News & Events
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 […]
Congratulations to Dr. Annette Henry!
August 16, 2016 | 12:45 pm
Dr. Annette Henry has taken up the appointment of David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education within the Faculty of Education, effective July 1st 2016, for a three-year term.
Understanding Academic Freedom from the African Perspective: The Case of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
July 13, 2016 | 9:49 am
Join us on July 19 as Demoze Degefa, Instructor and PhD candidate at the University of Ethiopia, speaks on academic freedom from the African perspective.
Giving good feedback on research writing: Supervisor and student perspectives
July 5, 2016 | 12:46 pm
Join us for a seminar with visiting academic, Dr. Susan Carter, on July 11, 3-4 p.m., to discuss giving good feedback on research writing.
Vancouver Summer Program 2016
July 4, 2016 | 2:30 pm
Vancouver Summer Program: Language Learning and Teaching in the World (Course A: Language Practices in Multilingual Contexts; Course B: Strategic Language Use in a Globalized World).
Multi-ethnicity and Multilingualism for Indigenous Language Teaching and Learning: The Case of Ethiopia
June 30, 2016 | 3:56 pm
Join us on July 12 as Dr. Haregewoin Fantahun Eshete, Assistant Professor at the University of Ethiopia, speaks on multi-ethnicity and multilingualism for Indigenous language teaching and learning.
Welcome Tokyo Teachers!
June 23, 2016 | 11:28 am
LLED welcomes 25 Tokyo secondary school teachers to a program aimed for developing pedagogical English proficiency, pedagogical expertise, and intercultural awareness. The program has been designed in close collaboration among ELI, LLED, and PDCE.