Valerie Irvine, Ph.D.
Professor of Educational Technology & Co-Director of the Technology Integration and Evaluation (TIE) Research Lab, University of Victoria
Dr. Valerie Irvine is a professor of educational technology and co-director of the Technology Integration and Evaluation (TIE) Research Lab at the University of Victoria. Her research work focuses on alternative modes of learning design that acknowledges learner agency as a framework. She teaches in both the preservice teacher education programs and graduate programs. She organized @EdcampWest for both K12 and Higher Education sectors with concurrent sites in Victoria (UVic), Vancouver (SFU), as well as the first online Edcamp site. She is a parent of elementary school girls and is looking for ways to help educational stakeholders to rethink practices. Her blog is at http://edtech.uvic.ca/virvine, her lab is at http://tie.uvic.ca, and she is on twitter at http://twitter.com/_valeriei