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Congratulations to Tracy Friedel
June 29, 2017

Colleagues, Dr. Tracy Friedel, Associate Professor, will be taking a leave of absence (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019) to serve as the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at Mount Royal University in Alberta. Her research will focus on culture, environment and sustainability. See http://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/MediaRoom/Newsroom/TracyFriedelResearchChair.htm. Congratulations Tracy on this significant career achievement! Samson […]
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Welcome to Dr. Jillianne Code
June 26, 2017

Colleagues, We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jillianne Code, a new tenure-track appointment to the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy effective July 1st.  Dr. Code comes to us as an Assistant Professor of Media and Technology Studies Education from University of Victoria, B.C. She has a strong background in Learning Technologies which is informed by Educational […]
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Congratulations to Chessa Adsit-Morris
June 23, 2017

Colleagues, We are very pleased to congratulate Chessa Adsit-Morris (MA, 2015) on her newly-published book with Palgrave Macmillan.  It is based on her AERA-award-winning Masters thesis in our department.  Chessa is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of California, Santa Cruz in her home state of California. Well done, Chessa! Adsit-Morris, C. (2017). Restorying Environmental […]
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Curating as a Condition of Art Education
June 7, 2017

Colleagues, I am delighted to inform you that Dónal O Donoghue is the guest editor of the special issue entitled “Curating as a Condition of Art Education” in Visual Inquiry Learning & Teaching Art. This recently published special issue includes articles that contribute in different degrees to both the theory and practice of art education […]
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Congratulations to Drs. Peter Cole and Kerry Renwick
May 23, 2017

Colleagues, I have just received the President’s letter informing me that Dr. Peter Cole has been granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2017. Please join me in congratulating Peter on this important and wonderful achievement. Please also join me in congratulating Dr. Kerry Renwick for being reappointed as a tenure-track Assistant […]
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2017 Recipient for the Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award
May 15, 2017

Colleagues, I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Rita L. Irwin will be receiving the 2017 ‘Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education’. This prestigious award will be presented to Dr. Irwin at the annual CSSE meeting to be held in Toronto this […]
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Celebration of Don Krug’s Life
April 19, 2017

Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that I report the passing away of Professor Don Krug on April 2, 2017 at age 60. Professor Krug was born at Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Jan 23, 1957 . With expertise in art education and technology studies, Professor Krug joined The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, UBC on October 1, 2002. […]
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Congratulations to Natalie LeBlanc
April 5, 2017

Colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Dr. Natalie LeBlanc (PhD, 2016) will be receiving the Arts Based Educational Research Award for Outstanding Dissertation at the upcoming AERA Annual Conference. Moreover, her dissertation received a runner-up distinction by the National Art Education Association for the Elliot Eisner Outstanding Dissertation Award at its […]
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Journal Article by Stephanie Anderson
April 4, 2017

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Stephanie Anderson, doctoral candidate, on the publication of her journal article. Anderson, S. (2017). The stories nations tell: Sites of pedagogy, historical consciousness, and national narratives. Canadian Journal of Education, 40 (1): 1-38. Well done, Stephanie! Anne Anne M. Phelan Professor and Graduate Advisor
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39th UBC Physics Olympics
March 7, 2017

We had a very successful 39th UBC Physics Olympics on Saturday, March 4, 2017.  Next year we will hold 40th UBC Physics Olympics – so it has become an amazing tradition. As always EDCP and the Department of Physics and Astronomy collaborated on the event. We had 69 teams with about 8 students per team […]
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