GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION
© Copyright 2017
University of Windsor
1. Doctoral supervision:
- Ziad Dabaja (2016-present). Supervisor. PhD Thesis: TBD. Recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Award (2016; 2017).
- Hanin Alahmadi (2016-present). Supervisor. PhD Thesis: TBD.
- Lisa Endersby (2016-present). Supervisor. PhD Thesis: TBD. Lisa is an Educational Developer at the Teaching Commons of York University.
- Shaher Batroukh (2015-2017-discontinued). Supervisor. PhD Thesis: TBD.
- Boguslawa Dorota Gatarek (2013-present). Supervisor. PhD Thesis: Animals are us: Applying the Common In-Group Identity Model to humane education. Recipient of the Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation Award, Madonna University. Boguslawa is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at College of Arts and Humanities, Madonna University, Livonia, MI.
- Carol Carruthers (2013-2016). PhD Thesis. Affordances of Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments for Community College Foundational Mathematics Students(defended). Since 2010, recipient of Excellence in Seneca Awards - Innovation Award; Innovative Teaching with Technology Award; McGraw- Hill Ryerson Award for Innovation in Education – 2nd place; DyKnow Educator of the Month; DyKnow video contest 2nd place winner; and WIPTE video contest winner of the Workshop on the Impact of Pen-Based Technology on Education. Carol is a Professor and Coordinator teaching mathematics in the School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry in the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology at Seneca College, Toronto, ON.
- Atinuke Adeyemi (2011-2015). PhD Thesis. Investigating and Overcoming Mathematics Anxiety in In-service Elementary School Teachers(defended). Recipient of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award (2013-14), the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Award (2013), Ross H. Paul Scholarship (2013), Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship (2012), the A.R. & E.G. Ferriss Award (2013; 2012), and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation Award (2007).
- Kristina Verner (2008-2010-discontinued). PhD Thesis. Policies as limitations to appropriation of ICT in schools. Recipient of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award (Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2009-11). Kristina is the Director of Intelligent Communities for Waterfront Toronto; a VP, Ontario, for i-CANADA; and a founding member of the Board of Advisors for Walsh University's ICF Institute for the Study of the Intelligent Community in North Canton, OH.
- Jelena Magliaro (2007-2010). PhD Thesis. Comparing information literacy levels in selected graduate programs through the Technology Acceptance Model and Affordance Theory(defended). Recipient of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award (2008-10). Defended. Jelena is an Inter-Faculty Programs Academic Coordinator, University of Windsor.
2. Master’s supervision:
- Vanessa Persaud (2015-2016). Major Paper: Challenges to Implementing Interdisciplinary Studies in Ontario Secondary Schools. Defended.
- Ziad Dabaja (2015-2016). Major Paper: Raising Children in Nature: The Forest School Approach to Education. Defended.
- Dalia Dimitrov (2015-present). MEd Thesis:Virtual Manipulatives. To defend in 2017.
- Darja Milenkovic (2013-present). MEd Thesis: Integration of educational technologies at the University of Windsor. To defend in 2017.
- Hanin Alahmadi (2014-2016). MEd Thesis: Toward effective high school principals’ preparedness program: A comparative study. Defended.
- Sumar Ghizan (2011- 2015). Major Paper: Strategies for Improving Reading and Writing Skills among Post Adolescent Learners in the 21st Century. Defended.
- Jo Ann Iantosca (2010 - 2012). MEd Thesis: Uniting Early Childhood Screening and Monitoring to Inform Intervention Practices. Defended. Recipient of Gregory Blake Nephew Memorial Scholarship (2011).
- Swapan Das (2010 - Discontinued studies in 2014). Petition for Master’s Thesis approved. Recipient of the 2011 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) .
- Atinuke Adeyemi (2009-2010). MEd Thesis: Factors Impacting Female's Decision to Pursue Mathematics or Related Disciplines in Higher Education. Defended.
- Daniela Kopessar (2007-2010). MEd Thesis: The Effect of Soccer Texts on Adolescent Boys’ Motivation and Achievement in Reading. Defended.
- Craig Bowman (2006-2009). Major Paper. Turnover, Attrition and Burnout as they Relate to High School Teachers. Defended.
- Brian Cowen (2006-2009). Petition for Master’s Thesis approved. Course-based option. Completed.
- Peter Krawczyk (2006-2009). Course-based option. Completed.
3. External examiner:
Biljana Vujicic (University of Windsor, 2011). MFA Thesis, Tito and I: Autoethnographic exploration of past memories and internal conflicts and the birth of a new memory. University of Windsor, ON. Defended.
Donna Kotsopoulos (University of Western Ontario, 2009). PhD Thesis, Communication in mathematics: A discourse analysis of peer collaborations. University of Western Ontario, ON. Defended.
4. Committee member:
- Brandy Doan (2016 to present, PhD Supervisor: Susan Drake). To defend in 2018.
- Fang Fang (2016 to present, MEd Supervisor: Terry Sefton). To defend in 2017.
- Sharon Moukperian (Brock University, 2015 to present, PhD Supervisor: Jennifer Rowsell). To defend in 2017.
- Ritu Chaturvedi (2013-2016, PhD Supervisor: Christie Ezeife, School of Computer Science). Defended.
- Elham Emami (2014-2015, Supervisor: Richard Frost, Computer Science). MSc Thesis: Accommodating Complex Chained Prepositional Phrases in Natural Language Query Interface to an Event-Based Triplestore. Defended.
- Rina Hyland (2014-2015, Supervisor: George Zhou). MEd Thesis: The Effects of Evidence-based Written Feedback Practices on Applied Level Mathematics Students’ Perceptions of Assessment. Defended.
- Sabbir Ahmed (University of Windsor, 2013-discontinued in 2015, PhD Supervisor: Richard Frost, School of Computer Science).
- Cynthia Parr (Brock University, 2012-2016, PhD Supervisor: Vera Voloshyn). Defended.
- Danielle Beckett (Brock University, 2012-2016, PhD Supervisor: Susan Drake). Defended.
- Linda Staudt (University of Windsor, 2009; PhD Co-Supervisors: Yvette Daniel and Finney Cherian). Discontinued studies because of the increased work-related responsibilities and relocation.
- Min Zeng (University of Windsor; PhD Supervisor: Nombuso S. Dlamini). Chinese Students’ Willingness to Communicate in English in Canada. Defended, 2010.
- Jennifer Donohoo (University of Windsor; PhD Supervisor: Jonathan Bayley). Addressing Adolescent Content-Area Literacy through Site-Based Instructional Coaching. Defended 2010.
- Lan Zhang (University of Windsor; PhD Supervisor: George Zhou). Chinese Immigrant Parental Involvement in the Education of their Elementary School Age Children. Defended 2010.
- Elizabeth Adlam (University of Windsor, 2005-2007), Master’s Thesis, Differentiated instruction in the elementary school. Defended.
- Dorian Stoilescu (University of Windsor, 2004-2006). Master's Thesis. Learning practices and teaching methods as factors in gender inequity in undergraduate computer science programs. Defended.