Dr. Kathy Sanford

Dr. Kathy Sanford
Professor, Language & Literacy
Curriculum and Instruction

PhD (Secondary Education) University of Alberta, MEd (Secondary English Education) University of Alberta, Graduate Diploma (Secondary English Education) University of Alberta, BEd (Secondary Music Education) University of Alberta

Office: MacLaurin A526
  • Teacher education

  • Gender and pedagogy

  • Multiliteracies

  • Digital portfolios

  • Assessment for learning

  • Feminist adult education

  • Community-based education

  • Qualitative research methodologies

  • Multiliteracies Education

  • Transdisciplinary Inquiry Strategies

  • Educational Research Methodologies

  • Educational Discourses

  • Issues of Assessment

  • Gender and Pedagogy

  • Interim Graduate Advisor

Clover, D., & Sanford, K. Eds. (2013). Lifelong Learning, the arts and creative cultural engagement book. Manchester University Press.

Hammett, R. & K. Sanford. Eds. (2008). Boys, Girls, and the Myths of Literacy and Learning. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.

Sanford, K., & Merkel, L. (2012). Gendered Identity Exploration through new literacies. English in Middle and Secondary Classrooms. Ed. James, K., Dobson, T., Leggo, C.

Sanford, K., & Merkel, L. (2012). Literacy and Videogames. English in Middle and Secondary Classrooms. Ed. James, K., Dobson, T., Leggo, C.

Sanford, K., & Bonsor Kurki, S. (2012). Outsiders in the Videogame World: Where are the Girls? Frånberg, Gun-Marie, Hällgren, Camilla & Dunkels, Elza (Eds.) (2012) Invisible Girl. Umeå, Umeå University.

Sanford, K., Williams, L., Hopper, T., McGregor, C. (2012). Decolonizing Teacher Education: Indigenous Principles informing Teacher Education. inEducation 18(2).

Hopper, T., Sanford, K., Bonsor Kurki, S. (2011). Stitching Together a Teacher’s Body of Knowledge: Frankie N Stein’s ePortfolio. E-Learning and Digital Media, 9(1).

Sanford, K., Merkel, L., & Madill, L. (2011). “There’s no fixed course”: Rhizomatic learning communities in adolescent videogaming. Loading, 5(8).

Sanford, K. & Merkel, E. (2011). Complexities of Gaming Cultures: Adolescent Gamers Adapting and Transforming Learning. E-Learning and Digital Media, 8(4).

Clover, D. & Sanford, K. (2010). Adult education and lifelong learning in arts and cultural institutions A content analysis. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 16(2), 5-19.

Hopper, T., & Sanford, K. (2010). Program-wide E-portfolios: Creating new spaces for an “inside-out” approach to teacher education. Teacher Education Quarterly, 37 (1).

Sanford, K. (2010/2006). Gendered Literacy Experiences: The Effects of Expectation and Opportunity for Boys’ and Girls’ Learning. Reprinted in Bean, R., Heisy, N., Roller, C. Preparing Reading Professionals. International Reading Association, pp. 216-228.

Sanford, K. & Hopper, T. (2009). Videogames and Complexity Theory: Learning through Game Play. Loading Journal, 3(4).

I am available to speak on the following topics through the UVic Speakers Bureau:

  • Videogames and Learning

If you are interested to have me speak on any of these topics, please visit the UVic Speakers Bureau to make a booking.