Dr. Bonnie Stewart

Dr. Bonnie Stewart

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Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3878
Office: Room 3326A, Leonard & Dorothy Neal Education Building

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Assistant Professor, Ph.D UPEI

Bonnie Stewart is an educator and social media researcher interested in the implications of digital networks for institutions, for culture and society, and for learning. Assistant Professor of Online Pedagogy and Workplace Learning, Bonnie has an extensive background in digital and experiential education, and in work-integrated and adult learning approaches. Founder and Director of Antigonish 2.0, an international media literacy network, and current Visiting Fellow (2018-2021) at University of the Arts, London, Bonnie was an early MOOC researcher and ethnographer of Twitter as an academic environment. Her current research interests include what it means to know, to learn, and to be a citizen in our current information ecosystem.


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  • Ed 322 Digital Technology J/I
  • Ed 332 Digital Technology I/S

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Stewart, B. (In press). Identity at the core: Open and digital leadership. Shaking the brick and mortar: Moving higher education online, A. Zorn, J. Haywood, & J.M. Glachant, (Eds). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Stewart, B. (In press). Academic influence: The sea change. Disrupting digital humanities, D. Kim & J. Stommel, (Eds). Punctum Books.

Stewart, B. (2018). Academic Twitter & academic capital: Collapsing orality & literacy in scholarly publics. The digital academic: Critical perspectives of digital technologies in higher education, D. Lupton, I. Mewburn & P. Thompson, (Eds). (pp. 64-77). New York, NY: Routledge.

Stewart, B. (2017). Twitter as method: Using Twitter as a tool to conduct research. SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research, A. Quan-Haase & L. Sloan, (Eds). (pp. 251-265). London, UK: SAGE.

Veletsianos, G. & Stewart, B. (2016). Discreet openness: Selective and intentional self-disclosures online. Social Media + Society, 2(3). doi: 10.1177/2056305116664222 External Link

Stewart, B. (2016). Collapsed publics: Orality, literacy, and vulnerability in academic Twitter. Journal of Applied Social Theory, 1(1).

Honeychurch, S., Stewart, B., Hogue, R., Bali, M., & Cormier, D. (2016). How the community became more than the curriculum: Participant experiences in #Rhizo14. Current Issues in Emerging E-learning, 3(1), 26-40.

Stewart, B. (2015). In abundance: Networked participatory practices as scholarship. International Review of Research in Open & Distributed Learning, 16(3).

Stewart, B. (2015). Open to influence: What counts as academic influence in scholarly networked Twitter participation. Learning, Media, and Technology, 40(3), 287-309. doi: 10.1080/17439884.2015.1015547 External Link

Stewart, B. (2015, April 15th). In public: The shifting consequences of Twitter scholarship. Hybrid Pedagogy.

Stewart, B. (2013). Massiveness + openness: New literacies of participation? Journal of Online Learning & Teaching, 9(2), 228-238.

Stewart, B. (2010). How NOT to do a Web 2.0 project. Journal of Curriculum & Pedagogy, 8 (1), 49-52. Perspectives: The Digital.

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Ph.D., University of Prince Edward Island
M.Ed., Mount Saint Vincent University
B.A, B.Ed., Certificate in Special Education, Mount Allison University