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CURRICULUM VITAE:

Kelvin L. Seifert
Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations, & Psychology
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 3R5

Office Telephone: 001-204-474-9859
FAX: 001-204-474-7564

Education

B.A., Psychology, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1967.

M.A., Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A., 1969.

Ph.D., Education and Psychology, University of Michigan, 1973.

Professional Work Experience

1999, 2006-2007, 2008-2009: Acting Department Head, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations, and Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.

1997(July) to present: Professor of Educational Administration, Foundations, and Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.

1993 (December) to 1995 (July): Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.

1991-93: Head of Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.

1990-91: Visiting Scholar, Center for Educational Research at Stanford, Stanford University, California 94305.

1986 to present: Professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.

1981-86: Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

1974-81: Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

1978-79: Kindergarten teacher, Winnipeg School Division, 1577 Wall Street, Winnipeg.

1973-74: Lecturer and Lead Teacher, Demonstration Preschool, Department of Home Economics, San Jose State University, San Jose, California 95192.

1972-73: Teaching fellow (part-time), School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. (Taught "Introduction to Educational Psychology")

1968-71: Production and research assistant, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

1968-69: Teaching fellow (part-time), School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. (Taught "Introduction to Educational Psychology")

Early Childhood Teaching Experience

2003, September-December: Grade 1-2 teacher assistant (half-time), Montrose School, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

2000, May-June: Grade 1-2 teacher (half-time), Riverbend School, Seven Oaks School Division, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

1978-79: Kindergarten teacher (full-time), Greenway School, Winnipeg School Division, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

1972-73: Preschool teacher (half-time), Beth Israel Nursery School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1971-72: Child care worker/teacher (full-time) Perry Child Care Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1971, May-August: Child care worker/teacher (full-time), Ann Arbor Child Care Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Other Work Experience:

Curriculum evaluation officer:

1967-68, Ann Arbor Public Schools, "Foreign Languages Innovative Curriculum Study Project"

1965 (summer), Stanford Medical School, Department of Pharmacology.

Summer recreation camp counselling:

1964, elementary-age children, crafts and music, Massachusetts.

1966, junior-high youth, remedial mathematics and language arts, Pennsylvania.

1967, elementary-age children and junior-high youth, music director, New York State.

Research assistant:

1965, summer: Laboratory assistant, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California.

1973, summer: Laboratory intern/assistant, Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, California.

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association (Division: teaching of psychology)

American Educational Research Association (Special Interest Groups (SIGs): 1) Teaching educational psychology, 2) Early childhood education/child development

National Association for Education of Young Children (Life-time comprehensive member)

Selected Community Services

Director and teacher, recreation and education program for early years children, West-End Day Care Centre, Winnipeg. Summer, 1975 and Summer, 1976.

Half-time kindergarten teacher (volunteer), Norquay School, Winnipeg School Division. May-June, 1976.

Member of organizing committee, Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Young Children, 1976-78.

Chairperson, national Children's Film Festival, 1977-78.

Board of Governors, Canadian Association for Young Children, 1979-81 (Manitoba representative).

Producer of radio series, "Living With Children," CJUM-FM, Winnipeg, Spring, 1978. (18 five-minute programs, each aired twice)

Member of steering committee, Preschool Services Survey Project, Manitoba Teachers' Society, 1977-79.

Member, Children's Mental Health Committee, Canadian Mental Health Association, 1978-80.

Member of organizing committee, annual conferences of the Early Childhood Education Council of Manitoba, 1979 and 1980.

Teacher, Unitarian Church School, 1979-81, 1984-90, and 1992-94.

Chairperson, religious education planning committee, Unitarian Church of Winnipeg, 1980-82 and 1984-86.

Child Day Care Education and Training Committee, Joint Ministries of Education and of Community Services, 1982-83.

Child Care Diploma Program Advisory Committee, Department of Continuing Education, University of Manitoba, 1985-88.

Early Years Program Review Committee, Ministry of Education, 1986-87.

