Fonds MG 337 - Don Cochrane fonds

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Don Cochrane fonds

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MG 337

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  • 1947-2005 (Creation)

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1.5 m of textual records

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Donald B. Cochrane was born on 23 March 1940. His first university degree was a B.A. (Honours), English and Philosophy from Queen's University in 1962. He subsequently earned a Teaching Certificate from Bishop's University in1963, an Academic Diploma in Philosophy and History of Education from Institute of Education University of London in 1966 and finally a M.A. in Philosophy of Education from the Institute of Education University of London in1967. He came to the University of Saskatchewan in 1980 and served as the Head of the Department of Educational Foundations three times from 1980 until 2005. His areas of specialization include ethics and education, education, wisdom, and nature and gay and lesbian issues in education. His many awards and honours include the C.A.F.E. Service Award for significant contributions to the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education in May of 2007, the Doug Wilson Award for significant contributions to improving the quality of life for gays and lesbians on the U of S campus in 2000 and the Distinguished Teacher Award, California State University Northridge in 1974.

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This fonds contains material related to the academic career of Don Cochrane. It includes university administrative and course material, files relating to the Breaking the Silence Conference, the Certificate in Ecological Education (CERTEE) and the Carlson Papers.

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