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Name: Karol Adamowicz
Organizational Affiliation: Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
Email address: kadamowicz@emcn.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Diversity in work and learning, Work and learning issues for new Canadians
Current Projects: Developing integrated bridging programs for immigrants-specifically for internationally educated professionals seeking labour market (and ultimately social) integration.

Name: Mike Annett
Organizational Affiliation: Ministry of Alberta Innovation and Science
Email address: Mike.Annett@gov.ab.ca
Areas of research interest: Organizational learning, Workplace reform through learning

Name: Marlene Atleo, PhD
Organizational Affiliation: University of Manitoba, MB.
Email address: atleo@cc.umanitoba.ca
Areas of research interest: Intergenerational transmission of knowledge structures/strategies; storywork; phenomenological orienteering; mentoring graduate students in adult education
Current Projects: Developing discourses between EAL & Aboriginal teachers; Literacy in First Nations community; Teacher pd/resources for multicultural education in Berlin
Web address: http://www.umeek.com; http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/education/directory/eafp/atleo.htm  

Name: Connie Barlow
Organizational Affiliation: Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary
Email address: cabarlow@ucalgary.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Informal learning
Current Projects: 1. Peer Collaboration as a Model for Workplace Learning,
2. Interprofessional Course Development with Faculties of Nursing and Education

Name: Kathleen Binnie
Organizational Affiliation: Centre for Teaching and Learning - NAIT
Email address: kathleeb@nait.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Diversity in work and learning, Informal learning
Current Projects: Interests are community-based learners using technology, as well as international organizations using workplace learning with diverse workers/learners, on-line learning and facilitation

Name: Adrian Blunt
Organizational Affiliation: Professor, Adult and Continuing Education, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan
Email address: adrian.blunt@usask.ca  
Areas of research interest: Essential Skills, Workplace Learning, Other: Literacy Policy
Current Projects: 1. HRDC funded study of Essential Skills as a First Nations human capital development strategy, 2. SSHRC funded study of Essential Skills in the food sector

Name: Jennifer Branch
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Elementary Education, University of Alberta
Email address: jbranch@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: School to work transition, Other: Information Literacy Education

Name: Ken Brien, Ed.D.
Institutional affiliation: Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick
Email address: kbrien1@unb.ca  
Research interests: Educational administration, teacher education
Web address: http://www.unbf.ca/education/faculty/brien.html  

Name: Susan M. Brigham, PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Assistan Professor, Department of Education, Mount Saint Vincent University
Email address: Susan.Brigham@MSVU.ca
Areas of research interest: Diversity in work and learning, School to work transition, Work and learning issues for new Canadians, Other: migrant women domestic workers

Name: Lorette Bruce
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Employment, Immigration & Industry (Production and Marketing Consultant, People, Skills and Workplace Resources)
Email address: lorette.bruce@gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Persons with disabilities, Immigrants, Rural Albertans, Transitions, Employers/employment, Lifelong learning.
Current Projects: We product career development material and manage the ALIS website.
Web address: www.alis.gov.ab.ca  

Name: Dr. John M. Burger
Organizational Affiliation: Accountability and Reporting Division, Alberta Education
Email address: John.Burger@gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: School to work transition, Organizational learning, Other: High school completion
Current Projects: Developing instruments (elementary and jr/sr high levels) to identify barriers to high school completion for individual students

Name: Shauna Butterwick
Organizational Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Email address: shauna.butterwick@ubc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Informal learning, Inclusive learning environments, Other: Women's learning
Current Projects: Women's informal and alternative learning pathways to jobs in the IT field. http://www.edst.educ.ubc.ca/IT/  

Name: Katy Campbell, Ph. D.
Organizational Affiliation: Faculty of Extension, Associate Dean
Email address: katy.campbell@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Learning and instructional design, user-centered design, gender/technology interactions, faculty transformation
Current Project: Effectiveness of formal and informal processes in learning Essential Skills: A study of immigrant service organization
Web address: www.extension.ualberta.ca/faculty/memb_campbell.aspx   

Name: Veronica Caparas
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta, PH.D. student
Email address:caparas@ualberta.ca
Areas of research interest: Highly-skilled immigrant labour from China, India and the Philippines.

