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Associate Professor, Additional Language Learning
TESOL/Applied linguistics, Language socialization, English for academic purposes, Second language writing, Internationalization of higher education, Chinese as an additional language, Case study as a research method
Office: MacLaurin A524
Professor, Science Education & Curriculum Studies
Philosophy of Science Education, Aesthetics in Science Teaching and Science Teacher Education, Curriculum Studies, Curriculum Change, Poststructuralism, Ethics
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 Professor,
Art Education

Art practices as research, Artistic inquiry as a way of knowing, thinking and learning, Visual & artistic inquiry in art teacher education, The relationality of places and spaces, Identity exploration in/through art, Participatory and socially engaged art practices

MacLaurin A197
Professor, Philosophical Foundations
Philosophy of Education, Moral Education, Dissent and Minority Rights, Independent and Separate Schools, Catholic Education, Religion/Spirituality in Schools

MacLaurin A556
Associate Professor in Science Education and Research Methodologies
Department Chair
Science Education, Classroom assessment, Teacher Education
Office: MacLaurin A549
James Nahachewsky
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy, Curriculum Studies
21st century literacies, Teacher education, Curriculum theory, e-Readers and reading processes
Office: MacLaurin A554
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Technology integrated learning design, Digital literacies of educators, Open education resources and practices, Knowledge management, Innovation in education, Emerging technologies to support research
Office: MacLaurin A552
Professor, Language & Literacies
Children's and Young Adult Literature, Literature-based Language and Literacy Pedagogies, Language and Literacies Education, Multimodal Literacies, Visual Literacy
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

Drama/Theatre education, Curriculum studies, (K-12 & Postsecondary), Applied Drama/Theatre (community-based practice), Curriculum Studies/Theory/Philosophy, Performance Theory/Performance Studies, Arts-based qualitative research methods (performative and poetic inquiry)

Office: MacLaurin A523
Associate 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
Assistant Professor, Art Education

Narrative-based and arts-based identity research, Museum education, Community art education, Critical Race Theory in art education, Critical multicultural art education, Life History Research methodology, Socially engaged art

Office: MacLaurin A196
Professor, Social Studies
Teacher preparation elementary, Aboriginal education, Curriculum studies, Educational change and innovation, Technology in education, Participatory research
Office: MacLaurin A532
Professor, Language & Literacy
Teacher education, Gender and pedagogy, Multiliteracies, Digital portfolios, Assessment for learning, Feminist adult education, Community-based 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
Adult and Higher Education, International and Comparative Education, Literacy, Research Methods
Office: MacLaurin A353
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy, Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education, Literacy & Multimodality, Family & Community Literacies, International Education, Outdoor & Environmental Education, Indigenous Knowledge

Office: MacLaurin A559
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 and Middle School Langauge & Literacies, Instructional practices for reluctant and struggling literacy learners, Differentiated instruction and personalized approaches to literacy-rich curriculum
Office: MacLaurin A557
Assistant Professor, Art Education
Design education, Assessment in art, Creativity development, Design thinking, Empathy in art
Office: MacLaurin A198