Posts Tagged ‘Faculty of Education’

UBC study explores why students with learning disabilities excel in opera

May. 30, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Beats, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC researchers have launched a study to explore why learning-disabled students shine in the University’s demanding opera program. The study, called Libretti of Learning, will be presented at Congress, a national gathering of 7,000 researchers that begins June 1 in Victoria.

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A school in the Dadaab Refugee Camp. Photo credit: Rita Irwin

Teacher ed comes to the world’s largest refugee camp

Apr. 4, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.

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Doing good is good for you: Volunteer adolescents enjoy healthier hearts

Feb. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.

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Kindness key to happiness and acceptance for children

Dec. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.

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Largest class of Aboriginal doctoral students graduate from UBC Faculty of Education

Nov. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

Eleven Aboriginal doctoral students will graduate from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Education this year – the largest number to graduate from an education faculty in any Canadian university in one year.

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UBC project examines the LGBT experience with breast and gynecological cancers

Aug. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are leading the first nationwide project on how sexual and gender minorities experience cancer, highlighting previously overlooked communities’ perspectives on cancer care.

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Live For The Moment – A research-based art show examines how young men grieve

Apr. 19, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia study has provided a unique window into the worlds of 25 young men as they struggle to find ways to grieve their male friends. Live for the Moment is an exhibition at The Fall Gallery in Vancouver, B.C. featuring photos taken by research participants to answer questions about grief, loss and dealing with it as a man.

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Early screening for anxiety disorders in children helps prevent mental health concerns: UBC study

Apr. 16, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia researcher has developed a simple two-question test to screen kindergarten-aged children for future anxiety disorders – the most commonly reported mental health concern among children.

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New tool helps teachers use technology more effectively

Apr. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia researcher has piloted a tool to help elementary and secondary school science teachers get the most out of new classroom technologies.

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Children teaching parents about Aboriginal culture: UBC study

Apr. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , ,

In a unique role reversal, children in literacy programs for indigenous families are learning about Aboriginal culture and language and teaching it to their parents – many of whom are missing this knowledge because of Canada’s history of residential schools and child welfare removal policies. This reversal is identified in a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia.

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