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Grad Student Information Night

September 21st, 2017

Join us for the Graduate Students Information Night!

Who: Faculty of Education Graduate Students
When: Monday, September 25th, 2017 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: ED 114

Door prizes and light refreshments!

We want to answer your questions:

Who should I talk to about my program?
How do I choose a route?
What does it mean to be practicum, project or thesis?
Can I switch routes?
When do I register for courses?

Ask us your questions!

Learn how to navigate our website, what library resources are available to you, how to find out more about scholarships and meet fellow students!

See you there.

Grad Info Night Poster

Fall Convocation Deadline July 31 Application for Fall Convocation

June 23rd, 2017

Fall Convocation

Deadline July 31 Application for Fall Convocation

As you may be eligible to graduate at the Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies please print out and complete an “Application for Graduation” form:

To complete your application for graduation, please note the following sections of the form:


Name of Degree, Certificate, or Diploma:
Master of Education: MEd
Maîtrise en éducation: Med
Master of Adult Education: MAED
Master of Human Resource Development: MHRD
Doctor of Philosophy: PhD
Master’s Certificate: MC

Major 1:
Educational Administration: EADM
Curriculum and Instruction: EC&I
Educational Psychology: EPSY
Adult Education: AED
Human Resource Development: HRD
PhD Students: EDUC
Master’s Certificate of Human Resource Administration in Education: HRA in ED
Master’s Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: TESOL

Campus or Federated College: Check “U of R”

Faculty: Check “GS” (for Graduate Studies)


Graduate students aren’t eligible for the Graduate Retention Program, so leave Section 2 blank.

Remember to sign and date your form in the last section!

Please return your completed form by 4:30 pm on July 31 to:

Fax: 306.337.2444

attn: Amy Pledger, Convocation
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, PT 110.2
University of Regina

The application MUST BE SUBMITTED whether you plan to attend the ceremony or not.

Dates for future convocations see this link:

To be eligible for Fall convocation:

– If you are in the thesis route all degree requirements (thesis defence and final corrected copies of thesis) must be met by July 31.

– If you are in the course, project or practicum route, all courses and/or project seminar and final corrected practicum or project report must be signed off, complete and submitted to our office (and transcripts received for transfer credit courses) by August 31.

If you have any questions or concerns please e-mail or phone the office (306-585-4502).

Angela Kampert, Assistant To the Associate Dean Faculty of Education

WASCANA CENTRE AUTHORITY 2017 PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Week of June 5 – June 9, 2017- Weather Dependent

June 5th, 2017



Week of June 5 – June 9, 2017- Weather Dependent

Direct all inquiries to

Monday, June 5
Gopher Control: All around Legislative Building, and Queen Elizabeth II Gardens, filling holes as well
Vantage: On leafy spurge at Education Building, along white fences (backpack)

Tuesday, June 6
Vantage: Sound Stage, and CBC walk paths along Broad Street
Premium 3-Way: Grass area inside Wascana nursery, also south of the old Wascana nursery along 23rd Avenue

Wednesday, June 7
Vantage: Tree beds all around learning center, compost piles at old Wascana nursery, and red shells at Wascana Rehab main entrance, along 23rd Avenue
Gopher Control: Conexus front lawn and flower beds, as well as the U of R playing field #5

Thursday, June 8
Gopher Control: Memorial way west of Legislative building, and continuation around the Legislative building as well as the Queen Elizabeth II Gardens

Friday, June 9
Gopher Control: South of Skateboard Plaza, as well as the Queen Elizabeth II Gardens

Direct all inquiries

Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SANDS), University of Regina Library

May 30th, 2017

Hello Graduate Students,

RE: Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SANDS), University of Regina Library

provides access to quantitative computer-readable research data and digital spatial data from many disciplines. SANDS assists with identifying, locating and retrieving data files in the collection, as well as identifying, locating and acquiring data from external sites. The Canadian Census (Statistics Canada), CANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) and the [U.S.] National Study of Business Strategy and Workforce Development are a few examples of datafiles available to you.

