Share Paper: Bridging Theory and Practice: LEARNing Landscapes

  1. Lynn Butler-Kisber, McGill University, Canada
  2. Mary Stewart, LEARN, Canada
Tuesday, October 9 3:05-3:25 PM Salon 1

Abstract: This presentation will appeal to individuals who are interested in the question of how to balance technological efficiency with academic rigor, artfulness, inclusion, and multiple perspectives and voices. We will examine these aspects through the lenses of our experiences as editor and managing editor of an open access, peer-reviewed education journal that was founded six years ago. Specifically, we will share how and why the journal was launched and the theoretical underpinnings that guide our work. We will show with examples how we opted to use technology in effective ways, the growth and changes that have occurred since the journal’s ...