PhD student, Liz Chiang, receives the Government Scholarship to Study Abroad
March 19, 2013 | 6:11 am

Liz Chiang, currently in the third year of her PhD program, has just received the Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA) issued by Taiwan Ministry of Education. The award is $16,000 USD each year for two years. Liz is working with Ryuko Kubota, Ling Shi and Handel Wright.  Congratulations, Liz. We are so proud of […]
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Former LLED PhD student nominated for Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize
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Kari-Lynn Winters, who completed her PhD in LLED, has been nominated for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize for her book, Gift Days. Congratulations Kari-Lynn!
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Join us in the DLC for an afternoon seminar
March 14, 2013 | 3:00 pm

This Thursday, Mar 14, Liam Doherty will present a seminar titled “Corpus linguistics tools for research and the classroom.” Light snacks will be provided. All are welcome. View the flyer by clicking here. Date: Thu, 03/14/2013 – 15:00 – 16:00
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GCLR Open Access Web Seminar with Dr. Bonny Norton
March 10, 2013 | 4:00 pm

GCLR’s next web seminar features Dr. Bonny Norton from the University of British Columbia, Canada, who will speak to “Identity, Investment, and Multilingual Literacy (in a digital world)” on March 10, 2013; 7:00 p.m. USA (New York City Time Zone). Global Conversations in Literacy Research (GCLR) is a critical literacy project that is designed to provide free […]
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LLED Research Seminar
March 7, 2013 | 12:30 pm

A Legacy of Double Proposition: Current Issues in English Language Instruction in Malaysia Thursday, March 7, 12.30-1.30 Kuldip Kaur Karam Singh Professor, Open University Malaysia Fulbright Scholar, Penn State University Over the past few decades, teaching and learning English in Malaysian public schools has been profoundly impacted by shifts in language policy, changes in syllabi […]
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Dr. Mary Bryson awarded 2012 Significant Body of Work award
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Awarded by the Queer Studies Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, The Significant Body of Work award annually recognizes a renowned scholar in LGBT / queer studies for her or his contribution to the field, in terms of scholarly research and activism work for the LGBT / queer community. This is a […]
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Dr. Candace Galla awarded TLEF grant
March 6, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Congratulations to Dr. Candace Galla and her associates for being awarded a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) grant, for the project titled: Enhancing Indigenous Language and Culture Education across the Curriculum: Engagement of Students and Faculty through Multimedia Technology.
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Faculty of Education and LLED co-host Dr. Carl James for intimate Q&A
March 5, 2013 | 2:02 pm

On February 8th, the Faculty of Education and and Department of Language and Literacy Education co-hosted Dr. Carl James from York University, Toronto, Ontario, for an intimate discussion and Q&A session based on his book, Life at the Intersection, a study of schooling in the Jane-Finch community of Toronto. Thirty attendees participated in an animated discussion on race, equity, […]
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Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable
February 23, 2013 | 8:30 am

Illustrator’s Breakfast with Oliver Jeffers. For more information, click here. Date: Sat, 02/23/2013 – 08:30
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Carol L. Tilly – “Children, Comics, Critics, and a Researcher”
January 30, 2013 | 11:45 am

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Carol L. Tilly, Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as the next speaker in our 2012-13 Colloquium Series. She is speaking Wednesday, January 30, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the topic of “Children, Comics, Critics, and […]
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Equity in Education Reflections on Ontario’s Improvement Strategy
December 3, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Dr. Avis Glaze Ontario’s First Chief Student Achievement Officer & Founding CEO of the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat DLC (Digital Learning Centre), Room 103 Ponderosa Annex F Everyone is welcome! Date: Mon, 12/03/2012 – 12:00
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Linguistic Landscape of Vancouver
October 25, 2012 | 11:19 am

Listen to LLED faculty member Bonny Norton discuss her insights on recent census data to a CBC Radio interview with Mark Forsythe.
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