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Congratulations to EDCP MA student – Mohosina Jabin Toma
Jul 11, 2023

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating EDCP MA student – Mohosina Jabin Toma (Supervisor, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin) who has won the best presentation award at the ICEIT 2023: XVII. International Conference on Educational and Instructional Technology that took place on July 3-4 in Ottawa, Canada. The title of her presentation is “Pedagogical Opportunities of […]

Welcome to Dr. Anita Sinner and Dr. Peter Nelson
Jun 29, 2023

  Colleagues, Join me in welcoming the following two new faculty to the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy as of July 1, 2023: Dr. Anita Sinner, Professor (tenured) in Arts-Based Educational Research,  Dr. Peter Nelson, Assistant Professor of Teaching (tenure-track) in Social Studies Education. Once again, let us welcome Anita and Peter to our EDCP community! Sincerely, Samson. […]

Art Education Award News
Jun 14, 2023

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Professor Rita Irwin and her graduate student supervisees in Art Education for receiving the following Awards at this year’s Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference in Toronto: Rita Irwin received the ARTS SIG Lifetime Achievement Award. Anna Ryoo received the ARTS SIG Outstanding Dissertation Award. Yuko Stooshnov […]

EDCP Graduate Students Receive 2023 Faculty of Education EDID Funding Grants
Apr 25, 2023

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating the following EDCP graduate students who have received Faculty of Education Student Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, & Decolonization (EDID) Funding Grants for 2022-2023. Peisen Ding (PhD student) Project Title: “Visuals of Love, Care and More: Implementation of Graphic Facilitation Strategies to EDID Pedagogy” Elmira Sarreshtehdari (PhD student) Yasaman Moussavi (PhD student) Project Title: […]

Dr. Rita Irwin Receives the AERA Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award
Apr 13, 2023

Dear Colleagues, It gives me tremendous pleasure to share with you the incredible news that Professor Rita Irwin will be receiving the 2023 AERA Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Learning Award from the AERA Arts and Learning SIG. This prestigious award will be presented to Professor Irwin at AERA in Chicago on April 15, 2023. […]

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Daeyoung Goh
Mar 08, 2023

  Dear Colleagues,  Please join me in congratulating EDCP PhD Candidate Daeyoung Goh who has won an award for best published paper for 2022 in The Curriculum Journal, which is published by the British Education Research Association. Link to the award announcement: The announcement itself: Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award 2022 The annual Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice Award, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Wayne Ross
Mar 02, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Wayne Ross. His project, Learning While Black: Researching the Post-Secondary Experiences of Black Youth, in collaboration with Solid State Industries in Surrey has been approved for Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) funding by UBC Community Engagement & VP Research and Innovation.  The Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund supports community-university partnerships that benefit communities across […]

Physics Webinar and the 43rd UBC Olympics
Jan 29, 2023

On November 17, 2022, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and her colleagues from the Department of Physics and Astronomy successfully co-organized the first ever online webinar to support physics teachers, coaches, and prospective physics teachers, who are working very hard to inspire physics students to participate in the UBC Physics Olympics. This team hands-on event usually attracts […]

Congratulations to Rafael V. Capó García
Jan 01, 2023

Congratulations to Rafael V. Capó García, a PhD candidate under Dr. Wayne Ross’s supervision, for receiving two $20,000 grants in 2022. Congratulations Rafael! Sincerely, Samson. Dr. Samson Nashon, EdDDepartment Head & Professor of Science Education

Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee 
Nov 29, 2022

Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee (Supervisor, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin), who presented in his first ever international conference organized by the University of Sydney. The 7th STEM in Education Conference: The Conference attracted about 200 participants from more than 15 countries around the world. Conan’s poster “Knowledge Co-construction in YouTube Comments on Science Videos: […]


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