David Mykota

    Dr. David Mykota

    Associate Professor

    Research areas


    substance use; program evaluation; resilient children and youth; child and youth psychopathology; and e-learning

    On Leave until July 1, 2015

    Curriculum Vitae


    Dr. David Mykota is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education. His research interests include early intervention, program evaluation, resilient children and youth, child and youth psychopathology and elearning.

    TEACHING RECORD

    2007-2008
    EPSE 390.3(W01) 2007-2008 Regular Session, Exceptional
    EPSE 868.3 (02) 2007-2008 Behaviour Disorders of Children and Youth: Advanced Theory and Practice

    2006-2007
    EPSE 500.3 (W01) 2006-2007 Regular Session, History and Philosophy of Special Education: Special Education Certificate online course
    SCP 811 (01) 2006-2007 Regular Session, Psychopathology: Assessing Developmental Risk
    EPSE 868.3 (02) 2006-2007 Behaviour Disorders of Children and Youth: Advanced Theory and Practice
    EPSE 390.3 (10) 2006-2007 Regular Session, Exceptional Learners: Integrated School Experiences Kappa pilot

    2005-2006
    EPSE 390.3 (01) 2005-2006 Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EPSE 868.3 (02) 2005-2006 Regular Session, Behaviour Disorders of Children and Youth: Advanced Theory and Practice
    EPSE 390.3 (03), 2006 Spring/Summer Session, Exceptional Learners
    EPSE 540.3 (W01) 2006 Spring/Summer Session, Collaborative Processes and Contexts: Special Education Certificate online course
    EDPSE 570.3 (W01), 2006 Spring/Summer Session, Individual Project in Special Education: Special Education Certificate online course

    2004-2005
    EDPSE 337.3 (01) 2005 Spring Session, Self Discipline and Developing Responsible Learners
    EDPSE 448.3 (08), 2004-2005 Regular Session, Assessing Learning in the Classroom
    EDPSE 437.3 (31), 2004-2005 Regular Session, Classroom Dynamics and Student Discipline
    EDPSE 570.3 (02), 2004 Summer Session, Individual project in Special Education

    2003-2004
    EDPSE 390.3 (30), 2004 Regular Session, Exceptional Learners

    2002-2003
    EDEXC 888.3 (02), Regular Session, Trends and Issues Educating Children and Youth with Exceptionalities (team taught with Dr. McNamara)
    EDPSE 390.3 (08), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDPSE 390.3 (12), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDPSE 437.3 (01), Regular Session, Classroom Management
    EDEXC 831.3 (02), Summer Session, Behaviour Disorders Children and Youth

    2001-2002
    EDEXC 831.3 (02), Regular Session, Behaviour Disorders Children and Youth: Introduction
    EDEXC 812.3 (01), Regular Session, Teaching Behaviour and Social Skills to Children and Youth
    EDEXC 390.3 (01), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDEXC 390.3 (03), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDPSE 390.3 (12), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners

    2000-2001
    EDEXC 412.3 (12), Spring Session Exceptional Persons, Families & Professionals
    EDPSE 390.3 (01), Summer Session, Exceptional Learners

    1999-2000
    EDEXC 390.3 (03), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDEXC 390.3 (11), Summer Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDEXC 390.3 (01), Spring Session, Exceptional Learners

    1998-1999
    EDEXC 412.3 (04), Regular Session, Exceptional Persons, Families, and Professionals
    EDEXC 390.3 (08), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDEXC 390.3 (10), Regular Session, Exceptional Learners
    EDEXC 414.3 (01), Summer Session, Exceptional Learners: Classroom Implications

    BOOKS AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

    Books:

    Hallahan, D.P., Kauffman, J. M., McIntyre, L. and Mykota, D. (in press, 2008). Exceptional Learners: An Introduction to Special Education. (Canadian edition) Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

    PUBLISHED PAERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

    Mykota, D. B. (2008). Implementing paraprofessional strength-based early intervention home visitations. Evaluation and Program Planning, 31, 266-76. Download PDF

    Mykota, D. & Duncan, R. (2007). Learner Characteristics as Predictors of Online Social Presence. Canadian Journal of Education, 30 (1), 157-170. Download PDF

    Mykota, D. & Schwean, V. (2006). Moderator Factors in First Nation Students At-Risk for Psychosocial Problems. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 21(1/2), 4-17. Download PDF

    Mykota, D. & Muhajarine, N. (2005). Community Resilience Impact on Child and Youth Health Outcomes: A Neighbourhood Case Study. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 20(1/2), 5-20. Download PDF

    CONTRIBUTED PAPERS IN PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND ABSTRACTS:

    Mykota, D. (2008). A conceptual model for community resilience as it affectschild and youth outcomes. Abstract of an invited paper presented at a researchsymposium entitled Resilience: A Contextualized Approach to Study andIntervention held at the Canadian Psychological Association National Conference,Halifax, NS, June 12-14, 2008. p. 28.

