Dr. Diana Petrarca

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

 

Email:

diana.petrarca@uoit.ca 

 

Address:

Faculty of Education 

11 Simcoe Street North, P.O. Box 385
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
L1H 7L7 

 
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EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Doctor of Education

2010

Master of Education 

2001 

Bachelor of Education 

1991 

Honours Bachelor of Science 

1989 

Professional Certifications

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Graduate Department of Educational Research

Dissertation Title: Associate Teacher Learning Tool - An Exploration of Associate Teachers' Use and Responses

ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION (OISE) / UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Applied and Developmental Psychology

YORK UNIVERSITY

Primary / Junior Program

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO

CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION, 1997

ONTARIO COLLEGE OF TEACHERS CERTIFICATE, 1996

ONTARIO TEACHER'S CERTIFICATE, 1991

Additional Coursework

STANFORD UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION

Documentary Film-making 40-hour course, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO CONTINUING STUDIES

Foundations of Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate 

2016 - in progress

TEACHING
 

Courses Developed (D) and Taught (T)

​Graduate Program (Master of Education, Master of Arts)​
(2011-2017)

EDUC 5104: Learning Tools (T)
EDUC 5201: Foundations of Leadership (D,T)
EDUC 5202: Organizational
Theory,Culture and Decision Making (D,T)

EDUC 5501G Directed Studies: Faculty Mentorship in Higher Education

EDUC 5501G Directed Studies: Digital Technology and Mentor Coaching for Organizational Succession Planning

​Enhanced Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Program (beginning September 2015)

EDUC 1300U Foundations I: Planning and Preparation + Practicum (DT)
EDUC 1305U Foundations II: Curriculum Theory and Practice + Practicum (DT)
EDUC 2405U Foundations III: Long Range Planning and Assessment + Practicum (D)

Consecutive B.Ed. Program: Primary/Junior (2006-2015)

CURS 4200: Primary/Junior Core Curriculum Methods (I and II) (D,T)
CURS 4200: Primary/Junior Core Curriculum I (D, T)
CURS 4201:  Primary/Junior Core Curriculum II (D, T)
CURS 3511: PJ Science & Technology Camp (D, T) 

Consecutive B.Ed. Program:Intermediate/ Senior
(2003 - 2006) 

EDUC 2000: Classroom Communications (D,T)
EDUC 3800: Teaching for Individual Needs and Diversity (D,T)
EDUC 4900: Field Experience I (D,T)
EDUC 4901: Field Experience II (D, T)
EDUC 4380: Analysis and Management of Classroom
Behaviour(D,T)

Concurrent B.Ed. Program:Intermediate/ Senior
(2004 - 2006) 

EDUC 2900: Introduction to Teaching (D,T)
EDUC 2901: Field Experience II (D,T)

​​Educational Studies and Digital Technology (Bachelor of Arts)

EDUC 4700: Models of Teaching (T)
EDUC 4702: Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Assessment (D, T)

​Allied Health Science (Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences)

EDUC 4110: Assessment for Adult Learning in a Digital Context (DT)

​Additional Qualifications Courses (for OCT certified professionals)

EDAQ 5100: Additional Basic Qualification: Junior Basic (UOIT)
Learning Disabilities (Queen’s University)

Durham District School Board

Elementary School Teacher

RESEARCH
 
AWARDED TENURE

July 1, 2016

TEACHING AWARD RECIPIENT 

UOIT Teaching Excellence Awards for Core Faculty, 2013

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RECOGNITION AWARD ​​

for Dissertation on Teacher Education from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE), 2011

 

SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENT

Inaugural UOIT 10-Year Service Award, 2013

 

 

 

TAKE OVER TUESDAYS

Researcher Take Over Tuesdays 2016 via Research Matters (Ontario Council of Universities)

 

 

 

TEACHING AWARD NOMINEE
  • 2011 - York University Faculty of Education Alumni Association, Excellence in Teaching Award

  • 2008 - UOIT Complementary Faculty Teaching Award

  • 2006 - UOIT Complementary Faculty Teaching Award​​

A FEW HIGHLIGHTS...
 

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