Dr. Beth Marquis


Position: Educational Consultant
Mailing Address: Mills Library
L504
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton ON L8S 4P5
Extension: 27667
E-Mail: beth.marquis@mcmaster.ca
Location: L504/H


  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Affiliations
  • Research
  • Service

Journal Articles:

- Marquis, E. & Henderson, J.A. (2014 - submitted). Teaching creativity across disciplines at Ontario universities. Submitted for publication in The Canadian Journal of Higher Education.

- Marquis, E. (2014). An individualist, just like the rest of us: The performance of hegemonic masculinities in ‘The Case of Milo Radulovich.’ The Journal of Film and Video 66(1): 39-51.

- Marquis, E., Healey, M., & Vine, M. (2014). Building capacity for the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) using international collaborative writing groups. The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 8(1). Available online at: http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol8/iss1/12

- Marquis, E. (2013). A cognitive approach to documentary performance & emotion: The rhetorical force of conflicting emotions in Operation Filmmaker.” Film International 11(1): 42-57.

- Marquis, E. (2013). Conceptualizing documentary performance. Studies in Documentary Film 7(1): 45-60.

- Healey, M., Marquis, E. & Vajoczki, S. (2013). Exploring SoTL through international collaborative writing groups. Invited introduction to Teaching & Learning Inquiry 1(2): 3-8.

- Marquis, E. (2013). Performance, persona, and the construction of documentary identity. Post Script 33(1): 17-32.

- Marquis, E., Jung, B., Fudge-Schormans, A., Vajoczki, S., Wilton, R., Baptiste, S. & Joshi, A. (2012). Creating, resisting or neglecting change: Exploring the complexities of accessible education for students with disabilities. The Canadian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning 3(2). Available online at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cjsotl_rcacea/vol3/iss2/.

- Marquis, E. (2012). Performance, emotion & persuasion in The Ground Truth. New Review of Film & Television Studies 10(4): 425-442.

- Marquis, E. & Vajoczki, S. (2012). Creative differences: Teaching creativity across the disciplines. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning 6(1). Available online at: http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol6/iss1/6

- Marquis, E. (2011). We’ll always have Bogart: Allusion, nostalgia and critique in Play It Again, Sam. Journal of Popular Film and Television 39(4): 174-182.

- Marquis, E. (2008). Acting and/or/as being? – Performance in Pour la suite du monde. Nouvelles «vues» sur le cinéma québécois 8. Available online at: www.cinema-quebecois.net.

- Marquis, E. (as Zdriluk, B.) (2005). “When a Canadian girl became America’s sweetheart:  Mary Pickford and questions of national identity during WWI.  Kinema 23: 61-74.

- Marquis, E. (as Zdriluk, B.) (2004). ‘My favorite mask is myself’: Presentation, illusion and the performativity of identity in Wellesian performance.”  The Film Journal 9. Available online at: http://www.thefilmjournal.com/issue9/wellesperformance.html.

 

Edited Journal Issue:

- Healey, M. & Marquis, E. (Eds). (2013). Writing Without Borders: 2013 International Writing Collaborative. (Special Issue). Teaching & Learning Inquiry 1(2).

 

Research Manual:

- Marquis, E. (2012). “Appendix: A Brief Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning”. In Childs, R., Elgie, S., Fenton, N.E., Levy, B.A., Lopes, V., Szala-Meneok, K. & Wiggers, R.D. Researching Student Outcomes in Postsecondary Education: A Guide. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

 

Online Database Projects:

- Records of Early English Drama (2003-2012). Online database: “London Theatres Bibliography”. Available online at: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/reed/. (Contributing bibliographer).

- The Juba Project (2005-2012). Online database and project site:  “Early Blackface Minstrelsy in Britain, 1842-1852”. Available online at: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~w3minstr/.  (Project manager, contributing editor and bibliographer).

- Canada West. Fringes of Show Business. (2008-2012). Online database (in progress): “Performance Culture in Southern Ontario to 1919”. Available online at: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/ontheroad/canadawest/.  (Project manager, contributing editor and bibliographer).

- The Exhibition & Reception of American Film in Canada (2011-2012). Online database (in progress): “American Film in Southern Ontario During WWII”. Available online at: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/ontheroad/afic/.(Principal investigator, project manager, editor and bibliographer.)

 

Ph.D. Dissertation:

- Marquis, E. (2009). Just act naturally: A poetics of documentary performance. PhD diss., University of Toronto. Available online at: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/32014.

