Monthly Archives: August 2017

Professor Heather Lotherington publishes new book on multimodal teaching

A new book co-edited by professor Heather Lotherington examines multimodal approaches to teaching.  Teaching Young Learners in a Superdiverse World: Multimodal Approaches and Perspectives, documents a collaborative action research project in one school where researchers and practitioners worked together to develop multimodal literacies and pedagogies for diverse, multilingual elementary classrooms. Following chronologically from Lotherington’s Pedagogy […]

York U report suggests race-related data collection could enhance student success

Student demographic data collected by the Ontario Ministry of Education should be leveraged to enhance student success through equity measures, a new report out of York University suggests. The report, commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Education and co-authored by York University Faculty of Education Professor Carl James, recommends that race-related data be collected and used […]

Professor Qiang Zha delivers keynote at conference in China

From late May to mid-June, Professor Qiang Zha travelled to Mainland China, where he visited Tianjin University, Peking University, Anhui University, Anhui Normal University, and Fudan University. In Tianjin University, China’s first modern institution of higher learning (founded in 1895), professor Zha was engaged as a Distinguished Research Fellow in its Institute of University Culture […]

Graduate Student Profile - Hawa Sabriye

Second year MEd student Hawa Sabriye’s diverse research interests include Education in emergencies; Afrocentric education; diasporic histories and environmental & sustainability education. One of the highlights of Hawa’s time in the program thus far has been the opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant for the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) Project in Dadaab, […]