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ECE and ukuleles, in perfect harmony

  Posted on: April 19, 2016

In their final Curriculum Development class of the Winter 2016 semester, Early Childhood Education (ECE) students had a ukulele sing-a-long with special guests Bob and Mary Gretsinger. Bob came in at the beginning of the semester to teach beginner ukulele to all of the students. It’s been great fun to hear stories of how the students have…

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New program in Leadership Education

  Posted on: April 14, 2016

Associate Professor Tory Handford and Dean Airini of the Faculty of Education and Social Work met with Hon. Mike Bernier, Minister of Education, and Hon. Terry Lake, Minister of Health, this month to share about TRU’s new Executive Program for Leadership Education, beginning in Fall 2016.

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“The great teacher inspires”

  Posted on: April 7, 2016

Dr. Laura Doan’s research is helping us find out how to become a great teacher by looking at good practices when new educators are starting out.

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TRU faculty member is a skating champion

  Posted on: March 31, 2016

Peter Soberlak, a Physical Education specialist from the Faculty of Education and Social Work, has been awarded with a Western Hockey League alumni achievement award.

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Doing more that truly matters to expand the Indigenous Social Worker workforce

  Posted on: March 17, 2016

Dr. Juliana West’s research is timely and important for expanding and deepening the role of Social Work in reconciliation in Canada. Dr. West’s research, “What Canadian Schools of Social Work do to Recruit, Retain, and Support Indigenous Students,” is supported through a recently-awarded Thompson Rivers University research grant.

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How is resistance represented?

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

Dr. Daphne Jeyapal continues to explore and critique representations of transnational resistance. Her research project entitled “Transnational resistance in the digital age: Developing a conceptual framework” is supported through a recently-awarded Thompson Rivers University research grant.

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New ways to know and to create new knowledge

  Posted on: March 3, 2016

The Critical Cross-Border Conversations (CCC) Group has won the endorsement of Thompson Rivers University. This is a significant scholarly initiative that will provide a truly cross-disciplinary academic forum using cutting-edge communication strategies that draw on the very best of TRU’s Open Learning assets. Researchers will be brought together to advance scholarship concerned with social justice,…

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Knowledge is objective, right? Not so.

  Posted on: February 23, 2016

Dr. Daphne Jeyapal’s new article on representations of transnational resistance was just published in a special issue of Intersectionalities focusing on the ethics and politics of knowledge production. Click here for Daphne’s article and other fascinating papers on power, politics, and knowledge.

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