Faculty

Little genius

Our list of experts and their research strengths:


Name Research areas
Tim Anderson

TESOL/Applied linguistics, Language socialization, Second-language writing, Chinese as an additional language, Internationalization of higher education, Case study as a research method

Deborah Begoray Secondary English language arts, literacy, visual literacy and media, literacy and health
Don Bergland Digital arts and technology, 3D interactive environments, multimedia, digital graphics, audio production, technology and art, techno-ethnography, creativity, studio production
David Blades Theory and philosophy of science education curriculum, Science education methodology, Aesthetics in/of science education, Ethics and curriculum development, Curriculum history and theory, Post-structuralism and curriculum change
Jillianne Code Teacher preparation elementary, Teacher preparation secondary, Applied research, Educational psychology, Twenty first century learning, Distributed e-learning, Personal learning networks, Online learning community development, Educational technology
Michael Emme Creative play strategies and collaborative research with children, children's visual experience of school, art as self-directed therapy, artists collectives and community, visual narrative forms in research including photonovela as multimodal inquiry and expression, photography as an art form, , lens media and communication, visual and arts-based methodologies
Leslee Francis-Pelton Secondary mathematics methodologies, elementary mathematics methodologies, mathematics curriculum, assessment as/for/of learning in mathematics,
development and use of iOS apps for learning mathematics
Wanda Hurren Curriculum theory, arts-based research, aesthetics and knowing, social studies and geography education, notions of identity and place, poststructural perspectives, poetic representation in writing and research
Valerie Irvine Teacher preparation elementary, Teacher preparation secondary, Adult and lifelong learning, Curriculum studies, Applied research, Twenty first century learning, Distributed e-learning, Personal learning networks, Online learning community development, Educational technology, Theories of technology adoption
Graham McDonough Philosophy of Education, Moral Education, Dissent and Minority Rights, Independent and Separate Schools, Catholic Education, Religion/Spirituality in Schools
Onowa McIvor Indigenous language and cultural revitalization, Indigenous early childhood education (ECE), Indigenous K-12 education, Indigenous post-secondary education, Indigenous language acquisition, and identity development
Todd Milford Teacher Preparation - Elementary; Science Education - Elementary; Educational Measurement, Quantitative methods
James Nahachewsky 21st century literacies, Teacher education, Curriculum theory, e-Readers and reading processes
Sylvia Pantaleo Children's and young adult literature, Response to literature, Literature-based literacy programs, Language and Literacy, Visual Literacy, Multimodality
Tim Pelton
Mathematics education, applications of technology in education, assessment, and development of educational apps.
Monica Prendergast Theatre, Teacher preparation elementary, Curriculum studies, Aesthetic Philosophy, Drama/Theatre Education (K-12 & Postsecondary), Applied Drama/Theatre, Curriculum Studies/Theory/Philosophy, Performance Theory/Performance Studies, Arts-based Qualitative Research Methods
Anita Prest
Music education, Rural education, Social capital, Place-based and place-conscious education, Praxial music education philosophy, Critical pragmatism, Integrating Indigenous knowledge and perspectives in music education ​ 
Jason Price

Teacher & educational leadership preparation, Indigenous/countercultural education, Education for ecological restoration, Education for the advancement of human rights and happiness, Educational policy and governance, Peace education, Governance simulations and youth leadership

Helen Raptis Aboriginal education, Applied research, Social policy, Gender, Immigration/multiculturalism, Native and aboriginal canadians, Race and ethnic relations, Sociology, History
Ted Riecken Teacher preparation elementary, Aboriginal education, Curriculum studies, Educational change and innovation, Technology in education, Participatory research
Carmen Rodriguez de France Indigenous Education and culture, Early Childhood Education, Diversity, Social Justice, and Anti-racist education, Bilingualism and language development, Internationalization
Trish Rosborough Indigenous language revitalization, Indigenous language teacher education, Indigenous curriculum pedagogy in K-12 education
Wolff-Michael Roth Workplace studies (aviation, software design), cultural-historical activity theory, conversation analysis, semiotics, gesture studies, applied cognitive science, phenomenology, human-computer interaction, interaction analysis, representation in scientific practice discourse analysis, research methods (quantitative and qualitative)
Kathy Sanford Teacher education, New literacies, Learning through video games, Gender and pedagogy, Assessment, Electronic portfolios, Community-based engagement, Museum and library education, Qualitative research methodologies
Jodi Streelasky Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, Multimodality, Family and Community Literacies, International Education, Outdoor & Environmental Education, Indigenous Knowledge
Michele Tanaka Transformative Inquiry, Pre-service teacher development, Cross-cultural understanding, Indigenous learning and teaching, Holistic education, Early childhood education, Mindfulness in education, Generous listening
Jennifer S. Thom Mathematics education and curriculum studies; Theories of cognition and mathematical understanding; Collective learning; Spatial, numeric and geometric reasoning; Ecological, (em)bodied and culturally responsive forms of teaching, learning, and research
Ruthanne Tobin Elementary English language arts, instructional practices for struggling literacy learners, differentiated instruction
Michelle Wiebe Assessment in art (studio assessment, self assessment, theory assessment), leadership in the arts, arts program reform curriculum development, developing creativity