Michele Jacobsen, PhD

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Academic Publications

  • Becker, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2022). Exploring Design Practices and Liminality as Features of Professional Learning in an Elementary Makerspace. Information and Learning Sciences, 123(5/6), 233-251. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-08-2020-0192

  • Brown, B., Jacobsen, M., McDermott, M., Simmons, M., Eaton, S., Becker, S., & Roberts, V. (2022). Research-Based Learning in an Online Course-Based Master of Education Program. International Journal on Innovations in Online Education. International Journal on Innovations in Online Education, 5(4), 29-47. https://doi.org/10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2022041609

  • Lorenzetti, L., Jacobsen, M., Lorenzetti, D.L., Nowell, L., Pethrick, H., Clancy, T., Freeman, G., & Oddone-Paolucci, E. (2022). Fostering Learning and Reciprocity in Interdisciplinary Research. Small Group Research, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1177/10464964221089836

  • Din, C., Alharbi H., MacInnis M., Mardjetko, A., Archer-Kuhn, B., Jamniczky, H., & Jacobsen, M. (2022). Leadership, SoTL, and mentorship in a teaching scholars’ community of practice. Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, 5, 93-99. https://doi.org/10.11575/pplt.v5i

  • Nowell, L., Paolucci, A., Dhingra, S., Jacobsen, M., Lorenzetti, D., Lorenzetti, L., & Paolucci, E. (2022). Interdisciplinary Mixed Methods Systematic Reviews: Theoretical and Practical Considerations. Social Sciences & Humanities Open. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4034257 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4034257

  • Jacobsen, M., Alharbi, H., Taylor, L., Bairstow, L., & Roberts, V. (2021). The Design and Evaluation of Online Faculty Development for Effective Graduate Supervision. Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA) Journal, 1(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.18357/otessaj.2021.1.1.3

  • Brown, B., Roberts, V., Hurrell, C., Jacobsen, M., Neutzling, N., & Travers-Hayward, M. (2021). Open Education Co-Design as a Participatory Pedagogy in an Online Graduate Class. In Irvine, V., Jacobsen, M., Madland, C., & Scott, A-M. Proceedings of the OTESSA Conference, 1(1), pp. 1-8. Congress, University of Alberta. https://doi.org/10.18357/otessac.2021.1.1.41

  • Jacobsen, M., Friesen, S., & Becker, S. (2021). Online supervision in a professional doctorate in education: cultivating relational trust within learning alliances. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, V(n), p. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2021.1991425

  • Becker, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2021). A year at the improv: The evolution of teacher and student identity in an elementary school makerspace. Teaching Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/10476210.2021.1978968

  • Nowell, L., Lorenzetti, D.L., Jacobsen, M., Oddone-Paolucci, E., & Lorenzetti, L. (2021). Translating caring competencies to remote working environments: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 11,http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048459

  • Nowell, L., Dhingra, S., Kenny, N., Jacobsen, M., & Pexman, P. (2021). Professional Learning and Development Framework for Postdoctoral Scholars. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. 12(3), 353-370. https://doi.org/10.1108/SGPE-10-2020-0067

  • Friesen, S. & Jacobsen, M. (2021). Collaborative design of professional graduate programs in education. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 12(1), pp. 64-76. https://doi.org/10.14434/ijdl.v12i1.25778

  • Oddone-Paolucci E.A., Jacobsen, M., Nowell, L., Freeman, G., Lorenzetti, L., Clancy, T., Paolucci, A., Pethrick, H., & Lorenzetti, D.L. (2021). An exploration of graduate student peer mentorship, social connectedness and wellbeing across four disciplines of study. Studies in Graduate & Postdoctoral Education, 12(1), 73-88.  https://doi.org/10.1108/SGPE-07-2020-0041

  • Simmons, M., McDermott, M., Eaton, S.E., Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2021, online). Reflection as Pedagogy in Action Research. Special Issue: Pedagogical Action Research (PedAR). Educational Action Research, 29(2), 245-258.  https://doi.org/10.1080/09650792.2021.1886960

  • Prestridge, S., Jacobsen, M., Mulla, S., Gudino Peredes, S. & Charania, A. (2021, online). New Alignments for the Digital Age: Insights into Connected Learning. Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR&D), V(n), pp. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-021-09968-5

  • Pethrick, H., Nowell, L., Oddone-Paolucci, E.A., Lorenzetti, L., Jacobsen, M., Clancy, T., & Lorenzetti, D.L. (2020). Peer Mentoring in Medical Residency Education: A Systematic Review.  Canadian Medical Education Journal, 11(6), e128-e137. https://doi.org/10.36834/cmej.68751

  • Lorenzetti, D.L., Nowell, L., Jacobsen, M., Lorenzetti, L., Clancy, T., Freeman, G., & Oddone-Paolucci E.A. (2020). The role of peer mentors in promoting knowledge and skills development in graduate education. Education Research International, 1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8822289

  • Becker, S., and Jacobsen, M. (2020). Becoming a Maker Teacher: Designing Making Curriculum that Promotes Pedagogical Change. Frontiers in Education: STEM Education, 5, 83. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.00083

  • Brown, B., Alonso-Yanez, G., Friesen, S., and Jacobsen, M. (2020). High School Redesign: Carnegie Unit as a Catalyst for Change. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 193, 97-114. Online https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/article/view/68066

  • Nowell, L. Ovie, G., Kenny, N., and Jacobsen, M. (2020). Postdoctoral scholar’s perspectives about professional learning and development: A concurrent mixed-methods study. Palgrave Communications, 6(95), 1-11. Online: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-0469-5

  • Lambert, D., and Jacobsen, M. (2020). Implementing an Intervention into a Grade Six Learning Environment: A Design-Based Research Framework. EDeR Educational Design Research, 3(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.15460/eder.3.1.1388

