Graduate Courses—The University of Alberta
Graduate Courses—Cape Breton University
Undergraduate Courses—The University of Alberta
This course will examine the ethical and legal responsibilities of teachers. Among the topics addressed will be the following: punishment and child abuse; freedom of speech and academic freedom in schools; parents' rights and teachers' professional autonomy; issues of quality such as inclusive education and the problems of racism and sexism; fairness in assessment and evaluation; teachers' private lives and public obligations; indoctrination and the teaching of value. It is recommended that students take EDU 100 (EDU 300 for After Degree students), 210, and 211 prior to taking this course. Restricted to third, and fourth year Education students. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
In this course we will examine key issues in adult learning and development, using concepts discussed in the literature. Content areas include theories of adult learning and development, and related concepts such as learning styles and orientations, personality, motivation, and intelligence. Students may not receive credit for both EDAE 521 and EDPS 521.Fall Term 2020
Professor, Adult, Community and Higher Education Specialization, Department of Educational Policy Studies, The Faculty of Education, The University of Alberta. 2019 – Present.
Associate Professor, Adult, Community and Higher Education Specialization, Department of Educational Policy Studies, The Faculty of Education, The University of Alberta. 2014 – 2019.
Adjunct Professor, The Faculty of Extension. 2012 – 2018.
Adjunct Professor, Shannon School of Business, Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development, Cape Breton University. 2013 – 2018.
Adjunct Professor, The Research Centre, Athabasca University. 2011 – 2013.
Assistant Professor, Adult Education Specialization, Department of Educational Policy Studies, The Faculty of Education, The University of Alberta. 2006 – 2014.
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Community Services and Health Sciences, George Brown College, Toronto, ON. 2002 – 2006.
Centre Scholar, The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan, 2008 – 2019.
Visiting Scholar, Department of Adult Education and Counselling Psychology, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT), 2007 – 2009.
2017. Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISE) Longitudinal Evaluation Project. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Grant. Co-Applicant.
2014. The Pedagogy of Social Value: Understanding Social Economy Learning Approaches. Funded by the Support for the Advancement of Scholarship enhanced operating grant, The Faculty of Education, The University of Alberta. Principal Investigator.
2014. Exploring the policy and development challenges of Enabling community-based control in public housing. Funded by the Vice-President Research, The University of Alberta. Principal Investigator.
2012. Social Economy, Community Resilience and the Transition to Sustainability. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grant program. Co-applicant.
2011. Education Literature Review: Context and Opportunities. With the Achievable Sustainability Options for Resource-Based Communities project at Athabasca University. Funded by the Town of Hinton, Town of Grande Cache, Grande Prairie Regional College and the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN). Principal Investigator.
2010. The Atkinson Housing Co-operative Case Study. With the Community-University Research Alliance for Social business and marginalized social groups Team Proposal. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Principal Investigator.