Publications

Journal papers

  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (forthcoming). Teachers as Moral Compasses: Exploring Critical Literacy through Digital Social Justice Book Talks. Language and Literacy Special Issue: Critical Literacy.
  • Robertson, L. & Hughes, J. (forthcoming). Investigating Preservice Teachers’ Grasp of Critical Media Literacy.  Language and Literacy Special Issue: Critical Literacy.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (forthcoming).  Sing Me a Good Math Story: Using Online Music Videos to Share Students’ Classroom Mathematics.  Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Journal.
  • Hughes, J. & Dymoke, S. (forthcoming).  Wiki-Ed Poetry”: Transforming Preservice Teachers’ Preconceptions About Poetry and Poetry Teaching.  Journal of Adult and Adolescent Literacy (JAAL).  
  • Hughes, J. & Burke, A. (2011). In Their Own Words: Considering Student Design Choice in the Assessment of Digital Text-Making.  International Journal of Arts and Sciences. 4(4), 235-247.
  • Hughes, J., King, A., Perkins, P. & Fuke, V. (2011). Adolescents & “Autographics”: Reading and Writing Coming-of-Age Graphic Novels. Journal of Adult and Adolescent Literacy, 54(8), 601-612.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (2011). Performing big math ideas across the grades. Teaching Children Mathematics, April, 2011, pp. 486-496.
  • Gadanidis, G., Hughes, J. & Cordy, M. (2011). Mathematics for gifted students in an arts- and technology-rich setting.  Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 34(3), 397-433.
  • Hughes, J. & Eldridge, J. (forthcoming).  Reimagining the Teaching of Language & Literacy in a Digital Age.  English Quarterly.
  • Robertson, L. & Hughes, J. (2010). The Teachers They Are Becoming: Multiple Literacies in Teacher Pre-Service.  In M.D. Lytras et al. (Eds.): International Journal of Knowledge Society Research, 1(2), © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 38-49.
  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (2010). Transforming Practice: Using Digital Video to Engage Students. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE). Special Issue: Digital Video, 10(1), 20-37. ISSN: 1528-5804. Available online at: http://www.citejournal.org/vol10/iss1/languagearts/article2.cfm
  • Hughes, J. & King, A. (2010).  Dual Pathways to Expression and Understanding: Canadian Coming-of-Age Graphic Novels.  Children's Literature in Education, 41(1), pp. 64-84.
  • Hughes, J. & Tolley, S. (2010).  Engaging students through new literacies:  the good, bad & curriculum of visual essays. English in Education, 44 (1), pp. 5-16.
  • Hughes, J. & Gadanidis, G. (2009). Learning as community service: Thinking with new media. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 19(3), 287-306.
  • Dymoke, S. & Hughes, J. (2009).  Using a poetry wiki: how can the medium support pre-service teachers of English in their professional learning about teaching poetry writing in a digital age? English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 8(3), pp. 91-106.
  • Hughes, J. (2009).  New Media, New Literacies & the Adolescent Learner.  E-Learning Special Issue: Digital Literacy, 6(3), pp. 259-271.
  • Hughes, J. & John, A. (2009).  From Page to Digital Stage:  Creating Digital Performances of Poetry.  Voices From the Middle, 16(3), pp. 15-22. 
  • Greig, C. & Hughes, J. (2009).  A boy who would rather write poetry than throw rocks at cats is also considered to be wanting in masculinity: poetry, masculinity, and baiting boys.  Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 30(1), pp. 91-105.
  • Hughes, J. (2008).  Poetry and New Media:  In Conversation with Four Poets.  Language and Literacy, 10(2).
  • Gadanidis, G., Hoogland, C. & Hughes, J. (2008).  Teaching and Learning in a Web 2.0 Environment: Three Case Studies. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning.
  • Hughes, J. (2008).  The Performative Pull of Research with New Media.  International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 7(3), pp. 16-34.
  • Gadanidis, G., Gerofsky, S. & Hughes, J. (2008).  A Public Celebration of Mathematics.  The Ontario Mathematics Gazette, 47(1), pp. 13-20.
  • Gadanidis, G., Hughes, J., & Borba, M. (2008).  Students as Performance Mathematicians.  Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 14(3), pp. 168-175.
  • Hughes, J. (2008).  The “Screen-Size” Art: Using Digital Media to Perform Poetry. English in Education, 42(2), pp. 148-164.
  • Hughes, J.  (2007). Poetry: A Powerful Medium for Literacy and Technology Development.  What Works?  Research into Practice Series.  The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat.
  • Hughes, J.  (2007). Is That a Fact?  The ‘Real’ World Through Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction.  Canadian Children’s Literature, 32(1), pp.154-169.
  • Gadanidis, G., Gadanidis, J., & Huang, A.  (2005).  Using humor to gain mathematical insight.  Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 10(5), pp. 244-250.
  • Gadanidis, J.  (2004). Learning Objects, Hypermedia and the English Classroom.  International Journal of the Book, (2) Common Ground Publications Ltd., Australia.
  • Gadanidis, G., Gadanidis, J. & Schindler, K.  (2003). Factors Mediating the Use of Online Applets in the Lesson Planning of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching 22(4), pp. 323-344.

