Master Teacher Award - Fall 2001
The University of Saskatchewan will honour excellence in teaching by presenting Professor Jack Hope with the Master Teacher Award.
The Master Teaching Award was established to emphasize the importance of teaching at the University of Saskatchewan by recognizing those faculty members who excel in teaching. The award is presented at Convocation and includes a $1000 prize.
Professor Hope is currently teaching Curriculum Studies in the College of Education. He has three degrees, all from the University of British Columbia, his B.Sc. in 1965, his M.A. in 1972 and his Ed.D. in Mathematics Education in 1984. Hope was appointed to the U of S faculty of the College of Education in 1972 and promoted to full professor in 1987.
Professor Hope served as Head of the Department of Curriculum Studies from 1987-91. His areas of research interest include mathematics education, early learning in mathematics, numeracy, number sense and mental calculation, and curriculum and teacher resource development. He teaches methods and content in the teaching of K-12 mathematics and has a special interest in teaching students in the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) and the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP).
The co-author of a number of textbooks for mathematics education, Professor Hope has also given over 200 presentations at conferences and in-service sessions since the late 1970s.