Dr. Nocente is currently Associate Professor in Science and Technology Education in the Department of Secondary Education. She has been in this position since 1997.
Ed.D. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (Toronto, Ontario), 1996. (Toronto, Ontario), 1996.
M.Ed. University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta), 1988. (Edmonton, Alberta), 1988.
B.Ed. University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta), 1980. (Edmonton, Alberta), 1980.
Related Professional Experience:
Consultant for Science Textbook, ITP Nelson and Pearson, ITP Nelson and Pearson
Biology Program Academic Coordinator, Teachers Teaching with Technology-Texas Instruments, Teachers Teaching with Technology-Texas Instruments
Team Leader and Computer Courseware Developer, TRUMP Project (development of 300 hours of computer based training for the Canadian Navy), Litton Systems Canada Limited
Junior High and Senior High School Science Teacher
Primary Research Interests:
Technology integration in the school curriculum Technology leadership Science education and technology integration
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Curriculum and Teaching for Secondary School Biological Sciences
Curriculum and Teaching for Secondary School General Sciences
Curriculum and Teaching for Secondary School Science Minors
Teaching in Secondary Schools
Computer Networking for Schools
Introduction to Microcomputers in Education
Graduate Courses Taught
Technology Mentorship and Leadership
Computer Technology Integrated into the Curriculum
Integrating Technology into the Classroom: A Research Project
Introduction to Computer Assisted Instruction
Theory of Computer-Based Instruction
Internship in Instructional Technology
Science, Technology, Society and Environment: Implications for Teaching
Introductory Professional Term and *24 in the Major subject area. Successful completion is expected prior to being granted permission to commence EDFX 450. Students may only receive credit for one of EDSE 452, EDSE 455, EDSE 456, or EDSE 460.
Research - Publications
Selected Research Studies and Publications
Refereed Journals and Proceedings
Nocente, N, & Belostotski, G (2009). Elementary and Junior High School Use of Clickers. In T Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings: Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 999-1008). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
O'Grady-Morris, K., & Nocente, N. (2009). Procedural vs conceptual knowledge: Exploring student understanding of voltaic cells. Alberta Science Education Journal,
Zhou, G.G., Nocente, N., & Brouwer, W. (2008). Understanding students' cognition through analysis of their preconceptions in physics. Alberta Journal of Educational Research. 54(1). 14-30.
Nocente, N. (2006). Necessary Conditions for Effective Professional Development. In M. Frye (Ed.), Proceedings: Teachers Teaching with Technology. Denver, CO: T-Cubed International.
Nocente, N. (2005). Modifying textbook labs to promote scientific reasoning. In M Frye (Ed.), Proceedings: Proceedings of Teachers Teaching with Technology. Washington DC: T-Cubed International.
Nocente, N. (2010) Engage: School Administrators’ Needs.
A preliminary needs assessment developed for Elk Island School District.
Nocente, N., Betostotski, G. & Brooks, C. (June, 2009). Click into Action: Student Response Systems in Elementary Classrooms. Edmonton, Alberta, AB: Alberta Education.
Nocente, N. & McClay, J. (August, 2008) Final Report: Learning and Technology Integration Project. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education.
Rowell, P, Nocente, N, Geelan, D, Oberg, D, & McClay, J. (2002). Scientist 2010. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Learning.
August 2009 – Elk Island School District
ENGAGE: Transforming Leadership
January 2008 - Parkland School Division
Click into Action: Student Response System Project
July 2007 - Alberta Education
Preservice Teacher Education and Technology Integration
January 2005- Alberta Education
Learning and Technology Integration: Supporting Collaboration and Modelling Effective Practice N. Nocente, J. McClay
September 2001– Alberta Learning
Scientist 2010 Project.
P. Rowell, N. Nocente, D. Geelan, D. Oberg and J. McClay
Nocente, N, & Belostotski, G
O'Grady-Morris, K., & Nocente, N.
Alberta Science Education Journal. 2009 January;
Zhou, G.G., Nocente, N., & Brouwer, W.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research. 2008 January; 54 (1):14-30