Canada Research Centre on Inclusive Education

Grad Student Research

McKenzie Vanderloon, Western University

McKenzie Vanderloon

Supervisor:

Dr. Jacqueline Specht

Research Topic:

The development of inclusive practices in beginning teachers.

Goals of Research:

To foster the academic and social success of all children, McKenzie has a strong interest in understanding the new teacher's perspective of teaching in a classroom with children of all abilities.

Research Findings Communication and Implementation Strategy:

McKenzie is looking forward to beginning her research in this area and contributing to presentations at Congress 2017.

McKenzie Vanderloon - Short Bio

Nicole Forest, Université de Moncton

Nicole Forest

Supervisor:

Dr. Angèla AuCoin

Research Topic:

Secondary school students' representations of diversity.

Goals of Research:

Interpreting the students' voice, experiences and reflections on the concept of diversity.

Research Findings Communication and Implementation Strategy:

Nicole has made a presentation of her research to date at the Laboratoire international sur l'inclusion scolaire (LISIS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Nicole Forest - Short Bio

Jen Poole, University of Victoria



Supervisor:

Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond

Research Topic:

Developing preservuice teachers' efficacy during their teacher education program.

Goals of Research:

Identifying the characteristics of preservice programs that lead to a stronger sense of teacher efficacy.

Research Findings Communication and Implementation Strategy:

Jen is pleased to join the Beginning Teachers Study team as a Research Assistant working on the Knowledge Mobilization aspect of the project.

Jen Poole - Short Bio