Lesley Coia

Lesley Coia

Professor of Education

Phone: 404.471.6225
Office Location: Buttrick 339

Academic Degrees

  • B.A., University College London, England
  • M.A., Institute of Education, University of London
  • Ph.D., Institute of Education, University of London

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Coia's interests include refugee education, self-study practices in teacher education, and the philosophy of education.

Professional Activities

Publications:

  • Coia, L. & Taylor, M. (2009). Developing a co/autoethnographic account of teaching experience. In D. Tidwell, M. Heston & L. Litzgerald (Eds.), Research methods for the self study of practice. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. (In press.)
  • Taylor M. & Coia, L. (2009). Co/autoethnography: Investigating teachers in relation. In C. Lassonde, S. Galman, & C. Kosnik (Eds.), Self-study research methodologies for teacher educators (pp. 169-Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • Coia, L. (2008). A self-study of self-trust. In D. Tidwell, F. Fitzgerald & M. Heston (Eds.) Pathways to change in teacher education: Dialogue, Diversity and Self-study: The Seventh International Conference of Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices. Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, U.K. Cedar Falls, Iowa University Northern Iowa
  • Coia, L. & Taylor, M. (2006). Moving closer: Approaching educational research through a co/autoethnographic lens. In L. M. Fitzgerald, M. L. Heston, & D. L. Tidwell (Eds.), "Collaboration and community: Pushing boundaries through self-study"; Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of Self-Study of East Sussex, England (pp. 59-62). University of Northern Iowa.
  • Taylor M., Coia, L. Hopper, T. Sanford, K., Smolin, L. & Crafton, L. (2006). Making collaboration explicit in self-study research in teacher education. In L. M. Fitzgerald, M. L. Heston, & D. L. Tidwell (Eds.), Collaboration and community: Pushing boundaries through self-study. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of Self-Study of Education Practices. Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex region England (pp. 247-251). Cedar Falls, IA: Northern Iowa.

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