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This narrative inquiry explores the educational experiences of two immigrated Thai families in Alberta. For these families, their children’s early childhood classrooms are their first encounter with schooling in Canada. My teaching position at a multicultural school led to wonderings...
A journey towards professional integration – experiences of immigrant Ph. D. students in breaking down barriers to enter Canadian academiaDownload
This dissertation investigates the internal and external barriers and successes in career preparation of a small group of immigrant doctoral students. Through three cycles of a four-year action research investigation that integrates interviews, surveys, participant reflections and...
This study explores the relationship between accent, identity, and sense of belonging for adult ESL immigrants to Canada. Forty-two adult immigrant ESL students at a post-secondary institution in western Canada participated in a survey about their attitudes towards their accents, the value they...
Immigrants to a new country face many challenges when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a chronic disease with a complex treatment involving both medical and behavioral interventions. These challenges will depend upon the extent to which the patient has adapted to the new country’s social and...
Cardiovascular Disease Risk factors in Canadian-born and Immigrant Children and Youth in the Canadian Health Measures SurveyDownload
Immigrants make up almost 20% of Canada’s population. Recent adult immigrants to Canada are generally in better health than those born in Canada. However, we know little about whether this is also the case in children. We compared mean levels and prevalence of adverse levels of CVD risk factors...
Skilled worker immigrants can encounter many challenges as they settle in Canada. For individuals facing adversity, hope often helps in facing and overcoming difficulties (Edey & Jevne, 2003). The purpose of this study was to explore how the hope of skilled worker immigrants changed during their...
The purpose of this study was to explore Chinese immigrants’ experiences with human services during the transition to parenthood. The data were generated through three rounds of individual interviews with six Chinese immigrant couples. Latent content analysis was used to identify primary patterns...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2017: Despite Canada's policies for encouraging immigration of the highly educated, and despite international students being described as 'designed to stay', we know little about how, when, or whether international students decide to stay in Canada. We know little about...
Mounting evidence indicates that early childhood experiences have lifetime consequences for adult functioning and therefore the wellbeing of societies. Early childhood life is also considered the most effective and cost-efficient time for preventing inequalities in human life. Despite the large...