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Mark Hirschkorn

Professor

PhD

Education, Faculty of

Marshall d'Avray Hall 254

Fredericton

mhirschk@unb.ca
1 506 447 3140



Education

  • B.Sc. (Hon.) Biology (Saskatchewan)
  • B.Ed. Major in Physics/Chemistry/Biology (Lethbridge)
  • M.Ed. (Alberta)
  • Ph.D. (Alberta)

Key areas of interest

  • International Comparative Education / Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education Program Design, Learning and Reform
  • Science Education using Constructivist and Inquiry Approaches
  • International Baccalaureate Programs and Certification

Teaching

  • All Undergraduate UNB Science Methods Courses (ED 5505, 5511, 5513 & 5514)
  • Teaching & Learning Theories (ED 5001, 5002 & 5003)
  • Investigating Science Teaching (ED 5960 - Course taught in Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Education in International Contexts (ED 6108 (graduate) & 5071 (undergraduate)
  • Preparation, Mentorship and Induction of Beginning Teachers (ED 6109)
  • Introduction to Research Methods (Ed 6902)

Practicum/professional mentoring

  • Practicum Supervision (ED 5050)
  • Supervision of Master’s and Doctoral Students

Professional practice, committees and volunteer work

  • Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence Committee
  • Reviewer for Assorted National Science Teacher Association journals
  • Reviewer for Assorted Teacher Education Journals (Ex. JTE)
  • Reviewer for Assorted General Education Journals (Ex. AJER, JCST)
  • Senate Internationalization Committee
  • Chair of B.Ed. Committee
  • GAU Curriculum Steering Committee
  • Field Services Committee
  • Assessment Committee
  • Former President of the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE)