My research programme focuses on understanding the factors shaping early career teachers’ assessment practices and assessment learning needs. I strongly believe in collaboration and mentorship throughout all aspect of the research process. I am always interested in collaborating with motivated individuals who are pursuing interesting studies that align with my research interests. 

Below is a summary of current research I am engaged in.

Co-Investigator: Review and Analysis of Education Policy Trajectories in Newfoundland & Labrador

  • Co-Investigators: Dr. Christine Arnold, Dr. Joelle Rodway, Dr. Gerald Galway, Dr. John Hoben, & Dr. Leslie Redmond (Memorial University)

  • Funding: Research and Development Grant, Memorial University; Seed Fund Grant (under review), Memorial University)

  • Methods: policy analyses

Principal Investigator: Exploring Parental Attitudes Towards Classroom Assessment

  • Co-Investigators: Dr. Joelle Rodway (Memorial University)

  • Funding: Seed Fund Grant (under review), Memorial University)

  • Methods: surveys, interviews, analyses of social media interactions (NodeXL)

Co-Investigator: Planning for Classroom Assessment in the Post-Covid-19 Era

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Joelle Rodway (Memorial University)

  • Funding: Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Partnership Engage Grant (under review)

  • Methods: surveys, focus groups

Co-Investigator: Classroom Approaches to CLIL [Content Language Integrated Learning] and Translanguaging Inventory

  • Co-Investigators: Dr. Anna Mendoza (University of Hong Kong) & Dr. Shakina Rajendram (OISE, University of Toronto)

  • Funding: Seed Fund, University of Hong Kong

  • Methods: survey, focus group, instrument creation

Project Manager: Preparing Teachers for the Age of Accountability: An International Partnership for Enhancing Teacher Education in Assessment

  • Co-Investigators: Dr. Christopher DeLuca (Queen’s University), Dr. Bronwen Cowie (University of Waikato), Dr. Jill Willis (Queensland University of Technology), & Dr. Chris Harrison (King’s College London)

  • Funding: Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Partnership Development Grant

  • Methods: surveys, interviews, document analysis, autobiographical reflections