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The effectiveness of explicit strategy instruction on the top level structure of a text
(0 St. Catharines, Ont. : Faculty of Education, Brock University; 1995., 2009-07-09)
Two intermediate geography classes were used to study the effects of explicit strategy instruction on the top level structure of a text. One group of Grade 7 and 8 students participated in the explicit strategy training ...
Canada/U.S. border crossing: facilitation and constraint
(Brock University, 2004-07-09)
Abstract The aim of this research project is to draw on accounts of experiences ofborder crossing and regulation at the Canada/U.S. border at Niagara in order to illuminate the dynamics of differentiation and inequality ...
Improving grade eight students' spelling performance with a triad strategy approach
(St. Catharines, Ont. : Brock University, Dept. of Education, 1996., 2009-07-09)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of explicitly teaching a triad of spelling strategies in comparison to traditional methods, to 26 Grade 8 students. The three explicitly taught strategies were error ...
Is technology a threat to education? : the contribution of George Parkin Grant
(St. Catharines, Ont. : Faculty of Education, Brock University ; 1995., 2009-07-09)
The writings of George Parkin Grant (1918-1988), a Canadian political philosopher, were analyzed according to his view of the relationship between technology and education. Grant's life was summarized to provide a ...
Niagara alternative food projects : networks, discourses and nature /
(Brock University, 2004-07-14)
This thesis undertakes an exploration of the nature of alternative food projects in Niagara. A review of various theoretical approaches to the study of food and agriculture, suggests that actor-network theory offers the ...