> 2007 SYLVIA SCRIBNER AWARD
> Call for Nominations
> P. Karen Murphy, Chair
>Deadline: January 5, 2007
> Nominations are open for the 2007 Sylvia Scribner Award of Division C of
> the American Educational Research Association.
>The award recognizes a program of work by a Division C member that has
>significantly influenced thinking and research in the field
>of learning and instruction. In particular, the annual award is designed
>to honor current research (i.e., within the last ten years) that
>represents a significant advancement in our understanding of learning and
>instruction. The recognized work may include but is not
>limited to research articles, paper series, monographs, book chapters,
>and/or books. This includes collaborative teams as well as individuals.
>The award is named in honor of the late Sylvia Scribner. Professor
>Scribner's work reflects a wide range of concerns within the field of
>particularly learning and instruction. Her research focused on the
>relationship between cognition and culture. Her work involved innovative
>mixing of methods, including experimental simulations of everyday
>cognitive tasks and ethnographic fieldwork. Professor Scribner's
>research also cut across disciplinary boundaries, addressed multiple sites
>for learning and development, and included older and younger learners.
>The nominator should send the following:
>(1) The complete bibliographic citation of a single publication designated
>by the nominator as illustrative of the nominee's larger research
>program and contribution. The publication date of the designated work
>should be within the last decade (i.e. with a publication date of 1996 or
>The nominator also should submit a copy of the representative publication.
>If the publication is a book or monograph, the nominator should
>indicate which portion of it (approximately 25 pages) should be reproduced
>for dissemination to the award committee. An electronic version
>of the representative publication is preferred.
>(2) Complete bibliographic citations of no more that 5 additional relevant
>publications of the nominee
>(There are no publication date restrictions for these citations).
>(3) A Supporting statement of no more than 500 words.
>(4) Vita of the nominee.
>The submission deadline is January 5, 2007. Electronic nominations are
>preferred. Please send 4 separate documents
>(corresponding to 1-4 above) as MS Word or PDF attachments to P. Karen Murphy:
>Subject Header: Scribner Award Nomination.
>Paper submissions can be sent to P. Karen Murphy, The Pennsylvania State
>University, Educational Psychology,
>229 CEDAR Building, University Park, PA 16802-3109.
>For additional information and queries, contact P. Karen Murphy by e-mail
>at email@example.com using the Subject Header: Scribner Award Inquiry.
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