Name: Karen Carleton, M.Ed., M.S.
Email address: kaizen4people@gmail.com  
Affiliation: Kaizen Instructional & Performance Consulting, formerly at Alberta Motor Association, Boise State University Alumni, University of Calgary Alumni
Interests: Workplace learning, training, instructional design, performance improvement, needs assessment, evaluation
Projects/work: 90 min seminars and 1/2 day workshops on: Secrets of Effective Training, Program Evaluation Basics, Needs Assessment, Employee Performance Needs Analysis, Survey Design Best Practices.

Name: Jesse Chan
Organizational Affiliation: School District 43, Coquitlam, BC
Email address: jesse.chan@ualberta.net  
Areas of research interest: School to work transition, Essential Skills, Other: Special Education
Current Project/work: School psychologist

Name: Tammy Y. Chan
Organizational Affiliation: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
Email address: tammy.chan@utoronto.ca  
Areas of interest: Lifelong learning, women and ethnicity, career development
Current Projec/Workt: Lifelong Innovative Learning and Ethnic Minority Women: Engagement and Opportunities in Hierarchical Organizations

Name: Christy Ciezki, Career & Learning Consultant, Centre for Learning
Organizational Affiliation: Health Canada
Email address: christy_ciezki@hc-sc.gc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, mentoring, knowledge management
Current Projects: Communities of practice for career development, mentoring, distance learning.

Name: Dianne Conrad
Organizational Affiliation: Director, Centre for Learning Accreditation & Director, Bachelor of General Studies
Email address: diannec@athabascau.ca  
Areas of research interest: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR), workplace learning, Informal learning, Inclusive learning environments
Web: http://priorlearning.athabascau.ca/index.php  

Name: Dini Corbett-Lourenco
Organizational Affiliation: Lourenco Technology Corporation
Email address: dinicl@lourencotech.com  
Areas of research interest: Policy and labour market development, management, and administrative processes in developing countries\' postsecondary/TVET sector

Name: Lynn Corcoran
Email: lynncorcoran@nb.sympatico.ca  
Affiliation: Alberta Employment and Immigration Interests - Career Planning Services
Projects/work: Reintegrating clients to the workplace who have been distanced from employment due to mental health issues.

Name: Edrea Cox
Organizational Affiliation: EPCOR
Email address: ecox@epcor.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning. Other: Succession planning

Name: Ursule Critoph
Organizational Affiliation: Ursule Critoph Consulting, Athabasca University, WLN Board Member
Email address: ucritoph@telusplanet.net  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Equity in work and learning, Other: Work and learning public policy
Current Projects: Identifying policy and program issues of access to work and learning services for Francophone women in the prairies. Program development for joint union-management initiative

Name:Arthur (Art) K. Deane
Organizational Affiliation: HDC Human Development Consultants, Ltd.; SafeThink™ Manager for HDC
Email address: adeane@safethink.ca  
Areas of Research Interests: Safety Research, Basic Skills Needed by Adults
Interests:Safety Training, Training Group Facilitators, Developing Training Programs, Teaching Thinking Skills
Current Projects: Safety Training for Youth and Young Adults (ages 14 to 25) through Community Organizations, Safety Training for Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Safety Training for Alberta Industry, Career and Technology Studies (CTS) safety training, Endowment Fund Development for Workplace Learning at the University of Alberta.

Name: Kathleen Edwards
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta, Director of Learning, Alberta School of Business
Email address: kathleene@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential skills, organizational learning, transitions, leadership and supervisory training
Current Projects: Essential Skills, including the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) and Essential Skills Job Profiling
Web: http://www.bus.ualberta.ca  

Name:Gloria Filax, PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Master of Arts - Integrated Studies - Athabasca University
Email address: gloriaf@athabascau.ca  
Research interests: Equity/policy issues in work and learning environments
Current projects: Albertan identity, insidious trauma, women, and higher education

Name: LJ Fitzpatrick
Organizational Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Email address: ljfitz@interchange.ubc.ca  
Areas of interest: Adult learning and global change, higher education policy and social inclusion, learning supports and professional development for faculty, staff and student
Current research: Graduate student at UBC in the M.Ed Adult Learning and Global Change program.

