- Social Sciences
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Professor of Multilingual Education
Visiting Professor, King's College
Visiting Professor, King's College
University of Toronto
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
(1983 - 1989)
(1982 - 1983)
(1976 - 1977)
University of New Brunswick
(1969 - 1973)
(2008 - Present)
Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg
(May 2011 - Jun 2011)
(1999 - 2008)
Lecturer in Linguistics
(1996 - 1999)
Language and Society Centre, Monash University
(1997 - 1999)
Senior Lecturer in Education
University of the South Pacific
(1992 - 1996)
Lecturer in Education
University of the South Pacific
(1989 - 1992)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) (2008 - 2012)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) (2005 - 2008)
- Language Australia (1998 - 1999)
- Language Australia (1997 - 1998)
- National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia (1996 - 1997)
- People for Education Researcher of the month (Feb 2012 - May 2012)
- Toronto District School Board Award for program/project excellence (2010 - 2010)
- York University Merit Award (received annually) (2003 - 2011)
- Visiting Scholar, King's College, University of London (Sep 2009 - Jan 2010)
- Visiting Professor, King's College, University of London (Jan 2013 - Apr 2013)
- American Association of Applied Linguistics (1999 - Present)
- Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (1999 - Present)
- International Reading Assocation (1999 - Present)
- The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (1999 - Present)
- Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (1999 - Present)
Scholarly books and monographs
Lotherington, H. (2011). Pedagogy of multiliteracies: Rewriting Goldilocks. New York, N.Y: Routledge.
Lotherington, H. (2000). What’s bilingual education all about? A guide to language learning in today’s schools. Melbourne: Language Australia.
Lotherington, H., & Jenson, J. (Eds.). (in progress). Playing in the digital sandbox: New literacies at elementary school.
Lotherington, H. (Ed.) (2009). Digilit@York. e-Learning, 6 (3). (monograph)
Lotherington, H. & Dagenais, D. (Eds.) (2008). Canadian Modern Language Review Special Issue: Multilingual Literacies, 65 (1). (monograph)
Lotherington, H. & Benton, R. (Eds.) (2005). International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Special issue: Pacific Sociolinguistics, 172. (monograph)
Chapters in books
Lotherington, H., & Sinitskaya Ronda, N. (in progress). Remediating communicative competence in the multimedia ELT classroom. In Jia Li (Ed.) Video digital media in the TESOL classroom. TESOL.
Lotherington, H. & Paige, C. (under review). Action research as professional development: Developing a learning community to teach multimodal literacies. What works? Research into Practice. Toronto: Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat.
Lotherington, H. & Sinitskaya Ronda, N. (in press). Classroom multiliteracies: Uncharted challenges in language assessment. In C. Leung & B. Street (Eds.), English – a changing medium for education. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Lotherington, H. (2011). Digital Narratives, cultural inclusion and educational possibility: Going new places with old stories in elementary school (pp. 254-276). In R. Page & B. Thomas (Eds.), New narratives: Stories and storytelling in the digital age. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
Lotherington, H. (2009). Developing agency and voice with multicultural children: Radically rewritten traditional tales at Joyce Public School. In D. Booth, C. Jupiter & S. Stagg Peterson (Eds.) Books, Media, and the Internet: Children's Literature for Today's Classrooms (pp. 97-105). Portage and Main.
Lotherington, H., Neville-Verardi, D., & Sinitskaya Ronda, N. (2009). English in cyberspace: Negotiating hypertext literacies. In L.B. Abraham & L. Williams (Eds.), Electronic discourse in language learning and language teaching (pp. 11-41). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Lotherington, H. (2008). Digital epistemologies and classroom multiliteracies. In T. Hansson (Ed.) Handbook of research on digital information technologies: Innovations, methods, and ethical issues (pp. 261-280). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lotherington, H. (2008). Bilingual education in the South Pacific. In J. Cummins & N. Hornberger (Eds.) Encyclopedia of language and education (Volume 5: Bilingual Education, 2nd ed) (pp. 267-280). NY, NY: Springer.
Lotherington, H. & Chow, S. (2008). Rewriting Goldilocks in the urban, multicultural elementary school. In F. Shultz (Ed.) Multicultural education (14th ed.) (pp. 143-151). NY, NY; McGraw-Hill. Reprinted from The Reading Teacher, 60 (3), 244-252.
Lotherington, H. (2007). From literacy to multiliteracies in ELT. In C. Davison & J. Cummins (Eds.), Handbook of English language teaching (pp. 809-823). Berlin: Springer.
Lotherington, H. (2005). Authentic language in digital environments: Research perspectives in CALL. In J. Egbert & G. Petrie (Eds.), CALL research perspectives (pp. 109-127). Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum.
Lotherington, H. (2004). Bilingual education. In A. Davies & C. Elder (Eds.), The handbook of applied linguistics (pp. 695-718). Oxford: Blackwell.
Lotherington, H. (2003). Multiliteracies in Springvale: Negotiating language, culture and identity in suburban Melbourne. In R. Bayley & S. Schechter (Eds.), Language socialization in bilingual and multilingual societies (pp. 200-217). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Lotherington, H., Morbey, M.L. Granger, C. & Doan, L. (2001). Tearing down the walls: New literacies and new horizons in the elementary school. In B. Barrell (Ed.), Technology, teaching and learning: Issues in the integration of technology (pp. 131-161). Calgary: Detselig.
Lotherington, H. (1999). The Pacific. In J. Fishman (Ed.), Handbook of language and ethnic identity (pp. 414-430). New York: Oxford University Press.
