Adult Learning Academics & Research Expertise

Colleen Kawalilak

Colleen Kawalilak - Specialization Chair

  • Adult education and community development 
  • Comparative and international education
  • Diversity
  • Organizational well-being

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Olive Chapman

  • Mathematics education
  • Mathematical problem solving
  • Mathematics classroom inquiry-based discourse for mathematical thinking
  • Mathematics students' sense-making of mathematics
  • Mathematics teacher thinking, knowledge and learning/education

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Patricia Danyluk

Patricia Danyluk

  • Teacher education
  • Adult education
  • Aboriginal education
  • Practicum
  • Placement partnerships

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Janet Groen

Janet Groen

  • Adult/continuing education
  • Adult education and community development
  • Adult learning processes
  • Contemplative pedagogy
  • Environmental education

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Shibao Guo

Shibao Guo

  • Adult education and community development
  • Chinese immigrants in Canada
  • Citizenship and immigration
  • Comparative and international education
  • Ethnic relations in Canada

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Kaela Jubas

Kaela Jubas

  • Adult/continuing education
  • Adult education and community development
  • Adult learning processes
  • Citizenship
  • Gender studies 

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Gavin Peat

  • Outdoor and experiential Education
  • Comprehensive school health
  • Physical education

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Yvonne Poitras Pratt

Yvonne Poitras Pratt

  • Aboriginal education
  • Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Relations in Canada
  • Adult education and community development
  • Arts education
  • Collaborative research methods

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H. Douglas Sewell

H. Douglas Sewell

  • Academic and intellectual engagement
  • Adult education
  • Adult learning processes
  • English as a foreign language (EFL)
  • Post-secondary student learning and development

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M. Elisa Vandenborn

M. Elisa Vandenborn

  • Aboriginal education 
  • Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Relations in Canada 
  • Adult learning 
  • Collaborative research methods 
  • Critical pedagogy 

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