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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Crossman, Katherine; Edino, Rachael – Online Submission, 2019
Purpose: This report documents research and related materials related to academic integrity in Canada to inform and guide future work in the field. It provides an overview of the literature up to and including 2017 relating to academic integrity in Canada. Methods: Two research questions guided this literature review: 1. What scholarly, research,…
Descriptors: Integrity, Databases, Teaching Methods, Professional Education
Fisseler, Björn – Online Submission, 2019
Transitioning to and from post-compulsory education often poses problems on students, especially students with disabilities. The fourth Ed-ICT symposium at the FernUniversität in Hagen aimed at discussing new practices, identifying problems and challenges during transition processes, and developing innovative solutions for both individuals and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Fichten, Catherine S.; Jorgensen, Mary; Havel, Alice; King, Laura; Harvison, Maegan; Lussier, Alex; Libman, Eva – Online Submission, 2019
The present study set out to explore effective teaching techniques using PowerPoint for post-secondary students with disabilities by comparing their views to those of students without disabilities. 284 Canadian post-secondary social science students, 75 of whom self-reported a disability, were surveyed about what aspects of PowerPoint use helps…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Rothschuh, Stefan; Fernández Conde, Cristina; Guglielmin, Melanie; Otoo, Benedict Kojo; Wilson, Jenny; Burns, Ian – Online Submission, 2018
Schools of education are in a unique position to foster a culture of academic integrity among pre-service teachers who will go on to careers as K-12 educators. This presentation presents the results of a year-long mixed methods study to understand the perceptions and approaches to academic integrity taken by academic staff in a Canadian school of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Integrity, Teacher Attitudes
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2018
The use of essay mills and other online sites to buy academic work is a global industry estimated to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The practice is known as "contract cheating" (Clarke & Lancaster, 2006), and it occurs when a student engages with a third party to complete academic work on their behalf. Canada lags behind…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Outsourcing, Contracts
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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Guglielmin, Melanie; Otoo, Benedict Kojo – Online Submission, 2017
Plagiarism continues to be an issue in postsecondary contexts. This paper discusses how educators can take a proactive stance to prevent plagiarism and cultivate students' sense of honour and academic integrity, rather than focusing on punitive consequences after plagiarism has already occurred. Strategies include assessment design, formative…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Ethics
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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Gereluk, Dianne; Dressler, Roswita; Becker, Sandra – Online Submission, 2017
Attracting and retaining teachers for rural and remote areas is a pervasive global problem. Currently, teacher education in Canada is primarily delivered in face-to-face formats located in urban centres or satellite campuses. There is a need for relevant and responsive teacher education programs for rural pre-service teachers. Recognizing this…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Course Organization, Student Participation
Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to discover some of the difficulties that first-year students have when they begin university. It was important to get the students to articulate those difficulties, in their own words, so that a better understanding could be attained. As expected, most of the difficulties centred on the institution itself. Students…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Student College Relationship
King, Laura; Jorgensen, Mary; Lussier, Alex; Fichten, Catherine; Havel, Alice; Amsel, Rhonda; Poldma, Tiiu; Budd, Jillian; Jorgensen, Shirley; Marcil, Evelyne; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Chauvin, Alexandre; Asuncion, Jennison – Online Submission, 2017
Knowing that motivation is at the crux of learning, we examined students' motivation to engage--or not--in courses which include the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Although many college instructors use ICTs, there are no studies on the perspectives of professors identified as exemplary users of technology. This is why we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Faculty, Student Attitudes
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2017
ESL programs at post-secondary institutions must often generate revenue in addition to teaching students English. Institutions often impose explicit expectations on these programs to generate profit, creating unique challenges for those who administer them. This qualitative case study investigated challenges faced by ESL program directors at one…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education
Fichten, Catherine S.; Amsel, Rhonda; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; King, Laura; Jorgensen, Shirley; Asuncion, Jennison – Online Submission, 2016
We examined sensitivity and specificity when using the three theory of planned behavior (TPB) scales (Perceived Behavioral Control, Subjective Norms, Attitude) to predict graduation and drop-out in a longitudinal study of 252 college and university students with disabilities and in a separate cross-sectional study of a random sample of 1380…
Descriptors: Prediction, Graduation, Dropouts, Behavior Theories
Tupan-Wenno, Mary; Camilleri, Anthony Fisher; Fröhlich, Melanie; King, Sadie – Online Submission, 2016
Despite all intentions in the course of the Bologna Process and decades of investment into improving the social dimension, results in many national and international studies show that inequity remains stubbornly persistent, and that inequity based on socio-economic status, parental education, gender, country-of-origin, rural background and more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2016
This paper is a commentary on how the student population of Canadian universities has changed with the arrival of international students. It discusses some of the issues that instructors have when teaching and interacting with their international students such as overcoming the language barrier, and being aware and respectful of cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Student Diversity, Student Characteristics
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Dressler, Roswita; Gereluk, Dianne – Online Submission, 2015
Purpose: To review a broad array of current literature related to pre-service teacher education offered in blended and e-learning formats, with a focus on rural and remote teacher education. Results: The range of literature that we have surveyed is broad. We have consulted peer-reviewed academic journals, books, conference proceedings, government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Rural Areas
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