Dr. Deborah L. Butler

Dr. Deborah L. Butler has many years of experience teaching diverse learners. She is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC). At UBC, she coordinates the Faculty’s of Education’s  inquiry-based masters programs designed to support educators interested in fostering self-regulated learning. In her collaborative research with educational partners, she studies how to support academic success by students with diverse learning needs in support contexts and inclusive classrooms, how and why supporting self-regulated learning is so key to empowering learners, and how teachers can work together, in communities of inquiry, to construct practices that achieve positive outcomes for students.