  • Nowell, L. Ovie, G., Kenny, N., Hayden, K., and Jacobsen, M. (2020). Professional learning and development initiatives for postdoctoral scholars. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 11(1), 35-55. Online: https://doi.org/10.1108/SGPE-03-2019-0032

  • Bailey, K., and Jacobsen, M. (2019). Connecting theory to practice: Using the Community of Inquiry Theoretical Framework to collaboratively develop library instruction. Journal of Information Literacy, 13(2), 173-195. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11645/13.2.2578

  • Meyers, G., Jacobsen, M., and Henderson, E. (2019).  Designing an Innovative Professional Development Experience to Build ICP Educational Expertise. Canadian Journal of Infection Control, 34(1), 19-29. Online: https://ipac-canada.org/photos/custom/CJIC/CJIC_Spring2019_Meyers.pdf

  • Meyers, G., Jacobsen, M., and Henderson, E. (2018).  Understanding ICP Educational Practice: It’s more than meets the eye. Canadian Journal of Infection Control, 33(4), 198-203. Online: https://ipac-canada.org/photos/custom/CJIC/CJIC_Winter_2018_Meyers.pdf

  • Becker, S., and Jacobsen, M. (2019). “How Can You Build a Model If You Don’t Know the Answer to the Question?”: Developing Student and Teacher Sky Scientist Ontologies Through Making. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, (17), 31-48. Online: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10763-019-09953-8

  • Meyers, G., Jacobsen, M., and Henderson, E. (2018). Design-Based Research: Introducing an Innovative Research Methodology to Infection Prevention and Control. Canadian Journal of Infection Control, 33(3), 158-164. Online: https://ipac-canada.org/photos/custom/CJIC/CJIC_Fall2018_Meyers.pdf

  • Jacobsen, M., McDermott, M., Brown, B., Eaton, S., and Simmons, M. (2018). Graduate students’ research based learning experiences in an online Master of Education program. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 15(4), 1-18. Online: https://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol15/iss4/4/

  • Meyers, G., Jacobsen, M., and Henderson, E. (2018). An Exploration of IPAC Educational Intervention Research: What do we mean by education? Canadian Journal of Infection Control, 33(2), 89-95. Online: https://ipac-canada.org/photos/custom/CJIC/CJIC_Summer2018_Meyers.pdf

  • Alharbi, H., and Jacobsen, M. (2018). Evaluating the Design and Development of the Quality Graduate Supervision miniMOOC. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 19(1), 13-26.

  • Martin, S., and Jacobsen, M. (2018). Coding and Computational Thinking in Math and Science. Alberta Science Education Journal, 42(2), 17 – 27.

  • Jacobsen, M., Eaton, S., Brown, B., Simmons, M., and McDermott, M. (2018). Action research for graduate program improvements: A response to curriculum mapping and review. The Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48(1), 82-98. Online: http://journals.sfu.ca/cjhe/index.php/cjhe/article/view/188048

  • Loftus, J. J., Jacobsen, M., & Wilson, T. D. (2018). The Relationship Between Spatial Ability, Cerebral Blood Flow and Learning with Dynamic Images: A Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography Study. Medical Teacher, 40(2), 174-180. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1395401

  • Pethrick, H., Nowell, L., Oddone-Paolucci, E., Lorenzetti, L., Jacobsen, M., Clancy, T., & Lorenzetti, E. L. (2017). Psychosocial and career outcomes of peer mentorship in medical resident education: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 6(1), 178. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0571-y

  • Loftus, J. J., Jacobsen, M., & Wilson, T. D. (2017). Learning and assessment with images: A view of cognitive load through the lens of cerebral blood flow. British Journal of Educational Technology, 48(4), 1030-1046.  https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12474

  • Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2016). Principals’ technology leadership: How a conceptual framework shaped a mixed methods study. Journal of School Leadership, 26(5), 811-836. https://doi.org/10.1177/105268461602600504

  • Alharbi, H., and Jacobsen, M. (2016). Educational Development for Quality Graduate Supervision. Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching, 1(1), 41-46. Online: http://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/pplt

  • Brown, B., Dressler, R., Eaton, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Practicing what we teach: Using action research to learn about teaching action research. Canadian Journal of Action Research, 16(3), 60-77.  Online: http://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/article/view/228

  • Law, S., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Playing for climate change: the design and development of a game prototype to promote scientific literacy. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 6(1), 72-84. Online: https://doi.org/10.14434/ijdl.v6i1.5343

  • Mazur, A. D., Brown, B., & Jacobsen, M. (2015). Learning designs using flipped classroom instruction. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 41(2), 1-26. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21432/T2PG7P  * 2016 CJLT Editor’s Award for Best Article, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE-RCIE)

Professional Publications – most current


  • Jacobsen, M. & Smith, C. (2022, in preparation). Online Learning and Teaching from Kindergarten to Graduate School. Canadian Association for Teacher Education/Canadian Society for Studies in Education.

  • Brown, B., Roberts, V., Jacobsen, M., & Hurrell, C. (Eds.). (2021). Ethical Use of Technology in Digital Learning Environments: Graduate Student Perspectives, Volume 2. University of Calgary. http://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/39490

  • Nickel, J. & Jacobsen, M. (Eds.). (2021). Preparing teachers as curriculum designers. Canadian Association for Teacher Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/38776

  • Brown, B., Roberts, V., Jacobsen, M., & Hurrell, C. (Eds.). (2020). Ethical Use of Technology in Digital Learning Environments: Graduate Student Perspectives. University of Calgary. https://doi.org/10.11575/ant1-kb38

  • Jacobsen, M. (2006). Learning Technology in Continuing Professional Development: The Galileo Network. New York, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press.