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Additional Qualifications Online Application System

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Shijing Xu’s dissertation, In Search of Home on Landscapes in Transition: Narratives of Newcomer Families’ Cross-Cultural Schooling Experience, won the 2007 Narrative and Research in Education Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Outstanding Dissertation Award, presented at AERA’s annual meetings in Chicago. She was also the winner of the 2007 Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies Outstanding Dissertation Award, presented at the annual CSSE meetings in Saskatoon, and the 2007 American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC) Distinguished Dissertation in Curriculum Award, presented at the annual meetings in October.  Her Committee Members were Michael Connelly (chair), Ruth Hayhoe, Jim Cummins, and Antoinette Gage. With Dianne Stevens, Dr. Xu won AERA’s 2005 Wholistic Education SIG Outstanding Research Paper Award. She is a former winner of the Beijing Education Committee’s 1996 Outstanding Young Teacher in Beijing Award, and several other awards for excellent teaching in China. She was Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Science and Technology Beijing. She is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Windsor, and Research Associate, National Research Center for Foreign Language Education, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China. Her current research is on the reciprocal adaptation and learning of newcomers and the Canadian society. She is concerned about international and intercultural communication of values in education.