Dr. Jeffrey MacCormack

Dr. Jeffrey MacCormack

Dr. Jeffrey MacCormack is an associate professor of Educational Psychology and Inclusion at the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Education. He has been a teacher in inclusive classroom settings as well as in a classroom for students with profound disabilities. As a former classroom teacher, Dr. MacCormack's research on after-school programs, executive functions, social competence, and play-based learning is also informed by 10 years of experience teaching elementary students and many years of teaching post-secondary adult learners. His work has focused on creating spaces where youth can thrive. 

Dr. MacCormack prefers the pronouns “he” and “him.” You can contact him by email (jeffrey.maccormack@uleth.ca) or by phone (403-329-2433). 

Research interests

  • play-based learning 
  • social competence of youth with autism spectrum disorder 
  • inclusive classroom practice and perception 
  • perceptions of (dis)ability 
  • collaborating with parents of students with special needs 
  • school experiences of students with multiple and profound disabilities 

Current Course Topics

  • Educational Psychology of Exceptional Learners 
  • Research Methods 
  • Behaviour and Emotion in the Classroom 
  • Motivation 
  • Autism in the Classroom