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 515 - Conducting Educational Research

A supervised research assignment to develop and apply knowledge and skills related to data collection, data analysis techniques, and research report preparation. Prerequisites: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program, and EDU 513 and EDU 514. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

Fall Term 2021
EDU 900 - Program Synthesis

A reflection and synthesis of learning from the Master of Education in Educational Studies in relation to the concepts of leadership and school/educational improvement that are the foundations of the program. Prerequisites: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program and EDU 515. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2022

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