Thesis defences and seminars

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List of thesis defences and seminars

2016-2017

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Lorena Ruci
Title: "Does parental bonding and its interaction with child temperment influence facial affect recognition in high-risk offspring for developing anxiety disorders?"
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. Nick Gazzola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Alexander Davis
Title: "The Reagan Administration as the Origin of the Shift
from Citizen to Consumer Building in American Education"
Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: LMX 388 (Pavillon Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Joel Westheimer

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Julia Halar
Title: "Assessment Strategies in Higher Education: A Case Study of
Conestoga College's Fitness and Health Promotion Program"
Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Examiners: Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. Timothy Wood

Soutenance de thèse MA:
Candidate: Chelsea Larock
Titre : "On Becoming a Writer: Collected Stories"
Date : mercredi, 26 juillet 2017
Heure : 14h00
Endroit : LMX 388 (Pavillon Lamoureux, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Président : Dr. Peter Milley
Directeur de thèse : Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Examinatrices : Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Patricia Palulis

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Katrina Isacsson
Title: Effectiveness and Outcomes Relative to Ontario's Transition Planning Practices for Students with Exceptionalities
Date: Monday July 24, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Mozynah Nofal
Title: "For Our Children: A research study on Syrian refugees' schooling experiences in Ottawa"
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Room: FSS5028 (Faculty of Social Sciences building, 120 University)
Chair: Dr. Christine Tippett
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Emily Wills, Dr. Peter Milley

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Maria Bastien
Title: Mapping Literacies in the Context of Newcomer Family Relationships with HIPPY Home Visitors
Date: Thursday,July 13, 2017  
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Frans De Bruyn (Faculty of Arts)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Masny
External Examiner: Dr. Veronica Pacini-Katchabaw (Western University, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Richard Barwell

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jennifer Smith
Title: "Application du test de concordance: étude exploratoire du développement de la compétence à évaluer les élèves chez les enseignants"
Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. André Samson
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Diana Koszycki, Dr. Michel Laurier

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Gloria Romero
Title: Novice Teachers of English: Participants and Approach to Teaching in School Communities of Practice in Chile
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Cheryl Webster (Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of criminology)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
External Examiner: Dr. Thomas Farrell (Brook University)
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Michel Laurier
 

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Joel Thibeault
Title: Regard socioconstructiviste sur le développement de la compétence lexicomorphogrammique qui permet l'accord du verbe en nombre chez des élèves
de la fin de l'ordre élémentaire dans le Sud-Ouest ontarien
Date: Tuesday,June 27, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: VNR 1050 (Pavillon Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Alain-François Bisson (Faculty of Law (Section Civil Law)
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Carole Fleuret / Dr. Pascale Lefrançois (Université de Montréal)
External Examiner: Dr. Marie-Andrée Lord (Université Laval, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Francis Bangou, Dr. Alain Desrochers, Dr. Michel Laurier
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Camila Velez
Title: "An Exploration of the Counselling Experiences of Women who Work in the Indoor Sex Industry"
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: To be determined
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. David paré

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Sarah Linkletter
Title: "The Effects of Social Desirability on Situational Judgement Tests in Organizational Selection"
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Katherine Moreau, Dr. Peter Milley

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Julie Dick
Title: "The Influence of Competitiveness on Aggression and Peer Rejection in Youth over Time"
Date: Friday, June 9, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. Diana Koszycki, Dr. Nick Gazzola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Tatiana Peres Toledo
Title: "A phenomenological approach to understand the experiences of teachers who value listening to student mathematical reasoning"
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Room: FSS 1005 **Room change**(Faculty Social Sciences, 120 University Private)

Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Barbara Graves
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Richard Barwell

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Lisa Howell
Title: "Reconciliation in Action and the Community Learning Centres of Québec: The experiences of teachers and coordinators engaged in First Nations, Inuit and Métis social justice projects"
Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: FSS 5025 (Faculty Social Sciences, 120 University Private)
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richad Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Ruth Kane

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Sabrina Fontaine
Title: "Parent and Youth Discrepency Ratings of Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescents: The Moderating Role of Family Functionning"
Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: LMX 387 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Dr. Jessica Whitley

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Roxane Lamothe
Title: "Leadership de la direction d'école dans la mise en place et la progression des communautés d'apprentissage professionnelles
dans quatre écoles francophones de l'Ontario: études multicas"
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Carole Fleuret
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Louis Trudel

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Sawsane El Amiri
Title: "Etiological Beliefs about Illness in Panic Disorder: Relationship with Baseline
Demographic and Clinical Characteristics and Impact on Treatment Response"
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: LMX 405 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, Dr. André Samson

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Mariama Fall
Title: Éducation post-primaire et retombées des compétences acquises en situation humanitaire: le cas de jeunes Maliens réfugiés au Niger
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Carole Fleuret
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Stephen Baranyi, Dr. Liliane Dionne, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Enyonam (Brigitte) Norgbey
Title: Women in science and technology in higher education in Ghana: Policy environments and experiences
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Donatille Mujawamariya, Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Rebecca Tiessen

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Abigail Free
Title: "Longitudinal Associations between Psychopathy, Bullying, Homophobic
Taunting, and Sexual Harassment in Adolescence"
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 10:00 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. David Smith

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Narges Khazraei
Title: "Persistence in Engaging in Formal Mindfulness Practice"
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: E-155 A (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Barbara Graves
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Paré
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Dr. Nick Gazzola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Katherine Dubeau
Title: "Bias in parental reports? The moderating effect of parents' childhood peer victimization
on their reports of their child's current experiences with bullying and depression symptoms"
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. David Smith

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Edward (Randy) Purse
Title: Team learning, Emergence and Transformation: An Instrumental Case Study
Date: Monday,March 6, 2017  
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: LPR 284 (129  Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Michelle Fortier (School of Human Kinetics)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Maurice Taylor
External Examiner: Dr. Peter Sawchuk (University of Toronto, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Stephanie Chitpin, Dr. Angus McMurtry

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Jesse Butler
Title: (Re) Framing Citizenship in Urban Schools: Pluralism Enactment, and the Ontario Citizenship Curriculum
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook (excused), Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Peter Milley
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Brianna McElroy
Title: "Pre-service teachers' perspectives: Discussion boards to foster critical thinking and knowledge growth"
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Michelle Schira Hagerman
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stephanie Chiptin
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Peter Milley

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Marie-Pier Bastien
Title: "Exploration des pratiques de littératie familiales chez des élèves hispanophones scolarisés en première année en Outaouais"
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Liliane Dionne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Carole Fleuret
Examiners: Dr. Marie-Josée Vignola, Dr. Francis Bangou

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Marie-Ève Skelling
Title: Une finalité commune au travail du corps: l'étude des expériences de formation de l'acteur au regard de la théorie de l'activité
selon des professeurs de voix, d'interprétation et de mouvement
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017  
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Bénédicte Fontaine-Bisson (School of Nutritional Sciences)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Mariette Théberge
External Examiner: Dr. Marie-Josée Plouffe (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières)
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Nathalie Gagnon
Title: Portrait de l'accompagnement mentoral au regard de l'agir
compétent des enseignants-mentors oeuvrant dans le cadre du Programme
d'insertion professionnelle du nouveau personnel enseignant (PIPNPE) de l'Ontario
Date: Monday, December 5, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. André Tremblay (Sociological and Anthropological Studies)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire Duchesne
External Examiner: Dr. Stéphane Martineau (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Marie-Josée Dumoulin (Université de Sherbrooke, by videoconference, Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Mariette Théberge

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Lynnda Proulx
Title: L'expérience étudiante d'immigrants de première génération à travers leur processus d'intégration réussie
au collégial en contexte francophone minoritaire
Date: Tuesday,November 22, 2016  
Time: 10:30 am
Room: LPR 286 (Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Milena Parent (School of Human Kinetics)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire Duchesne
External Examiner: Dr. Fasal Kanouté
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Megan Lummiss
Title: "Self-Perceptions of Twice-Exceptional Students: The Influence of Labels and Educational Placement on Self-Concept for G/LD Post-Secondary Students"
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Room: FSS 5027 (Faculty of Social Sciences building, 120 University)
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Examiners: Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. Cynthia Morawski

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Erin Kraft
Title: "Exploring the Experiences of Coaching Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Canadian Aquatic Programs "
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Time: 9:30 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Christine Tippett
Thesis co-supervisors: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Christina De Simone
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. Rebecca Lloyd

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Alireza Sobhanmanesh
Title: International Student Transition into College Life in Canada: Using a Self-Perspective to Examine Learners, Teacher and Le Motivational Change
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Peter Milley
Thesis Co-supervisors: Dr. Stephanie Arnott, Dr. Richard Barwell
Examiners: Dr. Francis Bangou, Dr. Douglas Fleming, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Nidhal Qwai
Title: "Language Register in Written Feedback to Graduate Students"
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Maurice Taylor

