Patricia Clifford, PhD,
Adjunct Professor, University of Calgary
Staff Development Experience
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.
Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (1994). Managing on the twelfth: a curious
plan. Reprinted in
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
Clifford, P. and Friesen, S. (in press). Awakening in a dark wood. In Daily
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.
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
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
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
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
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
"Back to basics": A series of gatherings (with D. Jardine and A.
LaGrange, University of
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
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.
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
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
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).
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