Field of Interest

1. Pedagogy

  • Teacher Education
  • Cross-disciplinary areas of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Education practice trends and issues
  • English Education
  • Kinesiology and Leisure Science
  • Curriculum K-13
  • Life-long Learning Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Reading Education
  • Religion and Education Studies

2. Educational Foundations

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Geographical Education
  • Health Education
  • Home Education
  • Rural Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Second life Educators
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education

3. Language and Literature

  • Language acquisition and learning
  • Language Education
  • Intercultural Education
  • Language Program Evaluation
  • Innovation in language teaching and learnings
  • Language Teacher Education (collaborations and practices)
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Language Curriculum Development
  • Language Testing and Assessment
  • Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts of Language Teacher Education
  • The role of language and communication in human cognition
  • Translation and Intepreting
  • Poetry and Prose (fictional and non-fictional)
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Media (television, drama, film and others)
  • Literature and Other Arts
  • Literature and History

4. Linguistics

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Contrastive Linguistics
  • Interlinguistics
  • Morphology
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Semantics

5. Global Issues In Education and Research

  • Education, Research and Globalization
  • Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors…)
  • Women and Minorities in Science and Technology
  • Indigenous and Diversity Issues
  • Government Policy issues
  • Organizational, Legal and Financial Aspects
  • Digital Divide
  • Increasing Affordability and Access to the Internet
  • Ethical issues in Education
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism

6. Learning / Teaching Methodologies and Assessment

  • Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring
  • e-Testing and new Test Theories
  • Supervising and Managing Student Projects
  • Pedagogy Enhancement with e-Learning
  • Educating the Educators
  • Immersive Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Computer-Aided Assessment
  • Metrics and Performance Measurement
  • Assessment Software Tools
  • Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments

7. Curriculum, Research and Development

  • Acoustics in Education Environment
  • APD/Listening
  • Counsellor Education
  • Courses, Tutorials and Labs
  • Curriculum Design
  • ESL/TESL
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

8Technologies

  • Ubiquitous computing: devices, interfaces, and educational uses
  • Social networking technologies in the service of learning
  • Digital writing tools; wikis, blogs, slide presentations, websites, and writing assistants
  • Supporting multimodality: designing meanings which cross written, oral, visual, audio, spatial, and tactile modes
  • Designing meanings in the new media: podcasts; digital video, and digital imaging
  • Learning management systems
  • Learning content and metadata standards
  • Designed for learning: new devices and new application
  • Learning to use and adapt new technologies
  • Learning through new technologies

9. Social Transformations

  • Learning technologies for work, civics and personal life
  • Ubiquitous learning for the society of constant change
  • Ubiquitous diversity in the service of diversity and constructive globalism
  • Changing the balance of agency for a participatory culture and deeper democracy

10. Other Areas of Education

  • Child Right Acts/Children and the Human Rights Act
  • Inclusive Education and Practices
  • Social and Cultural Inclusion