Isabelle Nizet is an associate professor in the department of pedagogy in Université de Sherbrooke’s faculty of education. In charge of the assessment courses aimed at practicing teachers and future secondary school teachers, she also provides university professors and lecturers with skill assessment training.

Her work deals with the development of individual assessment-related knowledge on every level of education. She is actively involved in the continuous training of teachers working in the Quebec adult education sector, a field in which she has a renowned expertise.

Her current research focuses on the effects of online teaching assessment on the professional development of university instructors (co-researcher, 2017-2018 SSHRC institutional grant), and on the development of innovative assessment practices in indigenous school environments, especially with regards to reading and writing skill acquisition (co-researcher, FQRSC, 2017-2020). She is currently conducting research on the epistemological dimensions of collaborative action, as part of her research on training (Université de Sherbrooke/Ifé-Lyon partnership, 2016-2018).


Recent publications

  • Nizet, I., Leroux, J.-L., Deaudelin, C., Béland, S. et Goulet, J. (2016). Bilan de pratiques évaluatives à distance en contexte de formation universitaire. Revue internationale de pédagogie de l’enseignement supérieur. 32, URL: