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Professor Tobin White Honored for Early Career Excellence
March 2012

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has given Assistant Professor Tobin White its 2012 Jan Hawkins Award for Early Career Contributions to Humanistic Research & Scholarship in Learning Technologies. The award will be presented at the AERA’s annual conference in April. White will give the annual Jan Hawkins address at AERA’s Conference in San Francisco in 2013.

Jan Hawkins (1952-1999) was a developmental psychologist with a cognitive, cultural, and social-interactionist orientation, and was well known for her respectful, humanistic conceptions of appropriate roles for using technology in K-12 learning environments. She was also exemplary in her nurturing of young research scholars in learning technologies, and has been a model for them through her research and leadership.

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