Current Graduate Students
Abdullah Al Mamun Bhuiyan (M.Ed.)
Efficacy of Efficacy of Indigenous Primary Level Teachers to Teach in Mother Tongues in Bangladesh
Abdullah Al Mamun Bhuiyan obtained his BA in English and MA in English Language Teaching from East West University in Bangladesh. While earning his first master's degree at East West University in Bangladesh, he worked as a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of English. Afterwards, he spent several years teaching English at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia. He is pursuing a second thesis-based master's degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) on indigenous teacher training to teach in their language in Bangladesh. MUN awarded him an entrance scholarship. Additionally, he works as a Teaching Assistant for two courses at the Faculty of Engineering. His articles have been published in journal articles about teaching, assessment, education, and language policy.
Former Graduate Students
Nevra Ozoren Sener (M.Ed.)
Understanding teachers' approaches to assessment and restorative justice in education in Newfoundland and Labrador
Nevra Ozoren Sener completed her bachelor’s degree in Guidance and Psychological Counseling in the Faculty of Education at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey as a high-honor student and was awarded a merit-based scholarship. She took various responsibilities at middle school and high school levels as guidance and psychological counselor, vice principal, and Advanced Placement psychology teacher during her nine-year experience in the field of education. In 2021, she started her master’s degree in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Her graduate research focuses on the approaches of teacher candidates and classroom teachers to classroom assessment and restorative justice in education in Newfoundland and Labrador. She was awarded “Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies" for her continued academic excellence throughout the program. Her research interests are classroom assessment, restorative justice in education, culturally responsive pedagogy, and teacher education in classroom assessment. She has been working as a graduate research assistant on various projects related to her research interests.
2021 - Stephanie Leigh Bourque (M.Ed.)
Understanding Evaluation and Assessment in Canada
Stephanie completed her undergraduate degree at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John before completing her Master's degree in Leadership Studies at Memorial University. She is an elementary school teacher who has taught French Immersion and English programs. She also worked as a K-5 Numeracy coach in her school district for a year. Stephanie aspires to be a school administrator one day and continues to take on leadership roles within her school and district. Stephanie completed an independent study project that focused on assessment practices in Canada. Stephanie's research project on assessment helped her to earn the final course needed for the New Brunswick Principal's Certificate. Stephanie's interests include classroom assessment practices, helping to mentor new teachers, and differentiated targeted instruction. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, reading, and baking.
2021 - Madison Long (M.Ed.)
Diving Deeper into Evaluation and Assessment