News & Events
Invited Presentation by LLED PhD Student Kaye Hare, to House of Commons
March 23, 2017 | 3:49 pm
Kathleen (Kaye) Hare is a PhD student in the Department of Language and Literacy in the Faculty of Education. On Thursday, March 23rd Kathleen Hare will be giving an invited presentation to the House of Common’s Standing Committee on Health. The invited presentation is on Kaye’s Master’s research regarding the potential health effects of Internet […]
Dr. Jan Hare Named 2017 Women of Distinction Awards Nominee
March 22, 2017 | 4:55 pm
Dr. Jan Hare, Assoc. Dean, Indigenous Education and Professor, LLED, has been named as a nominee for the YWCA’s 2017 Women of Distinction Awards in the category of Education, Training & Development. The awards celebration will be held Monday, May 29 at the Vancouver Convention Centre: ywcawomenofdistinction.org
A UBC Innovation Snapshot: Be inspired by and connect with innovators at UBC
March 10, 2017 | 2:13 pm
Dr. Guofang Li's research on Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education was featured in a UBC Innovation snapshot.
“Children’s poetry: What is it, how do you get it done, and then what do you do with it?”
March 6, 2017 | 2:18 pm
All are welcome to a presentation by JonArno Lawson.
Writing & Scholarship Series – March 3, 2017
February 24, 2017 | 4:24 pm
Writing effective book reviews for publication Ryuko Kubota Writing a book review is a great way to start building your publication record. Yet, publishing a book review involves a specific procedure and textual expectations different from journal articles. This workshop will offer an overview of this specific genre and practical recommendations for successful writing of […]
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 […]
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 […]