Faculty Research and Publications

Recent Submissions

  • Pelech, Sharon; Kelly, Darron (EducationUniversity of LethbridgeMemorial University of Newfoundland, 2017)
    The authors explore what constitutes contemplative space in the context of teacher education and how free space can be created so preservice teachers experience contemplative learning practices amidst the intensified and ...
  • Penney, Sharon; Young, Gabrielle; Badenhorst, Cecile; Goodnough, Karen; Hesson, J.; Joy, Rhonda; McLeod, Heather; Pickett, Sarah; Stordy, Mary; Vaandering, Dorothy; Pelech, Sharon (Canadian Society for the Study of Higher EducationEducationMemorial UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    This qualitative research project explored the experiences of women who juggle the demands of family or parenthood while engaging in academic careers at a faculty of education. The researcher-participants consisted of 11 ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique G.; Awosoga, Olu A.; Grigg, Lance; Durnin, Jenna-Marie (Sciedu PressHealth SciencesEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    The purpose of this study was to explore how a smartphone app influences undergraduate nursing students’ perceptions of their critical thinking and clinical decision making ability at the point of care. Using a pretest-posttest ...
  • Perks, Tom; Orr, Doug; Alomari, Elham (Indiana University. Faculty Academy on Excellence in TeachingArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    This case study examines the physical aspects of a particular university classroom, and what affect specific changes to the classroom had on the perceptions of students, instructors and observers regarding the room as an ...
  • Kewley, Erika; McBride, Dawn Lorraine (The Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences and McMaster UniversityEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    This manuscript presents a critical analysis of the ethical implications when mental health professionals, such as psychologists, use data from their clients’ assessments for research purposes. The ethical premise, drawn ...
  • Schuilenberg, Susannah-Joy; Warren, Meg; Crookes, Annie; Al Serkal, Alia; Donaldson, Scott I.; McBride, Dawn Lorraine (Middle East Journal of Positive PsychologyEducationWilliam & Associates Consultant ServicesInternational Positive Psychology AssociationWestern Positive Psychology Association (USA)Heriot-watt Universitydu Telecommunications (UAE)Claremont Graduate UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Professional associations have a mandate to protect and regulate those members deemed qualified to provide mental health services to the public. This is accomplished through supervision and policing of practitioners’ ...
  • Marco, Amy S.; McBride, Dawn Lorraine; Johanson, Gregory (Hakomi InstituteEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This article introduces readers to Hakomi in an alternative manner. Rather than present an overview of the interventions associated with the principles, it provides a personal narrative illustrating how the principles are ...
  • Poulsen, John (David PublishingEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    Student teachers make errors in their practicum. Then they learn and fix those errors. This is the standard arc within a successful practicum. Some students make errors that they do not fix and then make more errors that ...
  • McBride, Dawn Lorraine (EducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Abstract not available
  • MacCormack, Jeffrey W. H.; Matheson, Ian A.; Hutchinson, Nancy L. (Western UniversityEducationUniversity of LethbridgeQueen's University, 2015)
    Clinical interventions have been effective at increasing social skills of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, generalization of those skills to non-clinical environments is often low. To reduce this ...
  • MacCormack, Jeffrey W. H. (Western UniversityEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Program designers develop a wide range of intervention programs to address the social challenges faced by children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but it is not clear how those programs are perceived by ...
  • Pelech, Sharon (University of CalgaryEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    In this article, the author explores the need for science education to be taught as a hermeneutic event, as opposed to a book of facts to be memorized. The fragmented, passive transmission of facts does not allow students ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique G.; Dersch, Sharon; Grigg, Lance (Sciedu PressHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    While the use of simulation is gaining popularity as an educational and training method, little is known about its utility in supporting field research activities. To address this gap, the physical, psychological, and ...
  • von Heyking, Amy (Canadian History of Education AssociationEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    In the mid-1930s, in the midst of economic depression, social turmoil and political upheaval, the province of Alberta introduced an innovative progressive school curriculum, consisting of the “enterprise” approach and ...
  • Jordan, Nané; Hasebe-Ludt, Erika (Foundation for Curriculum TheoryEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    [No abstract available]
  • Hurren, Wanda; Hasebe-Ludt, Erika (Foundation for Curriculum TheoryEducationUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    [No abstract available]
  • Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Boulet, Charles (Optometric Extension Program FoundationEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Cognition, learning, and motor planning are dependent upon accurate encoding of stimuli from the environment. If there is an error in, or an impediment to, sensory perception, higher cognitive functions, such as reading, ...
  • Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Savage, Robert S.; Abrami, Philip C. (FrontiersEducationUniversity of LethbridgeMcGill UniversityConcordia University, 2014)
    The present paper reports a cluster randomized control trial evaluation of teaching using ABRACADABRA (ABRA), an evidence-based and web-based literacy intervention (http://abralite.concordia.ca) with 107 kindergarten and ...
  • Slomp, David H.; Corrigan, Julie A.; Sugimoto, Tamiko (National Council of Teachers of EnglishEducationUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Ottawa, 2014)
    The increasing diversity of students in contemporary classrooms and the concomitant increase in large-scale testing programs highlight the importance of developing writing assessment programs that are sensitive to the ...
  • O'Neill, Linda; George, Serena; Koehn, Corinne; Shepard, Blythe (Co-Action PublishingEducationUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    Background. Northern-based research on mental health support, no matter the specific profession, helps to inform instruction of new practitioners and practitioners already working in rural or isolated conditions. Understanding ...

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