GCLR: 2012 -2013 Web Seminar Series
This page houses information regarding web seminars presented during the 2012-2013 year. The talks are hyperlinked to our GCLR YouTube channel. Please email Dr. Peggy Albers (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish to be placed on the GCLR email mailing list when these web seminars are posted for access.
The GCLR team wants to thank all of you who participated in the 2012-2013 GCLR web seminars. The seminars had wonderful audience turnouts and our team appreciates your support of this project to engage global audiences in critical literacy discussions. The GCLR team also wants to thank our wonderful speakers whom we hosted this past year. Their presentations were thoughtful and scholarly, and offered audiences insights into literacy theory and practice.
Dr. Allan Luke, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; “Critical Literacy, School Improvement, and the Four Resources Model”; Presented on October 7, 2012; 7:00 p.m. USA
Dr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman, University of Texas at Brownsville, USA; “Academic Language for English Language Learners”; Presented on November 4, 7:00 p.m. USA
Dr. Julia Davies, University of Sheffield, UK; “(Im)Material girls living in (im)material worlds: Identity curation through time and space“; January 20, 2013; 3:00 p.m. USA
Dr. Patricia Edwards, Michigan State University, USA and Dr.Susan Piazza, Western Michigan University, USA; “The Impact of Family on Literacy Development: Convergence, Controversy, and Instructional Implications”; February 17, 2013; 7:00 p.m. USA.
Dr. Bonny Norton, University of British Columbia, Canada; “Identity, Investment, and Multilingual Literacy (in a digital world)”; March 10, 2013; 7:00 p.m. USA (New York Time Zone).
Dr. Patrick Shannon, Penn State University, USA; “A Closer Reading of The Common Core: Reading Wide Awake”; April 14 , 2013; 7:00 p.m. USA (New York Time Zone)