CURRICULUM VITAE

Patricia Clifford, PhD,

Adjunct Professor, University of Calgary

University Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

University of Saskatchewan

Honours English

1969

Bachelor of Education

University of Ottawa

Secondary English

1971

Masters of Arts

University of Calgary

Sociology

1990

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Calgary

Philosophy

1996

Teaching Experience

Halton County Board of Education

High School English

1971-1976

Calgary Board of Education

High School English
Elementary generalist
Junior High School generalist

1976-1985
1991-1994
1994-1996

Rocky View School Division

Elementary generalist

1996-1999

University of Calgary

Voices of Children,
Voices of Teachers
EDER 669.12
EDER 600
EDTP 512.01
EDTP 512.01
EDER 679.11

Summer, 1994

Spring 1999
Fall/Winter 2000
Winter 2000
Winter 200
Spring 200

Staff Development Experience

Calgary Board of Education

Coordinator of Intern teachers
School Improvement consultant

1985-1986
1986-1988

Rocky View School Division

Teacher-researcher at the Galileo
Centre for Professional Development

1996-1999

Publications

Books

Jardine, D., Clifford, P. & Friesen, S. (2002). Back to the Basics of Teaching and Learning: Thinking the World Together. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.

Book Chapters

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1994). Managing on the twelfth: a curious plan. Reprinted in
Transforming schools from within. Harvard: Harvard Educational Review.

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1995). Managing on the twelfth: a curious plan. Reprinted in Shifting histories. Harvard: Harvard Educational Review.

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1997). Landscapes of loss: On the original difficulty of reading. In
Action research as a living practice (Counterpoints, 67). D. Sumara and T. Carson (Eds.) New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (in press). Awakening in a dark wood. In Daily Meaning.
A. Neilsen (Ed). British Columbia: Bendall Books

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (in press). The Stewardship of the Intellect: Classroom Life, Educational Innovation and Technology. In Issues in the Integration of Technology into Teaching, Learning, and School Culture(s). B. Barrell (Ed.). Detselig Enterprises Ltd.

Articles

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1993). Managing on the twelfth: A curious plan. Harvard Educational Review, 63 (3)

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (2001). The Galileo Educational Network: Bringing learning to learners. Proceedings Ed-Media World Conference on Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, 2001.

Clifford, P. (1997). Out of our minds. Educational Policy Analysis Archives5 (5) Available on line at http://olam.ed.asu.edu/epaa/vol5.html

Clifford, P., Friesen, S., and Jardine, D (2001). Whatever happens to him happens to us: Reading coyote reading the world. Journal of Educational Thought, 35(1), 9-26.

Friesen, S., Clifford P. and Jardine, D. (1998). Meditations on classroom community, memory and the intergenerational character of mathematical truth. JCT: An Interdisciplinary
Journal of Curriculum Studies.
14 (4), 6-11

Jardine, D. and Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1995) Whole language, edgy literacy and the work of the world. Applying Research to the Classroom, 13 (2), 2-5.

Jardine, D. and Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (in press) A Response to "Social difference and the problem of the unique individual: An uneasy legacy of child-centered pedagogy

Jardine, D. and Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (2000). Globalization and the pedagogical prospects of the gift. Alberta Journal of Educational Research

Publications Written Under Contract

Clifford, P. (1994). Leadership and the Principal. Written under contract to Alberta Education

Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1995) Hard fun: teaching and learning for the 21st century Written under contract to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada

Conference Presentations

Lives of Girls and Women: Issues in Teaching and Learning (with S. Friesen, J. Holmes, J. Pollock Calgary Board of Education). Learneds Society of Canada, Calgary, 1994

Collaboration and the work of the world (with A. Neilsen, Mount St. Vincent University, P. Clifford and S. Friesen, University Elementary School). JCT Conference on
Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice
, Banff, Alberta, October 1994.

Reading Coyote reading the world: Meditations on whole language, edgy literacy and the work of the world (with P. Clifford and S. Friesen, Calgary Board of Education.) National
Reading Conference
, New Orleans, December 1995.

Transgressive energy: The necessary delinquency of Pandora, Eve and wilful children. (with S. Friesen, Calgary Board of Education). JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Chattanooga Tennessee, September-October 1995.

The art of hermeneutic reading (with S. Friesen, Rockyview School District and D. Jardine, University of Calgary) National Reading Conference, Charleston, December 1996.

Transgressive energy: The necessary delinquency of Pandora, Eve and wilful children. (with S. Friesen, Calgary Board of Education). Teaching and Narrative Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1996

Landscapes of loss: Lessons from The Owl (a reader's theatre performance for four voices).
Composed by P. Clifford, S. Friesen, M. Hood and K. Hackman. Winner of the Aoki Award for 1996. JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom
Practice
. Bloomington, Indiana, October, 1997.

