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PARALLEL PROGRESSIVIST ORIENTATIONS: EXPLORING THE MEANINGS OF PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION IN TWO ONTARIO JOURNALS, THE SCHOOL AND THE CANADIAN SCHOOL JOURNAL, 1919-1942
This dissertation arose from a need to derive an inclusive model for describing the historical meanings of progressive education. It considers reform rhetoric published in two widely distributed and accessible journals ...
Soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics along replicated chronosequences of abandoned agricultural lands in southeastern Ontario
Widespread abandonment of agricultural land has occurred in northeastern North America over the past two centuries. Soil carbon often increases as sites naturally regenerate towards perennial grasslands or forests. ...
Spatial, temporal and dendrochronological comparisons of mercury in Ontario deciduous trees
Mercury (Hg) research in Ontario has centered on aquatic environments since fish can be a significant source of methylmercury for humans. Interactions between terrestrial and aquatic environments in regards to the Hg ...
Benchmarking and development of webGIS in Ontario: implications for public use in planning
Governments use the Internet as another means to offer services to the public. One such service is to deliver GIS over the Internet, also known as webGIS. While some Ontario municipalities provide webGIS services, its ...
Validation of quality indicators for radical prostatectomy
BACKGROUND: Radical prostatectomy is the surgical procedure performed on men with clinically localized prostate cancer. In recent years, radical prostatectomy quality indicators have been recommended, but the feasibility ...
The complex classrooms of three award-winning Ontario high school physics teachers
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 ...