Recorded Conference Presentations

Early, M., Kendrick, M., Blanch, D., & Ferreira, J. (July 13, 2022). Promising Literacies Pedagogical Practices with Children From Refugee Backgrounds. Sociolinguistics Symposium 24. Ghent, Belgium.
Kendrick, M., Early, M. , & Zelada, D. (2021, March). Multimodal storytelling: Pedagogies of possibility for refugee background youth. Symposium ‘Networks of multiliteracies: transnational dialogues on pedagogies of possibility’. American Applied Linguistics Association (AAAL) Virtual Conference.
Early, M., & Kendrick (2021, August). Lessons learned from mainstream teachers working with refugee background students. AILA Symposium ‘ReN: New dynamics for new cultural, linguistic and digital realities: Adapting mainstream learning environments to and for migrant learners.” Taylor Virtual Conference. Groningen, Netherlands.
Ferreira, J.; Panangamu, S.; Fay, A. (October, 2020). Educare: The Fundamentals of Caring in a Multicultural Classroom. Keynote Presentation at VI EPPI – Encontro Paraibano de Professores de Ingles (Joao Pessoa, Brazil).

Knowledge Mobilization

Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2022, July). Literacies education of children and youth refugees in Canadian schools: Learning needs and challenges. Sociolinguistics 24 Conference, Ghent, Belgium. 

Michalovich, A. (2022, May)Engaging youth from refugee backgrounds in language and literacy learning through digital multimodal composing: Teachers’ perspectives. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (CAAL/ACLA) annual conference (online), *Winner of the Graduate Student Award (PhD)

Michalovich, A. (2022, April)The social drama of digital multimodal composing: A case study with newcomer students. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Online / San Diego, CA, USA.

Early, M. & Kendrick, M. (2022, April)Three critical lessons learned: Empowering responses from educators working with refugee background students. AERA 2022 Conference. San Diego, California.

Michalovich, A. (2021, December)The affordances of in-school video production for a late-to-literacy refugee-background learner: A longitudinal, ethnographic case study. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Online / Atlanta, GA, USA.

Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2021, August). Digital stories as pedagogic possibility: Refugee background youth realizing literacies in and across geopolitical, social, emotional, and semiotic borders. AILA Symposium ‘Fluidity and Fixity: Standards, networks and situated complexity in language and literacy practices’ (Krause & Prinsloo) Groningen, Netherlands. International. Virtual Conference

Michalovich, A. (2021, August). “Digital multimodal composing in popular new media genres: Possibilities for second/additional language learning”. 2021 International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) World Congress, Online / University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Michalovich, A., Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2021, April). Refugee-background youth  repositioning their identities through reaction videos. AERA Virtual Conference.

Ferreira, J. (March, 2021). Migrant and Refugee-Background Children at Play: Sewing Threads of Identities and Citizenship. Presentation at the Rosa Bruno-Jofre Symposium in Education 2021 Virtual Conference. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Michalovich, A. (2021, March). Unpacking difference in multimodal composition processes of newcomer youth: A multiple case study. Part of the colloquium “Networks of Multiliteracies: Transnational dialogues on pedagogies of possibility”. 2021 virtual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL).

Early, M. & Kendrick, M. (2019, June). Language and Literacy Education of Youth Refugees in Canadian Schools: An Emerging Framework of Learning Needs and Challenges. ACLA/ CAAL Symposium Transnational/transitional linguistic ecologies: Teaching and learning with children + youth from refugee backgrounds. UBC Vancouver, Canada.

Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2019, June). Language and Literacy Learning Among Youth Background Refugees in Canadian Classrooms: Pedagogical Considerations.  SSHRC Connection Grant awarded to Drs. Li, Anderson, Hare and McTavish. Supporting Teachers to Work with Culturally, Linguistically, and Racially Diverse Students, Families, and Communities : A Two-Day International Symposium. UBC Vancouver, Canada.

Michalovich, A. (2019, June). Engaging cultural and linguistic diversity through multimodal metaphor inquiry. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (CAAL/ACLA) annual conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2019, April). Language and literacy learning among refugee background youth in Canadian classrooms. SSHRC funded: Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) conference: CAN-Germany Workshop on the Integration of Refugees. University of Toronto, Toronto. 

Kendrick, M. & Early, M. (2018, June). Language and Literacy Learning Among Refugee Background Youth in Canadian Secondary School Classrooms. Sociolinguistics Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

This website showcases a research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Insight Grant no. 435–2017-0338). The study has been reviewed by the UBC Behavioral Research Ethics Board (Certificate no. H17-01074), and the procedures were found to be acceptable on ethical grounds for research involving human subjects.

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