Bethany Arsenault (Edmonton Regional)

speakerImage Biography: Bethany Arsenault accepted the role of ORC Coordinator in June 2017. She holds a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Alberta. In addition, Bethany completed a BMusEd and BA English Honours from the University of Prince Edward Island. She has taught in both elementary and junior high classrooms, and is passionate about information literacy and digital learning spaces. Bethany has extensive experience in educational research and digital learning spaces. Her published Master’s thesis was funded through a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant from the Government of Canada. Bethany’s research focused on social media and digital learning spaces for young adults. She has also worked as a copy editor for the academic journal Theory and Research in Social Education through the University of Alberta. She has presented research on varied topics related to Young Adult literature and digital media at conferences across Canada.