Diane P. Janes, PhD

Opening CSEE: Center for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, Cape Breton University,

November 2011  

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, October, 2011

Alexander Graham Bell Museum, Baddeck, NS,

October, 2011

Celtic Colors & the B'Or Lakes from a lookout,

October, 2011

Friendly Newfoundland Dogs, Peggy's Cove,

October, 2011

Baddeck, October, 2011

Papers/Presentations...

  • We Are All Related: Course Design for Reconciliation -Indigenous Nehiyaw (Cree) Teachings and Critical Thinking. (with Katy Campbell, Janice Makokis and Kurtis McAdam). European Conference on Education (ECE), 2017, Brighton, UK. June/July, 2017

  • Augmented Reality: Reconciliation focused curriculum design. (with Dr. R. McMahon; Dr. F. Fletcher; Dr. P. Makokis). CNIE 2017, Banff, AB. May, 2017

  • A study of Quality Attributes into Online Course Design. (with K. Lenert). CNIE 2017, Banff, AB. May, 2017

  • What everybody ought to know about Instructional Design. Faculty of Extension Teaching Symposium 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB October, 2016 

  • Instructional Design (2 sessions). University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB July, 2015

  • Designing your Blended Learning Course. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB May, 2015

  • Mastery Learning: Examining the Possibilities for Nursing. Through the Lens of Scholarship: Advancing a Culture of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Nursing Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB April, 2015

  • The Strategic Use of Digital Technology: Introducing Blooms Digital Wheel and the SAMR Model.  University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, October 2014; April 2015

  • International Business: Going Blended. CNIE 2014, Kamloops, BC, May, 2014

  • Mentoring for and by CBU Students: Perceptions and Possibilities, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: STLHE 2013, Sydney, NS, June, 2013

  • Social Media/Networking and P-12 Leadership: Vacuum or Plenum? CNIE 2013, Ottawa, ON, May, 2013

  • Teacher Professionalism: A Dialogue on Building our Culture. (with Dr. Jane Lewis, CBU). Retreat, Education Department, Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS. March 2013.

  • Training and Managing Technical Teams in the Instructional Design Process, National Webinar for ACCP-CAID (Association canadienne des conceptrices et des concepteurs pédagogiques/Canadian Association of Instruction Designers), Canada, November, 2012.

  • Pedagogy in the Skills Based Classroom: A Discussion, Canadian Coast Guard Training Week, Sydney, NS. October, 2012.

  • Flipping your classroom: Using technology and blended classroom techniques to support your learners, AAU Teaching Showcase, 2012, Fredericton, NB, October, 2012

  • Scholarship of Engagement: Engaging outside of the 'Ivory Tower', CNIE 2012, Canmore, AB, May, 2012

  • Women in Business & Online Learning - Finding the Right Fit, WIB 2012, Baddeck, NS, May, 2012

  • Blended Learning: Effective Ideas for Your F2F Classroom, CBU FRESH: Faculty Research Showcase, Sydney, NS, March, 2012

  • Introducing Technology to the F2F Classroom, Canadian Coast Guard College Training Week, Sydney, NS. October, 2011 

  • Social Networking, Teacher Education and the Academy, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: STLHE 2011, Saskatoon, SK, June 2011

  • Knowing our Distance and Online Students: e-Readiness across Canada (with Dr. Martha Burkle, SAIT, Dr. Marti Cleveland-Innes & Sabine Graft, Athabasca University, and Farid Alem, UQAM) CNIE 2011, Hamilton, ON, May, 2011

  • Strategic Planning and Managing E-Learning in Canadian Post-Secondary Education: A Case Study.  CBU FRESH: Faculty Research Showcase, Sydney, NS, March, 2011

  • OK now what? Strategic planning and managing e-learning in the academy, EDGE 2010, St. John’s, NL, October, 2010

  • Social Networking and K-12 Teachers, TEKRI: Social Networks and Learning Doctoral Seminar, Edmonton, AB, June, 2010

