Keynote Presentations

Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). RETHINK: Education in the 21st Century. Keynote presentation at the Provincial Territorial Distance Education Association annual meeting. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). Engage me, Excite me, Entertain me: Understanding the 21st Century Learner. Keynote presenter at the Alberta Education Division Day. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Publications

Refereed Book Chapters

Chen, J., Zap, N., Dede, C. (2012). Using Virtual Environments to Motivate Students to Pursue STEM Careers: An Expectancy-Value Model. In S. D’Agustino (Ed.), Immersive Environments, Augmented Realities and Virtual Worlds: Assessing Future Trends in Education. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Clarke-Midura, J., Code, J., Mayrath, M., Dede, C., & N. Zap (2012). Thinking outside the bubble: Virtual Performance Assessments for Measuring Inquiry Learning. In M. Mayrath, J. Clarke-Midura, D. Robinson (Eds.) Technology Based Assessment for 21st Century Skills: Theoretical and Practical Implications from Modern Research. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.

Clarke-Midura, J., Code, J., Zap, N. & Dede, C. (2012). Assessing science inquiry in the classroom: A case study of the virtual assessment project. In L. Lennex & K. Nettleton (Eds.), Cases on Inquiry Through Instructional Technology in Math and Science: Systemic Approaches. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Code, J., Clarke-Midura, J., Zap, N., & Dede, C. (2012). Student perceptions of immersive virtual environments for the meaningful assessment of learning. In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Education and Information Technology 2012: A Selection of AACE Award Papers (pp. 185-194). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Code, J., Clarke-Midura, J., Zap, N. & Dede, C. (2011). Virtual performance assessment for serious games and virtual worlds. In H. Wang (Ed.), Interactivity in E-Learning: Cases and Frameworks. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2011). The emergence of agency in online social networks. In Information Resources Management Association (Ed.), Virtual Communities: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. New York, NY: IGI Publishing. pp. 2378-2394. [Reprint]

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2010). The emergence of agency in online social networks. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Social Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. New York, NY: IGI Publishing. pp. 1906-1922. [Reprint]

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2010). Social identities, group formation, and analysis of online communities. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Social Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. New York, NY: IGI Publishing. pp. 1346-1361 [Reprint]

Zap, N., & Code, J. (2009). Self-Regulated Learning in Video Game Environments. In R. Ferdig (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Effective Electronic Gaming in Education. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2009). Strategic membership: The formation, growth, and analysis of online communities. In S. Hatzipanagos & S. Warburton (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2009). The Emergence of Agency in Social Networks: Implications for Education. In S. Hatzipanagos & S. Warburton (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. New York, NY: IGI Publishing.

Refereed  Journal Contributions

Code, J., Clarke-Midura, J., Zap, N. & Dede, C. (submitted). The utility of using immersive virtual environments for the assessment of science inquiry learning. Journal of Interactive Learning Research.

Zaparyniuk, N., & Montgomerie, T. C. (2005). The Status of Web Accessibility of Canadian Universities and Colleges: A Charter of Rights and Freedoms Issue. International Journal on E-Learning 2005 4(2), 253-268.

Refereed  Conference Presentations

Campbell, S.R., Li,Melody., Zaparyniuk, N. (2012). Facilitating World-Wide Communication and Collaboration in Mathematics Education Research Using a Virtual World. 36th Conference of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Taiwan, ROC

Zap, N. & Code, J. (2011). Education in the Third Dimension: 3D Stereoscopics as a Cognitive Tool for Learning. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 3718-3727). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Campbell, S.R., Handscomb, K., Zaparyniuk, N, Sha, L., Cimen, O.A. Shipulina, O.V. (2009). Investigating Image-Based Perception and Reasoning in Geometry. Paper submitted to the AERA 2009 Annual Meeting San Diego, U.S.A.

Zaparyniuk, N., & Code, J. (2008). Video games as a tool for self-regulated learning. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education 2008 Annual Meeting Vancouver, Canada.

Code, J. & Zaparyniuk, N. (2008). Agency emergence in online social networks. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education 2008 Annual Meeting Vancouver, Canada.

