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Foster, Mary K.; West, Bettina; Bell-Angus, Barbara – Marketing Education Review, 2016
This article explores the effect of incorporating the precepts of neuroscience in a social constructivist theory of learning on student performance in an introductory course in marketing. The authors delivered the pilot class in a flipped format because it facilitates including the neuroscience considerations of dual coding, working memory,…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Constructivism (Learning), Introductory Courses, Marketing
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Farhan, Bayan Yousef – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2017
Financial challenges have forced many publicly funded academic institutions in Ontario to adopt a corporate model and to use market tools to compete in the higher education market and maintain their enrolment and revenue levels. This study has analyzed how competition affects publicly funded universities in Ontario. Competition was examined by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Higher Education, Commercialization
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Cramer, Kenneth M.; Page, Stewart; Burrows, Vanessa; Lamoureux, Chastine; Mackay, Sarah; Pedri, Victoria; Pschibul, Rebecca – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2016
Based on analyses of Maclean's ranking data pertaining to Canadian universities published over the last 24 years, we present a summary of statistical findings of annual ranking exercises, as well as discussion about their current status and the effects upon student welfare. Some illustrative tables are also presented. Using correlational and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Classification, Institutional Advancement
Vickers, Tracy Simone – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The economic value of international students to higher education had become important and global competition to attract and retain these lucrative students was fierce. In British Columbia, educational goals were set to ensure that all students receive quality learning experiences and provide maximum economic benefit. Cultural values affect…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
Atkinson, Al – British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, 2009
The Education Planner website provides a searchable database of approximately 1,700 undergraduate post-secondary programs in British Columbia (BC). It is intended as a "one-start entry point" for students looking for post-secondary options. This independent review of Education Planner was undertaken to determine its overall…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Postsecondary Education, Undergraduate Study, Databases
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Saber, Jane Lee; Johnson, Richard D. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2008
The effectiveness of using verbal repetition and first-letter acronyms to teach a common marketing framework was examined in two experiments. In Experiment 1, 345 undergraduate students were exposed to the framework using one of four conditions: control, verbal repetition, acronym, and verbal repetition plus acronym in a traditional learning…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Conventional Instruction, Repetition, Verbal Communication
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2008
In this presentation we will examine the situation of English as a Second Language (ESL) program managers, many of whom are charged with the responsibility of marketing their programs and recruiting students internationally, often with little or no training in how to do so (Eaton, 2005). Not only are they set forth ill-prepared, the repercussions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Foreign Students, English (Second Language)
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Holgerson, Ronald – College Quarterly, 2005
Since inception of the Ontario college system in 1967, the quality of a diploma or certificate in comparison to a university degree has been perceived as an inferior rather than alternative academic credential. As public institutions, community colleges are mandated to respond to regional labour force needs, and to provide graduates who will…
Descriptors: Careers, College Curriculum, School Choice, College Graduates
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Karsten, Selia – College Quarterly, 2004
The purpose of my qualitative, action study was to gain a better understanding of the effects of an experimental college course in computer applications. This inquiry was made concerning both the teacher's and learners' points of view. A holistic, arts-based approach was used by the researcher/teacher in order to design, develop and facilitate a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), College Curriculum, International Trade, Internet
Tweed, W. A.; And Others – 1979
The speeches presented in this compilation address the topic of employee fitness and are given by professionals in health management, fitness consulting, and marketing and program development. An overview of developments by the Canadian federal government in the area of employee fitness is given in the first speech. A brief history of federal…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries, Government Role
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Jensen, Kenneth D. – 1979
Canada's Arctic co-operatives are designed to provide a means of encouraging Eskimos to participate directly in the economic development of the Arctic through the promotion of cooperative ownership and enterprise. They also seek to provide a method of maximizing economic returns in Arctic communities from local businesses and enterprise. Backed by…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Collective Settlements, Community Development, Cooperatives
National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1992
This publication presents results of a year-long research program initiated by the National Commission for Employment Policy to research and discuss the employment effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It contains the letter to the President in which the Commission endorses NAFTA because of its positive employment-creating…
Descriptors: Contracts, Economics, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
Aurini, Janice – 2003
Based on interviews with private-tutoring-business entrepreneurs, this paper provides a qualitative analysis of some organizational and ideological transformations in the teacher profession with the advent of market professionals within the private-education sector. No longer simply a means to generate additional income, the private-tutoring…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Business, Educational Demand, Educational Opportunities
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Steinhauer, Noella – Canadian Social Studies, 1997
Considers the effects of commercialism and the current mania for name brand clothing on the lives of Canada's young Native Americans. Argues that the adoption of assimilationist and mainstream cultural values grows from the Indians' lack of any real political power. Postulates that young Indian women are particularly vulnerable to this tendency.…
Descriptors: Alienation, Canada Natives, Clothing, Community Characteristics
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Pungente, John J.; Duncan, Barry; Anderse, Neil – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2005
Media literacy educators from the United States regularly pay homage to their colleagues in Canada. Canadians have talked about, thought about, taught about, and written about media literacy for many years. Canada first hosted a World Conference in media literacy in Guelph, Ontario, in 1990, and all provinces in Canada now include media literacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Educational History, Educational Theories