Interview – Dr. Penney Clark

Dr. Penney Clark, Professor

“Textbooks are far more than merely instruments of pedagogy. They are artifacts situated at a busy intersection where culture, economics, politics, and pedagogy mutter expletives, sound their horns, shake their fists, and shout out in outrage. Textbook publishing must be negotiated with care.”

Research Interests:
Dr. Clark has published widely on the production and provision of school textbooks in historical contexts, the historical development of history and social studies curricula in Canada, and history teaching and learning. Two co-authored publications have recently received awards from the Canadian Association for Foundations in Education and the Canadian History of Education Association. She is Director of the pan-Canadian SSHRC-supported organization, The History Education Network (THEN/HiER).

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