N.B. some data files are subject to specific licence agreements restricting use to current U of R students, faculty and staff. Please note and observe any restrictions which may apply. Please direct any questions pertaining to licences to

SANDS – Spatial and Numeric Data Services – Why data is important – and fun! (Video)

As Data Librarian, it is my goal to inform graduate students about the Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SANDS) section in the University of Regina Library and its services.

To this end, I announce, among other things, new and important social science (and other) data releases, webinars, events, training, etc. Typically, I send announcements to the Research Listserv
. This may be a list you already subscribe to or, perhaps, you have never even heard of it. Note: you do not have to sign up for the listserv to read the messages; you can always search the archives whenever you choose. However, should you wish to subscribe to this list (or any other U of R listserv), click here

I am creating a SANDS distribution list with names of graduate students who indicate to me that they would like to receive messages from SANDS for the purpose of keeping abreast of social science (and other) academic research data, as well as, related information. If this is of interest to you, please send a message to with your name and email address. If ever you wish to unsubscribe to my list, let me know.

You are very welcome to contact me if you have any questions or would like to know more about SANDS collections and services, or how to search for data. I will be most happy to meet with you. You may also “drop in” – my office is in the Library, main floor (south side) — LY 107.23. However, if you don’t find me “in”, you can contact me by email

I look forward to meeting you.


Marilyn Andrews
Data Librarian
DLI Official Contact
Official Representative to the ICPSR
Spatial and Numeric Data Services
University of Regina Library

Esri Canada Webinars

Students Mobilizing Against Cuts (SMAC)

March 28th, 2017

Students Mobilizing Against Cuts (SMAC) is holding a rally and march on March 30th at 12:00 (Noon) from Victoria Park to the Legislative Building. The aim of this march is to highlight the budget cuts. We as SMAC, are encouraging students, community members, faculty to all be part of our campaign.

However, as this event may impact classes, students are advised to let their professor know ahead of time if they are planning on attending.

Link to additional information to this event

“Qualitative Research and Global Audit Culture: The Politics of…”

March 9th, 2017

Marc Spooner (University of Regina, Education) just uploaded “Qualitative Research and Global Audit Culture: The Politics of…” on

View the paper here:

The Team

“Higher Education System in Belgium” led by Ms. Leen Alaerts on Tuesday, March 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Education Building 558, Main Campus of the University of Regina.

March 9th, 2017

The Faculty of Education and UR International are excited to invite you to the presentation “Higher Education System in Belgium” led by Ms. Leen Alaerts on Tuesday, March 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Education Building 558, Main Campus of the University of Regina.

Ms. Leen Alaerts is a Lecturer, an International Officer and a Practitioner Researcher with Teacher Education at University Colleges Leuven-Limburg (UCLL), Belgium.

The presentation includes an overview of the Belgian Higher Education System; brief information about the faculties and programs of the University Colleges Leuven-Limburg, as well as their research projects, educational practices, and international experience.

For more information about Ms. Leen Alaerts’ academic curriculum please see the attachment.

Thank you and we hope to see you at the presentation,

CALL FOR PAPERS: 7th Annual International Conference on Education & e-Learning EeL 2017

February 21st, 2017


7th Annual International Conference on
Education & e-Learning
EeL 2017 |

25th – 26th September 2017, Singapore

Full Paper Submission Deadline:
17th April 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline:
26th June 2017
Late Registration Deadline:
7th August 2017
Conference Dates:
25th – 26th September 2017

– Keynote Addresses
– Assoc. Prof. Chen Wenli, Learning Sciences and Technology (LST), Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – Digital Kids on the Move

– Prof. Carol K.K. Chan, Division of Learning, Development and Diversity, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong – Developing Productive Discourse through Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

– EeL 2017 Conference Proceedings: Print ISSN: 2251-1814, E-Periodical: 2251-1822 will be published and submitted to several indexing partners.

