KNOW SHARING & DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES

Refereed Conference Presentations

  • VanLeeuwen, C, Weeks, L. & Guo-Brennan, L. (2018, July). What learning in the community means for Kenyan university students: A hermeneutic inquiry. Paper submitted to the 2018 International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. New Orleans, USA.
  • Guo-Brennan, L., VanLeeuwen, C., MacPhee, M., & Guo-Brennan, M. (2018, July). Service learning and community engagement in international graduate education: Impact, opportunities and barriers. Paper submitted to the 2018 International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. New Orleans, USA.
  • Guo-Brennan, L., VanLeeuwen, C., MacPhee, M., & Guo-Brennan, M. (2018, May). Transformative Service learning and community engagement in international graduate education: Impact & Strategies. Paper submitted to the Second Annual World Summit of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows (IFNTF). Halifax, Canada.
  • Guo-Brennan, L.& Guo-Brennan, M. (2018, May). A comparative study on global competence for all in higher education: Promising policies, strategies and practices. Paper submitted to the 2018 Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning. Halifax, Canada.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, December). Teacher education with global perspectives: Framework and strategies. Paper submitted to the World Education Research Association (WERA) 2017 Focal Meeting. Hong Kong, China. 
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, June). Leading curriculum reform with global perspectives: Traditions, horizons and complicated conversations. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Innovations through Research Developments in Social Sciences, Humanities and Management Studies. Shanghai, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, June). Global competence for all in higher education: Promising strategies and practices from a global perspective. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Innovations through Research Developments in Social Sciences, Humanities and Management Studies. Shanghai, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, May). Improving educational equality for newcomer youth through building welcoming communities: Policy, programs, and strategies. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. & Vanleeuwen, C. (2017, May). Conducting hermeneutic research in international settings: Philosophical, practical and ethical considerations. Paper presented at the Global Conference on Education and Research, Sarasota-Manatee, Florida.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, May). Global engagement in higher education: A holistic framework. Paper presented at the Global Conference on Education and Research, Sarasota-Manatee, Florida.
  • Guo-Brennan, M. & Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, March). Building welcoming and inclusive communities for newcomers: Policy & Strategies. Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, March). Enhancing the civic capacity of building welcoming and inclusive communities for newcomers. Paper submitted to American society for Public Administration Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Guo-Brennan, M. & Guo-Brennan, L. (2017, March). Community engagement in urban education reform: Recommendation for policy and practices. Paper presentation at the American society for Public Administration Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2016, May). Empowering pre-service teachers as change agent. Poster presentation at the NAFSA: Association for International Educators Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. & Guo-Brennan, M. (2016, April). Building inclusive and welcoming communities for immigrant and refugee youth: Immigration Policy in Canada and Prince Edward Island. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2015, December). Examination of education reform policy and program development from an international and comparative perspective. Paper presentation at the Global Conference on Public Policy and Administration, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2015). What does global competency mean for higher education? Policy, program, and strategies. Paper presentation at the International Academic Research Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2015). Enhancing equity and excellence in schools through integrated immigration policy, research, and praxis. Poster presentation at Pathways to Prosperity National Conference: Responding to a changing immigration environment, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2014). Developing students’ global competency in higher education: A comparative study. Paper presented at International Conference on Transforming Canada-China Educational Cooperation, Beijing, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2013). Reclaiming indigenous educational perspectives in large-scale curriculum reform. Paper presented at International Conference on Education, Economic, Psychology, and Society (ICEEPS), Beijing, China.
  • Brook, P, Khan, R. & Guo, L. (2012). International partnerships at a crossroads: Finding the best way forward. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC) Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.
  • Guo, L. (2012). Internationalizing teacher education through a holistic approach. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.
  • Guo, L. & O’Sullivan (2012). From Laoshi to partners in learning: Pedagogic conversations across cultures in global classrooms. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.
  • Guo, S. Guo, Y. Beckette, G. Li, Q. & Guo, L. (2012). Spotlight on China: Globalization, market economy and social inequality in education. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON.
  • Guo, L., & O’Sullivan (2012). Global classroom curriculum and pedagogy in higher education: Cross-cultural perspectives. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • Guo, L. & Wei, W. (2012). Visiting scholars: Bridging and fostering effective international partnership between universities. Paper presented at the Global Business Education & Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA.
  • Guo, S. Guo, Y. Beckette, G. Li, Q. & Guo, L. (2012). Changes in education under China’s market economy. Report presented at the Education International 6th World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Guo, L., Desveaux, D. Leger, M., & Stairs, S. (2011). Bridging the danger of a single story in global education: UNICEF collaboration with Canadian Faculties of Education. Keynote Panel Discussion. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Fredericton, NB.
  • Guo, L. (2011). Preparing teachers for an interconnected world through the lens of global citizenship education Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Fredericton, NB.
  • O’Sullivan & Guo, L. (2011). Critical pedagogy in the globalized Canadian classroom: A complicated conversation on cultural politics and traditions. Paper presented at the Education and Global Cultural Dialogue Conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Guo, L. (2010). Understanding teachers’ resistance to curriculum change through psychoanalytic perspective. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.
  • Guo, L., & O’Sullivan (2009). Critical Thinking and Chinese International Students: An East-West Dialogue. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.
  • Guo, L. (2009). Toward goodness and harmony: East-west dialogue on curriculum wisdoms. Paper presented at the 3rd Triennial Conference of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Cape Town, South Africa.

Invited Presentations

  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017). What is global citizenship and why it is important? Northwest Minzu University, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2017). A comparative review of graduate education in China, Canada & USA. Northwest Minzu University, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L & Guo-Brennan, M. (2017). Developing global competency for all in higher education: Examining policies, programs and practices in world top-ranked universities. Master of Leadership Program, Trinity Western University, Qingdao, China.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2015). Culturally responsive career preparation and counseling for immigrant and refugee youth. Prince Edward Island Chinese-Canadian Association
  • Desveaus, D. & Guo-Brennan, L. (2010). Moving minds: Path to global citizenship. University of Prince Edward Island.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. & Tsai, L. (2010). Understanding Chinese educational system and traditions. Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Prince Edward Island.
  • Guo-Brennan, L. (2009). Educational traditions and curriculum reform in China. Faculty of Education, Brock University.

Professional Development Workshops

  • Education Abroad and International Risk Management
  • Professional Development for Afghanistan Teacher Educators
  • Integrating Advanced Educational Technology into Teaching and Learning
  • Education and Curriculum Change in China
  • The Meaning of Curriculum Change for Teachers
  • Curriculum Internationalization in Higher Education
  • Strategic Policy-making and Planning in Education
  • Student-Centered Pedagogy for Teachers in Basic Education
  • Becoming a Student-centered Facilitator (for teacher educators)
  • Student Centered Educational Leadership
  • School-based EFL Curriculum Development in Basic Education
  • Inquiry-based Curriculum and Pedagogy in Science Education
  • Instructional Design and Technology in Distance Education