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Congratulations to Mathew Yanko
March 31, 2021

Congratulations to Matthew Yanko on the successful defence of his PhD dissertation: Living Assessment: The Artful Assessment of Learning in the Arts Supervisor: Dr. Peter Gouzouasis Well done, Matt and Peter!   Best, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of Science Education
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2020 Ted T Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies
March 24, 2021

Congratulations The 2020 Ted T Aoki Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in Curriculum Studies has been awarded to: Dr. Blake Smith | Supervisor: Dr. Rita Irwin Dissertation Title: Being Against Disappearance: A Photographic Inquiry Through an A/r/tographic Lens Dr. Joanne Mary Price | Supervisor: Dr. Susan Gerofsky Dissertation Title: Journeying with abeyance: A Welsh Cultural Approach […]
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UBC Virtual Family Math Fair
March 18, 2021

Each year the popular UBC Family Math and Science Day, organized by the UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy and Faculty of Education, marks an exciting campus event. This year, due to our current COVID pandemic conditions, our day became a virtual event. The first Virtual Family Math Fair was held February 20, 2021 facilitated […]
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LJ Slovin successfully defended their dissertation. Congratulations!
March 17, 2021

Congratulations to LJ Slovin on the successful defence of their PhD dissertation: “Keep it Confusing”: Gender Nonconforming Youth Resisting Structures of Legibility in High School Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Loutzenheiser Well done, LJ and Lisa!   Best, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of Science Education
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Reappointment of Dr. Leyton Schnellert as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education
March 9, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Leyton Schnellert for being reappointed as Eleanor Rix Professor for Rural Teacher Education for a second three-year term beginning September 1, 2021. The mandate of the Eleanor Rix Professorship is to better understand and respond to current problems and needs that exist in rural education, and to […]
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Welcome to Dr. Shawn Forde
January 4, 2021

Dear Colleagues, The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) welcomes a new faculty, Dr. Shawn Forde, as an Assistant Professor of Physical Education within the Health, Outdoor and Physical Education (HOPE) Program effective January 1, 2021. Welcome Dr. Forde! Best, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of Science Education
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Congratulations to Dr. Samson Nashon
December 18, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Samson Nashon on his reappointment as the Head of the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy for a second five-year term beginning July 1, 2021. As a department, we look forward to five more years of carrying out our work under Dr. Nashon’s wise leadership.
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Congratulations to Dr. Karen Meyer on Her Retirement
December 17, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in extending sincere thanks and gratitude for what Dr. Karen Meyer has contributed to our Department, Faculty of Education and The University of British Columbia over the years. Dr. Karen Meyer has served in many capacities including Director of CCFI, Acting Department Head as well as Deputy Head, Director of […]
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LJ Slovin Receives the “2020 Pat Clifford Award” from the EdCan Network
October 26, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Join me in congratulating LJ Slovin, a PhD candidate under Dr. Lisa Loutzenheiser’s supervision for being the PhD level co-recipient of the “2020 Pat Clifford Award” from the EdCan Network. Link to EdCan Network announcement: https://www.edcan.ca/articles/2020-pat-clifford-award-winners/ Once again, congratulations to LJ and Dr. Loutzenheiser on this outstanding recognition! Best, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, […]
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Congratulations to Drs. Susan Gerofsky and Kerry Renwick

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Drs. Susan Gerofsky and Kerry Renwick for their respective successful $10,000 grant applications to the Research Infrastructure Support Service (RISS) Fund. This award provides matching funds for them to hire a Graduate Research Assistant in support of their SSHRC Partnership Development Grant proposals. Dr. Kerry Renwick’s Grant Proposal […]
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