Language and Literacy Education
Doctor of Philosophy
The Department of Language and Literacy Education is a community of educators committed to social justice in scholarship, teaching, and service. We are interested in the many ways that humans make meaning through language and other symbolic resources. In our courses and our research, we see language and literacy as activities that make consensus possible, but that may also lead to inequity and injustice. In addition, conscious of ever-changing technologies for knowledge mobilization and the need for multiple and malleable literacies, we study and teach communication as a multimodal activity.
|Anderson, Jim||Children and youth, cross-cultural education, early childhood, languages and literary education, linguistic minorities education, literacy, sociological issues, writing and reading|
|Asselin, Marlene||Language Acquisition and Development, International Development, Cultural Institutions (Museums, Libraries, etc.), early literacy, literacy and international development, libraries and education|
|Belliveau, George||Theatre, Arts-based research|
|Bournot-Trites, Monique||Bilingualism and Multilingualism, Teaching and Learning Systems, Bilingualism, French immersion, Language Assessment, Intercultural communication, Reading|
|Bryson, Mary||technology, media, cultural studies, gender, queer theory, deviance studies, post-colonial pedagogies, Sociology, Women's Studies, Education, media and gender, media and education|
|Corella Morales, Meghan|
|Dobson, Teresa||Curriculum studies, digital culture, media, technology|
|Duff, Patricia||applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, multilingualism and work, sociocultural and sociopolitical aspects of languages in education, Adolescent issues, adult education issues, English and French as second languages, international perspecives|
|Early, Margaret||Adolescent issues, English as a second Language, language education, literacy, teacher research|
|Galla, Candace||what types of technology initiatives (low-, mid-, or high) Indigenous language communities are using to revitalize, maintain, and promote their language|
|Gunderson, Lee Paul||ESL, multiculturalism|
|Hare, Jan||Aboriginal youth mobility, Aboriginal family and community perspectives on early literacy, literature, identity construction and urban Aboriginal youth, Cultural studies, early childhood, first nations education|
|Henry, Annette||race, language, culture in education; equity and diversity, Cross-cultural education, feminist studies, gender, international perspectives, multiculturalism, policy studies|
|Kendrick, Maureen||literacy, digital literacy, Children and youth, ESL, international perspectives|
|Kubota, Ryuko||Language Rights and Policies, language education, multicultural education, culture and language, race and language teaching, language ideologies, critical applied linguistics|
|Li, Guofang||longitudinal studies of immigrant children|
|Norton, Bonny||education, ESL, international perspectives, literacy, teacher research|
|Pare, Anthony||Language Education, Literacy, Literary Education, Multiple and New Literacies, Multiple Literacies, Writing and Reading|
|Rogers, Theresa||Educational Approaches, Education, Literacy, Youth Studies, Children's and Adolescent Literature, Digital Literacies|
|Shi, Ling||ESL, language education, writing and reading|
|Talmy, Steven||Bilingualism and Multilingualism, Language Acquisition and Development, Teacher Education, English language learners (K-12), Language ideology, Critical applied linguistics, Linguistic racism, Linguicism|
|Tierney, Robert||Education, Literacy education, Educational assessment, Learning technologies, Teacher education, Asia/Pacific, cross-cultural education, media, technology|
|Zappa, Sandra||academic discourse socialization of (international) English language learners in higher education, examining the literacy socialization trajectories and the role their individual networks of practice (INoPs, a concept I coined) in becoming aware of the host culture values and expectations; projects examining the intercultural competence development of foreign language teachers studying abroad; foreign language-learning through peer exchange programs; academic English coaching for university-level English language learners; collaboration between language and subject specialists; and student perceptions of academic English language development in CBI courses.|
The Office of Research in Education is presenting a graduate student Tri-Agency information session on October 10, 2019, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at Room 2012 at Ponderosa Commons Oak House (6445 University Boulevard). Hosted by Dr. Jenna Shapka, Director of Graduate Studies, the workshop will provide...
Congratulations to Simangele Mabena on being awarded the SSHRC CGSD (Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral)! Simangele Mabena – PhD in LLED, Supervisors: Dr. George Belliveau and Dr. Maureen Kendrick Congratulations, Simangele! Learn more about the award here.
Date and Time: November 7, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Venue: Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, UBC Longhouse, 1985 West Mall, UBC Vancouver Campus Light refreshments will be served. Screening of “Sgaawaay K’uuna – Edge of the Knife” Presented by the Department of Language &...
Kyle Stooshnov will have a dissertation defence at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Room 0110 of UBC Studios, University Services Building (2329 West Mall). All are welcome to attend. Supervisory Committee: Dr. George Belliveau (LLED), Dr. Kedrick James (LLED), Dr. Stephen Petrina (EDCP...