david [dot] dillon [at] mcgill [dot] ca (E-mail)
Room 305, Education Building
Areas of interest
- Teacher education and professional development
- Critical pedagogy
Description of research/teaching activities
I am studying the nature of quality of practicum learning in our elementary teacher education program and developing an accompanying pedagogy to enhance the quality of that practicum learning.
Dillon, D. (2013). Toward a pedagogy of portfolio development. In K. Sanford & T. Strong-Wilson (Eds.), The emperor’s new clothes? Issues and alternatives in the uses of the portfolio in teacher education programs. New York: Peter Lang.
Dillon, D., & O’Connor, K. (2011). What should count as evidence in teacher education reform? 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 (pp. 69-86). Winnipeg, MB: Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba.
Dillon, D. (2010)L’école et les enfants défavorisés: Réapprendre l’école. Vie pédagogique, No. 155 (septembre).
Dillon, D. (2010). Building from teaching experience: Factors that make teacher education effective. Keynote address for the Canadian Association for Teacher Education. Annual conference of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Montreal, May 30.
Dillon, D. & O’Connor, K. (2010) What should be the role of field experience in teacher education programs? In T. Falkenberg & H. Smits (Eds.), Field experiences in the context of reform of Canadian teacher education programs. Winnipeg: Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. (pp. 117-146)
Dillon, D., & Wiseman, V. (2010). Whose school is it? Toward a sense of belonging for parents in school. (Revised edition) Montreal: Third Avenue Resource Centre, 184 pp. (French version: À qui appartient l’école?)
Dillon, D. (2003). A qui appartient l’ecole? Le monde alphabetique, 15, 69-76.
Dillon, D. (2002). Lire l’école pour la réécrire. Le monde alphabetique, 14, 69-73.
Dillon, D. (2001). Literacy, schooling, and citizenship. In Maurice C. Taylor (Ed.). Adult literacy now (pp. 305-318). Toronto: Irwin.
Dillon, D. (1997). The political: Changing our lives through literacy. In V. Froese (Ed.), Language across the curriculum. Toronto: Harcourt Brace.