Dr. Wendy Carr

Professor of Teaching
Associate Dean, Teacher Education

Awards

2015 – Faculty of Education’s 100 Alumni, Outstanding Contribution Award
2010 – Murray Elliott Outstanding Contribution to the Teacher Education Program
2008 – Faculty of Education Excellence in Teaching – Sessional Instructor

Selected Publications

BOOKS

Anderson, B., & Carr, W. (2015). Échos Pro 3. [French second language teaching resource collection]. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education.

Carr, W., & Anderson, B. (2014). Échos Pro 2. [French second language teaching resource collection]. Toronto, ON: Pearson.

Anderson, B., & Carr, W. (2013). Échos Pro 1. [French second language teaching resource collection]. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education.

Anderson, B., Carr, W., Lewis, C., Salvatori, M., & Turnbull, M. (2009). Échos. [French second language literacy collection]. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education.

Anderson, B., Carr, W., Lewis, C., Salvatori, M., & Turnbull, M. (2008). Effective literacy practices in FSL: Making connections. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education.

Carr, W. (2001). Visages National Evaluation Package. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education.

Mas, J., Carr, W., & Mennill, J. (1994). Visages 1. [French second language teaching resource]. Toronto: Addison-Wesley.

CHAPTERS

Early, M., Dagenias, D., & Carr, W. (2017). Second language education in Canada. In N. Van Deusen-Scholl, & S. May (Eds.) Encyclopedia of language and education: Vol.4, Second and foreign language education (3rd ed., pp. 313–326). Springer Science.

Carr, W. (2016). Afterword. In M. Filipenko, & J. Naslund (Eds.), Problem-based learning in teacher education (pp. 223–227). New York: Springer.

Early, M., Dagenais, D., & Carr, W. (2016). Second and foreign language learning in Canada. In N. Van Deusen-Scholl (Ed.) Encyclopedia of language and education: Second and foreign language education, Vol. 4.Heidelberg, Springer.

Carr, W. (2013). Learning French in British Columbia: English as additional language learner and parent perspectives. In K. Arnett & C. Mady (Eds.) Minority populations in Canadian second language education (pp. 22-37). Bristol: UK: Multilingual Matters.

Carr, W. (2012). Research priorities for the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. In T. Lamb, T., Atanoska, M. Hepp, S. Jónsdottir, & J. Zielinska (Eds.) Learning from each other: A handbook for language teacher associations (pp. 81-85). Graz, Austria: European Centre for Modern Languages.

Mady, C., & Carr, W. (2011). Immigrant perspectives on French learning in English-dominant Canadian communities. In C. Varcasia (Ed.) Becoming multilingual. Language learning and language policy between attitudes and identities (pp. 195-216). Bern, DE: Peter Lang.

ARTICLES

Carr, W., Kutcher, S., Wei, Y., & Heffernan, A. (2017). Preparing for the classroom: Mental health knowledge improvement, stigma reduction, and enhanced help-seeking efficacy in Canadian preservice teacher education. Canadian Journal of School Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0829573516688596

Carr, W. (2015). The Canadian association of second language teachers and the European Centre for Modern Languages. Réflexions: Journal of the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers, 34(2), 11-14.

Carr, W. (2014). Teaching and learning beyond the classroom: Community field experience in UBC’s teacher education programEducation Canada, 54(4), 24-27.

Carr, W. (2012). Trends in second language teaching and teacher education. Réflexions: Journal of the Canadian Assn of Second Language Teachers, 31(2), 10-11.

Carr, W. (2011). Introduction. In Carr, W., Dicks, J., & Lapkin, S. (Eds.). Special edition — Innovations in Second Language Teaching and Teacher EducationCanadian Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Carr, W. (2011). BC’s new CEFR-inspired curriculum. Réflexions: Journal of the Canadian Assn of Second Language Teachers, 30(3), 5-6.

Carr, W. (2010). Raising FLAGS: Renewing core French at the pre-service teacher levelCanadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 13(1), 37-51.

Carr, W. (2009). Intensive French in British Columbia: Student and parent perspectives and English as additional language (EAL) student performanceThe Canadian Modern Language Review, 65(5), 787-815.

Carr, W. (2009). Vichystock: British Columbia FSL educators’ summer in France. Réflexions, 28(3), 16-17.

Carr, W. (2007). Teaching core French in British Columbia: Teachers’ perspectives. Vancouver: BC: Association of Teachers of Modern Languages.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Carr, W. (2015). Empowering language networks: Canada and the European Centre for Modern Languages (pp. 38-41). World Congress, Niagara Falls. Ottawa: Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute.

OTHER

Carr, W. & Piccardo, E. (Eds.) (2015). Second language teachers’ CEFR-inspired practices. [Teacher resource collection]. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers.

Carr, W. (2014). Program evaluation: Intensive French programs in Vancouver. [Two-year assessment of programs: student proficiency testing, documentation of perspectives of parents, students, teachers, administrators]. Unpublished report. Vancouver, BC.

PRESENTATIONS

Rodger, S., Carr, W., Gilham, S., Kutcher, S., & Wei, Y. (2017). TeachMentalHealth: A mental health literacy curriculum for pre-service teachers. Accepted presentation at International Conference on Youth Mental Health, Dublin, Ireland.

Carr, W., Wei, Y., Kutcher, S., & Heffernan, A. (2017). Mental health literacy development in pre-service teacher education. Accepted presentation at International Conference on Education and New Developments, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sabatier, C., Cavanagh, M., Carr, W., & Dicks, J. (2017). Les mots me manquent: enseigner “l’autre” langue officielle. Invited panel presentation. Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Toronto, ON.

Irwin, R., Lin, C., & Carr, W. (2017). Teacher mentorship: Pedagogical partnerships across multiple institutions. Invited panel presentation. Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference. Toronto, ON.

Rodger, S., Gilham, C., Carr, W., Kutcher, S., & Atkins, M-A. (2017). Mental health literacy: Implementing curriculum resources for Canadian pre-service teachers. Submitted panel presentation. Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference. Toronto, ON.

Kutcher, S., Hymel, S., Rodger, S., Gilham, C., & Carr, W. (2016). Mental health literacy in undergraduate and graduate teacher education. Panel presentation. Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference. Calgary, AB.

Carr, W., (2015). Inspired practice: Perspectives on a new era in BC second language curriculum and pedagogy. BC Association of Second Language Teachers Conference, Burnaby, BC.

Frank, B., & Carr, W. (2015). Innovations in rural education at The University of British Columbia. Invited presentation. International Conference on Social Transformation and Education Reform, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China.

Carr, W. (2015). Mental health literacy: Pre-service teachers as agents of change and empowermentWorkshop presentation. North West Association of Teacher Educators. University of Western Washington, Pullman, Washington, US.

Piccardo, E., & Carr, W. (2015). Languages and beyond: Potentiel des apports plurilingues et transnationaux dans les contextes professionnels et d’apprentissage. Accepted workshop presentation. World Congress of Modern Languages, Niagara Fall, Ontario.

Carr, W. (2014). Ways to implement and develop Korean-related curriculum in Canadian schools: Current texts and teaching approaches. Workshop presentation. Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul, South Korea.  

Carr, W. (2014). Canadian bilingualism and social cohesion: Perspectives of English/French as additional language learners in British Columbia. Workshop presentation. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics. Brock University, St. Catherine’s, ON.

Carr, W. (2014). French education: From classroom to campus and back again. Community blog. Professional Development and Community Engagement, UBC.

Carr, W. (2013). Taking language learning to a new level with audio, visual and multimedia texts. Workshop presentation. Languages Without Borders Conference. Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Carr, W. (2012). A common framework of reference for languages: Implications for language articulation. Invited session. Standing Committee on Language Articulation, University of Victoria.

Bournot-Trites, M., & Carr, W. (2012). Benefits and challenges of an M.Ed. program delivered in mixed-mode delivery (face-to-face and online). Invited session. Canadian Centre for Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL). Conference on Innovative Practices in Technology-mediated Language Learning, University of Ottawa.

Carr, W. (2011). A common framework of reference for languages at UBC: Perspectives from BC’s new languages curriculum. Invited session in UBC’s Second Language Research Cluster, Faculty of Arts, French Hispanic & Italian Studies Department.

