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    • Academic engagement and achievement in high school mathematics 

      Pearce, Anne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2014)
      The question addressed in this quantitative action research study was: In high school Mathematics is there a correlation between the level of academic engagement and the level of academic achievement? It was hypothesized ...
    • Factors contributing to student success at Cowichan Adult Learning Centre 

      Cowley, Philip A. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2011-05)
      This action research study was designed to discover what students at an adult learning centre believed were the factors that both promoted and prevented their educational success. The centre was located in a medium sized ...
    • A gamified learning environment: using the principles underlying games to engender success in the learning experience 

      Summerfelt, Corina L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015)
      This paper examines the principles of learning identified by James Paul Gee that can be found in video games, and considers how they might be applied to learning a second language. The project was developed with the ...
    • Increasing student engagement through gamification 

      Wilson, Carla M. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015)
      Despite the fact that much literature heralds student engagement as an essential component to improve learning and increase course completion rates, confusion persists on how to accomplish this in an e-learning environment. ...