Invited Presentations

Innovation for Education and Livelihood: Panel Discussion. Mobile Learning Week, UNESCO, Paris, France, March 20-24, 2017 with . Chrystina Russell, Southern New Hampshire University, Emily Antze, York University, David Hollow, Jigsaw Consult and Timothy Read, National University of Distance Education (UNED).

Technology in the classroom. Presentation to Teacher Candidates from SW University, China, with S. Hu. 2017.

Gamification. Presentation to Teacher Candidates from SW University, China, with S. Hu, 2017.

Technology in the classroom. Presentation to Teacher Candidates from East China Normal University, with S. Hu, 2017.

Gamification. Presentation to Teacher Candidates from East China Normal University, with S. Hu, 2017.

Other presentations

Sork, T., & Boskic, N. (2017).  Technology, terrorism and teacher education: Lessons from the delivery of higher education to Somali refugee teachers in Dadaab, Kenya. INTED 2017 conference, Valencia, Spain, March 6-8, 2017.

Boskic, N., & Hu, S. (2015). Gamification in higher education: How we changed roles. 9th European Conference on Game-Based Learning (ECGBL), Steinkjer, Norway, October 8-9, 2015.

Boskic, N. (2013). Changing landscape of learning environments: Examining our practices, India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, Mumbai, India, March 2013. Hu, S. & Boskic, N. (2012). Evolution of the blended learning environments at the University of British Columbia. Cohere conference, Calgary, October 18-19, 2012.

Boskic, N. (2012) What is on the Horizon: Emerging Directions in Teaching & Learning. CTLT Institute, UBC. May 2012

Boskic, N. (2012). The Future of Mobile Technology at UBC. April 16, 2012.

Boskic, N. (2012). Narrative Practices in Immersive Gameworlds: Personal Growth and Social Change – Ethics. AERA conference. April 12-16, 2012, Vancouver, B.C.

Boskic, N. (2011). Play to Become a Leader and a Citizen of the World: ARGs as Teaching Spaces for Personal and Social Change. 5th European Conference for Game-Based Learning (ECGBL). October 20-21, 2011, Athens, Greece.

Boskic, N. (2011). Ethical Behaviour, Personal Growth and Becoming a Citizen of The World: The Power of Online Games. Internet Research 12: Performance and Participation conference. October 10-13, 2011, Seattle, US.

Boskic, N. (2011). Virtual Ethnography: Difficulties and Affordances of the Web to Conduct Research Online. CSSE conference. May 29-June 1, 2011, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Boskic, N. (2011). Critical Literacy and Moral Self. Canadian Game Studies Association conference at CSSE, May 29-June 1, 2011, Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Boskic, N. (2011). The Right to Say and the Right to Understand: Democracy in Gameworlds. LLED Graduate Student Conference. May 14, 2011, UBC, Vancouver.

Boskic, N. (2011). All is Fair in Web and Play: Building Ethical Self in Gameworlds through the Word of Other. Explorations & Education. April 1, 2011, UBC, Vancouver.

Boskic, N. (2010).  ARG Plays a Role in Enabling Personal, Social and National Development. Online Educa Berlin: 16th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training. December 1-3, 2010. Berlin, Germany.

Boskic, N.,  (2010). Blended learning: reaching aboriginal students in remote locations. Edge 2010 Conference: eLearning: Horizon and Beyond. October 12-15, 2010, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Boskic, N., Hu, S.  (2010). Playing with media: Diversity of learning potentials. Edge 2010 Conference: eLearning: Horizon and Beyond. October 12-15, 2010, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Boskic, N. (2010). Immersive Gameworlds for World-Wide Change. Presentation of the chapter from Education for Digital World. Elluminate live, April 15, 2010.

Boskic, N., & Hu, S. (2010).   And We’re Rolling! Ways of Using Audio and Video in the Context of Learning and Teaching. Poster presentation. E-Learning Open House, UBC, January 28, 2010.

Exploring serious games. LLED 481: Digital Media in English Language Arts Education: Elementary. Vancouver, UBC, November 2009.

Boskic, N. (2009). Complexity and dynamics of gameworlds: Autopoiesis of possibilities. 3rd European Conference on Games Based Learning. October 12-13, Graz, Austria.

Boskic, N., Rusnak, P., & Gutica, M. (2009). Games for e-Learning: Are we ready for what’s to come? 7th Annual Canadian e-Learning Conference, June 17-19 2009, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Boskic, N. (2009). Strategies for ‘New reading’: Narrative, gameplay and immersive experience. Interacting with Immersive Worlds. June 15-16 2009, Brock University, St. Catharines

Boskic, N. (2009). Virtual worlds: Spaces for immediate coping and opportunities for empathy. Symposium “The Social Future of Knowledge Negotiation” with T. Dobson and J. Miller. CSSE XXXVII Annual Conference 23 May – 26 May 2009 Carleton University, Ottawa.

Boskic, N. (2009). Make up your mind: Is it a game or a narrative? 7th LLED Graduate Student Conference, May 1st, 2009, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Boskic, N., Dobson, T., & Rusnak, P. (2008). Play it seriously; Juxtaposing AR and RW crisis. 2nd European Conference on Games Based Learning. Barcelona, Spain, October 16-17.

Boskic, N. (2008). Now It’s Easy! Accessibility for All. Poster session presented at the NMC conference. Princeton, New Jersey. – Judges Choice Award

Boskic, N. (2008). Accommodating diversity: A power of written word vs. a power of voice. Interactive session at NMC conference, Princeton, New Jersey.

Boskic, N., De Picciotto, R. (2008). Alternative service delivery models for Aboriginal education. Poster session presented at the 5th annual UBC eLearning Open House. Vancouver: The University of British Columbia.

Boskic, N. (2008). Narratives in immersive gameworlds. UVic Language and Literacy Conference: M-bracing 21st Century Multiliteracies (M21CM), Victoria, B.C. March 1-2.

More presentations (before 2008)