08-Apr-2015

In this newsletter:

  • New Sessional Job Postings Are Up!
  • Faculty in the News!
  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition Faculty of Education Winner!
  • 2015 CAREC Post-Conference- 04-June-2015
  • Multiplication Workshop – 09-Apr-2015
  • Graduate Education Journal Club (GEJC)
  • Hurrahs!

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NEW SESSIONAL JOB POSTINGS ARE UP!

Do you know someone you think would be a great fit as an instructor in one of our upcoming courses?  There are many new sessional postings for the UPEI Faculty education now posted on the HR website!

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FACULTY IN THE NEWS!

French Camp GuardianThe Guardian newspaper recently covered the story of the launch of Play and Learn “en français” Summer Camps at UPEI.  The camps, which run on-campus this summer during July and August, are a partnership between UPEI Panther Academy, Canadian Parents for French PEI and the UPEI Faculty of Education.

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3 MINUTE THESIS (3MT) COMPETITION FACULTY OF EDUCATION WINNER!

On March 26, 2015, the UPEI Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the UPEI Graduate Students Association, UPEI Student Union, and UPEI Research Services hosted the 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition.

3MT is a skills development activity for thesis-based graduate students, the goal of which is to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. This exciting event was open to all UPEI graduate thesis/dissertation students.

… and the first-place UPEI winner of the 3MT goes to … Brittany A. E. Jakubiec!

As the winner, Brittany receives a trip to Concordia University to compete in the Regional 3MT competition. Congratulations, Brittany!

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2015 CAREC POST CONFERENCE – 04-JUNE-2015

The 2015 Canadian Association for Research in Early Childhood Post Conference takes place at Ottawa University on 04-June-2015.  This year’s theme is ‘The Decline of Children’s Play in the 21st Century’: Rhetoric or Reality?  For details on this event, please see the attached flyer.

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MULTIPLICATION WORKSHOP – 09-APR-2015

On Thursday, 09-Apr-2015, Dr. Tess Miller presents a multiplication workshop for anybody interest in learning different ways to multiply.  Starting with teh basics by drawing pictures to model multiplication and moving to contrasting different ways to mulitply and strategies for mulitiplication, this workshop will be of value to students, parents, teachers … people interested in math (and people whose parents wish they were more interested in math 🙂

The workshop will be held from on 09-April-2015 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room 104.  Please contact Dr. Tess Miller to ensure there are enough handouts.

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GRADUATE EDUCATION JOURNAL CLUB (GEJC)

The first Graduate Education Journal Club (GEJC) meeting was a great success. An engaging group of Faculty members, PhD and Master students held a rich discussion about Wiebe’s (2015) article, The Habitus of Artless Knowledge. Thank you Dr. Sean Wiebe!

Please feel free to join the next GEJC meeting on 05-May-2015, from 12: 15pm to 1:15pm, in AVC 278N. Dr. Ron MacDonald and Timothy McRoberts (PhD student) will lead the discussion.  (Leaders of the discussion are expected to bring “homemade” goodies).

To learn more about the GEJC please contact Gabriela Arias de Sanchez.

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HURRAHS!

Presentation – Congratulations to Leona McIsaac-Moran, who will be presenting a paper and leading an interactive workshop at a Coaching and Mentoring Conference in New Zeland.  The conference, called “Growing Together – Coaching and Menotring” is put on by the Faculty of Education at Waikato University, April 8-10.

Leona

Publication – Congratulations to Bonnie Stewart, who’s first paper from her dissertation is out and currently free to access.  You can find Bonnie’s paper, “Open to influence: what counts as academic influence in scholarly networked Twitter participation”  online.  Congratulations, Bonnie!

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