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CBC Radio Commentary
On Including the Green Party in Federal Elections Debate
(June 10, 2004)
Workshop on "Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector (and Contemporary Society)"
Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations
(November 4, 2004)
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"Environmental Social Movements: Creating ecological habitus."
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. (June, 2005).
"Doing Environmental Education in the Church: An Autoethnography of Obstacles and Opportunities."
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. (June 2005).
"Social Capital and Contested Community: A case study in anti-racism advocacy."
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Halifax, NS. (June 2003.)
"Racialization, Social Capital and Leisure Services."
10th Canadian Congress of Leisure Research, Edmonton, Alberta, May 24, 2002.
"When the Topic is Sensitive: Racialization and social cohesion."
North Central Sociological Association under the auspices of the Society for Applied Sociology, University of Windsor,
April 26, 2002.
"Doing Environmental Education in the Church: Rocks, rapids, and braided Channels"
Third International Transformative Learning Conference, University of Toronto, November, 2001.
"Remystifying Earth and Mind: Adventure learning at the core."
Association of Experiential Education International Conference. Tucson, Arizona, November 4, 2000.
"Developing Compassionate Sense of Place."
Social Aspects of Recreation Research Symposium. Tempe, Arizona, February 15, 2000.
"Nothing here to care about: Constructing nature following a wilderness trip."
Our Environment, Our Future Conference, University of Alberta, April, 1996.
"Constructing 'nature': Participants' experience of a wilderness trip."
Research Revelations: An All-Faculty Communication of Research. University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta. February
"What is Social Capital?" Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Active Communities Advisory Committee, Calgary,
Alberta, May, 2004.
"Life as Adventure." presented to “A Beautiful Risk” conference, Edmonton, March, 2004.
"Doing Organizational Analysis." Guest Lecture in SSCI 495 (Senior Social Sciences Seminar), The King’s
University College, February, 2003, 2004.
"Social Capital and Contested Community in Practice: A case study in anti-racism advocacy."
Plenary paper presented at Plenum on Race Relations: Alberta Experiences, Prospects for Change, Northern Alberta Alliance
on Race Relations, Edmonton, AB.
"The process of doing applied social research."
Invited lecture for OR 3410 (Research Methods II), Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, November 13, 2001.
"Non-Profits in the Recreation Sector."
Invited lecture for OR 1110 (Introduction to Recreation Services), Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont, March 4,
"The cultural geography of the wilderness experience."
Invited presentation for Environmental Studies faculty, Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont, March 4, 2001.
"Helping adventure programs teach care of the earth."
Invited presentation for Adventure Education faculty, Prescott College, Prescott Arizona, April 20, 1999.
"What colour is the sky in your world?"
Alberta Camping Association annual conference. Battle Lake, Alberta, March 7, 1999.
Alberta Camping Association workshop. Sylvan Lake, Alberta, June 13, 1998.
"What colour is the sky in your world?"
Environmental and Outdoor Education Council of Alberta Teacher's Association. Canmore, Alberta, April 25, 1998.
"Going outdoors for physical education"
Secondary Education 447/8 (Teaching Physical Education in Secondary Schools), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,
January 23, 1998.
"Playing for a living: Outdoor education careers."
Environmental Sciences 300 (Humankind and the Biosphere), King's University College, Edmonton Alberta, November, 1997
"Teaching science in the outdoors."
Elementary Education 330 (Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education), 2 sections, University of Alberta, Edmonton,
Alberta, October 14, 1997.
Physical Education 425 (Therapeutic Recreation), University of Alberta, March 1996.
Caucus Discussion Leader.
Creation Summit: Shaping an Anabaptist Theology of Living. Sponsored by Mennonite Environmental Network. Camp Lake,
Wisconsin. February 24-26, 1995.
"Teaching for wonder."
Science Education 371 guest lecture, Southern Utah University, April 1993.
"Hypothermia: Assessment and treatment in non-urban settings."
Beaver County (Utah) EMS Association, January 1992.
Served as resource person for schools, churches, and community groups with prepared workshops and presentations on child
abuse, multicultural relations, active living, environmental awareness and wilderness emergency care.