February 24, 2015

Dr. Mona Gleason Awarded Grant!

EDST is proud to announce that Dr. Mona Gleason, along with her colleagues Dr. Leslie Paris (PI, History, Arts) and Dr. Tamara Myers (Co-I, History, Arts), has been awarded a $15,206 SSHRC Connections Grant to support the Society for the History of Children and Youth’s biennial conference, happening at UBC, June 24-26, 2015. The conference’s theme this year […]


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February 6, 2015

Dr. Lesley Andres awarded grant!

Dr. Lesley Andres, Editor-in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Higher Education (CJHE), was awarded a grant worth $75,600 over 3 years in the SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals 2014 Competition. The CJHE application was ranked 3rd out of 48. The Canadian Journal of Higher Education is the fully online, open source journal of the Canadian […]


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January 19, 2015

Coyote’s Keyboard: Writing From Place, Writing About Place


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December 19, 2014

Dr Taylor launches new course!

  How do I positively effect change in my community or workplace? Alison Taylor, an internationally recognized expert and teacher in the sociology of education, educational leadership and adult education is joining EDST on January 1, 2015.   She is just finishing up a book for Oxford University Press based on her research, which focuses on school-to-work […]


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December 15, 2014

EDST Grad Student’s Research Intersects with Police / Community Relations in the US

EDST MA student Leticia Pamela Garcia recently had an article featured in The Georgia Straight. In the article, Leticia addresses the aftermath of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri in the context of the systemic social underpinnings of racism. Also examined are the historical and modern ramifications of these systemic inequalities in police / community […]


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December 3, 2014

EDST Welcomes Erin Hagen

EDST would like to extend a warm welcome to Erin Hagen, our new Graduate Student Support Assistant! Erin comes to EDST from Continuing Studies (CS) where she worked as a Program Assistant, and was was responsible for coordinating Life and Careers Program; processing client registration for assessments, communicating with instructors for course information, scheduling appointments, processing information […]


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November 25, 2014

Homo Economicus and Curriculum for Survival

Please join us for a presentation by Indigenous scholar, Dwayne Donald, PhD Homo Economicus and Curriculum for Survival December 4, 2014 4:30 – 5:30 pm UBC First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall Light Refreshments. No RSVP required For further information contact: PDF: Dwayne Donald – Homo Economicus and Curriculum for Survival   Presented by: Faculty of Education: Canada Research […]


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November 21, 2014

Hampton Fund Research Grant New Faculty Award Winners

  Dr. Jude Walker Dr. Walker was awarded the Hampton Fund Research Grant New Faculty Award to continue her research exploring the question of what makes academic research and researchers successful in influencing government policy in adult education. Her research will include a pilot study to develop an instrument for exploring policy influence of academic research and […]


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November 19, 2014

EDST Graduation Tea


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November 17, 2014

EDST Podcast 01 – EDST 526 with Dr Alison Taylor

  Dr. Alison Taylor joined us this morning from Edmonton to speak about her upcoming, Winter (Term 2), course EDST 526: Advanced Study of Educational Organizations! Listen Online: Download Podcast: Podcast 01   Course Calendar Link: EDST 526 – Advanced Study of Educational Organizations


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