• May 26, 2021

    May 26, 2021

    Thirty Faculty of Education scholars (faculty, graduate students and postdocs) presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) annual conference, to be held online from May 30 to June 3, 2021. Sara Davidson and Fatemah Jalali were serving on the Program Committee, together with colleagues from institutions across Canada. The 30 FoE researchers will speak at 14 paper sessions, 12 symposium panels, two roundtables and one special event for a total of 30 sessions.

  • November 18, 2020

    November 18, 2020

    At a time when we need community connection more than ever, six faculty members recently shared research at the Faculty of Education’s Faculty Forum about a range of transformative community-engaged research (CER) projects.

  • October 26, 2020

    October 26, 2020

    Dr. Phil Winne’s webinar on “Learning analytics for self-regulated learning: Frameworks, methods & future work” explores seven challenging questions. The webinar was organized by Division 15—Educational Psychology (American Psychological Association).

  • February 14, 2020

    February 14, 2020

    A collaborative project led by Dr. Fels and Dr. Bava in the performative arts program was the focus of This Possible’s Slow Fuse session. Researchers often interpret and write from and about their own experience, but how do researchers bring participants into coding or interpreting these emergent moments?

  • January 16, 2020

    January 16, 2020

    This seminar offers an intriguing discussion around how we understand “posthuman” and whether a difference exists between pre and posthumanism. Gain insights from Dr. Nathalie Sinclair and Dr. Petra Mikulan.

  • January 10, 2020

    January 10, 2020

    Learn about the experiences of four professors from different faculties, who provide their reflections and learning as they collaborated to design and deliver courses together.

  • January 06, 2020

    January 06, 2020

    Dr. Ling explains that a large part of cognitive learning involves how we model the world. Context means everything: part of our evolution and survival as a species is built on our ability to adapt to different contexts. How we ascribe meaning to experiences is critical to our learning.

  • October 03, 2019

    October 03, 2019

    Dr. Gary Barkhuizen from the University of Auckland discussed a longitudinal narrative inquiry into the identity of a Hong Kong study-abroad student. Drawing on narrative inquiry in applied linguistics, he also referenced his chapter on core dimensions in narrative inquiry in the Routledge Handbook on Research Methods in Applied Linguistics.

  • April 12, 2019

    April 12, 2019

    This session of the Possible’s Slow Fuse saw another full house as Dr. Kevin O’Neill led an interactive dialogue on the often-used analogy between theatre and teaching. The impressive turnout included cross-faculty representation.

  • March 14, 2019

    March 14, 2019

    Dr. Michelle Pidgeon offered a thought-provoking seminar on Feb. 20 for the From the Ground Up Scholarship Series, organized by the SFU Surrey Faculty of Education. Colleagues from Burnaby and Surrey campus also attended.

  • March 04, 2019

    March 04, 2019

    This Possible's Slow Fuse Dialogue session was a fertile exploration of how the visceral imagination interfaces across different practices: ranging from pen-turning with exotic woods, to teacher education, to dance, to somataphorical inquiry, to questions about the seat of the soul and embodied imagination.

  • December 11, 2018

    December 11, 2018

    Learning Environment Research (LER) uses research tools to seek students’ feedback about their personal and collective learning experiences in different contexts. Dr. David Zandvleit explains that diverse student experience is one reason for using diverse sets of research tools and protocols in LER.

  • October 29, 2018

    October 29, 2018

    Dr. Masahiro Minami’s act of envisioning the possible—for reconciliation in the aftermath of genocide—has wide-reaching implications. This article provides richness and emotional context for Dr. Minami’s work, which is particularly insightful for anyone working in the mental health field and in counseling.

  • September 24, 2019

    September 24, 2019

    At this From The Ground Up session, Dr. Engida Gebre shared his educational background as well as a bit about his past and current research projects focusing on STEM education, learning contexts, data literacy and representation. Follow the links to learn more about Dr. Engida’s research.