2011 Seminars

Women and Higher Education in Iran: Negotiating Between Modernity and Tradition
December 29
Professor Goli Rezai-Rashti, University of Western Ontario.

The Universities Without Walls HIV Health Training Program
November 29
Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Project Manager, Universities Without Walls, and Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto

Education at a Glance: Highlights and Critical Perspectives
November 22
Dwayne Cover, PhD student, UBC and André Mazawi, EDST Professor, UBC

The Impact of Attitudes, Motives and Constraints on Employment-related Further Education and Training
November 8
Judith OfferhausBremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Jacobs university, Bremen, Germany

Interview with Dr. Paul Cappon: The Future of Learning in Canada
October 28
Paul Cappon, Canada Council on Learning (CCL)

The Knowledge Based Economy as a Guide for Higher Education Reform
October 18
Carrie Hunter, Graduate Student and the Peer Advisor in Educational Studies, UBC

The Humboldt Myth and the Bologna Process 
September 6
Video –  Professor Hans Pechar, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (IFF), University of Klagenfurt, Vienna, Austria

From Placid to Turbulent: Higher Education Turns Strategic
August 16
Professor Michael Buzzelli, Canadian Policy Network, University of Western Ontario

Using Critical GIS as Part of a Lefebvrian Spatial Analysis of Professional Practice
April 5
Charles Sturt, Ph.D. Candidate Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education, Australia

Educational Attainment, Homogamy, and the Current Financial Crisis 
March 2
Dr. Lesley Andres, Educational Studies, UBC

Can’t Love and Can’t Leave: Teachers’ Unions and Governments
March 16
Professor Nina Bascia, Director, Collaborative Program in Educational Policy (CEPP), Theory and Policy Studies Department, OISE/University of Toronto

Provosts as Key Decision-Makers in the Contemporary U.S. University: Toward a Theory of Institutional Change
March 10
Video – Presentation: Professor Nelly P. Stromquist, College of Education, University of Maryland
Video – Discussions: Ross Paul, Adjunct Professor, CHET; former President, University of Windsor

A Right Can of Worms! Asking Canadian Faculty about their Biggest Challenges
March 8
Dr. Amy Scott and Iain Snee, Educational Studies, UBC

The Introduction of a Teaching Professor Stream: Valuing Teaching or Economic Efficiency?
February 22
Video – PresentationDr. Daniel Pratt & Dr. Kjell Rubenson, Educational Studies, UBC
Video  Discussions

Moral Education in the Academy: “You Can’t Get There From Here”
February 1
Dr. Daniel Vokey, Educational Studies, UBC

Community Engagement and Service as Mission of Universities?
January 11
Hans G. Schuetze, Professor Emeritus, EDST, University of British Columbia

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