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Focus on Research Sessions


Please stay tuned for details of this coming year's program. We will continue our theme of innovative research methods, with talks featuring OISE faculty research.


Please join us for Focus on Research, the virtual version of our OISE research brown bags. This year’s theme is innovative research methods.  All OISE faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and staff are welcome to attend.
All sessions will be held over Zoom on Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m.; registration details will be sent to OISE community members via email.
Date Speaker(s) Title/topic
October 22 Tara Goldstein and Yasmin Owis, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning LGBTQ Families Speak Out: Ethical Principles and Practices for Arts-Based Testimonial Research
December 10 Jennifer Brant, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning “She walked the writing path clearing the brush for us to follow”: Advancing Indigenous Maternal Methodologies to inform Pathways for Liberatory Praxis
January 21 Katyn Chmielewski and Sachin Maharaj Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education Trends in Socio-economic Segregation between Schools in Canada, 1980-2018
March 4 Jim Slotta, Department of  Curriculum, Teaching  and Learning Supporting collective inquiry: New roles for the physical classroom environment
April 8

Michal Perlman, Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development

Samantha Burns, Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development

Adrienne Davidson, Department of Political Science, McMaster University

Delaine Hampton, Rotman School of Management

Sumayya Saleem, Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development

Linda White, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Using marketing research methodologies to study parents' preferences and understanding of early childhood education and care services