Research in Focus Podcast

Research in Focus Podcast series features in-depth interviews and discussions with faculty members on their research activities and the impacts of their work locally and worldwide. Available on SoundCloud and iTunes

Episode 4: Dr. Peter Liljedhal

The focus of this episode is on Dr. Peter Liljedhal’s research on how to improve thinking and problem-solving in the classroom. Dr. Liljedahl talks about the concept of vertical non-permanent surface and visibly random grouping as effective practices for building aspects of a thinking classroom.

Episode 3: Dr. Engida Gebre

How do students learn, critique and understand online data sources? How do they make sense of the knowledge available in online representation. This episode focuses on Dr. Engida Gebre who is the primary investigator of the Learning Design for Developing Young Adult's Data Literacy and Representation Competences project. Dr. Gebre explore the questions: how do students learn, critique and understand online data sources? How do they make sense of the knowledge available in online representation?

Episode 2: Dr. Suzanne Smythe

This episode focuses on Dr. Suzanne Smythe, one of the co-authors of the newly collaboratively released book: Disrupting the Boundaries in Education and Research. The book, composed by an interdisciplinary group of professors at Simon Fraser University, explores the question: “How can we work together in new ways across our scholarly locations of early childhood, education, mathematics, language, adult learning, and teacher education?”

Episode 1: Dr. Charles Bingham

This episode focuses on Dr. Charles Bingham and his STEPS-FORWARD project, in particular, the project’s support for students with developmental disabilities.

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