Education Theses and Dissertations

 

This collection contains theses and dissertations from the Department of Education, collected from the Scholarship@Western Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Learning About Teaching Science: Improving Teachers' Practice Through Collaborative Professional Learning, Sarah E. Cloutier

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An Examination of the Leadership Practices Related to School Culture and Organizational Learning in a Consolidated Grade 7-12 School, Krista E. Dalzell

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Pathways to Inclusion: Organizational Practices and Collaboration in the Least Restrictive Environment in a High School in Northern California, Angelica G. de Koning

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Mental Health Policies and Practices: Student Services Leaders Connect the Dots, Laurie E. Dodson

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Evaluation of the Effect of a Behavioural Coaching Intervention on Faculty Adoption of Technology-Enhanced Teaching Practices, Nicole M. Domonchuk

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An Investigation of Multiliteracies Pedagogies in Language Teacher Education: A Mixed Methods Study, Adrienne Doucette-Vanthuyne

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Bullying Experiences Among First Nations Youth: Identifying Effects on Mental Health and Potential Protective Factors, Caely I. Dunlop

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Examining internalizing symptoms in child and youth victims of emotional abuse and bullying: The mediating effects of individual and family strength factors in clinical samples, Amani M. Elrofaie

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Role of Advocacy Organizations in Promoting Inclusive Education Policies for Students with Rare Chronic Health Conditions: Insights for Education Leaders, Jennifer Flinn

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Developmental Evaluation of a Gender Bullying and Sexualized Violence Prevention Program for Adolescent Males: Preliminary Lessons on Engaging Boys, Matthew B. Gillespie

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The Work of Elementary Principals in Supporting New Teachers in Ontario, Publicly-Funded, English Speaking Schools, Jennifer M. Gonyou-Brown

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Organisational Improvement Plan: System of Care, Derek Haime

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An Examination of Emotional Intelligence as a Potential Mediator in Educator Stress and Burnout, Kaitlin Hancock

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The Effect of Speech-to-Text Software on Learning a New Writing Strategy, Katrina N. Haug

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High School Boys' Experiences of a Violence Against Women Prevention Program, Mark WA Henshaw

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Am I a Bully? A Mixed Methods Phenomenological Study of the Perspectives and Experiences of Girls Who Are Relationally Aggressive, Laura A. Hogarth

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Exploring the Transition from Classroom Teacher to Vice-Principal in Rural Schools, Julie Hohner

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The Relationship Between School Leaders' Behaviors and Teachers' Perceptions of their Value in Promoting A Culture of Inclusive Education, Grace L. Howell

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Teachers’ Mental Health: The Relevance of Emotional Intelligence in Burnout and Quality of Life, Rebecca Hsiang

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Investigating Preservice Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Practicum Experiences, Fiona E. Hunter

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High Fidelity Simulation: Panacea or Potential Problem?, Mark E. Hunter

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Beyond Burnout: Educators' Experiences of Mental Health Issues, and Stigma in the Workplace, Jenny Kassen

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An Investigation on the Value of Integrating Mental Health Supports in Education to Build Capacity for Change, Erin Keith

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An Examination of Risk Factors for Adolescent Engagement in Directly and Indirectly Self-Injurious Behaviours, Janell A. Klassen

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Testing Tensions: The Use of English Language Proficiency Tests for the Admission of Ontario High School Applicants to One Ontario University, Samia Lahib

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Understanding and Negotiating the Secondary Vice-Principal Role: Perspectives of Secondary Principals, Louis Lim

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Teachers’ Help-Seeking Perceptions and Workplace Psychological Safety, Sheila M. Linseman

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Learning To Be Women: A Study of Adolescent Girls in Rural Ontario, Laura Lockhart

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Canada's Bilingual Dilemma: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Katherine MacCormac

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The relationship between different dating violence profiles, mental health problems and mental well-being among Canadian youth, Kelsey E. MacDonald

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The Role of the Secondary Vice-principal and its Relationship with the Enactment of the Ontario Leadership Framework, Tracy McCarthy

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A Study of the Relationships Between Empowerment, Decision-Making Style and Job Satisfaction in Female Middle Managers within Ontario's University Registrarial Units, Lee Ann C. McKivor

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A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies into Practice: A Case Study in One Grade One Literacy Classroom, Xing Meng Ms.

