ENGAGE 2017: Celebration of Research and Teaching Excellence
Held March 23, 2017, ENGAGE 2017 was a celebration of the Faculty of Education's 75th anniversary. Part awards presentation, part community research fair, this exciting event showcased a range of community-focused collaborative research projects led or co-led by University of Alberta Faculty of Education professors.
Items in this Collection
- 4McFeetors, Janelle
- 1Anna Wilson MEd., MLIS
- 1Arsenault, Chelsea
- 1Bawden, Jennifer
- 1Candler, Alexandra
- 1Daniels, Lia M.
- 3Elementary school
- 3Mathematics education
- 2Action research
- 2Elementary education
LEARNING THROUGH GAMES Students can develop a meaningful understanding of mathematical ideas through games before they move toward abstractions (Dienes, 1971). Ernest (1986) identified three educational uses of games: gain skill-based fluency, develop conceptual understanding, and refine problem...
Hope is consistently identified in the mental heath literature as a key factor accounting for client change in counselling and psychotherapy (Grencavage & Norcross, 1990). Research on client and psychotherapist understandings of hope in psychotherapy calls into question the singular,...
The United Nations (UN) guiding principles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) includes non-discrimination, full participation and inclusion in society (UNCRPD, 2014, para. 9). Unfortunately, many scholars with disabilities are not represented in the academic and...
• Assessment’s purpose is primarily as evidence to improve future teaching and learning in math class. • Reform in classroom-based mathematics assessment has not followed pace with reforms in teaching and learning. • Categories of assessment as formative (assessment for and as learning) and...
Museums and science centres are an excellent space for science and research to intersect by providing the general public opportunities to work with scientists who conduct the research and scientists to unpack their research for the public (e.g., Andre, Durksen, & Volman, 2016).
Our research is based on the premise that the starting place for effective communication begins with understanding parent perceptions of mathematics teaching and learning today. In this study, we asked, What are parents’ experiences with and perceptions of curriculum change? What is the...
We evaluated two experimenter-delivered, small group word reading programs among at-risk poor readers in grade 1 classes of regular elementary schools using a two-arm dual site matched control trial intervention. Readers with word reading scores below the 30th percentile (n = 201) were deemed...
The Deakin Review of Children’s Literature is an open access electronic quarterly review of contemporary materials of interest to children and young adults. The Review focuses primarily, but not exclusively, on Canadian English language children’s books. French language reviews and peer review...