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Dr. Cristyne H├ębert

Chair, Educational Technology
Associate Professor - Assessment and Evaluation; Educational Core Studies

Office: ED 374
E-mail: Cristyne.Hebert@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4625
Fax: 306-585-4880
Website: https://cristynehebert.weebly.com

Research Interests

Dr. Hébert’s research is broadly centred around digital literacy learning, non-traditional forms of assessment, and teacher education. Her current work focuses on multimodal assessment in K-12 classrooms, assessment policies in Saskatchewan, maker pedagogies, and field experiences in teacher education.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (2015) - Language, Culture and Teaching, York University
Master of Arts (2010) - Philosophy, Queen’s University
Bachelor of Education (2008) - University of Ottawa
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (2008) - Philosophy, York University

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses

ED800 Introduction to Educational Research
EC&I832 Digital Citizenship and Media Literacies

 

Undergraduate Courses

ECS401 Critical Perspectives of Assessment
ECS203 Curriculum and Pedagogy 1
EDTC300 Educational Technology and Media

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles
Hébert, C., Jenson, J. & Terzopoulos, T. (2021). “Access to technology is the majorchallenge.”: Teacher perspectives on barriers to and supports for DGBL in K-12 classrooms. E-learning and Digital Media, 18(3), 307-324.

Hébert, C. & Jenson, J. (2020). Teaching with sandbox games: Minecraft, game-based learning and 21st century competencies. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 46(3).

Beach, P., Cotnam-Kappel, M., Hagerman, M., & Hébert, C. (2020). Multiple perspectives on digital literacies methods in Canada. International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 35(1).

Hébert, C., Thumlert, K., & Jenson, J. (2020). #Digital parents: Intergenerational learning through a digital literacy workshop.” Journal of Research on Technology in Education.

Thumlert, K., Smith, B., Hébert, C. & Tomin, B. (2020). Space is the place: Pre-Service teachers re/map cartographic landscapes. Digital Culture and Education, 12(1), 52-71.

Hébert, C. & Jenson, J. (2020). Making in schools: Assessing learning through an e-textiles curriculum. Discourse: Cultural Politics of Education, 41(5), 740-761.

Hébert, C. & Jenson, J. (2019). Digital game-based pedagogies: Developing teaching strategies for game-based learning. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, 15.

Hébert, C. (2018). Assessment in the Clinical Experience: Student Teaching and the edTPA. Teaching Education, 30(4), 415-436.

Hébert, C., Jenson, J. & Fong, K. (2018). Challenges with measuring learning through and engagement in digital game play in K-12 classrooms. Media and Communication, 6(2), 112-125.

Hébert, C. (2017). What do we really know about the edTPA?: Research, PACT and packaging a local teacher performance assessment for national use. The Educational Forum, 81, 68-82.

Hébert, C. (2016). Poetic ponderings of place: Embodying home in the spaces in/between. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 14(1), 166-181.

Hébert, C. (2016). Re/leasing imag/in/ation: Troubling the visuality of Maxine Greene’s notion of wide-awakeness. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 31(2), 50-65.

Hébert, C. (2015). Knowing and/or experiencing: A critical examination of the reflective models of John Dewey and Donald Schön. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 16(3), 361-371.

Book Chapters
Griffith, J. & Hébert, C. (2016). Learning how to witness: Sex scandal, historical trauma, and literature of historical witness in Monsieur Lazhar. In N. Ng-A-Fook, A. Ibrahim & G. Reis (Eds.), Provoking Curriculum Studies: Strong Poetry and the Arts of the Possible (pp. 173-184). New York: Routledge.

Edited Volumes
Hébert, C., Ng-A-Fook, N., Ibrahim, A., & Smith, B. (2019). Internationalizing Curriculum Studies: Histories, Environments, and Critiques. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Full Papers)
Hébert, C. & Jenson, J. (2018). Beyond built-in assessment systems: Evaluating digital game-based learning in complex learning environments. European Conference on Game-Based Learning, 221-232. Sophia Antipolis, France.