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Stephanie Ferrao
Title: ""Citizenship is what you are, what you do and how you appear in front of other people in [the] society you live": Lessons on
gendered citizenship in a Tanzanian School"
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Christina De Simone
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Richard Maclure

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Andrea Too
Title: "Lived Experiences of parents of Children with Polyposis Diagnoses: Advocating Healing Relationships "
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. André Samson
Examiners: Dr. Katherine Moreau, Dr. Janice Barkey, Dr. Eva Tomiak

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Laura Nemoy
Title: "Experiencing Resonance: Choral singing in medical education"
Date: Monday, October 31, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Examiners: Dr. Katherine Moreau, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jessica Durepos
Title: "The linguistic positionings of the French immersion speaker: A post-secondary context"
Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Chitpin
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Jérémie Séror, Dr. Francis Bangou

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Houda Sabra
Title: Cracking the conventional: Journeying through a bricolage of multiliteracies in an International Languages Program
Date: Thursday October 6, 2016
Time: 9:30 am
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Peter Milley
Thesis co-supervisors: Dr. Pierre Boubreau / Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Matt Brillinger
Title: "Educational Park Planning in Berkeley, California, 1965-1968"
Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Tim Stanley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Lorna McLean

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jean Roger Alphonse
Title: Étude des transformations des représentations des futurs enseignants issus de l'immigration, quant à leur systèmes de valeurs en milieu scolaire
Date: Thursday,September 22, 2016  
Time: 2:00 pm
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Martin Bilodeau (Physiotherapy Program)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
External Examiner: Dr. Joséphine Mukamurera (Université de Sherbrooke)
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Martine Peters (Université du Québec en Outaouais), Dr. Mariette Théberge

2015-2016

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jacqueline Synard
Title: The Experience of Well-being Following Job Loss: A Case Study
Date: Tuesday,August 30, 2016  
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall)
Chair: Dr. Diane Culver (School of Human Kinetics)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicola Gazzola
External Examiner: Dr. Norman Amundsen (University of British Columbia)
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet (excused), Dr. David Smith, Dr. Anne Thériault

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Mohamed Elfatih Ibrahim Mustafa
Title: The Impact of Science Teachers' Metacognition on Their Planning Choice of Technology-Mediated Inquiry-Based Activities
Date: Thursday,Augus 18, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall)
Chair: Dr. Diane St-Marie (School of Human Kinetics)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Louis Trudel
External Examiner: Dr. Mijung Kim (University of Alberta)
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Christine Tippett, Dr. David Trumpower
 

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Alishia Valeri
Title: Educating about and for food security through environmental education: A qualitative study of Teacher education programs in Ontario
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Barbara Graves
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Giuliano Reis
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Peter Milley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Barbara Szijarto
Title: Mediated Sensemaking: Adaptive Learning with Social Interventions
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bradley Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Peter Milley, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. John Sylvestre

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Ivana Pavic
Title: "The Adoption of Online Educatio for the Delivery of Graduate Business
Programs in Canadian AACSB Accredited Business Schools: Exploring the Influence of Enabling and Constraining Forces on Institutional Change"
Date: Thursday,July 14, 2016  
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: FSS 5028 (Social Sciences Building, 120 University Private)
Chair: Rebecca Tiessen (Développement international et mondialisation)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Swee Gohl
External Examiner: Dr. Cheryl-Anne Poth (University of Alberta)
Examiners: Dr. Bradley Cousins, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Maurice Taylor

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kieran Faw
Title: "striving Towards an Understanding of Experienced Science Teachers' Perception of the Usefulness and Effective Integration of
Technology in their Classroom"
Date: Monday, July 4, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall)
Chair: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Louis Trudel
Examiners: Dr. Douglas Fleming, Dr. Giuliano Reis

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Yasmine Abtahi
Title: "Things Kids Think With: The Role of the Physical Properties of Mathematical Tools in Children's Learning in the Context of Addition of Fractions"
Date: Wednesday,June 29, 2016  
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Mahmoud Masaeli (School of International Developement and Global Studies)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
External Examiner: Dr. Tom Kieren (University of Alberta)
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Ruth Kane
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Carrie Learned
Title: "Mathématiques en français, Math in English: Discourse in an Elementary School French Immersion Classroom"
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Rabab Alharbi
Title: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD Discourses in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Cameron Montgomery
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Maria Rogers, Dr. Jessica Whitley
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Brigitte Murray
Title: "Le rapport à l'écrit en français et en anglais d'étudiants francophones universitaires issus d'un milieu francophone minoritaire"
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Marie-Josée Vignola
Examiners: Dr. Carole Fleuret, Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Kelly Kilgour
Title: Fostering Patient Involvement within Interprofessional Health Teams: Collaborative Research Proposal
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Examiners: Dr. Maurice Taylor, Dr. Katherine Moreau, Dr. Peter Milley
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Joanne Tucker
Title: "In Name Only? An exploration of the operationalization of empowerment outcomes in transformative participatory evaluations"
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Michelle Hagerman
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bradley Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Peter Milley, Dr. Richard Maclure

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Tessandra Swanson
Title: "Gone with the wind: What composers learn from creating music for young musicians"
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kelly McKie
Title: "A Case Study of a High School Mathematics Professional Learning Community in Ontario"
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane (videoconference), Dr. Joel Westheimer

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Lori Lynn Penny
Title: Mind the Gap: An Integration of Art and Science in Music Theory Pedagogy
Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Roxane Prevost
Examiners: Dr. Phillip Murray Dineen, Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. Mariette Théberge

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Julie Comber
Title: "North Rupununi Wildlife Clubs: Makushi Amerindians' Perceptions of Environmental Education and Positive Youth Developement in Guyana"
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016  
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Ronald-Frans Melchers (Criminology)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bernie Andrews
External Examiner: Dr. Lisa Taylor (Bishop's University)
Examiners: Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook (by videoconference), Dr. Giuliano Reis

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Méralyne Fleurant
Title: Représentation sociales du concept d'inclusion chez les étudiants du baccalauréat en éducation de l'Université d'Ottawa
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Anne-Marie Dionne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Phyllis Dalley
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Raymond Leblanc
 

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Michael Fairbrother
Title: Early Reading Teachers' Perceptions of the Influence of Their Early Reading Professional Learning Experiences on Their Classroom Instruction
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Examiners: Dr. Brad Cousins, Dr. Alain Desrochers, Dr. Ruth Kane

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Hoa Truong-White
Title: Local Narratives of Global Citizenships: Digital Storytelling and virtual Intercultural Learning
Date: Thursday April 28, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: C-102 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Michelle Schira Hagerman, Dr. Richard Maclure

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Yogendra Bhattarai
Title: A Grounded Theory of High-stakes Assessment System Reform: The Case of School Leaving Certificate (SLC) Exam in Nepal
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Christine Tippett
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Michel Laurier
Examiners: Dr. Christine Surrtamm, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. Katherine Moreau

PhD Thesis Seminar
Candidate: Ashley Campbell
Title: "Be/longing to places: The pedagogical possibilities and his/her/stories of shifting cultural identities"
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Peter Milley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Lorna McLean
 

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Christine Blain-Arcaro
Title: "Longitudinal Associations Between Externalizing Problems and Depression in Children and Adolescents
Date: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Campus Lees, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Christine Bruckert (Criminology)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
External Examiner: Dr. Wendy Troop-Gordon (North Dakota State University)
Examiners: Dr. David Smith, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Diana Koszycki
 

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Eugenia Vasilopoulos
Title: "Researching Plagiarism and Technology in Second Language Writing: "Becomings""
Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Campus Lees, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Christina De Simone
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Francis Bangou
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Diana Masny, Dr. Stephanie Arnott (excused)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Kate Svensson
Title: "Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in Program Evaluation Practice: Pathways to Interaction and Process Use"
Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: CBY c-206 (Colonel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Brad Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Katherine Moreau

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Tasha Ausman
Title: "Contested Sujectivities: Loving, Hating, and Learning Mathematics"
Date: Monday, March 21, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Room: FSS 5028 (Faculty of Social Science Building, 120 University)
Chair: Dr. Barbara Graves
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

Soutenance de thèse MA:
Candidate: Graeme Lachance
Titre : Living pedagogies of a game-master: An autoethnographic education of liminal moments
Date : mercredi, 2 mars 2016
Heure : 13h00
Endroit : LPR 284, (Pavillon Louis-Pasteur, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Président : Dr. David Trumpower
Directrice de thèse : Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examinateurs : Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconference), Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Abdulhakim Moalimishak
Title: Fostering Social Capital Among At-Risk Students in an Alternative Education Program: A Qualitative Study
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: CBY c-206, (Colonel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (videoconference), Dr. Maurice Taylor

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Amanda Helleman
Title: The Cortisol Awakening Response in Children and Adolescents with a Parental History of Anxiety
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Campus Lees, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Chitpin
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Catherine Bielajew, Dr. David Smith

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: David Pratt
Title: Linguistic, Socio-Cultural, and Academic Experiences of Chinese International Students
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Campus Lees, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Maclure