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Service Providers' Perspectives on Muslim Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence, Asra Milani

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Exploring the Working-Lives of Unemployed and Underemployed Teachers in Ontario, Michael W. Mindzak

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Leadership, Nursing, and Patient Safety Within a Hospital-based Learning Organization, Lara Murphy

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Factors Associated with Disclosure of Domestic Violence at the Workplace, Laura Olszowy

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Ethics for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Finding Education in Poetics, Peggy M. O'Neil

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Assessment Narratives: The Affordances of Video Inquiry for Formative Assessment of Multiliteracies, Mary C. Ott

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A Corpus-based Comparison between the Academic Word List and the Academic Vocabulary List, Huamin Qi

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The Impact of Prior Experience Employees’ Perceptions and Beliefs about Workplace Policies and Practices, Michael D. Saxton

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How Schools Enact Equity Policies: A Case Study of Social Justice Leadership, Allison L. Segeren

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Leadership Practices of Principals of Selected Public Secondary Schools in Kathmandu, Nepal, Shankar Singh

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Truth Functions and Memory in English Language Learners, Eric Smiley Mr.

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Accessibility and Self-disclosure of the Journey Through Mental Health: Youth Sharing Their Lived Experience, Caryl-Anne Stordy

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A Study of Risk Factors of School Disengagement: Evidence from the InterRAI Child and Youth Mental Health Instrument (ChYMH), Li Sun

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Collaborative Work Environments: Development and Sustainability, Christy L. Thompson

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Exploring Science Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Perceptions to Teach in Ontario’s Diverse Classrooms: A Mixed-Methods Investigation, Mithila Vidwans

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Fostering the Mobilization of Knowledge from Professional Development to the Classroom, Robert J. Williams

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Math Stories in Elementary Mathematics Education in China and North America, Bingqing Xu

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How elementary school principals in an Ontario school board use resiliency strategies to manage adversity in their leadership, Catherine Elizabeth Zeisner

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Motivation, Identity and L2 Reading: Perceptions of Chinese ESL Students in Canada, Binru Zhao

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Chinese International Students' Informal Second Language (L2) Learning Through Technology for Enhancing Lived Experiences in Canada, Xuewei Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Creating a Comprehensive Search Strategy for Research on Learning Disabilities Using the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Framework, Salsabel Almanssori

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Academic Literacies as Documenting Becoming Through Mixed Genre Texts, Ani Amirmooradian Malhami

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Training the Dragon: Facilitating English Language Learner (ELL) Students' Persuasive Writing through Dictation, Nina Arcon

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Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Examining the Potential Impact of Direct and Indirect Forms of Childhood Maltreatment, Jenna S. Armiento

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The Experiences of Second-Generation South Asian Female Students who are Attending Universities in Canada, Monisha Aurora

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Toward epistemic empowerment of indigenous youth, Nazia Bano

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Emotional and Spiritual Challenges of Aboriginal Foster Parents, Richelle L. Bird

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Intercultural Learning for International Students in a Cross-Cultural Environment: A Qualitative Study with a Relational Cosmopolitan Lens, James S. Budrow

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Experiences of Newcomer Youth in the Home Environment, Mikaela Burgos Cando

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"What About the Boys" in Tights: Beyond the "Boy Crisis" and Into the Literacy Potential of Superhero Fiction, Jacob Cassidy

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Examining The Socio-spatial Knowledge(s) Of Disabled And Mad Students In Higher Education, Mark A. Castrodale

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Depression among Perpetrators of Domestic Homicide, Polly Cheng

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Linguistic Identity and Investment in Grade 8 Core French Students, Heather B. Gauthier

