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Nathalie Duponsel

PhD candidate, Educational Technology, Concordia University

Nathalie is a doctoral candidate in Educational Technology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Her research focuses on maker education and the benefits DIY, design, and maker activities have for student development of STEAM concepts and 21st century skills. Nathalie’s doctoral research focuses on developing assessment strategies for maker-centered and design-based pedagogues that enhance teachers’ ability to document student learning while minimizing the negative impact assessment can have on creativity, student motivation, and student risk-taking. Nathalie is also a certified teacher (elementary) and has taught at a variety of levels ranging from kindergarten to university (undergraduate and graduate).


  • 2019–2020
    Instructor, University of Montreal
  • 2012–2020
    RA, Concordia University
  • 2015–2019
    TA, Concordia University
  • 2016–2017
    Instructor, Concordia University
  • 2005–2015
    Teacher, Various school boards