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 2014

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Early Adolescents' Experiences of Mental Health: A Mixed-Methods Investigation, Lisa-Marie Coulter

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International Service-Learning: Transformational Learning Through Experience, Shannan Lee Crowder

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Encouraging Diversity And Multiculturalism In London, Ontario: A Case Study Of Two Elementary Schools, Abhilasha Duggal

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Navigating Chinese and English Multiliteracies Across Domains in Canada: An Ethnographic Case Study of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children’s Literacy Practices, Xiaoxiao Du

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Exploring Preschool Educators' Funds of Knowledge about Print Literacy Pedagogy through a Narrative Lens, Nazila Eisazadeh

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Reporting Sexual Violence in School: Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitude and Behaviours, Ronit Futerman

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Our Stories: Inuit Teachers Create Counter Narratives and Disrupt the Status Quo, Dawn E L Fyn

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Enrichment Programming for Secondary School Gifted Students: A Narrative Inquiry, Melissa D. Gollan-Wills

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Childhood Abuse and Neglect: A Profile of Associated Risk Factors for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Jennifer P. Gomez

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Assessing and responding to parental alienation cases: Does gender matter in Canadian court decisions?, Bryanne M. Harris

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Three Models for Educating for Empathy and Humanization through Values Dialogue in Secondary School Classes, Adam J. Hill

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Global Citizenship Through the Eyes of the Grade Seven Elementary Students: A Case Study, Eva Jaberi

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A Critical Policy Analysis of Internationalization in Postsecondary Education : An Ontario Case Study, Ali Khorsandi Taskoh

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Student Perspectives of Misbehaviour, Katie A. Knowlton

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Learning to Prevent Burning and Fatigue: Teacher Burnout and Compassion Fatigue, Adam Koenig

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Canadian University Early Admission Policies for Gifted and Talented Students, Waldemar P. Kruszynski

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Voices Count: Employing A Critical Narrative Research Bricolage For Insights Into Dyscalculia, Diana E. Kuhl

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Technology Based Mental Health Support Strategies for Youth, Kathleen S. Larion

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Establishing School Safety: Lessons Learned From a High Needs School, Jacqueline Lau

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Learners' Stories: A Study of Hong Kong Post-Secondary Students' English Learning Experiences and Identity Construction, Vickie Wai Kei Li

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Creativity as a Mental State: An EEG Study of Musical Improvisation, Joel A. Lopata

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Obtaining a Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Experiences of Caregivers and Professionals, Erica R. Lundberg

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Beyond the Neoliberal Imaginary: Investigating the Role of Critical Pedagogy in Higher Education, Melanie M. Mazier

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Examining Artistic Processes And Transfer, Trish Osler

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The “Fifth Business" of Department Heads: Examining the perceptions of department heads about their role, Nikola Paranosic

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Investigating the Experiences of Queer International Students, Elizabeth S. Patrick

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Reforming Ontario Teachers (1990-2010): The Role of the College of Teachers, Janice Pennycook

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Learner Anxiety and Professional Practice Self-efficacy in Nursing Education, Joanna Pierazzo

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Mental Health and Safety in Schools: Children’s perceptions and experiences, Larissa K. Pipe

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A Critical Discourse Analysis of Medical Students’ Reflective Writing: Social Accountability, the Hidden Curriculum, and Critical Reflexivity, Stacey Ritz

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What is Writing in Undergraduate Anthropology? An Activity Theory Analysis, Boba M. Samuels

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Adolescents Experiences with Cyberbullying: A Mixed Methods Analysis, Nasim Shojayi

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Foster parents' experiences and withdrawal considerations: Comparing treatment and regular foster care, Jessica N. Smith

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Examining the Relationship of Variables Associated with Pre-Service Teachers Coping During their Practicum Experience, Andrew E. Soave

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Investigating Teachers' Understandings of Gender Equity and Achievement in Postfeminist Times, Katee Joy Van Campen

