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A Mixed-Method Study of Educator Knowledge and Practice Related to Student Socio-moral Development
(Brock University, 2014-09-22)
The purpose of this study was to explore elementary educators’ knowledge of moral development, how this knowledge relates to their beliefs and sense of efficacy pertaining to character education practices and the socio-moral ...
Relationship Building with Aboriginal Elders in the Publicly Funded Secondary School Classroom: A Study of Ethical Space from an Aboriginal Persepective
(Brock University, 2015-01-06)
This is a current story of ethical space in education that is often neglected in the design of educational experiences for Aboriginal students. This story is told through an Aboriginal lens rooted in the structured Two Row ...
Perceptions of Adolescent Males and Their Parents as to Factors That Influence the Young Men's Academic Performance
(Brock University, 2014-12-10)
Postsecondary enrolments of young males has been declining since the mid-1980s. The decline can be attributed, at least in part, to boys and young men being unable to compete for a fixed number of available places in ...
Conceptions of Quality and Approaches to Quality Assurance in Ontario’s Universities
(Brock University, 2015-02-13)
Many international, political, and economic influences led to increased demands for development of new quality assurance systems for universities. Like many policies and processes that aim to assure quality, Ontario’s ...
Mobile Books: Effect of Engagement on Students’ Motivation and Cognitive Strategy Use
(Brock University, 2014-09-02)
This mixed methods research explores the role of reading engagement in 30 grade 1 students’ motivation to read mobile electronic storybooks (eBooks) and cognitive strategies used during eBook reading. Data collection ...
Raising Creativity: Exploring How Creativity Can be Nurtured in Educational Contexts
(Brock University, 2014-09-09)
The question of how we can encourage creative capacities in young people has never been more relevant than it is today (Pink, 2006; Robinson as cited in TEDtalksDirector, 2007; Eisner as cited in VanderbiltUniversity, ...