– Journal on Education: All authors who present their papers at the conference will be invited to submit an extended version of their research paper for the GSTF Journal on Education (JEd)
(Print ISSN: 2345-7163, E-periodical: 2345-7171). All submitted papers will go through blind review process for acceptance.

– Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).
– EeL 2017 will also constitute a Special Panel Session.
– Panel Proposals are invited for submission. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.

Program Chair
Assoc. Prof. Mike Joy
University of Warwick
Prof. Hye-Jung Lee
Research Professor & Director
Seoul National University
South Korea

Please visit for the complete list.

For a complete list of GSTF Partner Universities, click here.

DID: +65-6327 0165/66 FAX: +65-6327 0162
If you wish to stop receiving further updates pertaining to

Call for Papers Journal of Education & Social Policy

February 16th, 2017

ISSN: 2375-0782 (Print),2375-0790 (Online)

Journalof Education & Social Policy (JESP) is an open access, peerreviewed, and fully refereed international academic journal published by Center for PromotingIdeas (CPI), USA. The main objective of JESP is to provide aplatform for the international scholars, academicians and researchers to sharethe contemporary thoughts in the fields of education and social policies. JBEPaims to promote policy development in education and thus become the leadinginternational journal in education in the world.

The journalpublishes research papers in the all the fields of education and social policystated below: Education:Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Health Promotion, Minor EducationStudies, Special Education, Nutrition Education, Bilingual Education,International Training And Education, Learning Disabilities, Teaching, PeaceAnd Conflict Resolution, Curriculum And Instruction, Experiential Learning,Social Justice And Urban Education, Psychology Of Education, Technology InEducation, Gender And Cultural Diversity In School, Comparative AndInternational Education, Cultural Factors In Higher Education, Education AndSocial Change, Children’s Literature, Language And Literacy Learning, EducationAnd Public Policy, Leadership Skills, Classroom Management, Legal Issues InEducation, Student Teaching, and so on.

Social Policy:Human Rights, Social Work, Social Welfare, Gender, Women’s Studies, Religion,Welfare State, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, Environmental Policy,Economic Policy, Human Behavior, Pensions, Health Care, Social Housing, SocialCare, Child Protection, Social Exclusion, Education Policy, Crime and CriminalJustice and so on.

The journal ispublished in both print and online. JESPpublishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical andsimulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and bookreviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in education willoccasionally be published.

JESPis indexed with and included in Cabell’s, EBSCO, Ulrich’s, DRJI, InfoBaseIndex, and Gale. Moreover the journal is under the indexing process with ISI,ERIC, DOAJ, Scopus, and Econlit.

JESPis inviting papers for Vol. 4 No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on March31, 2017. Last date of submission: February 28, 2017. However, an early submission will getpreference in case of review and publication process.

Sendyour manuscript to the editor at

Formore information, visit the official website of the journal

Withthanks, Dr. Kevin E. Smith

TheChief Editor

Journalof Education & Social Policy

EdGrad Office REVISED Office Hours for Reading Week February 20 – 24, 2017

February 16th, 2017

Dear graduate students, faculty members and staff,

Please be advised of the following changes to our normal office hours during reading week (February 20-24):

Monday, February 20: Family Day holiday (closed all day)
Tuesday, February 21: open 8:15-9:00 am and 1:00-4:30 pm (closed 9:00-1:00)
Wednesday, February 22: open 8:15-9:00 am and 1:00-4:30 pm (closed 9:00-1:00)
Thursday, February 23: open 8:15-9:00 am and 1:00-4:30 pm (closed 9:00-1:00)
Friday, February 24: open 8:15-9:00 am and 1:00-4:30 pm (closed 9:00-1:00)

We will review emails and telephone messages daily. If the email and telephone messages are time sensitive we will respond. Otherwise we will respond to email and telephone messages the following week.

The EdGrad Office

Faculty of Education
Research & Graduate Programs
University of Regina
Education Building, ED 236
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK S4S 0A2

p: 306.585.4502
f: 306.585.5387


Contact: Office of Research & Graduate Programs in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Regina,
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