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Martha Gabriel

My current research focus is in the area of digital technologies and how these can be used appropriately for learning and teaching. I lead a team of UPEI researchers that received a Major Research Grant to conduct research in this area (2009).


BA, University of Toronto

MEd, Mount St. Vincent University

PhD, University of Ottawa

Associate Professor
(902) 566-0503
Research Interests: 
  • E-learning
  • Digital technologies and net generation learners
  • E-portfolios
  • Early child development
  • Singing as a means to learn
  • Action research

M. A. Gabriel & Kaufield, K. (2008). Reciprocal mentorship: an effective support for online instructors. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 16 (3) 311-327.

Gabriel, M. A. (2007). Toward effective instruction in e-learning environments. In M. Bullen & D. Janes (Eds.), Making the transition to e-learning: Issues and strategies (pp. 173-190). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

Gabriel, M. A. (2005). Developing literacy with online learning environments.In R. Doiron & M. Asselin (Eds.), Literacy, libraries and learning: Using books and online resources to promote reading, writing, and research (pp. 97-106). Markham, ON: Pembroke Publishers.

Doiron, R. G. & Gabriel, M. A. (2005, April). Extended Learning at UPEI : A Strategy for Online Teaching and Learning, Unpublished manuscript, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada.

Gabriel, M. A. (2004). Learning together: exploring group interactions online. Journal of Distance Education, 10 (1) 54-72.

Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 

S. Chitpin, University of Ottawa

AIRS researchers (Advanced Interdisciplinary Research in Singing)