April 7, 2018

2018 EDAL Student-Research Presentations

PDF PROGRAM: 2018 Public Presentations Program

The pleasure of your company is requested at the Public Presentation of Graduate Research

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons
6445 University Boulevard

Please join us over coffee and muffins for introductions and an explanation of the day’s program.

 8:30 a.m.
Ponderosa Ballroom

Student presentations will begin at 9:00.
Refer to the following agenda for room numbers and our schedule.

Lunch 1:00
Ponderosa Ballroom
A celebratory lunch for students, faculty and discussants will be held in the Ballroom at 1:00

For further information please contact Dr. M. Waithman at marilynne.waithman@ubc,ca


SESSION 1   Room 1009   

Program Chair: Dr. Wendy Poole


9:00 – 10:00

Distributed Leadership: Conceptualization & Practice in B.C. Schools

Researcher:  Ursula John Whelpdale

Discussant: Ms. Dianne Turner


10:30 – 11:30

Repurposing Spaces in Schools to Encourage Social Interaction amongst Students

Researchers:  Ektaa Singh and Gordon Masi

Discussant: Dr. Steve Cardwell


12:00 – 1:00

Teachers’ Experiences Regarding the Inclusion of Aboriginal Knowledges in B.C.’s Redesigned Curriculum

 Researchers: Maimoona Saif, Ridab S. Wahsheh, and Ricardo H. Choez

Discussant: Dr. Cash Ahenakew

SESSION 2   Room 1001     

Program Chair: Dr. Elaine Decker


9:00 – 10:00

It Is All about Relationships: Using Technology to Help Create a Culture of Learning in Today’s Classrooms

 Researchers: Jeff Keen, Lindsay Dyck, and Jordan Howlett

Discussant:  Dr. Mark Edwards


10:30 – 11:30

Culturally-Relevant Financial Literacy Curriculum 

 Researcher:  Alisha Parashar

Discussant:  Dr. Gerald Fallon


12:00 – 1:00

How Involvement in Student Extracurricular Activities Impacts Secondary School Teachers

Researchers: Thomas Inkster, Kaitlin Neufeld, Stefanie Schoenfelder

Discussant: Dr. David Coulter

SESSION 3   Room 1002

Program Chair: Dr. Marilynne Waithman       


9:00 – 10:00   

Heartwork: Stories of Belonging, Reciprocity and Reconciliation through Warrior Club 

Researchers: Julianne Lee, Vivian Searwar, Brian Coleman

Discussant: Dr. Lyn Daniels


10:30 – 11:30   

Comprehensive Literature Review and Autoethnography on Teacher Collaboration, Self-Efficacy, and Job Satisfaction

Researchers: Jennifer Condonopoulos, Julie Popov and Kayla Carter

Discussant:  Ms. Lynn Archer


12:00 – 1:00  

Women in Educational Leadership

Researchers: Tracy Cramer, Jas Dosanjh, Sherry Li

Discussant:  Dr. Alison Taylor

SESSION 4   Ponderosa Ballroom

Program Chair: Dr. Monica Pamer  


9:00 – 10:00   

Real Stories of Real Teachers: Supports That Can Enhance Preservice and Early Career Educators’ Entry into Practice

Researchers: Courtney Bates, Kayla Hamalainen and Tonia MacGregor

Discussant:  Ms. Denise Johnson


10:30 – 11:30   

Growth Mindset and Educational Leadership

Researchers: Jugana Bikic and Cole Faulkner

Discussant:  Dr. Mohammed Shamsher


12:00 – 1:00  

Challenges and Benefits Associated with Involving Rewards in School-wide Prosocial Behaviour Programs: Administrator and Teacher Perspectives.

Researchers: Meghan E. Gomes, Karen E. Simpson and Haley S. Workun

Discussant:   Dr. Monica Pamer