Figg, C., & Burson, J. (2010) A handy guide for teaching and learning with technology: Designs for UnPacking Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) [eBook and print format]. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Publishing.

Figg, C., & Burson, J. (2010) Handy4class Quick Steps [eBook format]. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Publishing.

Figg, C., & Burson, J. (2009) Designs for unpacking technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK): A handy guide for teaching and learning with technology. Welland, ON: Soleil Publishing.

Book Chapters

Figg, C., & Jaipal, K. (in press).Reflecting on the nature of the research question for practicing Collaborative Action Research. In J. Bennett & R. Dawson (Eds.), Collaborative Action Research for Teachers. Toronto, ON: Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

Journal Articles (Peer Refereed)

Figg, C., & Jaipal Jamani, K. (2013). Transforming Classroom Practice: Technology Professional Development that Works! Teaching & Learning, 8(1), 87-98.

Figg, C., & Jaipal, K. (2011). Exploring Teacher Knowledge and Actions supporting Technology-enhanced Teaching in Elementary Schools: Two Approaches by Pre-service teachers. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27(7), 1227-1246.

Jaipal, K., & Figg, C. (2011). Collaborative action research approaches promoting professional development for elementary school teachers. Educational Action Research, 19(1), 59-72.  

Gallagher, T., Griffin, S., Ciuffetelli Parker, D., Kitchen, J., & Figg, C. (2011). Establishing and sustaining community through self-study: Pre-tenure teacher educators developing professionally. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27(5). DOI:10.1016/j.tate.2011.02.003

Jaipal, K., & Figg, C. (2010). Unpacking the “Total PACKage”: Emergent TPACK characteristics from a study of pre-service teachers teaching with technology. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 18(3).

Figg, C.,& Ward-McCartney, R.(2010).Impacting academic achievement with student learners teaching digital storytelling to others: The ATTTCSE Digital Video Project. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (English), 10(1).

Figg, C., Wenrick, M., Youker, C., Heilman, J., & Schnieder, C. (2010). Implications and benefits of a long-term peer debriefing experience. Brock Education, 19(1), 20-35.

Ward-McCartney, R., & Figg, C. (2010). Every picture tells a story: The Roundhouse Process in the Digital Age. Teaching and Learning, 6(1).

Jaipal, K., & Figg, C. (2009).Using video games in science instruction: Pedagogical, social, and concept-related aspects. Canadian Journal for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education, 9(2), 117-134.

Figg, C., & Jaipal, K. (2009). Engaging 21st learners and differentiating instruction with technology. Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 1-12.

Figg, C., Ward McCartney, R., & Gonsoulin, W. (2009).Differentiating instruction with digital storytelling while making connections to critical literacy. Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 31-44.

Figg, C., Griffin, S., Lu, C., & Vietgen, P. (2008). New faculty cross borders through self-study in teacher education: Global horizons. Brock Education, (1)17-33.

Ray, J. & Figg, C. (2006). Six experience-based guidelines for successful synchronous chat. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research (4)1, 9-15.

Gonsoulin, W., Ward, R.E., & Figg, C. (2006). Learning by Leading: Using best practices to develop leadership skills in at-risk and gifted populations. Education (126)3, 690-701.

Figg, C., & Burson, J. (2005). Across the curriculum with handheld computers. Computers in the Schools (22)3/4, 131-144.

Ward, R. E., Figg, C., & Keller, M. (2003). Rooted in forestry. ScienceScope, 26(6), 14-19. Related website:

Harris, J. & Figg, C. (November 2000). Participating from the sidelines, on-line: Facilitation of telementoring projects. ACM Journal of Computer Documentation, 24(4, November), 227-236.

Numerous Contributions to Refereed Proceedings Publications, International Conferences, Panels, Symposiums, and Workshops (Examples below)

Figg, C., Jaipal Jamani, K. & Ciampa, K. (2014). The TPACK Teacher Game: Gamifying Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK). In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 2326-2330).

Jaipal Jamani, K., Figg, C., Gallagher, T., McQuirter Scott, R. & Ciampa, K. (2014). Using Design-Based Research to Promote Faculty Knowledge of Technology Enhanced Teaching. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 2365-2371).

Jaipal Jamani, K., & Figg, C. (2013). The TPACK-in Practice Workshop Approach: A Shift from Learning the Tool to Learning about Technology-Enhanced Teaching. In E. Ivala (Ed.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on e-Learning, vol 2. (pp. 215-223). Reading, UK: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd.