Continuing Education Innovation Fund Committee, Department of Continuing Education, University of Manitoba, 1993-present.

Youth Group Leader, Unitarian Church, 1994-97.

Congregational-Ministerial Relations Committee (chair), Unitarian Church of Winnipeg, 1996-1998.

Winnipeg Folk Festival Volunteer, music sales, July 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001; financial administration team, 2002 to present.

Winnipeg Youth Orchestras, Board of Directors, newsletter editor, 1999-2000.

Winnipeg Harvest Volunteer, 1995-96, 2004 (January-June).

Professional Workshops or Presentations

Paritz Folk School, parents' night. "The development of children's thinking." February 1, 1977.

Radio interview, CFRW-AM. Two-hour phone-in session intended for parents of young children. September 22, 1977.

Faculty of Education Colloquium, University of Manitoba. "Attitudes of principals about early childhood teachers: Preliminary results." February 9, 1978.

Winnipeg School Divisional in-service for early years teachers. "How has practical experience with children affected my university teaching?" January 26, 1979.

Annual conference of the Early Childhood Education Council of Manitoba. "Misunderstandings between early years teachers and school administrators." October 16, 1979.

Scholarly conference, "Children and society," University of Winnipeg. "Men and their relationships with children." November 1, 1979.

Parents' Group, Fort Garry Family Life Information Center. "Sex-role development in young children." November 29, 1979.

Training session for volunteers, Winnipeg Museum of Man and Nature. "Differences in thinking between young children and old." January 7, 1980.

Y-Neighbors, St. Vital YWCA. "Preparing preschoolers for school." February 27, 1980.

Invited speaker, Unitarian Church of Winnipeg. "What do parents and the clergy have in common?" May 6, 1980.

Parents' Group, Fort Garry Family Life Information Center. "Improving self-confidence in preschoolers." June 10, 1980.

Invited interview for CKY-TV. "The role of fathers in child-rearing." January 4, 1981.

Parent Cooperative Nursery of North Kildonan United Church. "When are children ready for school?" December 8, 1981.

Invited keynote speaker, annual meeting of the Manitoba Child Care Association. "Fathers and parents: Any difference?" October 19, 1982.

Y-Neighbors, St. Vital YWCA. "Getting your five-year-old ready for school." February 10, 1983.

Assessor of Third Annual Children's Poster Competition, Department of Mines and Resources. April, 1983.

Invited interview, CBW-AM "Information Radio," "Career experiences of men who teach young children." March 5, 1983.

Y-Neighbors, Winnipeg YWCA (downtown branch). "Differences among preschools and early education programs." February 4, 1985.

Y-Neighbors, Winnipeg YWCA (downtown branch). "Getting your child ready for school." September, 1985; repeated in September, 1986 and 1987.

Invited radio interviews, CKRW-FM. "Preparing your child for school." October, 1986 (repeated in 1987).

Volunteer training session, Unitarian Church School, Winnipeg. "Development of religious identities in childhood." October 6, 1988.

Professional development workshop (-day), Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, "Using play to best advantage." August 23, 1988.

First-Day School Planning Committee, Palo Alto Friends' Meeting. September, 1990 to June, 1991.

Parent-teachers' Committee, Oakenwald School, Winnipeg, Manitoba. February 17, 1993. "Fostering better parent-teacher relationships in the early years."

Invited radio interview, CBC-AM, Information Radio morning show. "Gender Typing in Children's Toys." January 8, 1993.

Young Parents' Group, Bethel Mennonite Church, "The impact of birth order on children's development." October 9, 1997; again on March 18, 1999.

Planning advisory committee, Parent-Child Centers, Winnipeg School Division #1, May, 1997 to January, 1998.

Other assorted interviews (1-3 per year) for the local newspaper and radio stations (no record kept).

