James Nahachewsky, University of Victoria

Assistant Professor Victoria, British Columbia jnahache@uvic.ca Office: (250) 721-7780

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James Nahachewsky, PhD (Alberta), is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, Canada. He was a middle years and high school classroom teacher in Saskatchewan, sessional instructor at the Universities of Saska...

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Bio/Research

James Nahachewsky, PhD (Alberta), is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, Canada. He was a middle years and high school classroom teacher in Saskatchewan, sessional instructor at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Alberta, and lecturer at the University of Winnipeg before joining the University of Victoria. He teaches courses in language and literacy education, literacy across the curriculum, young adult literature, and alternate texts. Presently, he is a co-investigator in a multi- disciplinary study of the impact of e-reader technology on 'born digital' high school students, co-investigator in an inquiry into undergraduate education students' use of Web 2.0 learning technology, and principal investigator examining changes in conceptions of literacy through high schools' public websites. James continues to publish and present nationally and internationally on his research in new literacies and curriculum theory. His latest work is as co-editor, with Dr. Ingrid Johnston, of the book Beyond Presentism: Re-Imagining the Historical, Personal and Social Places of Curriculum through SensePublishers: Rotterdam.

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