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Research Interests: CER Members

  1. 1. The Centre for Education Research (CER)
  2. 2. The Centre for Education Research (CER) Literacy & Learning Leadership in Education Arts-based Education Education for Inclusion & Social Justice <ul><li>Three main partner groups: </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island </li></ul><ul><li>(particularly from the Faculty of Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate students from UPEI (particularly from the Faculty of </li></ul><ul><li>Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Affiliate partners who are active researchers from the </li></ul><ul><li>educational community, including faculty members from other </li></ul><ul><li>universities in Canada and beyond </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ray Doiron Director, CER Professor, Faculty of Education Professor, Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>New Literacies and New Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Motivation/Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a culture for literacy in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Reading at Home & School </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects </li></ul><ul><li>WorldReaders </li></ul><ul><li>Eating Between the Lines </li></ul><ul><li>Research in Early Childhood Development </li></ul><ul><li>New Learners @UPEI </li></ul>
  4. 4. Alexander (Sandy) McAulay Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge-building technology and pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Online knowledge-building environments </li></ul><ul><li>Culture and media </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>New Learners @UPEI </li></ul>
  5. 5. Audrey Penner Director: Adult Education, Learner Supports, & Applied Research Holland College <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental learning for adults </li></ul><ul><li>Quality in higher-education environments and services </li></ul><ul><li>Performance measures in educational delivery </li></ul><ul><li>The integration of essential skills into adult learning </li></ul><ul><li>Academic success for adult learners in post-secondary </li></ul><ul><li>programs </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting transformational opportunities for learners   </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Island Prosperity Back to Basics </li></ul>
  6. 6. Basil Favaro Associate Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Learning for enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous education </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive education </li></ul><ul><li>Education for equity and social justice </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 3 Social Studies Provincial Identity Textbook for PEI, 2008--2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy and Leadership: Enhancing Educational and </li></ul><ul><li>Employability Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Success for Schools for Mi’kmaq Learners on Prince </li></ul><ul><li>Edward Island </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections on the UPEI Faculty of Education Pre- Service Program by the Graduates 1999--2007 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Carla DiGiorgio Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Adults with learning difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary education for gifted students </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusive education </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of newborn family literacy programs in the Maritime provinces </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy and leadership: Enhancing educational and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinal study of the implementation of the International Baccalaureate program </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fiona Walton Associate Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Inuit and Indigenous education and health </li></ul><ul><li>Inuit educational leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Foucauldian ethics in education </li></ul><ul><li>Family literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Issues relating to diversity in education </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge exchange and translation </li></ul><ul><li>Resilience in the teaching profession </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Sivuniksaliurjiit--Paving the Way: Improving Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes in Nunavut Through Community Engagement and Parent Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting the Quilliq: Developing Inuit Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders in Nunavut </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting Educational Success for Mi’kmaq Learners </li></ul><ul><li>on Prince Edward Island </li></ul>
  9. 9. Graham Pike Dean, International Education Vancouver Island University <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Global education </li></ul><ul><li>Education for sustainable development </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship education </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalizing teacher education </li></ul>
  10. 10. J. Tim Goddard Dean, Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Educational leadership and administration </li></ul><ul><li>Role of cultural and demographic change on </li></ul><ul><li>schools (especially in minority and marginalized </li></ul><ul><li>populations) </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>An examination of the effects of the exam </li></ul><ul><li>exemption policy at Colonel Gray High School </li></ul><ul><li>The 1st Charlottetown Conversation - Ethical </li></ul><ul><li>educational leadership within a context of diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Examining perceptions of academic success among </li></ul><ul><li>minority culture students </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting Educational Success for Mi’kmaq </li></ul><ul><li>Learners on Prince Edward Island </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers and facilitators of academic success for </li></ul><ul><li>minority children in PEI schools </li></ul>
  11. 11. Jennifer Taylor Associate Professor Family & Nutritional Sciences <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition education using a literacy perspective </li></ul><ul><li>School Nutrition Policies, school food environment </li></ul><ul><li>Dietary assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Food security </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>SNAP (School nutrition and Activity Project): </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating impact of school nutrition policies </li></ul><ul><li>Eating Between the Lines </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Assessment in Kenyan children </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kate Tilleczek Canada Research Chair: Youth Cultures & Transitions <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Marginality & Youth </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Developmental Health of Youth </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Mental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating Knowledge Differently through Artistic </li></ul><ul><li>Expression: The Early Psychosis Mural Projects in Secondary </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Mental Health in Rural Canadian Schools: an Arts- </li></ul><ul><li>informed Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping the Pathways and Processes of Transition from </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary to Secondary School: A Long-Term Ethnographic </li></ul><ul><li>Study (2007--2010) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Miles Turnbull Associate Professor Faculty of Education Faculty of Education Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>French as a second language (core and immersion) </li></ul><ul><li>Code switching </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher development </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher belief system </li></ul><ul><li>Project-based and experiential learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Une approche littératiée pour apprendre les sciences et la langue en immersion française </li></ul>
  14. 14. Khym Goslin Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Advancing new perspectives regarding instructional </li></ul><ul><li>leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Constellation frameworks that help describe/assess </li></ul><ul><li>instructional leadership practice </li></ul>
  15. 15. Martha Gabriel Associate Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy/multiliteracies </li></ul><ul><li>Web2.0 technologies and pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching/learning online </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge exchange and translation </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative research design </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>New Learners@ UPEI </li></ul><ul><li>Research in Early Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>AIRS </li></ul>
  16. 16. Ronald MacDonald Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Science pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of practice </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership in learning </li></ul><ul><li>Gender issues in science education </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 integration in teacher education </li></ul><ul><li>Bridging the University coursework and school </li></ul><ul><li>practicum divide </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>New Learners @UPEI </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sean Wiebe Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Poetic inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum theory </li></ul><ul><li>Writing pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Autobiographical research </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher narratives </li></ul><ul><li>Arts-Based methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>A/r/tography </li></ul><ul><li>Critical literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Building Skills and Confidence in Adolescent Dependent Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the influence of the global dimension of digital literacies </li></ul><ul><li>on learning and writing in a university environment </li></ul>
  18. 18. Suzanne Thomas Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Arts-informed research methods </li></ul><ul><li>Transdisiplinary research </li></ul><ul><li>Art and social justice </li></ul><ul><li>Potential of arts to promote social change </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  19. 19. Tess Miller Assistant Professor Faculty of Education <ul><li>Research Interests: </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom and Large-scale Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics Education </li></ul><ul><li>Quantitative Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Using Differential Item Functioning in Non- </li></ul><ul><li>traditional Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of Large-scale Teacher Working Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Experience on Teachers’ Assessment Practices </li></ul>

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