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Docherty-Skippen, Susan Maureen; Karrow, Douglas; Ahmed, Ghazala – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2020
To investigate how early elementary science and technology (S&T) education, with hands-on experimentation and inquiry-based learning, impacts pre-service teachers' attitudes and confidence to teach S&T education, we used a cross-sectional survey. Our participants were 27 pre-service teachers enrolled in an Ontario elementary S&T…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Science
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Holland, Christopher – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2020
The following article examines the implementation and controversy that surround climate change education and the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In order to fully understand why NGSS and climate change education continue to generate significant public debate, one must examine the work of both climate advocates and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Climate, Science Curriculum
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Janzen, Melanie D.; Petersen, Christie – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2020
Some teacher education programs have incorporated community-based experiences for teacher candidates. Based on the experiences of developing and implementing a community-based practicum in our teacher education programs, the authors conducted a small exploratory case study, aimed at examining and critically considering community-based experiences…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Field Experience Programs, Community Organizations, Preservice Teachers
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DeFehr, Jan N. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2020
Coherent with mental health literacy curricula, mental health assessment and referral is embedded in Canadian educational contexts. Mental health literacy excludes the substantial scholarly critique of mental health produced by psychiatry, the disciplinary base of the field of mental health. In-school student referrals to mental health…
Descriptors: Informed Consent, Mental Health, Referral, Ethics
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Chen, Jia; Zhou, George – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
Since 2000, an increasing number of Chinese international students have been entering North American universities, and many have experienced issues with a sense of belonging, which in turn can impact their academic and social performance and psychological well-being. However, limited research on this topic focuses exclusively on Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Universities, Foreign Countries, Sense of Community
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Kleefeld, John C.; Pohler, Dionne – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
The ability to make good decisions is key to personal and professional success for students. In this case study, we outline a set of in-class exercises that we have used for students in business, law, human resources, and public policy to help them understand and internalize their susceptibility to cognitive errors. Specifically, we illustrate an…
Descriptors: Bias, Cognitive Style, Decision Making, Experiential Learning
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Mady, Callie; Arnett, Katy – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
In the Canadian context, although most considerations for home-target language use are centred on the presence of English in French Second Language (FSL) programs, the increasing number of immigrants to Canada in general and to southern Ontario in particular has provided an impetus to extend the discussion to include the use of languages beyond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Second Language Instruction, French
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Stagg Peterson, Shelley; Huston, Lori; Loon, Roxanne – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
Drawing on our analysis of focus group and narrative data, together with a review of initial educator/teacher education programs designed for northern Indigenous educators/teachers, we propose culturally appropriate programs that address the unique needs of northern Ontario Indigenous educators and teachers. The professional trajectories and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Robinson, Daniel B.; Robinson, Ingrid; Foran, Andrew – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
This article provides an account of a recent research study that investigated an international service learning internship for in-service teachers. Relying upon what we know to be the advantages and benefits of somewhat similar experiences (i.e., international internships for preservice teachers, internships for in-service teachers, and service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Internship Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Hansen, John – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
This study deals with the notion that Indigenous peoples are concerned with preserving their communities, nations, cultural values, and educational traditions. Indigenous peoples have a land-based education system that emerges out of their own worldviews and perspectives, which need to be applied to research concerning Indigenous cultures. This…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Foreign Countries, American Indian Culture, Cultural Maintenance
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Trudeau, Lyn – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
Indigenous representation in various genres has always been questionable in regards to who has a voice, and content that is culturally sensitive and appropriate. This paper critically examines the controversial theatrical play "Pig Girl" (Murphy, 2013) through the lens of Robin Bernstein's (2011) "scriptive things" theory.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Foreign Policy, Violence
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Parker, Lana – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
This analysis addresses the ethical and epistemological considerations for using an arts-based pedagogy in the classroom as a means of disrupting dominant hegemonies and as a foundation for a more inclusive, robust democracy. The work advances two arguments. First, education must seek recourse for a renewed democracy by focussing on our ethical…
Descriptors: Art Education, Democracy, Ethics, Epistemology
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Greenway, Kate – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
In this extract from, and commentary on, my master's thesis, "The Brooch of Bergen Belsen: A Journey of Historiographic Poiesis" (winning York University Department of Education Best Major Research Paper 2010), I explore a single aesthetic experience, an encounter with a small hand-made floral cloth brooch donated to the Holocaust…
Descriptors: Museums, Emotional Response, Aesthetics, Experience
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Gilbert, Sky – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
Despite opposition to 'queering the text' by established Shakespeare critics, this essay sets out to ponder the possibility of teaching Shakespeare in a queer context. The essay begins by examining the social and sexual conditions of the early modern period, making the observation that there were a wide variety of sexualities, moral attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), Rhetoric, Drama, Theater Arts
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Greer, G. H. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2018
This paper is a theoretical discussion of "The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study" (Harney & Moten, 2013) as a contribution to critical education in public schools. The undercommons serves here as an epistemic device, or a way of seeing and knowing, in relation to public education. The function of this device is to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, High Schools, Resistance (Psychology), Inclusion
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