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Maryam Moayeri

Maryam Moayeri
Faculty of Education
3023 Mathers Avenue
West Vancouver, BC
Canada V7V 2K3
maryam@parissa.com

 

Research Interests
Adolescents’ internet literacy practices.
Adolescents using social software as a learning tool.
The ways in which people in communities value and practice literacy in all aspects of their lives.

Education
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Canada, 2006-2011
M.A., University of British Columbia, Canada, 2002-2006
PDP, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 1995-1996
B.A., McGill University, Canada, 1991-1995
French Immersion Diploma with honors standing, Sentinel Secondary, 1985-1991

Awards
Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award – $1000, 2011
OGPR Research Grant – $1,000, 2009
SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship – $40,000, 2008
UBC LLED Graduate Student Travel Grant; $400, 2007
LOMCIRA Harold Covell Memorial Scholarship – $800, 2007
Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence – $5000, 2006
UBC Tuition Fee Award – $15,200, 2006
UBC Faculty of Education Scholarship – $4650, 2006
UBC Graduate Student Travel Support Grant – $750, 2005
Canadian International Development Agency Teacher Prize – $6000, 2004
McGill Muriel Roscoe Award – No monetary value, 1995
West Vancouver Fire Fighters’ Scholarship – $500, 1991
Practical Arts Strand Scholarship – $500, 1991

Teaching Experience
University of British Columbia Instructor, 2006-2011
West Vancouver School District, Secondary School Teacher, 2004-2006
Richmond School District, Secondary School Teacher, 1996-2004

Selected Professional Service
Board of Directors — West Vancouver Arts Council, present
Editorial Member – The Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education, 2009-present
Peer Reviewer – Educational Researcher, 2009
Referee – Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Mentorship Award, 2008
New Literacies Adviser – University of BC Information Literacy Project, 2007-2009
Speaker – Alumni appreciation day, 2008
Reviewer – International Journal of the Humanities, 2006
General Volunteer – Provoking Curriculum Conference, 2006

Other Accomplishments
Over 200 students have won community awards for projects and writing
Functionally quadra-lingual in French, Persian, Spanish and English
Selected for BCTF South African Teachers’ Federation Exchange Program
Secured sponsorship/funds for school programs
Selected member of BC Provincial Volleyball Team
Selected most Valuable Player at BC Provincial Volleyball Championships

Refereed Publications

Asselin, M. & Moayeri, M. (2011). The Participatory Classroom: Web 2.0 in the Classroom; Literacy Learning: the Middle Years, 19(2), i - vii.

Moayeri, M. (2010). “Classroom uses of social network sites: Traditional practices or new literacies?” Digital Culture and Education, 1(2), 116-133. http://www.digitalcultureandeducation.com/uncategorized/moayeri_html_2010

Moayeri, M. (2010). Collecting online data with usability testing software. PRism 7(3). http://www.prismjournal.org

Moayeri, M. (2010). PhD in Pajamas: Kicking Back and Letting the Information Come to Me. Journal of Media Practice, 11(2).

Asselin, M. & Moayeri, M. (2010). Examining Adolescent Internet Literacy Practices: An Exploration of Research Methods. (Ergenlerde Internet Okuryazarliği Uygulamalarinin Incelenmesi: Araştirma Yöntemlerinin Araştirilmasi). Journal of Theory and Practice in Education, 6 (2), 191-210. http://eku.comu.edu.tr/index/6/2/masselin_mmoyeri.pdf

Asselin, M & Moayeri, M. (2010). New tools for new literacies research: An exploration of usability testing software. International Journal of Research & Method in Education.


Moayeri, M., & Smith, J. (2010). The Unfinished Stories of Two First Nations Mothers. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 53(5), 408-417.


Moayeri, M. (2008).Young people talk about libraries. School Libraries Worldwide, 14(2), http://schoollibrariesworldwide-vol14no2.blogspot.com/.


Asselin, M & Moayeri, M. (2008). Toward a pedagogy for using the internet to learn: An examination of adolescents' internet literacies and teachers' recommendations for educational change. In conference proceeding of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Conference.


Moayeri, M. (2008). If it’s Not Worth Saying in English, it’s Not Worth Saying at All. Journal of Educational Thought.


Moayeri, M. (2007). Lost in Cyberspace: Where to Go? What to Believe? Webology, 4(4).


Moayeri, M. (2006). Beyond the red pen: Writing for authentic audiences. International Journal of the Humanities, 3(2), 45-50.

