I do research in inclusive education, including learning disabilities, gifted/enriched education, developmental literacy, Francophone education, cultural studies and leadership. I also research inclusive learning and practices of BEd and Master of Education students.
Inclusive practices/learning in preservice/inservice teachers
DiGiorgio, C. (2009). The application of Bourdieuian theory to the inclusion of students with learning/physical challenges in multicultural school settings. International Journal of Inclusive Education,13(2), 179-194.
Gallagher, T., DiGiorgio, C., Bennett, S., and Antle, K. (2008). Seeking to understand disability and culture while enhancing advocacy. Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 30-37.
DiGiorgio, C. (2008). Negotiating cultural and academic expectations in a modern multicultural school: The inclusive and exclusive effects of a principal’s vision. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 11(2),169-189.
DiGiorgio, C. (2008). Island approaches to cultural survival: How can a school create community out of isolation? The 3rd International Small Island Cultures Conference Proceedings, 17-24.
DiGiorgio, C. (2007). What happens after the law is passed? Marketing to parent demands in a Canadian Francophone school. Journal of School Choice, 1(3), 91-115.
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI):
Dr. Gordon Porter, NB Human Rights Commission
International Baccalaureate Organization
Learning Disabilities Association of PEI
Isaac Walton Killam Hospital for Children
Brock University, Canada-European Union Research Network