Name: Karen Foss
Organizational Affiliation: Graduate Student in Educational Policy Studies, U of A
Email address: rkfoss@telusplanet.net  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Quality of worklife, work-life balance, how learning in innovative organizations impacts on employee health

Name: Lois Gander
Organizational Affiliation: Legal Studies Program, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
Email address: lois.gander@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Legal issues related to work; knowledge management; public legal education
Current Projects: FAQs on issues related to unions and the law
Web address: www.extension.ualberta.ca/lsp  

Name: Jacqueline Girouard, MLIS
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta Libraries
Email address: Jacqueline.Girouard@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Diversity in work and learning, Work and learning issues for new Canadians

Name: Shibao Guo
Organizational Affiliation: Workplace and Adult Learning, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary
Email address: guos@ucalgary.ca   
Areas of research interest: Equity and diversity in work and learning, Adult education and community development, Informal learning, Citizenship and immigration
Current Projects:1. Devaluation of Immigrants’ International Credentials and Work Experience:Exploring Community Responses 2. Exploring the Educational Role of Immigrant Service Organization - The Prairie Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration (PCERII)

Name: Gail Hall
Organizational Affiliation: Adult Learning & Recognition; CAPLA
Email address: gailhall@mts.net   
Areas of research interest:PLAR, informal to formal learning continuum; forms of recognition.
Web site: http://www.capla.ca  

Name: Lorna Harron
Organizational Affiliation: Imperial Oil Pipelines and Terminals and U of A, PhD Provisional Candidate in risk and loss management
Email address: lharron@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning
Current Projects: PhD thesis topic - Effective management of a risk and loss program through organizational change

Name: Stewart Hase
Organizational Affiliation: Southern Cross Institute of Action Research, Southern Cross University
Email address: shase@scu.edu.au  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Workplace reform through learning
Current Projects: Investigating how to improve knowledge management practices in organizations. Also looking at the needs of new managers and how they learn what they need to learn to survive

Name: Dr. Barbara Heather
Organizational affiliation: MacEwan Community College
Email address: heatherb@macewan.ca  
Areas of research interest: gender identity, impacts of beliefs about gender, gender and stress, gender and family, rural gender issues, historical research on Quaker and North American Indian contacts and ideas about restorative justice.
Current projects: Farm families and the impacts of economic and political restructuring, Restorative Justice and cultural implications.
Web address: currently being upgraded

Name: Julie Hudson
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Sociology, University of Alberta
Email address: jbhudson@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in educational participation, school-to-work transitions, labour market and regional effects on attitudes towards and participation in post-secondary education
Current Projects: As a SSHRC doctoral scholar, my research focuses on the relationship between educational aspirations among Canadian youth and their educational participation by age 19 years.

Name: Carl James
Organizational Affiliation: Faculty of Education, York University
Email address: cjames@edu.yorku.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, School to work transition, Inclusive learning environments

Name: David Jele
Organizational Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Email address: djele@interchange.ubc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Informal learning
Current Projects: Am analyzing data, writing research report for project - graduate school

Name: Kaela Jubas
Organizational Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary
Email address: kjubas@ucalgary.ca  
Areas of research interest: Informal/incidental adult learning; Pedigogical function of pop culture; Identity construction
Projects or work: Exploring messages about identity, ethics and pedagogy in 2 TV shows set in teaching hospitals (Grey's Anatomy and Scrubs), and doing focus groups with undergrad medical and nursing students who watch the shows about how they influence their own work-related learning about identity and ethics

Name: Jan Kainer
Organizational Affiliation: York University
Email address: jkainer@yorku.ca  
Areas of research interest: Diversity in work and learning, School to work transition
Current Projects: I am involved in a Community University Research Alliance SSHRC grant on an access program at York University and Seneca College. I am examining the work placement experience of students at non-profit organizations, community-based organizations and unions.

Name: Collen Kawaliluk
Organizational Affiliation: Assistant professor, University of Calgary, Faculty of Education
Email address: ckawalil@ucalgary.ca  
Areas of research interest: Global/international contexts in adult education; developing and promoting flexible learning initiatives, organizational change and development
Current Projects: 1. Preparing for cross-country conference speaking tour in Australia 2. Dialogue with adult educators in Havana, Cuba.

