Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Judy Harris

Dr. Mignonne Breier

Judy Harris is a freelance researcher and Adjunct Professor at Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia. Her research interests include the recognition of prior learning, work-based learning and widening participation in higher education, particularly their curricular and pedagogic implications using perspectives drawn from the sociology of education and knowledge. Her PhD thesis, 'The Hidden Curriculum of the Recognition of Prior Learning: A Case Study' (Open University 2004) was concerned with providing adults access to a South African university. Judy has acted as consultant to the Ministerial Task Team of the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (2012) and to the Namibian Training Authority (2011). She was the first Open Learning Visiting Scholar at Thompson Rivers University in 2010.

Recent Publications

  • Co-edited two collections: Researching the Recognition of Prior Learning (2011) and Re-theorising the Recognition of Prior Learning (2006), NIACE.