between the knowledge economy and higher education: A philosophical approach. In V. Hodgson: Where is the learning in networked learning? Symposium: Proceedings of Networked Learning 2008, Halkidiki, Greece, May 3-5.
  • Parchoma, G. (2005). A proposed e-learning policy field for a research-oriented university. In Conference Proceedings of the joint meeting of the 3rd International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2005) and the International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2005), Orlando, July 14-17.
  • Naylor, J.M., Abutarbush, S. M., & Parchoma, G. (2005). Using technology to improve animal welfare. Results of a randomized controlled trial comparing knowledge, preference and proficiency of students taught by traditional instructor demonstration or a multimedia CD. Proceedings of the Association of Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers Conference, Scarborough, UK. March 22-23.
  • Abutarbush, S. M., Parchoma, G., Petrie, L., & Naylor, J. (2004). Evaluation of traditional versus a self-learning computer module in teaching how to pass a nasogastric tube in the horse. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, Minneapolis, MN - June 9 – 12

Reports to External Professional and Community Agencies

  • Parchoma, G. (2016). Toward making Honeywood Heritage Nursery sustainable: A community-based research and development plan. Parkside Community Centre, Parkside, SK., Oct. 20th.
  • Parchoma, G., Niazi, M., Taplin, J., West, A., Khan, S., & Green, G. (2016). Report on March 15, 2016 Workshop at Siksika Health Services.
    * Note that this report will be used for Siksika Health Services management team decisions and accreditation.

Invited Speaker

  • Parchoma, G. (2015). The role of social media in adolescent identity development. Keynote presentation to the Provincial and Territorial Distance Education Association. Yellowknife, NT, Oct. 14.
  • Parchoma, G. (2015). Designing and facilitating blended learning environments. Keynote presentation to the Provincial and Territorial Distance Education Association. Yellowknife, NT, Oct. 15.
  • Parchoma, G. (2013).  Researching blended learning in higher education: Potential implications and future directions for design and practice. Paper presented at the Annual Retreat of the Ontario Council of University Lifelong Learning. Cambridge, ON, October 17-18.
  • Parchoma, G., & Keefer, J.M. (2011). Contested disciplinarities in international doctoral supervision: A view from the field of technology enhanced (TEL) and networked learning (NL) across higher education. Beyond the ‘Is/Ought Divide’- A Two-day Workshop on Interdisciplinary Methodology in Ethics and Social Research. University of Manchester, UK, October 17-18.
  • Parchoma, G. (2009). e-Learning theory, research and practice: Are we working toward consistency or diversity? Online Educa Berlin: 15th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training. Berlin, Germany, Dec. 2-4.
  • Press release available at: http://www.checkpoint-elearning.eu/article/7486.html
  • Parchoma, G. (2003). Learner-centered design: Two examples of success. Global Knowledge Enterprise – Learning without Walls, 4th Distance Learning and the Internet Conference, Singapore, December 1-2.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • Parchoma, G., Simmons, M., Nelson, D., Jacobsen, M., & Bhola, S. (2016). Traces of embodiment and engagement in an online doctoral research methodology course. In G. Parchoma & M, Powers Towards the Finest Blend of Text and Voice in Graduate Online Learning: Current Practices: Eastern and Western Canadian Panel. COHERE, Sidney, NS, Oct. 13-14.
  • West, A., Kim, B., & Parchoma, G. (2016). A socio-culturally informed instructional design framework for clinical simulation. Poster Presentation at Sim Expo. Toronto, ON, Oct. 6-7.  
  • Parchoma, G., Power, M., Wilson, J., Koole, M., Lakhal, S., & Lock, J. (2016). The quest for the finest blends of text and voice in online graduate education: Establishing a national research agenda. Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education: Congress 2016, Calgary, AB, May, 29-31.
  • Simmons, M., Parchoma, G., Jacobsen, M., Nelson, D., & Bhola, S. (2016). Designing for engagement in an online doctoral research methods course: An applied ethnographic study. Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education: Congress 2016, Calgary, AB, May, 29-31.
  • Parchoma, G. (2016). Reclaiming distributed cognition in networked learning: An inter-subjective, socio-material perspective. 10th International Conference on Networked Learning, Lancaster, UK, May 9-11.
