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  • Raging Skies: Development of a Digital Game-Based Science Assessment Using Evidence-Centred Game Design 

    Chu, Man Wai; Chiang, Angie (Alberta Teachers’ Association, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Permission granted by journal editor, Publisher's version, 2018-04)
    Digital game-based assessments have been gaining popularity; however, there is often an imbalance between entertainment and educational game elements, yielding barriers for both students and teachers. This paper examines ...
  • Reframing Coding as “Mathematization” in the K–12 Classroom: Views from Teacher Professional Learning 

    Sengupta, Pratim; Brown, Barbara; Rushton, Kenzie; Shanahan, Marie Claire (Alberta Teachers’ Association, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Permission granted by journal editor, Publisher's version, 2018-04)
    There is now a growing body of literature that argues for the use of computational programming and modelling in K–12 science classrooms. However, one of the common pedagogical challenges of using computational modelling ...
  • Coding and Computational Thinking in Math and Science 

    Martin, Steve; Jacobsen, Michele (Alberta Teachers’ Association, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Permission granted by journal editor, Publisher's version, 2018-04)
    In this article, we provide a definition of coding and computational thinking as part of an explanation for why coding and computational thinking skills are important for all students to develop and learn as a part of their ...
  • It’s More Than Just Making: Insights into Facilitating Learning Through Making 

    Lock, Jennifer; da Rosa dos Santos, Luciano; Hollohan, Paula; Becker, Sandra (Alberta Teachers’ Association, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Permission granted by journal editor, Publisher's version, 2018-04)
    Makerspaces are a rapidly growing trend in education. Schools are incorporating makerspaces to provide students with experiential learning opportunities to be designers, innovators and makers. Attention must be given not ...
  • From Reticence to Resistance: Understanding Educators’ Engagement with Indigenous Environmental Issues in Canada 

    Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory (Taylor & Francis, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, https://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=ceer20&page=instructions#dsp, Post-print, 2018-01-07)
    Educators who introduce critical socio-ecological issues into learning contexts often experience formidable internal and external challenges. This is especially true when intersecting Indigenous and environmental issues ...
  • Building Leadership Capacity Through High-Quality Professional Learning 

    Thomas, Christy; Turner, Jeffrey; Brandon, James Edward; Friesen, Sharon (Werklund School of Education, Office of Research, University of Calgary, 2018-08-20)
    The purpose of this literature review is to synthesize the body of work that can inform leadership development through high-quality collaborative professional learning. In this literature review the authors draw on a ...
  • Academic Outsourcing: Essay Mills, Theses-On-Demand and Contract Cheating 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-04-05)
    Slides from a workshop on contract cheating presented at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary. Includes: Overview, purpose, definition of contract cheating, advocacy, awareness, prevalence, ...
  • Self-Plagiarism Research Literature in the Social Sciences: A Scoping Review 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Crossman, Katherine (Springer, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, Post-print, 2018-06)
    Self-plagiarism is a contentious issue in higher education, research and scholarly publishing contexts. The practice is problematic because it disrupts scientific publishing by over-emphasizing results, increasing journal ...
  • “Growing our own teachers”: rural individuals becoming certified teachers 

    Gereluk, Dianne; Dressler, Roswita; Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Becker, Sandra‏ (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-05-27)
    This presentation was presented by Dianne Gereluk on behalf of the research team at a panel on rural education at the 46th CSSE conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada on May 27, 2018.
  • Students’ Identities and Collaboration in Mathematics Group Work 

    Valera, Silvana; Takeuchi, Miwa (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2018-05-29)
    In this study, we examined how students’ different identities, especially gender and students’ relationship with mathematics, influenced leadership and group work in math classrooms. This study took place in two linguistically ...

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