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Dr. Neil Leveridge
Evolving Language in an Information Economy
Dr. Neil Leveridge is an Asst. Professor and Communication Strategist in the Department of Wood Science in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC.
He has been a language and literacy educator since 2000 and has worked as an English writing instructor for graduate students focusing on scholarly/journal publications. His expertise is in Educational Technology with a focus on Communication in academic and professional contexts. His published research centers on how language learners attain comprehension in multi-modal environments. He has recently been focusing on second/additional language learners’ writing for sciences in multi-modal venues, multi-modal instruction, and innovative uses of technology for communication.
Dr. Leveridge holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Victoria, an M.A. in Teaching Second Languages from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, and a PhD. in Educational Technology from National Central University in Taiwan.