Faculty Profile

Dr. Jarvis currently serves as Director of the Concurrent/Consecutive teacher education programs within the Schulich School of Education (Faculty Publication Poster) at Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario. He also teaches courses in the BEd, MEd, and PhD programs. His research interests include teacher education, math/tech in the workplace (farmers, nurses), curriculum integration, and innovation/STEAM education.

He has completed a SSHRC-funded international (Canada/UK) research project exploring the use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) technology in undergraduate mathematics instruction. He has also worked on the following collaborative research projects: GeoVisage, a spatial decision support tool for northeastern Ontario farmers (with Geography and Computer Science colleagues); technological and mathematical demands on nurses and nursing students (with School of Nursing and BPHE colleagues); innovative CAS technology use in undergraduate mathematics teaching and assessment (with Dr. C. Buteau, Brock U; Dr. C. Doran, U Alberta); and the Education for Innovation (E4I) Canadian Teacher Resource (with SSoE colleagues).

Dan is the co-author (with Dr. Irene Naested) of the book, Exploring the math and art connection: Teaching and learning between the lines (Brush Education, 2012); co-editor (with Dr. Susan Elliott-Johns) of the book, Perspectives on transitions in schooling and instructional practice (University of Toronto Press, 2013); co-editor (with Dr. Mumbi Kariuki) of the book, Co-teaching in higher education: From theory to co-practice (University of Toronto Press, 2017); and co-editor (with Dr. Julie Corkett, Dr. Jeff Scott, and Dr. Astrid Steele) of the book, Beyond and within: Living and teaching in majority world countries (CreateSpace, 2018). He has recently written/produced a video resource entitled, A Young Person’s Guide to the North Bay Symphony Orchestra (2018) [EN/FR], with transcripts [EN/FR] and a Discussion Guide for educators [EN/FR].

Dan serves as a full member of the Nipissing University Graduate Faculty; and the Faculty of Education and Professional Studies (EPS) Faculty Council.

Further information regarding his teaching, research, and service is available via the menu items, and through his Google Scholar and Research Gate profiles.