Academic Title: Associate Professor
Areas of Instruction
Contemporary Issues in Child Studies, Child Development & Brain Plasticity, Early Learning and Childcare
PhD, University of Calgary
M.A., University of Calgary
B.Ed., University of Saskatchewan
B.A., University of Saskatchewan
- Ecological Mindedness
- Inquiry Based Learning
- Identity Construction in Child Studies
- Contemplative Practice in Higher Education
Professional Community Service Interests
- Alberta Child Care Association
- Alberta Resource Centre for Quality Enhancement
- Canadian Childcare Federation
Research and Scholarly Projects
Mathison, B. and Dudley, N. (2011, January). Pedagogical Transitions: Reflections from a Conscripted “Quick Response Team”. Ninth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. http://www.hiceducation.org/proceedings_edu.htm
Mathison, B. and Knowlton Cockett, P. (2009, May). (Re)Enlivening the Spirit: Coming to Conversation, Topography, and Home. International Conference on Ecology and Professional Helping, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta. http://www.ucalgary.ca/oikos/ecoconference/speakers
Mathison, B. (2009, July). Heeding a Call to Ecological Mindedness. (The Sixteenth International Conference on Learning, University of Barcelona, Spain. http://l09.cgpublisher.com/proposals/270/index_html
Jeary, J., Dudley, N., and Mathison, B. (2007, May). Inclusive Practices: A Course of Action. Canadian Society for the Study of Education 2007 Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Cameron, M., Fidyk, A., and Mathison, B. (2007, February). Treading Rough Ground: Keeping the Conversation Going. Provoking Curriculum Conference, University of Calgary (host institution 2007), Banff, Alberta.
Mathison, B. (2006, June). Culture, Consumerism, Ecology, and Identity: Explorations of Self in Western Society. The Learning Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica. http://l06.cgpublisher.com/proposals/244/index_html
Mathison, B. (2006, May). Ecological and Cultural Influences on Teaching and Identity: A Dialogic Inquiry. Canadian Society for the Study of Education 2006 Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
Jeary, J. and Mathison, B. (2006, May). Inclusive Classrooms: What Works? Canadian Society for the Study of Education 2006 Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
Mathison, B. (2006, January). In Search of the “Good Life” — Consumerism, Ecology, and Identity: Explorations of the Ties that Bind. Fourth Annual Hawaii International Conference in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mathison, B. (2005, July). Critical Thinking as a Call to Creativity and Imagination. The Imaginative Education Research Group and the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.