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CACS Awards

2015 Award Winners

Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies
William Pinar, University of British Columbia

CACS Award for the Outstanding Publication in Canadian Curriculum Studies
Jackie Seidel, University of Calgary, for
Seidel, J. (2014). Losing Wonder. Thoughts on nature, mortality, education. In J. Seidel & D. Jardine (Eds.) Ecological pedagogy, Buddhist pedagogy, hermeneutic pedagogy: Experiments in a curriculum for miracles (133-152). NY: Peter Lang.

CACS Dissertation Award
Anne Wessels, OISE (University of Toronto)
Dissertation Title: Three Performances of the Postmetropolis: Youth, Drama, Theatre and Pedagogy
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Kathleen Gallagher

Nicholas Richard Graeme Stanger, University of Victoria
Dissertation Title: (Re)placing ourselves in Nature: An Exploration of how (Trans)formative Places Foster Emotional, Physical, Spiritual, and Ecological Connectedness
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Jason Price

Honorary Mention
Adrian McKerracher, UBC
Dissertation Title: Good Winds Chronicle: Creativity, Metaphor, and Life Writing
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Carl Leggo.

Cynthia Chambers Master's Thesis Award
Jodi Latremouille, University of Calgary
Thesis Title: Feasting on whispers: Life writing towards a pedagogy of kinship
Supervisor: Drs. David Jardine and Jackie Seidel

CACS Awards

Publication Award

CACS Award for the Outstanding Publication in Canadian Curriculum Studies: The Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) is seeking nominations and submissions of articles for the Outstanding Publication in Curriculum Studies Award. This annual award recognizes an outstanding publication related to scholarly insights and advances made in Curriculum Studies in Canada. Articles may be single-authored or co-authored, and should have specific relevance to the field of curriculum studies in Canada. Publications are welcome in French or English. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2017 for articles published between January 1st and December 31st of the previous calendar year. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Prize
A commemorative plaque will be presented to the winner(s) of the outstanding publication award at the CSSE conference.

Criteria
Submitted publications will be judged by a panel of Canadian curriculum scholars on the basis of their relevance to the field of Canadian curriculum studies, originality, timeliness, and quality of writing.

Eligibility
Book chapters or articles published in scholarly journals or papers in proceedings, in print or online/electronic format, are eligible. Books cannot be considered but may be shared in the Celebration for Creative and Scholarly Works. Authors are limited to one submission.

Articles published between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year will be considered. For example, the competition closing February 28, 2017 will consider articles published between January 1 and December 31 of 2016.

Authors should be working in Canadian institutions, or if working abroad, should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. The publication venue, however, need not be Canadian to be eligible for the award. Publications authored by one or more individuals, a group, organization, or committee are eligible for consideration.

Submission Requirements
Applicants should submit:

ARTS Publication Award

See here for more information.

Master of Education Thesis/Project Awards

Cynthia Chambers Master’s Thesis Award: In honour of Dr. Chambers, whose life writing as a form of inquiry and Indigenous Studies research around Aboriginal literacy of place has inspired curriculum scholars and educators across Canada, the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) is pleased to announce the Cynthia Chambers Thesis Award for an outstanding Master’s thesis in curriculum studies in Canada. This award is intended for students who defended a thesis at a Canadian university in the calendar year preceding the application deadline of February 1st. The thesis may be presented in either English or French. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

ARTS Graduate Research Award: The award is offered for a completed scholarly project, thesis, or dissertation in the area of arts research and teaching. The work must have been accepted between January - December, 2013. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by March 15, 2016.

LLRC Master's Research Award: See link for more info.

Doctoral Thesis/Dissertation Awards

ARTS Graduate Research Award: The award is offered for a completed scholarly project, thesis, or dissertation in the area of arts research and teaching. The work must have been accepted between January - December, 2013. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by March 15, 2016.

CACS Dissertation Award: The Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) annually sponsors the CACS Dissertation Award for the best doctoral thesis in curriculum studies in Canada. The award is intended for students who defended dissertations at a Canadian university in the calendar year preceding the application deadline. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by January 23, 2017.

Other Awards

CACS / Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies: The Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS) seeks nominations for the “Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service within the Field of Canadian Curriculum Studies.” The purpose of this award is to recognize individuals who have made major contributions through research, teaching, and/or professional service in the field of curriculum studies in Canada. Submissions should be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) no later than the last weekday of March.

Previous Winners
2003 Terry Carson
2004 Linda Phillips
2005 Antoinette Oberg
2006 Rita Irwin
2007 Sam Robinson
2008 Hans Smits
2009 Celia Haig Brown
2010 Ingrid Johnston
2011 David Smith
2012 Cynthia Chambers
2013 Carl Leggo
2014 Erika Hasebe-Ludt

Latest News

CACS Celebration of Creative and Scholarly Works Information

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