University Courses Taught

Learning and instruction:

Psychology of Learning (B.Ed. level)

Psychology of Learning (M.Ed. level)

Developmental psychology:

Development in Learning Environments (M.Ed. level)

Lifelong Learning (M.Ed. level)

Practice teaching supervision (4-8 students per year, B.Ed. level)

Research methods:

Qualitative Methods of Research in Education (M.Ed. & Ph.D. level)

Introduction to Educational Research (M.Ed. level)

Doctoral Tutorial (Ph.D. level)

Doctoral tutorial (124.701)

University Committees and Administrative Service (asterisk [*] indicates within past 3 years)

As Member

Committee on Faculty Committee Structure (Faculty), 1975-76.

Graduate Admissions Committee (Departmental), 1975-77; 1983-88.

Graduate Studies Committee (Faculty), 1993-1996, 2001-2004, 2007-present.

Doctoral Studies Committee (Faculty), 2003-2007.

Undergraduate Admissions Committee (Faculty), 1975-79; 1981-82; 1997-2000.

Undergraduate Program Development and Review Committee (Faculty), 1978-79.

Library Committee (Faculty), 1974-75, 1980-84.

Workload Committee (Faculty), 1980-84.

Faculty Council of Graduate Studies (University), 1980-84, 2005-present

Library Committee (University), 1981-83.

Executive Committee (Faculty), 1982-83.

Tenure and Promotions Policy Committee (Faculty), 1983-1988; 2001-2005

Committee on the Evaluation of Teaching (Faculty), 1986-1988.

Early Years Planning Task Force (Faculty), 1988-89.

University Senate, 1988-90, 1994-1996.

Committee on Student Standing (Faculty), 1987-90.

Early Years Program Stream Committee, 1991-present.

Working Group to Revise Core Course, "Psychological Foundations in Education," 1991-1995.

Task Force on Technology and Education, 1993-95, 1997-1998.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Education Committee, 1997-2007.

Endowment Fund Committee, 1996, 1997, 1999.

Employment Equity Systems Review Committee, 1999-2001.

Various Search Committees for new faculty members (specific information available on request).

As Chair of Committee

Chair, Graduate Admissions Committee (Departmental), 1984-1986.

Chair, Tenure and Promotion Policy Committee (Faculty), 1986-89; 2001-2002.

Chair, Committee to Review the Department of Educational Psychology (University), 1987-1989.

Chair, Graduate Studies Committee, 1994-1996.

Chair, Doctoral Studies Committee, 1994-1996.

Chair, Task Force on Technology and Education, 1994-95.

Chair, Working Group to Plan Core Course, "Psychological Foundations in Education," 1991-1993.

Chair, Task Force on Workload Credit Revision, 1994-95.

Administrative Service

Chair of Department of Educational Psychology, 1991-93.

Associate Dean (graduate programs and technology), 1993-95.

Acting Department Head, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations, and Psychology, 1999, 2006-2007, 2008-2009.

Chair, Inclusive Special Education area group, 1999-2003.

Chair, Local Area Health and Safety Committee (Faculty), 2007-present.

Graduate Student Advisees--Ph.D.

Beryl Peters (major advisor)

Colleen Podaima (major advisor)

Lynne Cantor

Mary-Ann Updike

Graduate Student Advisees--M.Ed.

Samer Alfraihat

Linda Baranoski

Ross Cathers

Eldon Dueck

Eleanor Maine

Alain Michalik

Desiree Narvey

Jean-Paul Rochon

Joshua Watt

Research Grants

1974-75: $1500, Research Board of the University of Manitoba, "Attitudes about men in early childhood education."

1976-77: $800, Research Board of the University of Manitoba, "Language styles of early childhood teachers-in-training."

1977-78: $450, Research Board of the University of Manitoba, "Attitudes of principals toward early childhood education teachers."

1983-84: $3380, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, "Career experiences of men who teach young children."

1984-85: $2500, Research Fund of the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, "Careers of former teachers of young children."

1987-88: $4000, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, "Circumstances which affect development of commitment to early childhood teaching."

1991-92: $3600, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, "Ontological commitments in the study of the child."

