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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  • Leadership Development Experiences of Department Chairs at a Postsecondary Institution in Western in Canada: A Case Study 

    Stawnychko, Leda (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-12-01)
    Leadership is one of the most essential determinants of success in organizations. Strong and adaptable leadership is particularly important in postsecondary settings due to an increasingly complex and dynamic social, ...
  • A Pedagogy of ‘Small’: Principles and Values in Small, Open, Online Communities 

    Elias, Tanya; Ritchie, Laura; Gevalt, Geoffrey; Bowles, Kate (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, submittedVersion, 2020-01)
    Innovation in open teaching and learning has become increasingly attentive to the commercial potential for scaling up as witnessed by the growth of massive open online courses (MOOCs) since 2012 (Urrea, Reich, & Thille, ...
  • Strengthening Academic Integrity in Canadian Higher Education: Implications for Alberta 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-01-22)
    This session synthesizes information from a variety of sources to provide an evidence-informed overview of the development of academic integrity in Canada, including research, teaching and learning, policy and student ...
  • Quality Leadership: A Literature Review for Northern Gateway Public Schools 

    Van Rosendaal, Alison; Brown, Barbara (Werklund School of Education, 2019-08-31)
    The purpose of this literature review is to synthesize current research in educational leadership that will support Northern Gateway Public Schools with articulating quality leadership practices within the school district. ...
  • An Inquiry into Major Academic Integrity Violations in Canada: 2010-2019 

    Eaton, Sarah Elaine (Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2020-01-12)
    Purpose: This report highlights cases of academic misconduct in the Canadian post-secondary sector that were covered by the media between 2010 and 2019. Methods: A qualitative document analysis was conducted of publicly ...
  • Partner Research Schools: Conversations About Research Relationships 

    Brown, Barbara; Thomas, Christy; Roy, Sylvie (Werklund School of Education, 2019-10-30)
    Research in and with communities is emerging as a strategy to make research matter for everyone involved. One key condition for successful research-practice partnerships is to develop strong relationships among project ...
  • Robots as Mathematical Objects-and Actions-to-Think-With 

    Francis, Krista; Davis, Brent (University of Copenhagen, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Publisher's version, 2018)
    We investigated how robots might be used to design experiences that support the development of key mathematical proficiencies. Specifically, we sought to understand how the situated, movement-focused, and ...
  • Robotics in Mathematics Education 

    Francis, Krista; Caron, France; Khan, Steven (Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group /Groupe Canadien d’Étude en Didactique des Mathématiques, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Montreal, Publisher's version, May-19)
    Robots and robotics have spread out of research laboratories, industrial and commercial settings to a variety of new locations including living rooms and classrooms. This incursion has afforded different learning opportunities ...
  • Play and Mathematics 

    Francis, Krista (Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, https://jcacs.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/jcacs/about/submissions#copyrightNotice, Publisher's version, 2019)
    In this paper, I argue that a lack of play and joy in classrooms could be due to our North American standardized education system, which emphasizes achievement outcomes. I argue that this system does not benefit the majority ...
  • Supporting struggling preservice teachers: A guide for mentor teachers 

    Burns, Amy; Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Gereluk, Dianne; Mueller, Katherine (University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2019-10-01)
    This resource presents the findings of a two-year study on preservice teachers who struggle in practicum. This study, funded by the Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies, sought the tips and advice of ten ...

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