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McGregor, Sue L. T. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2018
This article reports on the status of consumer education in Canada in 2016 (junior and senior high), relative to the 2015-initiated federal national financial education/literacy strategy. Questions addressed: (1) Is it necessary to have separate financial education curricula when consumer education is available? and (2) Are the existing consumer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consumer Education, Money Management, Content Analysis
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van Barneveld, Christina; Brinson, Karieann – Canadian Journal of Education, 2017
The purpose of this research was to identify conflicts in the rights and responsibility of Grade 9 test takers when some parts of a large-scale test are marked by teachers and used in the calculation of students' class marks. Data from teachers' questionnaires and students' questionnaires from a 2009-10 administration of a large-scale test of…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Student Evaluation, Questionnaires, Mathematics Tests
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Sokal, Laura; Sharma, Umesh – Canadian Journal of Education, 2017
A quantitative study was conducted to compare the attitudes, efficacy, and concerns about inclusive education within three groups of teachers in Manitoba, Canada (N = 191). The three groups included pre-service teachers with coursework about inclusive education, but limited experience in inclusive settings; in-service teachers with experiences in…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Inclusion, Foreign Countries
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de Silva, Tricia L.; Zakzanis, Konstantine; Henderson, Joanna; Ravindran, Arun V. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2017
Poor academic performance and dropout are major concerns at post-secondary institutions. Influences include sociodemographic, psychosocial, and academic functioning factors. Canadian literature is limited, and little published data directly compare academic outcomes between local-born, immigrant, and international students. We conducted a…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Ranellucci, John; Hall, Nathan; Muis, Krista; Lajoie, Susanne; Robinson, Kristy – Canadian Journal of Education, 2017
The effects of three interventions designed to boost academic achievement among mastery-oriented students were evaluated on interest-based studying, social desirability, and perceived goal difficulty. Undergraduate students (N = 177) completed relevant self-report measures at the beginning and the end of the semester and were randomly assigned to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Intervention, Social Desirability, Undergraduate Students
Laurie, Robert; Sloat, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal of Education, 2016
This research investigates key psychometric properties of the French Early Years Evaluation-Teacher Assessment measure designed to systematically assess kindergarten children across five social and academic developmental domains: awareness of self and environment, social skills and behaviour, cognitive abilities, language and communication, and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Teacher Evaluation, French, Foreign Countries
Allaire, Stéphane – Canadian Journal of Education, 2015
Networked learning communities are growing and they offer new opportunities for reflection on practice in education. Many authors have studied the processes followed and the contents produced by such communities. On the other hand, few have observed how collective asynchronous discourse can be enacted in the classroom. This objective was pursued…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Asynchronous Communication, Intervention, Statistical Analysis
Pagan, Stephanie; Sénéchal, Monique – Canadian Journal of Education, 2014
In this research, parents and children participated in a comprehensive book reading intervention designed to improve children's literacy. Over eight weeks during the summer, children in the intervention condition were encouraged to read one book weekly and parents were trained to foster reading comprehension. Forty-eight Grades 3 and 5 children…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Reading Programs, Intervention, Literacy Education
Lysenko, Larysa V.; Abrami, Philip C.; Dagenais, Christian; Janosz, Michel – Canadian Journal of Education, 2014
This study investigates the predictors of school practitioners' (N = 2,425) use of educational research. The suggested model explained significantly but modestly the infrequent use of educational research by practitioners. Of the four factors in the study, "opinions about research" had the most explanatory power. The results are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Research Utilization, Predictor Variables
Poirel, Emmanuel; Yvon, Frédéric – Canadian Journal of Education, 2014
The present study examines the emotional coping of school principals in Quebec. Emotional coping was measured by stimulated recall; six principals were filmed during a working day and presented a week later with their video showing stressful encounters. The results show that school principals experience anger because of reproaches from staff…
Descriptors: Principals, Coping, Emotional Response, Foreign Countries
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Katz, Jennifer – Canadian Journal of Education, 2013
When the Three Block Model of Universal Design for Learning (Katz, 2012a) is implemented, outcomes related to student academic and social engagement were investigated in this study. 631 students from Grades 1 to 12 attending ten schools located in two rural and three urban school divisions in Manitoba took part in the study. Intervention and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Inclusion, Intervention
Domene, Jose F.; Socholotiuk, Krista D.; Woitowicz, Lyndsay A. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
Using a social cognitive theory framework, we examined the effects of career outcome expectations (COE) and aspiration to enter a science, technology, or math (STM) career on post-secondary academic motivation. Data were collected online from a sample of 380 post-secondary students in Canada and the United States. Analysis of covariance revealed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Motivation, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
Bassani, Cherylynn – Canadian Journal of Education, 2008
This article examines the influence of youth's family and school contexts to understand disparities in Canadian youth's mathematics achievement. Using hierarchical linear analysis, some of the main assumptions of social capital theory are tested using the Canadian data from the 1999 Programme for International Student Assessment. Findings revealed…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Mathematics Achievement, Family Structure, Social Capital
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Cumming, Alister; And Others – Canadian Journal of Education, 1994
Qualitative and quantitative analyses are reported of the learning processes of 120 Canadian high school students during exchange programs emphasizing multicultural and antiracist education in various Canadian cities. Findings suggest the value of these exchange programs and of locally based policies for multicultural education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cultural Awareness, Educational Policy, Exchange Programs