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Associate Professor -  Faculty of Education Adjunct Professor   -  Faculty of Health Sciences

Director -PHEWISE Research Lab

My research interests include Resilience and Grit, Teacher Development, Health and Physical Education and Online Learning Communities. Creative passions include the role of Mindfulness, Flow, Awareness and Play in teaching and learning. My work is framed by intuition and my pack of small dogs, Georgia and Gracie.

Dr. Barber won the Ontario Tech Teaching Award of Excellence for Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty.

Professional Affililations


R. Tait McKenzie Society for Academic Excellence -University of Toronto

Ontario College of Teachers- OCT - Certificate of Qualification

British Columbia Teacher Regulation –Certificate of Qualification 

PHE Canada Research Council

PHE Canada Member

Education Informatics Lab  

Dr. Wendy S. Barber, PhD


phone:  905-721-8668 ext 2447

PHEWISE Research Lab Site:



Twitter:  @wendybarber19


Research Gate:


Ontario Tech University,  Faculty of Education
11 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, ON, L1G 7K7


Dr. Barber presents at the University of Winchester, UK, linking live to the Canadian Olympic Committee headquarters in Toronto, Canada with B.Ed. alum Shannon Galea, Game Specialist, COC.

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