Refereed Papers

  1. Krzic, M., S.J. Brown, and A.A. Bomke.2020. Combining problem-based learning and team-based learning in a sustainable soil management course. Natural Science Education 2020;49:e20008.
  2. Mahler, R.L., and M. Krzic. 2020. Enhancing natural sciences education in postsecondary settings. Natural Science Education 2020;49:e20022.
  3. Krzic, M., J. Wilson, P. Hazlett, and A.Diochon. 2019. Soil science education practices used in Canadian K-12, postsecondary, and informal settings. Natural Sciences Education 48:1-6. doi:10.4195/nse2019.09.0015.
  4. Masse, J., Yates, T.T., Krzic, M., Unc, A., Chen, C., Hodgson, K., Quideau, S., and Warren, J. 2019. Identifying learning outcomes for a Canadian pedology field school: Addressing the gap between new graduates’ skills and the needs of the current job market. Canadian Journal of
    Soil Science 99(4): 458-471.
  5. Krzic, M., J. Wilson, and D. Hoffman. 2018. Scaffolding student learning: forest floor. Natural Science Education 47:1-7.
  6. Krzic, M., T. Yates, A. Diochon, M. Swalow, N. Basiliko, and M. Pare. 2018. Introductory soils courses: a frontier of soil science education in Canada. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 98:343-356.
  7. Amargedon-Madison, J., M. Krzic, S. Simard, C. Adderly, and S. Khan. 2018. Shroomroot: An action-based digital game to enhance postsecondary teaching and learning about mycorrhiza. American Biology Teacher 80(1):11-20.
  8. Hoffman, D., M. Krzic, S. Nashon, and M. Schmidt. 2017. Web-based educational tool and mobile quest for forest floor description and humus form classification. Natural Science Education 46:1-10.
  9. Diochon, A., N. Basiliko, M. Krzic, T. Yates, E. Olson, J. Masse, B. Amiro, and D. Kumaragamage. 2017. Profiling undergraduate soil science education in Canada: Status and projected trends. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 97:122-132 (doi: 10.1139/CJSS-2016-0058). Note: This paper was selected as an “Editor’s Choice” article by Canadian Science Publishing (
  10. Krzic, M., A.A. Bomke, M. Sylvestre, and S.J. Brown. 2015. Teaching sustainable soil management: A framework for using problem-based learning. Natural Science Education 44: 43-50.
  11. Iverson, M., M. Krzic, and A.A. Bomke. 2014. A framework for site assessment guides for urban impacted soils: A Vancouver case study. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community. 5(1):1-11.
  12. King, C., J. Dordel, M. Krzic, and S.W. Simard. 2014. Integrating a mobile-based gaming application into a postsecondary forest ecology course. Natural Science Education 43:1173-125.
  13. Krzic M., Wilson, N. Basiliko, A, Bedard-Haughn, E. Hymphreys, S. Dyanatkar, Paul Hazlett, R. Strivelli, C. Crowley, and L. Dampier. 2014. Soil 4 Youth: Charting New Territory in Canadian High School Soil Science Education. Natural Science Education 43:73-80.
  14. Krzic, M., R.A. Strivelli, E. Holmes, S. Grand, S. Dyanatkar, L.M. Lavkulich, and C. Crowley. 2013. Virtual soil monoliths: Blending traditional and web-based educational approaches. Natural Science Education 42:1-8.
  15. Strivelli, R.A., M. Krzic, C. Crowley, S. Dyanatkar, A. Bomke, S.W. Simard, and A. Jakoy. 2011. Integration of problem-based learning and web-based multimedia to enhance soil management course. J. Natural Resources & Life Science Education 40: 215-223.