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The role of the first language (L1) has been generally acknowledged as having important implications for young immigrants’ linguistic, educational, socio-cultural, intellectual, career, and identity development (e.g., Cummins, 2001; Guardado, 2002; Kim 2006; Kouritzin, 1999). In this case study I...
Graduating Teacher Experiences of Factors Relating to Teacher Burnout and Attrition during their Teacher TrainingDownload
The following study presents qualitative case studies with an interpretive emphasis informed by hermeneutics, on how pre-service teachers have experienced, responded to, and thought about factors relating to teacher burnout and attrition. The topic, problem and purpose came about because of...
There is limited information on families’ decisions regarding their (dis)continuation of weight management care. This thesis includes two complementary studies that examined this issue. First, an integrative review was performed to characterize predictors of and reasons for attrition in pediatric...