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Congratulations to Elizabeth Beattie
February 1, 2017

EDCP is very pleased to announce the impressive accomplishment of Elizabeth (Liz) Beattie, Doctoral Candidate, who received a doctoral scholarship as part of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarships Program.  Liz’s doctoral research study is titled Meaningful outdoor learning experiences in early childhood science and sustainability education. Liz is supervised by Drs. Samson Nashon and Sandra Scott. […]

Summer Noted Scholar Dr. David Abram
January 26, 2017

EDCP is pleased to welcome noted scholar Dr. David Abram to UBC for our summer semester! Dr. David Abram, a cultural ecologist and philosopher, is the author of The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World (Vintage, 1997), and Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology (Pantheon, 2010). Hailed as “revolutionary” by the […]

New Journal Article by E. Wayne Ross and Sandra Delgado
January 4, 2017

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating E. Wayne Ross and his co-author, Sandra Delgado (Wayne’s PhD student), on the publication of their journal article. Delgado, S. & Ross, E. W. (2016). Students in revolt: The pedagogical potential of student collective action in the age of the corporate university. Knowledge Cultures, 4(6): 141-158. Hearty congratulations, Wayne […]

Best Paper Awards at the STEM 2016 Conference
November 9, 2016

Dear all, It is with great pleasure that our department recognizes two Best Paper Awards at the STEM 2016 Conference. Milner-Bolotin, M., & Oh, J. (October 28, 2016). A comparative Study of STEM educators’ views of technology: A case of Canada, China and Korea, Paper presented at the 4th STEM in Education Conference, Beijing, China: […]

Congratulations to Stephen McGinley

Colleagues, Stephen McGinley, Lecturer in EDCP, Dr. Joanna Sheppard (UFV), and Jeff Stromgren (School District #43) have been jointly awarded with a $25,000 RBC Learn to Play grant to support their proposal for “Building Community Capacity to Support Physical Literacy”. Their project aims to build community capacity to support physical literacy with colleagues in a […]

Congratulations to Sam Stiegler, EDCP doctoral candidate and Vanier scholar
November 1, 2016

Dear EDCP colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Sam Stiegler (Supervisor, Dr. Lisa Loutzenheiser) is one of four recipients of the 2016 American Educational Studies Association (AESA)Taylor & Francis Past President’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research for his work titled, Going-along with Trans, Queer, and Genderqueer Youth: An Ethnography of the Everyday. Exceedingly […]

Congratulations to Joy Butler
October 28, 2016

Dear Colleagues, It is my great pleasure to inform you that Dr. Joy Butler was recently awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the 6th International TGfU Conference in Cologne, Germany by the Teaching Games for Understanding SIG of The Association Internationale des Écoles Supérieures d’Éducation Physique (AIESEP). Joy was also invited to give the Plenary […]

Mitacs Accelerate + Istuary Innovation Labs Award: Joint UBC-SFU project
October 14, 2016

Colleagues, Stephen Petrina (UBC, Education, EDCP) and Phil Winne (SFU, Education) have been awarded $180,000 for a joint project to the Mitacs Accelerate program. The project for a “Smart Learning System” is co-funded by Mitacs and Istuary Innovation Group Labs. The funding supports University-Industry innovation through Internships for Jennifer Jing Zhao (PhD Candidate, UBC, EDCP) and Wenting […]

Congratulations to Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin, Davor Egersdorfer and Murugan Vinayagam on Their New Publication
September 27, 2016

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and her co-authors, Davor Egersdorfer and Murugan Vinayagam (recent M.Ed. graduates), on the publication of their journal article. Milner-Bolotin, M., Egersdorfer, D., & Vinayagam, M. (2016). Investigating the effect of question-driven pedagogy on the development of physics teacher-candidates’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Physics Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research, 12, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Don Krug and Ashley Shaw on Their New Publication

Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Don Krug and his co-author, Ashley Shaw (Ph.D. candidate), on the publication of their journal article. Don Krug & Ashley Shaw (2016) Reconceptualizing ST®E(A)M(S) Education for Teacher Education, Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 16:2, 183-200, DOI: 10.1080/14926156.2016.1166295 Hearty congratulations, Don and Ashley. Best, Samson […]


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