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“Discovering” critical factors for youth thriving: Using Grounded Theory rigorous review method
The purpose of this study is to analyze the critical factors that support youth, ages 12 to 25, through critical life stage transitions and thriving throughout life. Using an adapted form of grounded theory rigorous review ...
Graduate Student Symposium Proceedings, 2009-2010
Digging deep for mining education ethics: Canadian higher education in the global arena of resource extraction
The purpose of this paper is to assess the state of ethics training in mining engineering education in Canada. The paper takes into account the context in which mining engineers operate, especially international projects ...
Fake it ‘til you make it: Measuring personality in university admissions
Each year, university admissions officers endeavour to select the best and brightest from a set of applicants. Traditionally, cognitive measures such as high school grade point average and standardized test scores are ...
Unpacking the role of higher-level processing abilities in reading achievement: A review of the literature
Reading development related to academic achievement has been a widely studied subject. The purpose of reading is to develop a meaningful representation or understanding of the text. There are a multitude of cognitive ...
Diabetes Self-care in Education: Mapping Educational Policy and Empirical Research
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects many people worldwide. Despite the prevalence of DM in Canada, few studies have examined the impact of DM in education, especially in relation to the ...
Building evaluation capacity within faculty development programs
Within faculty development programs, although evaluations are important, lack of time, resources and knowledge of how to conduct program evaluations are often identified as reasons for the lack of rigorous evaluations being ...
Bridging Education in the Nursing Profession: Where have we come from and where do we hope to go?
Each year over 50% of all immigrants to Canada choose Ontario as their home (Goldberg, 2001). Although the federal government retains the responsibility for recruitment and selection of immigrants, the provincial government ...
Scoring Fairness in China
Test fairness is a contested topic in the field of language testing in recent decades. Outside of North America, there is currently little research on scoring fairness in educational contexts. Taking fairness issues ...