1. BOOKS, CHAPTERS IN BOOKS, EXPOSITORY AND REVIEW ARTICLES

Howard, P. (forthcoming). Re-visioning Teacher Education for Sustainability in Atlantic Canada. Karrow, D. & DiGuiseppe, M. (Eds.). Canadian perspectives on initial teacher education in environmental education. CATE Publishers

Howard, P. (2012). How literature works: Poetry and the phenomenology of reader response. N. Friesen, T. Saevi, C. Henriksson (Eds.). Hermeneutic phenomenology in education: Method and practice. Sense Publishers.

 Howard, P. (2012). Re-orienting teacher education for the values of sustainability. InK. Bartels and K. Parker (Eds.). Teaching sustainability and teaching sustainably. Stylus Publishing.

 Howard, P. (2006). In Search of a living literacy: Language, literature and ecological sensibility. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Alberta.

2.  PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

FORTHCOMING:

 O’Brien, C. & Howard, P. (forthcoming). The Living School: The Emergence of a Transformative Sustainability Education Paradigm. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2015). Digital Citizenship in the Afterschool Space: Implications for Education for Sustainable Development. Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability17, (1).

PUBLISHED:

Howard. P. (2014).  Affinity spaces and ecologies of practice: Digital composing processes of pre-service English teachers. Language and Literacy: A Canadian e-journal 16, (1).

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2013). “Everywhere you go always take the weather with you: Phenomenology and the pedagogy of climate change education.” Phenomenology and Practice. (8).

 PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2013). Educating the imagination: Teaching for sustainability through a bioregional literacy curriculum. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development. 6, (2). 

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2012). Pedagogy and pandemic: Elementary teachers’ experience of the H1N1 influenza in the classroom. Phenomenology and Practice. (6).

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2011). Living as textual animals: Curriculum, sustainability and the inherency of language.  Journal of the Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, 9, (1). 83 -114.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2010). How literature works: Poetry and the phenomenology of reader response. Phenomenology & Practice. (4).

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2010). Pedagogy and the poetic: Nurturing ecological sensibility through language and literature. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2008). Ecology, phenomenology and culture. Developing a language for sustainability.  Diaspora, Indigenous & Minority Education. 2, (4). 302-310.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2007). The pedagogy of place: Re-interpreting ecological education through the language arts.  Diaspora, Indigenous & Minority Education. 1, (2). 109-126.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2005). Nurturing sense of place through the literature of the bioregion. (Electronic version). Reconstruction: Studies in contemporary culture.5, (3). http://reconstruction.eserver.org/053/howard.shml

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2004). “[D]estined always to be on the edge of things:” A prolegomenon to a dialogic of transdisciplinarity and curriculum theory. JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 20(4), 45-55.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2003)“Walking the talk in assessment”: Deconstructing standardized tests in the English language arts. English Quarterly, 35(3, 4),24-28.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2003): Looking back together: Phenomenology and the nurturing of the reflective lens in student writing. (Electronic version).  Language and Literacy:  A Canadian Educational e-journal.  http://www.langandlit.ualberta.ca/

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (1998).  Assessing assessment: Reflections on assessing student response. Alberta English, 36(1), 57-63.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (1998). Makers of meaning, constructors of identity: Junior high girls and the young adult novel.  English Quarterly, 30(3,4), 17-27

3. PAPERS IN NONREFEREED JOURNALS

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2015). Powerful Transformative Education Initiatives: Education for Sustainability by Other Names. Available. http://www.patrickhoward.ca/blog.php

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2015). On Being Radical – Dismantling Education in the Service of Life. Available: http://www.patrickhoward.ca/blog.php

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2014). Trapper Boy: A Teacher Resource. Sydney, NS: Cape Breton University Press.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. and J. Howard (2013). Fighting the flu - Fighting the fear: Teachers and infection control. CAP Journal: Journal of the Canadian Association of Principals. Summer 2013. 

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2008). Honouring youth: Celebrating student success. The Bulletin. Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association. 8,(51), 22-23.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2004). Toward a living literacy: Ecological sensibility and environmental education. Taproot: The Academic Journal for the Coalition for Education Outdoors, Winter.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2004). Graduate student involvement enriching on many levels. News & Notes: Newsletter of the Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, 27(2), 10-11.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2003). In search of a new story: Environmental education and ecological sensibility. Environmental news. Environmental Research and Studies Centre, University of Alberta.3(1), 1-2.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (2001). High school English: The promise and peril of a new curriculum.  The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association. 45, (1), 26-27.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (1994). Blending old and new: Creating lasting change. PRISM, 3, 20-22.