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Mary Shorten
Title: The Impact of Meditation Practice on Teachers' Personal and Professional Lives
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Room: FSS 5028 (Social Sciences building, 120 University)
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Diana Koszycki, Dr. Patricia Palulis

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Thursica Kovinthan
Title: Education for social cohesion? A gender analysis of citizenship education in post-war Sri Lanka
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Stephen Baranyi

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kristof Avramsson
Title: Men Knitting: A Queer Pedagogy
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: HGN 105, Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion
Chair: Dr. Luc Juillet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
External Examiner: Dr. Carl Leggo (University of British Columbia, by Videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Mariette Théberge

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Naveed Murtaza
Title: Perceptions of Students with Learning Disabilities Learning Science: A Narrative Study
Date: Monday, January 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kane
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Donatille Mujawamariya
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Giuliano Reis, Dr. Carole Sénéchal

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Emily Hladkowicz
Title: Exploring Participants' Experiences of an 8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in the Context of Adapting
to Living with Chronic Pain
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Thesis supervisor: Dr. André Samson
Examiners: Dr. David Paré, Dr. Patricia Poulin (Ottawa Hospital)

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Anton Birioukov
Title: Attending to absentees: An investigation of attendance management practices in four urban alternative schools
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Maurice Taylor
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Maclure

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Farzaneh Salehi Kahrizsangi
Title: Home, away from home: A hermeneutic approach to L2 metaphor understanding
Date: Monday, December 14, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Christine Tippett
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
Examiners: Dr. Stephanie Arnott (excused), Dr. Francis Bangou, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Janelle Rekman
Title: "The Development of a Workplace-Based Surgical Clinic Assessment Tool"
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stanley Hamstra (by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Timothy Wood, Dr. Éric Dionne
 

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Doug Tateishi
Title: "Realizing the Promise of Diversity: Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy"
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 273 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Barbara Graves
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconference), Dr. Peter Milley (by videoconference), Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Roméo Fola
Title: "Articulation des principes d'évaluation dans les guides pédagogiques de science et technologie de l'Ontario au cycle intermédiaire"
Date: Monday, November 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus,200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Marielle Simon / Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Liliane Dionne, Dr. Dany Laveault

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Beth Peddle
Title: "The Realities of Stakeholders' Evaluation Experiences in a Low-Resourced Nonprofit Organization: A Phenomenological Study"
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Examiners: Dr. Nicola Gazzola, Dr. Bradley Cousins

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Trista Hollweck
Title: "Mentoring and Coaching Communities of Practice: A case study of the experience of mentor-coaches in the Western Québec School Board"
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Cameron Montgomery
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Joel Westheimer

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Mary Land
Title: "Writer's work/place: The non/fictional pedagogical possibilities of the Canadian Landscape"
Date: Monday, November 23, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus,200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Desiree Streit
Title: "Learning to Teach-in-relation: Community Service Learning, Phenomenology, and the Medicine Wheel"
Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 Lees (200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Examiners: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Giuliano Reis

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Gabrielle Berube
Title: "French Immersion Teachers' Experiences with the Factors that Influence Student Attrition"
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: Hamelin 145 (70 University, Used to be the Arts building)
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Francis Bangou
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Marie-Josée Vignola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Rowena Linton
Title: "Narratives of Young Black Women: Using Successful journeys to examine students' experiences of secondary schooling"
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: FSS 5027 Faculty of Social Sciences (120 University)
Chair: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Ruth Kane

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Agata Soroko
Title: "Poverty in U.S. and Canadian Financial Literacy Curriculum Frameworks: A Critical Discourse Analysis"
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 477 Lamoureux Hall
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kane
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Wesheimer
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Tyler Chamberlin

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Shehzad Ghani
Title: Role of Learning Management Systems for Formative Assessment in Higher Learning
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Colla J MacDonald, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Douglas Archibald

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Diana Lefebvre
Title: Client Perspectives of Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders in Community Practice Settings
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: CBY c-206, Colonnel By Hall
Chair: Phillip Dineen
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cristelle Audet
External Examiner: Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew (University of Calgary, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. David Paré, Dr. Anne Thériault
 

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Shenin Yazdanian
Title: "To the Actress' Body-Image-Text: Exploring Female Adolescents on Facebook and Concurrent Identity Formation"
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus (200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Jérémie Séror
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by skype)
External Examiner: Dr. Michael Hoechsmann (Lakehead University)
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Carole Fleuret (excused)

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Nichole Grant
Title: A cyborgian antiracism: Reprogramming antiracist education in the digital age
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Peter Milley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconference), Dr. Chad Gaffield, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
 

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Steven McKibbin
Title: (Re)-Examining the Influence of Program Placement on the Academic Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Brad Cousins (by videoconference), Dr. David Trumpower, Maria Rogers(School of psychology)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Isabelle Raîche
Title: "Observational Learning of Junior Residents during Surgery: Exploring Promoters and Barriers to Learning and Assessment"
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: CBY C-206 - Colonnel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Tim Wood, Dr. Stanley Hamstra (by videoconference)

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kate Gignac
Title: Counsellors negotiating professional identity in the midst of exogenous change: A case study
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Room: LPR 284, Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur
Chair: To be determined
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicola Gazzola
External Examiner: Dr. Richard Young (University of British Columbia, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. Jessica Whitley (by videoconference), Dr. David Smith

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Colin Widdifield
Title: Post-secondary students with obsessive-compulsive disorder: An interpretative phenomenological approach linking persistence and quality of life insights
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. David Spinello
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
External Examiner: Dr. Christine Purdon (University of Waterloo)
Examiners: Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. Cynthia Morawski (excused), Dr. Maurice Taylor
 

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jonathan Weber
Title: "At Your Fingertips: A Case Study Exploring the Effects of Sharing Digital Video Teaching Tips within a Learning Community of Family Medicine Professionals"
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
Examiners: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Eddy Kamali Kageruka
Title: "La diversité ethnoculturelle dans les manuels de sciences du secondaire de l'Ontario"
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Donatille Mujawamariya
Examiners: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr. Louis Trudel

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Chris Dasilva
Title: Youth Agency and the Efficacy of Basic Education in Tanzania: An Inquiry into Post-primary School Structuration
Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Room: CYB C-206, Colonnel By Hall
Chair: Dr. roland Pongou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
External Examiner: Dr. Budd Hall(University of Victoria, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Giuliano Reis

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Karen Bouchard
Title: With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Experiences of Victimization within Friendships during Adolescence
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015,
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Arnott
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Smith
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Cristelle Audet, Tina Daniels (Carleton University)

2014-2015

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: David Pratt
Title: Linguistic, Socio-Cultural, and Academic Experiences of Chinese International Students
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Campus Lees, 200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Maclure

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Abdulhakim Moalimishak
Title: Fostering Social Capital Among At-Risk Students in an Alternative Education Program: A Qualitative Study
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: CBY c-206, (Colonel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (videoconference), Dr. Maurice Taylor

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Mary Shorten
Title: The Impact of Meditation Practice on Teachers' Personal and Professional Lives
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Room: FSS 5028 (Social Sciences building, 120 University)
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Diana Koszycki, Dr. Patricia Palulis

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Thursica Kovinthan
Title: Education for social cohesion? A gender analysis of citizenship education in post-war Sri Lanka
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Stephen Baranyi

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kristof Avramsson
Title: Men Knitting: A Queer Pedagogy
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: HGN 105, Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion
Chair: Dr. Luc Juillet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
External Examiner: Dr. Carl Leggo (University of British Columbia, by Videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Mariette Théberge

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Naveed Murtaza
Title: Perceptions of Students with Learning Disabilities Learning Science: A Narrative Study
Date: Monday, January 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kane
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Donatille Mujawamariya
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Giuliano Reis, Dr. Carole Sénéchal

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Emily Hladkowicz
Title: Exploring Participants' Experiences of an 8-Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in the Context of Adapting
to Living with Chronic Pain
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Thesis supervisor: Dr. André Samson
Examiners: Dr. David Paré, Dr. Patricia Poulin (Ottawa Hospital)

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Anton Birioukov
Title: Attending to absentees: An investigation of attendance management practices in four urban alternative schools
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Maurice Taylor
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Maclure

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Farzaneh Salehi Kahrizsangi
Title: Home, away from home: A hermeneutic approach to L2 metaphor understanding
Date: Monday, December 14, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Christine Tippett
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
Examiners: Dr. Stephanie Arnott (excused), Dr. Francis Bangou, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Janelle Rekman
Title: "The Development of a Workplace-Based Surgical Clinic Assessment Tool"
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stanley Hamstra (by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Timothy Wood, Dr. Éric Dionne

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Doug Tateishi
Title: "Realizing the Promise of Diversity: Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy"
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 273 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Barbara Graves
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconference), Dr. Peter Milley (by videoconference), Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Roméo Fola
Title: "Articulation des principes d'évaluation dans les guides pédagogiques de science et technologie de l'Ontario au cycle intermédiaire"
Date: Monday, November 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus,200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Marielle Simon / Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Liliane Dionne, Dr. Dany Laveault

