Research in Focus Podcast
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.