July 28, 2020

Academia.edu reports...

9,516 papers mention 

Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, Ph.D., M.Ed.

635 highly cited papers mention your name

August 25, 2019

I was pleased with the response to my final capstone project in the Master of Education program at Queen's University. My project, entitled Moving From Uncertainty to Empathy: Reconciliation Through Indigenization, allowed me to examine the state of Indigenization at C...

March 10, 2019

I was honoured to participate in a collaborative inquiry project recently in which we explored ways to identify bias among team members. We were also able to propose several solutions in addressing bias. Find those solutions here

July 29, 2018

In a recent course on planning for instruction and assessment, I came across a word that was new to me - scrupling. The word scrupling was used by Ursula Franklin in the educational context when she discussed the philosophy that guides the learning academy she created....

June 14, 2018

When I participated at a round table discussion hosted by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences recently to discuss how those disciplines might remain relevant, my main argument was this: If we wish to remain relevant to society we must engage with that...

May 1, 2018

Amazing Grace. Bristol Bay Productions, 2007. Written by Steven Knight

Starring Ioan Gruffudd as William Wilberforce; Benedict Cumberbatch as William Pitt; Albert Finney as John Newton


This movie depicts the life of William Wilberforce, a Member of the British Pa...

October 9, 2017

September 22, 2017

As I continue my learning journey in the Queen's University Professional Master of Education program, I want to consider the research question: How can incorporating Indigenous knowledge, history and ways of knowing enhance 21st century education for...

August 18, 2017

When emotions run high in regards to historical issues, it is tempting to jump into the fray without much reflection. As many have rallied and demonstrated either in favour of or against the removal of monuments recognizing historical figures, I have chosen to listen,...

August 8, 2017

Indeed it does! This is the tagline beneath the title page of the ActiveHistory.ca website. I applaud this group's interest in making history accessible to all. I have long believed that academic historians need to ensure that their work is relevant beyond academia....

July 26, 2017

In 2015, the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada noted that, in the past, Canadian education systems were used as a tool for assimilation of our Indigenous people. That same report also noted that, today, education can be used as a tool fo...

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