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Academic Articles

Christiansen, E. (2022). Italian immigration to Kelowna and its lasting legacy. Okanagan History, 86.

Christiansen, E. & McNally, M. (2022). Examining the technical and pedagogical elements of select open courseware. First Monday, 27(10).

McNally, M., & Christiansen, E. (2019). Open enough? Eight factors to consider when transitioning from closed to open resources and courses: A conceptual framework. First Monday 24(6).

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).

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Book Chapters

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.

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Jessel, C., Christiansen, E., & McNally, M. (2021, July 23). Open educational resources would make post-secondary more affordableThe Calgary Herald

Christiansen, E. (2020, July 1). Italian Immigration to Kelowna and its Lasing Legacy [Historical article]. Kelowna Italian Club.

Christiansen, E., Dahlqvist, C., Deeke, A., Hays, L., Mallon, M., Weaver, K., & Yoshida, A. (2017, December 3). Making new connections: Librarians meetup at ISSOTL 2017 [Blog post]. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Christiansen, E., & McNutt, K. (2016). OER starter kit [Communications toolkit]. Alberta Open Educational Resources Initiative.

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tech Blog

Tech Bytes (2013 – Present): I write articles for, and maintain, – a blog focused on trends in the desktop and mobile computing space.

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Research interests

  • Open educational resources and open courses
  • Philosophy of education
  • Student technology competencies and computer literacy
  • Web and app usability
  • Student information literacy competencies and research skills