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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...
In this paper based dissertation, experiences of people who are/were homeless in Japan were explored using narrative inquiry. Treating narratives as storied phenomena under study, narrative inquiry is considered both as a research methodology and as a way of understanding human experiences...
Transitioning from Separate to Community Physical Activity Contexts for Youth with Impairments: The Parental ExperienceDownload
Moving from separate to inclusive community physical activity for youth with impairments can be a difficult transition for all involved. While research on the barriers for youth undergoing these transitions exists, little attention has been focused on the role and experiences of parents. The...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Young Women with Learning Difficulties involved in the Criminal Justice SystemDownload
Young women with learning difficulties are over-represented in the criminal justice system. They are more likely to be arrested, charged, sentenced, incarcerated, and re-incarcerated. A literature review revealed an emerging body of research within the disciplines of disability studies and...
Experiences of midwives who are faced with newborns affected by birth asphyxia in rural birth settings, southern GhanaDownload
Background: The increasing trend in global neonatal deaths over the past decade has engaged global, regional, and national communities in seeking sustainable approaches to improve neonatal health outcomes. The major causes of these deaths are preterm birth complications, intra-partum related...
This study explored the following question: How do female educational leaders experience educational leadership? The research focused on the practices of three female educational leaders and explored their perspectives over a period of single school year. I gathered data using one-on-one...
The education and school experiences of siblings of seriously ill children are greatly affected when the family of an ill child is required to travel for life saving treatment. This study inquired into the narratives of the children as temporary and uniquely challenged students in Alberta to...
An Alternate Theory of Sexuality: Exploring the Relationship between Sexual Experience, Sexual Awareness and Sexual AttitudesDownload
Sexual behavior is a dynamic aspect of human life that is influenced by experience, awareness, ideas, beliefs, culture and society. Many different explanations are used to explain the desire to engage in sexual behaviors that are considered to be non-conventional or non-normative. This study...
My purpose in this research was to examine women contemporary dancers’ positive experiences. While previous research in women’s dance experiences exit, it tends to focus on the negative outcomes of dance participation. Using a phenomenologically inspired approach I sought to answer the following...
Professional accountants in business are expected to not only fulfill legitimate organizational objectives, but also to recognize and deal with the ethical impact of their decisions on a diverse set of stakeholders. Prior research has investigated accountants’ ethical reasoning, but little is...