Area: Educational Foundations
PhD, MEd, BEd: York University (2011)
BA: McGill University (2000)
Key Areas of Interest/Expertise:
Foundations of education, cultural studies, critical studies, socio-cultural influences on teaching and learning, discourses of adolescence
ED 5070 Cultural Contexts of Education
ED 6315 Dismantling Educational Discourses
ED 5074 History and Philosophy of Education
ED 6043 History and Philosophy of Educational Ideas
ED 6101 Curriculum Development
ED 6911 Doctoral Seminar
Saul, R. (2017). When Critical Stances Become Scripted: Impediments to Resonant Dialogue in the Education Classroom. Power and Education 9(3), 202-209.
Saul, R. (2017). Education and the Mediated Subject. What Today’s Teachers Need Most from Researchers of Youth and Media. In D. Lemish, A. Jordan, V. Rideout (Eds.), Children, Adolescents, and Media: The Future of Research and Action (151-158). New York: Routledge. (Reissued)
Saul, R. (2017). Competition, Scarcity, and Silos: Graduate Student Antagonisms and the Consolations of Community. Antistasis 7(1), 189-213. https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/antistasis/article/view/25055/29555
Saul, R. (2016). Teaching Duquan Weems: Fallacies of the Hero-Teacher Construct as Seen in The Wire. In M. Readman (Ed.), Teaching and Learning on Screen: Mediated Pedagogies (pp. 11-25). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Saul, R. (2016). Adolescence and ClockTime: Two Modern Concepts Intertwined, Revisited, Reconsidered. Global Studies of Childhood 6(2), 234-245.
Saul, R. (2016). Education and the Mediated Subject: What Today’s Teachers Need Most from Researchers of Youth and Media. Journal of Children and Media 10(2), 156-163.
Saul, R. (2015). What is the Influence of Teacher-Student Relationships on Learning. Canadian Education Association. http://www.cea-ace.ca/sites/cea-ace.ca/files/cea_factsoned_teacherstudent relationships.pdf.
Saul, R. (2015). War Games: School Sports and the Making of Militarized Masculinities. In N. Taber (Ed.), Gendered Militarism in Canada: Learning Conformity and Resistance (pp. 209-227). Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press.
Mulcahy, D.E., Mulcahy, D.G., & Saul, R. (Eds.). (2014). Education in North America. New York: Bloomsbury.
Mulcahy, D.E., Mulcahy, D.G., & Saul, R. (2014). Introduction and Regional Overview. In D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy & R. Saul (Eds.), Education in North America (pp. 1-20). New York: Bloomsbury.
Saul, R. & Nichols, N. (2014). Canadian Teacher Training Reconsidered: Community-Based Education as a Response to Changing Times. In D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy & R. Saul (Eds.), Education in North America (pp. 95-115). New York: Bloomsbury.
Saul, R. (2014). Adolescence and the Narrative Complexities of Online Life: On the Making and Unmaking of YouTube’s AnonyGirl1. Digital Culture and Education 6(2), 66-81.
Saul, R. (2014). Educational Values in Conversation: An Essay on Teaching and Learning with Chinese Graduate Students in Canada. Professing Education, 9(2), 27-33.
Saul, R. (2012). The YouTube Selves of Mememolly. The International Journal of Learning and Media 4(1), The MIT Press, 9-24.
Saul, R. (2010). The Survival of Biology: ‘Lessons’ on Race from the Oprah Winfrey Show. The Journal of Popular Culture 43(6), 1282-1301.
Saul, R. (2010). Kevjumba and the Adolescence of YouTube. Educational Studies, 46(5), 457-477.
James, C.E. & Saul, R. (2007). Urban Schooling in Suburban Contexts: Exploring the Immigrant Factor in Urban Education. In W.T. Pink & G.W. Noblit (Eds.), The International Handbook of Urban Education (pp. 841-858). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
Taylor, L., James, C.E. & Saul, R. (2007). Who Belongs: Exploring Race and Racialization in Canada. In G.F. Johnson & R. Enomoto (Eds.), Conversations on the Edge: Race, Racialization and Anti-Racism (pp. 151-178). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Saul, R. & James, C.E. (2006). Framing Possibilities: Representations of Black Student Athletes in Toronto Media. Canadian and International Education Journal 35(1), 63-79.
Saul, R. (2006). How Black Male Student Athletes Get Stereotyped in Canada’s Schools. Our schools, our selves 15(2), 91-110.
Saul, R. (2005). Multiculturalism: A Discourse of Contradictions. In C.E. James, (Ed.), Possibilities and Limitations: Multicultural Policies and Programmes in Canada (pp. 175-180). Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
Saul, R. (2016, March 16). The Hollywood Syllabus: How Popular Movies Depict Schooling, and Why Paying Attention to Them Matters. Faculty of Education Colloquium Series, University of New Brunswick. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIaj-ZN2--Q