Dr. Catherine Duquette

By Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

In Episode 24 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Catherine Duquette, an Associated Professor of Social Studies and History Education, at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC). Dr. Catherine Duquette draws on the different disciplinary dimensions of history education and assessment to share insights on her lived experiences as a university educator during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We discussed some of the following issues and concepts: negotiating 3rd Wave and lockdowns as parents, online teacher education collaborations with teachers and teacher candidates, Québec schooling system, adapting to progression models for historical thinking, the impact of provincial examination for history education and the question of assessment, historical consciousness, deconstructing and reconstructing historical narratives with students, and so much more.