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Chris Thomas

 
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Chris Thomas

Contact:
Email: cmthomas@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.8501
Office: EL4423E
Education
PG Diploma in Educational Research, University of Exeter
MLIS, Western University
BA (Honours) in Sociology, McMaster University

Christopher is the interim subject librarian for Anthropology and Education. In addition to teaching in several different subject areas, he is the library information literacy coordinator for the Language Education for Academic Purposes (LEAP) program. Having lived and worked overseas for several years, he enjoys working closely with second language and culturally diverse students.

Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Video games and learning in libraries
• Undergraduate student reflections on the research process
• Self-regulated learning in students transitioning to post-secondary education
• Representation of agrarianism in video games
• "Vocational Awe" and librarianship

Selected Publications and Presentations
Articles
Thomas, C. M. & Clyde, J. (2013). Game as book: Selecting video games for academic libraries based on discipline specific knowledge. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 39(6), 522-527.

Clyde, J. & Thomas, C.M. (2008). Building an information literacy first-person shooter. Reference Services Review, 36 (4), 366-380.

Clyde, J. & Thomas, C.M. (2008). Information literacy through digital games. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 3 (2) [multimedia], 35 minutes.

Presentations
Thomas, C.M. (2014). Lecture Capture: Creating Information Literacy Digital Learning Objects “On the Fly.” Professional Development Workshop: Oman chapter of the Information Literacy Network of the Gulf, Muscat, Oman.

Thomas, C.M. (2011). UNIV 205: Co-teaching a University Preparation Credit Course. Qatar TESOL Conference, Doha, Qatar.

Subject Guides

Anthropology
Last update: Oct 10, 2020 1313 views
Continuing Education
Last update: Oct 10, 2020 152 views
Education
Last update: Oct 21, 2020 1648 views
Last update: Oct 19, 2020 1139 views