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  • 28-29 April 1944. HMCS Haida 

    Geoff Bird (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    HMCS Haida is one of 27 tribal class ships built for the British, Canadian, and Australian navies in the 1930s and 1940s. It is the only one that survives today. The ship is now the focal point of Parks Canada’s HMCS Haida ...
  • 5 harm reduction tips for heroin users 

    Hartney, Elizabeth (Verywell Mind, 2018-07-02)
    If you use heroin, you're taking your life into your hands every time you use. There are many risks and harms associated with heroin use and the drug trade that enables it. The only true way to avoid involving yourself in ...
  • Abne Praksisser Og Identitet – evidens fra forskeres og underviseres deltagelse i sociale medier 

    Veletsianos, George (Kognition & Paedagogik, 2014-06)
    The ways in which the new technologies and social media are used and perceived by researchers and teachers is insufficiently understood and explored. The aim of this study is to investigate individual researchers' ...
  • Adventure learning: Educational, social, and technological affordances for collaborative hybrid distance education 

    Doering, Aaron; Miller, Charles; Veletsianos, George (Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008)
    Adventure learning (AL) is a hybrid distance education approach that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through authentic learning experiences within collaborative learning environments. ...
  • Aerodrome of Democracy 

    Geoff Bird (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    130,000 pilots and other aircrew through the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) trained in Canada during the Second World War. Because of the wide-open spaces, proximity to American technology, and that it ...
  • Amazed, appreciative, or ambivalent? Student and faculty perceptions of librarians embedded in online courses 

    Meredith, William; Mussell, Jessica (Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 2014-08-15)
    With the continuing trend toward university courses being offered online, there is corresponding need for academic librarians to support students in those digital spaces. We developed a sustainable model for embedding ...
  • The application of cognitive interviews to financial crimes 

    Lokanan, Mark (Journal of Financial Crime, 2018)
    The purpose of this paper is to present an argument for the use of cognitive interviews to be use in financial crime investigations. In particular, the paper argues that the components of cognitive interview make it useful ...
  • Auditors’ liability and investors’ protection in Canada: The ‘leaky umbrella’ 

    Lokanan, Mark (Journal of Accounting and Auditing: Research & Practice, 2018)
    In the spring of 1997, the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) rendered a decision in Hercules Managements Ltd. v. Ernst & Young [1997] (“Hercules”) that left shareholders out in the cold. Ever since the verdict in Hercules ...
  • Authenticity and Children’s Engagement with Writing 

    Jones, Shelley (Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada, 2015)
    Authentic literacy activities engage children with meaningful reading and writing (Duke, Purcell-Gates, Hall, & Tower, 2006), but little investigation has been conducted into the relationship of the kinds of writing children ...
  • Balancing Development and Conservation? An Assessment of Livelihood and Environmental Outcomes of Nontimber Forest Product Trade in Asia, Africa, and Latin America 

    Kusters, Koen; Achdiawan, Ramadhani; Belcher, Brian; Ruiz Pérez, Manuel (Resilience Alliance, 2006)
    This article addresses the question, to what extent and under which conditions nontimber forest product (NTFP) trade leads to both livelihood improvement and forest conservation. We based the analysis on a standardized ...
  • "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. ...
  • Biases in charitable giving to international humanitarian aid: The role of psychic distance 

    Mittleman, Robert; Dow, Douglas (Journal of Macromarketing, 2018)
    At a time when government support for international humanitarian aid is decreasing, organizations devoted to helping in times of disaster are looking ever more to the individual donor for financial contributions. In this ...
  • Body-Ekstasis: Socio-Semiotic Reflections on Surpassing the Dualism of Body-Image 

    Vannini, Phillip (Ashgate, 2006)
    The body and experiences of embodiment have generated a rich and diverse sociological literature. This volume articulates and illustrates one major approach to the sociology of the body: symbolic interactionism, an ...
  • Canadian Women’s Army Corps 

    Geoff Bird (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    During the Second World War, the Canadian government recognized that allowing women to serve in the military, in non-combat roles, would free men to fight overseas. The Canadian Army created the Canadian Women’s Army Corps ...
  • Challenges to the fraud triangle: Questions on its usefulness 

    Lokanan, Mark (Accounting Forum, 2015)
    Fraud is increasing with frequency and severity. In this paper, I explore the assertion of the fraud triangle as a useful practitioner framework employed to combat fraud. This paper is anchored through Fairclough's critical ...
  • The Changing Meanings of Authenticity: An Interpretive Biography of Professors’ Work Experiences 

    Vannini, Phillip (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2006)
    This paper contributes to the symbolic interactionist literature on authenticity and the self by drawing from ethnographic research conducted with 46 faculty members at an American public research university. I offer an ...
  • Chinese Labour Corps 

    Geoff Bird (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    In 1917, 80,000 men from China arrived in Canada. They were on their way to France to work as labourers. They were a secret group called The Chinese Labour Corps (CLC). The arrived in British Columbia, where they were ...
  • Coast Defence 

    Geoff Bird (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    During the Second World War Fort Rodd Hill in Victoria, BC became a significant point of national defence. Built by Britain’s Royal Navy in the 1890s, Fort Rodd Hill was updated in the early 1940s to defend the coast against ...
  • Cognitive and affective benefits of an animated pedagogical agent: Considering contextual relevance and aesthetics 

    Veletsianos, George (Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2007)
    Choi and Clark (2006) argue that learning is attributed to the instructional method rather than the specific medium used to deliver instruction (i.e. the pedagogical agent). Additionally, they consider pedagogical agents ...
  • The comedown, crash, or rebound effect you get after taking drugs 

    Hartney, Elizabeth (Verywell Mind, 2018-06-27)
    A rebound effect, a crash, and a comedown, are all drug after-effects that cause different symptoms. It is important to understand each condition and how each set of symptoms plays a role in addiction.