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Join us for BC TEAL’s 2017 Annual Conference and Anniversary Celebration at Vancouver Community College’s Broadway Campus, May 4th to 6th. We are thrilled to be celebrating our 50th anniversary, and look forward to having you join us for three days of professional development and celebration.
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Friday, May 5 • 9:30am - 10:15am
Zen and the Art of Culturally Appropriate Essay Writing

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In this session, international student-teachers will share with you hidden dimensions of their own international approaches to academic writing. As you'll discover in this session, there are techniques that instructors can use to leverage the cultural diversity found in their classrooms, turning potential writing 'problems' into academic solutions.

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Jason Brown

Lecturer, Thompson Rivers University
Jason Brown is a lecturer in the ESL Department at Thompson Rivers University. He has been teaching ESL/EFL since 1994 including eight years overseas teaching experience in Japan and India. 
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Ivy Pan

Thompson Rivers University
Ivy is currently teaching Manadarin while completing her TESL Practicum at Thompson Rivers University.  She has recently completed her M.Ed. degree in Canada and her bachelor's degree in New Zealand.
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Vera Wu

Thompson Rivers University
Vera currently works in the Writing Centre at Thompson Rivers University.  She has recently completed her M.Ed. and her TESL Certificate program including a teaching practicum at Thompson Rivers University.


Friday May 5, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1210 (Bldg B) VCC Broadway

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