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).

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Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Ayebi-Arthur K., Dabner N., Tull SPBC., Davis N. and Cunningham U. (2016) Growing resilience with social media and e-learning: The case of the University of Canterbury. Hamilton, New Zealand: DEANZ Conference 2016, 17-20 Apr 2016. In http://flanz.org.nz/flanzorg/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DEANZ16-Conference-proceedings11-April.pdf: 21-25. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • 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. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Dabner N. (2015) When the Ground Settles: Positive Changes to Teacher Education Practices Following the 2010/2011 Earthquakes in Canterbury, New Zealand. Las Vegas, NV, USA: 2015 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), 2-6 Mar 2015. In SITE Conference Proceedings 2015(1): 256-260. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Dabner N. (2014) An Evaluative Study of the use of e-Portfolio's within a Graduate Teacher Education Qualification in New Zealand. Christchurch, New Zealand: Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education International Symposium 2014 (SITE), 28-29 Apr 2014 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. (2014) Digital literacy and citizenship within initial teacher education: Engaging students within a one-year graduate diploma qualification. Christchurch, New Zealand: Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference 2014 (DEANZ), 30 Apr-2 May 2014 (Conference Contribution - 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. Hamilton, New Zealand: Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand Conference (TEFANZ), 8-10 Jul 2014 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. (2012) UC use of social media in response to the September earthquake in Canterbury. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. (Oral Presentation)
  • 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 Article)
  • Dabner N. (2012) Snapshots of resilience in the wake: Conducting social media research in response to the Canterbury earthquakes. Wellington, New Zealand: DEANZ 2012 Conference, 11-13 Apr 2012 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • 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. Austin,TX, USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), 5-9 Mar 2012. In Proceedings 2012(1): 4745-4750. | http://www.editlib.org/p/40358. (Conference Contribution - 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. | http://jolt.merlot.org/vol8no2/mackey_0612.htm. (Journal Article)
  • 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. Wellington, New Zealand: Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference, 11-13 Apr 2012 (Conference Contribution - 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. Wellington, New Zealand: DEANZ 2012 Conference. Shift Happens: Resilience, Relevance and Reform, 11-13 Apr 2012 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. (2011) Design to support distance teacher education communities: A case study of a student-student e-mentoring initiative. Nashville, TN, USA: 22nd Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 7-11 Mar 2011. In SITE 2011(1): 218-223. | http://www.editlib.org/p/36262. (Conference Contribution - 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. | http://education2x.otago.ac.nz/cinzs/mod/resource/view.php?id=238. (Journal Article)
  • 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. Nashville, TN, USA: 22nd Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 7-11 Mar 2011. In SITE 2011(1): 224-229. | http://www.editlib.org/p/36263. (Conference Contribution - 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. | http://www.deanz.org.nz/home/images/newsletters/May11.pdf. [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. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Dabner N. (2010) Gradnet, an online community of practice for beginning teachers: six years on. Wellington, New Zealand: DEANZ Conference 2010, 25-28 Apr 2010 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. and Haines G. (2010) Exploring the practice: Theory nexus within a Visual Arts course for primary teacher education students. Christchurch, New Zealand: Ulearn 10, 6-8 Oct 2010. In Ulearn 10 Inaugural Research Stream Proceedings: 16-21. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Dabner N. and Haines G. (2010) Exploring the Practice-Theory Nexus within a Visual Art Education Course for Primary Teacher Education Students. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Collaboration Action Research Network (NZCARN) Inaugural Research Symposium, 6-8 Oct 2010 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N., Bailey S., Johnson J. and Davis N. (Ed.) (2010) Proceedings of Ulearn 10 - Research Stream. Christchurch: University of Canterbury. 88pp. (Edited Volume)
  • Dabner NJ. (2010) Preparing BTchLn (Primary) Graduating-Year Students for the Beginning-Teacher Employment Process: A Case Study. (Thesis / Dissertation)
  • 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. San Diego, CA, USA: 21st Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 29 Mar-2 Apr 2010. : 2696-2698. | http://www.editlib.org/p/33778. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Haines G. and Dabner N. (2010) Exploring self-knowledge within a Visual Arts Course for Primary Teacher Education Students. Christchurch, New Zealand: Ulearn 10, 6-8 Oct 2010. In Proceedinsg of Ulearn 10 - Research Stream: 36-42. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Haines G. and Dabner N. (2010) Exploring self-knowledge within a Visual Arts Course for Primary Teacher-Education Students. Christchurch, New Zealand: Ulearn 10, 6-8 Oct 2010 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. (2009) Preparing for the Beginning Teacher Employment Process in the Primary School Sector: A Case Study. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Collaboration Action Research Network (NZCARN) Inaugural Research Symposium, 28-29 May 2009 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. and Davis N. (2009) Developing best practices in online teaching and learning to impact students and their organisations. Auckland, New Zealand: ASCILITE 2009, 6-9 Dec 2009. (Conference Contribution - Published)
  • Dabner N. (2008) Critiquing Current Practices: Preparing BTchLn (Primary) Graduates for the Beginning Teacher Employment Process. Hamilton, New Zealand: Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand Biennial National Conference 2008, 2-4 Jul 2008 (Conference Contribution - Other)
  • Dabner N. (2008) Nicki Dabner. In O'Donoghue M (Ed.), UCTL Case Studies 2008: Approaches to Flexible Learning: 10-11. Christchurch: University of Canterbury. (Chapter)
  • Review Steering Group LMS. (2008) Learning management systems review: Final report and recommendations.University of Canterbury. Commissioned by Jan Cameron, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic). 109pp. (Report)
  • Dabner N. (2007) Preparing for the beginning teacher employment process in the primary school sector: A case study. University of Canterbury College of Education: EDTL905 Research Forum 2007. (Oral Presentation)
  • Dabner N. (2006) Collectively we know more: Encouraging collaboration between distance teacher education students within an online environment. Christchurch College of Education, Christchurch: Research Fair, 02 Dec 2008. (Oral Presentation)
  • Dabner N. (2006) GradNet: Online communities providing support for beginning teachers during the provisional registration period in New Zealand. Freemantle, Australia: Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) Conference 2006, 5-8 Jul 2006. In Making Teaching Public: Reforms in Teacher Education: Proceedings of the 2006 Australian Teacher Education National Conference: 67-74. (Conference Contribution - Published)