ABER Dissertation Award

Arts Based Educational Research Special Interest Group
Outstanding Dissertation Award 2013

The Arts Based Educational Research (ABER) Special Interest Group for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) would like to announce its sponsorship of the ABER Outstanding Dissertation Award for the best Doctoral Dissertation that explores, is an exemplar of, and pushes the boundaries of arts-based educational research. The award is intended for students who have defended and/or graduated in the year preceding the award. A maximum of one award per year is available.

The winner will receive an “Outstanding Dissertation” award at the ABER business meeting at the 2013 AERA annual meeting in San Francisco, California April 27 – May 1, 2013. The winner will also be invited to present highlights from her or his dissertation at this meeting. In addition, the winner will be invited to submit a paper highlighting his/her work to the International Journal of Education and the Arts

The ABER SIG will support the winner’s conference fee and provide $500.00 to assist with travel to AERA to present at the conference.

Application deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2012. First-time applicants, who not have previously applied in past years, must have successfully defended between October 1, 2010 and October 1, 2012.

For complete submission requirements see http://www.abersig.com/dissertation-award.php

Contact award co-chairs: Dr. Diane Conrad & Jaime Beck, The University of Alberta

EMAIL: aber.award@gmail.com

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