August 15, 2013

MA Defense Alana Boileau

“Assessing Francophone Québécois Undergraduate Students’ Understanding Of Indigenous Experiences In History And The Present: Identity, Interculturalism, And The “Imaginary Indian” Date:  August 22, 2013 Place:  WMAX 110 Time:  3:00- 6:30 pm Boileau Defense Aug 22 2013


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August 12, 2013

Murray Elliott Service Award

This award honours full-time and sessional faculty, staff and other persons associated with the Faculty of Education who have made an outstanding contribution to the Teacher Education Program at UBC. The recipient will receive a plaque along with a Pendleton blanket. In addition, the recipient’s name will be displayed in the Faculty alongside other recipients […]


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August 2, 2013

Alumnus now employed

EDST alumnus Carrie Hunter (Ph.D.) has recently joined the team at UBC’s Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) within the Faculty of Medicine.  Carrie is happy to be the Centre’s new research coordinator and happy to be working alongside many talented scholars including EDST’s own Dan Pratt.


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July 25, 2013

MA Thesis Defense Successful

Today, July 24, Dianne Ashbourne successfully defended her MA thesis “Education, beliefs, and experiences: Examining the role of parents in children’s extracurricular activity participation.” The committee was comprised of Lesley Andres (supervisor), Mona Gleason, Taylor Webb, and Beth Hirsh (Sociology) as external examiner. Congratulations Dianne for a stellar thesis and brilliant defense!    


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July 24, 2013

Humanitarian Assistance in a Troubles Space

An exhibit by Omer Aijazi, Liu Scholar, and PhD Student, Educational Studies.


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New Department Head

On July 1st Dr. Pam Ratner became the new Department Head.


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June 27, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Tang

Former EDST MA and Centre for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Institute student on her new book, Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life. Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families.


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June 25, 2013

Private Tutoring Across The Mediterranean

New book: Although private tutoring has a long history, prior to the present century it attracted very little professional discussion or academic research.


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New Book – Mona Gleason

In "Small Matters", Mona Gleason explores how medical professionals, lay practitioners, and parents understood young patients and how children responded.


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MA Thesis Award

Janine Jongbloed has been selected to receive the MA Thesis Award from the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE).


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