 

CLL Resources:

- Marquis, E. (2011-2012). McMaster scholarship of teaching & learning directory. Available online at: http://cll.mcmaster.ca/SOTLdirectory/. (Project developer and designer).

- Fenton, N. & Szala-Meneok, K. (2011). Research on Teaching & Learning Guidebook, edited by E. Marquis. Hamilton: Centre for Leadership in Learning. Available online at: http://cll.mcmaster.ca/publications.html.

- Marquis, E. (2010, 2011). Teaching & Learning at McMaster: New Faculty Handbook (1st and 2nd ed). Hamilton: Centre for Leadership in Learning, McMaster University. Available online at: http://cll.mcmaster.ca/publications.html.

- Marquis, E. (Ed.) (2010-2011). Connections - the Centre for Leadership in Learning’s bi-annual teaching & learning newsletter (Issues #1-4). Hamilton: Centre for Leadership in Learning, Available online at http://cll.mcmaster.ca/connections/index.html.

- Marquis, E. (2010). Preparing a teaching dossier. Hamilton: Centre for Leadership in Learning. Available online at: http://cll.mcmaster.ca/resources/pdf/DossierPackage_Web.pdf.

 

Conference Presentations & Invited Talks

- Marquis, B., Healey, M., & Martensson, K. (2014). The signficance of leadership for developing SoTL through a collaborative writing initiative (paper, contributed). International Consortium for Educational Development Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. June 2014.

- Marquis, B., Vander Kloet, M., Dumbrill, G.C., Joshi, A., Lo, W., & Rossi, V. (2014). Transforming teaching & learning environments to increase inclusion (paper, contributed). Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference, Kingston, ON. June 2014.

- Simmons, N., Poole, G., Verwoord, R., Beery, T., Miller-Young, J., Zimmer, J., Carey, M., Manarin, K., Marquis, B., Ahmad, A., & Mengel, T. (2014). The scholarship of teaching and learning: Transforming institutions coast to coast (panel, contributed). Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference, Kingston, ON. June 2014.

- Marquis, B., Ahmad, A., Goff, L., Knorr, K., Puri, V., Vassileva, I., Wan, S. & Woo, J. (2014). Transforming McMaster’s teaching & learning institute by engaging students as partners (panel, contributed). Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference, Kingston, ON. June 2014.

- Marquis, B. & Ahmad, A. (2014). Developing the scholarship of teaching and learning at the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (paper, contributed). Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education Conference, St. Catharines, ON. May 2014.

- Marquis, E. (2013). Fostering sustainable teaching & research communities? The role of teaching & learning research institutes (paper, contributed). International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Raleigh, NC. October 2013.

- Marquis, E. & Healey, M. (2013). Fostering international research communities through a collaborative writing initiative (paper, contributed). International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Raleigh, NC. October 2013.

- Marquis, E. (2012). Relevance of course content and the development of ways of thinking & practicing in film studies (poster, contributed). International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Hamilton, ON. October 2012.

-Marquis, E., Baduge, K., Gresku, C., Hammel, K., Rincker, K., Baptiste, S., Fudge-Schormans, A., Joshi, A., Jung, B., Vajoczki, S., & Wilton, R. (2012). Identifying and overcoming barriers to accessible education for university students with disabilities (paper, contributed). International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Hamilton, ON. October 2012.

-Marquis, E. & Vajoczki, S. (2012). Disciplinary boundaries and the development of student creativity (poster, contributed). Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference, Montreal, PQ. June 2012.

Vander Kloet, M., Aspenlieder, E., Chiappetta-Swanson, C.A., Goff, L., Marquis, E., & Vajoczki, S. (2012). Graduate courses on university teaching: Experiences and future directions (paper, contributed). Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference, Montreal, PQ. June 2012.

- Marquis, E., Baptiste, S., Chuong, C., De Souza, N., Fudge-Schormans, A., Gienow, L., Gruszecki, S., Joshi, A., Jung, B., Pereira, L., Robbins, A., Vajoczki, S., & Wilton, R. (2011). Identifying and overcoming barriers to accessible education (paper, contributed). Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.  June 2011. 

- Fenton, N., Geiss, O., Lewis, V., Marquis, E., Tarkowski, J., Turcotte, L., Vajoczki, S., Voros, G. & Watt, S. (2011). Exploring lecture capture technologies for universal instructional design (paper, contributed). Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.  June 2011. 

- Marquis, E. & Vajoczki, S. (2011). Creative differences: Teaching creativity across disciplines (paper, contributed). Opportunities and New Directions Conference. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.  April 2011.

- Godfrey, K., Maclachan, J., Marquis, E. & Swanson, C. (2011). Video as evaluation in the classroom (paper, invited). Learning Technologies Symposium, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. April 2011.

