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The high-level of research that our instructors conduct provides valuable insight into their respective fields and enriches the lives of those in the community.
Counselling PsychologyCanadian Veterans and their Transition to Civilian Life
The majority of Canadian veterans find the transition from military to civilian life difficult according to the preliminary results of a survey conducted by Dr. Tim Black in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion.
Educational PsychologySelf-regulation and Emotion Regulation in Preschool Children
Dr. Wanda Boyer's research on the regulation of preschool children has led her to develop a self-regulation and emotion regulation assessment tool called SERASEC (Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation Assessment Scale for Early Childhood).
Characteristics of Effective Teaching Practices in Inclusive Classrooms
Dr. McGhie-Richmond examines inclusion policies in schools, the importance of teacher quality in student achievement, and the challenge of addressing the needs of vulnerable children. This includes low-achieving students and students with disabilities.
Leadership StudiesWomen's Nonformal and Informal Political Education and Learning in Canada and India
This Canadian-Indian comparative study, led by Dr. Clover and Dr. McGregor, examines the differences between Canadian and Indian politics and explores how non-formal education may be an important tool in supporting women as they engage in politics.Women's Community Arts and Crafts: Warrior Women
In this project involving homeless and street-involved women, Dr. Clover explores how arts and crafts can be used as a tool for adult education, public learning, community building, and knowledge dissemination.
Manitoba Superintendents: Mentoring and Leadership
In her 2008 study on superintendents and their mentors, Dr. Crippen researches what makes a superintendent an effective leader. She examines characteristics of superintendents and the impact that mentors have on proteges.