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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”; ...
    • Building a personal learner’s manual: students knowing themselves as learners 

      Turney, Barbara (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015)
      In this research, I explore the ways in which student reflections about themselves as learners grow in depth and in complexity, as they are encouraged to identify and articulate skills and characteristics that make up their ...
    • 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 ...
    • Contributions to the mosaic describing learners’ experiences with open online learning 

      Veletsianos, George; Vrasidas, Charalambos (Educational Media International, 2015)
      While individual offerings of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) differ in significant ways (Bayne & Ross, 2014), this fact did not prevent exuberant authors in the mass media in 2012-2013 to proclaim that MOOCs were ...
    • 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 IS education with flexible teaching and learning 

      Goode, Sigi; Willis, Robert A.; Wolf, James R.; Harris, Albert L. (Journal of Information Systems Education, 2007)
      Flexible teaching and learning is not a new concept, but it is one that we, as educators, do not focus on enough. Designing and delivering innovative, exciting and relevant learning experiences is needed if we are to make ...
    • 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 ...
    • Examining leadership development at ABC Financial 

      Mak, Koreen (2014-12-22)
      Through this thesis, an inquiry was conducted to answer the question of how ABC Financial could expand leadership development within its management group. With an appreciative stance, a multi-method research approach was ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Living our leadership learning in Swift Current, Saskatchewan 

      Wesolowska, Lidia; Agger-Gupta, Niels (Royal Roads University, 2016-06-01)
      This case study of a MA-Leadership capstone project demonstrates three elements of Royal Roads University’s Learning and Teaching Model: 1) Experiential, authentic learning strategies; 2) Supporting integrative learning—how ...
    • Motivation and engagement in inquiry based learning with one to one iPads 

      Wright, Romola (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2014)
      Inquiry based learning using iPad computers was investigated to determine if there was an increase in motivation and engagement using this educational intervention. A multi case study of four students was conducted using ...