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  • Cultural Theorist Jean Gebser Meets a Fearologist 

    Fisher, Robert M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute : Calgary, AB., Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-10-17)
    The author, a fearologist, reviews his own engagement with the work of cultural historian and theorist Jean Gebser (1905-1970), and then offers evidence of how important fear (and anxiety) are in the work of Gebser’s epochs ...
  • Exploring Racism and Academic Integrity through a Circle Process 

    Boisvert, Sheryl; Teymouri, Nazanin; Medicine Crane, Jamie Ahksistowaki; Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-10-16)
    A complete set of workshop materials from our session at the 2020 Alberta Teachers’ of English as a Second Language (ATESL) conference. Our session focuses on restorative practices to address violations of academic integrity. ...
  • History of Fearlessness: Interpreting the World Through a Conspiracy Theory 

    Fisher, Robert M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-10-12)
    This paper enquires into an explanation (theory) for why the history of fearlessness has not had any uptake in a significant way in human history. The author, one of the foremost thinkers and developers of a history of ...
  • Geopolitical Configuration of Identities and Learning: Othering through the Institutionalized Categorization of “English Language Learners” 

    Takeuchi, Miwa A. (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, acceptedVersion, 2020-10-05)
    This study critically examines how the geopolitical configuration of identities, through the medium of the institutionalized label of “English language learners,” can shape and constrain localized experiences for learners. ...
  • How to Best Define 'the Enemy': Tips for Marianne Williamson & Other Emancipatory Leaders 

    Fisher, Robert M. (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-10-05)
    As part of an ongoing series of papers, blogs, and a new book on the intellectual and social leadership of Marianne Williamson (1952-), this technical paper 113 explores the problem of defining ‘the enemy’ as a sub-set of ...
  • Marianne Williamson's Dubious 'Be Courageous' Prescriptions Need a 21st Century Upgrade 

    Fisher, Robert M. (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-09-28)
    After decades of following the potent leadership capabilities of Marianne Williamson, and especially her last few years centralizing her activities within the active political leadership races in the U.S.A., the author ...
  • The Fear Problem in Many Guises 

    Fisher, Robert M. (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    The author reviews issues of the day that are part of a global crisis in relationship to fear. Then he distinguishes those fear problems from his own theorizing after 31 years of study and publishing on fear, what he means ...
  • The Intersection of Contract Academic Work and Contract Cheating: Policy Brief 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-10-01)
    Purpose: The goal of this report is to provide substance for an evidence-informed discussion about the intersection of precarious academic employment and the contract cheating industry. Methods: This is a qualitative report ...
  • 25 Strategies to Prevent Plagiarism 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    This teaching resource offers educators practical strategies for preventing plagiarism.
  • 15 Strategies to Detect Contract Cheating 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-09-25)
    This resource for educators offers concrete strategies to identify and detect contract cheating.

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