Name: Heather Kennedy-Plant
Email address: hkennedy@ualberta.ca  
Affiliation: University of Alberta, School of Business, Cooperative Education Program
Interests: Cooperative Education, WIL, Experiential Learning, Reflective Practice
Projects/work: Coorinator, Cooperative Education Program

Name: Nicole Kiffiak
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta
Email address: nicole.kiffiak@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Diversity in work and learning, Workplace reform through learning

Name: Mildred Klassen
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Health and Wellness
Email address: Mildred.Klassen@gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: School to work transitions, Career counselling, Mature workers, Heath Care (new research, technology and innovation; sustainability of the health system) 

Name: Douglas Knight, PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
Email address: douglas.knight@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: learning transference in the workplace, elearning
Current Projects: Staff development program learning transference

Name: Harvey Krahn
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, WLN Board Member
Email address: harvey.krahn@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Work and learning issues for new Canadians
Current Projects: School - Work Transitions Project
Website: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/transition/  

Name: Bonnie L. Krawec
Organizational Affiliation: Dynamic Directions (learning & leadership consulting); U of A
Email address: bonnie.krawec@dynamicdirections.ca  
Areas of research interest: Teaching and Learning Styles; Workplace learning; Organizational learning; Curriculum Development for Training in Organizations
Current Projects: Recently completed research project focusing on the teaching- learning best practices in one organization: design, development and next steps; currently involved in a project looking at the relationship between learner readiness for change (based on the trans-theoretical model of change of Miller & Rollinick) and adult education theories on teaching, learning, curriculum, and program development.
Website Address: http://www.dynamicdirections.ca  

Name: Wayne Lamble
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension
Email address: wayne.lamble@shaw.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning,Informal learning, Organizational learning

Name: John D. Light, Ed.D
Organizational Affiliation: Professor of Educational Leadership, Union University
Email address: jlight@uu.edu or jbl103@midsouth.rr.com  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Informal learning, Organizational learning

Name: Doug Lofstrand
Organizational Affiliation: Twin Tundra Enterprises - President
Email address: ttundra@telus.net  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential skills, Organizational learning, Next Generation Learning Technology
Current Projects: Needs assessment projects with NAIT and Alberta Apprenticeship.

Name: Marilyn Luft
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES)
Email address: mluft@shaw.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential skills

Name: Helen M. Madill
Organizational Affiliation: Centre for Health Promotion Studies (CHPS), Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology (WISEST), U of A
Email address: helen.madill@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Diversity in work and learning, School to work transition
Current Projects: http://www.chps.ualberta.ca  

Name: D'Arcy Martin
Organizational Affiliation: Coordinator, Centre for the Study of Education and Work, OISE/University of Toronto
Email address: darcymartin@sympatico.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Inclusive learning environments, Other: Union/Labour education
Current Projects: Our Labour Educators Working Group pulls together unionists and academics for exchange and debate. These conversations directly influence what union educators do, and will generate some academic publications

Name: Megan McDougald
Organizational Affiliation: Provisional PhD Candidiate, U of A School of Business
Email address: megan.mcdougald@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Organizational learning, Other: work-life balance
Current Projects: Presently involved in a research project that is examining entrepreneurship and the work-family interface. We are attempting to discover what strategies male and female entrepreneurs use in order to balance their work and home life.

Name: Michele Meier
Organizational Affiliation: Career & Learning Consultant Health Canada - Alberta region
Email address: michele_meier@hc-sc.gc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace Learning, Employee Development, Diversity, Multi-Generational Issues, Mentoring/Coaching, Knowledge Management/Succession Planning

Name: Robin Millar
Organizational Affiliation: Centre for Education and Work, University of Winnipeg
Email address: r.millar@uwinnipeg.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential skills, Informal learning
Current Projects: The CEW is currently conducting research on informal learning in the workplace. We have developed a "workplace learning audit tool" which we are using to identify learning for a variety of entry level positions.
Web address : http://www.cewca.org  

Name: Tom Nesbit
Organizational Affiliation: Simon Fraser University, B.C.
Email address: tnesbit@sfu.ca   
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Workplace reform through learning, Other: Labour education, Social Class, Numeracy
Current Projects: Adult education and social class, Lifelong Learning in Higher Education Institutions

Name: Cathy Olson
Organizational Affiliation: Learning & Organizational Development, University of Alberta
Email address: cathy.olson@hrs.ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Personal development for resilience, personal impact of organizational change, academic leadership, non-academic staff development in higher education, active teaching and learning

Name: David Parkes
Organizational Affiliation: Faculty Member, School of Business, Grant MacEwan University
Email address: dave.parkes@telus.net  
Areas of research interest: workplace learning, coaching/mentoring, management development
Current Projects:workplace mentoring, scholarship of teaching and learning

Name: Douglas Parsons
Organizational Affiliation: Parsons Development
Email address: douglas@parsonsdevelopment.ca  
Areas of research interest: English in the Workplace; Curriculum Development; Intercultural Development Inventory; Resumes; Interview Coaching
Projects/Work:Project Lead for Common Ground: English in the Workplace at NorQeust College..

