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Sex, sexual, and gender differences in Canadian K-12 schools: Theoretical and empirical perspectives on identity, policy, and practiceDownload
The research in this dissertation develops a multiperspective theoretical framework, which I describe as queer criticality, to guide the examination of discursive practices, educational policies, and public discourses that undergird heteronormativity and disproportionately impact the personal...
Gender Non-Conformity in Elementary Schools: Learning from the Experiences of Children who do not Conform to Gender StereotypesDownload
This qualitative research study seeks to understand the educational experiences of elementary aged children who do not conform to gender stereotypes. The study explores the educational experiences of three children who have all identified as transgender while in elementary school. The study also...
Shaped by Western, patriarchal attitudes, sex education is a contentious issue. Sex education for adults primarily focuses on health promotion and prevention for ‘at risk’ audiences. This approach contests progressive calls to ensure that sexuality-related interventions focus more on positive...
Current statistics suggest women form the majority of online learners. Their enrollment levels may be a result of promotional materials suggesting online learning allows learners access to flexible learning opportunities that will complement their busy lives. This research questions those...
The emergence of higher vocational education (HVE) in China (1980-2007): vocationalism, Confucianism, and neoinstitutionalismDownload
This study examines how political-economic and socio-cultural influences had impacted the institutional development of HVE in China by investigating the historical development process of HVE between 1980 and 2007, when the country was undergoing tremendous political, economic, and social...