Boyer, Wanda

Contact

Phone number: (250) 721-7814
Email: wboyer@uvic.ca
Department: Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies

Research description:

Self-Regulation of Preschool and Elementary Aged Children
Early Childhood
Elementary Education
Childhood Development
The Advancement of Preservice and Inservice Educative Practices to Promote Self-Regulation in Preschool and Elementary Aged Children.

International research:

Dr. Boyer is an active member of the International Task Force for the Advancement of the Global Guidelines for Early Childhood Education and the development of the Self-Assessment Tool (S.A.T.) derived from the Global Guidelines (International Symposium of Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st-Century: Global Guidelines, 1999) to improve the Quality of child care throughout the world.

International activities:

Dr. Boyer is the Co-Chair of the Research Committee for International Conferences hosted by The Association of Childhood Education International (A.C.E.I.)2006-2007.

Community projects

Dr. W. Boyer is principal investigator and Dr. J. Anderson collaborator for a reserch study entitled: Standardized Measurement of Self-Regulation Development in Young Children. This study will develop and communicate a standardized measurement tool to enable educators and parents to evaluate developmental self-regulation needs of young children in their care. The basis of the measurement tool shall be a theoretical framework for self-regulation resulting from the primary investigator’s current grant-supported qualitative research. Using a grounded theory research design on over 100 boys and girls, their families and their preschool educators, the current research is constructing a new theoretical framework. Funding for this research study was made by the generosity of the Human Early Learning Partnership (H.E.L.P.) and the Social Sciences and Human Research Council (S.S.H.R.C.) of Canada.

UVic Speakers bureau

Wanda Boyer takes part in the UVic Speakers Bureau.
More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found here.


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