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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...
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...
The Social and Cultural Conditions for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Students in a Rural Community: A Case Study of Educators’ PerspectivesDownload
In order to combat sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth suicide ideation and completion, the cultures of schools must change to become accepting and inclusive of this vulnerable group. SGM youth in rural spaces are at greater risk than their urban counterparts. For changes to occur, a deep...
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...
In undergraduate education, nurse educators have embraced preceptorship as a teaching/learning approach in preparing nursing students for professional practice. As educational institutions broaden their international agenda to include borderless or global nursing placements, a thorough...
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...
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...