CURRENT POSITION:

Associate Professor
Faculty of Education
University of Manitoba

 

AREAS OF INTEREST:

  • Teacher Education and Teacher Development
  • Mathematics Education
  • Education for Sustainable Well-Being
  • Philosophical Issues in Education

 


 

 
 
 

Education

2006
Ph.D. (Curriculum Theory and Implementation)
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Thesis:Caring and human agency: Foundations of an approach to teacher education
[To view a copy of the thesis, click here.)
2000
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma (Building Literate Communities: Examining Models of Instrucations for mathematics and language teaching)
Simon Fraser University, Canada
1993
Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Thesis: Grammatiken als empirische axiomatische Theorien [Grammars as empirical axiomatic theories]
[For a link to the publisher's information on the published version of the thesis, click here.]
1989
First State Examination for High School Teaching (German and Mathematics)
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Thesis: Grundlagen der Integrativen Satzsemantik [Foundations of the Integrative Sentence Semantics]

 

Academic Service

Professional Assocations

2010-12
Past-President, Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE)
2008-10
President, Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE)
2008-10
Board of Directors, Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE)
2006-08
Vice-President, Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE)
2006-08
Conference Program Chair, Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE)

Editorial Activities

2005-10
Managing Editor, Paideusis (link to journal)

Research Groups

2012-present
Coordinator, Education for Sustainable Well-Being Research Group, University of Manitoba (link to website)

Conference Organization

2012
Conference co-organizer); Interdisciplinary Conference “Conference “Education for Sustainable Well-Being: Concepts, Issues, Perspectives, and Practices”. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 24.
[Conference web site: www.eswbrg.org]

2010
Conference co-organizer (with Hans Smits); “Fourth Working Conference on Research in Teacher Education in Canada”; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 18-29.
[Conference Series web site: www.umanitoba.ca/education/TEResearch]

Conference co-organiser (with Pamela Hagen and Lynn Thomas); Pre-Conference of the Canadian Association for Teacher Education: “Field Experiences in Canadian Pre-Service Teacher Education”; Concordia University, Montreal, QC, May 28.
2009
Conference co-organizer (with Hans Smits); “Third Working Conference on Research in Teacher Education in Canada”; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 5-7.
[Conference Series web site: www.umanitoba.ca/education/TEResearch]
2008
Conference co-organizer (with Tom Russell and Hans Smits); “Second Working Conference on Research in Teacher Education in Canada”; Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, November 7-9.
[Conference Series web site: www.umanitoba.ca/education/TEResearch]

Program Chair; Annual Conferences of the Canadian Association of Teacher Education as part of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 31-June 3.
[For information on the conference, click here.]
2007
Conference co-organizer (with Hans Smits); “Working Conference on Research in Teacher Education in Canada”; University of Manitoba, Manitoba, November 1-3.
[Conference Series web site: www.umanitoba.ca/education/TEResearch]

Conference co-organizer (with Tim Hopper), Pre-Conference of the Canadian Association for Teacher Education: “How might we help the Dean's Accord on Teacher Education live well in faculties of education?"; University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 25.

Program Chair; Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Teacher Education as part of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 26-29.
[For information on the conference, click here.]

Conference co-organizer (with David Mandzuk); Faculty-based conference on teacher education: "Building on What We Have Learned"; Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, March 15-16.
2004
Program Chair, Symposium ‘Education With/Out Borders’, Education Graduate Students Association, Simon Fraser University, October 16.
[For information on the Symposium Series, click here.]

 
 
   
 
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