Jenson, J. & Hébert, C. (2017). Digital game-based pedagogy: Exploring teaching strategies for classroom teachers in the use of video games in K-12 classrooms. European Conference on Game-Based Learning, 227-235. Graz, Austria.

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Extended Abstracts)
Jenson, J. & Hébert, C. (2017). Moving from theory to practice: Creating empirical, digital game-based research with K-12 teachers. Proceedings of the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Meeting. Tartu, Estonia.

Jenson, J. & Hébert, C. (2017). Developing serious pedagogy for serious games: Digital game based teaching in K-12 schools. DiGRA2017: The 10th Digital Games Research Association Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

Flynn-Jones, E., Jenson, J. Bergstrom, K. & Hébert, C. (2017). Videogame walkthroughs in educational settings: Challenges, successes and user attitudes. DiGRA2017: The 10th Digital Games Research Association Conference. Melbourne, Australia

Research Funding

General Research Fund (2020) $8,683.92
University of Regina Faculty of Education, Center for Educational Research and Community Development
“Their Story is Mine: Community-Based Storytelling and Youth Digital Production.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert
Co-Investigators: Sara Schroeter and Melanie Brice

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) SEED Grant (2020) $4,992
“Assessment for and as Learning: Modernizing Assessment Practices in Saskatchewan Classrooms.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert

SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2020) $64,630
“Telling Stories in Multilingual Classrooms: Teacher Professional Development for Multimodal Learning and Assessment.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert

McDowell Stirling Foundation Grant (2020) $10,460
“Fostering a Maker Mindset: Supporting Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert
Co-Investigators: Amy Singh, Aaron Warner, Trevor Hlushko

Humanities Research Institute Living Heritage Microgrant (2020) $2,000
“Telling Our Stories: Youth, Digital Production, and Culturally Relevant Storytelling.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert
Co-Investigators: Sara Schroeter and Melanie Brice

Distance and Distributed Learning Funding (2020) $8,000
Course Development: Critical Perspectives of Assessment
Flexible Learning, Continuing Education, University of Regina

Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (2019) $43,193
Principal Investigator: Pamela Osmond-Johnson
Co-Investigators: Cristyne Hébert, Heather Phipps, and Kathryn Ricketts

General Research Fund (2019) $5,000
University of Regina Faculty of Education, Center for Educational Research and Community Development
“Building Capacity for STEM Education and Digital Literacy.”
Principal Investigator: Jesse Bazzul
Co-Investigator: Cristyne Hébert

SSHRC Research Cohort Grant (2019) $3,000
Vice President of Research, University of Regina

General Research Fund (2019) $5,000
University of Regina Faculty of Education, Center for Educational Research and Community Development
“Fostering a Maker Mindset Through Pedagogical Practices: Supporting Students' Project- Based Learning Makerspaces.”
Principal Investigator: Cristyne Hébert
Co-Investigators: Amy Singh, Aaron Warner, Trevor Hlushko

New Faculty Research Fund (2019) $2,500
VP Research, University of Regina

Research Fund (2019) $2,000
Faculty of Education, University of Regina

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (2018) $25,000
“Making for the 21st Century: Building Teacher Competencies through Professional Development.”
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Jenson
Co-Investigators: Cristyne Hébert and Kurt Thumlert

Minor Research Grant (2017) $1,200
Faculty of Education, York University
“Decolonizing Urban Spaces: Critical Production Pedagogies Using Digital (Re)Mapping Media.”
Principal Investigator: Kurt Thumlert
Co-Investigators: Cristyne Hébert and Bryan Smith

Parents Reaching Out Grant (2017) $10,000
Ontario Ministry of Education
#DigitalParents: Bridging Gaps through Literacy, Citizenship and Storytelling.”
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Jenson
Co-Investigators: Cristyne Hébert and Kurt Thumlert