2013 Seminars

Post-secondary Internationalization and Hyper-diverse City Contexts
Wednesday, November 20 | Ponderosa G Lounge – 2044 Lower Mall
Bill Radford, Vice President – Access and Strategic Development, Vancouver Community College
RSVP

Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the International OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)
Wednesday, November 6 | Ponderosa G Lounge – 2044 Lower Mall
Kjell Rubenson, Professor, Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Studies, and Co‑Director, CHET, UBC

Policy, what Policy? Considering the University in the Twenty-first Century
Wednesday, October 16 | Ponderosa G Lounge – 2044 Lower Mall
Ronald Barnett, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, Institute of Education, University of London

Complicating the Entrepreneurial Self:
Professional Chinese Immigrant Women Negotiating Occupations in Canada
Wednesday, April 10 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | West Mall Annex 216 – 1933 West Mall
Hongxia Shan, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Studies

Using ‘Practice Theory’ to Understand Online Teaching in Higher Education
Wednesday, March 13 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | West Mall Annex 216 – 1933 West Mall
Karin Bolldén, PhD Student, Educational Research, Department of Education and Adult Learning, Linköping University, Sweden

Knowledge Democracy and Social Responsibility in Higher Education
Friday, March 8 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm | West Mall Annex 216 – 1933 West Mall
Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Co‑Director of UNESCO Chair on Community-based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

The Accidental Polytechnic University
Wednesday, February 27 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | West Mall Annex 110 – 1933 West Mall
Alan Davis, President and Vice Chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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