2014: Master of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta
2011: BA International Relations, University of British Columbia Okanagan
Erik is the subject librarian for Psychology, Counselling, Health and Physical Education, and the Music Conservatory. Erik has experience working in information technology, and previously he provided instructional design, education technology, and research support at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Education. His research interests include open education and web usability.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Christiansen, E. (2022). Italian immigration to Kelowna and its lasting legacy. Okanagan History, 86.
Hans, K. & Christiansen, E. (2022). Kris Hans and Erik Christiansen. In S. Abegglen, F. Neuhaus, & K. Wilson (Eds.), Voices from the digital classroom: 25 interviews about teaching and learning in the face of a global pandemic. University of Calgary Press. https://press.ucalgary.ca/books/9781773852782/
McNally, M., & Christiansen, E. (2019, June 3). Open enough? Eight factors to consider when transitioning from closed to open resources and courses: A conceptual framework. First Monday 24(6). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v24i6.9180
Christiansen, E. (2015). Don’t make me type: A study of students’ perceptions of library catalogues on tablet computers. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Librarian and Information Practice and Research 10(1). https://doi.org/10.21083/partnership.v10i1.3192