The Eighth International

Dimotiko Skolio of Spetses

4-8 July 2001


Learning Conference 2001

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Keynote Speakers

Warren Crichlow,
Professor of Education, York University, Toronto, Canada (link)
Jim Cummins,
Professor of Curriculum and Teaching, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Canada
Biographical Statement
Bessie Dendrinos,
Professor of Sociology of Language and Foreign Language Education,
Department of English Language and Literature, National and
Kapodistrian University of Athens
The Marketisation of Counterdiscourses of English as a Global(ising) Language
James Paul Gee,
Tashia Morgridge Chair in Reading, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA (link)
Kris Gutierrez,
Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California Los Angeles, California, USA
Backlash Pedagogy and the Politics of Literacy Reform
Mary Kalantzis,
Dean, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (link)
Vasilis Koulaidis,
Professor of Natural Science, Department of Primary Education University of Patras, and Vice President of the Center for Educational Research
Towards a Framework for School Textbook Analysis
Gunther Kress,
Professor of Education, Institute of Education, University of London, UK (link)
Donaldo Macedo,
Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
The Ideological Construction of Language and Culture
Sarah Michaels,
Professor of Education, Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education, Clark University, Massachusetts, USA
Richard Sohmer
"A Page So Big No One Can Fall Off": Intersubjectivity and Apprenticeship in an After-School Science Program for At-Risk Middle School Students
Martin Nakata,
Director of the Aboriginal Research Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia (link)
Denise Newfield,
Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (link)
Ambigapathy Pandian,
Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
New Literacies for New Persons in the New Times
Pippa Stein,
Department of Applied English Language Studies, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (link)

George Tsiakalos,
Professor of Education, Department of Primary Education Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
The Promise of Pedagogy



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