Dr. Douglas Gosse

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Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education
Chair, Graduate Studies in Education / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education
Chair, Graduate Studies in Education
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
BA, Laval University
BEd, Memorial University
MEd, Memorial University
PhD, University of Toronto
Research Interests:

His research interests include high-yield teaching and learning approaches and strategies, differentiation, students at risk, single gender and co-educational teaching, adult education, and education for diversity.

Current & Future Research:

His current research on the professional journey, experiences, and sense of identity of male primary, elementary, secondary, and university teachers, has earned national and international attention.


 Gosse, D. (2005).Jackytar : a novel[on the journey from boyhood to manhood]. St. John's, NL: Jesperson Pub.

Gosse, D. (2008).Breaking silences & exploring masculinities : a critical supplement to the novel Jackytar. St. John's, NL: Breakwater Books.

Gosse, D., & Seifert, T. (2008, March 25).Breathing life into critical understanding of students at risk, a case study of Sandy. Paper presented at the Narrative SIG of the 2008 American Educational Research Association, New York, NY, United States.

Gosse, D. (2009-2011).Teaching & Learning Methods A-Z. Retrieved from: http://www.nipissingu.ca/faculty/douglasg/EDUC4315/methods_a-z.htm

Gosse, D. (2009, Oct. 14-16, 2009).Race, Sexual Orientation, Culture and Male Teacher Role Models: Will Any Teacher Do As Long As They Are Good?Paper presented at the Edge Conference 2009: Inspiration and Innovation in Teaching and Teacher Education, St. John's, NL from : http://www.mun.ca/edge2009/displaypapers.php

Gosse, D. (in preparation). Androgenogogy and teaching fiction to boys: Competition, kinesthetic intelligence, and debate. In K. James, T. Dobson & C. Leggo (Eds.),English in Secondary Classrooms: Creative and Critical advice from Canadian Teacher Educators.

Gosse, D., Parr, M., & Kristolaitis, J. (2010).The Professional journey of male primary-junior teachers in Ontario. North Bay: Nipissing University. (33 pages)