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Secondary Traumatic Stress and Alexithymia in High-Risk Professionals, Matthew R. J. Vandermeer

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Reporting Child Exposure to Domestic Violence: Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitudes and Behaviours, Katherine Vink

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Evaluating Mental Health Training for Teachers: Identifying and Supporting Students with Mental Health Challenges, Jessica A. Woods

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A Case Study on the Globalizing English Language Curriculum in One Chinese College -- How Western Pedagogies Are Adapted and Adopted in the Classroom, Xi Wu

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Using Worked-Out Examples of Written Explanation for Writing-to-Learn in Evolutionary Biology, Amy M. Yu

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The Ontario Leadership Framework and Leadership Interactions in a Sustained Working Group in Ontario Education, Daniel Ballantyne

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Exploring Attachment and the Transition to Motherhood for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Laura E. Bellhouse

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Examining Risk: Profiles of Adult Male Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence, Carolyn Carrier

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The Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Novice Elementary French as a Second Language Teachers, Shelley Cooke

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Telling tales out of school: Principals' narratives of the relationship between school literacy and the home literacy practices of a minoritized culture, Wendy A. Crocker

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Teachers' Mental Health Literacy and Capacity towards Student Mental Health, Tamara D. Daniszewski

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A Structured Conceptualization of Reasons to Accelerate: Words from the WISE, Lynn Dare

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Psychopathy and Sentencing: An Investigative look into when the PCL-R is admitted into Canadian courtrooms and how a PCL-R score affects sentencing outcome, Katie Davey

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An Investigation Into Identity, Power and Autonomous EFL Learning Among Indigenous and Minority Students In Post-secondary Education: A Mexican Case Study, Colette Despagne

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Fostering Creativity: Ontario Teachers’ Perceptions, Strategies, and Experiences, Catharine M. Dishke Hondzel

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Gender and Grade Differences in How High School Students Experience and Perceive Cyberbullying, Jeremy D. Doucette

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The Effects Upon Students of Supplementing Aboriginal Post-Secondary Transition Programs With Traditional Cultural Activities, Karen Favell

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Elementary Students' Beliefs About the Causes of Learning Difficulties: A Comparison Between Canada and Saudi Arabia, Huda Saleh Felimban

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"Sit-still and Shut-up": The Construction of Childhood and Classroom Management Pedagogies in a Preservice Education Textbook, Marlene P. Frederick

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Core French Teachers’ Perceptions of ELL Inclusion: A Mixed-Methods Investigation, Jordana F. Garbati

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Reducing Epilepsy-Related Stigma: Teachers' Implementation of an Epilepsy Education Program, Gayle Michelle Gibson

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A Case study mapping literacy learning opportunities and identity construction among African immigrant youth in a Canadian Secondary School, Wambui J. Gichuru

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Perspective Transformation Amongst Student Interns, Robert V. Gough

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College instructors’ preparedness to teach students with learning disabilities, Kathryn D. Hansen

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Why Are Secondary School Girls Not Embracing Science?, Felicia F. Ibrahim

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The Public School Washroom as Heterotopia: Gendered Spatiality and Subjectification, Jennifer C. Ingrey

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A Crosslinguistic/Cultural Perspective of Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language in Canadian Universities, Xiuhua Ke

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Internationalizing Canadian Higher Education through North-South Partnerships: A Critical Case Study of Policy Enactment and Programming Practices in Tanzania, Allyson M. Larkin

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Multimodal Literacy Learning Opportunities in One Grade Six Classroom: Possibilities and Constraints, Terry S. Loerts

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Print Literacy Opportunities for Young Children in a Multimodal Literacy Ensemble, Lori McKee

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Out of Alignment: Managing Literacy Assessment Work in the Primary Classroom, Holly Carol Parkinson

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Exploring Teachers’ Understanding of Equity and Inclusive Education and Their Pedagogical Choices, Kelley G. Porteous Jones

