Dr. Linyuan Guo-Brennan’s teaching has focused on integrating global perspectives into educational policy, leadership and practices. Using various instructional modes (on-campus, hybrid, online), she has taught a wide range of student populations, including pre-service and in-service teachers, community college educators, educational policy-makers and administrators, and international educators and students.
Teaching at University of Prince Edward Island
Ed 519 Educating for Global Citizenship
This course engages educators and leaders in exploring the key concepts and issues in global citizenship education and provides them with practical knowledge, skills, and inspiration to intellectually and morally examine the critical global issues while developing an appreciation for global interdependence, multiple perspectives, human diversity and social justice.
Ed 611 Introduction to Research Methods in Education
This course introduces the key elements and process of conducting qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research in education.
Ed 627 Global Education
Focusing on critical examination and reflection on global education theory, research and practice, this course introduces global education framework, curriculum and pedagogy for educators and practitioners.
Ed 628 International Education and Development
This course introduces the fields of international education and development, broadly defined. In addition to exploring educational structures, traditions, and practices of selected countries, students develop an awareness of the many interrelated ideas and issues that are encompassed within the concept of development as it relates to people, cultures and societies around the world.
Ed 691 Internationalization in Higher Education
This special topic course introduces and examines the theoretical frameworks, praxis, methodologies, challenges, and future directions of internationalization and global engagement in higher education.
Ed 601 Workplace Learning
This course aims to provide international graduate students with a general understanding and awareness of organizational cultures and leadership practices through experiential and reflective learning in diverse educational settings.
Ed 702 Advanced Qualitative Research Methodology
The course aims to help participants acquire in-depth knowledge about the four methodologies (hermeneutics, phenomenology, case study, and critical theory), learn about their strengths and weaknesses and build competencies to apply them to their own research projects.
Ed 462 International Education
This course introduces students to the economic, political, and cultural factors that influence public education in foreign countries. The public school systems of selected foreign countries are examined and compared to the provincial systems in Canada.
Ed 464 Educating for Global Citizenship
This course is intended to broaden pre-service teachers’ theoretical and pedagogical perspectives on global citizenship education by gaining an enhanced awareness of a world view that recognizes the interdependence and interconnections of the natural and social worlds. Participants will be introduced to the concept of global citizenship and, from this, develop an understanding of social justice, diversity, socio-cultural responsibility, sustainability, and agency. Demonstrating how to integrate global citizenship into educational practices is a key learning outcome of this course.
Ed 465 International Development
This course introduces students to the history of international development and explores the models of development currently employed. Particular attention is given to the effects of economic, political, environmental, and cultural development on public education in emerging countries.
Ed 495 Introduction to Teaching and School Experience
This is a practicum-based course in which students develop an understanding of lesson planning, curriculum and classroom life.
Ed 497 Issues in Teaching and School Experience
Through on-campus seminars and eleven weeks of practicum placement in schools, this course focuses on implementing skills and strategies required to meet the diverse learning needs of students within the classroom setting.
Ed 498 Alternatives in Teaching and School Experience
Through this course, pre-service teachers will gain greater depth of knowledge of the curriculum and pedagogy in alternative educational settings, including international, indigenous and adult education.
Teaching Activities at Other Universities
- Introduction to International Education
- Survey of Social Linguistics
- Global Education in Elementary and Middle Schools
Trinity Western University
- Scholarly Inquiry
University of Alberta
- Advanced Teaching Experiences
- Introductory Teaching Experiences
English as a Foreign Language (Listing/Speaking/Reading/Writing/Grammar)
Undergraduate Teacher Supervision Footprint
My students have conducted teaching practicum in these countries
Graduate and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Supervision
Post-doctoral fellows (3)
Doctoral graduate students (2)
Masters graduate students (6)