Jerine Pegg, PhD, MAT, BS

Professor, Faculty of Education

Pronouns: she/her


Professor, Faculty of Education


Area of Study / Keywords

science education teacher professional learning faculty mentoring partnership development


Dr. Jerine Pegg is a Professor of Science Education and the Co-director of the Centre of Mathematics, Science, & Technology Education. She has also served as the Department Chair and Associate Chair (Undergraduate) in the Department of Elementary Education. In addition, she regularly serves on senior level university governance committees and is currently a member of General Faculties Council (GFC) and General Faculties Council - Executive (GFC-Exec).

Dr. Pegg's scholarship focuses on the areas of science education, teacher professional learning, and faculty mentoring. Her current research explores various aspects of interdisciplinarity and partnership development through the lenses of social network theory, boundary interactions, and communities of practice.

Dr. Pegg has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in a range of delivery formats. In 2016, she received the Faculty of Education, Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning. She recently published an article with colleagues titled: Being and becoming online teachers: A collaborative autobiographical narrative inquiry. 

Dr. Pegg has also actively engaged in service to the broader community. She served as a member of the Alberta Education Science Curriculum Working Group from 2016 - 2018 and in 2019, she received the Distinguished Service Citation from the Alberta Teachers’ Association Science Council. Her work has also involved collaborative projects with international education ministries and not-for-profit organizations, including recent work in Oman and Rwanda.


EDEL 561 - Processes of Curriculum Development

A study of the ways in which curricula are produced, implemented, and evaluated. 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.

EDEL 567 - Introduction to Educational Research

This introductory research methodology course is intended to support graduate students' understanding of the many ways in which educational research is conceptualized and conducted. Students will develop their ability to read educational research critically and with understanding in order to support their work as researchers and practicing professionals. Prerequisite: consent of Department. 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.

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Being and becoming online teachers: A collaborative autobiographical narrative inquiry.

Author(s): Cardinal, T., Kim, M., Pegg, J, and Branch-Mueller, J.
Publication Date: 3/10/2021
Publication: Brock Education Journal
Volume: 30
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 30-50
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Mentoring within communities of practice.

Author(s): Bottoms, S. I., Pegg, J. M., Adams, A. E., Risser, H. S., & Wu, K.
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: The Wiley-Blackwell international handbook of mentoring: Paradigms, practices, programs, and possibilities.
Page Numbers: 143-166

Case analysis of children’s reasoning in problem solving process.

Author(s): Kim, M. & Pegg, J.
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: International Journal of Science Education
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Partnering teachers and scientists: Translating carbohydrate research into curriculum resources for secondary science classrooms.

Author(s): Rose, K., Snitinsky, R., & Pegg, J.
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: Journal of Chemical Education
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Science education in Alberta: A complex history of shifting educational influences.

Author(s): Pegg, J., Wiseman, D., Brown, C., & Shanahan, M.-C.
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: Science education in Canada: Consistencies, commonalities, and distinctions
Page Numbers: 37-63

Teaching for relevance in science.

Author(s): Pegg, J.
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Alberta Science Education Journal
Volume: 45
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 6-10

Storying our academic career transitions within a peer-mentoring community.

Author(s): Adams, A. E., Pegg, J. M., Bottoms, S. I., Risser, H. S., Wu, K., & Kern, A. L.
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Global co-mentoring networks in higher education
Page Numbers: 73-94

Mentoring from the outside: The role of a peer mentoring community in the development of early career education faculty

Author(s): Bottoms, S., Pegg, J., Adams, A., Smith-Risser, H., Wu, K., Kern, A.
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Journal
Volume: 21
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 195-218

Science for elementary school teachers: Concepts, explanations, and activities.

Author(s): Gustafson, B., Pegg, J., & Shanahan, M.-C.
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Victoria, BC: Ripon Publishing.

Reading for claims and evidence: Using anticipation guides in science

Author(s): Pegg, J., and Adams, A.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Science Scope
Volume: 36
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 74-78

Teachers’ enactment of content literacy strategies in secondary science and mathematics classes

Author(s): Adams, A., and Pegg, J.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Journal of Adult and Adolescent Literacy
Volume: 56
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 151-161

Scientists and science educators mentoring secondary science teachers.

Author(s): Pegg, J., Schmoock, H., and Gummer, E.
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: School Science and Mathematics Journal
Volume: 110
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 98-109