Professor, Pedagogy & Technology | York University
Dr. Jennifer Jenson is Professor of Pedagogy and Technology in the Faculty of Education and Director of the Institute for Research on Digital Learning at York University, Canada. She is currently co-editor of Loading: The Journal of the Canadian Game Studies Association and past-President of the Canadian Game Studies Association.
She has published on gender, technology and digital games, games and learning, technology policy and policy practices in K-12 learning in Canada, and on online and blended learning in post-secondary education. She was first appointed to York University in 2001 as one of four Technology Enhanced Learning Chairs. Since that time, she has secured continuous external research funding, and currently is lead of an international, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funded Partnership Grant, Re-Figuring Innovation in Games (www.refig.ca).
ReFiG is committed to promoting diversity and equity in the game industry and culture and effecting real change in a space that has been exclusionary to so many.