2012 Seminars

Out of the Shadows:
Policy Formulation Processes for the “Other” BC  Postsecondary Sectors

Thursday, November 22 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | UBC Ponderosa H 123 – 2074 Lower Mall
Bob Cowin, Director, Institutional Research and Planning, Douglas College;
PhD student, Educational Studies

Is Canada Competitive? The Case for National Cooperation in Higher Education
November 15 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | UBC Ponderosa H 123, 2074 Lower Mall
Matthew Duguay, MA Student in the Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

More Than Just a Course
Tracking the Non-Traditional Outcomes of Adult Learning – an Irish Case Study

November 1 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | UBC Ponderosa H 123, 2074 Lower Mall
Natasha Bailey, Adult Educator and Researcher

Academic Career Trajectories in Europe and North America:
Tenure Track in Decline or on the Rise?

October 11 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | UBC Ponderosa H 123, 2074 Lower Mall
Hans Pechar, University of Klagenfurt, Vienna, Austria

Parity for all in Tertiary Education: Aspiration and Expectation in New Zealand
September 20 | 11:00 am – 12:15 pm | UBC Ponderosa H 123, 2074 Lower Mall
Dr Airini, School of Critical Studies in Education, Faculty of Education, The University of Auckland

Structural Failure: the Collapse of Apprenticeship and the Privatization of Vocational Training in British Columbia, 1935-2011
March 13
John Meredith, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Studies, UBC

Knowledge Migration and Language Education Policy in Canada: An Analysis of Social Relations and Text-Mediated Knowing
February 28
Tara Gibb, Doctoral Candidate/Research Assistant, EDST, UBC

Navigating BC’s Post-Secondary System in 2012
February 14
Rob Fleming, Executive Director, BC Council on Admissions and Transfer

Constructing an Adult Literacy Agenda: the Impact of IALS in Canada
January 24
Kjell Rubenson, EDST/Co-Director CHET, UBC
Judith Walker, Postdoctoral Fellow, UBC

Copyright and the Classroom: Understanding Appropriate Use of Copyrighted Material
January 10
Joy Kirchner, Scholarly Communications Coordinator, UBC

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