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Beth Peddle
Title: "The Realities of Stakeholders' Evaluation Experiences in a Low-Resourced Nonprofit Organization: A Phenomenological Study"
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Katherine Moreau
Examiners: Dr. Nicola Gazzola, Dr. Bradley Cousins

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Trista Hollweck
Title: "Mentoring and Coaching Communities of Practice: A case study of the experience of mentor-coaches in the Western Québec School Board"
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Cameron Montgomery
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Joel Westheimer

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Mary Land
Title: "Writer's work/place: The non/fictional pedagogical possibilities of the Canadian Landscape"
Date: Monday, November 23, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 (Lees Campus,200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Desiree Streit
Title: "Learning to Teach-in-relation: Community Service Learning, Phenomenology, and the Medicine Wheel"
Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 Lees (200 Lees Ave)
Chair: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Examiners: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Giuliano Reis

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Gabrielle Berube
Title: "French Immersion Teachers' Experiences with the Factors that Influence Student Attrition"
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: Hamelin 145 (70 University, Used to be the Arts building)
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Francis Bangou
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Marie-Josée Vignola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Rowena Linton
Title: "Narratives of Young Black Women: Using Successful journeys to examine students' experiences of secondary schooling"
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: FSS 5027 Faculty of Social Sciences (120 University)
Chair: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Ruth Kane

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Agata Soroko
Title: "Poverty in U.S. and Canadian Financial Literacy Curriculum Frameworks: A Critical Discourse Analysis"
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 477 Lamoureux Hall
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kane
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Wesheimer
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Tyler Chamberlin

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Shehzad Ghani
Title: Role of Learning Management Systems for Formative Assessment in Higher Learning
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Colla J MacDonald, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Douglas Archibald

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Diana Lefebvre
Title: Client Perspectives of Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders in Community Practice Settings
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: CBY c-206, Colonnel By Hall
Chair: Phillip Dineen
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cristelle Audet
External Examiner: Dr. Shelly Russell-Mayhew (University of Calgary, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. David Paré, Dr. Anne Thériault

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Shenin Yazdanian
Title: "To the Actress' Body-Image-Text: Exploring Female Adolescents on Facebook and Concurrent Identity Formation"
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus (200 Lees Ave.)
Chair: Jérémie Séror
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by skype)
External Examiner: Dr. Michael Hoechsmann (Lakehead University)
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Carole Fleuret (excused)

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Nichole Grant
Title: A cyborgian antiracism: Reprogramming antiracist education in the digital age
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Peter Milley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconference), Dr. Chad Gaffield, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Steven McKibbin
Title: (Re)-Examining the Influence of Program Placement on the Academic Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Brad Cousins (by videoconference), Dr. David Trumpower, Maria Rogers(School of psychology)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Isabelle Raîche
Title: "Observational Learning of Junior Residents during Surgery: Exploring Promoters and Barriers to Learning and Assessment"
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: CBY C-206 - Colonnel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Tim Wood, Dr. Stanley Hamstra (by videoconference)

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kate Gignac
Title: Counsellors negotiating professional identity in the midst of exogenous change: A case study
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Room: LPR 284, Louis-Pasteur Hall, 129 Louis-Pasteur
Chair: To be determined
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicola Gazzola
External Examiner: Dr. Richard Young (University of British Columbia, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. Jessica Whitley (by videoconference), Dr. David Smith

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Colin Widdifield
Title: Post-secondary students with obsessive-compulsive disorder: An interpretative phenomenological approach linking persistence and quality of life insights
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123, Lees Campus, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. David Spinello
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
External Examiner: Dr. Christine Purdon (University of Waterloo)
Examiners: Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. Cynthia Morawski (excused), Dr. Maurice Taylor

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jonathan Weber
Title: "At Your Fingertips: A Case Study Exploring the Effects of Sharing Digital Video Teaching Tips within a Learning Community of Family Medicine Professionals"
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
Examiners: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Eddy Kamali Kageruka
Title: "La diversité ethnoculturelle dans les manuels de sciences du secondaire de l'Ontario"
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Donatille Mujawamariya
Examiners: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr. Louis Trudel

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Chris Dasilva
Title: Youth Agency and the Efficacy of Basic Education in Tanzania: An Inquiry into Post-primary School Structuration
Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Room: CYB C-206, Colonnel By Hall
Chair: Dr. roland Pongou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
External Examiner: Dr. Budd Hall(University of Victoria, by videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Giuliano Reis

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Karen Bouchard
Title: With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Experiences of Victimization within Friendships during Adolescence
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015,
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Arnott
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Smith
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Cristelle Audet, Tina Daniels (Carleton University)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jessica Duerksen
Title: "It's festival time again": Sounding tensions with/in an a/r/tographical inquiry into participation in competition music festivals
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Ruth Kane
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Jill Lazarus
Title: Techonology in Mathematics Classroom Assessment: A Collaborative Practitioner Inquiry into the Problems and Possibilities
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015,
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: C-123 LEES, 200 Lees Ave.
Chair: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Examiners: Dr. RIchard Barwell (by videoconference), Dr. Cathy Bruce (by videoconference), Dr. David Trumpower

Phd Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: France Gagnon
Title: Using measurement principles to enhance the construct validity of program evaluations
Date: Monday, August 24, 2015,
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: FSS 5028, Social Sciences Building, 120 University
Chair: Dr. Bernie Andrews
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Brad Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Katherine Moreau, Dr. David Smith, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Maha Alkhudair
Title: Unveiling Artists: Saudi Female Artists Life Stories
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim (videoconference)
Examiners: Dr.Douglas Fleming, Dr. Rebecca Lloyd, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

Phd Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kristin Reimer
Title: Restorative Justice as a Window into Relationships: Student Experiences of Social Control and Social Engagement in Scotland and Canada
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015,
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Véronique Strimelle
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
External Examiner: Professor Dorothy Vaandering (Memorial University)
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Ruth Kane, David Smith (excused), Joel Westheimer (by videoconference)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Robert Head
Title: The concept and lived experience of the notion of "cool" for myself and for young adolescents: In-between life-writing and interpretive study
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr Patricia Palulis

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Christina Callingham
Title: Youth Engagment in Northern Communities: A Narrative Exploration of Aboriginal Youth Participation in a Positive Youth Development Program
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Stéphane Levesque
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Examiners: Dr. David Paré, Dr Richard Maclure


MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Angèle Landriault
Title: Perceived contributions of team members in post-graduate medical education: A case study of learning interprofessional collaboration
during a critical care rotation
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Examiners: Dr. Frances Fothergill-Bourbonnais (Faculty of Nursing), Dr Colla Jean MacDonald (Videoconferencing)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jennifer Thake
Title: Does increased self-compassion improve social anxiety symptomology? Results from a mindfulness-based intervention for social anxiety disorder
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Nick Gazzola
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Kelley Raab, Dr David Smith

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Sait Atas
Title: Effect of formative feedback via interactive concept maps on informal inferential reasoning and conceptual understanding of ANOVA
Date: Monday, June 29, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, Dr. Timothy Goldsmith (University of Mexico, video/teleconference)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Emmanuel Israel (Taiwo)
Title: A study to investigate the relationship among flow, social interaction and ICT skills with older adults during gameplay
Date: Monday, June 22, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Kelsey Knowles
Title: Living pedagogical moments between curriculum-as-lived and curriculum-as-plan: A phenomenological inquiry into the tensions of teacher education
Date: Monday, June 22, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Examiners: Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence: (room change)
Candidate: Andrew Francis
Title: Paths of becoming: A hermeneutic phenomenological inquiry into teacher candidate professional self-understanding
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Peter Bischoff
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
External Examiner: Dr. David Jardine (University of Calgary)
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr.Richard Barwell, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Defence: (Time Change)
Candidate: Alessandra Iozzo-Duval
Title: "Silent Citizens: Citizenship Education, Disability and d/Deafness at the Ontario Institution for the Education of the Deaf, 1870-1914"
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: CBY C206 (Colonel-By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr.Pierre Brochu<br />Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
External Examiner: Dr. Amy von Heyking (University of Lethbridge, by videoconference
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Timothy Stanley, Dr. Joel Westheimer

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Hugh Kellam
Title: A Conceptual Framework to Guide the Design, Delivery and Evaluation of Quality Mobile Learning Experiences
Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388 (Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr.Catherine Deri Armstrong
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
External Examiner: Dr. Vernon Curran (Memorial University)
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa

Candidate: Emmanuel Israel (Taiwo) (CANCELLED)
Title: A study to investigate the relationship among flow, social interaction and ICT skills with older adults during gameplay
Date: Monday, June 8, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa
Examiners: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald, Dr. Angus McMurtry

