Bruce M Shore


Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)

 

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Education Building, Rm 532 [Map]
3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1Y2
 
 
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BSc McGill University
Teaching Diploma McGill University
MA McGill University, Education
PhD University of Calgary, Educational Psychology

 

Teaching and Research Areas

Teaching Areas: Gifted education and giftedness, Research design, Evaluation, Introductory statistics.

Research Areas: Inquiry as a curricular focus across levels of education; evaluation of outcomes. Giftedness, expertise, and cognitive differences in learning and thinking.

Current research and supervision interests

Inquiry as a curricular focus across levels of education; evaluation of outcomes. Giftedness, expertise, and cognitive differences in learning and thinking. (PhD, MA, MEd, and undergraduate student interests are equally welcome.)

Current Research Grants

2011-2015. K. R. Muis, B. M. Shore, M. W. Aulls, C. S. Kalman, R. W. Stringer, A. Savard, M. A. B. Delcourt, & F. LaBanca. Identification et évaluation des retombées de l’enseignement et l’apprentissage par investigation raisonnée, phase 2: L’alignement et les outils soutenant le développement professionnel [The identification and evaluation of outcomes of inquiry-based teaching and learning, phase 2: Alignment and tools that support professional development]. Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) Team Research Grant.

2010-2013. C. S. Kalman, M. W. Aulls, B. M. Shore, T. Antimirova, & M. Milner-Bolotin. Personal epistemologies as barriers and facilitators to learning by science and engineering undergraduate students. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada SSHRC Standard Research Grant.

Supervision

With Prof. Mark Aulls I am the co-lead investigator in the High Ability and Inquiry Research (HAIR) Group, a team of six professors from three universities and over a dozen students, mostly PhD, but also MA and MEd plus occasional undergraduates from Education, Psychology, and other fields. We meet several times a year and visitors are welcome. Our current research focus is on evaluating the outcomes of inquiry-based instruction and on preparing teachers for inquiry instruction. Students with an interest in giftedness or gifted education, especially in relation to our inquiry foci, are also active in the team.