Teaching & Research Interests
Michael Jones is Professor and Program Coordinator for the Communication, Culture, Information and Technology program, a joint program with University of Toronto Mississauga.
- BA, Queen’s University, Sociology, 1995
- MA Simon Fraser University, Communication, 1998
- PhD University of Toronto, Information, 2017
CCIT course Michael teaches
- CCT336: Comics and Digital Culture
- CCT355: E-Business Technologies
- CCT356: Online Advertising and Marketing
- CCT482: Interactive Electronic Design
- Jones, M.L.W. (2018). Searching for Symbiosis: Opportunities and Obstacles in Formula SAE Team/School Administration Relationships. CDIO Conference, Kanazawa, Japan
- Jones, M.L.W. (2015). Engaging complexity and contradiction: Understanding Formula SAE Through Cultural Historical Activity Theory, CDIO Conference, Chengdu, China
- Jones, M.L.W. (2014). Project Based Learning (PBL*) Student Engineering Teams: A Cultural Historical Activity Theory Approach. International Society for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Quebec
- Jones, M.L.W. (2014). Information Contradictions in Engineering Project-Based Learning Teams. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Indianapolis
- Jones, M.L.W. (2013): From Serious Leisure to Knowing Organizations: Information and Knowledge Management Challenges in Project-Based Learning Student Engineering Teams. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta.
- Jones, M.L.W. (2012). Project-based learning in Engineering Education: An Activity Theory Approach. Doctoral Colloquium, iSchools Conference, Toronto
- Jones. M.L.W. (2010). Integrating Social Network Analysis in Participant Observation Work with Engineering Student Teams. Sunbelt Conference, International Network for Social Network Analysis, Riva del Garda, Italy
- Jones, M.L.W. & Gelb, D. (2009) Course Co-Creation vs. Course Management: Wikis as a Potential Alternative to Traditional Learning Management Systems. In T. Kidd (Ed.) Wired for Learning: An Educators Guide to Web 2.0.
- Jones, M.L.W. (2007). Wikis4Education: Collecting Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Educational Wikis. Poster Presentation. ACM WikiSym 2007, Montreal.
- Applied project-based learning in engineering and information technology domains
- Related interests in comics and digital culture
- Business information technology solutions
- Digital marketing