PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

McConnel, J. (2019). Fan spaces as third spaces: Tapping into the creative community of fandom. English Journal. 109(1), 45-51. http://secure.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/EJ/1091-sep2019/EJ1091Sep19Fan.pdf
McConnel, J. (2019, January 7). The Teacher/Poet in V Parts. Writers Who Care.  https://writerswhocare.wordpress.com/2019/01/07/the-teacher-poet-in-v-parts/
Beach, P., & McConnel, J. (2018). Eye tracking methodology for studying teacher learning: A review of the research. International Journal of Research & Method in Education. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/wXRGTuKxGpQ8jZxygtFV/full
Beach, P., McDonald, P., McConnel, J., & Kirby, J. (2018). Investigating how teachers interact with a visual model of reading development: An eye-tracking study. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 5(11), 21.
McConnel, J. (2018). “Why Are We Doing This?”: Using Digital Reflection to Increase Student Engagement. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 11(2), 13–22. https://doi.org/10.18848/1835-9795/CGP/v11i02/13-22
McConnel, J, & Zamborsky, E. (2017). “Thou Talks’t of Nothing”: Teaching Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in a Contemporary Context. Unboxed. 17. http://gse.hightechhigh.org/unboxed/issue17/thou_talkst_of_nothing/

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

October 2019. Flexible writing: What yoga can teach us about academic writing. EGSS Graduate Student Writing Retreat, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
March 2019. Crafting wellness: An arts-informed exploration of creating your joy. Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
April 2018. Writing skills: Building your foundation. EGSS Workshop Series, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
August 2015. Yoga for Writers: Unlocking your creative potential. Babes on the Beach Writing Conference, Emerald Isle, NC, USA.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Beach, P., Kirby, J., McDonald, P., & McConnel, J. (July, 2019). Examining how teachers study a multimedia model of reading development: Do eye movement patterns affect what teachers learn? Annual Conference of the Society of Scientific Studies of Reading, Toronto, ON, Canada.
McConnel, J., & de Leon, C. (June, 2019). The brightest part of the forest: A grit analysis of an Ontario children’s book award. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Beach, P., Henderson, G., & McConnel, J. (June, 2019). Examining elementary teachers’ learning experiences as they use the Canadian Financial Literacy database. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
McConnel, J. (March, 2019). A fractured pedagogy of care: What teachers can learn about self-care from Hogwarts. Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education, Kingston, ON, Canada.
Wearing, J., McConnel, J., & de Leon, C. (March, 2019). The creativity of research: Multiple approaches to finding (and telling) your research story. Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education, Kingston, ON, Canada.
McConnel, J. (January, 2019). The curriculum of fandom: What are writers learning on Wattpad? Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
McConnel, J. (October, 2018). Patanjali’s Pedagogy: Using Yogic Philosophy to Enhance Creativity in the Classroom and Beyond.  Artful Inquiry Research Group Symposium, Montreal, QC, Canada.
Beach, P., McDonald, P., Kirby, & McConnel, J. (August, 2018). Investigating how teachers interact with a visual model of reading development: An eye-tracking study. Scandinavian Workshop on Applied Eye Tracking, Frederiksberg, Denmark.
McConnel, J. (June, 2018). Growth, grit, or gloom? An analysis of award winning titles in the Canadian “Forest of Reading.” Children’s Literature Association, San Antonio, TX, United States.
McConnel, J. (March, 2018). AP Capstone: Opportunities Outside the Box? Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education, Kingston, ON, Canada.
McConnel, J. (March, 2018). Why Are We Doing This? Using Digital Reflection to Increase Student Engagement. E-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies Research Network, New York, NY, United States.
McConnel, J. (June, 2016). A Person or a Creampuff: Body Image and Identity in “Anastasia”. Children’s Literature Association, Columbus, OH, United States.
McConnel, J. (March, 2016). Storyteller or Sultan: Power in Recent YA Adaptations of “Arabian Nights”. International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, United States.
McConnel, J. (June, 2015). Lovesick: Depression and Self-Harm in ‘Cupid and Psyche’ and Subsequent Adaptations. Children’s Literature Association, Richmond, VA, United States.
McConnel, J. (May, 2014). YA vs. NA: A Creative Workshop. A Rally of Writers, Lansing, MI, United States.
McConnel, J. (June, 2009). The Power of Three: Sibling Trios in Fantasy Literature. Children’s Literature Association, Charlotte, NC, United States.