Research

B.Ed student presents Tech Ed unit plan at Undergraduate Research Fair

First year Bachelor of Education (BEd) Technological Education student Sera Antheunis was one of 70 undergraduate students to present their research projects at York’s fourth annual multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, which took place on Mar ...

Inaugural Graduate Student Research Conference features high-profile speakers

The inaugural York University Graduate Student Research Conference in the Social Sciences and Humanities (GSRC), titled “Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations”, will feature two high-profile speakers during a two-day event, April 6 and 7. The ...

Action research project brings together participants for meaningful conversations about new teacher mentorship

After working with induction mentors with the New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) and partnering with Faculty of Education pre-service mentors, Dr. Lana Parker and Dr. Diane Vetter have cultivated an understanding of the value of both mentorship and t ...

In-house conference showcases research in the Faculty of Education

An in-house research mini-conference organized and facilitated by the Associate Dean of Research and Community in the Faculty of Education, brought together faculty members to showcase their individual research projects and to discuss the innovative wo ...

York U researchers rewrite the plot on gender inequity in gaming

New research led by doctoral student Stephanie Fisher with Faculty of Education Professor Jennifer Jenson, director of the Institute for Research on Digital Learning, examines some of the ways in which girls are set up as subordinate, in relation to bo ...

Professor Pam Millett makes advances in hearing project for northern youth

A $300,000 prize awarded earlier this year to a team of audiologists, educators and community members from Ontario and Nunavut, including York U Faculty of Education Professor Pam Millett, has made some impressive advances. The prize, which is a share ...

Results of the first ever National Youth Homelessness Survey released

The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University, A Way Home Canada and the Home Depot Canada Foundation announced late last week the results of the first ever National Youth Homelessness Survey in Canada. According to the groundbreaking new ...

Prof. Connie Mayer leads international research on advancing literacy for deaf children

Professor Connie Mayer in York U’s Faculty of Education has launched an international research initiative to enable deaf children to develop better societal understanding and more advanced social negotiation skills, leading to more intuitive written sk ...

York releases State of Homelessness in Canada report

Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report released last week in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the ...

New book unites the fields of educational technology and social justice

Daniel Becker, an Educational Developer in the Faculty of Education will be presenting his new book Technology for Transformation: Perspectives of Hope in the Digital Age at the 17th annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference in Cleveland, Ohio this wee ...