Dr. Michael Paskevicius

Dr. Michael Paskevicius
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Curriculum and Instruction
Office: MacLaurin A563

PhD University of Victoria, MPhil University of Cape Town, BCom Ryerson University

Dr. Michael Paskevicius is Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Victoria. His research focuses on learning design practices, the development of digital literacies, and supporting personal knowledge management in an environment of rapid technological change. Michael has worked in higher education institutions across Southern Africa and Western Canada since 2005, supporting collaborative, creative, and personalized approaches to learning. As an advocate for openness in education, his research explores the integration of open-source tools, open educational resources, and the development of open educational practices in teaching and learning.

• Technology integrated learning design 

• Digital literacies of educators 

• Open education resources and practices

• Knowledge management 

• Innovation in education 

• Emerging technologies to support research

  • Educational technology

  • Technology and Innovation in Education

  • Technology Integrated Learning Design

  • Open Educational Resources and Practices

Harrison, M., Paskevicius, M., Devries, I., & Morgan, T. (2022). Crowdsourcing the (Un)Textbook: Rethinking and Future Thinking the Role of the Textbook in Open Pedagogy. The Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association Journal, 2(1), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.18357/otessaj.2022.2.1.30

Paskevicius, M. (2021a). Educators as Content Creators in a Diverse Digital Media Landscape. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2021(1), Article 1.https://doi.org/10/gnrwd5

Paskevicius, M. (2021b). Breaking Out of Large Online Meetings to Support Active Learning. The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy.https://cuny.manifoldapp.org/read/breaking-out-of-large-online-meetings-to-support-active-learnin

Paskevicius, M., & Irvine, V. (2021). Theoretical and Methodological Approaches for Investigating Open Educational Practices. The Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association Journal, 1(2), Article 2. https://doi.org/10/gnvbbd

Bozkurt, A., Jung, I., Xiao, J., Vladimirschi, V., Schuwer, R., Egorov, G., Lambert, S., Al-Freih, M., Pete, J., Don Olcott, J., Rodes, V., Aranciaga, I., Bali, M., Alvarez, A. J., Roberts, J., Pazurek, A., Raffaghelli, J. E., Panagiotou, N., Coëtlogon, P. de, … Paskevicius, M. (2020). A global outlook to the interruption of education due to COVID-19 pandemic: Navigating in a time of uncertainty and crisis. Asian Journal of Distance Education, 15(1), 1–126.http://asianjde.org/ojs/index.php/AsianJDE/article/view/462

Paskevicius, M., & Irvine, V. (2019a). Open Education and Learning Design: Open Pedagogy in Praxis. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2019(1), 10.https://doi.org/10.5334/jime.512

Paskevicius, M., & Irvine, V. (2019b). Practicalities of Implementing Open Pedagogy in Higher Education. Smart Learning Environments, 6(1), 23.https://doi.org/10/ggfngv