Name: Sharon Prather
Organizational Affiliation: SP Initiatives Ltd.
Email address: sprather@telusplanet.net  
Areas of research interest: School to work transition, Essential skills

Name: Angela Risdon
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta, Staff Learning and Development
Email address: angela.risdon@enbridge.com  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Informal learning, Organizational learning
Current Projects: Leadership development in higher education

Name: Diane Rhyason
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta
Email address: diane.rhyason@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Informal learning, Other: learning through collaborative practice
Current Projects: Informal learning in web-based environments. Impact of positional boundaries in workplace collaborations

Name: Julie Salembier, M.Ed.
Organizational Affiliation: AWES - Alberta Workers Essential Skills Organization, WLN Administrator
Email address: jlsalem@shaw.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential Skills, Work and learning issues for new Canadians
Current Projects: Research project: The interplay between formal and Informal learning with low level workers
Web adddress: http://www.nald.ca/awes, http://nald.ca/molson  

Name: Joan Schiebelbein
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Labour History Institute (ALHI) and Career and Placement Services (CaPS), University of Alberta
Email address: joan.schiebelbein@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Labour history, Career education
Current Projects: Alberta labour history website
Web sites: www.labourhistory.ca, www.ualberta.ca/caps  

Name: Alvin M. Schrader
Organizational Affiliation: School of Library and Information Studies, U of A
Email address: aschrader@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: School to work transition, Informal learning
Current Projects: Current research is in the core nature of librarianship (library and information services) which includes core competencies for librarians

Name: Hans G. Schuetze
Organizational Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Email address: schuetze@unixg.ubc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Education and Training Policy, Alternation Education and Training, Lifelong Learning, Adult and Higher Education
Current Projects: The Effects of Globalization on Education; Reforms of Higher Education; Comparative Training Policies and Systems
Web address: http://www.edst.educ.ubc.ca/faculty/schuetze.html  

Name: Laura Servage
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta
Email address: lservage@ualberta.ca   
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning, Other: Distance education

Name: Ahmad Sabetghadam
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Modern languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta
Email address: asabetgh@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: International/Intercultural understanding
Current Projects: Cultural competency at home, community, school, and work places, Immigrant Men Support Network, Internationally-Trained Professional Advocacy, Centre for International/Intercultural Education Initiative
Web address: www.members.shaw.ca/sabetghadam  

Name: Gordon D. Shand
Organizational Affiliation: HDC Human Development Consultants Ltd.
Email address: gshand@hdc.ca
Websites: www.hdc.ca and www.SafeThink.ca
Phone: (780) 463-3909


Name: Don Shaw
Organizational Affiliation: Curriculum Branch, Alberta Learning
Email address: Don.Shaw@learning.gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Inclusive learning environments
Current Projects: Redevelopment of the Occupational Component of the Integrated Occupational Program. Contact person for Off-Campus Education (Work Experience, RAP, Green Certificate)

Name: Susan Shaver, Ed.D.
Organizational Affiliation: Learning by Design
Email address: spshaver@rogers.com  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational Power, Politics & Trainers
Current Projects: Exploring use and mis -use of influence in the workplace

Name: Judy Sillito
Organizational Affiliation: Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN)
Email address: jsillito@emcn.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Diversity in work and learning, Work and learning issues for new Canadians

Name: Bonnie Slade
Organizational Affiliation: York University
Email address: Bonnieslade@rogers.com   
Areas of research interest: Migration and work and learning
Projects: Immigrant professionals and the labour market in Toronto (specifically immigrant women engineers), investigating how volunteering to access the labour market is shaped by processes of gender, race and class

Name: Elizabeth Sorochan
Organizational Affiliation: Staff Learning and Development, University of Alberta
Email address: elizabeth.sorochan@hrs.ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning, Experiential learning

Name: Yvette Souque
Organizational Affiliation: Manager, National Literacy Secretariat, HRSDC
Email address: yvette.souque@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Essential skills
Current Projects: I am the NLS Manager responsible for the Business-Labour Partnerships and Workplace Literacy program of funding and partnerships at the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources Skills Development Canada.
Web address: http://www.nald.ca/nlsf.htm  

