Rebecca Gokiert, PhD, R.Psych

Professor, School of Public Health

Contact

Professor, School of Public Health
Email
rgokiert@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-6297
Address
2-299 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Community-Based Participatory Research Evaluation Early Childhood Development


About

Rebecca is the associate director of the Community University Partnership of the Study of Children, Youth and Families (CUP), and leads the development of the Early Childhood Measurement and Evaluation portfolio as director of the Evaluation Capacity Network (ECN). Within this portfolio, she mentors research staff and students in conducting community-based research and evaluation projects, community consultation, and disseminating knowledge about early childhood research and measurement. Rebecca’s work is aimed at being responsive to the early childhood communities measurement needs by providing access to educational opportunities and resources. Rebecca’s current teaching and research focuses on community engagement, partnership development and sustainability, and is primarily in collaboration with early childhood stakeholders, immigrant, refugee and First Nation communities.

‍Rebecca completed her PhD in Measurement, Evaluation, and Cognition through the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME) at the University of Alberta. Rebecca is a Registered Psychologist in the Province of Alberta, and provides consultation and individual assessment to school boards within Alberta.


Courses

EXSPH 2207 - Evaluation in the Community Context

Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines (e.g., health care, community development, government, not-for-profit).


MACE 496 - Topics in Community Engagement

An elective course on selected topics in community engagement.


MACE 552 - Evaluation in the Community Context

Introduction to the basics of evaluation, including the foundations, approaches, steps, strategies, and ethical considerations of evaluation, with an application across diverse disciplines, sectors and community contexts (e.g., health care, community development, government, Indigenous, not-for-profit). During a week-long intensive course, graduate students will work together with undergraduate students and community stakeholders. Students will work through case studies (project-based curricula) to develop evaluative responses to community-informed case studies issues (project-based curricula). Students may not receive credit for both MACE 597 (Evaluation in the Community Context) and MACE 552.


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