1993-94: $2500, Faculty of Education Research Development Fund, University of Manitoba. "Textbook knowledge and informal knowledge of teaching compared."

2000-2001: $4000 (course release + $1000), Faculty of Education Research Development Fund, University of Manitoba. "Early Years' Teachers Ambivalence About Teaching Science."

2002-2003: $1000, Faculty of Education, "Student Cohorts in Teacher Education."

2004-2005: $500, Faculty of Education, "Educational Psychology and Student Cohorts."

Contracts for Scholarly or Professional Service

1974-75: $400, University of Manitoba Fund for the Evaluation of Teaching, "Evaluation of early childhood education students two years after graduation."

1982, Fall: $1200, Study Guide to accompany Educational Psychology, 1st edition, Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Company.

1984, Spring: $2500, Instructor's Manual to accompany Child and Adolescent Development, 1st edition, Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Company.

1984-85: $4500, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Scholarly Conference, "The child in social context," October 4-5, 1984.

1984-85: $1500, Office of Vice-President (Academic), Scholarly Conference, "The child in social context," October 4-5, 1984.

1985-86: $31,000, Ministry of Indian and Northern Affairs, "Evaluation of early childhood programs in Federal schools," Fall 1986.

1988, Spring: $200, Ministry of Education, High School Review, position paper on "Adolescent development."

1988, Fall: $2500, for research assistant in preparing revisions to Educational Psychology, 2d edition, Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Company.

1990: $2500, Faculty of Education Research and Development Fund, "Early childhood educators' ontologies of the child"

1992: $2500, Faculty of Education Research and Development Fund, "Preservice teachers beliefs about educational psychology"

1999-2000: $3000, Faculty of Education Research and Development Fund, "Teachers' dilemmas of aversion and attraction about science education"

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Seifert, Kelvin. (1969). Comparison of verbal interaction in two preschool programs. Young Children, 24, 350-355.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983). Some problems of men in child care work. Child Welfare, 52(3), 167-171.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1974). Getting men to teach preschool. Contemporary Education, 45(4), 299-302.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1975). The best men for child care work. Child Care Quarterly, 4(3), 188-194.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1978). Some behaviors of teachers of young children. Journal of the Canadian Association for Young Children, 4(2), 38-45.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1981). Have we oversold mainstreaming? Journal of the Canadian Association for Young Children, 4(2), 6-9.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1985). Sex differences in careers teaching young children. Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 1(1), 56-66.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1988). The culture of early education and the preparation of male teachers. Early Child Development and Care, 15, 35-43.

Seifert, Kelvin and Atkinson, Laura. (1991). Does home hinder professional commitment? The case of early education. Educational Policy, 5(1), 79-96.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1992a). What develops in informal theories of the child? Journal of Learning about Learning, 5(1), 3-14.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1992b). The mosaic and the melting pot: Early childhood teacher preparation in the United States and Canada. Early Child Development and Care, 18, 48-56.

Seifert, Kelvin and Handziuk, Deborah. (1993). Early childhood educators' beliefs about children. Canadian Children, 18(2), 21-26.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1998). Differences in teaching practice: real or apparent? Canadian Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 7(2), 147-156.

Seifert, Kelvin & Evans, Charlotte. (2001). Fostering the development of ESL/ASL bilinguals. TESL Canada Journal, 18(2).

Seifert, Kelvin. (2004). Learning to feel like a teacher: Identity development in teacher education. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, Issue #32.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2005). Learning about peers: A missed opportunity in teaching educational psychology. Clearinghouse, 78(5), 239-245.

Seifert, Kelvin & Mandzuk, David. (2006). Student cohorts in teacher education: Support groups or intellectual communities? Teachers' College Record, 108(7), 1296-1320.

Mandzuk, David, Hasinoff, Shelley, & Seifert, Kelvin. (2006). Inside a student cohort: Teacher education from a social capital perspective. Canadian Journal of Education, 28(1-2), 168-184.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2006). Purchasing networks as clues to assessing educational psychology textbooks. Teaching Educational Psychology (online). Accessible at: <http://www.teachingeducpsych.org/recent-issues-1/2006- >.

Seifert, Kelvin (2008). Using associated purchases to assess differences among textbooks about educational psychology. Teaching Educational Psychology (online). Accessible at: http://www.teachingeducpsych.org .

Seifert, Kelvin. (2009). Narrative as a basis for teaching educational psychology. Teaching Educational Psychology (online). Accessible at: http://www.teachingeducpsych.org/recent-issues-1/2009- .

Seifert, Kelvin. (in press). Content priorities when students write their own textbook. Teaching Educational Psychology (online). Accessible at: http://www.teachingeducpsych.org .

Chapters in Books (Refereed)

Seifert, Kelvin. (1987). Men in early education. In B. Spodek, O. Saracho, and D. Peters (Eds.), Professionalism in early childhood education. New York: Teachers' College Press.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1993). Cognitive development in early childhood education. In B. Spodek (Ed), Handbook of Research on Early Childhood Education (pp. 4-68). New York: Macmillan.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1996). Teaching at a distance: Will it really work? In L. Lucas (Ed.), Practitioners write the book: What works in educational technology. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2000). Uniformity and diversity in everyday views of "the" child. In C. Raeff, C. Super, and S. Harkness (Eds.), New Directions in Child Development. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2001). Sociable thinking: Cognitive development in early childhood. In B. Spodek and O. Saracho (Eds)., Contemporary perspectives on early childhood education. Boston: Information Age Publishers.

Seifert, Kelvin. (in press). Cognitive development in early childhood education revisited. In B. Spodek & O. Saracho (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Early Childhood Education, 2nd Edition. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Books (Refereed)

Seifert, Kelvin. Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin (1999).

Seifert, Kelvin, Hoffnung, Robert, and Hoffnung, Michelle. Lifespan human development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin (1st edition, 1997; 2nd edition, 2000).

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983/1991). Educational psychology. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (1st edition, 1983; 2nd edition, 1991)

Seifert, Kelvin and Hoffnung, Robert. Child and adolescent development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (1st edition, 1987; 2nd edition, 1991; 3rd edition, 1994; 4th edition, 1997; 5th edition, 2000).

Seifert, Kelvin & Sutton, Rosemary. (2008/2009). Educational psychology (online). Athens, GA: Global Textbook Project. Accessible at: <http://docs.globaltext.terry.uga.edu:8095/anonymous/webdav/Educational%20Psychology/Educational%20Psychology.pdf>

Hoffnung, M., Hoffnung, R., & Seifert, K. (2009). Lifespan development: First Australasian edition. Brisbane, Australia: John Wiley & Sons.

Hoffnung, M., Hoffnung, R., & Seifert, K. (2009). Childhood: First Australasian edition. Brisbane, Australia: John Wiley & Sons.

Book (Non-Refereed)

Garrod, A., Bartell, R., Rampaul, W., and Seifert, K. (1984). Perspectives on teaching, learning, and development: A book of readings. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

Monograph

Seifert, Kelvin. (1986). Evaluation of early childhood programs in Federal schools in Northern Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Department of Indian and Northern Affairs.

Curriculum Materials

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983). Instructors' Manual for Educational Psychology. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. [First Edition: 1983. Second Edition: 1991.]

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983). Student Study Guide for Educational Psychology. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. [First Edition: 1983. Second Edition: 1991.]

Seifert, Kelvin (with W. Schulz, W. Rampaul and N. Vadeboncoeur). (1989). Seminar and School Experience II: Student Manual. Winnipeg, MB: Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba.