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jennifer Chew Leung
Title: Responding to Client Emotional Expression: A Study from the Perspective of Self-Reported Securely-Attached Novice Counsellors
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Anne Thériault
Examiners: Dr. Nick Gazzola, Dr. David Paré

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Julie Cafley
Title: Leadership in higher education: case study research of Canadian university presidents with unfinished mandates
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: CBY C206 (Colonel By Hall, 161 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr.Damien-Claude Bélanger
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Marie-Josée Berger
External Examiner: Dr. Paul Axelrod (York University, via videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jason Collard
Title: An Experiential Approach to the Delivery of the Grade 10 Civics Curriculum in Ontario: The Case of DILA
Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 117 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Lilia Forte
Title: Expérience internationale et dynamiques identitaires: Le cas de doctorants brésiliens au Canada
Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Claire Duchesne
Thesis supervisors: Barbara Graves/Michel Laurier
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Bryan Smith
Title: The Making of "Our" Home and Native Land: Textbooks, Racialized Deictic Nationalism and the Creation of the National "We"
Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr.Dominique Côté
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
External Examiner: Dr. Penney Clark (University of Brittish Columbia, via videoconference)
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean (excused), Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Lisa Glithero
Title: Exploring the Development of Student Agency from the Persfectives of Young Canadian Eco-Civic Leaders
Date: Tuesday, March&nbsp; 31, 2015
Time: 1100 a.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Jack Cornett
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
External Examiner: Dr. Marcia McKenzie (University of Saskatchewan, via videoconference)<br />Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean (excused), Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Maud Mediell
Title: Comparaison du processus décisionnel des évaluateurs novices et experts
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Carole Fleuret
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Éric Dionne
Examiners: Dr. MIchel Laurier, Dr. Dany Laveault, Dr. Robert Flynn

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Crestina Pasco-Pacheco
Title: My personal Paso Doble: An Autoethnographic Performance “Starring” the Hidden Curriculum of Confidence within International Latin DanceSport
Date: Friday, March 27, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Maurice Taylor
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Examiners: Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Hind Al Hudib
Title: The Role of Evaluation Policy in Organizational Capacity to Do and Use Evaluation
Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Brad Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Katherine Moreau (excused), Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Peter Milley

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Marie-Carène Pierre René
Title: An Examination of How English Language Learning High School Youth from Immigrant Families Experience the Intersection of Race and Second Language Learning
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Examiners: Dr. Stephanie Arnott, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Tim Stanley

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Michelle Boucher
Title: Le care et l'éthique du care chez les directions d'écoles élémentaires de langue française diversifiées en Ontario
Date: Tuesday, March&nbsp; 3, 2015
Time: 1100 a.m.
Room: LMX 117 ( Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr. David Rampton
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Phyllis Dalley
External Examiner: Dr. Laurie Carlson Berg (University of Regina)
Examiners: Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Mariette Théberge

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jordan Shipley
Title: Seeking a (S)table Environment in the Classroom: A Phenomenological Inquiry Into Pre-Service Teachers' Lived Experience of Anaphylaxis
Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Examiners: Dr. Awad Ihbrahim, Dr. Richard Maclure

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Edward Purse
Title: Team Learning and Transformation: An Instrumental Case Study
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Maurice Taylor
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Stephanie Chitpin

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Pamela Rogers
Title: Dissipating disciplines? Disentangling social studies, pedagogical negotiations, and policy shifts
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Lorna McLean

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Suzanne Gooderham
Title: Investigating the Elements Influencing the Identification of "At-Risk" Students in the Context of the Full-Day Early Learning- Kindergarten Program in Ontario
Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Angel M Foster
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Jessica Whitley
External Examiner: Dr. Nina Howe (Concordia University, by videoconfrence)
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Souhaiel Essid
Title: La construction de l'identité religieuse dans une école indépendante: Le cas d'une école musulmane à Montréal
Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair: Dr. Ghislain Otis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Phyllis Dalley
External Examiner: Dr. Valérie Amiraux (Université de Montréal, by videoconfrence)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Tim Stanley

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Rita Forte
Title: [Understanding A] Cosmopolitan praxis for peace: Case studies of model schools in Ontario and Morocco
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Richard Maclure

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Lisa Piers
Title: Fostering Resilience with Students with Learning Disabilities: An Ecological Approach
Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Samia Chereim (Telfer School of Management)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
External Examiner: Dr. Lily Dyson (University of Victoria)
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Marie-Ève Martel
Title: L'efficacité personnelle en présence de douleur chronique comme médiateur de la relation entre l'attachement amoureux non-sécurisant, le fonctionnement individuel, et la satisfaction conjugale
Date: wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Anne Thériault / Marie-France Lafontaine (school of psychology)
Examiners: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, Dr. David Smith

Ma thesis defence
Candidate: Shaofan Bu
Title: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Exploration of Psychotherapists' Practice of Mindful Acceptance
Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Paré
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Dr. Nick Gazzola

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Gloria Romero
Title: Novice Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL): Participation and Teaching in School Communities of Practice
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Arnott
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Examiners: Dr. Michel Laurier, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Barwell

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Mohamed Elfatih Mustafa
Title: The impact of pre-service teachers' metacognition on their planning choice of technology-mediated inquiry-based activities
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Louis Trudel
Examiners: Dr. Christine Tippett, Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Kelsey Schmitz
Title: I try not to be political with my avatar, but sometimes, I can't help myself: A Pedagogy of Gendered Digital Identities
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Lorna McLean

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jennifer Rottmann
Title: Beyond the last page: Understandings of Teachers' Experiences in Book Clubs and Pedagogical Links
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284, 129 Louis Pasteur
Chair: Dr. Aggey Semenov (Economics Dept)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
External Examiner: Dr. Carl Leggo (University of British Columbia, by videoconfrence)
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr.Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Sony Jabouin
Title: Trajectoires d'insertion professionnelle des nouveaux enseignants originaires des Caraïbes et d'Afrique subsaharienne (NEOCAS) dans les écoles francophones de l'Est de l'Ontario
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Phyllis Dalley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire Duchesne
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

2013-2014

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Karine Turner
Title: Personnel enseignant et travail au quotidien à Cardiff: une ethnographie à l'école primaire au pays de Galles
Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Claire Duchesne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
Examiners: Dr. Linda Cardinal (Political Studies), Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux (Offical Languages and Bilingualism Institute), Dr. Phyllis Dalley

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Ziad Maatouk
Title: Le fonctionnement en communauté d'apprentissage professionnelle dans six écoles de langue française au Canada: conditions d'implantation
Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Anne-Marie Dionne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Examiners: Dr. Carole Fleuret, Dr. Stéphane Levesque

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Yasmine Abtahi
Title: Things Kids Think With: The role of physical properties of the mathematical tools in children's learning of the addition of fractions
Date: Monday, August 25, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Ruth Kane (excused)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Geneviève Cloutier
Title: An a/r/tographical inquiry of a silenced First Nations ancestry, hauntology, g(hosts) and art(works): an exhibition catalogue
Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Place: Blink Gallery, Heritage site building in major's hill park accross the street from the national gallery
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Julie Corrigan
Title:Writing in times of Deixis: A Validation Study of a Large-Scale Assessment of New Literacies
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 286 (at 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Nick Gazzola
Thesis supervisors: Dr. David Slomp (Alberta)/Stéphane Levesque
Examiners: Dr.Michel Laurier, Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Catherine Vanner
Title:Academic Capabilities in Relation to Gender Safety & Gender Violence in Kenyan Schools: A Qualitative Case Study Comparing Two Primary Schools
Date: Friday, July 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Maurice Taylor
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr.Lorna McLean, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Christabelle Sethna, Dr. Octavian Gakuru (Out of Faculty)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Joël Thibeault
Title:Accorder le verbe en nombre à l'écrit.  Le cas des élèves allophones de sixième année scolarisés au sein d'une école ontarienne de langue française
Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Éric Dionne
Thesis supervisors: Dr. Carole Fleuret/Dr. Pascale Lefrançois
Examiners: Dr.Francis Bangou, Dr. Michel Laurier, Dr. Alain Desrochers

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Maia Giesbrecht
Title: Composing Together: Collaborative Music Composition and Its Influence on Identity Formation
Date: Friday, July 11, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bernard Andrews
Examiners: Dr.Tim Aubry, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Jessica Whitley

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Megan Cotnam-Kappel
Title: E nostre lingue sò e nostre vite: Une étude comparative des paroles des enfants quant au processus de choix scolaire en milieu minoritaire en Ontario et en Corse
Date: Friday, July 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 477 (Lamoureux Hall)
Chair: Dr. Sylvie Perrier (History department)
Thesis supervisors (Co-Tutelle): Dr. Phyllis Dalley (U Ottawa),Dr. Alain Di Meglio (Università di Corsica)
External Examiner: Dr. Alexandra Jaffe (California State University)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger (U Ottawa),Dr. Jean-Marie Comiti (Università di Corsica), Dr Sylvie Lamoureux (U Ottawa), Dr. Pascal Ottavi (Università di Corsica)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Christine Blain-Arcaro
Title: Depression and Aggression in Children and Youth: Longitudinal Associations
Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Anne Thériault
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr.David Smith, Dr. Diana Koszycki, Dr. Jessica Whitley

