Significant Books, Screenplays and Chapters in Books
Mamchur, C. (submitted). Crazy for trees.
Mamchur, C. (submitted) The Chocolate Bar. (Oprha Productions)
Mamchur, C. (accepted) Cassius in Secrets Grade Eight Text. (Thomson Nelsen)
Mamchur, C. (accepted) Just a Little Blue Fish Nelson Publ.
Mamchur, C. (2008) “Chasing the Shadow” chapter in Education and Imagination,
London, Routledge Publ.
Mamchur, C. & Apps, L. (2007) “Leo Adams, Artist at Work” documentary film.
Mamchur, C. (2006) Maria Kat (novella for TV series CBC)
Mamchur, C. (Creative consultant) (2005). The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess, Force Four Productions (feature film released Nov. 2004 in theaters, CHUM TV, 2005)
Mamchur, C. (1998). The popcorn tree. Toronto, Ontario: Stoddard Publications.
Zola, M., with Mamchur, C. (1988) (1990). Poetry plus I and II. Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman Ltd. (manual and poems).
Mamchur, C. (1998). Arousal (screenplay based on Gowdy short story). Back Ally Films, Producer
Mamchur, C. (1997). A meeting of minds. ASCD (fastback) (2nd edition, revised, of How to run productive meetings).
Mamchur, C. (1994) The Whole Brass Band, adaptation from novel, Credo Producer
Mamchur, C. (1996, Dec.). A teacher’s guide to cognitive type theory and learning style. Alexandria, Virginia: Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Mamchur, C. with Zola, M. (1993). In the garden. Winnipeg: Pemmican Press. (Children’s Book).
Mamchur, C. (1992). The White Dress, half hour drama, CBC Love and Marriage Series.
Mamchur, C. (1992). Wolf at the Door (Regional Productions, Inc., Judy Zaztlow, Producer.
Mamchur, C. (1984). Insights. Toronto: OISE Press.
Mamchur, C. & Apps, L. (submitted) Infallible Judgement
Rossner, V., Parker, D., Mamchur, C., & Chu, S. (1998). Using constructionist instructional design featured in two online courses: Notes from the field. Educational Media International, 25(4).
Mamchur, C.(1998) Don’t you dare say fart. Language Arts, 71(2), 95-101.
Mamchur, C. (1997). Magic. In Teaching and joy. Alexander, Virginia: ASCD.
Mamchur, C. (1993). Why I write screenplays. College Teaching, 41(3), 109-112
Mamchur, C. (1992). Poor Uncle Harry. The Journal of Experiential Education, 15(3), 46-50.
Mamchur, C. (1991). Glider to hell. The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature, 17. [Nominated best profile in a Canadian magazine.]
Mamchur, C. (1991, Winter). The babysitter: A metaphor for serious players. Teaching and Learning: The Journal of Natural Inquiry, 5(2), 12-17.
Mamchur, C. (1990). But, the curriculum. Phi Delta Kappan, 7l(8), 634-637.
Mamchur, C. (1989, Spring). Connecting with your audience. College Teaching, 37(2), 46-49.
Mamchur, C. (1989). Theory into practice: “Ship-building C+”: A look at teacher evaluation in secondary English classrooms. English Quarterly, 21(4), 264-276.
Mamchur, C. (1989, Spring). Thankyou, Mrs. Farnell. Teaching and Learning, 3(3), 49-52.
Mamchur, C. (1985, Spring). Predicting teacher effectiveness: An interm report on a proper linear regression approach to selection for teacher education in British Columbia. Teacher Education, 33-45.
Mamchur, C. (1984, September). An adjective modifies a noun. English Journal, 24-26.
Mamchur, C. (1984, May). Don’t let the moon break your heart. Educational Leadership, 77-82.
Mamchur, C. (1983, January). Heartbeat. Educational Leadership, 14-20.
Mamchur, C. (1981). Determining cognitive style by systematic observation. Canadian Journal of Education, 5(4), 92-104.
Mamchur, C. (1981, November). Magic. Educational Leadership, 152-153.
Short Stories and Poetry
54 published since hired at SFU.
