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  • Near-Fearlessness Women Leaders and Their Shadow: U.S. Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson 

    Fisher, Robert Michael (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, 2019-06-14)
    Across the globe, there is a recent under-examined critical history of important, and relatively effective, leadership by women in political spheres (e.g., Aung San Suu Kyi, Marianne Williamson). The author situates these ...
  • The 'Fear' Matrix Revisited 

    Fisher, Robert Michael (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, 2019-06-12)
    Of the hundreds of new terms created over 30 years of my research, there is probably no more important term amongst them than ‘Fear’ Matrix. It represents the crux conceptual center upon which all my study of fear, ...
  • Fearless Standpoint Theory: Origins of FMS-9 in Arthur Schopenhauer's Work 

    Fisher, Robert Michael (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, 2019-07-09)
    The author shares a brief autobiographical history of his intellectual studies as Schopenhauer’s philosophy (and psychology) from the 19th century has some basic connections with Wilber’s philosophy (and psychology) in the ...
  • Developing a Pedagogy of Critical Curiosity in Professional Education 

    Jubas, Kaela (Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE), Werklund School of Education, Other, University of Calgary, 2019-06-01)
    In this paper, I present what I call critical curiosity, which I employ in a study exploring the benefits of incorporating popular culture into professional education to foster and deepen learning about core concepts or ...
  • Educational Philosophy for the Anthropocene: Zak Stein's Inquiry 

    Fisher, R. M. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-06-29)
    Reimagining “humanity” is a powerful aim of the educational philosophy of Zak Stein. A relative new-comer to the field of Education and philosophy, Stein has in the last decade or so shown himself to be a potent ...
  • A Framework of Effective Teaching for Learning 

    Brandon, Jim; Friesen, Sharon; Nickel, Jodi; Hull, John E.; de Costa, Jose; Potvin, Bernie L.; Gunn, Thelma M. (Werklund School of Education, Professional & Community Engagement, University of Calgary, 2012-03-30)
    This study was commissioned by the Professional Standards Branch of Alberta Education to address the question: What competencies do teachers need to support students to be engaged, ethical and entrepreneurial citizens? ...
  • Schopenhauer on Fear 

    Fisher, Robert Michael (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, 2019-06-20)
    In continual search for the various roots (and routes) of W. thought in regard to making sense of “fear,” the author pursues a preliminary investigation of the great German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). He ...
  • Academic Integrity: Considerations for Learning Designers 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-06-18)
    A workshop on academic integrity for the Community of Learning Design at Athabasca University. Concepts covered: Academic integrity literacy: values, ethical decision-making, behaviours and skills.
  • Outsourcing assessments: The implications of contract cheating for teaching and learning in Canada 

    Usick, Brandy; Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Stoesz, Brenda M. (University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Manitoba, 2019-06-15)
    Contract cheating is a growing problem in higher education with an estimated prevalence of ~3.5%2. At this rate, 71,223 post-secondary students in Canada are requesting others to complete their work for them. In Canada, ...
  • Positioning graduate students for success with an online academic integrity tutorial 

    Lock, Jennifer V.; Schroeder, Meadow; Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-06-04)
    Academic integrity is a major issue in higher education. Supports are available to on-campus students to build their understanding of integrity, yet fewer supports are available for online students. In this presentation, ...

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