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  • Checkley, Doug; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    Based in a theoretical framework of the ethics of care (Noddings, 2005), researching lived experience through semi-structured interviews, and the individual-environment relation, the central research question asks: What ...
  • McKenzie, Jared Patrick; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    This mixed-methods study investigated the nature of the impact of a multi-day outdoor education camp on the executive functions of sixth grade students (n = 29) in Alberta, Canada. The participants demonstrated statistically ...
  • Desrochers, Kathryn Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge,Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    Teacher efficacy and resilience have been shown as influential in teacher retention, achieving student outcomes, and educational change. This study sought to gain insights into leadership practices that highly efficacious ...
  • Wood, Kevin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    The purpose of the study was to more deeply understand and describe how leaders promote and enact personal and transformational learning of teachers and students, while also meeting the transactional goals and objectives ...
  • Ouellette, Nevada; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020-09-01)
    This thesis used ᐃᓰᐦᒋᑫᐏᐣ/Isîhcikêwin, an Indigenist research paradigm, to explore students’ experiences of participating in the Poo'miikapii: Niitsitapii Approaches to Wellness and Niitsitapiisinni: Real People’s Way of ...
  • Cox, Stefanie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    This study aimed to better understand the unintended consequences of the Nova Scotia Examination: English 10 for students and teachers. Two classrooms were involved in this multisite case study. Data was gathered through ...
  • Neamtu, Kacie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationArts and Science, 2020)
    This study sheds light on the practice of one Albertan high school English teacher over one semester as she instructs her students through the multidimensional practice of writing. In this single case study, teacher practice ...
  • Kowalzik, Landon; University of Lethbirdge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbirdge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    The purpose of this research was to gain a better understanding of the perspectives on and the treatment and assessment of citizenship education by Social Studies 30-1 teachers. A convergent parallel mixed methods approach ...
  • Williams, Joshua Harry; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    Canada is commended as a country that celebrates multicultural diversity; however, literature suggests that this may not universally be the case for individual Canadians. This research study utilizes the Social Dominance ...
  • Nixon, Sarah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2020)
    The challenges associated with the transition to adulthood for former foster youth are well documented within the current literature, but there is limited knowledge available on service providers’ perspective on this ...
  • Stout, Aaron P.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and ScienceArts and ScienceEducation, 2019)
    History has a longstanding relationship with citizenship education (Osborne, 2000). Pedagogically, history classes were used to pass on established narratives to students that reinforced predetermined social priorities. ...
  • Rist, Paige; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019-11-08)
    Many individuals with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (HFASD) experience difficulties communicating effectively in their social world. It has been suggested that low levels of theory of mind, the ability to ...
  • Damgaard, L. Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    This study contributes to the scholarship of women’s sexuality by utilizing a hermeneutic phenomenological lens, with feminist, Tantric nondual underpinnings to explore a group of co-researcher women's understanding of ...
  • Lal, Rita D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Given the lack of research in Canada in the area of high school parent participation, the goal of this study was to gain insight into their perceptions of the following: participation, advantages, changes, and barriers. ...
  • Wrightson, Chelsea R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Due to negative bias, individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or any other non-heterosexual and/or non-gender binary identity are at risk of experiencing a host of physical or mental ...
  • Nielsen, Janet; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducationFaculty of Education, 2019-06-25)
    This study examined the phenomenological experience of the transformation of the fear of death in the context of the mystical and transcendent nature of a near death experience (NDE) or while using psychedelics, specifically ...
  • Rip, Stephanie L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2018)
    Creativity continues to be a prevalent topic amongst educators; there remain questions about what it encompasses, and how to foster it amongst systemic pressures. Consideration has also been given to how self-efficacy ...
  • Polec, Joanne A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2018)
    Alberta’s diploma exams have influenced the landscape of teacher practice since 1983. Over the last eight years, there has been a shift from teaching to the test to a focus on inquiry-based learning and diverse approaches ...
  • Markle, Joshua R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2018)
    This work addresses two questions: how can we better characterize the disadvantages faced by marginalized youth? And once characterized, how do we attend to and redress those disadvantages? In attending to these questions, ...
  • Schaufele, Morgan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2018)
    Philosophical hermeneutics has much to offer the high school English teacher, for it fundamentally reorients our understanding of what it means to interpret – or teach (with) – literature. When we adopt a hermeneutic stance, ...

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