Current Research and Funding
Mamchur, C. 2007 Creating Authentic Characters (WIDC funding) ($5,000.00)
Mamchur, C. 2007 Creative Process (SSRCH) ($4,000.00)
Mamchur, C. 2006 Process of Visual Artists: A Tri-angular study ($5000.00)
Recent Conference Activity
Mamchur, C.(2006) Japan, “Foundations of Academic Literacy” Pacific Rim Symposium (refereed paper)
Mamchur, C. (2004) “The Necessity for Meaningful Social Interaction as part of the Learning in On-Line Distant Learning Programs”, International Conference on Creativity and Imagination in Education, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow. (refereed paper)
Mamchur, C. (2004) “The Laying on of Hands” Without Borders, Vancouver, invited Keynote
Mamchur, C. (2004) “The Need for Community in a Faculty of Education”, Wosk Dialogue, Vancouver, invited Keynote
Mamchur, C. with writer in residence, Daphne Marlatt (2004) “Closet Writers Event” invited talk, SFU sponsored by Centre for Writing Intensive Learning
Mamchur, C. (2003) “The Inclusive Nature of Narrative” 5th Annual Symposium on Innovative Teaching, Vancouver (refereed paper and invited to lead session)
Mamchur, C. (2003) “Attending to Individual Differences” Thomas Haney School (workshop, invited, paid fee)
Mamchur, C. (2003, 2004) “Creating Authentic Characters” WIDC, Banff Fine Arts (part of extensive writing/directing program, paid by grants from CBC, Chum, Fund, Telefilm)
Mamchur, C. (2003, 2004) “Creating Authentic Characters” Praxis, (invited workshop, paid fee, SFU Fine Arts)
Mamchur, C. (2004) “Working Together to Enhance Personal and Professional Satisfaction, National Public Relations, (workshop, invited, paid fee)
Mamchur, C. ‘Adult Literacy” Pacific-rim HUE Conference on Education, Sapporo, Japan
Mamchur, C. & Apps, L. “Demystifying Artistic Process” San Francisco, AERA
Mamchur, C. and all of 832-5 Class “Living the Praxis”, Conference on Teaching and Innovation, Vancouver, SFU
2000: Key Note Speaker and Workshop leader). Social worker and decision making. Annual Meeting of Alberta Social Services, Edmonton, Alberta.
1998: (Presenter). Locus of control in online learning. ICDE Conference, Penn State, Penn.
1997: (Keynote Speaker). The leader of the future. IAHA, California.
1997: (Paper). Developing academic courses for the world wide web. ICDE International Conference, Penn State, Penn.
1996: (Paper). Hermeneutics to composition and back. NCTE Conference, Vancouver, B.C.
1994: (Paper). Discovering your story: Educator as story teller. International Conference on Narrative Literature, Vancouver, B.C.
1994: (Paper and Workshop). Learning style and the classroom teacher. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Vancouver, B.C.
1993: (Keynote Address). Multi-faceted learners. E.L.A.C. International Conference, Edmonton, Alberta..
1993: (Paper). Informed choice: Curriculum of the students, by the students, for the students and their teachers. Technology and Reading Conference, Santa Clara, CA.
1992: (Invited paper and seminar presentation). Empathy, leadership and story telling. Capri Institute of Knowledge, Capri, Italy.
1991: (Invited speaker). Informed choice, The responsibilities of academics in the 21st century. Conference on Fragmentation of Knowledge. Given at Institute of Knowledge, Capri, Italy.
1989: (Invited key note speaker). Leadership strategies which enhance personal integrity and increase job satisfaction. Conference on Communication and Success, Cincinnati.
1988: (Invited key note and seminar work). The role of understanding individual differences in teacher education: A Canadian model. University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Public Services, Workshops, Presentations
Workshops, Presentations, Chair, invited key note in British Columbia since 1990, on average, 10 per year, presenting the topics such as:
- “Consistency in Character Development”
- “Writing as Truth Serum”
- “What we are Learning about Online vs. Face-to-face Teaching”
- "Creating Curriculum in Year 2000"
- "Effects of Learning Preferences on Leadership Styles”
- "The Decision Making Processes of a Whole Language Teacher”
- "Discovering Your Story: Educator as Story Teller and Article Writer"
- "The Effective Language Arts Teacher”
- “Violence in Television and Effects on Children”.
Service (partial list of recent activity)
- 2008: Governance Committee
- 2004-2007: Chair, FTC
- 2006-2007: Acting Director, WILO (Writing Intensive Learning Office)
- 2007: Coordinator, Developer, FAL, Foundations of Academic Literacy
- 2005-2006: Coordinator, Foundations of Education Master’s Program
- 2004-2006: Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion Master’s Program
- 2003-2004: Member, FTC
Member of Various Education and University Committees – since 1994
Appointments Committee, Tenure Committee, Undergraduate Programs Committee, University Tenure Committee, Field Relations and Teacher In-Service Education Committee, Undergraduate program Committee, Search Committee for English Dept., Professional Programs Committee, Senate, Writing Intervention Committee.
- 2002-2008: Review Board: Exceptionality Education Canada ,Educational Leadership; Editorial
- 2003-2008: Review Board: Teaching and Teacher Education
- 2002-2008: Advisory Board: The Journal of Reading Behavior: A Journal of Literacy, Praxis Advisory
- 2004: Board, SFU, Audio tape for teachers (support book for teachers). Cornerstones Anthology
- 2004: Adjunct Professor, supervising student practicum, Arizona State University, Wondertree School
- 4B. NABET, numerous curriculum materials developed., four distant education courses developed.
Graduate Students Supervision
Present: Senior Supervisor, Ph.D.
- Complete 2007 – Linda Apps
- Susan Barber
- Vandy Britton
- Charles Scott
- Allan Young
- Michael Saul
Present: Senior Supervisor, M.A.
- Complete 2007: Heather Bogen
- Complete 2007: Simon Gunn
- Claire Murray
- Karen de Jesus
- Shelley Brett
- Karen Kurnaey
- Stephen Nikieva