PUBLISHED:

Howard, P. (1992). Teaching global issues: How we deal with global concerns can affect students’ attitudes. PRISM (1),18-20. 

4. CONTRIBUTED (NON-INVITED) PAPERS/ABSTRACTS IN PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Howard, P. (2010). In search of a living literacy: Language, literature and ecological sensibility. CSSE Conference, Concordia University. CFHSS/FCSH Conference System. http://ocs.sfu.ca/fedcan/index.php/csse2010/

Howard, P. (2004). Finding a place to begin: Pedagogy and the meaning of place-based teaching in the language arts. WestCAST: Annual Conference of the Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching, 215-219

5. BOOK REVIEWS

Howard, P. (2016). A review of A. Lukenchuk (Ed). Paradigms of research in the 21st century: Perspectives and examples from practice. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education .

Howard, P. (2013). A review of M. MacKenzie, P. Hart, H, Bai, B. Jickling. (Eds.)(2009). Fields of green: Restorying culture, environment and education. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.  Journal of Education for Sustainable Development. 6, (2)           

Howard, P. (2012). A review of Technofix: Why technology won’t save us or the environment by M. Huesemann and J. Huesemann. New Society Publishers, 2012, in The Goose.

Howard, P. (2011). ‘Slip sliding away’: Language and scientific certainty. A review of The Mirage of space between nature and nurture by Evelyn Fox Keller, Duke University Press, 2010, in The Goose, 9,  23-25.

Howard, P. (2010). A review of Adrift on the ark: Our connection to the natural world by Margaret Thompson, Brindle and Glass, 2009, in The Goose, (7), 33-34.

Howard, P. (2008). “Leaning into the light:” A review of Living Away from Blessings by Carina Henriksson.  (Electronic version). Phenomenology and practice. http://www.phandpr.org/index.php/pandp

6. CONTRIBUTED (NON-INVITED PAPERS/ABSTRACTS) AT CONFERENCES           

The phenomenology of reader response: How literature works- poetry and the development of the moral imagination in children. International Human Sciences Research Conference  (IHRSC 2015), Trondheim, Norway11th – 14th of August 2015

Affinity spaces and ecologies of practice: Infusing new literacies into teacher education. World Social Science Forum. Montreal, Canada, 13th – 15th of October 2013.

“Everywhere you go always take the weather with you”: Phenomenology and the pedagogy of climate change education. International Human Sciences Research Conference (IHSRC 2013), Aalborg, Denmark, 13th – 16th of August 2013.

Understanding the digital composing processes of pre-service Language arts and literacy teachers.  7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2013), Valencia, Spain, 4th – 6th of March 2013.

Educating the Imagination: Bioregional literature for the values of sustainability.  Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability: 7th Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Teacher Education Institutions. York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 16th – 20th of May  2012

Finding a language for sustainability: Children and bioregional poetry.  Literature and Environmental Conservation Conference: Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. 2nd - 4th  of September, 2011.

Language, literature and ecological education. Paper presented as part of the panel Curricular responses in a time of mass extinction:  Sustainability strategies from across the curriculum. . CSSE Conference. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.  May 29th – June 5th, 2011.

Frost paints the pane (paints the pain): Children and the promise of bioregional poetry. August 19th -21st, 2010. ALECC Conference. Cape Breton University. Sydney, Nova Scotia.

In Search of a Living Literacy- May 28th – June 4th2010.  CSSE Conference.Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

Pedagogy and place based teaching in the rural literacy classroom. March 31 –April 1, 2008, Rural Education Conference.  Saskatoon, SK.

Writing takes place: Place relatedness and the writing process, June 2004, CSSE Conference. University of Manitoba

7. RESEARCH GRANT AND CONTRACT INFORMATION

Cape Breton University (2013). Research program grant. Teaching sustainably: Post secondary student experience of a paper-less classroom. - $3000.00

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (2011) – Digital composing processes of pre-service literacy teachers - $59,462.00

Cape Breton Health Research Grant Fund (2011): Teachers’ experience of pandemic preparedness in the elementary classroom - $2297.00

Cape Breton University (2010) – Research Program Grant - $5551.00

Cape Breton University (2009) – New Faculty Research Start Up Grant – $2000.00

SSHRC (2004 -2006) – grant to undertake doctoral research on the ecological literacy of children in coastal Newfoundland and Labrador - $57,000