Bosire Mwebi

Research Projects

2010: Nova Scotia’s Department of Addiction Services ($9400). Principal Investigator: Exploring the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards substance, drugs, alcohol and sexual activity among first year university students.

2009: Strait Regional School Board and Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority ($11250). Principal Investigator: Development, piloting, and evaluation of comprehensive school health education handbook for teachers.

2008: Service Learning Faculty Development and Research Support Grant ($4261). Principal Investigator: Incorporating Service Learning In Health Education and Deviance and Social Control Courses

2008: Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection ($10,000) Co-applicant: Active Outdoor Living (AOL): An after school outdoor recreation program.

2008: Service Learning Faculty Development and Research Support Grant ($4410) Co-applicant: Active Outdoor Living (AOL): An after school outdoor recreation program.

2007: University Council for Research Award ($2630). Principal Investigator: Understanding the Place of Photo-hadithi in Transforming Knowledge about HIV/AIDS

2007: Academic Vice-President and Provost Seed Grant ($5,000). Principal Investigator Understanding the Place of Photo-hadithi in Transforming Knowledge about HIV/AIDS

2004: Academic Vice-President and Provost ($5313). Doctoral Dissertation Narrative inquiry into the experiences of a teacher and 8 students learning about HIV/AIDS through a child-to-child curriculum approach

Refereed Journal Articles

Mwebi, B.M. (2012, September). Teaching HIV/AIDS Through a Child-to-Child Approach: A Teacher's perspective. Canadian Journal of Education, 35(3), 101-116. Viewed online: http://ojs.vre.upei.ca/index.php/cje-rce/

Mwebi, B. M. (2010, Autumn). Children Using Photo-hadithi to Make Meaning About HIV Transmission: Experience from a Kenyan Primary School. Physical & Health Education Journal, 76(3), 24-33.

Mwebi, B. M., & Brigham, S. (2009, Fall). Preparing North American pre-service teachers for global perspectives: An international teaching practicum experience in Africa. The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 55 (3), 415-428.

Mwebi, B. M. Foran, A., Stanec, A. (2009, Autumn). Active outdoor living: Let’s get out of the gym! Physical & Health Education Journal,75 (3), 6-11.

Mwebi, B. M. (2009, Spring). Children’s voices, children as Innovators: A poetic representation of children’s experiences learning about HIV/AIDS in a child-to-child curriculum approach. LEARNING Landscapes, 2 (2), 57 – 73.

Steeves, P., Yeom, J., Pushor, D., Nelson, C., Mwebi, B. M., Pushor, D., Murphy, S., Orr, A. M., Glanfield, F., Huber, J., & Clandinin, J. (2009). The research issues table: A place of possibilities for the education of teacher educators. In J. C. Craig & F. L. Deretchin (Eds.), Teacher education yearbook XVII: Teacher learning in small group settings (pp. 303–320).

Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Education. Mwebi, B. M., & Lazaridou, A. (2008). An international perspective on under-representation of female leaders in Kenya’s primary schools. Canadian and International Education Journal, 37, 1–22.

Mwebi, B. M. (2007). One teacher’s practice in a Kenyan classroom: Overcoming barriers to teaching HIV/AIDS curriculum. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 9 (1 & 2), 79–96.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Mwebi, B.M. (2012, February 21). Exploring the Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours towards substance, drugs, alcohol and sexual activity among first year university students. A paper presented at a conference on "Education Reforms and Innovation in Enhancing Quality and Equity in Education" Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mwebi, B.M. (2010, December 11). Photo-Hadithi: Artistic Pedagogy to Promote Students' Understanding of HIV Transmission in a Kenyan Primary School. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Ubiquitous Learning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Mwebi, B. M (2010, June 8).Get Outside: AOL (Active Outdoor Learning)-Examining responses to after-school community service learning experiences by pre-services teachers. 17th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sports (ISCPES) Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mwebi, B. M. (2010, May 30).Community service learning outcomes: Pre-service teachers’ perspectives. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education XXXVII Annual Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mwebi, B. M. (2009, June 9). HIV Transmitters: Engaging Children Through Photo-hadithi in a Kenyan Community. Paper presented at the 2009 Canadian Public Health Association Conference, Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Mwebi, B. M. (2009, June 8). Service Learning Experiences in Health Education Teacher Preparation. Paper presented at the 2009 Canadian Public Health Association Conference, Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Mwebi,

B. M. (2009, May 24). Children Using Photo-hadithi to Make Meaning about HIV Transmission: Experience from a Kenyan Primary School. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education XXXVII Annual Conference, Carleton University of Ottawa, Ontario.

Mwebi, B. M., & Brigham, S. (2008, October 25). Preparing pre-service teachers for global perspective. Paper presented at the Global Citizenship Conference. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Mwebi, B. M., & Kraglund-Gauthier, W. (2008, June 3). An exploratory study on ways in which determinants of health are being lived in schools and communities across Canada. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education XXXVI Annual Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Abbey, S., & Mwebi, B. M. (2008, June 3). Pre-Service teaching in Africa: Shifting Global Perspectives. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, XXXVI Annual Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Mwebi, B. M. (2007, May 28). Children envisioning taking leadership in the context of HIV/AIDS epidemic: Children’s voices from a Kenyan primary school classroom. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, XXXV Annual Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

Mwebi, B. M. (2006, November 24). Re-living communities in teaching: Threads of inquiry teacher practices. Paper presented at the Academic Homeplace Conference: An International Community in Teacher Education Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.