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Jennifer Morton wins inaugural Scheffler Prize for insights into student and teacher behaviors

Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Linda Nuoffer
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Jennifer MortonThe American Philosophical Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Morton (City College of New York) has been selected as the winner of the inaugural Israel Scheffler Prize in Philosophy of Education for her connected set of papers, “The Non-Cognitive Challenge to a Liberal Egalitarian Education,” “Cultural Code-Switching: Straddling the Achievement Gap,” “Molding Conscientious, Hard-Working, and Perseverant Students,” “Unequal Classrooms: Higher Education and Online Learning,” and “The Educator's Dual Role: Expressing Ideals While Educating in Non-Ideal Conditions.”

The Israel Scheffler Prize in Philosophy of Education, in memory of Israel Scheffler, is awarded every third year for either a book or a connected set of three or more papers on a topic in philosophy of education, broadly construed.

Morton will receive the $1,000 award at the 2018 Eastern Division meeting in Savannah, GA.

For more information on this prize, visit the Israel Scheffler Prize in Philosophy of Education page.


D. Brad Leath says...
Posted Saturday, November 11, 2017
Congratulations Dr. Morton. Well deserved, I'm sure. I look forward to reading your work, especially the comparison piece involving online learning environments. Whomever may follow you in receiving this honor, no one else will ever be the first.

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