Bio (Jordanne Christie)

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Jordanne Christie

Jordanne Christie


Associate Faculty


Education and Technology


Jordanne Christie is an educational developer, facilitator and teacher with expertise developing and facilitating web-based, hybrid and online courses at the post-secondary level. She specializes in online and hybrid learning and is dedicated to the design and delivery of rich and engaging online learning experiences. Christie has a strong commitment to lifelong learning and a passion for teaching and learning. Her research is focused on educational development in higher education and technology-mediated learning.


Christie is a full-time faculty member in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Durham College and a former Educational Developer in the Centre for Academic and Faculty Enrichment (C.A.F.E). Her experience also includes working as an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education at Ontario Tech University, an Online Instructor in the School of Education at Red Deer College and the Extended Education department at the University of Manitoba. She has also worked as a Subject Matter Expert/Curriculum Developer for Thompson Rivers University, Nipissing University and the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology.


Christie holds a PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University (2016). Her dissertation topic was Educational Development for Online Teaching. She has a Master of Education in Distance Education from Athabasca University (2010), where her research topic was the Adoption of Social Software by Students in Online and Blended Courses. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Information Technology Management from Ryerson University (2005).


  • Christie, J. (2020). Using Pressbooks to Create Collaborative Open Textbooks. In Centre for Higher Education Research, Policy and Practice. Technology Tools for Teaching in Higher Education, The Practical Handbook Series. CHERPP.
  • Christie, J. (2019). CONNECT-EXTEND-CHALLENGE. In Centre for Higher Education Research, Policy and Practice. Active learning strategies for higher education. CHERPP.
  • Christie, J. (2016). Faculty Learning Communities to Support Technology Integration: A Literature Review. Transformative Dialogues, 9(1), pp.1-19.
  • Rodgers, R., Christie, J., & Wideman, M. (2014). The Effects of a Required Faculty Development Program on Novice Faculty Self-Efficacy and Teaching. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.