The work of the Werklund School of Education is learning. Research is an engaging way of learning what is not already yet known, or probing what is already known but in new ways. Within the Werklund School of Education, the research conducted by our professors and students is incredibly diverse.

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  • Avoiding Predatory Journals and Questionable Conferences: A Resource Guide 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Post-print, 2018-01)
    Purpose: The goal of this guide is to provide a clear overview of the topics of predatory journals and questionable conferences and advice on how to avoid them. This guide intentionally adopts a plain language approach to ...
  • EAP Curriculum Alignment and Social Acculturation: Student Perceptions 

    Tweedie, M. Gregory; Kim, Marcia (TESL Canada, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl/about, Publisher's version, 2015)
    The role of English as a second language (ESL) teachers and instruction as fac- tors in student social and psychological acculturation is widely acknowledged. However, the function of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) ...
  • A Comparison of IELTS, TOEFL, and EAP Course Results as Predictors of English Language Learning Success in an Undergraduate Nursing Program 

    Johnson, Robert C.; Tweedie, M. Gregory (TESOL Arabia, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary in Qatar, Publisher's version, 2017)
  • Does language learning make us racist? 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (University of Calgary, Education, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2011-08)
    An exploratory essay about how language learners are presented only with the positive aspects of another culture.
  • Perceptions of ESL Program Management in Canadian Higher Education: A Qualitative Case Study 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, http://ijlter.org/, Education, 2017-09)
    ESL programs at post-secondary institutions must often generate revenue in addition to teaching students English. Institutions often impose explicit expectations on these programs to generate profit, creating unique ...
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments in Higher Education: A Review of the Literature 

    Jacobsen, Michele; Brown, Barbara; Lambert, Deborah (University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2013)
    The purpose of this literature review is to present a research-informed summary of the ways in which learning technologies change teaching and learning experiences in higher education. The following is necessarily a selective ...
  • Partner research schools: Conversations about research ethics 

    Brown, Barbara; Ellard, John; Faught, Erin; Mosher, Ronna (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2017-11-01)
    This working document is for researchers and practitioners conducting research in schools or responsible for making decisions about the conduct of research in K-12 Schools. The working document may also be applicable to ...
  • Early Years Students’ Relationships with Mathematics 

    Takeuchi, Miwa; Towers, Jo; Plosz, Jennifer (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2016-12-01)
    Early years mathematics experiences have been shown to be a significant predictor for students’ school readiness and future mathematics achievement. Previous research also indicates an important connection between emotion ...
  • Friendships and group work in linguistically diverse mathematics classrooms: Opportunities to learn for English language learners 

    Takeuchi, Miwa (Routledge, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10508406.2016.1169422, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2016-06-01)
    This ethnographic study examined students’ opportunities to learn in linguistically diverse mathematics classrooms in a Canadian elementary school. I specifically examined the contextual change of group work, which ...
  • Graduate student research manual: Focus groups and interviews 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Brown, Barbara (Education, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2017-08-25)
    This manual is a practical training guide for Masters of Education students (referred to graduate-student researchers) in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. It may also be applicable to students working ...

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