Carr, W. (2011). Sparking the language-literacy connection. Invited keynote speaker. SLED Talks (Second Language Education Discussion). Second Language and Intercultural Council Conference, Canmore, AB.

Carr, W., Dicks, J., Kristmanson, P., Turnbull, M., & Turnbull, C. (2011). Cross-Canada perspectives on the Common European Framework of Reference and language teacher education/practice. Opening symposium and workshop. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics. Fredericton, NB.

Carr, W. (2011). Literacy in core French. Workshop presentation. Languages Without Borders Conference. Montreal.

Carr, W., & Mady, C. (2011). Multilingual immigrants’ investment in learning an additional minority language (Canada). Mobility Language Literacy Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Carr, W. (2010). EAL students in FSL programs: Perspectives from Intensive FrenchPodcast in the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT/ACPLS) Canadian Research Podcast Series.

Carr, W., & Mady. C. (2010). Canada’s linguistic ideal: Allophone immigrant perspectives. Presentation. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics. Montréal, Québec.

Carr, W. (2010). Effective literacy practices in FSL classrooms. Workshop presentations at various teacher conferences in Whitehorse, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Hamilton, Toronto.

Mady, C., & Carr, W. (2009). Canada’s linguistic ideal: Allophone immigrant perspectives. International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism. Bolzano, Italy.

Carr, W. (2009). Teacher use of French in the classroomPodcast in the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT/ACPLS) Canadian Research Podcast Series.

Dicks, J., Carr, W., Sanaoui, R., & Collins, L. (2009). Second language teacher education across Canada: Innovations and challenges. Symposium and closing panel. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics. Ottawa, ON.

Carr, W. (2009). ESL/EAL Learners in the second language classroom: Strategies for success. Workshop presentation. Languages Without Borders: National Conference for Second Language Educators. Edmonton, AB.

Lewis, C., & Carr, W. (2008). EAL learners and FSL programs: Challenges and possibilities. Workshop presentation. Bilingualism in a plurilingual Canada: Research and implications. Le Centre canadien d’études et de recherche en bilinguisme et aménagement linguistique, Université d’Ottawa.

Carr, W. (2007). Un programme de français basé sur la littératie contribue à une amélioration d’habileté en anglais chez les élèves dont l’anglais n’est pas la langue maternelle. Workshop and poster presentation. International Reading Association Conference. Toronto, ON.

Carr, W., & Lewis, C. (2007). Créer des communautés d’apprentissage en français langue seconde: Aller au delà des approches traditionnelles à la littératie. Workshop presentation, Congrès de l’Association Canadienne de Linguistique Appliquée. Saskatoon, SK.

Anderson, B., Carr, W., Lewis, C., Savatori, M., & Turnbull, M. (2007). Literacy and second language teaching and learning: Building connections. Workshop presentation, Ontario Modern Language Teachers Association Conference. Toronto, ON.

EDITORSHIPS

Carr, W., Dicks, J., & Lapkin, S. (2011). Special edition — Innovations in Second Language Teaching and Teacher Education. Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 14(2).

Carr, W. (2011). Special edition — Innovations in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Réflexions: Journal of the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers.

Community Work

2016 – present
Assn of BC Deans of Education representative, Teacher Education Program Working Group (ABCDE & BC Teachers’ Council)

2016 – present
BC Provincial French Education Stakeholders Advisory Committee

2015 – present
Director & Secretary, National Board of Directors, Canadian Parents for French

2009 – 2015
Acting President (2014), Vice-president (2013-14 & 2015), Director (2009-13), Board of Directors, Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers

2011 – 2014
BC/Yukon Representative, Editorial Board, Canadian Modern Language Review

2009 – 2013
Member, BC Ministry French Curriculum Writing Committee

2008  – 2013
Past president (2010-13); President (2008-10); Vice-president (2007-09); French representative: BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages

2005 – 2013
BC representative, National Intensive French Steering Committee

2008 – 2011
Member, BC Ministry Ad Hoc French as a Second Language Committee

2007 – 2009
BC representative, National Council, Canadian Assn of Second Language Teachers