Research

 

2014: Research assistant to Dr. Mijung Kim

  • Qualitative research project looking at problem solving approaches developed by students during wilderness survival summer camp.

2013: PhD research project: Film production based mixed methods research

  • Filmmaking as a Transformative Pedagogical Method for Secondary Student Engagement with Science: A mixed method study of the dynamics of high school students’ views of the nature of science.

2011: Qualitative research with Dr. Michael Roth

  • Using qualitative research methodologies I used discourse analysis to analyse high school students interview data within a project that was focused on looking at students career plans resulting in a chapter “Childhood memories in career plans: How past memories shape our identities” in the book: Talk about careers in science, Chapter: 5, Publisher: Sense Publishers, Editors: W.M. Roth, P.L. Hsu, pp.83-95

2009-2010: Research Assistant to Dr. Larry Yore

  • I have worked closely with Dr. Yore and all researchers involved in five year research project called Pacific Crystal Project, that focused on variety of educational approaches to science education. I was in charge of completing full summary of the Pacific Crystal Project and succeeded in finishing the web presentation of this complex and long running research endeavour. It can be found on the web: (http://web.uvic.ca/~stemed/main.html)

2009-2010: Research Assistant to Dr. Larry Yore
I have completed literature review for research comparison with results of National Research Council of the National Academies (2009) published in Learning Science in Informal Learning Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits

This literature review supported the Pacific Crystal Research Project. I organized this review according to the Conclusions presented by the Committee of the National Research Council of the National Academies (USA) and created web access to this comparison.

  • on the web: (http://web.uvic.ca/~stemed/literature/index.html)
  • Yore, L. D., Kottová, A., & Jagger, S. (2010). Learning science in informal environments: People, places, and pursuits by P. Bell, B. Lewenstein, A. W. Shouse, & M. A. Feder (Eds.) [Book Review]. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 5(3), 377–382.