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Faculty of Education

Professors, Graduate Students & Alumni Present at CSSE 2015

As always, our Faculty is extremely well represented at CSSE, and we are pleased to have so many professors and graduate students presenting both individually and collaboratively.

- Associate Dean Rebecca Luce-Kapler

The following professors, graduate students & alumni will be presenting at The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference on May 30 - June 3, at the University of Ottawa:

Sunday, May 31

Interdisciplinary perspectives in a model of text comprehension: Examining cognitive flexibility in adult readers

Jessica Chan

Jessica Chan, Ph.D. student, will present:

Interdisciplinary perspectives in a model of text comprehension: Examining cognitive flexibility in adult readers
Time: Sunday, May 31, 8:30 to 9:45 am

The Effect and Affect of Learning to Read

Nancy Hutchinson

Nancy Hutchinson, Professor of Education, will present:

The Effect and Affect of Learning to Read
Time: Sunday, May 31, 10:00 to 11:15 am

An Analysis of Child Abuse Reporting Policies in Ontario School Boards

Samantha Shewchuck

Samantha Shewchuk, PhD student, will present:

An Analysis of Child Abuse Reporting Policies in Ontario School Boards
Time: Sunday, May 31, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Design as Inquiry: Embedding Designerly Tools into Developmental Evaluation for Innovative Program Development

Chi Yan Lam

Chi Yan Lam, PhD student, will present:

Design as Inquiry: Embedding Designerly Tools into Developmental Evaluation for Innovative Program Development
Time: Sunday, May 31, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Introducing Evidence Based Principles to Guide Collaborative Approaches to Evaluation

Lyn Shulha

Lyn Shulha, Professor of Evaluation, Planning and Assessment, will present:

Introducing Evidence Based Principles to Guide Collaborative Approaches to Evaluation
Time: Sunday, May 31, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Creating Multimodal Texts: Theory into Practice

Macea IngersollJane Chin

Marcea Ingersoll, PhD student, and Jane Chin, Assistant Professor of Secondary English Methods, will present:

Creating Multimodal Texts: Theory into Practice
Time: Sunday, May 31, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

From Research to Practice: Collaborating with Educators to Support the Mental Health Needs of Students

John Freeman

Aglaia Christou and John Freeman, Professor of Education, Cognitive Studies, will present:

From Research to Practice: Collaborating with Educators to Support the Mental Health Needs of Students
Time: Sunday, May 31, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Phonological Processing and Children's Arithmetic Calculation

Ian MathesonPamela McDonaldNancy Hutchinson

Derek Berg, Associate Professor of Special Education, Ian Matheson, PhD student, Pamela McDonald, PhD Student, and Nancy Hutchinson, Professor of Education, will present:

Phonological Processing and Children's Arithmetic Calculation
Time: Sunday, May 31, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Self-Study of a Faculty Member's Return to Practicum Supervision

Tom Russell

Tom Russell, Professor of Science Education and Teacher Development, will present:

Self-Study of a Faculty Member's Return to Practicum Supervision
Time: Sunday, May 31, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Induction and Mentorship Programs to Support New and Beginning Teachers: A Geographical Systematic Review

Lorraine GoddenBenjamin Kutsyuruba

Lorraine Godden, PhD student, and Benjamin Kutsyuruba, Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership, will present:

Induction and Mentorship Programs to Support New and Beginning Teachers: A Geographical Systematic Review
Time: Sunday, May 31, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Measuring What Matters: Developing Broader Measures for Student Success from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Ontario, Canada

Rena Upitis

Rena Upitis, Professor of Arts Education, will present:

Measuring What Matters: Developing Broader Measures for Student Success from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Ontario, Canada
Time: Sunday, May 31, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

International Student Programs in Ontario: An Examination of the Educational, Emotional, and Cultural Supports Offered to International Visa Students in Ontario High Schools

Lise Lindenberg will present:

International Student Programs in Ontario: An Examination of the Educational, Emotional, and Cultural Supports Offered to International Visa Students in Ontario High Schools
Time: Sunday, May 31, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Monday, June 1

Supporting Students' Health and Well-being Through Singing: An Investigation of Higher Education Students' Experiences in Singing in Un-Auditioned Choirs

Katryn Hurst, M.Ed student, will present:

Supporting Students' Health and Well-being Through Singing: An Investigation of Higher Education Students' Experiences in Singing in Un-Auditioned Choirs
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Comparing Students' Grades in Spanish and English Classes in an Immersion Program in Honduras

Esther Bettney

Esther Bettney, PhD student, will present:

Comparing Students' Grades in Spanish and English Classes in an Immersion Program in Honduras
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Examination of Ontario Teachers' Perspectives on Metacognition in Elementary Science Classrooms

Heather Braund

Heather Braund, MEd student, will present:

Examination of Ontario Teachers' Perspectives on Metacognition in Elementary Science Classrooms
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Faithbook: Pop-Culture and the Hidden Curriculum

Paul Godden

Paul Godden, PhD student, will present:

Faithbook: Pop-Culture and the Hidden Curriculum
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

The Role of Administrators in Interpreting Documents for Career Guidance in Ontario High Schools

