UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Ms Nicola Jeanne Dabner

School of Teacher Education

Researcher Summary

Research interests include e-learning, learning communities, beginning teacher induction, ICT and teacher education, visual art education (pre-service).

Subject Area: Disciplines

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Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Dabner, N. (2015) Weaving Digital Citizenship within Pre-Service Teacher Education: Preparing Graduate Students for High-Quality Educational Practices within Modern Learning Environments and the Virtual World. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), 2/3/2015. In SITE Conference Proceedings 2015(1): 3115-3120. (Conference - Published)
  • Dabner, N. (2015) When the Ground Settles: Positive Changes to Teacher Education Practices Following the 2010/2011 Earthquakes in Canterbury, New Zealand. 2015 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), 2/3/2015. In SITE Conference Proceedings 2015(1): 256-260. (Conference - Published)
  • Dabner, N. (2014) An Evaluative Study of the use of e-Portfolio's within a Graduate Teacher Education Qualification in New Zealand. Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education International Symposium 2014 (SITE), 28/4/2014. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2014) Digital literacy and citizenship within initial teacher education: Engaging students within a one-year graduate diploma qualification. Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference 2014 (DEANZ), 30/4/2014. (Conference - Other)
  • Fickel, LH. and Dabner, N. (2014) Fostering professional connections across spaces: An evaluative study of a co-constructed school-based initiative within a Graduate Teacher Education qualification. Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand Conference (TEFANZ), 8/7/2014. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2012) Snapshots of resilience in the wake: Conducting social media research in response to the Canterbury earthquakes. DEANZ 2012 Conference, 11/4/2012. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2012) UC use of social media in response to the September earthquake in Canterbury. (Oral Presentations)
  • Dabner, N. (2012) 'Breaking Ground' in the use of social media: A case study of a university earthquake response to inform educational design with Facebook. Internet and Higher Education 15(1): 69-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2011.06.001. (Journal articles)
  • Dabner, N., Davis, N. and Zaka, P. (2012) Authentic project-based design of professional development for teachers studying online and blended teaching. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education 12(1): 71-114. (Journal articles)
  • Mackey, J., Dabner, N. and Davis, N. (Ed.) (2012) Proceedings of ULearn 12 - Research Stream. Christchurch: University of Canterbury. (Edited Volumes)
  • Mackey, J., Davis, N. and Dabner, N. (2012) Relevant, current and sustainable digital strategies to prepare future teachers to lead e-learning. In ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education (Conference - Published)
  • Mackey, J., Davis, N., Morrow, D., Gikandi, J. and Dabner, N. (2012) Enhancing digital capability through self-directed learning for initial teacher education and beyond. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), 5/3/2012. In Proceedings 2012(1): 4745-4750. (Conference - Published)
  • Mackey, J., Gilmore, F., Dabner, N., Breeze, D. and Buckley, P. (2012) Blended learning for academic resilience in times of disaster or crisis. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching 8(2): 122-135. (Journal articles)
  • Mackey, J., Zaka, P., Morrow, D., Gikandi, J., Davis, N. and Dabner, N. (2012) Developing an online self-evaluation tool to enhance first year student digital capability and success. Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference, 11/4/2012. (Conference - Other)
  • Mackey, J., Zaka, P., Morrow, D., Gikandi, J., Davis, N. and Dabner, N. (2012) Developing an online self-evaluation tool to enhance first year students’ digital capability and success. DEANZ 2012 Conference. Shift Happens: Resilience, Relevance and Reform, 11/4/2012. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2011) Design to support distance teacher education communities: A case study of a student-student e-mentoring initiative. 22nd Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 7/3/2011. In SITE 2011(1): 218-223. (Conference - Published)
  • Dabner, N. and Chowfin, A. (2011) Project-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school studentsProject-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school studentsProject-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school studentsProject-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school studentsProject-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school studentsProject-based professional development: Reflections in and on action implementing blended learning with primary school students. Computers in New Zealand Schools 23(3): 248-261. (Journal articles)
