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Teachers Without Borders: Exploring Experiences, Transitions, and Identities of Refugee Women Teachers from Yugoslavia
(Brock University, 2014-03-20)
Prior to September 11 2011, Canada was recognized as a leading advocate of international refugee protection and the third largest settlement country in the world. University educated refugees were admitted to the country ...
Metaphorical Interpretation: Measuring and Facilitating Growth.
(Brock University, 2014-07-14)
Abstract A total of 378 grade 9 students participated in this study to address the problem that although metaphorical literacy and thought are expected and necessary for success in junior and senior high school and beyond, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...