Dr. Mary-Louise Vanderlee

Faculty of Education




Dr. Mary-Louise Vanderlee

Professor (EdD)
Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education
Contact for Availability for Graduate Advisement

Courses Taught

EDUC 3P40: Families, Schools & Literacy,
EDUC 3P50: Early Childhood Education I
EDUC 3P90: Directed Studies
EDUC 3F90: Independent Study
EDUC 5P30: Development, Learning & Curriculum
EDUC 5P31: Families, Schools & Learning
EDUC 5P41: Early Childhood Education
EDUC 5P90: Research Proposal Tutorial
EDUC 5P93: Research Project
EDUC 5F95: Thesis Tutorial in Educational Studies
EDUC 5P98: Independent Study in Education
EDUC 5V96: Internship in Educational Issues

Research Interests

Early childhood education; Family involvement; Pre-service and in-service teacher education in developing nations; Service learning; Monitoring indicators of health and wellbeing for children and their families; Community development

Publications
Books

Vanderlee, M.L., (2009). Mechanisms Underlying Class Size Effects Revealed: Testing the Relation of Class Size with Clusters of Parent, Teacher, Student, & Program Quality Variables. Germany: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.

Chapters
Reviewed Chapters in Books

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Introduction to Children's Rights enacted, In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 1: All children should have healthy food, safe water and clean air. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 2: All children should have housing in dwellings that reflects the normal standard of our community. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L., & Noel, S. (2009). Chapter 3: All children should have healthy physical, intellectual, emotional and social development, well being and quality of life. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 4: All children should have protection from physical, psychological and sexual abuse both in and out of the home. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 5: All children should have time with their families and/or other nurturing and positive role models throughout their childhood. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 6: All children should have high quality early child development opportunities to meet their best interests. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 8: All children should have primary and secondary education to enable them to reach their full potential. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Vanderlee, M.L. (2009). Chapter 11: The Final Word on the Niagara Children's Charter Enacted. In M.L. Vanderlee & S. Noel (Ed.), Niagara Children's Charter enacted: A 2009 report on Niagara's children 0-6, their families and their communities.

Schutz, A., Vanderlee, M. L., & Kumar, R. (2006). Inviting authentic parent participation on school councils. In J. Novak, W. Rocca, & A.M. DiBiase, (Editors) Creating Inviting Schools. Caddo Gap: San Francisco.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Li, S., DiPetta, T., & Vanderlee, M.L. (2008). Graduate education in Canada and China: What enrolment data tells us. Brock Education Journal, 18(1) available online at http://www3.ed.brocku.ca/ojs/index.php/brocked/issue/view/38

Vanderlee, M. L (1995). Changing the basis of decision making regarding the class size of young children. Brock Education Vol. 5. Number 1.

Educational Materials

Vanderlee, M.L., Mgombelo, J., Schutz, A., Hooper, S., Jones, S., Hastings-Speck, E. (2007). Umnqophiso After School Program. Developed for Umnqophiso Pre-Primary School, Lwandle, Western Cape, South Africa.

Vanderlee, M. L., & Gregoire, A. (2002). Child Development and Gerontology. Technological Education. Grade 12 College Preparation Course. Ontario Curriculum Centre of the Curriculum Services Canada
(TPO4C) http://www.curriculum.org/occ/profiles/12/html/TPO4CP.htm

Technical Reports

Vanderlee, M. L. (2007). Evaluation of Quality Child Care Niagara Phase II ECE Training. (QCCN Research Report No. 5b.). Faculty of Education, Brock University, ON.

Vanderlee, M. L. (2007). Report of the Process and Activities of Quality Child Care Niagara. (QCCN Research Report No. 5a). Faculty of Education, Brock University, ON.

Vanderlee, M. L., Grierson, A., Gallagher, T., & Mgombelo, J. (2006). Final Report for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat: Evaluation of the Niagara Catholic District School Board's Demonstration Classroom Project (NCDSB Research Report No. 1). Faculty of Education, Brock University, ON.

Vanderlee, M. L. (2006). Early Childhood Educators Programming Practices & Job Satisfaction Prior to the Implementation of Quality Child Care Niagara. (QCCN Research Report. No. 4). Faculty of Education, Brock University, ON.

Vanderlee, M. L. (2005). Final Report: Baseline Evaluation of the Quality Child Care Initiative (QCCN Research Report No. 3). Faculty of Education, Brock University, ON. 

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Dr. Mary-Louise Vanderlee
Faculty of Education

Brock University
St. Catharines, On.

WH 9F
T 905 688 5550 x4066
E mvanderlee@brocku.ca

Events

Kelly Alves MEd Thesis Defence
December 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm