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Tom Barone Award for Distinguished Contributions to Arts-Based Educational Research 2018 Recipient
February 2, 2018

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Rita Irwin who will be receiving the 2018 Tom Barone Award for Distinguished Contributions to Arts-Based Educational Research.  This prestigious award will be presented to Dr. Irwin at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) meeting in New York in April, 2018. Congratulations, Rita on this outstanding recognition! Samson […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Sandrine Han
February 1, 2018

Colleagues, I’m delighted to inform you that Dr. Sandrine Han will be receiving the 2018 British Columbia Art Educator Award from the National Art Education Association (NAEA).  This prestigious award will be presented to Dr. Han at the NAEA meeting in Seattle in March, 2018. Congratulations, Sandrine on this outstanding recognition! Samson Nashon Department Head […]
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In Memoriam: Dr. William E. Doll Jr.
January 5, 2018

Colleagues, The Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy is sad to announce the passing of Dr. William Elder Doll Jr. on December 27, 2017. Dr. Doll was a world renowned curriculum theorist and adjunct professor of EDCP.  As a teacher and teacher educator he achieved the highest honours in his field, and was praised of his […]
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Congratulations to the 2017 UBC-Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program Graduates
January 4, 2018

The Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya has been in existence since 1991, with many original refugees still in residence 26 years later.  The camp in Dadaab hosts close to half a million refugees escaping violence in neighbouring Somalia and other African countries.   The UBC–Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program in Dadaab, Kenya launched in […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue who has been awarded the 2018 Pacific Region Higher Education Art Educator Award. Dr. O’Donoghue will also receive the National Art Education Association Distinguished Fellow Award for his many scholarly and professional achievements in art education. These two important awards will be given to Dr. […]
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Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge
November 9, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Phelan & Dr. Bill Pinar on a very successful two-day symposium in October 2017 entitled Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge. The symposium was supported by a SSHRC Connections Grant. Over 60 invited participants included representatives from the Ministry of Education, the British Columbia Teachers Federation, teacher education programs across […]
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Journal Article by Solmaz Khodaeifaal
September 26, 2017

Colleagues, We are pleased to congratulate Solmaz Khodaeifaal, a recent graduate from the CULE M.Ed. program, on her new publication. Khodaeifaal, S. (2017). Student Engagement: Enhancing Students’ Appreciation for Learning and Their Achievement in High Schools.  International Journal of Education, 9 (3): 67-85. Journal’s link: DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ije.v9i3.11678 Congratulations Solmaz! Samson Samson Nashon Department Head & Professor of […]
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Book by Fernando Murillo
September 13, 2017

Colleagues, Congratulations to Fernando Murillo, a PhD student in EDCP, on his recent publication: Murillo, F. (2017) La perspectiva de Justicia Social en la Formación Inicial Docente: tensiones y posibilidades desde un Análisis Crítico del Discurso. Editorial Académica Española. The Perspective of Social Justice in Teacher Education: Tensions and Possibilities from a Critical Discourse Analysis […]
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Arts Education and Curriculum Studies: The Contributions of Rita L. Irwin
September 12, 2017

Colleagues, We are pleased to congratulate EDCP alumnae Mindy R. Carter and Valerie Triggs on their new publication. Carter, M., & Triggs, V. (Eds.). (2017). Arts Education and Curriculum Studies The Contributions of Rita L. Irwin. Routledge Press. Drs. Carter and Triggs edited this book that highlights Rita L. Irwin’s significant work in the fields of […]
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William F. Pinar’s work emblazoned in a 2017 Festschrift
September 7, 2017

Colleagues, Academics reach many milestones in their lives—Ph.D., beginning Assistant Professor position, tenure, promotion, and full professor. Some become well known for their research and scholarship, others for their teaching. More than a few develop a world-renowned reputation and their writings are sought after and read earnestly. But only a very limited few of those […]
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