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Spadafora, Natalie; Marini, Zopito – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Changes in both the landscape of education and digital technology are giving rise to interesting, innovative, and potentially effective pedagogical possibilities. As educators of the 21st century, we are witnessing continuous changes in the way we teach as well as the way students learn. This study is a part of an ongoing research program aimed at…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Phillipson, Andrea; Riel, Annie; Leger, Andy B. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Over the past 20 years, interest in the impact of space on teaching and learning has grown, and higher education institutions have responded by creating Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)--spaces designed to promote active, student-centred learning. While ALC research has explored teaching methods, student experience, and student learning, less is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Active Learning, Teaching Experience
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Jhangiani, Rajiv S.; Dastur, Farhad N.; Le Grand, Richard; Penner, Kurt – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
The increase in the cost of college textbooks together with the proliferation of digital content and devices has inspired the development of open textbooks, open educational resources that are free, openly licensed, and often peer-reviewed. Although several published studies have investigated the impact of open textbook adoption on educational…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Student Attitudes, College Students
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McGinn, Michelle K. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Despite now long-standing recognition of the value and importance of the scholarship of teaching and learning, questions continue to be raised about how to satisfy the hybrid responsibilities of teaching and research. The key message of this paper is that instructor-researchers, educational developers, and research ethics personnel should consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Instruction, Learning
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Lock, Jennifer; Kim, Beaumie; Koh, Kim; Wilcox, Gabrielle – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Innovative practice in a classroom adds challenges and tensions to programs and institutional structures in higher education. With the recent emphasis on curricula reform, there is a great focus on assessment and pedagogical practices to support student learning. To illustrate the tensions arising from these efforts, we present four pedagogical…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Evaluation Methods, Teaching Methods
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Chichekian, Tanya; Hua, Olivia; Shore, Bruce M. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
This study investigated 27 chemistry professors' perceptions of learning in undergraduate education and their suggestions for adopting an inquiry-based pedagogical approach to teaching and learning. Semistructured interviews revealed that two thirds of participants perceived undergraduate learning in traditional ways such as the acquisition of…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Students
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Forgie, Sarah E.; Yonge, Olive; Luth, Robert – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Post-secondary institutions, especially those with a research focus, face a challenge in ensuring consistent and high-quality teaching, in part because many members of the teaching faculty have backgrounds in research instead of teaching. A common part of meeting this challenge is the presence of Centres for Teaching and Learning (CTLs) on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Centers, Educational Development, Faculty Development
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Breen, Andrea V.; Twigger, Kate; Duvieusart-Déry, Caroline; Boulé, Jessica; Borgo, Alessia; Ferandes, Reisha; Lychek, Mercerina; Ranby, Sarah; Scot, Christine; Whitehouse, Emma – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Knowledge Translation (KT) is increasingly a requirement for scholars and non-academics working in applied settings. However, few programs provide explicit training in KT. In this article we systematically explore our experiences as a multi-disciplinary group of course facilitators and students in a newly redeveloped graduate course in Evidence…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Learning Experience, Decision Making
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Klodiana Kolomitro; Laverty, Cory; Stockley, Denise – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
With the growing interest in educational research across post-secondary campuses, it is useful to identify the specific supports that best enable Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) initiatives. This paper documents a picture of SoTL interests and supports at one institution through survey and semi-structured collaborative interview data.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Educational Research
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Ferguson, Kristen A.; Brown, Natalya; Piper, Linda – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Most research on common book programs focuses on student outcomes. This paper presents a study about the impact of a common book program on teaching and learning practices at a small mainly undergraduate university. This study consists of two phases. In Phase 1, we surveyed faculty members (N= 32, a response rate of 21.3%), about the influence of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Books
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Rawle, Fiona; Thuna, Mindy; Zhao, Ting; Kaler, Michael – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Competence in written scientific communication is an important learning outcome of undergraduate science degrees. Writing helps students learn, encourages them to think creatively and critically about their learning, and trains them in communicating their insights as disciplinary experts. However, challenges exist in incorporating writing…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teaching Assistants, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Benoit, Andy M. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
There is significant interest among institutions of higher education in the potential of digital textbooks to enhance student learning and to address issues arising from textbook affordability. Innovations in digital textbook design and delivery infrastructure and the emergence of exemplary practices from early adopters signal that digital reading…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Costs, Printed Materials
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Khan, Ayesha; Poole, Heather; Beaton, Elliott A. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Canadian post-secondary institutions are increasingly introducing a fall break into their term calendars, with the stated goal of reducing student stress and improving academic success. We conducted a pilot study around the time of this fall break during which we collected saliva samples to measure the ratio of two metabolic hormones (cortisol and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Engineering Education, College Students
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Wilson, Jay R.; Yates, Thomas T.; Purton, Kendra – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
A pilot study was conducted to explore student preferences, performance, and perceptions of experiential learning assessment following experiential learning instruction. A learning experience, using semi-directed instruction and experiential learning methods, was given to 13 student volunteers who were then assessed using a case study,…
Descriptors: Preferences, Experiential Learning, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries
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Hobbins, Justine O.; Eisenbach, Mildred; Ritchie, Kerry L.; Jacobs, Shoshanah – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between residential living scenario and first year grades, second year retention, and 5-year graduation rates of students at a Canadian comprehensive university. We compared the academic outcomes of students living in residence learning communities (RLCs) to those in other living scenarios (traditional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Community Involvement, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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