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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.


April 25, 2018, 4:30-6:00 Why Do Institutions Matter for Equality? Individual-level Mechanisms of Educational Inequality in Comparative Perspective. Andrea Forster, PhD Student U of Amsterdam, Visiting Scholar CIDE


May 3, 2018, 11:30-1:00 pm, Scientific results and lessons learned from an international comparative higher education publication – Inclusion through Access to Higher Education. Exploring the Dynamics between Access to Higher Education, Immigration and Languages, Marie Agnes Detourbe, Senior Lecturer, INSA Toulouse and the Graduate School of Education (ESPE) of Toulouse, France


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 POSTPONED

May 9, 2018 3:30-5:00 pm CIDE/CSEP Seminar: The role of publicly subsidized private schools: What can we learn from the Colombian case? Claudia Diaz Rios, McMaster


May 25, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm, Multilingualism in Education in China, Bob Adamson, Chair Professor of Curriculum Reform, Education University Hong Kong (NO RECORDING)

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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