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Conjoint Therapy for Intimate Partner Violence Among Aboriginal Couples: Service Provider's Perspectives on Therapeutic Content and Activities, Parisa Ghanbari

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An Exploration of Female University Professors' Experiences of Negotiating Between Personal and Professional Roles, Stress and Mental Health, Lauren Giugno

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Individual Education Plan (IEP) Development For Children With Developmental Disabilities In Ontario's Public Schools: A Narrative Case Study Inquiry, Karen P. Gregory

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Pearl Harvesting Autism, Mariya Gruntovskaya

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An Investigation into Writing for Scholarly Publication by Novice Scholars: Practices of Canadian Anglophone Doctoral Students, Pejman Habibie

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Gender and Age Considerations in the Relationship of Frequency of NSSI and Emotion Regulation in Comparison to SSI, Kathryn Harrison

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Caregivers' Experiences Raising a Child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Aamena Kapasi

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Muslim Female Students and Their Experiences of Higher Education in Canada, Farzaneh Khosrojerdi

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Educational Assistants Supporting Inclusive Education in Secondary Schools, Amy C. Kipfer

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Protective Factors and the Role of Gender in Childhood Mental Health: Application of the interRAI Assessment Protocol, Alexandria Lynch

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Defending Liberal Education: Implications for Educational Policy, Christopher W. Lyons

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Hearing the Unheard Voices: an In-Depth Look at Teacher Mental Health and Wellness, Kirsten A. Marko

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Using a Pearl Harvested Synonym Ring for the Creation of a Digital Index on Giftedness, Nichole E. Mortimer

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Ontario College of Teachers Cases of Teacher Sexual Misconduct, Taryn Mototsune

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Professional Development Based On The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages And The New Ontario French Immersion Curriculum: A Case Study of Reflective Practice, Tiffany H. Mui

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Investigating Trans-Affirmative Education Policies and Practices in Ontario, Kenan Omercajic

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The Emotional Experience and Expression of Anger: A Child's Perspective, Craig A. Oolup

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Writing Narratives with the Aid of Picture Stories, David S. Rayo

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Examining gifted students' transition to university and its influence on learning, Adrienne E. Sauder

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Resilience Factors in School Youth: Looking through Gender and Cultural Lenses, Diana Chanthury Saverimuthu

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The Relationship Between Violent Media, Pornography, and Cyber Dating Abuse Among Adolescents, Jessica Sciaraffa

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The Learning of Human Ingenuity Within a Formal, Environmental Education Program: A Case Study of Two Secondary School Programs, Brian D. Smith

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Sensory-Based Arts Education and Engagement in the Junior Classroom: Exploring Multiple Ways of Knowing and Meaning, Tracy Thomson

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University Professors' Perceptions on Blogging as Course Assignments in Southwestern Ontario: A Multiliteracies Framework, Annie Tran

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University Athlete Transition: Making the Jump from Sport to Life, Natascha Wesch

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Childhood Sexual Abuse, Adolescent Substance Use and the Moderating Role of Emotion Regulation, Kaitlyn Yarlasky

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Adolescent Bystander Perceptions of Sexual Violence Scenarios, Gloria Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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A transpositive approach to therapy with transgender clients: An exploration of therapists' subjective experiences, Ronnie M. Ali

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The Role of Mobile Phones in Health Education for Rural Communities in Ghana: An Exploratory Study in Digital Technologies, Kinful Lartebea Aryee

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Labelling & Intervening in Parental Alienation Cases: A Review of Canadian Court Decisions 2010-2012, Karendeep Aujla

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‘Curricular Choice’ in Ontario Public Secondary Schools: Exploring the Policy and Practice of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Wendy J. Baker

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Newcomer Youths' Experiences of School, Lori-Ann A. Brown

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Children's Voices in a School-Based Mental Health Needs Assessment, Shannon Byrne

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Building a Community Art Garden: A Participatory Eco-Arts Based Educational Research Project, Beryl R. Cohen