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Atelier: Collaborative Education Research

Program Objective

The Wilson Centre and Center for Faculty Development Atelier: Maximizing the Rigour and Effectiveness of Collaborative Education Research focuses on reinforcing evidence-based and ethical practices in education research work; creating an effective interdisciplinary collaborative research team; and helping participants appreciate the research skills and lens they bring to a research team.

Program Description

The Atelier is a joint offering from the CFD and The Wilson Centre. Sessions will focus on common methodologies and contemporary topics in health professions education research, delivered by researchers from across professions and disciplinary backgrounds. This Atelier is relevant for novice researchers and scholars who are not engaged in research as their primary activity.

Program Structure

The Atelier takes place over three weeks; sessions are 2-3 hours.

Week 1 
  • The Research Cycle in Perspective
  • Optimizing Research Collaborations: Understanding Roles & Lenses
  • Keynote presentation followed by meet & greet with speaker
Week 2
  • Sampling
  • Constructivist Grounded Theory
  • Program Evaluation
  • Interviews
  • Text & Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Survey Design
  • Observations
  • Experimental Design
  • Qualitative Description/ Exploratory Studies
Week 3
  •  Ethically Important Moments in the Research Process
  • Knowledge Mobilization Strategies
  • Keynote presentation followed by meet & greet with speaker


Anne Kawamura
Ayelet Kuper
Betty Onyura
Carol-Ann Moulton
David Rojas
Jana Lazor
Jeffrey Cheung
Jennifer Cleland
Justin Lam
Karen Leslie

Latika Nirula
Lawrence Grierson
Lindsay Baker
Lindsay Herzog
Lisa Richardson
Mahan Kulasegaram
Maria Mylopoulos
Mathieu Albert
Nancy McNaughton
Nikki Woods
Paula Rowland

Rene Wong
Risa Freeman
Ryan Brydges
Sophie Soklaradis
Stella Ng
Susan Lieff
Susanna Talarico
Tina Martimianakis
Walter Tavares
Zia Bismilla


Lindsay Baker
Program Co-Lead

Tina Martimianakis
Program Co-Lead

Manpreet Saini
Education Program Coordinator, Special Projects

Registration Details

Prerequisites: None

Who should register: This program is most relevant for novice researchers and scholars who are not engaged in research as their primary activity.

Format: Virtual

Upcoming Dates: TBA  **Please note: We have postponed our Fall offering due to COVID.

Fees: $2400

Register:  Registration is currently closed.

Certificate: Participants will receive a certificate of completion.

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