Evelyn Steinhauer, PhD, MEd, BA

Professor, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept
Associate Chair, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept
Email
evelyn@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3691
Address
7-101 Education Centre - North
8730 - 112 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5

Associate Chair, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept
Email
evelyn@ualberta.ca

Overview

About
Dr. Evelyn Steinhauer’s passion is Native Education and evidence of this is revealed in her recently published doctoral dissertation, entitled, Parental School Choice in First Nations Communities: Is There Really A Choice? This work addresses the topic of parental school choice on First Nations reserves and looks at the reasons that guide First Nations parents in their decisions to send their children to off-reserve or on-reserve.

Research
  • Aboriginal student experience. What are the experiences of Aboriginal students in the K-12 school system, in postsecondary, and in higher education?
  • Government policy and the implications on Aboriginal education. What impact do these policies have on our children?
  • Tribal Colleges: What are the factors, which contribute to the successes of Native students within the Tribal College system?
  • Barriers to success: What are the obstacles preventing Native students from participating in post-secondary programs?
  • Indigenous Research Methodologies: What is Indigenous knowledge?
  • Oral tradition as a way of knowing.

Courses

EDU 510 - Fundamentals of Educational Research

Explores the findings of educational research, and works to apply the results of research to educational problems. Focuses on conceptualizing methods of educational research to specific and individual educational sites and issues. Prerequisites: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program, and EDU 511 and EDU 512. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2021

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