Ken N. Meadows

ken meadows
Educational Researcher
kmeadow2@uwo.ca
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Profile

Dr. Ken N. Meadows is an Educational Researcher with the Centre for Teaching and Learning, and an Adjunct Researcher Professor with the Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in Western’s Faculty of Education. At the CTL, he coordinates scholarship of teaching and learning initiatives, supports librarians and staff in their research and program evaluation endeavours, coordinates and facilitates educational development programming such as the Assessment Series, the Instructional Skills Workshop, and the Great Teachers Seminar, and serves as Managing Editor for The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. His research focuses on the impact of educational development programs, teaching cultures in post-secondary institutions, faculty members’ well-being in their teaching, and students’ academic well-being.

Selected Publications

Refereed Publications

Dawson, D. L., Meadows, K. N., Kustra, E., Hansen, K. D. (2019). Perceptions of institutional teaching culture by tenured, tenure-track, and sessional faculty. Canadian Jounral of Higher Education, 49(3), 115-128. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/ctlpub/19/

Linkes, S., Ezekiel, F., Lerch, A., & Meadows, K. N. (2018). Group career counselling for international students: Evaluation and promising practice. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 17 (2), 45-58. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/ctlpub/20/

Hayne, S., Meadows, K. N., SwamiNathan, R. & Mulvihill, C. (2016). The effects of an Alternative Spring Break program on student development. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 20(3), 90-119.

Meadows, K. N., Olsen, K. C., Dimitrov, N., & Dawson, D. L. (2015). Evaluating the differential impact of teaching assistant training programs on international graduate student teaching. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 45(3), 34-55.

Kustra, E., Doci, F., Gillard, K., Hondzel, C. D., Goff, L., Gabay, D., Meadows, K. N., Borin, P., Wolf, P., Ellis, D., Eiliat, H., Grose, J., Dawson, D. L., & Hughes, S. (2015). Teaching culture perception: Documenting and transforming institutional teaching cultures. Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 8, 231-244.

Dimitrov, N., Dawson, D. L., Olsen, K. C., & Meadows, K. N. (2014). Developing the intercultural competence of graduate students. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 44(3), 86-103.

Meadows, K. N., Berg, S. A., Hoffmann, K., Torabi, N., & Gardiner, M. M. (2013). A needs-driven and responsive approach to supporting the research endeavours of academic librarians. Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 8(2).

Dawson, D., Meadows, K. N., & Haffie, T. (2010). The effect of performance feedback on student help-seeking and learning strategy use: Do clickers make a difference? The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching of Teaching and Learning, 1(1).  doi:10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2010.1.6

Zarbatany, L., van Brunschot, M., Meadows, K. N., & Pepper, S. (1996). Effects of friendship and gender on peer group entry. Child Development, 67, 2287–2300. doi:10.2307/1131623

Selected Presentations

Meadows, K. N., Taylor, L., Ellis, D., Kustra, E., Wolf, P. (2017, October). Assessing institutional teaching culture: Understanding the enablers and challenges to integrating the scholarship of teaching and learning in academic work. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Dawson, D. L., Meadows, K. N., Kustra, K., & Goff, L. (2017, June). Part and full-time faculty members’ perception of institutional teaching culture. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Kustra, E., Meadows, K. N., Borin, P., & Shaw, L (2017, May). Enhancing institutional teaching culture based on evidence: Indicators, perceptions, and recommendations. Paper presented at the Annual University of Windsor-Oakland University International Teaching and Learning Conference, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Atkins, M. A., Haque, A., Jacquart, M., & Meadows, K. N. (2016, June). Graduate students as educational leaders: Transforming departmental teaching cultures through the Lead TA Program. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, London, Ontario, Canada.

Meadows, K. N., & Haffie, T. (2015, July). Flourishing in your teaching: Cultivating a practice that supports your well-being. Paper presented at the Biennial Western Conference on Science Education, London, Ontario, Canada.

Meadows, K. N., & Haffie, T. (2015, July). Thriving in post-secondary Science education: Supporting your students’ academic well-being. Paper presented at the Biennial Western Conference on Science Education, London, Ontario, Canada.

Cruz, L., Chick, N., Poole, G., Gilpin, L., Olivares, K., Morgan, R., Wentzell, G., Simkins, S., & Meadows, K. N. (2014, October). The next frontier? The changing nature of SoTL publishing. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Kustra, E., Dimitrov, N., Meadows, K. N., Ackerson, T., Potter, M. K., Baker, N., & Boulos, P., (2013, February). Assessing graduate teaching development programs for impact on future faculty. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Educational Developers' Caucus, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Dawson, D. L., Dimitrov, N., & Meadows, K. N. (2013, February). Building on the best of international TA training: Developing the intercultural competence of all teaching assistants. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Educational Developers Caucus, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Haffie, T., Meadows, K. N., Dunn, L., & Miller, J. (2012, October). Toward a multi-dimensional understanding in first year: The Biology Literacy Initiative. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Gravestock, P., Simmons, N., Greenleaf, E., Meadows, K. N., Van Melle, E., Fenton, N., Rolheiser, C., & Crealock, M. (2010, June). The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL): The state of the art. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hayne, S., Meadows, K.N., SwamiNathan, R., & Mulvihill, C. (2009, October). The effect of Western's Alternative Spring Break program on student development. Poster presented at the International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

Pearson, A., & Meadows, K. N. (2009, May). The scholarship of teaching and learning and measures of student engagement. Paper presented at Opportunities and New Directions: A Research Conference on Teaching and Learning, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Ebbett, G., Berg, S., & Meadows, K. N. (2009, January). Supporting the research endeavors of academic librarians. Paper presented at the Annual Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Meadows, K. N., Haffie, T., Dunn, L.K., & Graves, R. (2008, October). Enhancing student learning in introductory biology: Phase I of the First Year Biology Literacy Initiative.  Poster presented at the Annual International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Meadows, K. N., & Adam, T. (2008, June).  Supporting librarians and archivists as faculty members.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Haffie, T., Meadows, K., & Dawson, D. (2007, June). Engaging Students in their own learning: The influence of cumulative clicker performance on students’ learning strategy use and academic achievement. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Zarbatany, L., Larsen, G., Van Brunschot, M., Meadows, K., & Pepper, S. (1999, April). Self interest versus friendship: Gender differences in competition and cooperation in a coalition formation task.  In J. Benenson, (Chair), Are girls as competitive as boys?  Gender differences in the dynamics of competition and cooperation. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Meadows, K. N., Zarbatany, L., McLuskie, J., & Pepper, S. (1998, July). Individual differences in conflict among preadolescent friends. Presented at the 15th Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Bern, Switzerland.

Johnson, A.M., Meadows, K. N., & Simner, M. L. (1998, June). Stats is not math: Predicting success in introductory statistics with mathematics. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Meadows, K. N., Zarbatany, L., Van Brunschot, M. F., & Conley, R. C. (1997, April). Personality similarity in preadolescent friendships.  Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D C

Meadows, K. N., Zarbatany, L., & Van Brunschot, M. F. (1995, March). Adolescent peer intimacy as a function of parental warmth, control, and modelling. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, Indiana.