Seifert, Kelvin and Hoffnung, Robert. Instructors' Manual for Child and Adolescent Development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (Editions: 1983; 1987; 1991; 1996; 2000)

Seifert, Kelvin and Hoffnung, Robert. Student Study Guide for Child and Adolescent Development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (Editions: 1983; 1987; 1991; 1996; 2000)

Seifert, Kelvin, Hoffnung, Robert, and Hoffnung, Michelle. Instructors' Manual for Lifespan Development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (Editions: 1997; 2000)

Seifert, Kelvin, Hoffnung, Robert, and Hoffnung, Michelle. Student Study Guide for Lifespan Development. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin. (Editions: 1997; 2000)

Seifert, Kelvin (Ed.). (2009). <http://teachingedpsych.wikispaces.com>--a website of resources to support teaching educational psychology.

Other Articles and Chapters (Non-refereed)

Seifert, Kelvin. (1975, Fall). Salaries of early childhood teachers in Manitoba: a survey. Today for Tomorrow (journal of the Early Childhood Education Council of Manitoba), 1-4.

Seifert, Kelvin and Froese, Sandra. (1975, November). Evaluation of graduates of the early childhood education program, University of Manitoba. Manitoba Teacher.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1976). Early childhood education in a no-growth economy. Manitoba Journal of Education, 11(2), 35-38.

Seifert, Kelvin and Lyons, Wendy. (1978, Spring). Attitudes of principals toward early childhood teachers: a pilot study. Today for Tomorrow.

Seifert, Kelvin and Grunau, Harold. (1981, Fall). Today for Tomorrow.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1981, Spring). Asking the "Tough" questions: a review of four books on language development. Today for Tomorrow.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1981, Spring). Perception of children's literature in early and late childhood. Classmate.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1985, Fall). Career experiences of men who teach young children. Educators' Forum.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1987, Fall). How child development can help teachers. Educators' Forum.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1991). Can parents and teachers learn from each other? The Educators' Notebook, 4(1).

Seifert, Kelvin. (1993). Onward and upward? A review of The Mind's Staircase, by Robbie Case. Newsletter of the Early Education/Child Development Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, 15, 4.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1994). Too many selves: A review of The Saturated Self, by Kenneth Gergen. Canadian Journal of Counselling.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1997, January). Saying our good byes: Starting Swarthmore in the 60's and in the 90's. Swarthmore Alumni Bulletin.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2001). Can brain research really help teachers? The Educators' Notebook, 14(1).

Seifert, Kelvin. (2005). Nursery school and preschool education. In David Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2005). School and human development. In David Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development. Thousand Oasks, CA: Sage.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2005). Peer cohorts in teacher education: A missed opportunity for educational psychology. In S. Deemer (Ed.), The Clearing House: Special Issue on Teacher Education and Educational Psychology.

Seifert, Kelvin & Mandzuk, David. (in press). Student cohorts in teacher education: Support groups or intellectual communities? In Teachers' College Record.

Mandzuk, David, Hasinoff, Shelley, & Seifert, Kelvin. (in press). Social capital and peer relationships in student cohorts. In Canadian Journal of Education.

Research in Progress/Preparation

Seifert, Kelvin (with David Mandzuk). "How Much Do Peer Cohorts Help in Preservice Teacher Education?"

Seifert, Kelvin. "Contributions of Educational Psychology to Learning about Peer Cohorts in Teacher Education."

Presentations at Conferences

Seifert, Kelvin. (1971, April). Systematic observation of preschool teaching styles. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York City.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1978, March). Student teachers' classroom styles in early childhood education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Winnipeg, MB.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1981, November). New roles for fathers in early childhood education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Young Children, Toronto. ON.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983, April). Perceptions of competence of men who teach young children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, PQ.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1983, June). Can men teach and nurture young children? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1984, June). Career experiences of men who teach young children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Guelph, Ontario.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1984, February). Men with children: The failure of ambition and the achievement of care. Invited address at Center for the Study of Equity in Education, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1985, April). Gender differences in early childhood careers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1986, November). Professionalism in early education. Invited presession symposium at the annual meeting of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Chicago.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1988, April). Men in early education: what we know and need to know. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1989, April). Does home hinder professional commitment? The case of early education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1991, April). Who are the experts? Teachers' and professors' taxonomies of child development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1992, March). What develops in informal theories of the child? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Seifert, Kelvin (1993, March). Informal ontologies of the child. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, New Orleans.

Seifert, Kelvin (1993, August). Public science and private ontologies of the child. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Seifert, Kelvin (1994, March). Uniformity and diversity in everyday views of the child. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Indianapolis, IN.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1995, June). Teachers' and parents' implicit views of learning compared. Annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Chicago, IL.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1996, March). Human realities of distance education. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1997, June). Relationships of teachers' beliefs and practice to everyday views of learning. Annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1998, March). Supporting and sustaining classroom-based research. Nineteenth Annual Forum on Ethnography in Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1998, March). Consistency--real and apparent--among early childhood teachers. Nineteenth annual Forum on Ethnography in Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (1998, April). University-school collaboration on teacher research. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2000, March). Moderating the effects of over- and underinclusion. Twenty-first Annual Forum on Ethnography in Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Seifert, Kelvin (2000, April). Can a child ever be too included? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Seifert, Kelvin (2000, April). Framing educational psychology as deliberately ambiguous. Paper presented at symposium sponsored by the Teaching of Educational Psychology Special Interest Group, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Seifert, Kelvin (2001, April). Dilemmas of attraction and aversion to science among early years students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Seifert, Kelvin (2001, April). Using e-mail as a tool for teaching educational psychology. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2002, April). Sociable thinking: Influences of constructivism on non-constructivist research about learning and development. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2002, April). New directions in teaching educational psychology. Symposium/discussion meeting organized and led at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Seifert, Kelvin (2003, May). Challenges of identity development in preservice teacher education. Paper presented at the joint symposium on teacher education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Seifert, Kelvin & Mandzuk, David (2004, February). How much do cohorts help in preservice teacher education. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Forum on Ethnography in Education, Philadelphia, USA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2005, April). Experiencing peers vs. just hearing about them: Doing both in educational psychology. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, PQ.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2006, April). Associated purchases as clues to textbook characteristics. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2007, April). Using narratives to teach educational psychology. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2008, March). Content similarities between the PRAXIS II and educational psychology textbooks: Now you see them, now you don’t. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Seifert, Kelvin. (2009, April). Content priorities of students as authors of their own educational psychology textbook. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Editing

Guest editor, 1976, Manitoba Journal of Education, 11(2). Special issue about early childhood education.

Editor, Today for Tomorrow (Journal of the Early Childhood Education Council of Manitoba), 1976-78.

Editor (with Andrew Garrod), The child in social context, Monograph #11, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Summer, 1989.

Editor (with Nancy Knapp), Teaching Educational Psychology. Online journal of the Special Interest Group on Teaching Educational Psychology, American Educational Research Association. 2000-present.

Editor, Canadian Journal of Educational Administration. Online at <www.umanitoba.ca/publications/cjeap>. 2002-present.

Other Scholarly Service

Occasional reviews of texts in educational psychology and child development (no record kept).

Occasional reviews for the following journals:

Educational Researcher

Canadian Children

Young Children

Canadian Journal of Education

Teaching Educational Psychology

Coordinator, Faculty of Education Colloquium Series, 1982-83, 2002-present.

Convener, Scholarly Conference, "Child in Social Context," October 4-5, 1984. Sponsored by SSHRC and University of Manitoba.

Convener of symposium, "Early childhood education as a career," at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, 1985. (5 research-oriented presentations)

Convener of symposium, "Professionalism in early education," at annual meeting of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Chicago, 1986. (5 professionally-oriented presentations)

Member of Executive Board, Special Interest Group on Teaching Educational Psychology, American Educational Research Association, 2001-2006, 2007-present:
* Program chair: 2001-2002, 2007-2008
* President: 2002-2003, 2008-2009
* Past-president (Nominations chair): 2003-2004, 2009-2010

[Revised November, 2009]