awards and achievements
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 […]
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 […]
February 23, 2017
Colleagues, I am most pleased to inform you that Sandra Crespo (PhD 1998) was recently promoted to full professor at Michigan State University (MSU) and this year she is one of the ten professors at MSU to receive the 2017 William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award, and the only one from MSU’s College of Education. Sandra […]
February 17, 2017
The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Rita Irwin has been appointed as Distinguished University Scholar at UBC. This appointment is made to a select group of exceptional members of faculty at the University who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning. The designation is […]
February 16, 2017
Congratulations to Drs. Anthony Clarke, Samson Nashon & Anne Phelan who have been recognized by the Dean and Vice Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for their contributions serving in the role of the chair of doctoral examinations between January and December 2016. We look forward to having more members being recognized.
February 1, 2017
Colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Heidi May (PhD, 2013) was recently awarded the 2017 InSEA Doctoral Research Award. The award recognizes an outstanding doctoral thesis in the field of visual arts education: a dissertation of exemplary conceptual, methodological, and literary quality on an important topic for education through the visual arts. […]
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. […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 6, 2016
Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin has been selected to be an AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers) Fellow. AAPT Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers and is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to AAPT’s mission to enhance the understanding and […]
July 22, 2016
Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Julian Lawrence (artist & EDCP MA student), Ching-Chiu Lin and Rita Irwin (researchers) for receiving the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) 2016 Freeperson Award for best cartoon or infographic for “Katrina’s Story: Mentorship Confidential” published in the BCTF Teacher Magazine volume 27, number 5, May/June issue (2015).http://www.bctf.ca/TeacherNewsmagmay2015/; Kimberly Baker (PhD candidate in art […]
June 15, 2016
Dear colleagues, Please join me in congratulating four of our graduate students, Julia Ostertag (Co-Supervisors: Dr. Donal O’Donoghue & Dr. Tony Clarke), Brooke Madden (Supervisor: Cynthia Nicol), Latika Raisinghani (Supervisor: Dr. Samson Nashon), and Stephanie Anderson Redmond (Supervisor: Penney Clark) for receiving the Best Dissertation and Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards respectively at this year’s […]
April 14, 2016
Colleagues, I am absolutely delighted to announce that Bill Pinar has been selected to receive, in June 2016, an honorary doctorate in Education at the Swedish-language university, Abo Akademi, in Turku, Finland. This represents the third Finnish honorary doctorate to be awarded to members of the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (Bill Doll and Peter […]
January 26, 2016
Colleagues, Marina Milner-Bolotin was last week awarded the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Distinguished Service Citation at their 2016 Winter Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is recognized for her outstanding service as a Section Representative and as a member of the AAPT Executive Board. For more information about the Award and AAPT, please […]
November 24, 2015
Colleagues, The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Seixas has been named by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) as the 2015 Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career in Research Award recipient. Peter will be honored at the 96th NCSS Annual Conference Dec. 2-4, 2016 in Washington, […]
October 22, 2015
