Dr. Terry Sefton

Dr. Terry Sefton

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Email: tsefton@uwindsor.ca
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext 3832
Office: Room 3330, Leonard & Dorothy Neal Education Building

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Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Toronto

Research Interests Icon Research Interests

  • Higher education and identity formation of artists and musicians
  • sociology of art
  • arts curriculum development
  • performance research
  • visual sociology
  • institutional ethnography

Courses Taught Icon Courses Taught

Pre-Service Courses

  • Primary/Junior Music Methodology
  • Junior/Intermediate Music Methodology
  • Intermediate/Senior Music Teachable

Graduate Courses

  • Qualitative Research in Education
  • Arts and Education
  • Sociology of Education

Publications Icon Publications

Sefton, T. (2002). Research as art: Researcher as artist. S. Abbey (Ed.), Ways of knowing in and through the body. Welland, ON: Soleil Publishing

Sefton, T. (2006). Higher education and imagination: Creativity as problematic. Opening Doors to Imaginative Education: Connecting Theory to Practice. Vancouver, BC: Imaginative Education Research Group

Sefton, T., & Bayley, J. (2010). Stop calling it "prep": Implementing the new arts curriculum. The Register, 12

Sefton, T. & Bayley, J. (2011). The performing professor: Conflicts of identity and work in faculties of education. S. O’Neill (Ed.), Personhood and music learning: Multidisciplinary perspectives and narrative voice. Canadian Music Educators” Association

Sefton, T., & Windle, S. (2011). Mediating the message of action research. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 7(2)

Windle, S., & Sefton, T. (2011). Montage: Improvising in the land of action research. Ontario Action Researcher

Rideout, G, Sefton, T. & Bayley, J. (2016) Collaborating in (mis)translation: Opportunities lost and found during a multi year exchange program between Canada and China External Link

Sefton, T., & Jarvis, B. (2007). Performance. Waterloo, ON: University of Waterloo

Sefton, T., & Jarvis, B. (2009). Performance/lecture. Windsor, ON: School of Visual Art, University of Windsor

Sefton, T., & Bayley, J. (2009). Concert. Fredericton, NB: Christ Church Cathedral

Sefton, T., Bayley, J., & Jones, R.  (2010). Concert. Ottawa, ON: St Luke’s Church

Sefton, T., Bayley, J., & Palmer, D. (2011). Concert. Windsor, ON: All Saints Anglican Church

Sefton, T., Bayley, J., & Miller, M. (2011). Concert. London, ON: Aeolian Hall

In addition to solo and chamber performances, Terry Sefton frequently performs with Orchestra London Canada.

Education Icon Education

Ph.D., OISE/University of Toronto
M.Ed., University of Western Ontario
B.Ed., University of Western Ontario
B.Mus., McGill University

Recent Graduate Supervision

Anne Arthur, PhD 2011 Perspectives Of Creative Adolescents On Their First Year Of Highschool

Tania Demjanenko, M.Ed. 2011 Identity / In / Formation: A Visual Autoethnographic Exploration Through The Voices And Images Of Six Immigrant Women Graduate Students

Alison Zilli, M.Ed. Deconstructing Eva Hesse’s Organic Nothings: An Artful Inquiry