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Lesley Coia

Meet the Faculty

Lesley  Coia

Lesley Coia

Professor of Education

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6225
Email: lcoia@agnesscott.edu
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00-11:00 & 3:30-5:00
and by appointment

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, persity 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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