Conference proceedings

  • Gadanidis, G., Borba, C., Burke, A., Hughes, J. & Scucuglia, R. (accepted). Sing me a good research story: Research dissemination and new media. ED-MEDIA 2010-World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Robertson, L. & Hughes, J. (2010). Recognizing the "Transformational" in Digital Assignments for a Teacher Preparation Program. TECHEDUCA conference, Athens, Greece, May 2010.
  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (2010).  The Transformative Power of Digital Literacy Stories.  ED-MEDIA, Toronto, June 2010.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (2010).  Sing Me a Good Math Story: Using Online Music Videos to Share Students’ Classroom Mathematics.  ED-MEDIA, Toronto, June 2010 (This paper won an Outstanding Paper Award).
  • Gadanidis, G., Borba, M., Hughes, J. & Scucuglia, R. (2010). Tell Me a Good Math Story: Digital Mathematical Performance, Drama, Songs, and Cell Phones in the Math Classroom. The 34th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Brazil, July 2010.
  • Hughes, J. & Greig, C. (2009).  Evolution of an e-Book:  Teaching Language & Literacy K-6. Edge: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Burke, A., Hughes, J. & King, A. (2009). Living and Learning in Children’s Online Play Sites. Edge: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Robertson, L. & Hughes, J. (2009). Building Deep Capacity: Multiple Literacies in Teacher Pre-Service.  Edge: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Gadanidis, G., Hughes, J., Scucuglia, R. (2009). Mathematics learning as community service. Psychology of Mathematics Education: North America Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Gadanidis, G., Hughes, J., Scucuglia, R., Tolley, S. (2009). Low floor, high ceiling: performing mathematics across grades 2-8. Psychology of Mathematics Education: North America Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Hughes, J. & Eldridge, J. (2009).  Reimagining the Teaching of Literacy in a Digital Age.  The International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 3465-3470.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (2009).  Performing Mathematics: Students as Performance Mathematicians in Grades 2, 5 and 8.  The International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 3545-3553.
  • Gadanidis, J.  (2004). Storied, project-based learning objects and the design of learning environments in the English classroom.  ED-MEDIA, Lugano, Switzerland, 2381-2386.
  • Gadanidis, J.  (2004). Designing learning objects for language arts pre-service teacher education in support of project-based learning environments.  The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 15th International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 3892 – 3899.
  • Gadanidis, J. (2003).  Mathematical Learning Objects and e-stories.  E-Learn – World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Phoenix, AZ, 970-973.
  • Gadanidis, G., Gadanidis, J. & Schindler, K.  (2003). Pre-service Mathematics Teacher Lesson Planning with Online Applets.  The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 14th International Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2892 – 2895.

