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Lemay, J.-F., Lockyer, J., White, J.S., Brownell, K.
Background: Although essay questions are used in the admissions process in many medical schools, there has been little research on how applicants respond to essay questions. Aims: The purpose of this study was to explore how applicants to medical school approach essay questions used in the...
"Boring, Frustrating, Impossible": Tracing the Negative Affects of Reading from Interviews to Story CirclesDownload
Fuller, Danielle; Rehberg Sedo, DeNel
How can you trace the negative affects of reading experiences? Reading studies research often relies on heroic, transformational and celebratory narratives about reading elicited from research participants but also co-produced by the researchers because of the methods employed. In this essay we...
"But we can't go back": Unexpected consequences of raising expectations through organizational leadership development.Download
Langenhoff, P., Spiers, J.A., Cummings, G.G., Bhatti, A.., Sharlow, J.
In 2004, a provincial cancer agency in Canada developed and implemented a provincewide Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) to enhance organizational leadership and relationships. Research using a quasi-experimental survey design determined whether LDI implementation influenced the emotional...
Stout, Madeleine, Collins, Damian, Stadler, Sophie L., Soans, Ranon, Sanborn, Emma, Summers, Robert J.
A winter city is any urban centre that experiences a long, dark, cold, and/or snowy winter. The Winter Cities movement is a more precise concept, referring to cities taking an active role in becoming more appealing and functional in winter, primarily through physical interventions. The movement...
This is a pre-publication version of the refereed article published as: Lianne McTavish, “Curating and the End of the Professions,” Journal of Curatorial Studies, 6, 2 Special Issue, Curatorial Studies: Situations, Issues, Prospects (Fall 2017), 181-93.
Yonge, O., Myrick, F., Luhanga, F.L.
In a grounded theory study examining the process of precepting an unsafe student, it was found that preceptors assigned passing grades to students who in fact should not have passed. Although preceptors perceived their role as gatekeepers for the profession, by not assigning failing grades to...
"From Silos to Networks: Re-envisioning Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in a Modern Languages Department"Download
Beard, Laura, Kost, Claudia, Ruétalo, Victoria, Smith, Carrie, True, Micah
This is the final, accepted version of the following article: Laura Beard, Claudia Kost, Victoria Ruetalo, Carrie Smith, and Micah True (equal co-authorship), “From Silos to Networks: Re-envisioning Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in a Modern Language Department.” It originally appeared in a...
"Her world gets smaller and smaller with nothing to look forward to”: Dimensions of social inclusion and exclusion among rural dementia care networksDownload
Clark, K., DeForge, R., Forbes, D.A., Ward-Griffin, C., Mendelsohn, M., St-Amant, O., Kloseck, M.
The purpose of this research was to critique the nature of rural dementia care from the perspectives of persons with dementia, their family caregivers and home care providers through a social inclusion/exclusion lens. A critical gerontology approach within a human rights framework (Townsend,...