Research Presentations

Faculty Seminar Series

The Faculty of Education's Seminar Series is designed to promote and celebrate the research of members of the faculty. Sincere thanks to the 2017-18 presenters who took the time to share and discuss their research with us. See the link below for "Past Presentations" to see recordings of past talks.

Schedule and titles for 2018-19 presentations:

Next Talk: Dr. Marianne Larsen

Title:  "Internationalization and Academic Mobility: Barriers and Inequalities"

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Location: Faculty of Education Boardroom (room 1010)

Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/76b2ede97c20493e8314995af251daa8

RSVP: Coffee and cookies will be served. Please RSVP to jheidenh@uwo.ca by Friday, October 26, 2018 if you would like to attend.

Future Talks

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Rita Gardiner "Leadership in an Age of Me#too". Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/f0316f2d41f842928f4d2f3162262386

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Jun Li "Autonomy in Chinese University 3.0: A Zhong-Yong Model in a Global Context" Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/195547663af9460da46b151bf8456402

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Immaculate Namukasa "Resources for Maker Space Pedagogies in Content Areas". Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/e56692d46abe4d7bb6a0958b9cd2e62f

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Rachel Heydon (title TBA). Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/5fe46b7025514f3f8b4fc7c56120c0b4

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Brenton Faubert "The Role of Intergovernmental Councils of Ministers of Education in Addressing Educational Issues of National Significance". Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/756f8de6b56745dbbd45b48b8a5e7c79

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Farahnaz Faez (title TBA). Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/e18e5e6e3f44455f8de9b891cdb3e5e0

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm in FEB 1010: Dr. Barbara Fenesi "Advances in Student Learning: Putting Research on the Brain & Body into Practice". Livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/219a6c8dbb8f47ff8a018da9f8765dee

Visiting Speaker Presentations

Dr. Denise Hodgins "Re-Imagining Professional Learning: Pedagogist Role Possibilities with/in ECE". Monday, October 22, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm in FEB 1010; and "A Feminist Material Orientation to Gender: Dolls and Cars in the Early Years Classroom". Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm in the Community Room (FEB 1139). Dr. Hodgins is from the University of Victoria, and she is hosted by Dr. Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw.

October 22/18 livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/e2b1e38a5a2b4d01b2e1a3baebc0616b
October 24/18 livestream link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/0ef8011251d74b4689057d370e2251d7

Biography
B. Denise Hodgins holds a PhD and MEd in early childhood education. She has worked in the human services sector since 1989, including in school-age childcare, preschool education, and nonprofit program and service delivery. She is a sessional instructor in the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria and also works as a pedagogical facilitator and researcher in child care. Her work reflects a commitment to making visible and engaging with issues of equity in, through, and for pedagogy and research.

Conferences and Workshops

Past Presentations and Events

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Faculty Seminar Series presents Dr. Brent Debassige "Exploring Indigenous theorizing and community engagement as an approach for ethical research-related activities with members of the First Nations With Schools Collective". Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:00 pm, FEB Rm 1010.
> View the talk here

Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary Werklund School of Education) "Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools". Thursday, September 27, 2018, 1:30 pm, FEB 1010.
> View the talk here


Writing Successful Ethics Applications
seminar presented by Katelyn Harris, Ethics Officer on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm in the Community Room (FEB 1139).
- Recording link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/playback/load/f945c3a73a5a4768b2debc0176c8d0c8
- download presentation slides (PDF)
- download "Top Ten Tips for Success" (PDF)
- download "WREM Quick Facts" (PDF)

SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop
, Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm in the Community Room (FEB 1139). Recording link: https://ca.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/playback/load/7845be0d8fc244dba0702cbd409b0b2d

Dr. Scott Eacott (School of Education/Gonski Institute for Education at University of New South Wales) "A Relational Approach to Educational Leadership" Tuesday, July 10, 2018; 1:30 - 2:30 pm; Community Room (1139).
> View the talk here

"Clicky-Click Super Slick" Mendeley Citation Management Software Workshop
with Marisa Tippett, Monday July 9/18, 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the Community Room (1139).
> View workshop recording here

Dr. Scott Eacott (School of Education/Gonski Institute for Education at University of New South Wales) "Relational Inquiry in Educational Administration and Leadership" Monday, July 9, 2018; 1:30 - 2:30 pm; Community Room (1139).
> View the talk here

