Lesley Wilton

Sessional Lecturer 



Lesley Wilton is a Sessional Lecturer and is passionate about integrating technology into classrooms. Lesley is an instructor in the Master of Teaching (MT) Program and the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development (CSTD) program at OISE. Her lectures include topics in educational applications of Computer Mediated Communication (CMC), research and literacy.

Lesley’s research interests include online learning, teaching with technology, TPACK, pre-service teaching, social practices and new literacy.

Selected Publications:

  • Wilton, L. & Brett, C. (Eds.) (2020). Handbook of research on online discussion-based teaching methods. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Wilton, L., Khan, R., Brett, C. & Alexander, P. (2020). Private interactions in online learning discussions: Instructor perspectives. In L. Wilton & C. Brett (Eds.), Handbook of research on online discussion-based teaching methods (pp. 351-379), Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Wilton, L. (2019, December). Towards an understanding of new literacies and social practices in online learning. Paper presented at Literacy Research Association’s (LRA) 69th Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Wilton, L., Brett, C., & Hewitt, J. (2018, April). Examining pre-service and non-pre-service students’ online course participation patterns. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.