  • Testing students’ e-Readiness across Canada (with Dr. Martha Burkle, SAIT), CNIE 2010, Saint John, NB, May, 2010

  • Strategic Planning and Managing E-Learning in Canadian Post-secondary Education: A Case Study. Teaching, Learning to the Power of Technology, (TLt 2010), Saskatoon, SK. April, 2010

  • Designing Web-based Learning. Keynote (Invited) for the Teachers of Pharmacy Administration Meetings, Montreal, Quebec. October, 2008

  • Instructional Designer Disciplinary-Based Formation of Self in Postsecondary Settings (with Dr. Heather Kanuka, University of Athabasca). Distance Education Technology Symposium (DETS 2007), Edmonton, AB. June, 2007

  • Instructional Designer Disciplinary-Based Formation of Self in Postsecondary Settings. Instructional Design Pre-Conference (Invited), Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLt ) 2007, Saskatoon, SK. April, 2007

  • E-Moderating and the Contemporary Nursing ‘Classroom’, (with Cindy Peternelj-Taylor, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan). Western Region - Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WRCASN) Conference, Saskatoon, SK. February, 2007

  • E-Moderating. Presentation supporting the 2006 Provost’s Series on Teaching and Learning (with Cindy Peternelj-Taylor, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan). University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan. November 2006
    Learning Outcomes: “Beginning With the End in Mind”. 2006 Provost’s Series on Teaching and Learning (Presented with Linda Suveges and Marcel D'Eon, University of Saskatchewan). University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan. October 2006

  • Together Alone: E-moderating through the Eyes of the Student. Joint International Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education (CADE) and the Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada (AMTEC), Montreal, QC. May 2006

  • Community bridges: Building an e-learning strategy from the ground up. Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLt ) 2006, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan. May 2006

  • E-Moderating: What Students are Saying.  Instructional Design Conference, Saskatoon, SK. October 2005 

  • Learning Enhanced by Technology (LET 2005). Panel member on best practices in using technology, University of Saskatchewan, SK. May 2005

  • Virtual Chemistry Labs: Building a Partnership and Research Agenda. Teaching Learning Technology (TLT) 2005 (presented by K. Schwarz), University of Regina, Regina, SK. May 2005.

  • Why Constructivism? Can it Work at a Distance? Online Vclass presentation to the GVRD Distance Education schools, April 2005

  • E-Research and Consensus Building Using the Internet: Moving the Nominal Group Technique On-line. Presentation to CAUCE, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. June 2004. 

  • Moving the Nominal Group Technique Online: Consensus-Building Using the Internet. Presentation to CADE-ACED 2004, York University, Toronto, Ontario. June 2004.

  • Who are You? The Challenges of Being A Distance Education Unit in the early 21st Century.  Presentation to CADE-ACED 2004 (with M. Bullen, UBC, and B. Luterbach, UofManitoba), York University, Toronto, Ontario. June 2004.

  • Constructivism Online.  Online VClass presentation to the GVRD Distance Education Schools, May 2004.

  • Using E-Methodology to Evaluate E-Education: A Case of Internet Survey Use. Presentation to the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Conference 2004, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. May 2004

  • Teaching Practice in an Electronic World. Presentation to the Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training (MADLaT), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2004.

  • E-Teaching: Assessing Personal Perspectives. Presentation to Riding the Crest of Change: Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, May 2004.

  • Teaching in an Electronic World. Pre-Conference workshop (with Dr. Katherine McManus), Canadian Association of Distance Education, St. John’s, NL, June 2003.

  • Reactor Panel to Opening Keynote Address of Rex Murphy. Invited participant. Canadian Association of Distance Education, St. John’s, NL, June 2003.

  • Gauging the e-Readiness of Students: A Canadian Study (with Dr. Martha Burkle, SAIT), Teaching, Learning to the Power of Technology (TLt 2011), Saskatoon, SK. June, 2011