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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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Digital Learning Environments 

      Veletsianos, George (Wiley, 2016)
    • 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 ...
    • Drawing gender equality: A participatory action research project with educators in northern Uganda 

      Jones, Shelley (Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 2019)
      This paper reports upon an arts-based participatory action research project conducted with a cohort of 30 teachers in rural Northwest Uganda during a one-week professional development course. Multimodality (Kress & Jewitt, ...
    • Educators’ explorations with gender performativities and orientations: A participatory action research project in West Nile sub-region, Uganda 

      Jones, Shelley (Language and Literacy, 2019)
      This paper discusses findings from a feminist participatory action research study conducted in the West Nile region of Northern Uganda with a group of 35 educators who attended a one-week intensive professional development ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hands-on project based learning: the key to student engagement 

      Hittel, Janelle (Vancouver Island University, 2013)
      The purpose of this project is to look at ways to increase motivation and engagement of students and skill development that will help prepare students for the changing world. This project focuses on using a hands-on project ...
    • How a solution focused coach discipline supports teachers implementing 21st century curriculum 

      Switnicki, Barry J. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
      This paper examines the potential impact of integrating a modern, solution-focused coaching discipline into educational course design and delivery for 21st century curriculum. A syllabus/overview was developed for a course ...
    • 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 ...
    • Innovative teaching strategies that meet the needs of all students 

      Mann, Lakhwinder Kaur (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This project work was prepared to explore innovative teaching strategies for rural Indian primary schools with an intention to prepare a grade one to five handbook for teachers. The design was based on the British Columbia ...
    • 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.