Colleagues, Some of you probably saw this piece in the 24 Hours newspaper this morning – http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/10/21/vancouver-prof-fights-mathphobia. Marina Milner-Bolotin was interviewed about the Math for Kids and Parents Workshop she will be leading on Nov. 21st. And here is the info from the UBC web site: http://news.ubc.ca/2015/10/21/math-phobias-fighting-the-fear/. Hearty congratulations, Marina. Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor […]
October 15, 2015
Colleagues, I am most pleased to inform you that Ruth X. Guo, one of our doctoral program graduates, (supervisor, Stephen Petrina), is the recipient for the President’s Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creativity at Buffalo State, SUNY. In addition, Ruth was promoted to Full Professor earlier this year. See details: http://schoolofeducation.buffalostate.edu/news/faculty-and-staff-recognition-ceremony-october-8. Please […]
September 18, 2015
Applicant: Dr. Penney Clark, EDCP Nationalism, regional identities and post 1960 educational publishing in Canada $112,008 | 3 years Applicant: Dr. Peter Cole, EDCP Co-Applicant: Dr. Patricia O’Riley, EDCP Collaborator: Dr. Frederique Apffel-Marglin, Smith College Performing survivance: More-than-human intelligences and ecological sustainability $463,913 | 3 years Applicant: Dr. Susan Gerofsky, EDCP Co-Applicant: Dr. Kim Zebehazy, […]
June 8, 2015
I am most pleased to to inform you that Dr. Samson Nashon has been awarded the David F. Robitaille Professorship in Mathematics and Science Education. The professorship is effective July 1, 2015, for a 3-year term. Please join me in congratulating Samson on this marvelous achievement. Best, Peter Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, Department of […]
June 3, 2015
Dr. Heather McGregor Outstanding Dissertation Award Canadian Association for Foundations of Education (CAFE) Co-Supervisors: Drs. Peter Seixas and Penney Clark Dr. Danny Bakan Ted T. Aoki Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies Award Faculty of Education, UBC Supervisor: Dr. Peter Gouzouasis Dr. Guopeng Fu Science Education Research Group Outstanding Dissertation Canadian Society for the Study of […]
November 7, 2014
Colleagues, Congratulations to Ashley Welsh, our PhD Candidate, the recipient of the “Best Poster Presented by a Student” award at the ISSOTL (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) conference. Best, Anne Anne Phelan Graduate Advisor, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
September 18, 2014
On June 6th, Dr. William E. Doll, Jr., accompanied by Dr. Donna Trueit, was awarded an Honorary Doctor degree in Education, an Honoris Causa, by the University of Tampere in Finland.
June 23, 2014
Congratulations to Jolie Mayer-Smith and Linda Peterat, co-founders of the Intergenerational Landed Learning project at the UBC farm on winning the highly prestigious NSERC National Award for Science Promotion.
May 30, 2014
I am most pleased to inform you that Christopher Campbell, doctoral candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, is the recipient for the 2013-2014 CERA David Bateson New Scholar Award. This award is for the best paper presented by a graduate student in a CERA session at the annual CSSE conference. Samson Nashon and […]
May 27, 2014
The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy is extremely pleased to announce that Professor Peter Grimmett has been selected as the recipient of the Canadian Association of Teacher Education (CATE) Award for Excellence in Research in Teacher Education.
May 20, 2014
Bob Hapke was recently recognized for his 25 years of service to UBC at the annual 25 Year Club Dinner on May 6, 2014..
May 14, 2014
Kirsty Robbins is the winner of the 2013-2014 Dean’s Award for Staff of Excellence. Dean Frank presented the award to her on May 12th at the Afternoon Tea with the Dean event.
May 10, 2014
Holly Keon is the recipient of the 2013 – 2014 Faculty of Education Sessional & Lecturer Teaching Prize.
May 8, 2014
Colleagues, I am most pleased to to inform you that Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin is the recipient of the 2013 – 2014 UBC Killam Faculty Teaching Prize.
Colleagues, I am highly delighted to inform you that Dr. Joy Butler is the 2013-2014 recipient of the UBC Killam Teaching Prize for Graduate Instruction.
