|Dr. 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
|Dr. Bev BrennaActing Associate Dean - Undergraduate Studies, Research & Partnerships||literacy education (reading and writing focus); children’s literature; special education; process drama; teacher education|
|Dr. Barry BrownEmeritus Professor ||telecommunications
and distance learning both locally and globally|
|Dr. Egan J ChernoffAssociate Professor||mathematics education; probability; heuristics; biases; fallacies; popularization; social media; the math wars|
|Dr. Brenda KalynAssistant Professor||investigating 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|
|Marguerite KooleAssistant Professor|
- Digital identity formation and maintenance in online learning contexts; learner identity.
- Post-humanist and social constructionist philosophy (European view).
- Networked learning and its relationship to computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL), blended learning (BL), electronic learning (e-learning), and mobile learning (m-learning).
- Mobile learning theory, issues, and development.
- Learning design in educational technology, technology-enhanced learning, and distance education.
- Privacy and security in online, distance, and mobile education.
|Dr. Tim MolnarAssistant Professor||Ethics and responsibility; meaningful learning in science education;
nature of science, philosophies of place and nature; and teacher
|Dr. Dirk MorrisonAssociate Professor||instructional 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|
|Dr. Jeff ParkAssociate Professor||literacy issues; critical literacy; writing and composition theory;
creativity; gender; arts-based research methodologies; poetic inquiry;
narrative; English Language Arts; and curriculum theory and history|
|Dr. Debbie PushorProfessor||parent knowledge; parent engagement; a “curriculum of parents” in teacher education; and narrative inquiry|
|Dr. Edwin RalphProfessor||mentorship and supervision in teacher education; and mentorship in education across all the professional disciplines|
|Dr. Richard SchwierEmeritus Professor||the role of educational technology in education and society; instructional design and change agency; visual design; technology-supported learning environments; and virtual learning communities|
|Dr. Hyunjung ShinAssistant Professor||globalization, 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|
|Dr. Linda Wason-EllamProfessor||early 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|
|Dr. Jay WilsonDepartment Head & Graduate Coordinator, Curriculum Studies||technology skill development for educators; technological and media literacy; social agency in teaching and learning; and authentic learning as it applies to design and teaching|