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Examining Practicing Teachers’ Cognitions and Emotions Towards Students with FASD Using Attribution TheoryDownload
The importance of teachers’ emotions has been well-established in educational research, particularly when confronted with challenging student behaviour. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) impact many Canadian children, and these students are likely to experience difficulty in the classroom....
This dissertation explores philosophical issues in autism and defends a new version of the enactive approach to autism and social cognition. The discussion in this dissertation centres around the question “why do autistics encounter social interaction problems?”, addressing this question in ways...
Believable, realistic video game character behaviour continues to lag behind the improvements in graphics, stories and game play in video games. In this dissertation we focus on the use of two techniques, emotional gaits and emotional incidents, as a way to add easily identifiable, non-verbal,...
This thesis is concerned with understanding the shame that often accompanies acne and acne scarring, as an instance of shame that accompanies bodily abnormality or disability, with the aim of exploring strategies of resistance. (1) I explore the explanandum by appealing to the language used by...
This qualitative case study develops our understanding about the micro-processes of change. Categories are socio-cognitive constructs that group similar things and concepts. We use and interpret categories to understand identity and the relationships between items and concepts. Categories help us...
A Mixed Methods Study of Hope, Transitions, and Quality of Life in Family Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer’s DiseaseDownload
Background: Several research studies have reported the poor quality of life of family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, factors that influence their quality of life have not been clearly defined. The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with the...