Non-Refereed Trade Publications
Moayeri, M. (2007). A New Day. North Shore News, p. 2


Moayeri, M. (2004). Streetball. Volleyball Magazine, p. 13.

Book Publications
Moayeri, M. & Lawrence, J. (2010). A School of Readers: An Independent Reading Program for Secondary Schools. Gabriola, BC: Pacific Edge Publishers.


Moayeri, M. & Lawrence, J. (2010). A School of Readers: An Independent Reading Program for Middle Schools. Gabriola, BC: Pacific Edge Publishers.


Moayeri, M. & Lawrence, J. (2010). A School of Readers: An Independent Reading Program for Canadian Literature. Gabriola, BC: Pacific Edge Publishers


Moayeri, M. (2003). Independent Minds, Independent Readers. Gabriola, BC: Pacific Edge Publishers.

Selected Academic Conference Presentations
Moayeri, M. (2010). The Internet as a Social Learning Tool. A Paper accepted at the National Reading Conference (NRC), Fort Worth, TX: Dec 3, 2010.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Teacher-Librarians Using the Internet as a Learning Tool: A Case Study of One District. A Paper accepted for the International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) Doctoral Forum, London, UK: June 21, 2010.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Teachers Using New Technologies. A Paper presented at the Technological Learning & Thinking Conference, Vancouver, Canada: May 17, 2010.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Adolescents and ICT: Considering Ethical Issues of Data Collection. A Paper accepted for the eYouth: Balancing between Opportunities and Risks Conference, Antwerp, Belgium: May 28, 2010.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Digital Pioneers. A Paper accepted for the Libraries in the Digital Age Conference, Zadar, Croatia: May 24, 2010.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Know Facebook. A Poster accepted for the Libraries in the Digital Age Conference, Zadar, Croatia: May 24, 2010.


Asselin, M & Moayeri, M. (2008). Toward a pedagogy for using the internet to learn: An examination of adolescents' internet literacies and teachers' recommendations for educational change. A paper presented at the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL). Conference, Berkeley, California, USA: Aug 4.


Moayeri, M. (2008). Literacy Practice of an Inner City Community. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, Vancouver, Canada: June 1, 2008.


Moayeri, M. (2008). Internet Savvy, Searching Challenged. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, Vancouver, Canada: June 2, 2008.


Moayeri, M. & Asselin, M. (2008). "Out of School Internet Practices." A paper presented at the IRA Conference, Atlanta, USA: May 7, 2008.


Moayeri, M. (2008). Literacy Practices in a Canadian Urban Neighborhood: Two First Nations Mothers. A paper presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Conference, New York, USA: Mar 25, 2008.


Moayeri, M. (2007). Making Student Knowledge Public. A paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, Saskatchewan, Canada


Moayeri, M. (2006). I’m Not Just Some Anonymous Blob. A paper presented at the Atlantic Educators� Conference, Fredericton, Canada, 25 pgs.

Keynote Presentations
Moayeri, M. (2008). Information Literacy in Web 2.0 Environments. Invited keynote speaker at the Delta Teacher Librarian Association Conference, Delta, Canada.


Moayeri, M. (2008). How teens use Web 2.0: Staying ahead of the curve. Invited keynote speaker at the Richmond Teacher Librarian Association Conference, Richmond, Canada.

Selected Professional Development Presentations
Moayeri, M. (2010). Incorporating Web 2.0 in Teaching Practice. Full day Workshop presented at the Coquitlam Conference, Coquitlam, Canada.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Social Bookmarking and Annotating the Web. Workshop presented at the Burnaby Teacher-Librarian Association Conference, Burnaby, Canada.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Social Networking with Shelfari. Workshop presented at the Burnaby Teacher-Librarian Association Conference, Burnaby, Canada.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Self Selected Reading and Social Networking with Shelfari. Workshop presented at the Saanich Teacher Librarian Association.


Moayeri, M. (2010). Diigo: Socially Bookmarking and Annotating the Web. Workshop presented at the Saanich Teacher Librarian Association.


Moayeri, M. (2009). Social Networking for Librarians. Workshop presented at the British Columbia Teacher-Librarian Association Conference, Richmond, Canada.


Moayeri, M. (2009). Using Diigo to Connect with Colleagues and Students. Workshop presented at the British Columbia Teacher-Librarian Association Conference, Richmond, Canada.


Moayeri, M., McKinlay, J., & Diewert T. (2008). What’s with all this reading? Students DO Read Independently. A presentation at The Literacy Day Conference, Vancouver, Canada.