Lorraine Godden

Lorraine Godden, PhD student, will present:

The Role of Administrators in Interpreting Documents for Career Guidance in Ontario High Schools
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Exploring International Teacher Collaboration

Jennifer Nolan

Jennifer Nolan, MEd student, will present:

Exploring International Teacher Collaboration
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

The Experience of Compassion Fatigue in Teachers Working With Exceptional Learners

Newsha Ghafari will present:

The Experience of Compassion Fatigue in Teachers Working With Exceptional Learners
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

The calling of an engineer: High school students' perceptions of engineering

Scott Compeau will present:

The calling of an engineer: High school students' perceptions of engineering
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Examining the "Educated" Individual in Sixth-Century Byzantium

Michael Chee will present:

Examining the "Educated" Individual in Sixth-Century Byzantium
Time: Monday, June 1, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Exploring the Personhood of Five Indigenous Artists from Canada's North

Julia Brook, Adjunct Faculty, will present:

Exploring the Personhood of Five Indigenous Artists from Canada's North
Time: Monday, June 1, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Teaching it write: Teacher perspectives on writing instruction within English and French immersion classrooms

Yvonne McKechnie will present:

Teaching it write: Teacher perspectives on writing instruction within English and French immersion classrooms
Time: Monday, June 1, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Assessment for Learning in the Classroom: The Students' Perspective

Allison ChapmanChristopher DeLucaDon Klinger

Allison Chapman, PhD student, Christopher DeLuca, Assistant Professor of Classroom Assessment, and Don Klinger, Professor of Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation, will present:

Assessment for Learning in the Classroom: The Students' Perspective
Time: Monday, June 1, 3:00 to 4:15 pm

Measuring Teacher Assessment Competency: An Instrument Development Study

Christopher DeLucaDanielle LaPointeUlemu Luhanga

Christopher DeLuca, Assistant Professor of Classroom Assessment, Danielle LaPointe, PhD student, and Ulemu Luhanga, PhD student, will present:

Measuring Teacher Assessment Competency: An Instrument Development Study
Time: Monday, June 1, 3:00 to 4:15 pm

Tuesday, June 2

Examining the Rise of Auxiliary Education in Ontario, 1919-1938

Kyle RobinsonTheodore Christou

Kyle Robinson, M.Ed student, and Theodore Christou, Assistant Professor of Social Studies, will present:

Examining the Rise of Auxiliary Education in Ontario, 1919-1938
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 8:30 to 9:45 am

The New Normal Schools: A Historical Consideration of the Modernization of Teacher Education in Ontario

Theodore Christou

Theodore Christou, Assistant Professor of Social Studies, will present:

The New Normal Schools: A Historical Consideration of the Modernization of Teacher Education in Ontario
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 8:30 to 9:45 am

A Quantitative Analysis of Application Scores into a B.Ed. Program: What Actually Matters?

Stefan Merchant

Stefan Merchant, PhD student, will present:

A Quantitative Analysis of Application Scores into a B.Ed. Program: What Actually Matters?
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 8:30 to 9:45 am

Methods or Madness? An Approach for Measuring Non-Cognitive Attributes in Complex Assessment Environments

Stefanie Sebok

Stefanie Sebok, PhD student, will present:

Methods or Madness? An Approach for Measuring Non-Cognitive Attributes in Complex Assessment Environments
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 8:30 to 9:45 am

Children's Academic Self-concept and Perceptions of School Belonging

Derek Berg, Associate Professor of Special Education, and Glenda Christou, Graduate Teaching Fellow, will present:

Children's Academic Self-concept and Perceptions of School Belonging
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

"I just connect with the horses": Developing social skills and resiliency through Equine Assisted Learning

Mary Bouchard

Mary Bouchard, MEd student, will present:

"I just connect with the horses": Developing social skills and resiliency through Equine Assisted Learning
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

How to Solve Novel Problems

Vicki Woodside-Duggins will present:

How to Solve Novel Problems
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Improving the Problem Solving Performance of Struggling Learners in Secondary School Mathematics

Andrea Palmay

Andrea Palmay, MEd student, will present:

Improving the Problem Solving Performance of Struggling Learners in Secondary School Mathematics
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Examining Students' Experience with Coordinating Multiple Representations

Ian Matheson

Ian Matheson, PhD student, will present:

Examining Students' Experience with Coordinating Multiple Representations
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

The Impact of Teacher Cognition on Student Performance and Attitudes towards Mathematics

Meghan Dale will present:

The Impact of Teacher Cognition on Student Performance and Attitudes towards Mathematics
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Anxious Girls: Understanding the School Experiences of Female Adolescents With Anxiety

Vita-Marie Ross will present:

Anxious Girls: Understanding the School Experiences of Female Adolescents With Anxiety
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

A multiple perspective case study of educational roles that enhance inclusion in one Ontario secondary school
Kyle Robinson

Kyle Robinson, M.Ed student, will present:

A multiple perspective case study of educational roles that enhance inclusion in one Ontario secondary school
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Transforming the Learning Environment: Using Restorative Practice to Promote Needs Satisfaction, Personal Growth and Well-Being