  • Davis, N., Dabner, N., Mackey, J., Walker, L., Hunt, AM., Breeze, D., Morrow, D., Astall, C. and Cowan, J. (2011) Converging Offerings of Teacher Education in Times of Austerity: Transforming Spaces, Places and Roles. 22nd Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 7/3/2011. In SITE 2011(1): 224-229. (Conference - Published)
  • Hunt, AM., Mackey, J., Dabner, N., Morrow, D., Breeze, D., Walker, L. and Davis, N. (2011) Culturally sensitive blended learning for future teachers in challenging times. Distance Education Association of New Zealand (DEANZ) Magazine(May 2011): 1-4. Magazine article. (Other)
  • Mackey, J., Breeze, D., Buckley, P., Dabner, N. and Gilmore, F. (2011) Riding the seismic waves: Re-blending teacher education in response to changing demands. In ASCILITE 2011 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: 829-839. (Conference - Published)
  • MacKey, J., Breeze, D., Buckley-Foster, P., Dabner, N. and Gilmore, F. (2011) Innovate to survive: Being prepared to teach in times of crisis. Ulearn Research Stream, 19/10/2011. : 54-63. (Conference - Published)
  • Mackey, J., Dabner, N., Davis, N. and Johnson, J. (Ed.) (2011) Proceedings of ULearn 11 - Research Stream. Christchurch: University of Canterbury School of Literacies and Arts in Education. (Edited Volumes)
  • Dabner, N. (2010) Gradnet, an online community of practice for beginning teachers: six years on. DEANZ Conference 2010, 25/4/2010. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. and Haines, G. (2010) Exploring the practice: Theory nexus within a Visual Arts course for primary teacher education students. Ulearn 10, 6/10/2010. In Ulearn 10 Inaugural Research Stream Proceedings: 16-21. (Conference - Published)
  • Dabner, N. and Haines, G. (2010) Exploring the Practice-Theory Nexus within a Visual Art Education Course for Primary Teacher Education Students. New Zealand Collaboration Action Research Network (NZCARN) Inaugural Research Symposium, 6/10/2010. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N., Bailey, S., Johnson, J. and Davis, N. (Ed.) (2010) Proceedings of Ulearn 10 - Research Stream. Christchurch: University of Canterbury. (Edited Volumes)
  • Dabner, NJ. (2010) Preparing BTchLn (Primary) Graduating-Year Students for the Beginning-Teacher Employment Process: A Case Study. (Theses / Dissertations)
  • Davis, N., Mackey, J., McGrath, A., Morrow, D., Walker, L. and Dabner, N. (2010) Blending online and on-site spaces and communities: Developing effective practices. 21st Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 29/3/2010. : 2696-2698. (Conference - Published)
  • Haines, G. and Dabner, N. (2010) Exploring self-knowledge within a Visual Arts Course for Primary Teacher Education Students. Ulearn 10, 6/10/2010. In Proceedinsg of Ulearn 10 - Research Stream: 36-42. (Conference - Published)
  • Haines, G. and Dabner, N. (2010) Exploring self-knowledge within a Visual Arts Course for Primary Teacher-Education Students. Ulearn 10, 6/10/2010. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2009) Preparing for the Beginning Teacher Employment Process in the Primary School Sector: A Case Study. New Zealand Collaboration Action Research Network (NZCARN) Inaugural Research Symposium, 28/5/2009. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. and Davis, N. (2009) Developing best practices in online teaching and learning to impact students and their organisations. In ASCILITE 2009 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: 175-177. (Conference - Published)
  • Dabner, N. (2008) Critiquing Current Practices: Preparing BTchLn (Primary) Graduates for the Beginning Teacher Employment Process. Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand Biennial National Conference 2008, 2/7/2008. (Conference - Other)
  • Dabner, N. (2008) Nicki Dabner. UCTL Case Studies 2008: Approaches to Flexible Learning: 10-11. Christchurch: University of Canterbury. (Chapters)
  • Review Steering Group, LMS. (2008) Learning management systems review: Final report and recommendations. University of Canterbury. (Reports)
  • Dabner, N. (2007) Preparing for the beginning teacher employment process in the primary school sector: A case study. (Oral Presentations)
  • Dabner, N. (2006) Collectively we know more: Encouraging collaboration between distance teacher education students within an online environment. (Oral Presentations)
  • Dabner, N. (2006) GradNet: Online communities providing support for beginning teachers during the provisional registration period in New Zealand. Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) Conference 2006, 5/7/2006. In Making Teaching Public: Reforms in Teacher Education: Proceedings of the 2006 Australian Teacher Education National Conference: 67-74. (Conference - Published)