Johnson, G.M., Zaparyniuk, N. & Code, J. (2007). Internet use and cognitive skills: Planning, attention, simultaneous and successive processing. Paper presented at the EDMEDIA 2007 Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Johnson, G.M., Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). Online behavior and cognitive development. Paper presented at the EDMEDIA 2007 Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). Evaluating problem-solving strategies in video game environments. Paper presented at the AERA 2007 Annual Meeting Chicago, U.S.A.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). Evaluating video games as a cognitive tool: Assessing the cognitive skills of video game players and non-players. Paper presented at the AERA 2007 Annual Meeting Chicago, U.S.A.

Code, J., & Zaparyniuk, N. (2006) Individual differences in self-regulated learning: The role of cognitive style in adaptive e-Learning. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007. Orlando, Florida.

Zaparyniuk, N. & Montgomerie, T. (2002). The Status of Web Accessibility of Canadian Universities and Colleges. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2002(1), 2139-2143

Zaparyniuk, N. & Code, J. (2002). Accessible multimedia for the web. Paper presented at the World Conference on E-Learning in Corp., Gov’t., Health, & Higher Ed. (E-Learn) 2002, Montreal, QC.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2001) Einstein, Riddles, and Community: Integrating WebCT into the K-12 Environment, WebCT World Conference.

Conference Presentations and Panels

Campbell, S, Handscomb, K, Sha, L, Shipulina, O, Cimen, A, Sha, L, Zaparyniuk, N, Patten, J (2008)  Educational Neuroscience: Reports on Research in Mind, Brain, and Education. Education With/Out Borders Symposium. Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada.

Campbell, S, Shipulina, O, Patten, J, Bigdeli, S, Handscomb, K, Zaparyniuk, N, Sha, L, Du, X, & MacAllister, K (2007) Educational Neuroscience: From Concept to Reality. Education With/Out Borders Symposium. Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada.

Zaparyniuk, N.(2006) Affective Self-Regulation in Online Learning Environments: . Invited speaker and panelist at the Government of Alberta – Alberta Distributed Learning Resource Group. Thinking Design. Barrhead, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2005) Educational Game Design: Critical Questions for Educators and Designers. ADETA Interface Conference. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2003, November) Making Interactivity Click. Invited panelist. Alberta Online Symposium. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2003, November) Post Secondary Web Accessibility. Invited speaker at the Grant MacEwan Professional Development Workshop. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Zaparyniuk. N, (2003, October) Profiting from e-learning. Invited speaker at the Status of E-learning conference at the University of Alberta.  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2003, February) Communication in New Media. Invited speaker at the Alberta New Media Annual General Meeting. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2002, October). Innovation in Thinking and Approaching Education. Invited speaker to the Alberta Small Schools Conference. Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

Zaparyniuk. N, (2002, September). QUINTESSENCE: Inspiring Creativity, Explaining Science.  Invited panel moderator and presenter at Quintessence: The Clumpy Matter of Art, Math, and Science Visualization conference. Banff New Media Institute. Banff, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk, N. (2002, February). The Hybrid Classroom. Invited speaker at the Centre of Education. Edmonton Public Schools.

Zaparyniuk, N. (2001, July). WebCT Exemplary Course Project: Winning Online Course Development.  Invited panel member for the Innovation in Education Conference: York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2001, March). Sharing that Stuff Over the Web. Invited speaker at the Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Zaparyniuk. N, (2000, November). Preparing your WebCT Course. Workshop delivered at Ross Sheppard High School. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Published Articles

Zaparyniuk, N. (2001, August). Trials and Tribulations–Do young teachers have a future in education? Invited writer for the Alberta Teachers Association News.

Published Reports

Zaparyniuk. N, (2002, August). Artificial Stupidity/Artificial Intelligence Conference research report. Artificial Stupidity/Artificial Intelligence conference. Banff New Media Institute. Banff, Alberta, Canada
http://www.banffcentre.ca/bnmi/programs/archives/2002/artificial_stupidity/reports/artificial_stupidity_nicholas_zaparyniuk_report.pdf

Unpublished Reports

Zaparyniuk, N. (2007). Mediated Acculturation. Unpublished manuscript.

Book Manuscripts in Preparation

Zap, N & Code J. Interactive Learning Design. Book manuscript in preparation.

Software

Zaparyniuk, N. (2001).Netsurf 2001. [computer program]. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Zaparyniuk, N., & Code, J. (2001). Alberta Teachers Association Science Conference 2000 CD-ROM. [computer program]. Alberta Teachers Association Science Council, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.