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Making Sense of Internationalization via Strategic International Research Partnerships. Faculty Members' Experiences in a Canadian UniversityDownload
The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of academics at the University of Alberta who were involved in strategic international research partnerships with institutions located in two overseas countries both as part of their universityâs commitment to internationalization and the...
Reading Between the Lines and Against the Grain: English Language Arts and Social Reproduction in AlbertaDownload
Alberta's 2003 High School English Language Arts curriculum produces differential literacies because it grants some students access to high-status cultural knowledge and some students access to merely functional skills. This differential work reflects an important process in sorting, selecting,...
Knowing More Than Can be Said: Michael Polanyi, Tacit Knowing, and New Pedagogical Strategies.Download
Tacit knowledge and tacit knowing are intricately bound with one another. They are the background to what is known explicitly. Polanyi’s ideas open a way to understanding how knowledge is known and questions the core of dualist thinking. These ideas conceptualize knowledge as constructed from...
Material goods play an important role in ethical life and moral education. Judging which goods are preferable to which − and which are therefore worth pursuing over which − is an ethically crucial process. The currently dominant paradigms of moral education (virtue education, cognitive...
Sexual health education in Alberta is a highly contested topic, particularly how inclusiveand comprehensive sexual health education in Alberta should be taught and incorporated in K-12schools. While all students are impacted by the health curriculum, LGBTQ+ students areparticularly vulnerable, as...
“It Feels Like A Battle to Tell Myself That I Am Worthy of Being Here”: Understanding the Racially Marginalized Student Experience in Canadian Higher EducationDownload
Literature and theory have shown that the racially marginalized student experience in higher education is unique. This experience has been characterized by societal inequities that contribute to the marginalization of racialized people. This thesis set out to understand the research questions: 1)...
In this dissertation, I take a genealogical approach (Foucault, 1977/1995, 1988-1990, 1971/1984a) to the study of the intellectually “free” subject through the analysis of selected academic freedom statement-events. Assuming academic freedom to be an institutionalized discourse-practice operating...