- Marquis, E. (2008). The multiple personalities of filmic mental illness: The Silence of the Lambs as Progressive/Regressive Text (paper, contributed). Madness Manifest Conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON.  January 2008.

- Marquis, E. (2008). Bear boys: Documentary performance and the construction of masculinity in Project Grizzly and Grizzly Man (paper, contributed). Film Studies Association of Canada 10th Annual Grad Colloquium, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. February 2008.




Since 2009, I have co-taught several sections of Education 750, CLL’s graduate course on teaching and learning in higher education. (See: http://cll.mcmaster.ca/pedagogy/programs/education750.html).

I have also taught a number of undergraduate courses for the School of the Arts, the Arts & Science Program, and the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster, including:

Social Sciences 3H03: Digital Media Inquiry
Arts & Science 1B06: Writing & Informal Logic
Arts & Science 4CB3: Inquiry into Education
Theatre & Film 1B03: Introduction to Film Analysis
Theatre & Film 1T03: Theatre, Cinema & Society
Theatre & Film 3QQ3: Local & Global Spaces in Cinema
Theatre & Film 4E03: Cinema & Society

Prior to 2009, I taught several cinema studies courses at the University of Toronto including:
DRE350 - Film Genres in Performance (University of Toronto at Mississauga)
DRE352 - Stage to Screen (University of Toronto at Mississauga)
ENGD93 - Cinema & Spectatorship (University of Toronto at Scarborough)
ENDC82 - Madness in Film (University of Toronto at Scarborough)




Member, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL)
Member, Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Member, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE)
Member, Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)
Member, SoTL Committee - Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)
Member, Council of Ontario Educational Developers (COED)
Member, Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS)
Member, Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC)




Project Title

Role

Project Collaborators

The Exhibition and Reception of American Film in Canada: 1939-1945

Principal Investigator

Dr. Stephen Johnson

International Collaborative Writing Groups: An Investigation

Principal Investigator

Dr. Mick Healey, Dr. Susan Vajoczki

Exploring Teaching & Learning Research Institutes at Research-Intensive Universities

Principal Investigator

 

Relevance of Course Content and the Development of Ways of Thinking & Practicing in Film Studies

Principal Investigator

 

AODA & the Accessibility of Teaching and Learning at McMaster University

Principal Investigator

Dr. Susan Baptiste, Dr. Ann Fudge-Schormans, Dr. Bonny Jung, Anju Joshi, Elizabeth Steggles, Dr. Susan Vajoczki, Dr. Rob Wilton.

Understanding Students’ Experiences of Inclusion & Exclusion: Improving the Classroom Environment

Principal Investigator

Anju Joshi, Dr. Gary Dumbrill, Winnie Lo, Dr. Marie Vander Kloet, Vilma Rossi

The Decision to go to University: Examining the Experiences of Students with Disabilities and their Supports

Collaborator

Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz, Dr. Susan Baptiste, Shaminder Dhillon, Dr. Bonny Jung,

On the Road Again: A Digital Forum in the History of Entertainment & Culture

Collaborator

Dr. Sally-Beth Maclean, Dr. Stephen Johnson, Mr. Andrew McAlorum, Ms. Sian Meikle, Mr. Byron Moldofsky

Cross Border Blackface: Traditions and Legacies of American Minstrelsy

Collaborator

Dr. Stephen Johnson

Fringes of Performance in Canada West

Project Manager & Database Coordinator

Dr. Stephen Johnson


University Service:

  • Member, McMaster Research Ethics Board (2013-2016)
  • Member, President’s Advisory Committee on Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC) (2011-Present)
  • Member, PACBIC Accessibility & Accommodation Working Group, McMaster University. (2009-Present)
  • Member, McMaster Copyright Working Group, McMaster University. (2011-2012)
  • Member, McMaster Accessibility Website working group, McMaster University. (2011-2013)

 

Scholarly & Professional Activities:

  • Member, Conferences Committee, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) (2013-Present)
  • Member, Budget & Finance Committee, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) (2013-Present)
  • Member, Conference Organizing Committee, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Conference 2013.
  • Conference Co-Chair & Program Chair, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Conference 2012.
  • Member, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Students as Co-Inquirers Interest Group (October 2012-present)
  • Member, Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) SoTL Interest Group (June 2012-present)
  • Member, Editorial Review Board, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (January 2012-present)
  • Member, Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) SoTL Committee (December 2011-December 2012)
  • Reviewer, International Journal for Academic Development (December 2011-present)
  • Reviewer, Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (June 2012-present)

 

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