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UBC non-credit course, "How Language Works: Success in Literacy and Learning."

22-Nov-2015 

UBC Faculty of Education is offering a non-credit professional development course titled How Language Works: Success in Literacy and Learning. This course is for educators seeking to extend their prior understandings of language and literacy, including how to apply this knowledge in the classroom. 

 
How Language Works: Success in literacy and learning is a course for educators seeking to extend their prior understandings of language and literacy, including how to apply this knowledge in the classroom. It does this in a systematic way by providing a framework or model for looking at how the English language works to make meaning, particularly within schooling contexts. This is a comprehensive and innovative professional learning program for educators based in a theory of system functional linguistics.Participants will receive an internationally recognized certificate issued by the Department of Education and Child Development South Australia, upon successful completion of this non-credit professional development program.

FORMAT: The course is delivered over 10 modules, each model is a 3-hour session.
REQUIREMENT: Participants must attend nine out of ten sessions and complete between module activities to receive certification.

INSTRUCTOR: Cathy Humphries | Educational Consultant, Licensed Tutor: How Language Works

TIMES: 10 Thursdays | 4:00-7:00pm
DATES: February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 31, April 7, 14, 21.
LOCATION: BURNABY SCHOOL DISTRICT | Venue to be announced.

REGISTRATION: Register online by January 4, 2016

pdce.educ.ubc.ca/LanguageSuccess