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Melissa Staddon
Title: Self-Serving Biases in Students' Evaluations of Teaching: Examining the Impact of Self-Reported Narcissism and Shyness
Date: Monday, June 16, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. David Smith

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Marie-Pierre Dionne
Title: Does Work Experience Using Technology for College and University Nursing Students Influence the Gloval Level of Nursing Informatics Competencies by the End of the 4th Year Program in the Province of Ontario, Canada?
Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Trumpower
Examiners: Dr. Éric Dionne, Dr. Elizabeth Cragg

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Amanda Krygsman
Title: Peer victimization and depression: The role of aggression across childhood and adolescence
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr.Nick Gazzola, Dr. David Smith, Dr. Anne Thériault

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Candice Kavanagh
Title: Effects of the FRIENDS for Life Program on Anxiety, School Functioning and Scocial Functioning
Date: Friday, May 23, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Barry Schneider, Dr. Cameron Montgomery

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Chantalle Clarkin
Title: Becoming Teenage Mothers: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Perinatal Educational Experiences of Pregnant Adolescents
Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Judy King

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Francine Hart
Title: An Elementary Teacher's Feelings of Self-Efficacy, Needs and Pedagogical Strategies When Learning to Use the Interactive Whiteboard to Teach Science
Date: Thursday May 22, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Liliane Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Martine Peters, Dr. Bernard Andrews

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Serge Boulé
Title: Autoévaluation des connaissances partielles chez l'élève et mesure des manifestations métacognitives liées à son réalisme
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (at Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: To be confirmed
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Dany Laveault
External Examiner: Dr. Joelle Morrissette (Université de Montréal, by videoconfrencing)
Examiners: Dr. Marielle Simon, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr.Éric Dionne

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Annette Furo
Title: Decolonizing the classroom curriculum: Colonial logics, Indigenous knowledges, and ethical spaces
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Examiners: Dr.Lorna McLean, Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Krystal Hachey
Title: Examining Thinking Skills in the Context of Large-Scale Assessments Using a Validation Approach
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (at 129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: To be confirmed
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Marielle Simon
External Examiner: Dr. Louis Volante (Brock University)
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Alain Desrochers, Dr. David Trumpower

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Alison Goss
Title: Teachers' Beliefs about mathematics and multilingual students
Date: Thursday April 10, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. Brad Cousins
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Barbara Graves
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Douglas Fleming

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Christine Pinsent-Johnson
Title: Managing and Monitoring Literacy for a knowledge Society: The Textual Processes of Inequality in Adult Education Policy, Pedagogy and Practice
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Denis Brearley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Maurice Taylor
External Examiner: Dr. Kjell Rubenson (University of British Columbia)
Examiners: Dr. Richard Darville (Carleton University), Dr. Diana Masny (excused), Dr. Angus McMurtry

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Élysée-Robert Cadet
Title: La résolution de problèmes arithmétiques verbaux au primaire: microanalyse de la dialectique sujet/matériel
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair: to be confirmed
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Barwell
External Examiner: Dr. Lucie DeBlois (Université Laval)
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Berthe Kayitesi
Title: Conséquences et résilience liées à l'apprentissage et à la recherche sur le génocide des tutsis: Cas des étudiants et des professeurs Nord-Américains
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Time: 10:o0 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Victor Da Rosa
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
External Examiner: Dr. Steven High (Concordia University)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Murielle Paradelle, Dr. Timothy Stanley

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Rong Sun
Title: Using Outcome-Based Instructional Design Approach to Enhance E-Learning with Social Software: A Mixed Methods Case Study
Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Vanessa Taler
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
External Examiner: Dr. Richard Schmid (Concordia University)
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Christian Blanchette, Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Daniel Nadon
Title: From Teacher to Guidance Counsellor in Ontario: When Training Shapes Professional Issues
Date: Monday March 10, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Marielle Simon
Thesis supervisor: Dr. André Samson
Examiners: Dr. Anne Thériault, Dr. Nick Gazzola

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Victor Neira
Title:Assessing Performance of Professional, Health Advocate and Scholar During Crisis Simulation
Date: Thursday February 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stanley Hamstra
Examiners: Dr. Timothy Wood, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Eriola Pema
Title: Teaching multiculturalism through citizenship education textbooks: The comparative case study of Albania and Ontario, Canada
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 218
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Sharon Cook/Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr.Lorna McLean, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Peter Milley

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Jean Roger Alphonse
Title: Apport d'une formation à la cartographie conceptuelle et procédurale et de l'accompagnement concomitant à la pratique réflexive des futurs enseignants, issus de l'immigration, dans les écoles de langue française de l'Ontario
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 218
Chair: Dr. Claire Duchesne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
Examiners: Dr.Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Martine Peters (Université du Québec en Outaouais)

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Andréanne Gélinas-Proulx
Title: Modèles de la compétence et d'une formation interculturelles pour des directions et futures directions d'école de langue française au Canada
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: to be confirmed
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
External Examiner: Dr. Antoinette Gagné (University of Toronto)
Examiners: Dr. Carole Fleuret, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Marielle Simon (excused)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Andrew Francis
Title: Exploring teacher candidates' understandings of becoming a teacher through the concept of authenticity
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.
Room: LMX 108
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Fatima Assaf
Title: Multilingual Children's Mathematical Reasoning
Date: Friday, January 17, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Patricia Palulis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Barbara Graves
Examiners: Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Brian Kom
Title: Tuning in to a Hit Parade Pedagogy
Date: Monday, December 16, 2013
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Lorna McLean
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Awad Ibrahim (excusé)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Maria Bastien
Title: Mapping Family literacies through Home Instruction for Immigrant families with Preschool Youngsters-HI(I)PPY
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Masny
Examiners: Dr.Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Richard Barwell

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Diana Norton
Title: Client Perspectives of Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders in Community Practice Settings
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Richard Barwell
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. David Paré, Dr. Anne Thériault

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Chantale Lussier-Ley
Title: Towards an Enhanced Pedagogical Understanding of Dance Education: Aesthetic Learning and the Creative Experience
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m
Room: LMX 117
Chair: To be confirmed
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Barbara Graves
External Examiner: Dr. Brenda Kalyn (University of Saskatchewan)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Durand-Bush, Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Ralph Hilaire
Title: L'étude de diverses approches de prise en charge d'enfants ayant un trouble du spectre autistique (TSA)
Date: Friday, November 15, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Anne-Marie Dionne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Carole Sénéchal
Examiners: Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Cameron Montgomery

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Nathalie Gougeon
Title: Interest, Understanding, and Behaviour: Conceptualizations of Sexuality Education for Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Socially Inclusive Lens
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Lilian Negura
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Carole Sénéchal
External Examiner: Dr. Jacques Forget (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley (excused), Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. John Lyons

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Catherine Nadon
Title: Recherche développement d'un modèle éducationnel propre à l'enseignement-apprentissage de l'expérience esthétique de l'art postmoderne dans le cadre de la formation en arts visuels au collégial
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Michel Laurier
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Mariette Théberge
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Marielle Asseraf
Title: Longitudinal Links between Perfectionism and Depression in Children
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. David Smith

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Laura Flick
Title: Motivating Francophone ESL Learners in Quebec: A Pilot Study of the Potential Role of eTandem with Anglophone peers in Ontario
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Francis Bangou
Examiners: Dr. Marie-Josée Vignola, Dr. Sylvie A Lamoureux

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Jennifer Hall
Title: Societal Views of Mathematics and Mathematicians and their Influence on Elementary Students
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Jack Cornett (Earth Sciences Dept)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
External Examiner: Dr. George Gadanidis (University of Western Ontario)
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Richard Barwell, Dr. David Trumpower and Dr. Joel Westheimer (excused)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Julie Cafley
Title: Leadership in Higher Education : A Case Study of University Presidents with Unfinished Mandates
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Marie-Josée Berger
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Tracie Lee
Title: Exploring the Experiences of Therapists after Participating in an Intensive Mindfulness Training
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. David Smith
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Marie-Josée Berger
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Nicola Gazzola

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Veena Balsawer
Title: Auto/ethnographical métissage de ho[me] stories in the hyphens : a living pedagogy of Into-Canadian women's be/coming and be/longing
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 108
Chair: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Pat Palulis, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Sandra Parris
Title: «Encouragement, Enticement, and/or Deterrent: A Case Study Exploring Female Experience in a Vocational Education Training (VET) Initiative in Northern England»
Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Room: CBY 206c (Colonel By Hall, 161 Louis Pasteur)
Chair: To be determined
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
External Examiner: Kari Dehli (Université de Toronto, OISE)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd, Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Tina Desabrais
Title: Les mots pour le dire...
L'influence de l'(in)sécurité linguistique sur l'expérience d'étudiantes de milieux francophones minoritaires canadiens inscrites aux études supérieures à l'Université d'Ottawa
Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Daniel Tanguay
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
External Examiner: Dr. Julie Boissonneault (Université Laurentienne)
Examiners: Dr. Linda Cardinal, Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate: Mohamed Hassan
Title: « Primary School Principals' Perceptions of their Role and Experiences within the Protracted Conflict Regions of Somalia »
Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 388
Chair: Dr. Louise Bélanger-Hardy
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stephanie Chitpin
External Examiner: David Burgess (University of Saskatchewan)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Maurice Taylor