May 7, 2014
We are extremely pleased to announce that Ofira Roll, doctoral candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, is one of the recipients for this year’s University Neighbourhood Association (UNA) Community Volunteer Award. The award committee recognized Ofira’s outstanding public service in the following terms: “The nominations for Ofira come from school principals, class teachers, […]
May 5, 2014
I am most pleased to inform you that the dissertation of one of our recent graduates, Hannah Spector, (co-supervised by Bill Pinar and Anne Phelan) has been awarded the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) Dissertation Award. Hannah will travel to the CSSE meetings at Brock University later this month to receive the award at […]
April 17, 2014
Please join us in extending our warmest congratulations to Ashley Welsh for receiving the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for 2013-2014. This award is designed to recognize the outstanding contributions of an exceptional Teaching Assistant teaching and learning at UBC. With over 2000 Teaching Assistants working at UBC, winning this award is a remarkable achievement. […]
April 15, 2014
Congratulations to Ashley Welsh for receiving the CSSE Science Education Research Group (SERG) Award for 2014. She has been selected as one of two recipients for the graduate student paper award for 2014. Her paper is entitled: Investigating Undergraduate Students’ Metacognitive Transformations for Enhanced Science Learning. Well done Ashley! Dr. Samson Madera Nashon Professor (Science […]
November 27, 2013
Dr. Linda Farr Darling is the 2013 recipient of the Murray Elliott Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teacher Education Program.
October 30, 2013
I am pleased to announce that one of the Department’s doctoral students in Science Education, Ashley Welsh, was recently the co-recipient of the 2013 Allan Blizzard award given by the Canadian Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (CSTLHE) for collaborative design of a science class at the CSTLHE conference held in Cape Breton […]
September 16, 2013
Please join me in congratulating two of our graduate students: Yoriko Gillard (MA) and Natalie LaBlanc (Phd) for being winners of the Peter Wall Institute Arts-Based Initiative student competition entitled “Arts Based Conceptions of Water.”
July 2, 2013
Colleagues, I’m pleased to announce that Penney Clark, and her co-author Wayne Knights (a former doctoral student in EDCP), have been awarded the 2013 Canadian Association of Foundations in Education (CAFE) publication award for: Clark, Penney and Wayne Knights. “‘Gringo Operations’: Nationalism and Capital in Canadian Educational Publishing, 1970-1981.” Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d’études canadiennes, 45(2) (Spring 2011): […]
Hanna Spector, a recently graduated Curriculum & Pedagogy doctoral student (now an Assistant Professor at Penn State University, Harrisburg campus), has been awarded the 2013 CACS publication award.
March 28, 2013
Colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Mindy Carter, who completed her doctoral degree on May 25, 2012, has been awarded “Honourable mention the 2013 Outstanding Dissertation Award competition” of the Arts Based Education Research SIG of the AERA. She will be presented with this award at the annual AERA meeting in […]
February 19, 2013
Colleagues, Recently, in January, EDCP had two successes that have gone unacknowledged. First, on January 8, 2013, Marina Milner-Bolotin was awarded a certificate of recognition for her stellar contributions to the American Association of Physics Teachers. Congratulations Marina! Second, Alayne Armstrong successfully defended her PhD dissertation on January 16, 2013. Hearty congratulations, Alayne, on this […]
January 25, 2013
Colleagues, It is with great pleasure that I inform you of an important recognition ceremony that is to take place at Louisiana State University in May, 2013. The work of Bill Pinar and Bill Doll will be honored on May 9 with a symposium on the Internationalization of Curriculum. The next day, May 10, there […]
December 10, 2012
Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Blake Smith, a doctoral student in Art Education under the supervision of Donal O’Donoghue, who has recently been accepted as a Liu Scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Issues here at UBC. She is the first art education student to join the Liu Scholar program. The Liu Scholar program is “a […]
November 7, 2012
Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Penney Clark and Stephen Petrina who (with Mona Gleason of EDST) have been awarded the 2012 Founders’ Prize by the Canadian History of Education Association. Their award winning article, Clark, P., Gleason, M., & Petrina, S. (2012) “Preschools for science: The Child Study Centre at the University of British Columbia, […]
September 5, 2012
Please join me in congratulating Don Krug who has been named a university sustainability fellow in the UBC UniversitySustainability Institute’s Teaching & Learning Fellowship Program. This represents an important university-wide recognition of the contribution that Don and his EDCP colleagues are making to environmental sustainability at UBC. Hearty congratulations Don! Peter Grimmett Professor and Head, […]