Recent Submissions

  • 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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