Lotherington, H. (1997). Bilingual education in the South Pacific. In J. Cummins & D. Corson (Eds.) The encyclopedia of language and education (Volume 5: Bilingual Education, Chapter 18, pp. 87-95). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1996). The invisible tutor. In V. Ravaga, L. Vatucawaqa, L Hola, T. Fasalaina & V. Singh (Eds.), Negotiating the distance: A collection of experiences in teaching extension courses at the University of the South Pacific (pp. 89-93). Suva: University Extension, University of the South Pacific.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1993). Do simplified texts simplify language comprehension for ESL learners? In M.L. Tickoo (Ed.) Simplification: Theory and application (pp. 140 154). Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1992). Simplification: The questionable role of interventionist language in ESL reading comprehension. In R. Courchene, J.I. Glidden, J. St. John & C. Therien (Eds.), Comprehension based second language teaching (pp. 451 476). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.
Beligan, A., Clyne, M. & Lotherington, H. (1999). Growing up with English plus. (video) Melbourne: Language Australia.
Articles in refereed journals
Lotherington, H. & Jenson, J. (2011). Teaching multimodal and digital literacy in L2 settings: New literacies, new basics, new pedagogies. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 31 (226-246).
Lotherington, H. (2010). Scaffolding inclusive language and literacy education: Interdisciplinary digital narrative projects at primary school. NALDIC Quarterly, 7(2), 16-22.
Lotherington, H. & Sinitskaya Ronda, N. (2009). Gaming geography: Educational games and literacy development in the grade 4 classroom. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 35(3).
Lotherington, H. & Sinitskaya Ronda, N. (2009). Digital literacies: digilit@york. e-Learning, 6 (3), 256-258.
Lotherington, H. (2009). Glocalization, representation and literacy education. e-Learning and Digital Media, 6 (3), 274.
Ivkovic, D. & Lotherington, H. (2009). Multilingualism in cyberspace: Conceptualizing the virtual linguistic landscape. International Journal of Multilingualism, 6 (1), 17-36.
Lotherington, H., Sotoudeh, S., Holland, M. & Zentena, M. (2008). Project-based community language learning: Three narratives of multilingual storytelling in early childhood education. Canadian Modern Language Review, 65 (1), 125-145.
Lotherington, H. & Eamer, A. (2008). The complex multilingual worlds of 10 year old gifted writers. International Journal of Multilingualism, 5 (2), 100-121.
Lotherington, H. (2007). Rewriting traditional tales as multilingual narratives at elementary school: Problems and progress. Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 10 (2), 241-256.
Lotherington, H. (2007). Diary of an edu-tourist in Costa Rica: An autoethnographical account of learning Spanish. TESL Canada Journal, 24 (2), 109-131.
Lotherington, H. & Chow, S. (2006). Rewriting Goldilocks in the urban, multicultural elementary school. The Reading Teacher, 60 (3), 244-252.
Lotherington, H. (2005). Writing postmodern fairy tales at Main Street School: Digital narratives and evolving transliteracies. McGill Journal of Education, 40 (1), 109-119.
Lotherington, H. & Benton, R. (2005). Introduction. International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Special issue: Pacific Sociolinguistics, 172, 1-6.
Lotherington, H. (2004). What four skills? Redefining language and literacy skills in the digital era. TESL Canada Journal, 22 (1), 64-78.
Lotherington, H. & Xu, Yejun (2004) How to chat in English and Chinese: Emerging digital language conventions. ReCALL, 16 (2), 308-329.
Lotherington, H. (2004). Multiliteracies and inner-city kids: Finding our way into the loop. TEL & CAL, Ausgabe 01/04, 18-26. http://www.e-lisa.at/magazine/tellcall/01_04.asp
Lotherington, H. (2003). Emergent metaliteracies: What the Xbox has to offer the EQAO. Linguistics and Education, 14 (3-4), 305-319.
Granger, C.A., Morbey, M.L., Lotherington, H., Owston, R.D.& Wideman, H.H. (2002). Canada: Factors contributing to teachers’ successful implementation of information technology. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 18 (4), 480-488.
Lotherington, H. (2001). A tale of four teachers: A study of an Australian late-entry content-based program in two Asian languages. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 4 (2), 97-106.
Lotherington, H. (2001). Going virtual: Lessons learned when a strike forced an undergraduate education course into virtual space. The International Journal of Learning, 8. http://HeatherLotherington.Author-Site.com/
Lotherington, H. (1998). Trends and tensions in post-colonial language education in the South Pacific. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1 (1), 65-75.
Lotherington, H. (1998). Education in post-colonial Fiji: Language choices and social reality. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 19 (1), 57-67.
Lotherington, H. (1996). Some thoughts on television as an ESL tutor for preschool children: A look at Fiji One. Directions, 18 (2), 77-91.
Lotherington, H. (1996). A consideration of the portability and supportability of immersion education: A critical look at English immersion in Melanesia. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 17 (5), 349-359.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1995). Television’s emergence as an English as a second language and literacy socializer in Fiji. Pacific-Asian Education, 7 (1 & 2), 60-66.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1993). Is there an easy solution to bilingual education in the Pacific? Directions, 15 (2), 28 39.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1988). On simplified and simplifying materials for ESL reading. TESL Talk, 18 (1), 112-122.
Lotherington-Woloszyn, H. (1987). ESL reading: More on text comprehensibility. TESL Canada Journal, 5 (1), 101-107.
Summary of publications and professional contributions:
Books and monographs 5; 1 in progress
Chapters in books 16; 1 in press; 2 submitted
Articles in refereed journals 28
Papers in refereed conference proceedings 10
Distance Education course books 7
Published ESL resources 4
Non-refereed articles and inclusions 12
Technical reports 6
Conference papers 113; 2 in progress
Organized workshops (as co-organizer & presenter) 1
Invited workshops 33
Book reviews 13
Media interviews/ releases/ appearances/pieces 37