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Modern, systematic approaches to case study research have been established. These approaches introduce methodological rigor while retaining the useful aspects of the original psychoanalytic research approach (McLeod, 2010). The primary goal of the current study was to examine emotion-focused...
A Multiple Case Study of Caregivers’ Experiences of a Psychoeducational Support Group for Caregivers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): An Embedded Mixed Methods StudyDownload
Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) can experience a number of neurocognitive deficits and associated adverse outcomes. Stable home life helps protect children with FASD against adverse outcomes; however, their primary caregivers typically have significantly higher levels of...
The purpose of the current study was to explore the HIV testing behaviours of Canadian Aboriginal youth, who have an increased vulnerability to HIV infection. In our mixed method study, 28 Aboriginal youth participated in an in-depth, semi-structured interview and 413 youth from all ten provinces...
Addiction counselling self-efficacy, job satisfaction, motivation, and burnout: A mixed methods studyDownload
Addiction counsellors provide the majority of treatment to individuals struggling with substance abuse and problem gambling behaviour and, therefore, compose an essential workforce for providing effective treatment to individuals with addictive behaviours. Given the growing body of research...
Comparing the effects of two inquiry-based teaching strategies on secondary students’ conceptual understanding and achievement in mathematics: A mixed-methods approachDownload
In a recent study conducted in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Charles (2015) concluded that Dominican secondary mathematics teachers do not sufficiently expose students to inquiry-based approaches in teaching mathematics. One inquiry-based approach to teaching mathematics is through Investigations...
Background Diabetes in pregnancy is thought to be an important driver of the current epidemic of type 2 diabetes in First Nations populations. Purpose The purpose of this doctoral research was 1) to generate an epidemiological profile of First Nations diabetes in pregnancy in Alberta; and 2) to...
Do health care institutions value research? A mixed methods study of barriers and facilitators to methodological rigor in pediatric randomized trials.Download
Background Pediatric randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are susceptible to a high risk of bias. We examined the barriers and facilitators that pediatric trialists face in the design and conduct of unbiased trials. Methods We used a mixed methods design, with semi-structured interviews building...
Examining the Resident-Medical Student Shadowing Program: a concurrent triangulation mixed methods randomized control trialDownload
The Resident-Medical Student Shadowing Program is a novel program in which first-year medical students shadowed a first-year resident during their clinical duties. It was developed to enhance the preparedness of medical students for clinical training. To examine the program’s effectiveness, a...
Those concerned with teaching and learning in higher education and the Net generation’s perspectives on and uses of technology must address calls to move beyond the digital native debate (Bennett & Maton, 2010; Kennedy, Judd, Dalgarno, & Waycott, 2010) by asking students directly what they see as...
Health Status, Health Promoting Behaviors, and Facilitators and Barriers to Health Promoting Behaviors of Urban versus Rural Primary Caregivers of Children with DisabilitiesDownload
Background: Primary caregivers of children with disabilities are at risk for poor health; rural caregivers may be especially at risk. Engagement in health promoting behaviors can improve the health of these caregivers but few studies have described these behaviors or outlined the facilitators and...