Peter Paolucci, Ph.D.



Publications & Papers



Pedagogy & Technology



blue sphere 2009 (Sept): Corcos, E., & Paolucci, P. “ScreenPLAY: An Interactive Video Learning Resource for At-risk Teens” in N. Lambropoulos & M. Romero (Eds.). Educational Social Software for Context-Aware Learning:Collaborative Methods and Human Interaction, Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Refereed.

blue sphere 2003 (Nov): Should Online Course Design Meet Accessibility Standards?" in Educational Technology & Society 7(1): 6-11. Refereed.
The Journal of Educational Technology & Society is included in the Thomson Scientific Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) with impact factor of 1.066 according to Thomson Scientific 2010 Journal Citations Report. In 2016 this journal was upgraded to “The most highly-cited, most relevant Open Access journal was Educational Technology & Society with an Impact Factor of 1.018 and a relevance score of 32.” ETS was rated in the top 10 of 1600 items published in the last 10 years.

Professional Development: Conferences & Workshops



blue sphere 2009 (Mar 19-21): "The Shakespeare XML Project." The Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the RSA (Renaissance Society of America). Los Angeles, CA. Refereed.

2008 (January 19): "How to Make Your Website Friendly." Invited speaker at The Canadian Institute. Sponsored by Marketwired and conducted under the auspices of The Canadian Public Relations Society, Inc.. Toronto, Ontario.

blue sphere 2007 (June 13): Keynote speaker: “Why Students Cheat” at Niagara College in Welland, and again (May 4) at Lambton College in Sarnia. And again on 2006 (June 8): at the Stepping Into Your Future conference for all the community colleges of southwestern Ontario. Hosted by Lambton College, Sarnia. Refereed.

blue sphere 2005 (June 6): Panel Moderator: at A Weekend with Dracula (Toronto). (Symposium of the Transylvanian, Society of Dracula, University of Toronto). Today’s Fictional Vampire: Tiger or Pussy-cat? Chair: Peter Paolucci, (York University, Toronto). Panelists: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (novelist, Berkeley CA), Nancy Baker (novelist, Toronto), Anne Fraser (library technician, U of Toronto), Norma Rowen (York University), Robert Knowlton (independent scholar, Toronto), Suzy McKee Charnas (novelist).

blue sphere 2004 (June 17): "WHY diVeRSItY IS IMPOSSIBLE with our Current Learning Technologies," for the STLHE (Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) 24th annual conference entitled: "Experiencing the Richness of the University Mosaic: from Diversity to Individuality." Hosted by the University of Ottawa. Archived at http://www.yorku.ca/paolucci/stlhe/ and at http://www.uottawa.ca/services/tlss/stlhe2004/pages/concurrent/1_16a.htm. Refereed.

blue sphere 2004 (April 1): "UNDESIRABLE SYNERGY: Academic Dishonesty and the Tyranny Of Conformity" delivered to Niagara College, Welland Campus and again on 2004 (June 3), to The Region of Southwest Ontario Community Colleges Summer Teaching Workshops in Ridgetown, Ontario. Refereed.

blue sphere 2003 (Jan 24) and again 2003 (Feb 17 – 18): "Digital Architecture: Imaginative Pedagogy for Educators". SAEA - Service d’appui à l’enseignement et à l’apprentissage, TLSS - Teaching and Learning Support Service, The University of Ottawa.

blue sphere 2003 (May 1): Invited speaker and workshop leader. "Basic Videoconferencing and The Pedagogy of Videoconferencing for Field Work." Sixteenth Annual TSS (Teaching Support Services) / University of Guelph. Conference title: "New Teaching Tools and Learning Environments." Refereed.

blue sphere 2002 (March 21): Invited speaker: “Digital Architecture: Imaginative Pedagogy for Educators.” Trent University.

blue sphere 2002 (May 15): Invited speaker. "The Failure of Educators to Humanize Learning: Plagiarism, Discrimination and Accessibility as Cultural Problems in Online Learning." First Annual Forum on Teaching and Learning, Carleton / University of Ottawa. Refereed

blue sphere 2000 (Oct 3-4): "Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning in Synergy." Canadian National E-Learning Workshop (Canarie). The Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, Ontario. With Dr. Christian Blanchette, University of Ottawa. Refereed.


Earlier Conferences & Workshops



blue sphere 1998 (Jan 24): "Partnerships on Campus." Session #403." OCULA (Ontario College and University Library Association) Annual Conference. Refereed.
Speakers: Michele Beaudoin, Director learning Resource Centres/Open Learning Centres, Georgian College; John S. Clouston, Chief Librarian, Cardinal Carter Library, University of Western Ontario; Dorothy Fitzgerald, Director, Health Sciences Library & Computing Services, McMaster University; Marjorie Hale, Librarian, Library Resource Centre, King Campus, Seneca College; Dr. Peter Paolucci, Co-ordinator for Teaching & Technology, York University.
blue sphere 1996 &: 1997 (Feb): Co-organized the first and second ever campus-wide Teaching and Learning With Technology weeks at York University with Professor John Dwyer and the next year with Professor James Brown.

blue sphere 1996 (June): "Best Practices in Website Interface Design (adapted for librarians)." The 51st Canadian Congress of Librarians CACUL, or Canadian Association of University Librarians. In Halifax. Refereed.

blue sphere 1995 and 1996 (Feb): Co-Chair of York University's Active Learning Through Technology week.