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Assistant Professor, Additional Language Learning
TESOL/Applied linguistics, Language socialization, Second-language writing, Chinese as an additional language, Internationalization of higher education, Case study as a research method
Office: MacLaurin A524
Professor, Language & Literacy
Secondary English language arts, literacy, visual literacy and media, literacy and health
Office: MacLaurin A563
Professor, Science Education & Curriculum Studies
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
Office: MacLaurin A566
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Secondary mathematics methodologies, elementary mathematics methodologies, mathematics curriculum, assessment as/for/of learning in mathematics,
development and use of iOS apps for learning mathematics
Office: MacLaurin A527
Professor, Social Studies & Curriculum Studies
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
Office: MacLaurin A558
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Educational Technology, Technology Integrated Learning, Digital Literacy, Networked and Open Learning, Open Education, Distributed online, blended, and multi-access learning, Learning Theories, Theories of Technology Adoption and Educational Change, Learning Design, Inquiry-based Learning, Assessment, Accessitiliby, K-12 and Higher Education, Teacher Education
Office: MacLaurin A568
Assistant Teaching Professor,
Art Education
Art education, Visual inquiry, Arts based research, Digital and studio art practices
Office: MacLaurin A197
Associate Professor, Philosophical Foundations
Philosophy of Education, Moral Education, Dissent and Minority Rights, Independent and Separate Schools, Catholic Education, Religion/Spirituality in Schools
Office: MacLaurin A556
Associate Professor in Science Education and Research Methodologies
Interim Department Chair
Teacher Preparation - Elementary; Science Education - Elementary; Educational Measurement, Quantitative methods
Office: MacLaurin A549
James Nahachewsky
Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy, Curriculum Studies
21st century literacies, Teacher education, Curriculum theory, e-Readers and reading processes
Office: MacLaurin A247
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Technology integrated learning design, Digital literacies of educators, Open education resources and practices, Open source software in education, Knowledge management, Learning analytics, Innovation in education, Emerging technologies to support research
Office: MacLaurin A552
Professor, Language & Literacies
Children's and Young Adult Literature, Student response to literature, Literature-based literacy programs, Language and Literacies education, Visual Literacy, Multimodality
Office: MacLaurin A364
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Mathematics education, applications of technology in education, assessment, and development of educational apps.
Office: MacLaurin A528
Professor, Drama Education
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
Office: MacLaurin A523
Assistant Professor, Music Education
Music education, Rural education, Indigenizing music education, Sociology of music education, Diversity in education, Culturally responsive pedagogy, School-community music education partnerships, Place-based/conscious education, Social capital, Praxialist and pragmatist music education philosophies, Qualitative and Indigenous methodologies and methods
Office: MacLaurin A564
Associate Professor, Social Studies
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
Office: MacLaurin A561
Associate Professor, Historical Foundations
On Leave.

Social and Historical Foundations of Education in British Columbia, Aboriginal/ Indigenous Education, Multicultural/ Anti-Racist Education, Education Policy Studies, First Nations and Minority Education, Educational Reform

Office: MacLaurin A365
Professor, Social Studies
Teacher preparation elementary, Aboriginal education, Curriculum studies, Educational change and innovation, Technology in education, Participatory research
Office: MacLaurin A532
Lansdowne Professor, Applied Cognitive Science
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)
Office: MacLaurin A567
Professor, Language & Literacy
Teacher education, New literacies, Learning through video games, Gender and pedagogy, Assessment, Electronic portfolios, Community-based engagement, Museum and library education, Qualitative research methodologies
Office: MacLaurin A526
Assistant Professor, Art Education

Art Education, Studio practices, Painting, Arts-based research, Artistic inquiry, Elementary Teacher Education

Office: MacLaurin A199
Dean, Faculty of Education
Adult and Higher Education, International and Comparative Education, Literacy, Research Methods
Office: MacLaurin A243
Assistant Professor, Language & Literacy, Early Childhood Education
On parental leave until Jan 3/21.
Early Childhood Education, Literacy & Multimodality, Family & Community Literacies, International Education, Outdoor & Environmental Education, Indigenous Knowledge
Office: MacLaurin A559
Assistant Professor, Educational Foundations and Teacher Education
On Leave.
Transformative Inquiry, Pre-service teacher development, Cross-cultural understanding, Indigenous learning and teaching, Holistic education, Early childhood education, Mindfulness in education, Generous listening
Office: MacLaurin A353
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education & Curriculum Studies
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
Office: MacLaurin A530
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy
Elementary English language arts, instructional practices for struggling literacy learners, differentiated instruction
Office: MacLaurin A557
Assistant Professor, Art Education
Assessment in art (studio assessment, self assessment, theory assessment), leadership in the arts, arts program reform curriculum development, developing creativity
Office: MacLaurin A198