Faculty of Education

Queen's University
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Eleftherios Soleas 

Eleftherios Soleas

Major Field

Cognitive Studies

Contact Information

E-mail: eleftherios.soleas@queensu.ca

Supervisor

Dr. John Freeman

Research Interests

  • Cognitive and metacognitive processes
  • Future-oriented and inclusive teaching practice
  • Motivation and resilience
  • Innovation and creativity

Recent Teaching Related Activities 

  • FOUN 100- Graduate Teaching Fellow
  • PROF 110- Teaching Assistant

Recent Research and Service Activities

Editor, Graduate Student Symposium Selected Papers, Queen’s University, Faculty of Education, September 2015- Present

Treasurer, Education Graduate Students’ Society, Queen’s University, September 2015- Present

Scheduling and Program Editor, Rosa-Bruno Jofré Symposium in Education, Queen’s University, September 2015 - Present

Treasurer, Education Students’ Mental Health Initiative, Queen’s University, September 2015- Present

Research Assistant, ETFO Communities of Practice, Brock University, Faculty of Education, Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Catherine Hands, February 2015- Present

Research Assistant and Student Principal Investigator, Reading Clinic, Brock University, Faculty of Education, Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Rowsell , August, 2013- May, 2015

Vice-President, Equity and External Affairs, Graduate Student Association, Brock University, May, 2014- April, 2015

Publications 

Hands, C. & Soleas E.K. (August 2015). Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Connected Communities Final Report. Consulting report for the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Toronto, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (accepted). Integrating design thinking and metacognition: Accessible ways to cultivate 21st century thinkers. e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies.

Soleas, E. K. (submitted). New teacher perceptions of inclusive practices: An examination of contemporary teacher education programs. Alberta Journal of Educational Research.

Soleas, E. K. (Submitted). Inclusive practice and new types of thinking: The best of both worlds. Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education.

Knowledge Mobilization Activites

Soleas, E.K. (2015, June 1). Integrating design thinking and metacognition: Accessible ways to cultivate 21st century thinkers. Poster Presented at CSSHE Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (2015, February 10). New Teacher Perceptions of Inclusive Practices, Poster Presented at Brock University Research Celebration 2015.

Soleas, E.K. (2014, June 2). Rising stars in the field of research technologies. Congress of the Social Science and Humanities 2014 [plus four similar contributions]. Retrieved from http://congress2014.ca/congress-blog/rising-stars-field-research-technol...

Recent Conference Presentations 

Soleas, E.K. (accepted). New Teacher Capacity for Inclusive Practice: A Mixed-Methods Investigation of Teacher Candidate Retention of Theory. Presentation in review for AERA 2015, Washington DC, USA.

Soleas, E.K. (accepted). New Teacher Readiness and Lingering Needs: A Needs Assessment of Teacher Education Programs.  Presentation in review for AERA 2015, Washington DC, USA.

Soleas, E. K. (2015, July). Inclusive practice and new types of thinking: The best of both worlds. Presented at 17th Biennial ISATT Conference, Auckland, NZ.

Soleas, E. K. (2015, June). New teacher perceptions of inclusive pedagogies: Designing new futures for the changing classroom. Presented at 2015 CSSE Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (2015, May). Integrating design thinking and metacognition: Accessible ways to cultivate 21st century thinkers. Presented at Connect 2015 Conference, Niagara Falls, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (2015, April). Inclusive practice as a tool for promoting resilience and accessible learning. Presented at the annual Mapping the New Knowledges conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (2014, April). Liberating thinking: Universal Design for Learning and inclusive pedagogies. Presented at the annual Mapping the New Knowledges conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON.

Soleas, E. K. (2013, March). Graphic mastery and design literacy. Presented at the annual Teachers Helping Teachers conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON

Association Memberships

Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), 2013-Present

  • Canadian Association for Teacher Education (2013- Present)
  • Canadian Association for Educational Psychology (2015- Present)

American Educational Research Association (2015- Present)

International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (2014- Present)

Ontario College of Teachers (2013- Present)