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Nathalie Gagnon
Title: Le rôle de l'expérience d'accompagnement mentoral dans le développement des compétences professionnelles des enseignants-mentors
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Anne-Marie Dionne
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire Duchesne
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Éric Dionne

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate: Anne-Sophie Ruest-Paquette
Title: Les répercussions identitaires chez des femmes ayant éprouvé du harcèlement par les pairs en vertu du genre ou de l'orientation sexuelle en contexte scolaire franco-ontarien
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall, 136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier)
Chair: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook/Myreille St-Onge (en co-tuelle – Université Laval)
Examiners: Dr. Claire Beaumont (Université Laval – par vidéoconférence), Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Francis Bangou

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Geneviève Crytes

Title : Le modèle d'enseignement Euro-Canadien dans le Pensionat Autochtone de St-Marc-de-Figuery: une etude historique
Date : Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 284 (129 Louis Pasteur)
Chair: Francis Bangou
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stéphane Levesque
Examiners: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr Yves Frenette (par videoconference)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Céline Rousseau
Title : Les cercles de lecture à l'école: une analyse de l'expression des expériences personnelles des élèves
Date : Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Time : 5:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. Diana Masny
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Anne-Marie Dionne
Examiners: Dr. Carole Fleuret, Dr.Jonathan Bolduc (by teleconférence)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Alexandre Audet
Title : Le choix d'une école secondaire francophone: Étude qualitative réalisée auprès de mères d'origines canadienne et djiboutienne/somalienne
Date : Thursday, September 12, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Stéphane Levesque
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr.André Tremblay (Sociology dept)

2012-2013

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Taiva Tegler
Title : (Un) Compromising/In Tension: Critical Pedagogy and the Academy
Date : Thursday, August 29, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room: LPR 284 (Louis Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Cameron Montgomery
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Kathryn Trevenen (Institute of Women's Studies), Dr.Nicholas Ng-A-Fook (via videoconfrence)

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Saba Alvi
Title : "Voguing the Veil: Exploring an Emerging Youth Subculture of Muslim Women Fashioning a New Canadian Identity"
Date : Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Time : 11:00 am
Room : HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair : Dr. François Gravelle
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
External Examiner: Dr. Shirley Steinberg (University of Calgary)
Examiners: Dr. Tim Stanley, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Ying-Chuan Chen
Title : Becoming Taiwanese: Negotiating Language, Culture and Identity
Date : Thursday, August 15, 2013
Time : 1:30 pm
Room : HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair : Dr. Mark Stolarik
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
External Examiner: Dr. Henry Yu (via videoconfrencing, University of British Columbia)
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Stephanie Fullarton
Title : Experiences and Expectations of Adolescents with Learning Disabilities and their Families as they Transition from Secondary School to Post-Secondary Education or Employment
Date : Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. David Bryce
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
External Examiner: Dr. Lily Dyson (University of Victoria)
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Cynthia Morawski, Dr. Raymond Leblanc (excused)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Louise Bourgeois
Title : Fiabilité du jugement et de la décision d'évaluation aux fins de la régulation de l'enseignement et de l'apprentissage
Date : Friday, July 12, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Mariette Théberge
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Dany Laveault
Examiners: Dr. Marielle Simon, Dr. Michel Laurier, Dr. Éric Dionne

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Zsuzsanna Grandpierre
Title : Feasibility Study: Can Mindfulness Practice Benefit Executive Function and Improve Academic Performance?
Date : Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Time : 9:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 418
Chair: Dr. Marielle Simon
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Diana Koszycki
Examiners: Dr. Cary Kogan (School of Psychology), Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Ivana Pavic
Title : Online Graduate Management Programs in Canadian Business Schools: Exploring the Relationship Between Enabling and Constraining Forces Affecting Institutional Change
Date : Friday, June 28, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Swee Goh
Examiners: Dr. Bradley Cousins, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Maurice Taylor

Soutenance de thèse MA:
Candidate : Setareh Najmi
Titre: A Qualitative Exploration of International Students' Experience of Counselling Services at University
Date : mardi, 11 juin 2013
Heure : 10h00
Endroit: LMX 117
Présidente: Dr. Marielle Simon
Directrice de thèse: Dr. Cristelle Audet
Examinateurs: Dr. David Paré, Dr. Nick Gazzola

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Gillian Kajganich
Title : Simulation to Build Empathy in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Video Modeling
Date : Friday, May 31, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Denis Brearley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Carole Sénéchal
External Examiner: Dr. Jacques Forget (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Examiners: Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Cameron Montgomery, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Osnat Fellus
Title : Widening the spectrum: The relationship between identity and learning school mathematics among Israeli newcomers
Date : Thursday, May 30, 2013
Time : 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Barbara Graves
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Richard Barwell

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Rebecca Hogue
Title : Teaching Family Medicine Preceptors to use iPads: A Design-Based Research Study
Date : Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Time : 1:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
Examiners: Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Georges Touma, Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa (excused)

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Tracey Parker
Title : Holistic education in Nepal: Pedagogical influences from Tibetan Buddhism, Montessori & Ghandi
Date : Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. David Trumpower
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Liliane Dionne, Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Hugh Kellam
Title : A Conceptual Framework for Mobile Learning Experiences: Marrying Informal Flexibility with Formal Stability
Date : Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Time : 11:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
Examiners: Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Emmanuel Duplàa, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Lisa Glithero
Title : Exploring the Development of Student Agency in the Space Where Environmental and Civics Education Coalesce: Perspectives of Young Candian Eco-Civic Leaders
Date : Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 477
Chair: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Jeela Jones
Title : Anglers, Warriors, and Acrobats: The Journey of Learning in Cooperative Education
Date : Monday, May 13, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Hélène Pellerin
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
External Examiner: Dr. Wanda Hurren (University of Victoria)
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Diana Masny, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Angela Smart
Title : Undergraduate Calculus Students' Connections Between the Embodied, Symbolic, and Formal Mathematical Worlds of Limits and Derivatives: A Qualitative Study using Tall's Three Worlds of Mathematics
Date : Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Paul Rusnock
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Christine Suurtamm
External Examiner: Dr. Nathalie Sinclair (Simon Fraser University)
Examiners: Dr. Joel Westheimer, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. Richard Barwell

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Eric Duku
Title : Assessing Early Child Development: Issues of Measurement Invariance and Psychometric Validity
Date : Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Time : 11:00 a.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Denis Brearley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt
External Examiner: Dr. Todd Little (University of Kansas)
Examiners: Dr. David Smith, Dr. David Trumpower, Dr. Brad Cousins

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Savitri Khanna
Title : Resisting Bullying: Narratives of Victims and Their Families
Date : Friday, April 12, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Raymond St-Jacques
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Paré
External Examiner: Dr. Catherine Richardson (University of Victoria)
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Dr. Awad Ibrahim, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Charles Karosy-Bamouni
Title : Décentralisation de l'éducation secondaire au Burkina Faso: perspectives et expériences d'appropriation des Directeurs Régionaux et des Chefs d'Établissement Secondaires Publics
Date : Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Raymond St-Jacques
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Richard Maclure
External Examiner: Dr. Kabulé Wetu-Weva (Université de Moncton)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Raymond Leblanc, Dr. Michel St-Germain

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Amy Louise Parsons
Title : Early Childhood Educators' Constructions of Play Beliefs and Practice
Date : Monday, March 25, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair : Dr. Roda Roberts
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Paré
External Examiner: Dr. Harriet Hariclia Petrakos (Concordia University)
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Éric Génier
Title : Communautés d'apprentissage professionnelles: conditions d'impantation mises en place par deux directrices d'écoles élémentaires
Date : Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 217
Chair: Dr. Michel Laurier
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Martine Leclerc, Dr. Louis Trudel

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Ashley Smith
Title : School Climate and Bullying: A Case Study of a Youth Conflict Resolution Module
Date : Friday, March 15, 2013
Time : 13:00 p.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Jessica Whitley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Smith
Examiners: Dr. Cristelle Audet, Dr. Éric Dionne