Lorayne Bradshaw will present:

Transforming the Learning Environment: Using Restorative Practice to Promote Needs Satisfaction, Personal Growth and Well-Being
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Transforming the Learning Environment: Using Restorative Practice to Promote Needs Satisfaction, Personal Growth and Well-Being

Lorayne Bradshaw will present:

Transforming the Learning Environment: Using Restorative Practice to Promote Needs Satisfaction, Personal Growth and Well-Being
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Critical Thinking Implemented in the ESL Classroom

Rasha Fahim will present:

Critical Thinking Implemented in the ESL Classroom
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Professional Literacies with Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science teacher candidates

Jamie PyperJane ChinRichard Reeve

Jamie Pyper, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Jane Chin, Assistant Professor of Secondary English Methods, and Richard Reeve, Assistant Professor, Information and Communication Technology, Learning in Education, will present:

Professional Literacies with Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science teacher candidates
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

A New Pair of Glasses: Science Journalist to Qualitative Researcher

Judy Wearing

Judy Wearing, PhD student, will present:

A New Pair of Glasses: Science Journalist to Qualitative Researcher
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 to 11:15 am

State of the arts: Linking performing arts policy and practice in Ontario elementary schools

Paul Vernon

Paul Vernon, PhD student, will present:

State of the arts: Linking performing arts policy and practice in Ontario elementary schools
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Unrest in Educational Rhetoric: Progressivism in Relation to Social Change

Theodore Christou

Theodore Christou, Assistant Professor of Social Studies, will present:

Unrest in Educational Rhetoric: Progressivism in Relation to Social Change
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

A Qualitative Study of Ontario Teachers' Understanding of Reading Fluency

Lisa Massoud will present:

A Qualitative Study of Ontario Teachers' Understanding of Reading Fluency
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Equity Policy Analysis in English-Speaking Ontario School Boards

Amanda CooperSamantha Shewchuk

Amanda Cooper, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership, and Samantha Shewchuk, PhD student, will present:

Equity Policy Analysis in English-Speaking Ontario School Boards
Time: Tuesday, June 2, 3:00 to 4:15 pm

Wednesday, June 3

Growing Alone: Examining Professional Development for Independent Music Teachers

Julia Brook

Julia Brook, Adjunct Faculty, Karen Boese, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Rena Upitis, Professor of Arts Education, and Serena Manson will present:

Growing Alone: Examining Professional Development for Independent Music Teachers
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Recognizing and acting on moments of uncertainty: A multiple-case study exploring how Family Medicine residents self-regulate their learning in clinical practice

Jessica Rich

Jessica Rich, MEd student, will present:

Recognizing and acting on moments of uncertainty: A multiple-case study exploring how Family Medicine residents self-regulate their learning in clinical practice
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Exploring the trust relationship between the principal and parents of students with special needs

James Murray, Adjunct Faculty, will present:

Exploring the trust relationship between the principal and parents of students with special needs
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Problematizing the Practicum in Teacher Education Programs

Andrea MartinTom Russell

Andrea Martin, Associate Professor of Inclusive Education and Teacher Development, and Tom Russell, Professor of Science Education and Teacher Development, will present:

Problematizing the Practicum in Teacher Education Programs
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Networked Professional Learning: A Complexity Model for Systemic Educator Development

Danielle LaPointeChristopher DeLucaDon Klinger

Danielle LaPointe, PhD student, Christopher DeLuca, Assistant Professor of Classroom Assessment, and Don Klinger, Professor of Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation, will present:

Networked Professional Learning: A Complexity Model for Systemic Educator Development
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Understanding Grading Policies in East Asian Contexts

Liying Cheng

Xiaoqian Liu, PhD student, Wei Yan, MEd student, and Liying Cheng, Professor of Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language, will present:

Understanding Grading Policies in East Asian Contexts
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 10:00 to 11:15 am

Inspiring Artistry in Music Instruction

Rena Upitis

Serena Manson, Julia Brook, Adjunct Faculty, Rena Upitis, Professor of Arts Education, and Karen Boese, Graduate Teaching Fellow, will present:

Inspiring Artistry in Music Instruction
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Aboriginal Education and Ally Building Among Mainstream Teacher Candidates

Lindsay Morcom

Lindsay Morcom, Assistant Professor, will present:

Aboriginal Education and Ally Building Among Mainstream Teacher Candidates
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Transforming Young Lives?: Arts-Based Pedagogies and the Production of Canadian Neoliberal Subjects

Adam Saifer will present:

Transforming Young Lives?: Arts-Based Pedagogies and the Production of Canadian Neoliberal Subjects
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

Finding my own path: Aboriginal student perspectives on high school attainment

Amber White, MEd student, will present:

Finding my own path: Aboriginal student perspectives on high school attainment
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

A Learning Organization: Internal and External Evaluation Partnerships in the Student Achievement Division

Lyn ShulhaDon Klinger

Lyn Shulha, Professor of Evaluation, Planning and Assessment and Don Klinger, Professor of Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation, will present:

A Learning Organization: Internal and External Evaluation Partnerships in the Student Achievement Division
Time: Wednesday, June 3, 1:15 to 2:45 pm

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