    Mykota, D. (2007). The affective domain of e-learning: Social presence. Abstract of an oral paperpresented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education National Conference. Saskatoon, SK, May 26-29, 2007. p. 12.

    Mykota, D. (2006). The effective affect: Social presence in post secondary teacher training. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Association for Distance Education International Conference. Montreal, QUE May 24-26, 2006. p. 95.

    Mykota, D. (2006). Moderator factors in aboriginal students at risk for psychosocial problems. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education National Conference. Toronto, ONT, May 27-30, 2006. p. 27.

    Mykota, D. (2006). Online social presence and teacher characteristics. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education National Conference. Toronto, ONT, May 27-30, 2006. p. 91.

    Mykota, D. & Bonneycastle, D. (2005). Implementing E-learning Courses: A Model for Effective Practices. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Association for Distance Education International Conference. Vancouver, BC, May 7-11, 2005. p. 105.

    Mykota, D. 2004. Towards an Understanding of Resilient Neighbourhoods and the Well-Being of Children and Youth. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Sociology of Education Network joint session at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities National Conference organized by the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE - CAFE) and the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association (CSAA). Winnipeg, MAN, June 1, 2004. p.123.

    Mykota, D. (2004). Effective Practices for the Implementation of Intersectoral Programs. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Evaluation Society National Conference, Saskatoon, SK, May 17-19, 2004. p.9.

    Mykota, D. (2004). Inductive Analysis, Applied Research and Program Evaluations. Abstract of an oral paper presented at the Canadian Evaluation Society National Conference, Saskatoon, SK, May 17-19, 2004. p.17.

    Mykota, D. (2003). Building Community Capacity in Strength-Based Early Interventions.Abstractof a presentation made at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education National Conference, Halifax, NS, May 28-June 1, p. 77.

    Mykota, D. (2003). Evaluating Qualitatively a Paraprofessional Strength-Based Early Intervention. Abstract of a poster presentation made at the Child and Youth Health 2003, 3rd World Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, p. 166.

    Mykota, D. (2001). Challenges in the Implementation of Early Childhood Intersectoral Programs. Abstract of a presentation made at the Rural Health Research Second Annual National Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, p. 69.

    Mykota, D., Tiessen, E., Nyholt, K., Bidwell, N., Gough, R., Udey, W., & Yackulic, R.A. (1994). Student Reaction to the University of Saskatchewan U-STAR Telephone Assisted Records. Abstract of a presentation made at the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education National Conference, Calgary, AB.

    RESEARCH AND PROJECT GRANT INFORMATION:

    Mykota, D. Principle Investigator (2007). Department Head Research Support program award for the study entitled Online social presence.

    Mykota, D. Principle Investigator (2006). Gwenna Moss Teaching and Learning Centre Faculty Development Research fund award for the research study entitled Online social presence

    Mykota, D. Co-applicant. (2005). SSHRC Letter of Intent: Community University Research Alliance Building the Social Ecology of an Inclusive Community, LOI development funds for full proposal.

    Mykota, D. (2005). Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education Technology Enhanced Learning Development Funding for the development of online content in the special education certificate that includes academic, instructional design, and production activities for 500 level certificate courses and undergraduate special education courses EDPSE 390.3 and EDPSE 414.3. . Primary content developer for TEL project and co-ordinator for Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education program.

    D. Mykota, Principal Investigators, D. Pushor Co-Investigator (2005).Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre Summer Undergraduate Research Award for one summer student from July-August, 2005 for the project entitled A Bibliography of First Nations Early Childhood Programs and Research.

    Mykota, D. and Haines, L. (2004). Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education Technology Enhanced Learning Development Funding for the development of online content in the special education that includes academic, instructional design, and production activities in the 500 level certificate courses. Primary content developer for TEL project and co-ordinator for Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education program.

    D. Mykota, Principal Investigator (2003). Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre Summer Undergraduate Research Award for one summer student from May-August, 2003 for the project entitled Community Resiliency and the Well Being of Children and Youth, . Funded through the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples Health by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College and the University of Regina, and the University of Saskatchewan.

    Mykota, D., Principal Investigator (2003). Community Resiliency and the Well Being of Children and Youth, The Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Centered Prairie Communities, Health Canada.

    Mykota, D. (2001). Principal Investigator. Evaluation of the Early Childhood Development Program of the Pipestone Health District. Funded by the Government of Canada, Health Transition Fund.

    Mykota, D. (1999) Principal Investigator. Saskatchewan Health, Government of Saskatchewan. Received funding for the evaluation of the Early Skills Development Program.