Public Appearances

academic Conference Presentations

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

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

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

Flierl, M., Mallon, M., Hays, L. & Christiansen, E. (2019, October 10). Enabling student learning through information, data, digital, and media literacies [Conference session]. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Blomgren, C., Christiansen, E., & Klamn, R. (2019, April 11). #aboerjc – Reinventing the critical and scholarly discussion [Conference session]. OER19, Galway, Ireland.

Hays, L., Dahlqvist, C., & Christiansen, E. (2018, October 25). Helping students develop information skills is everyone’s business: Examining information contexts [Conference session]. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bergen, Norway.

Christiansen, E., & McNally, B. (2018, April 24). Open enough? Eight factors to consider when transitioning from closed to open resources and courses: A conceptual framework [Paper presentation]. Open Education Global, Delft, Netherlands.

Christiansen, E., & McNally, B. (2017, October 12). Open enough? Choices and consequences when transitioning from closed to open resources and courses [Poster session]. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2017, April 29). Open, get ready! Public and academic libraries’ support for open education in Canada [Conference session]. Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2014, April 24). Don’t make me type: A study of students’ perceptions of library catalogues on tablet computers [Poster session]. Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2010). Italian immigration to British Columbia from the 1880s to the 1920s [Paper presentation]. Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Professional Presentations and Workshops

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Christiansen, E., Elahi, B. M., & Bhatti, R. S. (2022, April 26). Juggling multiple demands – how to ensure you carve out time for your scholarship [Conference panel]. Mount Royal Faculty Association Spring Retreat, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada.

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

Christiansen, E., & Hans, K. (2021, April 29). Bootstrapping and education technology podcast [Online conference session]. Mount Royal Faculty Association Spring Retreat, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Brunk, A., Manobe, D., Christiansen, E., & Steel, D. (2020, June 11). Gaming, Technology, and Accessibility in Academic Libraries [Webinar]. Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2019, June 21). #aboerjc: The Alberta OER journal club [Conference session]. Alberta OER Summit, NorQuest College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2018, May 23). Creating information literacy competencies for psychology undergraduates [Webinar]. Canadian Psychology Librarians Network.

Christiansen, E. (2018, January 18). Open enough? [Conference session/Lightning talk]. Students Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) OER Days, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2017, December 12). Openly obsessed: Open educational resources policy in western Canada & conceptualizing openness in higher education [Conference session/Lightning talk]. Mount Royal Library Faculty Scholarship Sub-Committee, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Da Rosa, L., & Christiansen, E. (2017, October 10). Riddell library and learning centre:  Spaces, technology, and support for faculty [Workshop].Mount Royal Faculty Association Fall PD Day, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2017, May 9). The making of a librarian [Conference session/Lightning talk]. Mount Royal Faculty Association Spring Retreat, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2017, November 24). Everything is sharable: Why open educational resources are critical to lifelong and the sharing economy [Workshop]. Code4Lib Alberta Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

McNally, B., & Christiansen, E. (2016, December 7). Choices and consequences in transitioning from closed to open resources and courses [Conference session]. Open Education in Action Conference, Maskwacis Cultural College, Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada.

McNutt, K., & Christiansen, E. (2016, November 9). Alberta OER toolkits: Goals and objectives [Conference session]. OER in and Across Disciplines Conference, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Shepstone, C., Smith, E., & Christiansen, E. (2016, October 16). Open educational practices at MRU [Conference session]. Open Education Conference, Maskwacis Cultural College, Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E., & Popowich, S. (2016, June 14). Getting started with static hosting using GitHub Pages and Reveal.JS [Workshop]. Code4Lib Spring Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2016, April). In the know: Using Google alerts and Gmail filters to create your own personal archive [Workshop]. Technologies in Education SLAM, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Carruthers, A., MacLean, L., Christiansen, E., & Marshal, K. (2016, March). Speaker’s corner ‘the school to work transition‘ [Panel presentation]. School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2016, February). Using Google Tour Builder for education [Workshop]. Harry Ainlay High School PD Day, Edmonton Public Schools, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2015, November). Multimedia streaming in higher education [Conference session]. Code4Lib Alberta Unconference, Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2014, August). Internet safety and security in an academic environment [Workshop]. International Student Orientation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Christiansen, E. (2014, February 4). Students’ perceptions of library catalogues on tablet computers [Conference session]. Forum for Information Professionals, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Interviews and Media

Linke, M. (2022, Feb 22). “Mount Royal University unveils first-ever virtual reality class.” The Charlatan.

Dormer, D. (2021, Sept 23). First-ever virtual reality class launches at Mount Royal University in Calgary. CTV Calgary.

Hans, K., & Christiansen, E. G. (2020, August 4). Interview about the EdTech Examined Podcast. Teaching and Learning Online Network. University of Calgary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape: Mac McGinn. https://taloncloud.ca/Kris-Hans-Erik-Christiansen

Jacob, J. (2009, Oct. 16). Early Italian immigrants left their mark on the Okanagan. UBC Okanagan News.