Patricia Danyluk

Patricia Danyluk


Associate Professor

Werklund School of Education, Specialization, Adult Learning

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Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy, Teacher Education, Laurentian University Sudbury, 2012

Bachelor of Education, History, Nipissing University, 2005

M.Ed. Adult Education, St. Francis Xavier University, 1995

B.A. Political Science, Laurentian University Sudbury, 1983


Dr. Danyluk's research extends to teacher education, critical service learning, community engagement and reconciliatory pedagogy. She has seventeen years of experience working with preservice teachers during practica. In 2021, she became the academic co-coordinator for  the M.Ed. certificate in Community Engagement: An Ethical Practice.  She completed her Ph.D. at Laurentian University, her Master's in Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University and her B.Ed. at Nipissing University. Dr. Danyluk's research focuses on pre-service teacher development.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Dr. Danyluk is currently the Chair of the Adult Education Studies Area. She also holds the role of Year Two Curriculum Coordinator for the Bachelor of Education Program.

  • Canadian Association of Teacher Education
  • Ontario College of Teachers
  • B.C. College of Teachers


Areas of Research

Scholarly Activity

Dr. Danyluk’s research focuses on teacher development specifically as it relates to the practicum. Throughout her career, Dr. Danyluk has worked with remote northern communities in northern Manitoba, Ontario and Alberta. Her research examines the development of new teachers in remote, rural and Indigenous communities.  

  • Teacher education
  • Adult education
  • Indigenous education
  • Community Engagement
  • Practicum

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
EDER 655.21 Social Movements and Community Engagement Spring 2021
EDER 655.22 Community Engaged Practice Winter 2021
EDUC 530 Indigenous Education Fall 2021


Combating Racism towards Indigenous Peoples through the Inclusion of Indigenous Perspectives in the Classroom: Bachelor of Education Programs and Schools Working Togethernt:

SSHRC Insight Grant


  • Alan Blizzard Award, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 2021
  • Teaching Scholars Award, Taylor Institute, University of Calgary. 2019
  • Online Teaching Excellence Award. Werklund School of Education, Werklund School of Education. 2020


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