Final Program

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Schedule overview

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Welcome address and breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Workshops I and II 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Workshops III and IV 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Oral Presentation I and II, Roundtable I and II 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Lunch, poster session, and research fair* Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Oral Presentation III and IV 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Oral Presentation V and VI 3:30 p.m to 4:45 p.m.
Closing remarks 5:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Cocktail and keynote address 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

*Note: Poster presenters will be able to display their posters from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Detailed schedule

Workshop I (LMX 240, 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)

  • Hip-Hop Culture in the Classroom
    Sara Asif
    Keywords: Hip-Hop Based Education; Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Student Engagement

Workshop II (LMX 241, 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)

  • Fabricating Story: A Narrative Exploration of Weaving and Curriculum
    Catherine-Laura Tremblay-Dion
    Keywords: Weaving; Narrative; Auto Ethnography; Educator; Textile; Curriculum

Workshop III (LMX 240, 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.)

  • So You Think you CAN’T Dance?! Movement for Embodied Writing and Phenomenological Research
    Carolyn Hebert
    Keywords: Movement; Phenomenology; Writing; Embodied Writing; Embodied Research; Arts-Based Research; Education; Dance

Workshop IV (LMX 241, 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.)

  • Enseigner sur un Territoire : Réconciliation, Éthique et Pédagogie
    Julie Vaudrin-Charette
    Keywords: Éducation à la citoyenneté; Pédagogie anti-raciste; Plurilinguisme; Éthique; Réconciliation; Relations autochtones et non autochtones

Oral presentation I (LMX 240, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.)

  • French Immersion and Elitism
    Shelina Adatia
    Keywords: French Immersion; Elitism; Socio-Economic Status; Learning Difficulties; Inclusion
  • Supporting Refugee Students in Canadian Public Schools
    Emma White
    Keywords: Refugees; Refugee Students; Education; Academic Success; Canada
  • Religious Literacy & the Public School: Educating for Citizenship in a Multi-Religious Society
    Jeremy Cassidy
    Keywords: Religious Literacy; Religious Education; Multiculturalism; Public School

Oral presentation II (LMX 241, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.)

  • Best Practices in Blended Learning: Developing a Community of Professors and Students through Bricks and Clicks
    Shehzad Ghani, Sait Atas, Michael Fairbrother, Maurice Taylor
    Keywords: Blended Learning; Case Study Research; Community of Inquiry; Higher Education; Hybrid Courses
  • Embodied Cyborg Cognition
    Carol Lee
    Keywords: Embodied Cognition; Cyborg; Cave of Hands
  • Cruel Empathy? The Limits of Literary Fiction as a Pedagogical Tool for Invoking Empathy
    Polina Kukar
    Keywords: Empathy; Pedagogy; Literary Fiction; Cruel Optimism; Lauren Berlant

Roundtable I (LMX 477, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.)

  • The Perceived Challenges that Confront Black Elementary School or Administrators in Leadership, Learning and School Change While Advocating for the Implementation of Social Justice Issues
    Evra Trought-Pitters
  • How Do You Solve a Puzzle Like “O Canada”?
    Ashley Reaume
    Keywords: Anthem; Narratives; Nationalism; Canada; Identity
  • Vanished History: Historical and Current Representations of Anti-Semitism and Indigenous Discrimination in the Ontario History Curriculum (Grades 9-12)
    Evgeniya Bobrovnik, Thomas R. White
    Keywords: Anti-Racist Pedagogy; Anti-Semitism; Indigenous Discrimination; Ontario Curriculum

Roundtable II (LMX 388, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.)

  • Are They Mocking Our Work? Practicing a Pedagogy of Response to Satire
    Mimi Masson, Heba Elsherief
    Keywords: Critical Literacy; Satire; Pop Culture Pedagogy; Arts-Based Research Methods; Collaborative Reflective Thinking
  • Self-Perceptions of Twice-Exceptional Students: The Influence of Labels and Educational Placement on the Self-Concept of Post-Secondary G/LD Students
    Megan Lummiss
    Keywords: G/LD; Gifted; Learning Disabilities; Exceptionalities; Self-Concept; Body Biography

