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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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Zaza, Christine; McKenzie, Amanda – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
While the text-matching tool, Turnitin®, has traditionally been used to deter and detect plagiarism, more recently, instructors have started to use this tool for formative self-assessment. To describe Turnitin®'s use in practice and to explore perceptions of this tool, we surveyed 940 students, teaching assistants, and instructors at a Canadian…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Plagiarism, College Students, Formative Evaluation
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Woloshyn, Vera; Savage, Michael J. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
This study explored the nature of teacher candidates' mental health narratives in the context of completing an elective course in mental health and wellness. How students deconstructed their narratives and the narratives of their peers over time was also explored. Participants included 67 fourth-year students completing a five-year concurrent…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mental Health, Knowledge Level, Wellness
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Lane, Kathleen; Teng, Minnie Y.; Barnes, Steven J.; Moore, Katherine; Smith, Karen; Lee, Michael – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Appreciative inquiry (a research approach comprising four stages: Discovery, Dream, Design, and Destiny) was used at a research-intensive university to investigate which teaching practices positively influence student well-being (i.e., their health and quality of life). In a survey, undergraduate students were asked to select the teaching…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Well Being, Research Universities
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Paulson, Elan N.; Campbell, Nicole – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
University programs that prepare graduates for professional fields are adopting ePortfolios to achieve program learning goals and promote lifelong learning. However, various structural and cultural barriers exist to implementing ePortfolios, particularly in large universities. Members of a community of practice (CoP) that participate in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Cultural Differences
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Hanbridge, Alice Schmidt; McMillan, Colleen; Scholz, Kyle W. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
The potential of ePortfolios is derived from a learner's ability to synthesize learning experiences to better understand how seemingly disparate modalities are connected (Alvarez & Moxley, 2004; Chen, 2009). This is best accomplished through a program-wide implementation of ePortfolios, including providing time for selfdirected learning…
Descriptors: Social Work, Educational Technology, Portfolios (Background Materials), Learning Experience
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Melles, Brenda; Leger, Andrew B.; Covell, Leigha – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
This paper explores the use of eportfolio to develop, demonstrate and promote core competencies in a Professional Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Piloted in 2016, the MPH Competency eportfolio is described as a purposeful collection of electronic evidence that demonstrates learning and…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Public Health, Portfolios (Background Materials), Technology Uses in Education
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Tse, Crystal T.; Scholz, Kyle W.; Lithgow, Katherine – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
We provide evidence to substantiate the learning potential of eportfolios by focusing on instructor variables that influence eportfolio learning experiences. We conducted a mixed-methods study of over 800 students across 30 courses. Using survey, interview, and focus group data, we argue that instructors' approaches to eportfolio activities play a…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Intention, Portfolios (Background Materials), Educational Technology
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Mueller, Robin A.; Bair, Haboun – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
ePortfolio has become a popular pedagogical tool on the higher educational landscape, often referred to as a "high impact practice" that has the potential to generate transformative learning experiences. After reflecting on our educational development consultations and undergraduate teaching practices with ePortfolio, we identified areas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Self Evaluation (Groups), Comparative Analysis
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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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