Senior Tenured Instructor Emeritus
Scarfe Office Block 2424


University of British Columbia

Selected Publications:


Jordan, E.A. & Porath, M. (2006). Educational psychology: A problem-based approach. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Jordan, E.A., Porath, M., & Jamieson, J.R. (2000). Problem-based learning in inclusive education. Scarborough, ON: Prentice-Hall Canada.


Dale, M., Jordan, E., Macdonald, F., & McNamara, R. (2005). School politics divide a community. In P.F. Goldblatt & D. Smith (Eds.). Cases for teacher development: Preparing for the classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Porath, M. & Jordan, E. (2004). Problem-based learning in teacher education: constructing knowledge of exceptionality. Exceptionality Education in Canada.

Jordan, E., Porath, M., & Bickerton, G. (2003). Problem-based learning as a research tool for teachers. In A. Clark & G. Erickson (Eds.), Teacher inquiry: Living the research in everyday practice (141 -153). RoutledgeFalmer: London.

Research Projects:

Problem-oriented approaches to teaching and learning within different University Faculties.

Identification of Gifted Aboriginal Students.
Assessing the cultural differences within definitions used for identification of gifted students.
Designing an alternate method for identifying aboriginal students who are gifted.

Courses Taught:

EPSE 317
EPSE 317
EPSE 312
EPSE 512
EPSE 590
EDUC 399
EDUC 499
EDUC 390
EDUC 490
EPSE 306
EPSE 313
EPSE 423
EPSE 301
EPSE 401