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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
While shadowing as a method has been analysed and discussed, these discussions have often been focused on (business) management research as opposed to school leadership research. Additionally, little attention has so far been paid to the parameters of shadowing. Without knowledge of these matters, the validity, merits and difficulties of shadowing…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Principals, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Barbeau, Audrey-Kristel; Mantie, Roger – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine music performance anxiety and self-reported reasons for participation among members of older adult community bands. We asked 35 New Horizons Band members aged 65+ questions about their musical experience in face-to-face interviews, after which we administered two questionnaires: the Performance…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Performance, Anxiety, Stress Variables
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Ghaderi, Golnaz; Watson, Shelley L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
This study investigated the knowledge and perceived competence of Ontario physicians regarding the diagnosis and treatment of ASDs. Previous research demonstrates that many physicians would like more education regarding diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Twenty-seven Ontario physicians filled out a questionnaire and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physicians, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Thériault, Anne; Gazzola, Nicola – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
Becoming a counsellor supervisor is a professional choice that has been explored from an objective standpoint resulting in multidimensional understandings of the requirements and components of the role. Nevertheless, the experience of supervisors as they undertake this profession within a profession remains nebulous. Twelve Canadian supervisors…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Foreign Countries, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Role
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Canel-Çinarbas, Deniz; Yohani, Sophie – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
Racial microaggressions are defined as daily indignities directed towards disempowered racial groups that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights (Sue et al. "American Psychologist," 62, 271-286, 2007b). The purpose of the present study was to investigate Indigenous Canadian university students' experiences of racial…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Experience
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Eichenlaub, Naomi; Grover, Trina; Thomas, Jennifer – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This paper, based on an exchange of librarians between academic libraries in Canada and Australia, describes the process of planning for and participating in an international job exchange. It highlights the benefits of the exchange and lessons learned from it and reflects on the opportunities for career development and renewal afforded by such a…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Foreign Countries
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Murphy, Michael P. A.; Rose, Daniel – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
The "Curator's Curiosities" program was launched at Fort Henry National Historic Site in the summer of 2017 as an object-based interpretive program. In addition to learning the history of an artifact from the collection, participants were taught how to properly handle and catalogue the artifact, under the supervision of trained museum…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions, Historic Sites, Museums
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Lee, Chelsey; Wong, Jennifer S. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault on university campuses is a pervasive problem that affects approximately 25% of female students and has wide-reaching negative outcomes [DeKeseredy, W., and K. Kelly. 1993. 'The Incidence and Prevalence of Woman Abuse in Canadian University and College Dating Relationships.' "The Canadian Journal of Sociology" 18 (2):…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, College Students, Females
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Perry, Adrienne; Charles, Meisha; Ncube, Busi; Weiss, Jonathan – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: School experience is an important part of the life of children with developmental disabilities (DD) and their families. Research suggests that parents of children vary in their level of satisfaction with their child's school, but methodology and results have varied and no consistent reliable measure of school satisfaction exists. This…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, School Effectiveness, Satisfaction
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Walker, Keith; Kutsyuruba, Benjamin – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article is based on an extensive mixed-methods pan-Canadian study that examined the differential impact of teacher induction and mentorship programs on the retention of early career teachers (ECTs). It discusses the findings from the analysis of publicly available pan-Canadian documents detailing the mandated roles, duties, and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Administrator Role, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Patten, Sarah L. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This study aims to recommend and test a conceptual model for socio-economic status (SES) and variables to measure it that are available to researchers in Canada and applicable in other countries. Recommendations for quantitative researchers are presented to address issues that arise with including SES in analyses. The study analyzed data linking…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement
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Faubert, Brenton Cyriel; Le, Anh Thi Hoai; Wakim, Georges; Swapp, Donna – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article reports on a rigorous approach developed for calibrating the Evidence-Based Adequacy Model to suit the Ontario K-12 public education context, and the actual calibrations made. The four-step calibration methodology draws from expert consultations and a review of the academic literature. Specific attention is given to the technical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Rodway, Joelle – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
Ontario's Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) program is a provincially sponsored initiative that aims to build school district capacity for developing research-informed school mental health policies. This article reports findings from a mixed-methods study that employs social network theory and analysis tools to explore the centrality of CYMH…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Capacity Building, Mental Health Programs, Educational Policy
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Auclair, Jean-Vianney – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
In 2000, the Government of Manitoba initiated an inter-sectoral policy strategy referred to as Healthy Child Manitoba. This article reports on a research project that studied the success and challenges of this horizontal policy strategy. The research suggests that while this policy approach--which places education within the broader context of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Health Promotion, Public Policy
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Taylor, Maurice C.; Atas, Sait; Ghani, Shehzad – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
This exploratory study sought to understand the meaning of cognitive presence for graduate students in a blended learning course. Four research questions guided the investigation, which employed a qualitative instrumental case study approach as the research design. Several data sources were used including: semi structured interviews with graduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Case Studies
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