"Back to basics": A series of gatherings (with D. Jardine and A. LaGrange, University of
Calgary and Sharon Friesen, Rockyview School Division). JCT Conference on
Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice
. Bloomington, Indiana, October, 1998.

Clifford,P. Friesen,S & Jacobsen, D.M. (1998). An Expanded View of Literacy: Hypermedia in the Middle School. A paper presented at ED-MEDIA AND ED-TELECOM 98, Freiberg, Germany, June 20-25.

Clifford, P., Jacobsen, M., Friesen, S. & Vandenbos, J. Designing networks to support
meaningful relationsh between learners and digital media. CSSE. Edmonton, Alberta, May 2000.

The Wisdom of Children: Implications for our Future (with P. Clifford) SMART 2000. Calgary, Alberta, October, 2000.

"Let's pretend we got wires": Imagination, Innovation and the Grown-up Problem. (with P. Clifford) SMART 2000. Calgary, Alberta, October, 2000.

Ontology of Recursion (with David Jardine and Pat Clifford). In Praise of the Post Modern. LSU Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February, 2001.

Engaging Learners, Technology Integration and You (with D. Michele Jacobson, Pat Clifford, Candace Saar and Barb Martin. WestCast, February 2001.

The Ontology of Hope: Lessons from a Child. (with S. Friesen and D. Jardine). Paper presented at AERA 2001: What We Know and How We Know It, the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA: April 10 - 14, 2001.

The Galileo Educational Network (with S. Friesen). Paper presented at Ed-Media 2001: World Conference on Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Tampere, FI: June 25-30, 2001.

Technology Workshops

1998 Three day residential Summer Institute co-sponsored jointly by Galileo Centre and Calgary Regional Consortium Integrating Technology in Teaching and Learning. Institute developed and taught by P. Clifford and S. Friesen. Course materials developed for and during this institute are on line at
http://www.rockyview.ab.ca/bpeak/galileo/tlt/tlt.html

1999 Two day workshop Integrating Technology in Teaching and Learning developed and taught by P. Clifford and S. Friesen for the North West Territories Department of Education in Yellowknife, NWT.

1999 Two day session co-sponsored jointly by Galileo Centre and Calgary Regional Consortium for the Calgary Teachers' Convention on Integrating Technology in Teaching and Learning. Session developed and taught by P. Clifford and S. Friesen.

2000 Summer institute in Technology Integration, 3 day workshop for Foothills School Division.

2001 Leadership Institute in Technology Integration. 2 Day Workshop for Calgary Board of Education ICT Leaders.

2001 Spring Institute in Technology Integration. 5 Day Workshop for Medicine Hat School Division.

Current Research Projects

1998-02 Collaborator
"Back to basics": Re-thinking what is basic to education through an interpretive study of the work of teachers and students in elementary school classrooms (with co-investigators D. Jardine and A. LaGrange, University of Calgary). Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanties Research Council of Canada. $106,000.

Completed Projects

1995-1998 Collaborator
Reconceptualizing Classroom, Disciplinary and Intellectual Community: An Interpretive Study of Story, Narrative Continuity and the Integrity of the Subject-Based Disciplines in an Inner City Middle School Classroom (with co-investigators D. Jardine and J. Field, University of Calgary and collaborators S. Friesen, K. Hackman and M. Hood, Ernest Morrow Middle School). Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (S.S.H.R.C.C.), grant #410-95-0380. $87,000.

1991-1995 Collaborator
Critical Considerations of Innovative Language Arts Practices at the Elementary School Level (with co-investigators D. Jardine and J. Field, University of Calgary, and J. Steinmann, R. Wyshynski, F.Altieri, S. Friesen, Calgary Board of Education, Calgary, Alberta). Funded by the S.S.H.R.C.C. grant #410-91-586. $52,000.

Awards

1992 Alberta Excellence in Teaching Finalist

1995 National Institute Award as part of the Ernest Morrow Junior High School team investigating the role of technology in a community service program.

1995 Calgary Board of Education Teacher Explorer Centre in Robotics. (with S. Friesen).
Our classroom work in Robotics formed the centre of the project for which our school won the award and cash grants.

1996 ASCD "Celebrating Educational Successes in Alberta"(with S. Friesen)

1998 Aoki Award for research work in the area of curriculum that most embraced the work and vision of Dr. Ted Aoki. Awarded at the JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice. Bloomington, Indiana, October, 1997.(with S. Friesen, M. Hood and K. Hackman)

1999 Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence (with S. Friesen)

1999 Alberta Teachers Association 1999 Educational Research Award

2000 Conference Board of Canada National Partnerships in Education Award for Information and Communication Technology Integration