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    • Active school transportation: counting steps toward a healthy future 

      Arkell, Graeme E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      One of the most pressing concerns affecting Canadian youth today is their failure to obtain sufficient levels of physical activity. Canadian and World Health Organization guidelines stipulate that to derive health benefits, ...
    • All in: inclusion through the arts 

      McKee, Jennifer (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    • An alternative blue print: a white paper for the education of the ‘Paniya’ tribes in Wayanad, Kerala, India 

      Ulahanna, Joseph Athrashaery (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    • Anxiety in the classroom: a growing concern 

      Meredith, Kelli F. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This research design has been developed with current literature in mind, around the topics of anxiety and mental health for school aged children and youth. Autoethnography was used in conjunction with a thorough review of ...
    • Balancing technology: an informed approach to technology in education 

      Abra, Meaghan L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      The tensions between the advantages and disadvantages of technology use often make technology a heated discussion topic between teachers, parents, and students. The goal of this research is to bridge the conversation between ...
    • Circle time check-ins in secondary schools: a classroom approach to improving students’ social responsibility 

      Zimmer, Carmen M.E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      The purpose of this study was to add to the field of research on circle time use in secondary schools and on the use of Circle Time Check-Ins in secondary schools for creating a sense of belonging and improving students’ ...
    • The commercialization of tertiary education in India: challenges and strategies for educational leadership 

      Singh, Rupinderpreet (2018)
      This project work explores the challenges of the commercialization of tertiary education in India. Several years ago, some philanthropists started private institutes in order to provide free education to needy children. ...
    • Creating more powerful and engaged teachers for public Schools in India 

      Gupta, Ishneet (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This research project aims to create more powerful and engaged teachers for public schools in India. To achieve this aim, a Professional Development Course for the teachers and principals was prepared to explore the role ...
    • A culture of learning 

      Breden, Morgan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      I believe that schools are better places when everyone involved is a learner. This design project has been created with the intention of moving my school towards a culture of ongoing and meaningful professional development, ...
    • Developing intercultural competence in post-secondary students participating in short-term study abroad programs 

      White, Ali D. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      There has been a steady increase in the number of international students studying in Canada over the last decade. As international student numbers increase, new demands for more innovative and flexible programming, including ...
    • The effects of emotional labour on teacher identity 

      Fisk, Marsie L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This purpose of this study was to share the experience of mid-career teachers as they continued to develop and understand their personal and professional identities, and to identify how emotional labor impacts identity. ...
    • Exploring the experiences of Arab students at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia 

      Mahmoud, Mahmoud (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
      Although there exists extensive literature on the experiences of international students studying at post-secondary institutions in North America; there is scant literature on the unique challenges experienced by Arab ...
    • Exploring the teacher-administrator relationship in schools: a workshop to build and sustain relationships 

      Rai, Jasleen Kaur (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This study reflects some theoretical aspects of interpersonal relationships in the sphere of education. It highlights the presence of mutual understanding and the importance of common cognitive identification of the subjects ...
    • Factors that impact girls’ education in Ghana: the role of cultural mind-set 

      Rubio, Aurora (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This research explores fully, cultural mind-set, as the main factor that underlies the problem of girls’ education in Ghana, rather than poverty. This research highlights and analyses the cultural aspects of Ghanaian society ...
    • Fostering student self-assessment confidence and skill 

      Keen, Noreen A. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      The present study was created to develop students’ confidence (self-efficacy) and skill (expertise) to self-assess their own writing. The literature suggested that the self-assessment process is designed to enable students ...
    • A holistic, inclusive school for India: prakritik parisar 

      Koli, Jayesh Paul (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      Education in India is still exam oriented, where life outcomes for learners are influenced by performance on standardized tests. The purpose of this project was to develop a curricular structure for a proposed school, ...
    • How I use personal stories to build connections in a middle school 

      Goessman, Corrie L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      What has become my most magnificent skill is my ability to cultivate and create connections between learners within their school community by using their personal stories. I have learned that when a child is free to share ...
    • IBL in ESL class 

      Madi, Kholoud (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
      This project examines teaching English as a second language (ESL) abroad with inquiry-based learning (IBL) concepts. Last year, I was a full-time student and I had a chance to experience IBL myself. IBL helps students ...
    • Implementing Montessori aspects in a conventional high school chemistry classroom in India 

      Augustine, Amala Rose Kalaparambil (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This thesis is a first step to my vision of combining alternative as well as traditional educational approaches within a high school chemistry conventional classroom in my home province, Kerala, India. The study explores ...
    • In transition: the unexpected moments of a new vice-principal 

      Scott, Jennifer M. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This research project explores the transition from teacher to vice-principal, focusing on the unexpected moments of the journey. A process of auto-ethnography is used to share the emotional experiences of the first-year ...