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Wilson, Claire A.; Plouffe, Rachel A.; Saklofske, Donald H.; Di Fabio, Annamaria; Prince-Embury, Sandra; Babcock, Sarah E. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This study presents a cross-cultural validation of the recently developed Resiliency Scale for Young Adults (RSYA) with a sample of 289 Canadian university students and 259 Italian university students. The RSYA demonstrated good internal consistency across the two samples and acceptable retest reliability for the Canadian sample. Confirmatory…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Cross Cultural Studies, College Students, Measures (Individuals)
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Peisachovich, Eva Hava; Nelles, Laura Jayne; Murtha, Susan; Popovic, Celia; Epstein, Iris; Da Silva, Celina – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This paper provides an overview of a collaborative model with which to equip educators with the tools to apply and embed simulated person (SP) methodology in their teaching. Our aim is to expand opportunities to foster student success through simulation by embedding the training of simulators and faculty within undergraduate education. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Skill Development, Workshops
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Lowe, Patricia A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Existing measures of test anxiety used with the college student population are old with old norms and old items, and they do not capture the multiple dimensions of the test anxiety construct or assess facilitating anxiety. In the present study, the validity of the scores of a new, multidimensional measure of test anxiety with a facilitating…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Gender Differences, Test Anxiety, Foreign Countries
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Zheng, Yu Hang; Palombella, Andrew; Salfi, Jenn; Wainman, Bruce – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
Several studies have shown significant improvements in the attitudes and perceptions of healthcare professional students toward interprofessional education (IPE) immediately following intervention with IPE courses. However, there remains little evidence on the lasting effects of IPE courses and the long-term influences of these IPE experiences are…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Student Attitudes, Allied Health Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Borquist-Conlon, Debra S.; Maynard, Brandy R.; Brendel, Kristen Esposito; Farina, Anne S. J. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: To examine the effects on anxiety of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) among youth with anxiety disorders. Method: Systematic review and meta-analytic procedures were employed to synthesize experimental and quasi-experimental studies authored between 1980 and 2015. Results: The search yielded five studies from five countries…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Anxiety Disorders
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Jeziorski, Agnieszka; Therriault, Geneviève – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Our study is framed according to a transformational-sociocritical approach to an education for sustainable development (ESD) that, in particular, considers landscapes as learning contexts of potential use for fostering engagement in the areas of environmental protection and sustainable development. In keeping with this perspective, we surveyed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes, Earth Science
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Blair, Kelsey – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This short essay uses James Thompson's aesthetics of care to examine 'Memory in Two Voices', a multi-vocal poetry performance about dementia by long-time lesbian partners Chris Morrissey and Bridget Coll. Noting how Chris and Bridget's years-long tenure in the Queer Imaging and Riting Kollective for Elders, an arts and performance group based in…
Descriptors: Memory, Aesthetics, Older Adults, Poetry
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Seniuk Cicek, Jillian; Ingram, Sandra; Friesen, Marcia; Ruth, Douglas – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
An engineering professor of a first-year thermodynamics course and a PhD student with a focus in engineering education in a large research university in Canada participated in an ethnographic action research study with the intention of increasing active learning in the classroom to enhance student engagement and learning. Unexpected findings…
Descriptors: Action Research, Transformative Learning, College Faculty, Engineering Education
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Curran, Dorothyann; Kekewich, Mike; Foreman, Thomas – Research Ethics, 2019
It is becoming widely recognized that dissemination of research results to participants is an important action for the conclusion of a research study. Most research institutions have standardized consent documents or templates that they require their researchers to use. Consent forms are an ideal place to indicate that results of research will be…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Records (Forms), Foreign Countries, Research
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Dandala, Saturnin – Management in Education, 2019
This article suggests that the implementation of human resource policies such as teacher performance appraisal (TPA) is a disturbance to the school organizational climate. Based on my cross-examination of both school managers' and teachers' discourse, I suggest that a new leadership approach needs to be developed at the school level to effectively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Labor Force Development, School Policy
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Poirier, Martine; Temcheff, Caroline E.; Déry, Michèle; Toupin, Jean; Verlaan, Pierrette; Lemelin, Jean-Pascal – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Youth with conduct problems present frequently depressive symptoms. Academic skills are thought to be a mediating variable by which conduct problems could lead to depressive symptoms. No studies have longitudinally compared this model among school-aged boys and girls with different levels of conduct problems. Cascade models were tested to examine…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Academic Ability, Behavior Problems, Children
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King, Conrad – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Universities in Canada have been highly engaged with internationalisation -- concurrent with the Bologna Process in Europe -- yet appear only marginally influenced by the 'external' Europeanisation of higher education. This paper examines the intersection of these processes: Has the Europeanisation of higher education influenced the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation
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Loucks, Jeff; Price, Heather L. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Executing actions in a specific order is a critical component of many action sequences that children must acquire, the majority of which are learned through observation and imitation of others. Although a wealth of evidence indicates that children can process and represent temporal order in memory, relatively little is known about the development…
Descriptors: Memory, Cognitive Processes, Young Children, Imitation
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Bratt, Sharon; Hodgins, Liam – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of the design of a first year introduction to digital fluency course primarily for a library and information technology cohort at a Canadian university using an educational action research method and apply the findings to the second "question-plan-observe-evaluate" cycle of the action…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Course Descriptions, Introductory Courses, Information Technology
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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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