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The teaching practicum as an opportunity for professional growth: perceptions of three associate-teachers /
(Brock University, 2008-06-04)
The purpose of this study was to examine the student-teaching practicum as an opportunity for professional growth for associate-teachers. Three associate-teachers from one school board in southern Ontario were purposefully ...
Improving the use of the nursing process: the impact of charting methodology developed from King's conceptual framework on the use of the nursing process
(Brock University, 1994-07-09)
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of changing a nursing documentation system, developed from King's Conceptual Framework, on the use of the nursing process. The null hypothesis was that there would ...
Elements that contribute to staff nurses' commitment to lifelong professional development
(Brock University, 1998-07-09)
This research explored the elements that contribute to staff nurses' commitment to lifelong professional development. This exploration has been undertaken to provide insights into those factors that motivate individuals ...
Cooperative learning and elaborative interrogation: effects on children's learning
(Brock University, 1989-07-09)
This experimental study examined the effects of cooperative learning and a question-answering strategy called elaborative interrogation ("Why is this fact true?") on the learning of factual information about familiar animals. ...
Limiting rights, Canadian style : the Supreme Court of Canada, American jurisprudence and section 1 of the Charter /
(Brock University, 1999-05-21)
The addition of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms represented a fundamental shift in Canadian governance. Many saw the tabling of such a document as a further, even fmal, step towards the Americanization of the Canadian ...
Leviathan and the seed of religion /
(Brock University, 2003-05-21)
Sources of perceived support from friends in exercise : an application of self-determination theory /
(Brock University, 2008-09-23)
Background: This study examined three social factors (i.e., autonomy support, structure, and involvement) and their relationship with the motivational processes proposed by Vallerand ( 1 997). This study explored sources ...
Education in the halls : students' perspectives on cultural expression and resistance
(Brock University, 1995-07-09)
This research is a qualitative study of cultural reproduction and resistance from students' perspectives. Thirteen teenagers (eight in attendance in regular high schools and five drop-outs) were recruited to take part ...
"The whole earth as village" : a chronotopic analysis of Marshall McLuhan's "Global Village" and Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
Marshall McLuhan's "global village", and his theories on communications and technology, in conjunction with Patrick McGoohan's television series The Prisoner (ATV, 1967-1968) are explored in this thesis. The Prisoner, ...
Living between two cultures : personality and adaptation in Chinese immigrant youth /
(Brock University, 2009-02-16)
The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between shyness and acculturation modes of Chinese immigrant youth in Canada and whether shyness moderates the relationship between acculturation and adaptation. ...