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Sandra Bassendowski BEd, MEd, EdD, RN Emeritus Professor

Research Interests

  • Scholarship of teaching
  • Technology
  • History of nursing education
  • International education


  • Qualitative
  • Mixed methods


Squires, V., Turner, N., Bassendowski, S., Wilson, J., & Bens, S. (2017, June). Enhance, extend, empower: Understanding faculty use of e-learning technologies. Universitat Politechnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd17.2017.5508.

Bassendowski, S. (2017, June). Disruptor Dragon. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 12(1).

Bassendowski, S. (2017, March). Paragogy: Emerging Theory. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 11(4).

Lennox, J., Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2017, February 7). EATING PRACTICES DURING PREGNANCY: PERCEPTIONS OF SELECT MAASAI WOMEN IN NORTHERN TANZANIA. Global Health Research and Policy.

Bassendowski, S. (2016, October). Travelling Encyclopia. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 11(3).

Petrucka, P., & Bassendowski, S. (2016, September 29). Health Literacy: The Missing Link on the Tanzania's Maternal Child Health Agenda. MTAR-16-161.

Bassendowski, S., & Petrucka, P. (2016, August). Resetting Nursing Education. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 20(2).

Thorp, L., Bassendowski, S., & Jansen, L. (2016, June 14). Interprofessional Competencies Learned Utilizing Simulation as an Innovative Strategy with Undergraduate Medical and Nursing Students. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.

Bassendowski, S. (2016, June). Smarter than an iPhone? Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics.

Bassendowski, S. (2016, June 1). Nursing Education and Technology Column: Looking Back Eight Years. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics.


Petrucka P (Principal Investigator), Arries E (Co-investigator), Dietrich Leurer M (Co-investigator), Bassendowski S (Co-investigator). Mama Kwanza (Mother First) Socio-economic and Health Initiative, Canadian International Development Agency. Total: $3,600,000.00 for 2013-01 to 2016-06

Bassendowski S (Principal Investigator), Petrucka P (Co-investigator), Davies S (Co-investigator), Breitkreuz L (Collaborator). iNurse, iTeach, Using mobile applications in client education, MITACS-Accelerate. Total: $15,000.00 for 2012-06 to 2013-01