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Dr. Yalin Gorica

Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
College of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario College of Teachers
Early childhood education / studies, Education
Dr. Yalin Gorica’s research interests focus on internationalization in higher education, social policy and organizational management in early childhood education, program evaluation, second language acquisition and bilingual education in young children. Yalin regularly attends and presents at national and international conferences in the field of early childhood education, applied research, higher education and program evaluation. She also delivered workshops to professionals in Canada, China and Hong Kong on topics including play-based learning, working with children and families in different cultural contexts, Canadian early childhood practices as well as teaching and conducting applied research in Canadian colleges.

Currently supervising students’ undergraduate research projects in the areas of:
– Male working in the ECE field
– Children’s gender identity and inclusive ECE environment
– Supporting immigrate children and families in Ontario kindergarten classrooms
– Women’s career path to leadership in ECE
– Supporting children with medical or special needs in child care

Gorica, Y. (2015). Voices from another side: The host members’ perspectives on an international partnership of a short-term study abroad program in Hong Kong (Doctoral dissertation, University of Calgary).

Gorica, Y. (2014). Developing international partnerships as an internationalization strategy: Implications for higher education leaders. In 2014 International Conference on Advanced Education and Management (ICAEM 2014), page 464-470. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: DEStech Publications Inc. ISBN: 978-1-60595-153-9

Gorica, Y. (2013). Globalization and higher education student mobility: Ethical considerations for study abroad in the developing countries. Proceedings of Hong Kong International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society (HKICEPS), page 322-329. Higher Education Forum (HEF), 0965580.

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Dr. Yalin Gorica

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