Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Ian Matheson

PhD in Education

Contact Information

Curriculum Vitae

Major Field

Cognitive Studies


Dr. Derek Berg

Committee Members

Dr. Nancy Hutchinson

Dr. Don Klinger

Research Interests

  • Motivation
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Inclusion of Exceptional Learners
  • Mathematics and Cognitive Processing of Students with Learning Disabilities
  • Self-Regulation
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Scale Design
  • Play-Based Learning
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Mentoring
  • Hope Theory
  • At-Risk Students
  • Literacy

Recent Activities

  • Renewal, Tenure, and Promotions Student Representative for the Education Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
  • Co-Communications Officer for the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology (CAEP)
  • Graduate Student Mentoring Program (GSMP) Chair
  • Graduate Student Ambassador for the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University
  • Registration Team Co-Leader for the Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education (RBJSE)

Recent Publications

MacCormack, J., Matheson, I., & Hutchinson, N. L. (2015). An exploration of a community-based LEGO® social-skills program for youth with autism spectrum disorder. Exceptionality Education International, 25, 13-32. Retrieved from http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/eei/vol25/iss3/2/

Matheson, I. A. (2015) Self-regulatory efficacy and mindset of at-risk students: An exploratory study. Exceptionality Education International, 25, 67-90. Retrieved from http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/eei/vol25/iss1/4

Matheson, I., & MacCormack, J. (2015). Executive functions and learning disabilities. LD at school. Available at http://ldatschool.ca/executive-function/executive-functions-and-lds/

MacCormack, J., & Matheson, I. (2015). Working memory and learning disabilities. LD at school. Available at http://ldatschool.ca/executive-function/working-memory-and-lds/