Wendy Bokhorst-Heng, PhD

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Wendy Bokhorst-Heng PhD Associate Professor of Education

Ph: 506-858-8970 Ext: 198
Email: Wendy.BokhorstHeng@crandallu.ca

Education

BA (Hons), University of Western Ontario
MA, University of Toronto
TESL Cert., Canadian Co-operative for Language and Cultural Studies
PhD, University of Toronto

Other Professional Appointments

Editorial Board, Canadian and International Education

Courses Taught

  • Literacy Education
  • Theory and Practice: Elementary
  • Instructional and Learning Processes: Secondary
  • Diversity and Multiculturalism in Education
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Research Applications in Education

Honours & Scholarships

Several research grants from the Singapore Ministry of Education
Teaching Assistant Award, University of Toronto, Scarborough, 1993
Distinguished Faculty Award, American University, 2002
The Steven & Ella Steeves Award for Excellence in Teaching, Crandall University, 2015
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations research grant, 2015

Select Publications & Presentations

Silver, R. & Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. (Eds.). (2016). Quadrilingual education in Singapore: Pedagogical innovation in language education. Singapore Education Innovation Series. Singapore: Springer.

Williams, J. & Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. (Eds.). (2016). (Re)building Memory: Textbooks, identity, and the pedagogies and politics of imagining community. Vol. 2: Textbooks, identity, nation and state. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Flagg-Williams, J. &  Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. (2016). Classroom Audio Distribution in the Postsecondary Setting:  A Story of Universal Design for Learning. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. 29(1), 165-177.

Silver, R.E. & Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. (2016). Overarching Themes, Bilingual Dreams and Multilingual Landscapes: Quadrilingual Education in Singapore. In R.E. Silver & W.D. Bokhorst-Heng (Eds.), Quadrilingual education in Singapore: Pedagogical innovation in language education. Singapore Education Innovation Series. Singapore: Springer.

Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. & Silver, R.E. (2016). Final words: A reflective synthesis. In R.E. Silver & W.D. Bokhorst-Heng (Eds.), Quadrilingual education in Singapore: Pedagogical innovation in language education. Singapore Education Innovation Series. Singapore: Springer.

Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. & Silver, R.E. (2016). Contested spaced in policy enactment: A Bourdieusian analysis of language policy in Singapore. Language Policy, 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s10993-016-9410-6.

Bokhorst-Heng, W.D. (2016). Introduction: Palimpsest Identities in the Imagining of the Nation: A Comparative Model. In J. Williams & W.D. Bokhorst-Heng (Eds.). (Re)Constructing Memory: Textbooks, identity, nation and state (1-24). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Bokhorst-Heng, W.D., Flagg-Williams, J., & West, S. (2014). The palimpsest layers of pre-service teachers’ literacy autobiographies. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 9(4), 343-364. DOI: 10.1080/1554480X.2014.951652

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