Faculty Research Interests

In Alphabetical Order
Geraldine BalzerDr. Geraldine BalzerAssistant Professor

teacher education; secondary school English language arts; Aboriginal education; decolonization; transformative education; curriculum; and service learning

On Leave - July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

Bev BrennaDr. Bev BrennaActing Associate Dean - Undergraduate Studies, Research & Partnershipsliteracy education (reading and writing focus); children’s literature; special education; process drama; teacher education
Barry BrownDr. Barry BrownEmeritus Professor telecommunications and distance learning both locally and globally
Egan J ChernoffDr. Egan J ChernoffAssociate Professormathematics education; probability; heuristics; biases; fallacies; popularization; social media; the math wars
Brenda KalynDr. Brenda KalynAssistant Professorinvestigating the lived experiences of teachers and students in learning places and the impact of experience on curriculum, pedagogy, and practice. Interest focus – holism, physical education, culture and dance
Brenda KellyDr. Brenda KellyAssistant ProfessorLiteracy, writing, gender and literacy, identity, rural education,  social justice, teacher education, decolonization
Marguerite KooleDr. Marguerite KooleAssistant Professordigital identity, privacy & security in online learning contexts; mobile, electronic, blended and supported collaborative learning; learning design in educational technology
Gail MacKayDr. Gail MacKayAssistant Professor
Tim MolnarDr. Tim MolnarAssistant ProfessorEthics and responsibility; meaningful learning in science education; nature of science, philosophies of place and nature; and teacher education
Dirk MorrisonDr. Dirk MorrisonAssociate Professorinstructional design practice applied to distance and e-learning; educational technology in higher education, non-formal and informal online learning environments; and effects of ICT on culture and society
Jeff ParkDr. Jeff ParkAssociate Professorliteracy issues; critical literacy; writing and composition theory; creativity; gender; arts-based research methodologies; poetic inquiry; narrative; English Language Arts; and curriculum theory and history
Debbie PushorDr. Debbie PushorProfessorparent knowledge; parent engagement; a “curriculum of parents” in teacher education; and narrative inquiry
Edwin RalphDr. Edwin RalphProfessormentorship and supervision in teacher education; and mentorship in education across all the professional disciplines
Richard SchwierDr. Richard SchwierEmeritus Professorthe role of educational technology in education and society; instructional design and change agency; visual design; technology-supported learning environments; and virtual learning communities
Hyunjung ShinDr. Hyunjung ShinAssistant Professorglobalization, political economy and language education; language, culture, and identity; transnationalism and migration; language and social inequality in education; critical pedagogy; language policy in multilingual settings; and ethnography
Angela WardDr. Angela WardEmerita ProfessorLanguage in cross-cultural contexts; indigenous education; education for social justice; teacher education.
Linda Wason-EllamDr. Linda Wason-EllamProfessorearly and struggling readers including English as an Additional Language (EAL) and children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD); children’s literature; teaching reading and writing in multilingual classrooms; and ethnographic research methods
Jay WilsonDr. Jay WilsonDepartment Head & Graduate Coordinator, Curriculum Studiestechnology skill development for educators; technological and media literacy; social agency in teaching and learning; and authentic learning as it applies to design and teaching