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A Case Study of Pedagogical Practices and Learning Environment in an Ontario Francophone Child Care Centre, Alan D. Russette

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Balanced Bilinguals' Unique Emotional Expressiveness, Maya Salloum

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Transition of Newcomer Youth in Ontario Educational Policies: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Cameron Scott

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Investigating the High Attrition Rate of Boys in Iranian Schools: A Case Study of Key Stakeholders’ Perspectives, Sirous Tabrizi

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Reflecting on Multimodal Pedagogy: An autoethnographic narrative of the inclusion of art across the elementary classroom curriculum, Jessica S. Taylor Charland

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Aboriginal Postsecondary Education in Canada and the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development: A Critical Policy Analysis, Summer Thorp

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Factors Responsible for Work-Life Conflict: A Study Comparing the Teaching and Legal Professions, Waleska A. Vernon

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A comparative analysis of the implementation of Education for All (EFA) policies in two countries: Barbados and the Republic of Ghana, Carolyne Verret

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Early Childhood Educators' Experiences of the Ontario Full-Day Early Learning: Promises to Keep, Rose M. Walton

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Listening to Voices of Exceptional Students to Inform Art Pedagogy, Christina Yarmol

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Black Students' Perspectives on Academic Success, Melanie-Anne P. Atkins

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Motivation and Technology for Quebec CEGEP ESL Classes, Jamie R. Bridge

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Working Toward Transformation and Change: Exploring Non-Aboriginal Teachers’ Experiences in Facilitating and Strengthening Students’ Awareness of Indigenous Knowledge and Aboriginal Perspectives, Sarah B. Burm

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Short- and Long-Term Occasional Teaching Work Arrangement Differences, Annamarie Chalikakis

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Cultural Connectedness as Personal Wellness in First Nations Youth, Ben Davis

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Seeing Again: Revision in the Grade Three Classroom, Jacqueline S. Ehrhardt

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The History Classroom as Site for Imagining the Nation: An Investigation of U.S. and Canadian Teachers' Pedagogical Practices, Lisa Y. Faden

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The Problem of the Penumbra: Elementary School Principals' Exercise of Discretion in Student Disciplinary Issues, Nora M. Findlay

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School closures in Ontario: A case of conflicting values?, Richard Wm Irwin

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AIDS Stigma and Discrimination in Public Schools: A Case Study of HIV-Positive Children in Kenya, Maryanne N. Kamau

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Students’ Strategies for Writing Arguments from Online Sources of Information, Lori C. Kirkpatrick

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Straight allies: Combating homophobia and interrogating heteronormativity 'straight' on, Alicia A. Lapointe

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Moving Beyond the “Mosqueteria:” A Critical Analysis of the Media’s Coverage of Religious Accommodation at an Ontario Public School, Aruba Mahmud

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Gender and Sexual Orientation in the Elementary Classroom: Teachers Negotiating Critical Literacies and Queer Pedagogies, Pamela M. Malins

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Exploring the Experiences of Black International Caribbean Students at a Canadian University, Francillia Paul

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The volunteer work of newly-certified unemployed teachers in Ontario schools, Jennifer C. Pearce

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Relations of Mathematics Teacher Education Research Categories with Pre-Service Teacher Education Syllabi, Leslie-Anne R. Purdy

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Social Skill Development of Adults with Disabilities in a Community Drama Group, Jennifer E. Richardson

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The Influence of Physical Education Teachers' Beliefs on Secondary School-Based Physical Activity Opportunities: A Case Study of One Ontario Public School, Gregory D. Rickwood

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Women in Science and Engineering: The Impact of Gender Equity Policies in Mexican Higher Education, Elida Sanchez Cruz

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On the Nature of Students' Digital Mathematical Performances, Ricardo Scucuglia Rodrigues da Silva

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Understanding Teachers’ Information Needs, Perceived Competencies, and Information Seeking Behaviours for Special Education Information, Michelle M. Servais

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Exploring the Current Nature of a School Principal's Work, Donna Swapp