  • West, A., & Parchoma, G. (2016). Assessment in clinical simulation: Current practices, changing influences, and the potential for networked learning in shaping the future. 10th International Conference on Networked Learning, Lancaster, UK, May 9-11.
  • Simmons, M., Parchoma, G., Jacobsen, M., Nelson, D., & Bhola, S. (2016). Enhancing student engagement in an online doctoral research methods course. University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, Calgary, AB, May 10.
  • Simmons, M., Parchoma, G., Jacobsen, M., Nelson, D., & Bhola, S. (2016). Designing for engagement in an online doctoral research methods course: An applied ethnographic study. IDEAS: Designing for Innovation, Werklund School of Education, Calgary, AB, May 5-6.  
  • Bhola, S., & Parchoma, G. (2016).  Threshold concepts and conceptual change processes. Exploring Creativity in Postsecondary Learning & Teaching: University of Calgary Postsecondary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, Calgary, AB., May 2-3. 
  • Parchoma, G., Koole, M., Wilson, J., Simmons, M., Jacobsen, M., (2015). The quest for the finest blend of text and voice in online learning: A western Canadian perspective. Panel presentation to Canada’s Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research (COHERE). Victoria, BC, Oct. 22-23.
  • Parchoma, G. (2015). Simulation-based medical education in the UK. Presentation to the Sisika First Nation Medical Centre Executive and Staff, Ward of the 21st Century Executive and Staff, O’Brien Institute for Public Health and Cumming School of Medicine Representatives, Calgary, AB, June 19th.
  • Parchoma, G., Simmons, M., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Enhancing student engagement in an online doctoral research methods course. Poster presented at the University of Calgary Conference on Post Secondary Teaching and Learning, May 12-13.
  • Power, M., & Parchoma, G. (2015). Deconstructing the graduate seminar: Designs and practices. Paper presented at the University of Calgary Conference on Post Secondary Teaching and Learning, May 12-13.
  • Bhola, S., & Parchoma, G. (2015). Comparative perspectives on the learning of sciences. Paper presented at the 2015 !DEAS Conference: Designing Responsive Pedagogy, Calgary, AB, April 30-May 1.
  • Parchoma, G., & Power, M. (2015). Deconstructing the Graduate Seminar: Creating a Design Typology. Paper presented at the 2015 IDEAS Conference: Designing Responsive Pedagogy, Calgary, AB, April 30-May 1.
  • Parchoma, G., & Power, M. (2015). How faculty innovate: Parallel pilot studies of French- and English-language graduate seminar teaching practices. Paper presented to the Faculty of Education, Laval University, Laval, QB. January, 27.
  • Power, M., & Parchoma, G. (2014). Parallel pilot studies of French- and English-language graduate seminar teaching practices. Paper presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference. Laval, QB. October 22-25.
  • Power, M., & Parchoma, G. (2014). Le séminaire d’études supérieures, vers une typologie. Paper presented at Communaute pour l’Innovation et la Recherche sur les Technologies dans l’Enseignment/apprentissage, Sherbrooke, QB. Octobre 15-16.
  • Parchoma, G., & Power, M. (2014). Parallel pilot studies of French- and English-language graduate seminar teaching practices. Paper presented at Congress 2014 - Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education,   Brock, ON, May 24-28.
  • Shahoumian, A., Saunders, M., Zenios, M., Parchoma, G., & Hanson, J. (2014). Blended simulation based medical education: a complex learning/ training opportunity. Paper presented at HCI International 2014: 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Crete, Cyprus, June 22-27.
  • Parchoma, G. (2013). Much ado about affordances: Implications for researching technological affordances. Invited presentation for the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research, April 3.
  • Parchoma, G. (2013). The many faces of fidelity in simulation based medical education: Implications for designing simulations across teaching and learning contexts. Presentation at the Innovators, Designers & Researchers: Leading a New Knowledge Network Conference, University of Calgary, May 8 – 10.
  • Dickinson, M. (2012). Simulation based medical education – A facilitator’s perspective. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. A symposium conducted at E-Learn 2012 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education. Montreal, QB.
  • Hanson, J. (2012), A clinician’s thoughts on simulation in medical education. In G. Parchoma & J. Hanson (Chairs), A networked learning approach to introducing blended simulation based medical education in a UK National Health Service (NHS) Trust. A symposium conducted at E-Learn 2012 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education. Montreal, QB.
