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Though postsecondary participation has increased overall, the rate of participation has risen more sharply for middle-class students compared with working-class students (Knighton & Mirza, 2002). Especially pronounced is Krahn’s (2009) finding that children from families where at least one...
A Framework for Evaluating the Impact of Construction Research and Development on University, Construction Industry, and GovernmentDownload
Research and development (R&D) partnerships among universities, industries, and government agencies involve investigative activities that may result in new discoveries and innovations. While R&D partnerships are critical for the technological advancement of the construction industry, they require...
An Intersectional Perspective on Experiences Inspiring Transition to University Among First Nations LearnersDownload
The literature on the university participation of First Nations (First Peoples of Canada) learners pointed to historic K 12 challenges and competing demands that hinder their transition to university. Although learners’ attendance is rising steadily, more females than males attend university. ...
The purpose of this study is to describe international English as an additional language (EAL) students’ experiences in relation to their academic work, as effects of university policy at a western Canadian university. Data from interviews with students and employees were analyzed in relation to...
Hunger on Campus: A Multi-Method Study of Food Insecurity among Post-Secondary Students at the University of AlbertaDownload
Individuals who are food insecure have insufficient access to food due to financial resource constraints. As an increasing number of students seek food assistance from the Campus Food Bank (CFB) Society at the University of Alberta (UAlberta), research is needed to understand why post-secondary...
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...
Several writers have described the aim of global citizenship education as developing in students a global ethic of social justice. Western post-secondary institutions have endeavored to educate students for global citizenship by traveling to and volunteering in developing countries. Such programs...