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Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue
January 4, 2018

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. […]

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 […]

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: Congratulations Solmaz! Samson Samson Nashon Department Head & Professor of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Canada 150+: An Art Exhibition
August 24, 2017

Colleagues, Dr. Anna Kindler, one of the EDCP faculty members, is having an exhibition of her works: CanadiAnna – Celebrating 150+,   at the Robson Square until September 3, 2017.  If you have time, please make the effort to visit her exhibition. The exhibition is available for viewing between 7am-10pm Monday through Friday and 7:30am […]

Book Chapter by Aurelia Kinslow
August 23, 2017

Colleagues, Congratulations to Aurelia Kinslow, EDCP Doctoral Candidate, who has had her chapter titled “Performing Landing: Place, Pedagogy, and Transformation” published in the new book Transforming Our Practices: Indigenous Art, Pedagogies, and Philosophies (National Art Education Association, 2017) edited by Christine Ballengee Morris and Kryssi Staikidis. Well done, Aurelia! Samson Samson Nashon Department Head & […]

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Nicol
August 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Cynthia Nicol has been appointed the David F. Robitaille Professor in Mathematics and Science Education for a three-year term (September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2020). The Robitaille Professorship was established under the leadership of Dean Nancy Sheehan — to honour former department Head of CUST/EDCP, David Robitaille — in […]

Congratulations to Drs. Anne Phelan and William Pinar
July 6, 2017

Colleagues, Join me in congratulating Dr. Anne Phelan and her Co-Applicants including Dr. Bill Pinar on being awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant of $24,060 to support a two-day symposium in October 2017 entitled Reconceptualizing Teacher Education Worldwide: A Canadian Contribution to a Global Challenge.  Applicant: Dr. Anne Phelan, EDCP Co-Applicants: Dr. William Pinar, EDCP; Dr. Ruth Kane, University of Ottawa; Dr. […]


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