  • Dickinson, M., Hanson, J., Parchoma, G., Zenios, M., Pimblett, M., Maxwell, S., & Shahoumian, A. (2011). Enhancing high-fidelity simulation self-reflection and feedback through use of the Matrix Marking System©. Higher Education Academy: e-Learning in Health Conference, Birmingham, UK, June 27-28.
  • Zenios, M., Parchoma, G. & Shahoumian, A. (2011). Innovation logic in a national health service (NHS) context. Computer-Assisted Learning (CAL) 11 Conference: Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Sustainability. Manchester, UK, April 13-15.
  • Koole, M., & Parchoma, G. (2011). The web of identity: Identity formation in online learning. Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) Session, March 2.
  • Parchoma, G. (2009). Toward developing teaching, learning, and technology perspectives-in-practice for networked learning Networked Learning Workshop, Glasgow, UK, Feb. 12-14.
  • Parchoma, G. (2008). Adoption of technology enhanced learning in higher education: Influences of institutional policies and practices. Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research, Athabasca, Canada, Sept. 1.
  • Parchoma, G., Brooks, C., & Daniel. B. (2007) Tracking the development of a learning community: A study of pedagogical strategies for supporting students in engaging in content and forming a learning community CADE/AMTEC Conference, Winnipeg, Canada, May 13-15.
  • Wong, A., T., Killistoff, A., & Parchoma, G. (2006). Reflective practice as a basis for scholarly teaching. Provost’s Teaching and Learning Series. Saskatoon, Canada, Nov. 16. 
  • Tyler, D. W., & Parchoma, G. (2006). Integrating classroom instruction, professional practice, and continuing dental education. 28th National McGraw-Hill Ryerson Teaching, Learning, and Technology Conference. Saskatoon, Canada, Nov. 1-3.
  • Parchoma, G., & Brooks, C. A. (2006). Collaborate to compete. I2LOR-06: 3rd Annual Scientific Conference LORNET Research Network. Montreal, Canada, Nov. 8 -10.
  • Parchoma, G. (2006). A proposed e-learning policy field for the academy. CADE/AMTEC Joint International Conference, Montreal, Canada, May 24-26
  • Parchoma, G., Taylor, S., & Porterfield, S. (2006). Integrating human-computer interaction into veterinary medicine curricula. Canadian Summit on Integrating Research, Teaching, and Learning, Edmonton, Canada, May 3-6.
  • Parchoma, G. (2006). Instructional design as a process of social negotiation. TLt Symposium, Saskatoon, Canada, May 1-3.
  • Parchoma, G. & Dykes, M. (2005). Learning a living: Virtual learning communities within the academy? AMTEC: Powering Up New Learning Communities, Calgary, Canada, May 24-27.
  • Parchoma, G. & Dykes, M. (2005). Learning a living: Virtual learning communities within the academy? TLt Symposium, Regina, Canada, May 1-3.
  • Hardie, C. & Parchoma, G. (2005). Content packaging for the semantic Web. ID 2005, Saskatoon, Canada, Oct.17-18.
  • Parchoma, G. & Dykes, M. (2005). Virtual learning communities as apprenticeships for distributed communities of practice. 2nd Workshop on Distributed Communities of Practice (DCoP), International Centre for Governance and Development, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Sept. 15-17.
  • Parchoma, G. & Dykes, M. (2005). Virtual learning communities as apprenticeships for distributed communities of practice. LORNET Workshop – Graduate Student Seminars, University of Saskatchewan, Aug.18.
  • Parchoma, G. (2005). A proposed e-learning policy field for a research-oriented university. 3rd International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2005) and the International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications (CITSA 2005), Orlando, July 14-17
  • Parchoma, G. (2004). Roles and relationships in virtual environments: A model for adult distance educators extrapolated from leadership in experiences in virtual organizations. Riding the Crest of Change, Regina, Canada, May, 1-2.
  • Parchoma, G. (2004). Learner-centered design: Two examples of success. In Touch with Technology, AMTEC, Sudbury, Canada, May, 24-28.
  • Abutarbush, S. & Parchoma, G. (2004). Poster session: Passing a nasogastric tube in a horse. CANARIE Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, January 8.