Events at the BLC


Lecture by Jim Cummins, March 19, 1999

Putting Language Proficiency in Its Place: The Status of Academic Language Proficiency in the Education of Bilingual Students by Jim Cummins, Professor, Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning, University of Toronto.

Colloquium: Technology, Language and Literacy

The purpose of this colloquium is to initiate a discussion on some of the issues raised by the use of computer technology for the development of literacy, be it in a first or in a second language. What kinds of formal and contextual constraints does the medium impose on the creation of texts? What kind […]

Lecture, January 30, 1998: James Lantoff

Two Language Acquisition Theories, Krashen’s i+1 and Vygotsky”s ZPD: Incommensurable Discourses, Incommensurable Theories by James Lantoff, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Cornell University.

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