Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Launa Gauthier

PhD in Education

Major Field

Curriculum Studies

Educational Developer Associate - Queen’s Centre for Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/pub/launa-gauthier/61/432/330​


Dr. Rebecca Luce-Kapler

Research Interests

  • Teaching in Higher Education
  • Teacher learner identity
  • Adult Learning
  • Teacher Professional Learning
  • Professional Development in International Schools
  • Curriculum Theory

Teaching Interests

  • Adult Education
  • Curriculum Theory
  • Pre-service Teacher Education
  • International and Intercultural Education
  • Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies

Courses Taught in the Faculty of Education

  • PROF 190: Theory and Professional Practice
  • FOCI 255: Educators Abroad (TA)
  • PROF 310: Self as a Professional (TA)

Current Research Projects

  • Practitioner-Driven Professional Learning in International Schools (Principal Investigator)
  • New Teacher Hiring Trends in International Schools (Co-investigator)
  • Contemporary Curriculum Studies: What Makes Good Curriculum Research? (Co-investigator)

Current Activities

  • CInRG (Curriculum Inquiry Research Group) Student Leader
  • Teachers Overseas Recruitment Fair (TORF) Advisory Committee
  • Queen’s Faculty of Education Writers Retreat
  • Queen’s University Teaching Development Day
  • Editorial Assistant for the Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies: www.jcacs.com


  • Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education
  • Canadian Associate for Studies in Adult Education
  • Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education
  • Canadian Education Research Association
  • New Brunswick Teachers Association