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Who We Are
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Current officers

The 2015-2016 Officers for the Cultural Historical Research SIG are:

President: Carrie Lobman
Program Chairs: Natalia Gajdamaschko & Nancy Ares
Secretary/Treasurer: Michelle Zoss
Communications Chair: Jacob McWilliams


Previous officers
The 2012-2013 Officers for the Cultural Historical Research SIG were:

President: Peter Smagorinsky
Program Chairs: Emily Duvall & Carrie Lobman
Secretary/Treasurer: Monica Hansen
Communications Chair: Jenna McWilliams

 

 

 

 


 
 
Awards
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The Cultural Historical SIG of AERA is calling for nominations for three awards to be announced at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington DC. 

Nominations may be submitted to Carrie Lobman, SIG President at carrie.lobman@gse.rutgers.edu

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 15, 2015

 

Early Career Award in CHAT

Description of the Award: The Early Career Award acknowledges the contribution of one person, or co-authors, who have contributed a piece of work, for example, a book chapter, a research article or a monograph, that 1) moves the field of CHAT research or theory in a particularly interesting direction, 2) elaborates a concept or set of concepts in a particularly helpful way, or 3) provides links across research and practice that prove foundational. This award should be given to individuals who are at least 3 years past completion of the doctoral degree.

Rationale for Establishing the Award: Establishing this award will give recognition to the methods and topics of study of the younger generation of CHAT researchers.

Eligibility Criteria: This award should be given to individuals who are at least three years past completion of the doctoral degree. 

Nomination Process and Timeline: The candidate must be nominated by a member of the SIG and seconded by another member. The nominator (and/or seconder) should submit a copy of the piece of work to be considered along with a statement justifying the nomination. 

Composition of the Award Committee: A sub-committee of two members of the SIG Awards committee (comprised of SIG members) will be appointed by the SIG chair to review the material submitted with respect to all candidates. After the necessary deliberations, they should select the winner and send the information to the Awards committee in time for a plaque to be ready for presentation at the annual meeting.

Process of Appointment of Award Committee Members: The SIG Chair will appoint members of the Awards Committee.

Review/Selection Process and Timeline: An e-mail will be sent in November to all active members and lapsed members (who will be told that they cannot nominate until they rejoin) with a call to them to nominate someone to receive this award. A reminder call for nominations e-mail will be sent in December, with nominations closed by December 20. The committee will make its selection by January 20.

Selection Criteria: Awardee should have contributed a piece of work such as a book chapter, research article or monograph, that moves CHAT research or theory in a particularly interesting direction, elaborates a concept or set of concepts in a particularly helpful way, and/or provides links across research and practice that prove foundational.

Form of Recognition: A plaque with an inscription, a presentation at the SIG Business meeting at AERA. The winner(s) will give an invited talk at a SIG-sponsored session of the next AERA Annual Meeting. 

Form of Announcement: Announcement of the Awardee will be made through email to SIG members, on the SIG Facebook page, and at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting.

Frequency of Conferral of the Award: Every other year

 

 

Lifetime Contribution to Cultural-Historical Research Award

Description of the Award: The Lifetime Contribution to Cultural-Historical Research Award acknowledges the contribution of one person, over the course of his/her career, to the Cultural-Historical Research field as reflected in foundational books, series of publications, lectures, conference presentations, grants, speeches, and important engagement with the field broadly speaking including outreach and service.

Rationale for Establishing the Award: To give recognition to the contributions made to educational research by the Cultural-Historical Research orientation.

Eligibility Criteria: Anyone who fits the above definition.

Nomination Process and Timeline: The candidate must be nominated by a member of the SIG. An e-mail will be sent in November via the SIG listserv calling for nominations. A reminder will be sent in December, with nominations closed by December 10. Nomination packets should include a letter of nomination and a copy of the candidate’s c.v. All nominations should be submitted electronically.

Composition of the Award Committee: SIG Officers and ad hoc SIG members appointed by the SIG Chair.

Process of Appointment of Award Committee Members: The SIG Chair will appoint members of the Awards Committee from the pool of officers and ad hoc members.

Review and Selection Process and Timeline: The committee will make its selection by February 1.

Selection Criteria: The career body of work of a nominee will be evaluated according to its impact as measured by volume and influence of foundational books, series of publications, lectures, conference presentations, grants, speeches, and important engagement with the field broadly speaking including outreach and service, and impact on educational practice.

Form of Recognition: A plaque with an inscription will be awarded. The winner will give an invited talk in the SIG’s annual meeting program at the following year’s AERA meeting. 

Frequency of Conferral of the Award: When worthy recipients are identified, no more than once annually.

 

Graduate Student Award 

Description of the Award: The Graduate Student Award recognizes an outstanding work of original and independent research produced by a graduate student, either as doctoral research or pre-doctoral research.

Rationale for Establishing the Award: Establishing this award will give recognition to the methods and topics of study graduate students who work in the CHAT field.

Eligibility Criteria: Nominees must be enrolled in a university doctoral program.

Nomination Process and Timeline: The nominator must be a member of the CH SIG and must submit a brief statement justifying the nomination, along with electronic contact information for the nominee. Upon receipt of the nomination, the Chair of the Awards Committee will request an abstract from the nominee. The nominee should submit an abstract of 1000 words or fewer of the work to be considered. Depending on the number of nominations, a sub-set of 3 nominees may be asked to submit a paper of no more than 5000 words that will be submitted for the committee’s final selection.

Composition of the Awards Committee: A sub-committee of the Awards committee (comprised of SIG members) will be appointed by the Chair and Awards Committee members to review the materials submitted with respect to all candidates. After the necessary deliberations, they will select a winner and send the information to the Awards committee in time for a plaque or other arrangement to be ready for presentation at the annual meeting.

Selection Criteria: The awardee will have created an outstanding work of original and independent research as either as doctoral research or pre-doctoral research.

Form of Recognition: The winner will be given a plaque with an inscription to be presented at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting and invited to make a presentation at a SIG-sponsored session of the annual meeting.

Frequency of Conferral of the Award:Yearly

  

 

 
 
SIG Purpose
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CH-R sig aera newsletter.pdfWelcome to the home page for the Cultural Historical Research SIG! You can find out more about what we do by taking a look at our most recent newsletters:

 
 
Message from SIG Chair
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Click the link below to read the call for submissions to the 2013 AERA Annual Meeting, from Program Co-Chairs Emily Duvall and Carrie Lobman.

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Key Initiatives
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