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Is Teacher Stigma Associated with the Delivery of Instructional Supports to Students with Disabilities?Download
The present study is exploratory and was conducted to investigate teachers’ beliefs about the academic potential of students with disabilities (SWD) based on their attributions and potentially stigmatizing views. In addition, the association between these attributions and teachers’ reported...
Teachers’ Perspectives on Motivational Practices in Classrooms: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods DesignDownload
Motivation theory suggests several different approaches to best motivating students, established through rigorous empirical research. However, a theory-practice divide persists: teachers report feeling underprepared to motivate their students and researchers fail to make their recommendations...
Utilizing Teacher Experiences from the Past to Promote Reflection in Contemporary Teacher Education: A Grounded Theory Study on the Project Yesteryear Questionnaires of Robert S. PattersonDownload
By analyzing archival data of the responses of veteran teachers who worked in British Columbia in the 20th century, this project seeks to (a) determine the usefulness of this body of data in the instruction of 21st century teacher candidates; and (b) explore further insights into effective ideas...
Teaching portfolios have been used by faculty in postsecondary institutions for summative and formative evaluations since the early 1980s (Knapper, 1995). Despite their proliferation, there remains much to be learned about the use of teaching portfolios and whether they are perceived as being...
In the midst of the rapidly changing landscapes of schools, philosophical and ideological debates around education reform and the importance of social and emotional learning have become commonplace. To recognize the mental health needs of youth, teachers are asked to create safe and nurturing...
Child maltreatment is widely considered a major public health and societal concern affecting numerous children worldwide (Burczycka & Conroy, 2018; Cyr, Michel, & Dumais, 2013; UNICEF, 2006). Due to their proximity to children, teachers have a legal responsibility to report their suspicions of...
DevOps, which stands for Development-Operations, is an important software engineering topic that arose from the IT industry in 2009. XebiaLabs claimed that, in Google Search, DevOps is one of the hottest search terms in technology over the last five years, and continues to rise . According to...
Cannabis was legalized in Canada on October 17, 2018. However, it remains prohibited in amateur sport. Canadian university athletes still face punishments for their use of cannabis such as, suspensions, loss of awards and scholarships, and social stigmatization. This thesis presents the results...
ClassDojo is a popularized behavioural management software application used in schools around the globe. This classroom application allows teachers, parents and students to readily track progress using a gamified point system, and share feedback in real-time. Teachers often use ClassDojo to...
Alternative Social Media as an Emerging Social Network: Exploring Alternative Social Media Awareness in NigeriaDownload
Commercial Social Media (CSM) platforms like Facebook and Twitter have facilitated online communities and user-generated content, but their dominance has resulted in unethical practices. These include surveillance capitalist business models that exploit user data and "black-box" algorithms that...