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June 14, 2018

Working Together: New Publications from EDST

A Geography of Ecotourism in Cambodia: Regions, Patterns, and Potentials Pierre Walter and Vicheth Sen Conceptualizing learning in the Climate Justice Movement Jenalee Kluttz and Pierre Walter  Host learning in community-based ecotourism in Nepal: The case of Sirubari and Ghalegaun homestays Pierre Walter, Kapil Dev Regmi, Pushpa Raj Khanalb Modernisation theory, ecotourism policy, and sustainable development for […]

 

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June 6, 2018

Dr. André Mazawi to give Keynote at ‘Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean’ Conference

Dr. André Mazawi will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 International Conference on Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean, which will take place at the University of Malta on June 8 & 9. The title and description of Dr. Mazawi’s talk can be found below: Terra firma? Entangled fractures and the Redemption […]

 

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June 4, 2018

Dr. Michelle Stack to give Keynote at 2018 AERC

EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack will be giving the opening keynote at the 2018 Adult Education Research Conference (AERC), which will take place from June 7 – 10 at the University of Victoria. The title and description of Dr. Stack’s talk can be found below.   Adult Media Education and Changing the Conversation through Media Engagement […]

 

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May 30, 2018

Dr. Mona Gleason Awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Dr. Mona Gleason received two awards from the Canadian Historical Association at the University of Regina: “Avoiding the Agency Trap: Caveats for Historians of Children, Youth, and Education”, published in History of Education won the 2018 Neil Sutherland Prize for Best Article from the History of Children and Youth Group. “‘Knowing Something I Was Not Meant […]

 

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EDST Student Awards

Congratulations to the following students on their well-deserved awards! Ashenafi Alemu, Patricia Dyer Award Rupert Richardson, Gina Blondin Memorial Graduate Award Alison St. Pierre, CGSM Award (Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Award) Samantha Tsurada, Killam Doctoral Scholarship Award Lisa White, Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship

 

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May 16, 2018

Congratulations to Teaching Prize recipients, Drs. Bathseba Opini and Cash Ahenakew!

Dr. Bathseba Opini  has been awarded the Sessional and Lecturer Teaching Prize. Dr. Opini is an outstanding teacher and mentor for our students. During her teaching tenure as an EDST 12-month lecturer in the past half-dozen or so years, Dr. Opini’s instructional achievements including her practicum work, have been exceptionally impressive. Her students speak very highly of her admirable […]

 

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May 15, 2018

Gabriella Maestrini receives Mitacs award

Congratulations to EDST PhD student Gabriella Maestrini, who received Mitacs funding for her project, No pierden el humor: Post-disaster humor in Mexico. Abstract The formal study of humor in education is commonly centred around its therapeutic impact or as educational tool to bring about positive learning outcomes. Rarely is humor understood as a lens through which […]

 

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May 7, 2018

Dr. Hans G. Schuetze visiting professor in China

Dr. Hans G. Schuetze, Professor Emeritus, has been appointed a visiting professor at Renmin University of China in Beijing. Dr. Schuetze is visiting for seven weeks this spring, with the possibility of returning later in the year. Renmin University of China is recognized as one of the leading humanities and social science-focused universities in the country.

 

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May 4, 2018

EDST welcomes postdoc Petra Mikulan

Dr. Petra Mikulan holds a PhD in Curriculum Theory and Implementation from Simon Fraser University. Her research is focused on concept development and its relationships to ideas of vitalism and life as they pertain to curriculum theory. She is currently preparing a book-manuscript entitled Theorizing Pedagogy Beyond the Organism for the University of Toronto Press. Her current interdisciplinary interests […]

 

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May 2, 2018

Dr. Mona Gleason appointed new EDST Department Head

Dr. Mona Gleason has accepted a three-year term appointment as the new Department Head of Educational Studies, effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Gleason is a historian of education and children in Canada, and has extensive leadership experience serving in multiple administrative roles in the University, including EDST Deputy Head, EDST Graduate Advisor, Faculty Personnel Committee member, […]

 

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