Liz CoulsonAssistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Education Studies Undergraduate Program Coordinator Language Studies
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Liz Coulson is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of The Education Studies program in the Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).
For over a decade, Dr. Coulson was an instructor and secondary practicum coordinator in the Bachelor of Education and Master of Teaching Programs at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).
Dr. Coulson holds a PhD in Education Curriculum from Western University and was a former high school and elementary teacher with the Halton and Peel Boards of Education. She is currently an active member of the Ontario College of Teachers.
Her academic interests focus on inclusive and equitable education, global classrooms, experiential learning and social entrepreneurism.
Over the past five years, she has successfully developed and implemented an access settlement program for Syrian refugees and newcomer Canadians.
As a member of the Dean’s experiential learning group, she has launched several international Education courses at UTM offering students opportunities to get involved in projects and learning experiences in India, China, Uganda, Ecuador, and various countries in Europe.
This work has led to the co-development of UTM’s Learning Academy, a pre-university summer program for local and international high school students.
Dr. Coulson currently teaches education courses in conflict management, equity, diversity and leadership while supervising and supporting domestic and international internships.
Current research projects include an ROP study on empathy and resilience in schooling and a second study on schooling and Covid-19 that investigates impacts of connected technologies and learning alternatives on student experience.