Yu-Ling Lee

New videos

It’s been a while, but I have several new videos uploaded onto my YouTube channel. As I’m beginning to ramp up my exploration of education and YouTube, my aim is to continue to post regular YouTube videos about education content – in particular, educational theories and praxis about teaching and learning. Here are the new …

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Inspired Educator podcast Episode 11

Continuing with our SSHRC research about preservice teachers and podcasts, we present a conversation between Professor Nina Pak Lui and three preservice teachers, Michelle Bedry, Tasha DeVries, and Caroline Profitt. heir conversation centers on reflecting on the BC professional standards, communicating their beliefs about assessment and evaluation, and articulating any ethical, moral, or spiritual implications …

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Inspired Educator podcast and Continued conversation with preservice teachers

As part of our continued #SSHRC research about preservice teachers and podcasts, Nina Pak Lui and I are speaking to our students about their experiences in teacher education. In the following episode, we present a conversation between Professor Nina Pak Lui and two of her students, Rebecca Tazumi and Maria Giesbrecht. Their conversation centers around …

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Two research projects: 1) teachers/podcasts, 2) Teacher identity and spirituality

This academic year, I have two ongoing research projects. First, I am working on a SSHRC Explore Grant which funds my research about Preservice teachers and podcasts: Translating agency into communities of inquiry. This project is being researched alongside my colleague, Nina Pak Lui. We are trying to explore how best to amplify the voices …

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Academics as educational influencers

Part of my work is to discern the “influence” of educational media and technologies. As such, I was glad when I cam across an article by Jeffrey Carpenter et al. discussing the educational influencer. In their article (from their abstract), they describe how some educators use social medial platforms to affect other educator’s practices, philosophies, …

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Why consider Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)

My colleague Nina Pak Lui and I have bene working through challenges of the traditional classroom. We are trying to discern and articulate how teaching and learning are impacted by space, materiality, and design. This is both a conceptual and a practical challenge. For example, we ask, why do our education classrooms prioritize front facing …

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Building a Maker education bibliography

From an #edtech #edtheory perspective, I do appreciate a maker view of education. This framing of education through a making, designing, co-making, iterative lens is helpful to me. Additionally, it connects materiality/technology and humanist priorities in educational discourse. For now, I am building out my bibliography and I am wanting to connect with the scholars …

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Lingering with the works of Ted Aoki

Since my doctoral studies, I’ve been taken by the writings of Ted T. Aoki. He was a Canadian curriculum scholar who dramatically impacted the field of curriculum studies. I’ve written several pieces engaging with his thinking. In 2017, I wrote an article in the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, titled, Lingering on Aoki’s bridge: Reconceptualizing Ted …

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Conceptualizing curriculum as technotheological text

Part of my research is a journey of understanding curriculum as technology, and curriculum as theology. In this way, I have been conceptualizing curriculum as technotheology. One of my book chapters further builds on my theorizing by espousing Technotheological curricular spaces: Encountering the circus, cathedral, and bridge. This chapter is from the book, Provoking curriculum …

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