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Peruse our faculty members' academic histories, course offerings, professional activities, recent publications, as well as recently funded grants, contracts, and awards:

Larry Bencze
Clare Brett
Rina Cohen
Indigo Esmonde
Wanja Gitari
Gila Hanna
Jim Hewitt
Ron Lancaster
Cathy Marks Krpan
Douglas McDougall
Erminia Pedretti
John Percy
Jim Slotta
John Wallace




Wanja Gitari

phone: (416) 978-0072
email: wanja.gitari@utoronto.ca  

Curriculum Vitae

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/Curriculum_Vitae/Wanja_Gitari_CV.pdf

Representative Publications

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Gitari, W. (2008). Some Issues of Science Education in Africa. In S.N. Dlamini (Ed.), New Directions in African Education (pp. 41-72; 31 pages). Calgary: University of Calgary Press.

Gitari, W. (2003). Science Literacy: Schooled Science in the Service of Equity and Social Justice. In K.S. Brathwaite (Ed.), Access and Equity in the University (pp 349-374; 25 pages). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Gitari, W. (2009). Exploring the Understanding and Common Use of Scientific and Everyday Knowledge and Students‟ Agency in a Kenyan High School. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 9(4), 262-275. (14 pages)

Gitari, W. (2006). Teaching Science to Pre-university Students: Science as a Way of Knowing. Curriculum Perspective, 26(3), 44-54. (11 pages)

Gitari, W. (2006). Everyday Objects of Learning about Health and Healing and Implications for Science Education. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 43(2), 172-193. (21 pages)

Gitari, W. (2005). Book Review: (Teaching Science for Social Justice [Angela Calabrese Barton with Jason L. Ermer, Tahania A. Burkett, and Margery D. Osborne, 2003]). International Journal of Science Education, 27(7), 881-885. (4 pages)


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