Dr. Glenda Black

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Associate Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education
Position
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
Office
A336
Extension
4526
Website
About
Dr. Glenda Black’s enthusiasm as an instructor in the Bachelor of Education and Graduate programs in the Schulich School of Education grows out of her experience and expertise as a teacher, school administrator, and researcher. As a university instructor, she is committed to ensuring her teaching is innovative and creative to meet the diverse interests and abilities of adult learners. In 2015 she was the recipient of Nipissing University’s Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching. Awarded funding from federal (SSHRC), provincial (Ontario Ministry of Education), external and internal grants, Dr. Black has researched and written extensively on topics related to education. Her areas of interest are Indigenous education, international teaching, curriculum development, and action research.
Education
BA, University of Waterloo
BEd, Nipissing University
MEd, Nipissing University
EdD, University of Phoenix
Research
Research Interests:

International Teaching Practicums, Indigenous Education, Community Service-Learning, Curriculum Development, Action Research, Educational Leadership

Current & Future Research:
  • Exploring the effects of an international practicum at home and abroad (Funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - SSHRC)
  • Supporting Aboriginal adult learners and their families in their transition from Northern communities into the Nipissing First Nation and North Bay area (Funded by Ontario Ministry of Education)
  • Education for Innovation E4I (Funded by Rideau Hall Foundation)
  • A pan-Canadian exploration of action research in teacher education (SSHRC)
Publications
Edited Books

Clausen, K., & Black, G. L. (Eds.). (2020). The future of action research in education: A Canadian perspective. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter

Black, G. L., Jarvis, D. H., & Cantalini-Williams, M. T. (In press). Candidates in collaborative curriculum design: Education for Innovation (E4I). In J. Nickel & J.M. Jacobsen (Eds.), Preparing teachers as curriculum designers (pp. x-x). Canadian Association for Teacher Education.

Byrd, M. & Black, G. L.  (In press). Cultural competence and global awareness. In L. Fulton, J. Yoshioka, & N. P. Gallavan (Eds.), Online teaching and learning for teacher educators: The book you have wanted and needed (pp. x-x). Rowan & Littlefield.

Black, G. L., Hicks, J., Paljevic, S., & Rosela, R. (In press). Stories from the classroom. In L. Fulton, J. Yoshioka, & N. P. Gallavan (Eds.), Online teaching and learning for teacher educators: The book you have wanted and needed (pp. x-x). Rowan & Littlefield.

Black, G. L. & Mottonen, A. L. (In Press). Enhancing mentor teachers’ experience, effectiveness, and engagement through professional development and university communication. In P. E. Bernhardt, T. Conway, & G. Richardson (Eds.). Engaged clinical practice: Preparing mentor teachers and university-based educators to support teacher candidate learning (pp. x-x). Rowan & Littlefield Education.

Black, G. L., Bernardes, R., & Wilox, K. (In Press). A longitudinal understanding of international practicums from a critical perspective. In M. Sharma, A. Allen, & Awad Ibrahim (Eds.). Disruptive learning narratives in international settings: Critical challenges in teacher education practicums abroad (pp. x-x). Sense Publishing.

Black, G. L., & Greenfield, M. (2019). Developing culturally responsive teacher candidates through community service-learning. Action in Teacher Education. In N. P. Gallavan & L. G. Putney (Eds.), ATE teacher education yearbook XXVI, building upon inspirations and aspirations with hope, courage, and strength (v.2): Tomorrows leaders in classroom and schools (pp. 135–156), Rowman & Littlefield.

Black, G. L. (2017).  I am successful! Developing teacher candidates’ confidence and self-efficacy through reflection and supervising teacher support.  In F. A. Bowles & C. J. Pearlman (Eds.), Enhancing Self-Efficacy in Action: Case Studies for Educator Preparation (pp.1-15). Rowan & Littlefield Education. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781475825213/Self-Efficacy-in-Action-Tales-from-the-Classroom-for-Teaching-Learning-and-Professional-Development

Black, G. L., Olmsted, B., & Clausen, K. (2016). A framework for teaching professionalism in a teacher education program.  In M. Hirschkorn & J. Mueller (Eds.), What should Canada’s teachers Know? Teacher capacities: Knowledge, beliefs and skills (pp. 127-161). Canadian Association for Teacher Education. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-36OcipMmoPeGxvd19xYmMyUVU/view

Non-Reviewed Book Chapter

Black, G. L. (2011). Masters journey. In T. Ryan (Ed.) The Masters’ of Education Journey: Reflections from Within. (pp. 86-98). Nipissing University.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Jarvis, D. H., Black, G. L., & Cantalini-Williams, M. T. (2020). Education for innovation (E4I): Exploring the developmental process of a Canadian curriculum resource. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 66(1), 72 –99.

