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- 2Vergis, Elizabeth
- 1Abate, Tsion Demeke
- 1Akalu, Girmaw Abebe
- 1Akankwasa, Richard Rwagalla.
- 1Albers, Patricia Anne Katherine.
- 1Albrecht, Lauren
This study asks how members of the Edmonton Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) are learning to challenge capitalist hegemony. A critical ethnographic method is used to explore the question. A history of education in the IWW and related movements provides a foreground to findings and analysis...
Although global citizenship education programs, notably in Canada, are helpful, there are some issues to consider. Knowledge learnt at school does not ensure a positive change in students’ actions (Humes, 2008). Further, encounters between Western learning selves and perceived “others” may lead...
With a focus on the construction of masculinity in relation to confrontational sport, especially ice hockey, this qualitative research explores Chinese Albertan masculinity in day-to-day settings. Data was collected via five in-depth life history interviews. Drawing on leading gender scholar...
A Story of Equity and School Choice Policies: The Need for Caution. A Two-Decade Case Study of a Suburban/Rural School Division in Alberta, CanadaDownload
This 20-year case study is an engagement with the complexities of school choice policies and its effects on equity within one suburban rural public school division. The case study examined policy evolutions in the school division from January 1995 to December 2014 using both extensive...
This dissertation aims to disentangle how the idea of, what I am calling, achievement as accountability has come into being and works within existing deficit narratives around who is seen to be capable in mathematics education. In particular, I interrogate U.S. federal education legislation and...
In many jurisdictions, policies aimed at improving educational processes and outcomes have focused on teacher professional learning. Yet, there is a gap in research concerning teachers’ understandings of their own professional learning as it is influenced by school improvement policies. Using an...