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''They asked me to teach English, so I did'': The construction of teacher professional identity of zhuangang elementary EFL teachers in China

''They asked me to teach English, so I did'': The construction of teacher professional identity of zhuangang elementary EFL teachers in China

December 14, 2017 
10 - 11 am 
Vernon Ready Room 

Three Faculty Members receive SSHRC Development Grants over the past year

Congratulations to Ben BoldenChristopher DeLuca, and Pamela Beach who have received grants over the past year from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  • Ben Bolden, along with Co-Applicant Christopher DeLuca, have received a 2017 Insight Development Grant for their project titled Building Creative Capacity through Assessment for Learning in the Arts. 
  • Chris DeLuca received a three year Partnership Development Grant for a project he is working on with Bronwen Cowie (The University of Waikato), Christine Harrison (King's College London), and Jill Willis (Queensland University of Technology) titled Preparing teachers for the age of accountability: an international partnership for enhancing teacher education in assessment.
  • Pamela Beach and Gail Henderson (Queen's Faculty of Law) have received a 2017 Insight Development Grant for their project titled This Little Piggy Went Banking: Examining Potential Conflicts of Interest in Financial Literacy Education Resources for Elementary School Teachers. You can find out more about their project on the Faculty of Law website.

Dr. Liying Cheng receives 2017 prize for Excellence in Research

Our own Dr. Liying Cheng was among five recipients of the Queen's 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research. Awarded annually in five areas (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and health sciences), the awards have been the signature internal research prize since 1980, and represent an important investment by Queen’s in recognizing research and scholarship. Recipients are some of the top scholars in their fields, and they are each awarded a prize of $5,000 as well as the chance to give a public lecture on their research in the spring. More information on the public lectures will be made available in early 2018.

Ethics Presentation for Graduate Students

All Graduate Students Welcome!

John Freeman, Chair of GREB (General Research Ethics Board) will be giving a presentation on the Ethics process on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:30 am in the Vernon Ready Room.

The main focus will be completing the application form and using the new checklist for Letters of Information/Consent Forms. Other topics include:

  • Review Process
  • Office of Research Ethics
  • Guiding Principles
  • Guidelines
  • Templates & Forms
  • Application Forms
  • TRAQ
  • New Application Form Demo
  • Q & A

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