Nancy L. Hutchinson

Professor of Education
Educational Psychology and Special Education
Office: A314 McArthur Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
E-mail: hutchinn@educ.queensu.ca
Telephone: 613-533-3025
Fax: 613-533-6584



Education:

1987   Ph.D. Instructional Psychology, Simon Fraser University
1978   Diploma in Special Education, McGill University
1976   Diploma in Education, McGill University
           M.A. Education, McGill University
1971   B.A. (Honours) Psychology, Trent University
 

Academic Appointments at Queen’s :

2003-            Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Bureau of Research,
                      Faculty of Education, Queen's University
1999-             Professor, Faculty of Education, Queen's University

1994-1999     Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Queen's University
1987-1994     Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Queen's University
 

Current Research Program

“Co-operative Education and Workplace Learning (CEWL)”

  • with Hugh Munby , Peter Chin , Denise Stockley, Joan Versnel, and seven graduate students 
  • funded by SSHRC (Joint Initiative with HRSD) grant, “Essential skills training for workers with disabilities to enhance negotiations of work place accommodations” (2004-2006; extended to 2007)
  • information can be found at the CEWL website  and at the ESTA website.

Recent Funded Research

“Linking school-based and work-based learning in the knowledge economy” 

  • with Hugh Munby , Peter Chin , and ten graduate students
  • funded by SSHRC (Initiative on the New Economy) grant,  “Linking school-based and work-based learning in the knowledge economy” (2002-2005)
  • information can be found at the CEWL website.

“Enhancing the School Engagement of Adolescents with Learning Disabilities”

  • with John Freeman , and three graduate students 
  • funded by SSHRC grant, "Enhancing the school engagement of adolescents with learning disabilities: Interest and peer relations" (2001-2004)  

"Social participation of adolescents with disabilities"

  • with Margaret Jamieson, Will Boyce , and three graduate students 
  • funded by SSHRC grant, "Social participation and friendships of adolescents with disabilities in inclusive schools" (2001-2004)  


Recent Books:

  • Hutchinson, N.L. (2007). Inclusion of exceptional learners in Canadian schools: A practical handbook for teachers (2nd ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada
  • Hutchinson, N.L. (2004). Teaching exceptional children and adolescents: A Canadian case book (2nd ed.). Toronto, ON: Allyn & Bacon.  


Recent Book Chapters
:

  • Munby, H., Hutchinson, N. L., & Chin, P. (in press). Workplace learning, work-based education, and the challenges to educational psychology. In J. Kinchloe & R. Horn (Eds.), Education and psychology: An encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
  • Hutchinson, N. L. (2005). Case commentary: Managing conflict when working with educational partners. In P. Goldblatt & D. Smith (Eds.), Cases for teacher development: Preparing for the classroom (pp. 99-100). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Hutchinson, N. L., Freeman, J. G., & Berg, D. H. (2004). Social competence of adolescents with learning disabilities: Interventions and issues. In B. Y. L. Wong (Ed.), Learning about learning disabilities (pp. 415-448; 3rd ed.). New York: Academic Press.
  • Chin, P., Munby, H., Hutchinson, N. L., Taylor, J., & Clark, F. (2004). Where’s the science?: Understanding the form and function of workplace science. In E. Scanlon, P. Murphy, J. Thomas, & E. Whitlegg (Eds.), Reconsidering science learning (pp. 118-134). London: Routledge Falmer.
  • Hutchinson, N. L., Freeman, J. G., & Steiner-Bell, K. (2002). Children and adolescents with learning disabilities: Case studies of social relations in inclusive classrooms. In B. Y. L. Wong & M. Donahue (Eds.), The social dimensions of learning disabilities. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 


Recent Papers in Refereed Journals :

  • Chin, P., Zanibbi, M., Dalgarno, N., Poth, C., Ayala, G., Hutchinson, N. L., & Munby, H. (submitted). Teaching science for the workplace? An analysis of Canadian science curriculum documents. Submitted to the Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education.
  • Taylor, J., Berg, D. H., Zanibbi, M., Munby, H., Versnel, J., Hutchinson, N. L., & Chin, P. (submitted). What makes work-based education programs exemplary: Insights from educators and employers.  Submitted to the Canadian Journal of Education.
  • Berg, D., Taylor, J., Zanibbi, M., Munby, H., Hutchinson, N. L., & Chin, P. (submitted). Student assessment in exemplary work-based education programs: Insights from educators and employers. Submitted to the Journal of Workplace Learning.
  • Munby, H., Taylor, J., Chin, P., & Hutchinson, N. L. (in press).  Co-op students’ access to shared knowledge in science-rich workplaces.  Science Education.
  • Munby, H., Zanibbi, M., Poth, C., Hutchinson, N. L., & Chin, P. (in press). Metacognitive instruction for adolescents in the workplace: A self-questioning strategy. Education & Training.
  • Zanibbi, M., Munby, H., Hutchinson, N. L., Versnel, J. & Chin, P. (2006). Exemplary practice in work-based education: A validation study. Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 58(1), 65-81.
  • Hutchinson, N. L. (2005). Critical reflection by teacher candidates on cases based in their experience: Teacher education for inclusive education. Exceptionality Education Canada, 14(2&3), 89-113.
  • Hutchinson, N. L. (2005). The challenges to preservice and inservice teacher education posed by inclusive education, snapshots from across Canada and beyond: Introduction to the special issue. Exceptionality Education Canada, 14(2&3), 5-8.
  • Freeman, J. G., Stoch, S. A., Chan, J. S. N., & Hutchinson, N. L. (2004). Academic resiliency: A retrospective study of adults with learning difficulties. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 50, 5-21.
  • Chin, P., Steiner Bell, K., Munby, H., & Hutchinson, N. L. (2003). Epistemological appropriation in one high school student's learning in co-operative education. American Educational Research Journal, 41, 401-417.


Teaching:

Nancy has extensive experience working with students with learning disabilities and other exceptional learners in resource rooms in elementary and secondary schools. Nancy’s research and teaching are closely linked emphasizing inclusive education and society, teaching exceptional learners, learning from experience, and co-operative education.

B.Ed. program :

  • Psychology of Exceptional Learners 
  • Program Focus on Exceptional Children 


M.Ed. program (Cognitive Studies):

  • Psychology of Exceptional Learners 
  • Psychology of Learning Disabilities 
  • Psychological Foundations of Learning 


Ph.D. program (Cognitive Studies) :

  • Cognition and Learning
  • Advanced Topics in Cognitive Studies 

 


Last updated November 9, 2006 by Nancy Hutchinson
URL http://educ.queensu.ca/~hutchinn/