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Dr. Ghada Sfeir, Concordia University

Assistant Professor (LTA), Education

Office: S-FG 6219 
Faubourg Ste-Catherine Building,
1610 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4041


PhD Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 2016
MA Educational Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, 2011 
BEd Specialization Teaching English as a Second Language (84 credits completed), Concordia University, Montreal, 2008
BA English, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, 1995

Teaching Activities

Courses (Winter 2020)

ESTU 644 School and Society
ESTU 675 Concepts and Values in Adult Ed
EDUC 454 Diversity in the Classroom
EDUC 230 Introduction to Philosophy of Education

Courses (Fall 2019)

EDUC 230 Introduction to Philosophy of Education
ADED 220 Adults as Learners

Courses (Summer 2019)

ESTU 645 Curriculum Theory

Courses Taught

EDUC 230 Introduction to Philosophy of Education
EDUC 454 Diversity in the Classroom

ESTU 671/ADIP 520 Adults as Learners
ESTU 672/ADIP 533 Facilitating Adult Learning
ESTU 676/ADIP 597 Adult Education I - Selected Topic 
        (Transnationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Immigrant Experiences in         Canada)
ADED 489 SPEC Topic In Adult EDUC
        (Internationalization of Adult Education: Canadian and Comparative         Perspectives)

AN 346 Transnationalism & Cosmopolitanism
AN 336 Culture, Power, & Politics 


Chapter in an Edited Book

Orlowski, P., & Sfeir, G. (accepted). Global problems require a global citizenry: The case for teaching global citizenship. In  L. Kornelsen, G., Balzer, & K. Magro (Eds.), Teaching global citizenship. Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Scholars Press.

Articles and Essays

Sfeir, G. (Spring, 2015). A cosmopolitan outlook on Canadian citizenship: A case study in Montreal. In Education, 21(1), 74-92.

Sfeir, G. (September, 2014). Critical pedagogy through popular culture. Education Matters: Journal of Teaching and Learning, 2(2), 15-25.


Bridging the Gap: Towards a Cosmopolitan Orientation in the Social Studies Curriculum in Saskatchewan High Schools.


Critical Media Literacy: A Vehicle for Transformative Learning Towards Social and Emotional Competence.

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