B.A. (Philosophy) University of Saskatchewan,
M.Ed. (Philosophy of Education) University of Saskatchewan,
Principal courses taught
101.3 Introduction to Education
EDFDT 435.3 Educational Thought and Values
EDFDT 454.3/854.3 International Study Tour
481 Environment and Education
EDFDT 830.3 Philosophy of Education: Methods
EDFDT 874.3 School PLUS: Justice, Compassion
and Diversity in Education
EDFDT 880.3 Ecological Education for Regeneration:
EFDT 881 Education Wisdom and Nature
Areas of Specialization and Research
- Learning as Valuing: A Critical Process
- Ecological Education
- Teaching and learning at University
- Philosophy of Education
- Process Philosophy - http://www.usask.ca/usppru/
Current Research Project
Learning as Valuing: A Constructive Postmodern
Philosophy of Education
Environmental Activist Award, Saskatchewan Eco-Network, April 1, 2011.
Appointed to the Canadian Teacher’s Federation Panel of Academic Experts 2010-2013.
Commemorative Medal for the Queen's Golden
Jubilee presented by Her Honour the Lieutenant
Governor of Saskatchewan
of the Year Award (Post-Secondary), Saskatoon
Inner City Preschool Foundation, 1997
Association for the Foundations of Education,
Article of the Year Award, June 1996
International Study Tour Director/Instructor
1999 EDFDT 899.6 - International Education Study
Tour CUBA (Ecological Education for Peace and
Justice (SS 97)
1996 EDFDT 899.6 - International Education Study
Tour COSTA RICA (Ecological Education for Peace
and Justice (SS 97)
R. H. Regnier, C. Haig-Brown, K. Hodgson-Smith
and J. Archibald, 1997. Making the Spirit
Dance Within. Toronto: Our Schools/Our Selves, June.
R.H. Regnier, J. Hull & M. Murphy, 1982. Underdevelopment
and Education: A Selected AnnotateBibliography
for Saskatchewan Educators. Saskatoon: Division
of Extension and Community Relations, University
of Saskatchewan, 280 pp.
R.H. Regnier & P. Legg, 1977. Our Children
are Waiting: A Study of Federal and Band Operated
Reserve Schools in the Saskatchewan Region of
the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs.
Saskatchewan Indian Cultural College, 627 pp.
Chapters in Books
Regnier, R.H. 2009, Cosmological Foundations of Learning as Valuing in The Adventure of Education: Process Philosophers on Learning, Teaching, and Research. Scarfe, Adam C. (Ed.) Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2009, VIII, 227 pp.
Regnier, R.H. 2005. Prophetic Visions
for Professional Teachers: A Whiteheadian Perspective
on Designing University Courses, Ed. Franz Riffert, Learning
and Teaching from a Whiteheadian Point of View,
(Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005):
R.H. Regnier, 1996. The Sacred Circle:
A Process Pedagogy of Healing, Benson, G. Griffith,
Eds, Process, Epistemology and Education: Recent
Work in Educational Process Philosophy, Toronto:
Canadian Scholars Press.
R.H. Regnier, 1995. The Sacred Circle: A First
Nations Approach to Healing at an Urban High
School, Barman, G. and Marie Battiste, Indian
Education in Canada, University of British Columbia
RH. Regnier, 1995. Warrior as Pedagogue, Pedagogue
as Warrior: Preliminary Reflections on Aboriginal
Anti-Racist Pedagogy, Ng, R. (Ed.), Anti-Racist,
Feminism, and Critical Approaches to Education,
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group
R.H. Regnier, 1993. The Sacred Circle: A Process
Pedagogy of Healing. In G. Benson (Ed.), Process,Epistemology
and Education: Recent work in Process Philosophy,
Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc., 97-111.
R.H. Regnier & B. McLean, 1986. Hegemony
In Education: The Nuclear Industry in Northern
Schools. Political Economy of Canadian Schooling,
edited by Terry Wotherspoon, Methuen Publications,
R.H. Regnier, 1986. Core Curriculum Seminar:
Observations of a Participant. So Much For
The Mind, Toronto: Kegan and Woo, 12p.
R.H. Regnier, 1986. Directions: Maximum Consultation
and Minimum Rationality. So Much For The
Toronto: Kegan and Woo, 23p.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Regnier, R. H. (2009) “Education for Sustainable Development Through Learning as Valuing,” Tattva: A Journal of Philosophy, Christ University,
Adam, Scarfe, Mark Flynn, Robert Regnier, Ed
Thompson, Toward Woodhouse 2007. Toward
A Humanized Science of the Mind, Interchange,
Vol 38/2, 175-19.
