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Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1977
The transition of students from secondary school to college or university was reviewed by a special committee of the Council of Ontario Universities. Issues considered include: admission standards, subject requirements, advanced placement, program gaps and overlaps, evaluation and testing, transfers between colleges and universities, impact of…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Advanced Placement, Articulation (Education)
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French, Leif M.; Beaulieu, Suzie – Language Awareness, 2016
The present study evaluated the effects of explicit instruction on advanced French second language (L2) learners' (n = 18) contextually appropriate use of two stylistic variables (/l/ deletion vs. retention and "ne" deletion vs. retention) using two different task types. A planned and unplanned oral task was used to assess students'…
Descriptors: French, Language Styles, Native Speakers, Teaching Methods
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Imuta, Kana; Henry, Julie D.; Slaughter, Virginia; Selcuk, Bilge; Ruffman, Ted – Developmental Psychology, 2016
It has been argued that children who possess an advanced theory of mind (ToM) are more likely to act prosocially, yet the empirical findings are mixed. To address this issue definitively, a meta-analytic integration of all prior literature that met appropriate inclusion criteria was conducted. In total, 76 studies including 6,432 children between…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Prosocial Behavior, Children, Meta Analysis
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Fletcher, Tim; Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; O'Sullivan, Mary – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
In this article we describe and interpret how two distinct layers of critical friendship were used to support a pedagogical innovation in pre-service teacher education. The innovation, "Learning about Meaningful Physical Education" (LAMPE), focuses on ways to teach future teachers to foster meaningful experiences for learners in physical…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Friendship, Educational Innovation, Preservice Teachers
BC Student Outcomes, 2016
The 2015 Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey is the eleventh annual survey of former apprenticeship students. A total of 4,308 traditional apprentices who completed their apprenticeship training at a B.C. post-secondary institution between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 were eligible for this survey.2 The survey was conducted by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Student Characteristics, Student Experience
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deBraga, Michael; Boyd, Cleo; Abdulnour, Shahad – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2015
A primary goal of university instruction is the students' demonstration of improved, highly developed critical thinking (CT) skills. However, how do faculty encourage CT and its potential concomitant increase in student workload without negatively impacting student perceptions of the course? In this investigation, an advanced biology course is…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Critical Thinking
Schleicher, Andreas – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
International educational benchmarks make disappointing reading for Americans, but they also indicate a way forward. PISA results show strong performance is possible. Whether in Japan, Korea, Finland or Canada, many countries display strong overall performance and show socioeconomic background doesn't determine results. Some countries show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Benchmarking, Global Approach
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McIntosh, Kent; MacKay, Leslie D.; Andreou, Theresa; Brown, Jacqueline A.; Mathews, Susanna; Gietz, Carmen; Bennett, Joanna L. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2011
Based on challenges with the traditional model of school psychology, response to intervention (RTI) has been advanced as a model of special education eligibility decision making and service delivery that may address the drawbacks of the traditional models of assessment and result in improved outcomes for students. In this article, the RTI model is…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, School Psychology
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2006
The graduate of the Ironworker - Metal Building System Erector apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) demonstrate the principles of drafting, how drawings originate and how to correctly interpret the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Structural Elements (Construction), Welding, Apprenticeships
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2006
The graduate of the Ironworker - Reinforcing apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able: (1) to responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) to supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) to demonstrate the principles of drafting, how drawings originate and how to correctly interpret the information…
Descriptors: Welding, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries, Industry
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2006
The graduate of the Ironworker apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) demonstrate the principles of drafting, how drawings originate and how to correctly interpret the information given--the use of each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Construction Industry, Course Descriptions, Welding
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2006
The graduate of the Ironworker-Structural/Ornamental apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) demonstrate the principles of drafting, how drawings originate and how to correctly interpret the information…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Construction Industry, Course Descriptions, Metal Working
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Sawchuk, Peter – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2013
This article seeks to contribute to an understanding of questions regarding on-the-job vocational learning, power, and technological change in the context of dynamic notions of knowledge economy and contemporary public sector austerity in the West based on a "mind in political economy" approach inspired by the Cultural Historical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, On the Job Training, Vocational Education
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D'Mello, Sidney – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
The last decade has witnessed considerable interest in the investigation of the affective dimensions of learning and in the development of advanced learning technologies that automatically detect and respond to student affect. Identifying the affective states that students experience in technology-enhanced learning contexts is a fundamental…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Incidence, Psychological Patterns, Technology Uses in Education
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Hitt, Fernando; Morasse, Christian – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this document we stress the importance of developing in children a structure for advanced numerical-algebraic thinking that can provide an element of control when solving mathematical situations. We analyze pupils' conceptions that induce errors in algebra due to a lack of control in connection with their numerical thinking. We…
Descriptors: Manipulative Materials, Grade 9, Mathematical Concepts, Methods
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