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- 3Tze, Man Chung
- 2Abbott, Jodi L.
- 2Ackerman, Kathleen A.
- 2Alexander, Jane.
- 2Andrews, Jac
- 2Angus, Nanna Maria.
- 28Interpersonal relations
- 21Adolescent psychology
- 20Learning, Psychology of
- 19Cognition in children
Modern, systematic approaches to case study research have been established. These approaches introduce methodological rigor while retaining the useful aspects of the original psychoanalytic research approach (McLeod, 2010). The primary goal of the current study was to examine emotion-focused...
A Comparison Study of the Reliability Coefficients from Five Approaches to Reliability EstimationDownload
In order to estimate reliability by a single administration of one test form, various approaches and corresponding reliability coefficients have been proposed so far. Currently, the five most influential approaches are: internal consistency, lower bound, principal components analysis (PCA),...
The current global humanitarian crisis has led to the record number of 65 million people being displaced from their homelands (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2017). Canada is one of the top refugee receiving countries in the world, receiving between 20,000 and 40,000 refugees...
A Cross Cultural Look at Parenting Beliefs about Child-Rearing and Talk to Children with Autism Spectrum DisordersDownload
This study is an extension of research by Johnston and Wong (2002), who used a survey instrument to explore the cultural differences in parents’ beliefs about child-rearing and practices related to parent-child interaction in Chinese and Western mothers living in Canada. Their results showed...
A Focused Ethnography Exploring the Experiences of Immigrant Parents' Collaboration with School Personnel to Support Their Child’s Reading DifficultyDownload
A strong partnership with immigrant parents can help educators better support students who experience reading difficulties related to complications arising from differing cultural, social, linguistic, and orthographic systems of their native language. Unfortunately, parental involvement is...
The field of organizational communication currently lacks a communication theory to inform practice in system change initiatives (SCIs; Bryson, Crosby, & Stone, 2015). The context of the present study is a SCI in Alberta, Canada, that was established to build capacity across the province for...
Assertiveness can be taboo for women. This is highlighted by recent social movements (i.e., #METOO) where women describe considerable self-doubt about their right to stand up to abuse. The onus for abusive behaviour lies with perpetrators. Assertiveness, though, is shown to mitigate the extent of...
A Hierarchical Linear Modelling Analysis of Ecological Predictors of Academic Achievement of Refugee Students in KenyaDownload
Refugee children experience significant challenges in their schooling that can lead to poor performance and dropping out of school. To date, no study has examined what factors predict academic achievement of refugee youth in schools in low-income countries that host most of the world’s refugee...
The purpose of this study is to describe a methodology to recover the model (cognitive and item models) from generated test items using a novel graph theory approach. Beginning with the generated test items and working backward to recover the original model (cognitive and item models) using a...