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    • Acknowledgements 

      Grundy, Stephen L.; Hamilton, Doug; Veletsianos, George; Agger-Gupta, Niels; Márquez, Pedro; Forssman, Vivian; Legault, Myriam (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      We are very appreciative of our colleagues at Royal Roads University, including the faculty, librarians, and staff who have provided support, ideas, contributions, and feedback during the preparation of this volume. We ...
    • Appreciative inquiry in RRU mid-career student life 

      Agger-Gupta, Niels; Perodeau, Ann (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      The MA-Leadership (MAL) Program features an adult learning model and highlights three elements of the RRU Learning and Teaching Model (LTM): “facilitate authentic, challenging, collaborative and engaging learning experiences”; ...
    • "Best practices" in teaching and learning: Challenging current paradigms and redefining their role in education 

      Rekar-Munro, Carolin (College Quarterly, 2005)
      With pervasive and persistent changes affecting education, educators are called to challenge current paradigms about best practices in instructional design and delivery and redefine how they are integrated into the curriculum. ...
    • [Book Review] Why the humanities matter today: In defense of liberal education 

      Livingstone, David (The Eric Voegelin Society, 2017-11-25)
      David Livingston reviews "Why the humanities matter today: In defense of liberal education" edited by Lee Trepanier (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017).
    • Conceptualizing open educational practices through the lens of constructive alignment 

      Paskevicius, Michael (ICDE, 2017)
      The act of instruction may be conceptualized as consisting of four elements: learning outcomes, learning resources, teaching and learning activities, and assessments and evaluation. For instructors in higher education, the ...
    • Conclusion 

      Hamilton, Doug (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      This book was produced to illuminate faculty, student, and staff perspectives on and experiences with the Royal Roads University Learning and Teaching Model. Our intention was to enable this model to come alive by illustrating ...
    • Conversations in the cloud: The use of blogs to support learning in higher education 

      Paskevicius, Michael (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015-12-15)
      Modern information and communications technologies provide a range of options for users to digitally capture and share their experiences and reflections. This paper will examine how blogs have been used effectively for ...
    • Creativity takes courage: Integrating video assignments into academic courses and blended programs 

      Malisius, Eva (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      While the integration of technology has become more commonplace in academic classrooms, many instructors hesitate to integrate video assignments into courses. This chapter addresses how to frame video assignments and manage ...
    • Cultivating belonging: Living leadership in communities of learning 

      Page, Beth; Etmanski, Catherine; Agger-Gupta, Niels (Royal Roads University, 2017-06-01)
      Learning Communities are an important element of the Royal Roads University (RRU) Learning and Teaching Model. Cohort members in Royal Roads University’s Master’s of Arts in Leadership (MAL) program remain connected and ...
    • Disaster case study: A theoretically informed learning activity design 

      Slick, Jean (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      Royal Roads University (RRU) is one of only two Canadian institutions offering a master’s degree in the disaster and emergency management (DEM) field. Given the formative stage of development of this relatively new academic ...
    • Engaging Students in Life-Changing Learning: Royal Roads University's Learning and Teaching Model in Practice - Revised Edition 

      Grundy, Stephen L.; Hamilton, Doug; Veletsianos, George; Agger-Gupta, Niels; Márquez, Pedro; Forssman, Vivian; Legault, Myriam (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      While numerous institutions across the globe are currently developing institutional educational frameworks to improve student outcomes, experiences, and success, scholars have long lamented mismatches between theory and ...
    • Enhancing student learning experience through group supervision using a digital learning platform 

      Rowe, Wendy E.; Harris, Brigitte; Graf, Marie; Rogers, Sandra (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      This article describes the use of a digital learning platform to facilitate group supervision of students completing their capstone projects for a Masters in Leadership program. To address the problem of social and academic ...
    • Flexible admission and academic performance 

      Grundy, Stephen L. (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      The effect of flexible admission practices on academic performance are examined. A data set consisting of over 8,000 student records of which 27% consisted of non-traditional (flexible) admissions was examined. The results ...
    • Fostering success 

      Barclay, Ruby (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster outlining a project to partner with the Tuition Wavier Program at Vancouver Island University to create a campus of support for students who have experienced government care.
    • From barriers to breakthroughs: Student experiences of the RRU learning model 

      Walinga, Jennifer; Harris, Brigitte (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      This narrative inquiry examines students’ stories of transformative learning. The paper describes the constructivist, social constructionist, and transdisciplinary theoretical roots of Royal Roads University’s Learning ...
    • How to build a learning community: Activate, abdicate, articulate 

      Black, John (University Press of America, 1999)
      This paper argues that a successful learning community requires a classroom in which students are active, a sharing of responsibility for learning between teachers and students, and clear communication about the importance ...
    • Improving work integrated learning through implementing internship performance indicators 

      Wilson-Mah, Rebecca; Thomlinson, Eugene (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      In applied programs, there is a growing expectation for students to be workready at the end of their undergraduate and graduate studies. Work integrated learning is a strategy that enmeshes applied and practical experience ...
    • Interactive, contextual, and experiential (ICE) pedagogy for intercultural competence development 

      Li, Zhenyi; Chao, Ining (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      We developed ICE (Interactive, Contextual, and Experiential) pedagogy for RRU MA-IIC program’s overseas residency by applying King and Baxter Magolda’s developmental framework for intercultural maturity (2005). Specific ...
    • Introduction 

      Hamilton, Doug; Grundy, Stephen L.; Veletsianos, George (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      In this introduction, we provide a short background to RRU, a brief overview of the RRU Learning and Teaching Model, and an introduction to the chapters included in the book.
    • Learning to learn and teach together: Faculty members’ perspectives on the applications of the five-pillar model within an internationalized context 

      Hamilton, Doug; Childs, Elizabeth (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      This research examines the fit between an institutional learning and teaching framework and the design and delivery of an internationalized graduate-level educational leadership program from the perspective of faculty ...