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Erik Christiansen

Assistant Professor/Librarian
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Erik Christiansen

Contact:
Email: echristiansen@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.5168
Office: EL4423D
Website
Education
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

Publications

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

Recent Presentations

Christiansen, E. & Hans, K. (2021, November 23). Higher education trends that will outlast the pandemic [Invited webinar]. McGraw Hill, online.

Christiansen, E., & Chaston, A. (2021, May 28). Virtual Reality in Higher Education [Conference presentation]. True North Science Bootcamp, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, online.

Christiansen, E., & McNally, M. (2020, November 16). Toward open pragmatism: Developing a revised framework for openness [Conference presentation]. Open Education Global Conference, online

Christiansen, E., & McNally, M. (2020, November 10). How open is it? Developing a framework for ‘open pragmatism’ through examination of open courseware [Conference presentation]. OpenEd Conference, online.

Other

For more information about Erik, including additional examples of his work, you can check out his website.

Website: erikchristiansen.net
Blog: tech-bytes.net
Podcast: EdTechExamined.com

Subject Guides

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Music
Last update: Jun 3, 2022 80 views
Psychology
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Student Wellness
Last update: Jan 26, 2022 390 views