Other refereed contributions

  • Hughes, J. & Perkins, P. (accepted). Developing Preservice Teacher Candidates’ Capacity in Literacy through Mentoring At-Risk Students.  3rd Paris International Conference on Education, Economy and Society. July 2011.
  • Hughes, J. & Burke, A. (2011). Exploring Social Justice Through Digital Literacy: Stop-Motion Animation.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Fredericton, NB, May 2011.
  • Greig, C. & Hughes, J.  (2011). Adult Learners and Digital Media: Exploring the usage of digital media with adult literacy learners.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Fredericton, NB, May 2011.
  • Burke, A. & Hughes, J. (2011).  I Saw it in the Picture: Children’s digital authoring using the illustrations and storylines of picture books. Reading for the Love of It, Toronto, Feb. 2011.
  • Hughes, J. & Burke, A. (2010).  In Their Own Words: Considering Student Design Choice in the Assessment of Digital Text-making.  European Conference for Academic Disciplines, International Journal of Arts and Sciences, (IJAS), Gottenheim, Germany, Nov/Dec 2010.
  • Burke, A. & Hughes, J. (accepted). The Challenges of the Digital Blackboard: Rethinking Assessment in Digital Text-making. The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Helsinki, Finland, August 2010.
  • Burke, A., Hammett, R., Hughes, J., King, A. & Toope, D. (2010).  Challenging Notions of Literacy: Living and Learning in Webkinz World.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Montreal, May 2010.
  • Eamer, A. & Hughes, J. (2010).  Media(ting) Identities: Digital Identity Projects in an ESL Classroom.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Montreal, May 2010.
  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (2010).  Critical Literacy Book Talks.  Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (LLRC), Montreal, May 2010.
  • Robertson, L. & Hughes, J. (2010).  Preservice Teachers’ Grasp of Critical Media Literacy.  Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (LLRC), Montreal, May 2010.
  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (2010).  The Transformative Power of Digital Literacy Stories.  ED-MEDIA, Toronto, June 2010.
  • Hughes, J. (2010).  “I am from fantasy and reality, two worlds slipping into each other”: Adolescents’ representations of identity through digital poetry.  International Reading Association, Chicago, 2010.
  • Burke, A., Hughes, J. & Tolley, S. (2010).  “Do you see what I mean?” – Using the visual essay to explore literature (and life).  Technology in Literacy Education Special Interest Group, International Reading Association (IRA) Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, April 2010.
  • Hughes, J. (2009).  The Evolution of an e-Book: Teaching Language & Literacy K-6.  EDGE: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education, Memorial University, Newfoundland, October 2009.
  • Hughes, J. & Robertson, L. (2009).  Building Deep Capacity: Multiple Literacies in Teacher Pre-Service Education.  EDGE: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education, Memorial University, Newfoundland, October 2009.
  • Burke, A., Hughes, J. & King, A. (2009). Living and Learning in Children’s Online Play Sites.  EDGE: Inspiration and Innovation in Teacher Education, Memorial University, Newfoundland, October 2009.
  • Hughes, J., King, A. & Fuke, V.  (2009).  Adolescents & “Autographics”: Reading and Writing Coming-of-Age Graphic Novels, CSSE, Ottawa University.
  • Hughes, J., Tolley, S. & Fuke, V.  (2009). But How Do I Mark It?: Analyzing and Evaluating Multimodal Texts, LLRC Pre-Conference, Ottawa University.
  • Hughes, J. & Eldridge, J. (2009).  Reimagining the Teaching of Literacy in a Digital Age.  The International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (2009).  Performing Mathematics: Students as Performance Mathematicians in Grades 2, 5 and 8.  The International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hughes, J. & Dymoke, S. (2008).   The Road Seldom Taken:  Preservice Teachers’ Anxieties Around Teaching Poetry.  The European Conference on Educational Research, Goteborg, Sweden, September, 2008.
  • Dymoke, S. & Hughes, J. (2008).  Poets in Discussion, Poets in Practice.  The European Conference on Educational Research, Goteborg, Sweden, September, 2008.
  • Hughes, J.  (2008).  Performing Poetry on the Digital Stage.  International Conference on Multimodality and Learning: New Perspectives on Knowledge, Representation and Communication.  Institute of Education, University of London, June 2008.
  • Greig, C. & Hughes, J. (2008).Baiting Boys: Patriarchal Poetry, Gender, and Schooling. Canadian Association for the Study of Women and Education (CASWE), Vancouver, BC., June 2008.
  • Hughes, J. & Parliament, A. (2008). Critical Literacy through Digital Storytelling.  Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada, Vancouver, BC., May 2008.
  • Hughes, J. (2008).  Students, Poetry and New Media.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Vancouver, BC., May 2008.
  • Hughes, J. & Eldridge, J. (2008).  The Affordances of Blogs & Wikis in an Online Mentoring Project.  American Educational Research Association, New York.
  • Gadanidis, G. & Hughes, J. (2008).  Title.  Fifth International Conference on Creativity in Mathematics Education and the Education of Gifted Students, Haifa, Israel.
  • Hughes, J. & Eldridge, J. (2007).  Digital Literacy in an Online Mentoring Project. United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA), Swansea, Wales.
  • Hughes, J. (2007).  Focus on Digital Literacy:  New Media in a Preservice Language Arts Program.  Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (LLRC), Saskatoon.
  • Hughes, J. (2007).  Blogs and Wikis in Literacy Learning. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Saskatoon.
  • Hughes, J. (2007).  Qualitative Research & New Media: Conducting Research in a Multimodal Digital Environment.  American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
  • Hughes, J. (2006).  The Convergence of Poetry and New Media.  Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada.  York University.
  • Gadanidis, J. (2005).  Poets, Poetry & New Media:  A Digital Exploration.  Children’s Learning in a Digital World Conference.  Brock University.
  • Gadanidis, J. & Greig, C.  (2005).  Emo Boys, Poetry & Digital Space:  Policing the Boundaries of Appropriateness.  Children’s Learning in a Digital World Conference.  Brock University.
  • Gadanidis, J.  (2005).  Poets, Poetry & New Media.  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), London, Ontario.
  • Gadanidis, J.  & Hoogland, C. (2005).  Fractal Verse:  A Home in New Media?  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), London, Ontario.
  • Gadanidis, J.  (2004).  Learning Objects in Language Arts Education:  Where Have We Been, Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going?  Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Winnipeg, Manitoba.