Our Researchers – Talks and Papers in November

Peter Jaffe and Ray Hughes published an article in the Fall issue of the OSSTF Forum, Preventing Violence Against Girls, Vol. 34, Issue 3, Fall 2008.  

Peter Jaffe was widely quoted on the issue of Ontario Government’s proposed reforms to protect women affected by domestic abuse. Peter was interviewed and quoted in the London Free Press, the Globe & Mail and on CBC Radio on November 25.

Shelley Taylor presented a paper: Learning to crack the code: Strategies developed by minority language children for second and third language learning in a school setting, at the TESL Ontario Conference “Strategies for Language Learning and Teaching” in Toronto on November 14.  

Maureen Smith is quoted in the December, 2008 edition of Professionally Speaking. The article, The Core of the Matter, by Michael Salvatori is Part 1 of “Change is the constant for French as a Second Language in Ontario.”

Allan Pitman travelled to Singapore to attend the final planning session of the World Education Research Association (WERA) on November 24 and 25. The newly formed WERA will link to education associations around the world and will support the establishment of a group of education researchers where infrastructure does not exist. From Singapore, Allan flew off to South Korea on the 26th to deliver the keynote speech at the Asia Pacific Research Association Conference. His topic was Capacity Building in South East Asian Universities: International Challenges

Ron Hansen attended the 5th Biennial International Conference on Technology Education Research in Queensland, Australia from November 26-29 presenting his paper entitled Technical Innovation Research Project.

Rebecca Coulter gave an invited presentation, Where the Boys Are: Learning from Young Men, to the Canadian Safe Schools Network conference on November 25 in Toronto.

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