News & Events

March 14, 2013
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

March 10, 2013
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 […]

March 7, 2013
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 […]

March 7, 2013
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 […]

March 6, 2013
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.

March 5, 2013
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, […]

February 23, 2013
Illustrator’s Breakfast with Oliver Jeffers. For more information, click here. Date: Sat, 02/23/2013 – 08:30

January 30, 2013
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 […]

December 3, 2012
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

October 25, 2012
Listen to LLED faculty member Bonny Norton discuss her insights on recent census data to a CBC Radio interview with Mark Forsythe.