Name: Diane Spokus, M. Ed.
Organizational Affiliation: The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Email address: dms201@psu.edu  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning, Other: Older adults in the workplace/training and retention
Current Projects: Beginning doctoral program in Workforce Education/Training and development at the Pennsylvania State University

Name: Eric Stein
Organizational Affiliation: Canadian Occupational Resource Consultants
Email address : cdnrn@planet.eon.net  
Areas of research interest : Workplace learning, health and safety, occupational health
Current Projects: cholesterol education, drug and alcohol training, shiftworkers and fatigue management
Web address: www.canorc.com  

Name: Rhonda Sussman
Organizational Affiliation: Assistant, Centre for the Study of Education and Work, OISE/UT
Email address: rsussman@oise.utoronto.ca  
Areas of research interest: Lifelong learning and work, union education, prior learning and assessment,
Current Projects: Research Network on Work and Lifelong Learning (http://www.wallnetwork.ca)
Web address: http://www.learningwork.ca  

Name: Alison Taylor
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta, WLN Board Member
Email address: ataylor@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, School to work transition, Essential skills
b: I am conducting a case study on school to work transition that is part of a larger SSHRC project entitiled "The Changing Nature of Work and Lifelong Learning in the New Economy".
Web address: http://www1.oise.utoronto.ca/research/wall/index.html  

Name: Maurice Taylor
Organizational Affiliation: University of Ottawa/Faculty of Education
Email address: mtaylor@uottawa.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Essential skills, Informal learning
Current Projects: 1. Collaborative learning styles and teaching models in adult literacy progarmming (international study) 2. Informal literacy practices and media perceptions of adults with low literacy skills (national study)

Name: Nayda Veeman
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Education, University of Saskatchewan
Email address: mnv964@mail.usask.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Informal learning, Work and learning issues for new Canadians
Current Projects: http://www.usask.ca/education/alcs  

Name: John Vellacott
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Human Resources and Employment
Email address: john.vellacott@gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Disability policy, employment policy, social policy, program evaluation, knowledge management, information management

Name: Janice Wallace
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta, WLN Advisory Board
Email address: wallacej@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Diversity in work and learning, Inclusive learning environments
Current Projects: Women Teachers in Twentieth Century Ontario, The Effects of Restructuring on the work of school administrators, Doing equity work in bureaucratic settings

Name: Zachariah Wanzare
Organizational Affiliation: University of Alberta
Email address: wanzare@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, School to work transition, Other: Staff development
Current Projects: Currently involved in a project that examines the concerns and professional development needs of elementary and secondary school principals relative to their instructional leadership roles

Name: Donna Weitz
Organizational Affiliation: Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry
Email address: Donna.Weitz@gov.ab.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Diversity in work and learning, Essential skills

Name: Kristopher Wells
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta
Email address: kwells@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, Diversity in work and learning, Inclusive learning environments
Current Projects: As a Killam and SSHRC doctoral scholar, my research, teaching and service work centers on creating safe, caring and inclusive work and learning environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, and queer (LGBTQ) teachers and students

Name : Theresia Williams
Organizational Affiliation: Knowledge Cultivator
Email address : theresia.williams@knowledgecultivators.com  
Areas of research interes: Community development, adult education, research and planning, workforce development, ethics, leadership

Name: Ann M. Wilson, Ph.D
Organizational Affiliation: EPCOR, Senior Manager, Workplace Learning and Communication, Energy Services
E-mail address: annwilson@telus.net  
Areas of research interest: Values, Ethics

Name: Lorraine Woollard
Organizational Affiliation: Community Service-Learning (Arts)
Email address: lmw@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: University-Community Links/Community-Based Research/Integrating Research into Teaching.... "Incubating" a Network for Community Engaged Learning (N-CEL) at the U of A
Web address: www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/arts/CSLhome.cfm  

Name: Vicky Worrell
Organizational Affiliation: Educational Policy Studies, U of A
Email address: vworrell@ualberta.ca  
Areas of research interest: Equity in work and learning, School to work transition, Informal learning

Name: Jane Zakreski
Organizational Affiliation: Environment Canada
Email address: janesays@shaw.ca  
Areas of research interest: Workplace learning, Organizational learning, Workplace reform through learning

Name: Cheryl Zurawski
Organizational Affiliation: University of Regina
Email address: cdz@arialassociates.com  
Areas of research interest : Workplace learning, "human resource" development




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