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Department of Language and Literacy Education
Faculty of Education
Amir Michalovich is a PhD student in the Language and Literacy Education Department. His area of specialization is multimodality in education, particularly the ways in which multimodal meaning-making can facilitate immigrant and refugee students’ engagement and integration in school learning. Through his involvement in the RBT Collaborative as a documentary filmmaker, Amir is pursuing his interests in the role of artistic inquiry as part of research, whether in the generation, representation and/or dissemination of data. His past experience includes managing a national-scale education research project in Israel, filmmaking work, teaching, and mentoring community-based filmmaking groups. He is a professional ATLAS.ti trainer, and works at UBC Library’s Research Commons as a Graduate Student Peer for Data Analysis Software.