Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Heather Braund Ph.D in Measurement, Assessment, Policy, Leadership, Evaluation (MAPLE)

Heather Braund

PhD in Education
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Research Area

MAPLE

Supervisor

Dr. Christopher DeLuca

Biography

Heather has experience conducting quantitative research in breast cancer, aquatic biology, and emergency medicine eye-tracking labs. She gained experience with mixed-methods research through her SSHRC funded MEd study titled “Supporting Metacognitive Development in Early Science Education: Exploring Elementary Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices in Metacognition”. 

Research Interests

  • Relationship between metacognition, self-regulation, and teachers’ formative assessment practices
  • Effective feedback that can promote development of metacognitive thinking
  • Teacher knowledge and practical implementation of metacognition, self-regulation, and formative assessment
  • Use of think aloud protocols to better understand cognitive processes
  • Development of self-assessment skills
  • Re-conceptualization of assessment within post-graduate medical education

Website

Research Gate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Heather_Braund

Twitter: @b_heather91