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Education News

We have great things happening in the Faculty of Education. Our Education News magazine, published bi-annually, features our current news and events and student, alumni, and faculty stories. Back issues of Education News are archived on our Education News Blog, which also provides up-to-date news and events. To stay informed you can also follow us on Twitter ( @URfacofEd ) and Facebook.

The following are a few of the latest stories and events:

New appointment to the Centre for Teaching and Learning from Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education’s Dr. Alec Couros has been appointed as the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Alec Couros is a Professor of Educational Technology and Media in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina. Couros currently serves as the Director of the Centre …

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Fall Faculty Retreat

#UREdu faculty and staff gathered via Zoom today for the annual fall retreat. After starting the retreat in a good way with songs, prayers, and smudging by Emerging-Elder-in-Residence Joseph Naytowhow, and a welcome from Dean Jerome Cranston, faculty and staff engaged in a circle time of sharing and support. Following this discussion, faculty and staff …

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SSHRC Funding Announcement

Congratulations to Dr. Cristyne Hébert who has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant of $64,630.00 for her study entitled “Telling Stories in Multilingual Classrooms: Teacher Professional Development for Multimodal Learning and Assessment.”   SSHRC Announcement link

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Le Bac student creating film series on Canadian languages

Le Bac #UREdu student Wahbi Zarry and Tony Quiñones have created a 1/2 hour film, 10 Days of Cree, which follows Zarry’s 10-day journey engaging with the larger community while working to learn the Cree language. This is the first of a planned educational webseries exploring Zarry’s experiences with Canadian indigenous languages Interim President and …

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Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient

Christine Selinger (BEd’11/BSc’11) is recipient of the URegina 2020 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Christine Selinger is a dedicated advocate, athlete, and volunteer. As a student at the University of Regina, she was the first paraplegic woman to traverse the rugged Nootka Trail, became president of several student societies, and was a recipient of the President’s …

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