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Katrina Isacsson
Title : "If It Matters...Measure it" – The Fraser Institute, Socioeconomics and School Rankings
Date : Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
Examiners: Dr. Joel Westheimer, Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Michelle Boucher
Title : L'éthique du care: outil de conciliation entre les normes institutionnelles et le bien-être de l'élève chez les directions d'école de langue française de l'Ontario
Date : lundi, February 25, 2013
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 217
Chair: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Phyllis Dalley
Examiners: Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Sylvie A. Lamoureux, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Brenna Quigley
Title : Youthful Bookworms: Students' Experiences with Critical Literacies in the Context of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test
Date : Thursday, February 21, 2013
Time : 11:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Giuliano Reis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Slomp/Cynthia Morawski
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Shannon Sweeney
Title : Navigating through multiple languages: A study of multilingual students' use of their language repertoire within a French Canadian minority education context
Date : Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room : LMX 387
Chair : Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Francis Bangou
Examiners: Dr. Diana Masny, Dr. Bernard Andrews

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Nathalie Gilbert
Title : Understanding the Process of Patient Engagment in Planning and Evaluation
Date : Friday, February 1, 2013
Time : 9:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Cameron Montgomery
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bradley Cousins
Examiners: Dr. Roanne Thomas (School of Rehabilitation Sciences), Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Dr. Angus McMurtry

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Kristof Avramsson
Title : Knitting Everyday Masculinities: A Queer Pedagogy
Date : Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Time : 9:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Douglas Fleming
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Morawski
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Isabelle Arcand
Title : A qualitative investigation of the conditions and experience undergone by students on academic probation who participated in academic companioning in a university context
Date : Monday, January 14, 2013
Time : 1:30 pm
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Raymond St-Jacques
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Raymond Leblanc
External Examiner: Dr. Christian Bégin (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Examiners: Dr. Marie Drolet, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Pierre Trudel

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Joan Harrison
Title : Musical Citizens: String teachers' perceptions of citizenship education in the private studio
Date : Friday, December 21, 2012
Time : 11:00 am
Room : LMX 477
Chair : Dr. Micheline Lessard
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Joel Westheimer
External Examiner: Dr. Paul Woodford (University of Western Ontario)
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves (via teleconfrence), Dr. Gilles Comeau (will be excused), Dr. David Trumpower

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Maria Gordon
Title : Experiences of Children with IBD and their Families in General Education Classrooms
Date : Thursday, December 20, 2012
Time : 10:00 am
Room : Hagen 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair : Dr. Vladimir Hornof
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Cheryll Duquette
External Examiner: Dr. Janice Huber (University of Regina)
Examiners: Dr. Cynthia Morawski (will be excused), Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Anne-Louise Andrade
Title : Informing Teaching Practice through Students' Perspectives of their Most
Memorable Learning Experiences
Date : Thursday, December 13, 2012
Time : 10:00 am
Room : VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall)
Chair : Dr. Paul Mayer
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Ruth Kane
External Examiner: Dr. Jean Clandinin (University of Alberta)
Examiners: Dr. Barbara Graves, Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Raymond Leblanc

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Rumaisa Shaukat
Title : A Qualitative Investigation of an Educational Reform Initiative in Pakistan
Date : Friday, December 7, 2012
Time : 10:00 am
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Miles Corak (ECO)
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lorna McLean
External Examiner: Dr. John Portelli (University of Toronto, OISE)
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Awad Ibrahim (will be excused)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Karim Mekki
Title : Stress and Coping in Mothers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Date : Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Time : 9:30 am
Room : LMX 477
Chair : Dr. Cristelle Audet
Thesis supervisor: Dr. David Smith
Examiners: Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Julie Charland
Title : Influence de la pratique réflexive sur le perfectionnement professionnel et
l'évaluation axée sur l'apprentissage dans l'évaluation du rendement de la direction d'école
Date : Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin Marion)
Chair: Dr. Salah Basalamah
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Renée forgette-Giroux
External Examiner: Dr. Lucille Mandin (University of Alberta)(by videoconfrence)
Examiners: Dr. Claire IsaBelle, Dr. Marie-Josée Berger (will be excused), Dr. André Samson

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Chris Dasilva
Title : Youth Agency and the Efficacy of Basic Education in Tanzania: An Inquiry into Post-Primary School Structuration
Date : Monday, October 29, 2012
Time : 9:00 a.m.
Room: VNR 1050 (Vanier Hall)
Chair: To be determined
Thesis supervisor: Richard Maclure
Examiners: Dr. Lorna McLean, Dr. Giuliano Reis, Dr. Awad Ibrahim (by videoconfrence)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Tanya Howard
Title : (Re) Figuring Pedagogical Flesh: Phenomenological (Re) writing the Lived Experiences of Tattooed Teachers
Date : Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time : 10:00 am
Room : LMX 240
Chair : Dr. Angus McMurtry
Thesis co-supervisors: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Examiners: Dr. Patricia Palulis, Dr. Awad Ibrahim

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Megan Cotnam
Title : E nostre lingue sò e nostre vite: Une étude comparative de type ethnographique des processus
de choix scolaire des enfants francophones de l'Ontario et corsophones de la Corse en milieu minoritaire
Date : Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LPR 286 (129 Louis-Pasteur)
Chair: Dr. Mariette Théberge
Thesis co-supervisors: Dr. Phyllis Dalley/Alain Di Meglio (Université de Corse Pascal Paoli)
Examiners: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Sylvie Lamoureux, Dr. Jean-Marie Comiti (Université de Corse Pascal Paoli),
Dr.Pascal Ottavi (Université de Corse Pascal Paoli)

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Carolyn Pullen
Title : Exploring Learning Experiences and Outcomes Among Cardiologists Participating in a Web Conference Workshop Series
Date : Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time : 9:30 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Devinder Gandhi
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Colla Jean MacDonald
External Examiner: Dr. Joan Sargeant (Dalhousie University)
Examiners: Dr. Ruth Kane, Dr. Angus McMurtry, Dr. Ian Graham (absent)

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Marie Ainsworth
Title :Feminine Discourse and the "Frequently Neglected Area" of Mental Hygiene in 1950s
Ontario Elementary Health Textbooks
Date : Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time : 10:30 am
Room : LMX 117
Chair : Dr. Rebecca Lloyd
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Tim Stanley
Examiners: Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Lorna McLean

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Katherine Moreau
Title : Embracing the Context of Pediatric Rehabilitation Programs: Investigating the Role of Family-Centred Service Philosophy in Program Evaluation
Date : Monday, October 1, 2012
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Raymond St-Jacques
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Bradley Cousins
External Examiner: Dr. Geoffrey Nelson (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Examiners: Dr. Cheryll Duquette, Dr. Jessica Whitley, Dr. Dr. Robert Flynn

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Michael Begley
Title : Immigration et éudcation: histoire du Regroupement ethnoculturel des parents francophones de l'Ontario
Date : Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 117
Chair: Dr. Theodore de Bruyn
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Stéphane Lévesque
External Examiner: Dr. Marcel Martel (York University)
Examiners: Dr. Phyllis Dalley, Dr. Yves Frenette, Dr. Timothy Stanley

PhD Thesis Seminar:
Candidate : Katrine Cuillerier
Title : Queer(ing) pedagogies: Representation, voice and identity in the theatre
Date : Friday, Steptember 14, 2012
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: LMX 387
Chair: Dr. Richard Maclure
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Awad Ibrahim
Examiners: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd, Dr. Mariette Théberge, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Marice Prior
Title : Professional Development of Physiotherapists in Long-Term Care
Date : Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Time : 1:00 pm
Room : LMX 387
Chair : Maurice Taylor
Thesis co-supervisors: Dr. Angus McMurtry / Dr. Marie-Josée Berger
Examiners: Dr.Rebecca Lloyd, Dr. Renée Forgette-Giroux

MA Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Mira Freiman
Title : Canoe Tripping as a Context for Connecting with Nature: A Case Study
Date : Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Time : 10:30 am
Room : LMX 388
Chair : Dr.Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Giuliano Reis
Examiners: Dr. Rebecca Lloyd, Dr. Lilianne Dionne

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Rodney Leurebourg
Title : Prise de décision complexe liée à la Supervision Pédagogique:
Une étude multicas en milieu minoritaire francophone de l'Ontario (Canada)
Date : Thursday, September 6, 2012
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair: Dr. Serge Denis
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Claire IsaBelle
External Examiner: Dr. Martine Leclerc (Université du Québec en Outaouais)
Examiners: Dr. Claire Duchesne, Dr. Nathalie Bélanger, Dr. Michel St-Germain

PhD Thesis Defence:
Candidate : Siméon Essama Owono
Title : Trois "entrepreneurs de morale" à Amvoe. Une étude de cas de la relation
d'autorité dans une école primaires du Cameroun
Date : Thursday, September 6, 2012
Time : 10:00 a.m.
Room: HGN 105 (Hagen Hall, 115 Séraphin-Marion)
Chair: Dr. Denis Bearley
Thesis supervisor: Dr. Nathalie Bélanger
External Examiner: Dr. Yves Lenoir (Université de Sherbrooke)
Examiners: Dr. Phyllis Dalley, Dr. Richard Maclure, Dr. Michel St-Germain (absent)

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