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Writing & Scholarship Series 2017
January 17, 2017 | 3:01 pm
1. January 13 Ling Shi and Wendy Traas Citation practices, citation management This session addresses two important topics in academic practice: paraphrasing and citation management. In the first part of the session, Dr. Shi will use writing samples from graduate students across disciplines to help participants understand that paraphrasing is a process of smoothly integrating […]
Welcome, Dr. Dawn Allen!
December 14, 2016 | 11:41 am
Dawn's teaching experience includes work as a TESL specialist in California, France, and Mexico, and as an instructor in the teacher education program at McGill University. She is currently teaching part-time in our B.Ed program.
Bringing reality to the classroom: Exercises in intertextuality
October 26, 2016 | 9:09 am
Dr. Stephen Bremner is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong, where he teaches courses relating to workplace communication.
Writing & Scholarship Series – 2017
October 25, 2016 | 1:54 pm
Exploring diverse possibilities for writing in arts-based research George Belliveau, Carl Leggo, and Kedrick James Friday, November 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ponderosa Commons – Multipurpose Room (2012) While much academic writing has privileged the expository essay, there are many diverse ways to write. In the past few decades many scholars have explored […]
The Writing & Scholarship Series – Academic writing: Process, conventions, and strategies
October 12, 2016 | 2:51 pm
The first talk in The Writing & Scholarship Series will be led by LLED's Department Head, Dr. Anthony Paré. The session is suitable for all graduate students. Join us!
The Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age
October 11, 2016 | 10:45 am
This presentation draws on a year – long ethnography into the ‘learning lives’ of 13-14 year olds in London published as The Class Living and learning in the Digital Age by Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green (New York University Press 2016).
Congratulations Dr. Bonny Norton!
September 13, 2016 | 12:03 pm
Dr. Bonny Norton has been granted the highest honour a Canadian scholar in the arts, humanities and sciences can achieve in Canada!
Elusive Inclusion: Public Libraries Serving Families of Children with Disabilities
August 29, 2016 | 2:14 pm
Jo Kaeding and Tess Prendergast invite you to a short presentation about their doctoral studies that both explore inclusion of children with disabilities in public libraries.
Video – The African Storybook in Global Perspective: Children’s Literacy and Teacher Identity
August 23, 2016 | 4:43 pm
The African Storybook (ASb) is a ground-breaking South African initiative, begun in 2013, which promotes early literacy for African children through a powerful interactive website (africanstorybook.org/). There are currently over 500 unique stories in over 60 African languages, as well as English, French, and Portuguese, which can be downloaded, translated, and adapted for use. Espen […]