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From: Rich Mayer <mayer@PSYCH.UCSB.EDU>
Date: November 30, 2009 5:33:15 PM MST
Subject: Division C News
2010 SYLVIA SCRIBNER AWARD
Call for Nominations
Helen Patrick, Chair
Dan Hickey, Co-Chair
Deadline: January 11, 2010
Nominations are open for the 2010 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
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 cognition, 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 2000 or later).
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
(2) Complete bibliographic citations of no more than 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 11, 2010. Electronic nominations
are preferred. Please send 4 separate documents (corresponding to
1-4 above) as MS Word or PDF attachments to Scribner Committee
Chair, Helen Patrick.
Subject Header: Scribner Award Nomination.
For additional information and queries, contact Helen Patrick at email@example.com
using the Subject Header: Scribner Award Inquiry.
Richard E. Mayer
Department of Psychology
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9660
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