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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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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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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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Daniel, Beverly-Jean – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
For racialized academics, life in the academy can be marred by racial violence that leaves them caught between their commitment to their craft, desire for educational attainment and development, and the mental anguish that can dominate their existence. Drawing from experiences of the author and other Black faculty members in Canadian tertiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Whites, Females, Women Faculty
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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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Shulist, Sarah; Rice, Faun – Language Documentation & Conservation, 2019
This paper addresses the gaps between language documentation and language revitalization. It is intended for several audiences, including field linguists interested in supporting endangered language sustainability efforts and participants of all kinds in language revitalization courses, programs, and infrastructure. The authors contend that…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Maintenance, Documentation, Language Research
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Rempel, Jennifer – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Offering students synchronous research and reference help can be a challenge for libraries that offer services at a distance. Virtual office hours can be a means of overcoming this challenge, allowing patrons the opportunity to seek timely point-of-need assistance. The author implemented a librarian-led virtual office hours pilot project at her…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Synchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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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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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)
Donovan, William; Wurman, Ze'ev – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2019
This paper looks at the popularity of after-school mathematics by focusing on the Kumon and Russian School of Mathematics models. In 1954, Toru Kumon, a high school math teacher in Japan, designed a series of math worksheets to help improve the test scores of his son Takeshi, a second grader. Toru's goal was to teach Takeshi how to learn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, After School Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Ha, Chau; Press, Madeline – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The purpose of this reflective commentary is to describe and analyze how efforts were made to engage polytechnic nursing faculty in a multi-institutional, interprofessional research project, and the effectiveness of methods used. We describe the professional development and project management activities provided along with our reflection as to…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Research Skills, Skill Development, Faculty Development
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Godlewska, Anne; Beyer, Wanda; Whetstone, Scott; Schaefli, Laura; Rose, John; Talan, Breah; Kamin-Patterson, Sean; Lamb, Christopher; Forcione, Melissa – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Faced with diminished faculty resources and increased student enrolment from 2010 to 2017, we sought to use blended learning to achieve active learning in a large c.400-student introductory geography class. Working iteratively over seven years and eight classes and using smart classrooms, better timetabling, experimentation with peer review and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Blended Learning, Geography Instruction, College Instruction
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Tembrevilla, Gerald; Milner-Bolotin, Marina – Physics Education, 2019
This paper describes how future physics teachers' involvement in annual Family Math and Science Day--a public outreach event at the University of British Columbia, Canada--has a potential to transform them as physics demonstration experts and amateur video producers. These science demonstration videos serve as teaching and learning resources not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Physics
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