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Martin, Andrew J.; Collie, Rebecca J.; Durksen, Tracy L.; Burns, Emma C.; Bostwick, Keiko C. P.; Tarbetsky, Ana L. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This review explores predictors and consequences of students' growth goals and growth mindset in school with particular emphasis on how correlational statistical methods can be applied to illuminate key issues and implications. Study 1 used cross-sectional data and employed structural equation modelling (SEM) to investigate the role of growth…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Student Educational Objectives, Predictor Variables, Statistical Analysis
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Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy; Marshall, Kelle Keating – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
The focus of this article is how pedagogical theory and applied linguistic research informed the development of a multifaceted methodology designed to elicit middle school students' perspectives on bilingualism and their language identities within the context of a one-way French Immersion programme in New Brunswick, Canada. The theoretical context…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Adolescents, Educational Theories, Applied Linguistics
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Chan, W. Y. Alice; Akanmori, Harriet; Parker, Christina – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
In 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) documented 94 callsto-action in relation to the institutional and debilitating legacy of the Indian Residential School System towards Indigenous culture, language, identity, and knowledge in order to actualize reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and Canada. In it, Justice Murray…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Indigenous Knowledge
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Mahmut, Dilmurat – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
As a secularist state, China has always been highly sensitive about religious traditions, particularly Islam. During the late 1990s and especially after the 9/11 terrorist events, the government rhetoric has been to equate the Islamic knowledge and identity with violent ethnic separatism, and more recently extremism and terrorism (Roberts, 2016,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Muslims, Islam
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Takeuchi, Miwa Aoki; Bryan, Venise – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Peer collaboration in schools can be a locus for negotiation of power and cultural norms. Set in the context of ethnically and linguistically diverse urban schools, this study discusses the possibilities and limitations of utilizing video-mediated interviews to reveal multiple voices. Our research method is based on video-recorded peer-to-peer…
Descriptors: Interviews, Video Technology, Cooperative Learning, Urban Schools
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Oud, Joanne – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Although studies related to diversity within librarianship as a profession are increasing, few have examined librarians with disabilities--and none so far have included their voices or perspectives. This qualitative study involved interviews with ten academic librarians with disabilities in Canada. With a grounding in the social model of…
Descriptors: Barriers, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Disabilities
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MacLellan, Justin; Callary, Bettina; Young, Bradley W. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
The art of teaching students has parallels with coaching athletes (Jones, 2007). Research has indicated that adult athletes, termed masters athletes (MAs), feel that coaches should orient their approaches differently when working with them as opposed to younger athletes (Callary, Rathwell, & Young, 2015; Ferrari, Bloom, Gilbert, & Caron,…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Coaching (Performance), Athletic Coaches, Athletes
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Chatterjee, Soma – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Skilled immigrants' labour-market integration is a long-standing public policy issue that has generated a substantial body of scholarship in Canada. This article shares the scholarly concern while stepping off from the hegemony of training and learning as a solution for skilled immigrants' challenges in the labour market. Drawing on a larger…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Immigrants, Labor Market, Nationalism
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Zhu, Yidan – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Participatory action research (PAR), as a research methodology, challenges conventional, positivist, and scientific approaches. Recent adult education studies on PAR have explored how to develop PAR to enhance research practice and further the "democratizing aims of adult education" (Joyappa & Martin, 1996). Historically, as a part…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Adult Education, Empowerment
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Cooper, John E. C. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
The examination of a mid-18th-century biography about a significant developer of Ojibwe and Cree-based syllabics is the starting point for an interrogation of socio-historical cultural cohesion in Canada. The textual creole of syllabics, used widely in business and commerce, provides clues to the dynamics of cross-cultural linguistics. In this…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Social Integration, Creoles, Foreign Countries
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Yeo, Michelle; Haggarty, Liam; Wida, Wathu; Ayoungman, Kent; Pearl, Catherine M. L.; Stogre, Tanya; Waldie, Angela – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2019
This chapter describes a faculty learning community formed at our university, in partnership with local Indigenous communities, as part of our response to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. We interviewed participants about their experiences in this group, including their challenges and transformations.
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Conflict Resolution, Communities of Practice, College Faculty
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Williams, Heather – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2019
This chapter describes the development and impact assessments of an online, co-curricular intercultural communication course that weaves together material addressing reconciliation with Indigenous communities in Canada with material about cultural difference and communication across cultures. Considerations for inclusive online course design and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Descriptions, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations
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Rees, Carol A. B.; Roth, Wolff-Michael – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
Teacher-student discourse continues to be teacher-centred even though researchers and reform documents have recommended changes toward increased levels of student-centred discourse. In science education this situation is paralleled by effort to make scientific inquiry more student-centred. The purpose of this study was to investigate how discourse…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Science Instruction, Team Teaching, Classroom Communication
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Walsh Marr, Jennifer – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2019
This article describes the rationale and process of a content and language integrated learning initiative. An academic English instructor of international students reflects on the limitations and impact of critical language teaching materials drawing on texts about First Nations history and political activism in Canada on student learning in the…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, English (Second Language)
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Vaudrin-Charette, Julie – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2019
In this chapter, the author draws on personal experiences as pedagogical advisor and as a doctoral student, to consider how recognizing voice, family, and vulnerabilities may assist in developing a sense of accountability in academia. Reflecting on the Canadian context of reconciliation, the author considers how moving from an intercultural to an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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