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CIDEC Seminar Series

Winter 2018 Seminar Series (Room 7-105) (Check back regularly for updates)

CIDE Seminar Series Schedule Winter 2018

January 23, 2018, 11:30-1:00 PM, Distinction, meritocracy and evaluation : three periods in the history of the secondary curriculum (1870-2015), Philippe Losego, Visiting Scholar CIDE


February 23, 2018, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, CIDEC Presents: Joseph P Farrell Student Research Symposium

9:00am-10:30am: Session 1 - Internationalizing Higher Education: Experiences in Pakistan, Kuwait and Vietnam [Chair: Carly Manion]

Understanding External Policy Influences in Pakistani Higher Education [Aamir Taiyeb, PhD Candidate, LHAE)

Higher Education Students' Experiences of Internationalization in Kuwait: The Case of Arab Open University [Amal Berrwin, PhD Candidate, CTL]

International Joint Universities: Towards New Models in Global Higher Education? Insights from Vietnam [Diane Simpson, PhD Student, LHAE]


10:45am-12:15pm: Session 2 – Issues of Relevance, Inclusivity and Indigenous Knowledges in Higher Education [Chair: Vandra Masemann]

The Liberal Arts Curriculum in China’s Christian Universities and Its Relevance to China’s Universities Today [Leping Mou, MA Student, LHAE]

Voices from Teachers: How Much Can Teachers of Japanese as a Second Language Learn from the Ontario Experience with TESOL? [Yoshie Tate, MEd Student, CTL]

Assessing the Ways Clinicians Working in Conflict-Affected Countries Integrate Indigenous Knowledges into their Practice of Social Work [Hoda Samater, PhD Student, SJE] No recording


1:15pm-2:45pm: Racism, Social Development, and Labour Market Opportunities for Immigrants: Perspectives from Canada and Nepal [Chair: Carly Manion]

Pedagogies of Archives: Tracing the (Re)production of Race and Racism in Canadian Archives [Muna-Udbi Abdulkadir Ali - PhD Candidate, CTL] No recording

Road Building: Social Relations, Learning, and Ideologies [Pushpa Hamal, PhD Candidate, LHAE]

Completing the Puzzle: Exploring the Factors behind Career-Compromise of South Asian Skilled Immigrant Women in Toronto [Rozalina Omar, PhD student, LHAE]


3:00pm-4:30pm: Session 4: Bilingualism, Active-Learning Pedagogies, and Politics of Second Language Teaching [Chair: Kathy Bickmore]

Korean-Canadian Children’s Bilingual Development Through a Church-Based Korean Language School [Soon Young Jang, PhD Candidate, CTL]

The Commodification of English as Development: An Examination of Short-Term English Language Teaching Voluntourism Organizations [Melissa Beauregard, MA Student, CTL]

Innovative Pedagogies: Active-Learning Pedagogies in Northern, Rural Tanzania [Munira Tayabali, MA Student, CTL]


March 2, 2018,  3:00-4:30 pm, Comparative Approaches to Space, Place and Ecology of Language and Literacies: Educational Quality in Complex Multilingual Contexts, Stephen Bahry, PhD, OISE, CIDE Visiting Scholar


March 5, 2018 11:30-1:00 pm CIHE/CIDE Joint Seminar, Room 7-105

March 8, 2018, 11:30-1:00 pm, "Social Justice through Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Insights from World Case Studies.” Annette Ford, Leping Mou, Saewan Koh, Aiman Jafar, Leesa Wheelahan, and Gavin Moodie.


April 11, 2018, 11:30-1:00 pm Aaron Benavot, School of Education, SUNY Will global learning metrics solve the 'global learning crisis'? Historical debates, current proposals, possible consequences.


May 3, 2018, 11:30-1:00 pm, Inclusion through Access to Higher Education: Exploring the dynamics between access to higher education, immigration and languages (TBC), Marie Agnes Detourbe, MCF d'anglais Laboratoire Culture Education Sociétés, Toulouse

May 8, 2018, 4:30-6:00 pm, TOPIC TBA, Yishin Khoo, Diane Barbaric (TBC)

May 15, 2018 4:30-6:00 pm, Peacemaking, Citizenship and  Schooling,Kathy Bickmore, Angella Guerra, et al

May 25, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm, Multilingualism in Education in China, Bob Adamson, Chair Professor of Curriculum Reform, Education University Hong Kong

June 6, 2018, 11:30-1:00 pm, Access to Higher Education and degrees as an instrument of social organisations: from historical roots to contemporary roles, Gaële Goastellec, Maître d'enseignement et de recherché, university of Lausanne

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