Black, G. L. & Greenfield, M. (2019). Preparing teacher candidates for the 21st century classroom through a community service-learning program. Planning in Higher Education, 47(3), 1-13. https://www.scup.org/resource/a-co-curricular-community-service-learning-program-the-impact-on-teacher-candidates-and-indigenous-populations/ 

Bernardes, R., Black, G. L., Jowi, J. O., & Wilcox, K. (2019). Teachers' critical interculturality understandings after an international teaching practicum. Critical Studies in Education.  http://doi: 10.1080/17508487.2019.1620817

Black, G. L. (2019). A correlational analysis of servant leadership and school climate. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, Boston College, 13(4), 437–466. Article republished in 20th anniversary issue – twenty articles were selected.

Black, G. L. & Hachkowski, C. (2019). Indigenous learners: What educators need to know. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(8), 1092 –1108. http://doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2018.1450495

Black, G. L., & Cantalini-Williams, M. (2018). Exploring elements of community networks: Family and community engagement strategy project as an innovative multi-agency partnership. Educational Planning Journal, 24(4), 7–25.  

Savard, C. & Black, G. L. (2017). Exploring family taekwondo and attention deficit disorder. International Journal of Martial Arts, 3(1), 15–31. Retrieved from http://injoma.com/gnuboard4/bbs/board.php?bo_table=injoma_search&wr_id=…

Black, G. L, & Olmsted, B., & Mottonen, A. L. (2016). Associate teachers’ perceptions of effective mentorship professional development. The New Educator, 12(4), 322–342. doi.org/10.1080/1547688X.2016.1207828 

Black, G. L. (2015). Developing teacher candidates’ self-efficacy through reflection and supervising teacher support. In-Education. 21(1), 78–98. Retrieved from https://ineducation.ca/ineducation/issue/view/22

Black, G. L. (2014). Say cheese! A snapshot of elementary teachers’ engagement and motivation for classroom assessment. Action in Teacher Education, 36(5-6), 377–388. http:// doi.org/10.1080/01626620.2014.977689

Kelting Gibson, L. M., Gallavan, N. P., St. Arnauld, E., Black, G. L., Cayson, A., Davis, J., Evans, K. D., Johnson, P. P., Levandowski, B., Mosley, K., Rickey, D., Shulsky, D. D., Thomas, D., Williamson, A. M., & Wolfgang, J. (2014). Four facets of classroom assessment: Obstacles, obligations, outcomes, and opportunities. Action in Teacher Education, 36(5-6), 363–376.

Black, G. L., & Bernardes, R. (2014). Developing global educators and intercultural competence through an international teaching practicum in Kenya. Comparative and International Education, 43(2), Article 4, 1–16.

Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., Elliott-Johns, S. E., & Wideman, R. (Winter, 2013). Evaluation of a family and community engagement strategy. The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, (59)4, 569–590. 

Elliott-Johns, S. E., Wideman, R., Black, G.L., Cantalini-Williams, M., & Guibert, J. (2013). Developing multi-agency partnerships for early learning: Seven keys to success. LEARNing Landscapes Vol. 7, #1, Autumn 2013 (pp. 149-169). Themed Issue: Early Childhood Education: Successes and Challenges. Montreal, QU: LEARN Publications. www.learninglandscapes.ca

Black, G. L., & Bernardes, R. (2012). Using arts-based activities to foster transformative learning during a teaching practicum in Kenya. In J. Raffoul (Ed). Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT) (pp. 98–101). http://celt.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/CELT/issue/view/378

Mady, C., & Black, G.L. (February, 2012). Access to French as a second official language programs as a means to strengthen Canada’s social fabric tapestry threads. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57(4), 498–501.