Figg, C. & Jaipal, K. (2013). Using TPACK-in-Practice Workshops to Enable Teacher Candidates to Create Professional Development Workshops that Develop Tech-Enhanced Teaching. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 5040-5047).

Winters, K., Figg, C.,Vratulis, V., & Potts, D. (November 2013). This Isn't Your Mom's Language Arts Class! Reinventing Authorship and Literature for the Net Generation. Paper presented at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Boston, MA.

Figg, C., & Jaipal, K. (March, 2013). Using TPACK-in-Practice Workshops to Enable Teacher Candidates to Create Professional Development Workshops that Develop Tech-Enhanced Teaching. Paper presented at the International conference of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, New Orleans.

Rinaldo, V., Figg, C., Sheeran, T., Smith, M, & Mete, P. (February 2010). Promoting student Success with The Mentor-Connector Project. Paper presented at the 2010 Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Jaipal, K., & Figg, C. (May 23, 2009). Symposium: Teachers Learning Together: Action research to promote professional growth in elementary teachers. Paper presented at the 2009 Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Wenrick, M., Youker, C., Figg, C., Williams, J., & Schneider, C. (April 2006). Beyond peer debriefing: Development of a research support group. Paper presented at 2006 AERA Conference, San Francisco, CA

International/National Conference Presentations

SITE ( Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education), 1999 – present

CSSE (Canadian Society of the Study of Education), 2008 - present

AERA (American Educational Research Association), 2000; 2006; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2014

ATE (Association of Teacher Educators), 2010

AACTE (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education), 2009

NARST 2009

ISATT 2007

ED-Media, 2002; 2010

NABT, 2002:

NECC, 1999; 2002

ASCD (Association forSupervision and Curriculum Development), 2004

Project Learning Tree International Conference. 2004

Stockholm Challenge Award:

  • Harris, J. & Figg, C. (June 2000). The Electronic Emissary. Award exhibit presented at Stockholm Challenge Award 2000, Stockholm, Sweden.

State/Regional Presentations

STAO (Science Teachers of Ontario), 2007; 2008; 2009

ACET (Association for Computer Educators in Texas), 2003; 2004; 2005

TCEA (Texas Computer Educators Association), 2003; 2004; 2005; 2006

LaCUE (Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators), 2001; 2002

LSTA (Louisiana Science Teachers Association), 2002; 2003

Panhandle Math-Science Annual Conference, 2003; 2004; 2005

TAIR (Texas Association For the Improvement of Reading), 2004; 2005

Region 16 Take Flight with Technology Conference, 2003; 2004

Tapping into the TEKS: K-12 Palm Handheld TCEA Area 20 Conference, 2003

Science-Math Insitute, Lafayette, LA, 2003

Internet Publications

Figg, C. (2005-2010) Handy4Class: Getting Handy in the Classroom-Teaching with Technology. Available at

Figg, C. (June 2003) Branching Out into Forestry. Available at

(Figg, C. (January 2000).  Lasso the Future: The daily Integration of Technology into Elementary Classrooms. Unpublished manuscript.

Figg, C. (1999). Journey with the Electronic Emissary: A guidebook for facilitators . Austin, TX: Electronic Emissary.

Figg, C. (January 1999).  Through Their Eyes: Perceptions of Student Teachers Regarding Valuable Technology-related Teacher Education Experiences. Unpublished manuscript.

Multimedia Publications

Figg, C. (1998). Word Processing Wizardry: A Tutorial for ClarisWorks 5.0. Austin, TX.  A multimedia tutorial, created in HyperStudio, was developed by the author through participatory design with the students of the basic computing tools class for educators at the University of Texas.

Texas Center for Reading and Language Arts, Nancy Rosen, Director. (1997). LiteraCD: Illustration of the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills in English, Language Arts, & Reading.  M. Abel, I. Alanis, S. Audel, H. Bidot, B. Braud, L. Brown-Hutton, D. Cato, C. Figg, A. Frost, J. Jellison, K. Lewis, A. Mullen, K. Schumaker, S. Strecker, C. Street, R. Stucky, E. Swearingen, V. Taylor, & E. Wagner (Editors.) . Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency, Region XIII Education Service Center, Austin Independent School District, & the University of Texas.