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Self-realization in John Dewey and Confucius: its philosophical and educational features
This thesis attempts to present John Dewey and Confucian views regarding self-realization and its implication for education. Although there is an increasing body of comparative literature examining the two schools of ...
Compulsory Laptop Programs: Teachers' Responses to the Adoption and Implementation Process
This thesis presents a multiple-method investigation of teachers’ responses to the adoption and implementation of a compulsory laptop program (CLP). It reports on the beliefs, opinions, and behaviours of teachers responsible ...
Exercise Depression and Learning in Young Adolescent Boys: A Descriptive Study
The symptoms of adolescent depression are often dismissed as quirks of the age—increased irritability or agitation, lack of concentration, frequent complaints, sleep disturbances, eating disturbances, decrease in grades ...
Education as a Political Act: Dewey, Freire and the (International Baccalaureate) Theory of Knowledge Curriculum
Active learning should be the ultimate aim of education. I argue that it is a three interrelated-step model of curriculum: one which promotes critical thinking, involves dialogue and ultimately indicates growth. It is a ...
All Education is Environmental Education
The purpose of this study is to explore how secondary school students construct meanings for environmentalism. The study participants consisted of grade twelve students from a rural eastern Ontario secondary school. The ...
An Analysis of the Relationship Between Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Scientific Literacy in Canada and Australia
Despite the lack of substantial evidence for improvement in the quality of teaching and learning with information and communication technology (ICT), governmental organizations, including those of Canada and Australia, ...
The preparation of teachers in Ontario and the United States
(Ottawa: R. J. Taylor, Printer, 1916)
Theory, Research, and Practice: Developing a Model for Teaching Mathematics
Dewey provides a rich context in which to develop an understanding of education as growth. By developing an understanding of education as growth, educational research can be incorporated into that context so that a more ...
Vivid moments long remembered: the lifetime impact of elementary school musical theatre
This phenomenological study examined the long-term significance of participation in elementary school musical theatre productions. The research aimed to explore the common and unique themes that emerged from adults recalling ...
Classroom communication and the teaching of Chinese in Canada : a case study
A few reasons taken together have led to the undertaking of this study: an urgent need to examine classroom teaching in the drastically growing teaching-Chinese-as-a-second/foreign-language (TCSL/TCFL) industry; a personal ...