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    • Using WebCT to Support a Community of Practice 

      Roulet, Geoffrey; Taylor, Krista (2005-05-03)
      Reflecting a view of “teaching as both an intellectual and practical activity” the Queen’s University Bachelor of Education program has multi-week in-school practicum sessions separated by periods of on-campus course work. ...
    • Digital Literacy in Story Spaces 

      Luce-Kapler, Rebecca (2005-04)
      This paper describes a study of digital literacy where the researcher worked with one group of English language arts teacher candidates and one of adolescents, reading and writing hypertext fiction. The findings suggest ...
    • Human Rights in Education 

      Magsino, Romulo; Davila, Pauli; Naya, Luis; Bruno-Jofré, Rosa; Casey, Sandra; Manley-Casimir, Michael (Queen's University, Faculty of Education, 2005-11)
      A publication of the Faculty of Education and the Education Alumni Committee, this thematic bi-annual letter is one of our means to engage the community of educators and the public-at-large in a discussion of current ...
    • Teaching history: A discussion of contemporary challenges 

      Bruno-Jofré, Rosa; Schiralli, Martin (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      The authors argue that intellectual shifts and related ideological debates have set new pedagogical demands on history teachers and new programmatic demands on faculties of education. In an attempt to relate the relevance ...
    • Integrating ICT in Teaching and Learning 

      Mercier-Laurent, Eunika; Bereiter, Carl; Scardamalia, Marlene; Jonassen, David; Roulet, Geoffrey; Egnatoff, William J.; Laferriere, Therese (2006-06-30)
      The proliferation of virtual learning environments in every sphere of education, the impact of artificial intelligence, and the worldwide imperative to integrate ICT in teaching and learning processes motivated us to invite ...
    • Family Literacy 

      Lee, Elizabeth; Nesbitt-Munroe, Debbie; Jackson, Anne; Arnold, Carynne; Dacosta, Lisa; Ramsay, Susan (Faculty of Education and Education Alumni Committee, 2006-12-15)
      This issue of the Education Letter seeks to inform you about family literacy, describe some successful programs, and discuss principles that teachers and schools may draw upon to develop family literacy programs. A report ...
    • Teacher Education 

      Noddings, Nel; Whitehead, LeRoy; Martin, Andrea; Russell, Tom; Jardin, Joan; Olson, John; Johnston, James Scott (2007-06-27)
      Message from the Editors We have invited distinguished scholars and practitioners to provide us with a challenging read and the beginning of a fruitful conversation on teacher education. Not surprisingly, as Russell and ...
    • Canadian history education: Toward resolving a contemporary dilemma 

      Bruno-Jofré, Rosa; Schiralli, Martin (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      The authors argue that intellectual shifts and related ideological debates have set new pedagogical demands on history teachers and new programmatic demands on faculties of education. In an attempt to relate the relevance ...
    • Manitoba Schooling in the Canadian Context and the Building of a Polity: 1919-1971 

      Bruno-Jofré, Rosa (Comparative and International Education Society of Canada, 1999-12)
      This paper addresses the movement from Anglo-conformity as the principle articulating the notion of citizenship education to multiculturalism. It is an historical analysis that focuses on Manitoba education in relation to ...
    • The complex classrooms of three award-winning Ontario high school physics teachers 

      Roy, Suparna S. (2007-07-20)
      Complexity theory investigates complex systems and how parts of a system give rise to collective behaviours. My thesis focuses upon the nature of the complex systems emerging within the classrooms of three award-winning ...
    • Que (re)viendrait faire la mémoire dans l’enseignement de l’histoire? 

      Laville, Christian (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      Over the past years, memory has developed as an important theme, as much in public space in general as in the historical field in particular. Now, it can be perceived circulating around historical education. What benefits ...
    • El código disciplinar de la historia escolar en España: algunas ideas para la explicación de la sociogénesis de una materia de enseñanza. 

      Cuesta, Raimundo (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      This paper explains the heuristic potential of the concept of disciplinary code, when applied to the study of the sociological origins of History teaching in Spain. The disciplinary code of History as a subject - seen as ...
    • History, memory and learning to teach 

      Seixas, Peter; Fromowitz, Dan; Hill, Petra (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      How do individual and social memories get re-worked in the crucible of a teacher education program, as student-teachers prepare to teach history to the next generation in a democratic, multicultural, and multinational ...
    • Meditations on memory 

      Home, Heather (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      Archives have often been thought of as the warehouses of collective or societal memory. This article explores the role of memory, in both its physical and metaphysical state, in the field of archival study. The functionality ...
    • Mémoire, histoire et identités sociales: le role des représentations sociales dans la formation des identités sociales et dans la construction de la connaissance historique par les élèves 

      Castro Siman, Lana Marade (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      This article will discuss how socially constructed representations of the past concerning the role black people played in the memory of Brazil persist in the pupils' minds, requiring cautious approach by teachers. The ...
    • Enseñanza de la historia y memoria ejemplar 

      Orbe, Fernando Barcena (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2002)
      The intention of this article is to articulate a series of reflections about the teaching of history, using as a frame of reference the principle of discontinuity in the narrativity of the historical narrative and the ...
    • La formation du citoyen : une perspective philosophique 

      Vigneault, Luc (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2003)
      Starting from the idea that the present concern with citizenship education is a form of reminiscence of the philosophical interest of the Ancients regarding this question, this article attempts to demonstrate that the ...
    • What kind of citizen? Political choices and educational goals 

      Westheimer, Joel; Kahne, Joseph (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2003)
      The notion of democracy occupies a privileged place in our society. Educators and policymakers are increasingly pursuing a broad variety of programs that aim to promote democracy through civic education, service learning, ...
    • The political integration of newcomers of Latin American origin to Canada: an examination of the role and relevance of prior knowledge 

      Long, Neyda H; Hughes, Andrew S. (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2003)
      The purpose of this research was to map the understanding of the concept of political participation held by newcomers to Canada from countries from Spanish-speaking Latin America. The relevance of the work lies in the view ...
    • Relational citizenship as social networks: immigrant youth's maps of their friendships 

      Hebert, Yvonne M. (Faculty of Education, Queen's University, 2003)
      Seeking to understand what it means for immigrant youth to make new connections in a host country, we explore their networks of social relations and situate these with respect to social capital and to citizenship as a ...