Publications & Other Scholarly Presentations
Refereed Journal Articles
MacDonald, M., Moore, D., Stone, J., Buse, A. (in press) Elders, Family, Teachers:
Models in Stó:lō Cultural Transmission. Child Health and Education, 1 (4), pp 183-205.
MacDonald, M. (in press) Halq’eméylem Language Revitalization: Walking in both worlds. Native
Studies Review,18(2), pp 62-77.
MacDonald, M. (2008a). Co-Constructing Understandings: The Use of
Photographs in Data Generation and Verification. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education. 2, pp 238-245.
MacDonald, M. (2008b). The Contribution of Pedagogical Documentation to maternal
efficacy among mothers of pre-term infants. Special Issue: Care and Caregiving: Theory and practice. Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering. 10(1), pp 171-183.
MacDonald, M. (2007). Developmental Theory and Post-modern Thinking in Early Childhood Education. Canadian Children. 32(2), pp 7-10.
MacDonald, M. (2007). Mothers of Preterm Infants in Neonate Intensive Care. Early Child Development and Care. 177(8), pp. 821-838.
MacDonald, M. (2007). Toward Formative assessment: The use of Pedagogical Documentation in early elementary classrooms. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 22, pp. 232-242.
MacDonald, M. (2005). Intergenerational Interaction Within A Shared Reading Program. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 3(4). 45-61.
McKinlay, L., Leone, L., & MacDonald, M. (2005). Take Back the Language: Appreciating the Culture of Early Childhood Education. Position paper prepared for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of British Columbia. Endorsed at the 2005 AGM of the Articulation Committee of Provincial Early Childhood Education Instructors. Document can be found at: http://action.web.ca/home/crru/rsrcs_crru_full.shtml?x=79984
Human Early Learning Partnership Project Funding, co-Investigator in partnership with Daniéle Moore (PI) and Maureen Hoskyn. “Intergenerational Teaching and Learning: Implications for a Heritage Language Immersion Program for Young Children of First Nations Origin”. $35,015 awarded over a three year period from September, 2007- March 31st 2010.
Presidents Research Grant, Simon Fraser University. $10,000 awarded for a project entitled, “The use of documentation to inform instructional practice”.
Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada Small Grant. $5,000 awarded for an exploratory study entitled “The Use of Photo Documentation in the Creation of an Efficacious Attitude Toward Mothering Pre-Term Infants”
Faculty of Education, Early Childhood Education (Fall 2004-present).
EDUC 805 “Social Development in the School Context”,
EDUC 820 “Current Issues in Curriculum and Pedagogy”,
EDUC 464 “Early Childhood Education”, Special Topics
EDUC 388 “Pedagogical Documentation as Formative Assessment”,
EDUC 322 “Social Lives of School Children”,
PDP 401/402 “Fraser Valley Module”
Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction: Foundations, MA/Med Graduate Program
Committee Member, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee (FTPC), May 2007 to present.
Board Member, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Undergraduate Program Committee (UPC) September 2006 to present and Course Evaluation Sub-committee (Fall 2007-Spring 2008).
Board Member, Simon Fraser University, Diverse Qualifications Adjudication Committee (DQAC), May 2005 to present.
Board Member, Simon Fraser University Research Ethics Board (REB), September 2004 to May 2009 including Forms Sub-Committee Spring 2006.
“Co-constructing Understandings: The Use of Photographs in Data Generation and Verification”. Paper Presented at the 19th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville. University, Ohio, June 2007
“Transforming learning: The use of Pedagogical Documentation as Ongoing Formative Assessment”, International Conference of the North American Reggio Alliance (NAREA), Calgary, AB, July 2006
“Family Literacy and Health Programs in British Columbia”, Provincial Conference on Literacy and Health Research and Practice, Vancouver BC, July 2005 sponsored by The Public Health Association of BC and the Centre for Community Health Promotion Research, University of Victoria