I received my PhD in developmental psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2009. I completed my BEd with primary/junior qualification from the University of Western Ontario in 1990, following completion of a BA in Psychology with a minor in Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1987.
Since joining Laurier, I have taught courses in both graduate and undergraduate programs in both the Department of Psychology and the Faculty of Education. Prior to my graduate education, I taught for almost a decade as an elementary teacher for the Waterloo Region District School Board in Kindergarten to Grade 6.
I currently have volunteer research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students interested in digital technologies and education. Students who are interested in gaining experience in research in my areas of expertise are invited to contact me to discuss possible roles in our research lab. You may read more about the nature of my research lab by visiting our website.
1. Mueller, J., Beckett, D., Hennessey, E., & Shodiev, H. (2017). Assessing computational thinking across the curriculum. In C. Hodges & P. Rich (Eds.), Emerging Research, Policy and Practice on Computational Thinking.(pp. xxx-xxx). AECT/Springer.
2. Mueller, J., Archer, K., Wood, E., & De Pasquale, D. (2016). Put their learning in their hands: Apps supporting self-regulated learning. In N. Kucirkova & G. Falloon (Eds.), Apps, technology and younger learners: International perspectives, empirical evidence, implications for practice (pp. xxx-xxx). London: Routledge.
3. Mueller, J., Willard-Holt, C., & Buzza, D. (2011). Evaluating the complexities of teacher preparation through on-line program wide assessment (pp. 175 – 192). In T. Falkenberg & H. Smits (Eds.). The question of evidence in research in teacher education in the context of teacher education program review in Canada (2 vols.). Winnipeg, MB: Faculty of Education of the University of Manitoba. http://www.umanitoba.ca/education/TEResearch/Book%202010%20(Volume%202).pdf
Minor in Education:
EM203 Teaching in 140 Characters or Less (online)
Bachelor of Education:
EU423 Teaching Health and Physical Education P/J and J/I
EU481 Principles and Applications of Learning and Development
Master of Education:
EU503 Learning Theories
EU530 Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Content
EU598 Capstone Seminar
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