Dr. Denis Hlynka

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Professor
Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

(204) 474-9062
Room 430 Education Building
Denis.Hlynka@umanitoba.ca

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Bio
Personal Information
Born Ottawa, Canada (Canadian Citizen)

Education
PhD, Michigan State University
MA, University of Minnesota
BEd, University of Manitoba
BEd, University of Manitoba

Publications
Numerous papers, including 3 books; invited chapters to several books; several video productions;contributed articles and/or encyclopedic entries to
•    Encyclopedia of Educational Terminology in Educational Communications and Technology  (US publication)
•    Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (US Publication, AECT)
•    Grove Dictionary of Music

(Past) Invited Lectures
•    Numerous invited guest lectures and keynote presentations, in Winnipeg, Toronto, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Vancouver, Columbus OH, Dallas TX, New Orleans, LA, etc. as well as in India and Ethiopia.
•    Radio and television interviews on CBC (national and local), CTV (national), Winnipeg Free Press.
•    Intermission guest on CBC’s Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, etc.

Other Academic Positions
•    Current regular columnist, Educational Technology (international)
•    Past editor, Canadian Journal of Educational Communications
•    Member, Definitions and Terminology Committee, Association for Educational Communications and Technology (USA)

Professional Service
Numerous local, national and international committees including the following
•    Current national chair, Board of Directors, St. Andrew’s College
•    Current member, Board of Directors, National Ukrainian Canadian Congress
Consultant on numerous occasions for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

Administration
•    Seconded by U of Manitoba Faculty of Arts to act as head of the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, University of Manitoba, 2000-7.
•    Past president, Research and Theory Division, Association for Educational Communication and Technology.
•    Canadian liaison, International Division, Association for Educational Communication and Technology.

Teaching
Numerous undergraduate courses, first year courses, graduate seminars, online distance courses, in educational technology, curriculum theory, 21st century curriculum, “introduction to university”, arts, etc.

Scholarly Interests
Intersection of pedagogy, technology, the arts, and the sciences.

Some “Firsts”
Scripted and hosted the first Canadian FM radio English language series on Ukrainian classical and concert music titled Ukrainian Concert Hall on CBC-FM
Re-discovered, produced and directed (for the first time in North America) the 1861 cantata Mazeppa by Michael Balfe
Co-introduced the first university level credit courses on the Ukrainian Canadian Internment and the Ukrainian Holodomor (famine)

Other
Listed in Who’s Who in Canada