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- 1Bechtel, Robert E
- 1Brooks, Charmaine
- 1Brown, Carol A.M
- 1Crocker, Jocelyn R
- 1Henkelman, Gregory L
- 1Jamieson, Marnie V
A cross-cultural comparison of scientific language use: Indigenous and Eurocentric discourse on issues regarding caribou in the NorthDownload
This work is an attempt to understand and lessen the borders that exist between Indigenous knowledge and Eurocentric science. I contend that the two groups represent distinct cultures and that it is important to look at the differences and similarities that occur in language use as the two...
Our world is changing from social, technical, cultural, inclusivity, environmental, risk tolerance equity, and global economic perspectives. We are transitioning to different ways of knowing and working. The societal expectations of engineers and professional engineering are changing. These...
My research is a critical examination of technology policy discourse between four organizational groups: Alberta Education, the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA), the College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) and the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA). I adopt a discursive...
This qualitative exploratory study investigated how one teacher’s view of science literacy was manifested in different classes. Using transcripts of semi-structured interviews and audio/video recordings of classroom and lab activities, one teacher’s professed science literacy values were...
This research was designed to determine what conceptual changes occur when students use computer simulations, and whether simulations with characteristics defined as engaging by Adams et al. (2008a; 2008b), Granlund, Berglund, and Eriksson (2000), Kali and Linn (2008), Kim, Yoon, Whang, Tversky,...
Given the prevalence of web use by teachers and students and the need for all citizens to be information literate, teachers across curricula are expected to model and develop information literacy and web searching skills within their classrooms. Unfortunately, little is known about how teachers...
After immigrating to Canada, some foreign-trained professional women (FTPWs) enrol in adult high school–level upgrading to begin to reestablish their careers if their international credentials are unrecognized. To explore this phenomenon, the theoretical framework of possible selves was used as a...
As a result of science being viewed as universal and promoting Eurocentric values, science education has been suggested to be inaccessible for culturally and linguistically diverse students as measured by achievement gaps, poor standardized test results, and racial and ethnic disparities in...