RICE Visiting Speaker Double Feature - Trends and Prospects of Internationalization of Higher Education Dr. Marie-Agnès Détourbe (Institut national des sciences appliquées (INSA), Toulouse) "Access to Higher Education for Refugee Students in Europe: Overview, Current Issues and Challenges" and Dr. Shibao Guo (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary) "Researching Education in the Age ofTransnational Migration: Emerging Trends and Challenges" Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:30 pm, FEB 1010.
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Panel Discussion “Policy research in education: Methodological questions and conversations” with visiting speakers Dr. Radhika Gorur (Deakin University, Australia) and Dr. Sue Winton (York University), and Western's Dr. Melody Viczko (CPELS). Thursday, April 5, 2018, 10:30 am, FEB 1010.
> View the discussion here

 "The Baffling Persistence of Poor Policy Ideas: Some Speculative Theories" by visiting speaker Dr. Radhika Gorur, Deakin University, Australia. Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 1:30 pm, FEB 1118.
> View the talk here

Faculty Seminar Series presents Dr. Erica Neeganagwedgin "Reimagining Education: Honouring Indigenous Learning and Knowing". Wednesday, March 28, 2018; 1:00 pm, FEB Rm 1118.
> View the talk here

Faculty Seminar Series presents Dr. Nicole Neil "Behavior Analytic Interventions for Children with Down Syndrome". Wednesday, February 28, 2018; 1:00 pm, FEB Rm 1010. Recording unavailable.

Faculty Seminar Series presents Dr. Marc Joanisse "What the brain’s reading network wants you to know about teaching children to read”. Thursday, February 1, 2018; 1:00 pm, FEB Rm 1010.
> View the talk here

Faculty Seminar Series presents Dr. Melody Viczko "Mapping controversies in internationalization policies: What digital methods offer to policy research". Wednesday, November 28, 2017; 1:00 pm, FEB Rm 1010. Recording unavailable.

Global Education Research Speaker Series presents Dr. Ali Abdi (University of British Columbia) "The Disappearing Global Public Intellectual: Critical Analysis" Monday, November 13 2017, 3:00 pm, FEB 1010.

Faculty Research Partners Day - October 20, 2017

Western Fellow and Visiting Faculty Scholar Dr. Mindy Blaise "#FEAS (Feminist Educators Against Sexism): Activating Guerrilla Methodologies Against Everyday Sexisms in Higher Education" Thursday, October 19 2017, 12:00 pm, FEB 1139.

Western Fellow and Visiting Faculty Scholar Dr. Mindy Blaise "Recomposing Relations: Building Feminist Common Worlds Methods in Early Childhood Education" Monday, October 16 2017, 4:00 pm, FEB 1139.
> View the talk here

“STEM Education: Beyond the Acronym“ by visiting speaker Dr. Lyn English, Queensland University of Technology. Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 11:00 am, FEB 1162.
> View the talk here

"Key Issues in Measuring Vocabulary Knowledge" by visiting speaker Dr. John Read, University of Auckland. Friday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 pm, FEB 1139.

“The entangled common worlds of children and animals” by Dr. Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Faculty of Education
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"Intercultural Teaching Competence in the Disciplines: Teaching Strategies for Intercultural Learning" by Dr. Nanda Dimitrov & Aisha Haque, Western's Teaching Support Centre.
>View the talk here   Presentation slides

"Becoming an ‘internationally-minded educator:’From teacher education to the international schools sector" by: Dr. Paul Tarc, Faculty of Education, UWO (November 24, 2016)
>View the talk here

"Honouring the Golden Feather: Indigenous oral histories, experiences and critical voices within the Canadian educational context" by: Dr. Erica Neeganagwedgin, Faculty of Education, UWO (October 6, 2016)
>View the talk here

"Ingigenous Pedagogies: Linking Aboriginal Faculty and Community Knowledge Traditions to Classroom Learning" by Dr. Jan Hare, University of British Columbia (November 4, 2015)
> View the talk here

"Promoting and Supporting Mental Health in Schools: A School Effectiveness Imperative" by Dr. Karen Weston, Columbia College (July 24, 2015)
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"Feedback in L2 Writing: Issues, Challenges and Future Directions" by Dr. Icy Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (May 28, 2015)
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"Is Masculinity Changing? Evidence from Qualitative Research on Men's Appearance-related Practices" by Dr. Brendan Gough (May 12, 2015)
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"Development From Below: A Change Maker Journey of Creating Leadership Through Empowering the Indigenous Youth of Balochistan in Pakistan" by Dr. Quratul Ain Bakhteari, Founding Director & President, Institute for Development Studies and Practices
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"Pedagogical Challenges and Possibilities of Everyday Cosmopolitanism" by Dr. Fazal Rizvi, University of Melbourne
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