R.H. 2006. Cosmological Foundations of
Imagination in Learning: A Whiteheadian
Perspective, Process Studies (34/2),
Regnier, R.H. 2005. “Prophetic Visions
for Professional Teachers: A Whiteheadian
Perspective on Designing University Courses,” Interchange
Special Edition, Volume 36, No 1 – 2.95-120.
Regnier, R. H.2003 “Holistic Apprehension
in Education for the Soul,” Process
Papers, Volume 7, February.
R.H. Regnier, 2000. “More Better Schools:
Whitehead’s Legacy,” Interchange, 31(1),
R.H. Regnier, 1997. "The Limits of Empowerment
in Anti-Nuclear Advocacy," The Canadian
for the Study of Adult Education, 10 (2).
R.H. Regnier, 1997. Mathematics as the Metaphysicis
of Education: A Misplaced Foundation, Interchange,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 28 (2-3)
R.H. Regnier. 1995. Bridging Western and First
Nations Thought: Balanced Education in Whitehead's
Philosophy of Organism and the Sacred circle. Interchange, 24 (4),
R.H. Regnier, 1994. The Sacred Circle: A Process
Pedagogy of Healing. Interchange, Vol.
R.H. Regnier, 1993. The Imperative for Nuclear
Responsibility: Facing the Weapons Legacy in
Consensus: A Canadian Lutheran Journal of Theology, Vol. 19, No. 2,
R.H. Regnier, 1991. Nuclear Advocacy and Adult
Education: A Case for Counter-Hegemonic Struggle. The
Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education,
R.H. Regnier, 1987. Survival Schools as Emancipatory
Pedagogy. Canadian Journal of Native Education,
- Chair, Department of Educational Foundations 2010/2011 to 2014/15
- Executive Director, International Process Network
2006 - 2009
Board of Directors, Saskatchewan Alternative
Initiatives, Saskatoon, 2004-present
- Founding Co-director, International Process Network
- Founding Co-director, Saskatchewan Process Philosophy
Research Unit, 1993- present
- Graduate Advisor, Educational Foundations, 2002-2003
- Chairperson, Independent Schools Review Committee,
Saskatchewan Education, Government of Saskatchewan,
- Chairperson, Education Faculty Executive, 1997-98
- Member, Aboriginal Teacher Education Committee,
- Member, College of Education Faculty Executive,
- Chairperson, Aboriginal Teacher Education Committee,
Recent Conference Presentations
Regnier, R.H. (2011 ) ) Educational Leadership for Eco-Civilization: Through Learning as Valuing Proceedings of Many Faces of Leadership, Sixteenth National Congress on Rural Education, March 27 - 29, 2011, TCU Place, Saskatoon SK.
Regnier, R.H. (2011) “Words of Appreciation,” Kachappily, K. Process, Religion and Society, Proceedings of the Seventh International Whitehead Society 2009, Process Series 1, 16-17.
Regnier, R.H. 2011, Learning As Valuing: Considerations for University Instructors in the session \Emotions, Feelings, Commitment, Creativity: Process Approaches to Teaching and Learning with Howard Woodhouse, Edward Thompson, From here to the HorizonJune 15-18, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,
Regnier, R.H. 2011, Five Dimensions of Learning as Valuing in the University Classroom: A Perspectivalist View of Diversity in Education From here to the Horizon, June 15-18, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Regnier, R. H. (2009) Education for Sustainable Development Through Learning as Valuing, Abstract Book, Earth, Our Common Home, 5th World Environmental Education Congress, Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 10-14.
Regnier, R.H. (2009) Assessment and Accountability Through Learning as Valuing, Proceedings of the Caring Across Professions Conference May 7th & 8th, 2009 Ramada Hotel and Convention Centre Regina, Saskatchewan Hosted by Saskatchewan Instructional Development Research Unit (SIDRU), University of Regina and the Saskatchewan Association for Interprofessional Practice and Education (SAIPPE)
Regnier, R.H. (2009) Learning as Valuing in a Cardiac Rehabilitation Workshop: Toward A Process Philosophy Approach to Chronic Care Education Proceedings of the Caring Across Professions Conference May 7th & 8th, 2009 Ramada Hotel and Convention Centre Regina, Saskatchewan Hosted
Regnier, R.H. (2008) Learning as Valuing in Education for Sustainability: Foundations in Process Philosophy, Saskatchewan United Nations Center of Expertise for Education for Sustainable Development Conference on Knowledge and Innovation for Sustainability: Assessing and Adopting Beneficial Practices, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 25-27, 2008.
Regnier, R.H. (2008) Knowledge and Innovation Through Transformative Ecological Education: Toward Learning as Valuing, Saskatchewan United Nations Center of Expertise for Education for Sustainable Development Conference on Knowledge and Innovation for Sustainability: Assessing and Adopting Beneficial Practices, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2008.