Black, G. L. (2011). Using text-to-voice word prediction software to enable adolescent learners. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, 2(4), 537–543.

Black, G. L. (2010). A correlational analysis of servant leadership and school climate. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, Boston College, 13(4), 437–466.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Jarvis, D. H., Cantalini-Williams, M. T., & Black, G. L. (2018). Education for Innovation (E4I): A national initiative promoting innovation in Canadian schools, Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research Conference Paper Series, No: EDU2018-2489. https://www.atiner.gr/paper-series 

Black, G. L., Olmsted, B., Webster, C., Minor, S. (2015). Enhancing associate teacher support for mentoring teacher candidates in Ontario schools. In N. Dominguez (Ed). New Perspectives in Mentoring: A Quest for Leadership Excellence & innovation. Proceedings in the 2016, 8th Annual Mentoring Conference, 20-23 October, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  http://mentor.unm.edu/conference/

Wideman, R., Elliott-Johns, S. E., Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., & Guibert, J. (2012). Keys to success in multi-agency partnerships: A preliminary report on further research.  In M. Bezzina (Ed). Ethical leadership: Building capacity for those moments of challenging choices. Proceedings of the 2012, 17th Annual Values and Leadership Conference, 1-2 October, Brisbane, Queensland: Centre for Creative & Authentic Leadership ISBN: 978-0-9870640-2-8.  http://www.acu.edu.au/411686

Papers in non-refereed journals and professional magazines

Cantalini-Williams, M. T., Black, G. L., Jarvis, D. H., & Guilbert, J. (2018). Innovative leaders using technology to promote innovation. Canadian Principal Council. http://marketzone.ca/ebooks/CAP/2018/CAP-T0318_EMAG/html5forpc.html?page=0

Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., Elliott-Johns, S. E., Guibert, J., & Wideman, R. (2015). FACES pilot project: The principal is pivotal in family and community engagement. Ontario Principals Council, 17(2), 1419.

Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., Elliott-Johns, S. E., Guibert, J., & Wideman, R. (2014, Winter). Principles of engagement: The critical role of school principals in early years' transitions. Catholic Principals Council of Ontario, 18(2), 42–43.

Mady, C., Black, G. L., & Fulton, K. (October, 2010). Review of Ministry of Education policies affecting equitable access to FSL programs. The State of French Second Language Education in Canada 2009. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Parents for French.

Technical Reports

Jarvis, D. H., Black, G. L., & Cantalini-Williams, M. T. (2019). Education for innovation (E4I): Exploring the developmental process of a Canadian curriculum resource. Full and executive summary submitted to Rideau Hall Foundation (41 pages, 13,150 words)

Black, G. L. (2019). Final evaluation: Evaluation of We All Belong/ A Circle of Caring COPA resources in community. Full and executive summary submitted four participating Ontario school districts and Ministry of Education. (60 pages; 21,500 words)

Black, G. L. & Greenfield, M. (2018). The Biidaaban a circle of caring: Supporting transitions into community. Final report submitted to Ontario Ministry of Education. (8 pages; 3,000 words).

Black, G. L., Olmsted, B., Webster, C., Minor, S., Mottonen, A. L. (2015). Exploring professional development opportunities for associate teachers. Full and executive summary submitted to thirteen participating Ontario school districts and Ministry of Education. (37 pages; 9,740 words)

Black, G. L. & Hachkowski, C. (2014, November). A handbook for educators of Aboriginal students. Handbook created for the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives.

Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., Elliott-Johns, S. E., Guibert, J., & Wideman, R. (2013, April). Evaluation of the family and community engagement strategy. Submitted to The Learning Partnership. (191 pages; 47,112 words). http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/knowledge-mobilization/research-and-insights/upcoming-research-projects

Black, G. L., Cantalini-Williams, M., Elliott-Johns, S. E., Guibert, J., & Wideman, R. (2013, April). Evaluation of the family and community engagement strategy summary report. Submitted to The Learning Partnership. (26 pages; 5,926 words). http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/knowledge-mobilization/research-and-insights/upcoming-research-projects

Teaching:

2015: Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching: Nipissing University