Poster Session (LMX 203, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

  • The Possibilities of the Ontario College Curriculum in International Branch Campuses
    Rebecca Wakelin
    Keywords: Branch Campuses; Curriculum Theory; Colleges; Post-Colonialism; Cosmopolitanism
  • Postmodern Children Creating Postmodern Art: A University-College-Childcare Collaboration
    Joanne Lehrer, Catherine Nadon, Alexandra Paquette
    Keywords: Childhood; Education; Postmodernity; Visual Arts
  • The Portrayal of Women Faculty in the Medical Education Literature
    Lulu Alwazzan
    Keywords: Women; Medical Education; Discourse Analysis
  • Teach For Canada: A Northern Replication of America’s Most Successful and Most Problematic Non-Profit
    Cathlin Sullivan
    Keywords: Critical Race Theory; Neoliberalism; Education; Canada; Non-Profit; America
  • Teaching Yucatec Maya: Development of a Personal Practice
    Mariana Domìnguez
    Keywords: Indigenous Languages; Mexican Indigenous Languages; Indigenous Language Teaching
  • Assessment in Higher Education: A Case Study of One Ontario College’s Fitness & Health Promotion Program
    Julia Halar, Katherine Moreau
    Keywords: Assessment; Assessment Tools; Higher Education; Perceptions; Case Study

Research Fair (LMX 203, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

Oral presentation III (LMX 477, 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.)

  • Remembering Whose History? Creating a New Public Memory by Teaching Historical Canadian Diversity
    Mark Currie
    Keywords: Black Canadian History; Historical Consciousness; Public Memory; Community Building; Anti-Racist Education; National Identity
  • The Reagan Administration as the Origin of Shift from Citizen to Consumer Building in American Education
    Alex Davis
    Keywords: Education; Consumerism; Neoliberalism; Educational Reform; Discourse; Critical Discourse Analysis; Critical Theory
  • A Path of Interdependency in Education: An Islamic Social Movement as a Model to Combat Neoliberalism in Education
    F. Feyza Celik
    Keywords: Gulen; Dewey; Bredo; Islam; Pragmatism; Interdependence; Neoliberalism; Shura; Consultation; Democracy; Education
  • The Roots of Schooling in Ontario: So Little for the Mind
    Mark Ingham
    Keywords: Liberal Education; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Progressive Education; Ontario Schooling; Standardized Testing; Schooling; Ryerson; Neatby; Dewey; Rousseau; Pestalozzi; Socratic Inquiry

Oral presentation IV (LMX 388, 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.)

  • Understanding Food Security and Ecological Soundness through an Ecojustice Education Framework: A Document Analysis of Ontario Ministry of Education Science and Social Studies Curricula
    Alishia Valeri
    Keywords: Food Security; EcoJustice Education; Ontario Curriculum Documents; Document Analysis
  • The CanMEDS: An Evolutionary Tale?
    Catherine Giroux
    Keywords: Physician; Competence; Framework; Evolution; Content Analysis
  • Patterns of Reactions: A Card Sort Task to Explore Students’ Connections Across Organic Chemistry Reactions
    Kelli Galloway, Min Wah Leung, Alison B. Flynn
    Keywords: Science Education; Organic Chemistry; Curriculum; Qualitative Research
  • Developing a Researcher Identity through the Process of Writing a Dissertation Proposal
    Zinat Goodarzi
    Keywords: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal; Becoming a Researcher; Researcher Identity

Oral presentation V (LMX 477, 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

  • Enhancing Positive Competence of Formerly Abducted Young Mothers in Northern Uganda
    Michelle Savard, Laurie Poirier, Michelle Khau
    Keywords: Child Soldiers; Uganda; Reintegration Programming; Gender; Critical Pedagogy
  • Contested Spaces: Trans-Inclusive School Policies and Parental Sovereignty in Canada
    Betty Yeung, Lindsay Herriot, David P. Burns
    Keywords: Educational Policy; LGBTQ; Gender Identity; Trans Youth
  • Women in Science and Technology in Higher Education in Ghana: Policy Environments and Life Experiences
    Enyonam Norgbey
    Keywords: Gender and Higher Education; Women in Science; Case Study; Mixed-Methods; Capabilities-Based Approach; Feminist Intersectionality; Sub-Saharan Africa; Ghana.

Oral presentation VI (LMX 388, 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

  • A Qualitative Investigation Exploring Feelings of Incompetence Among Counselling Interns
    Brad Daly
    Keywords: Feelings of Incompetence; Self-Care; Counselling Interns
  • Supporting Teacher Activities and Learning Design in the Online Environment with Learning Analytics: A Faculty Perspective
    Marie Lippens
    Keywords: Learning Analytics; Teacher Inquiry; Learning Design; Learning Context; Community of Inquiry
  • Language Register in Written Feedback to Graduate Students
    Nidhal Qwai
    Keywords: Functional; Language; Register; Effective; Written Feedback; Graduate Students