Explore Our Research

Research and Teaching Focus

Our School encourages an interdisciplinary and broad based approach to education and technology studies and prides itself on integrating our research into our teaching practice, as demonstrated by School of Education and Technology Professor and Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology George Veletsianos's research work.

Our faculty are currently involved in the following research:

Dr. Jo Axe
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - self-assessment of contribution/participation
  • Community building online
  • Student engagement online
  • Openness in educational practice
Dr. Elizabeth Childs
  • Design, creation, implementation and innovation of flexible digital learning environments
  • Models for professional development
  • Openness in educational practice
  • Design thinking and maker movement
Dr. Frédéric Fovet
  • Change management and the integration of technology as a tool for inclusion in K-12 schools
  • The strategic implementation of UDL in the K-12 and post-secondary sectors
  • Professional development design for teachers on the topics of EBD and using UDL with international students
  • Mental health as a strategic issue in education
  • Using the social model of disability in schools to develop inclusive practices
Dr. Doug Hamilton
  • MLES Leadership Framework study
  • Institutional Identity and Learning and Teaching Frameworks
  • Development and Implementation of Dual Language Learning Programs
Dr. Tamara Leary
  • Online graduate student engagement
  • Canadian higher education scholarship
  • Issues and trends in higher education administration and leadership
  • Scholar-practitioner transitions
Dr. George Veletsianos
  • Online and digital learning
  • Education futures
  • Flexibility
  • Student and faculty experiences and practices
  • Open education
  • Networked scholarship and social media

The School of Education and Technology (SET) is also pleased to host a speaker series, SET Presents, where SET faculty and their colleagues share topics with an educational focus. See the SET Presents playlist here.