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 2013

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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

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"Men to the Rescue" - The Influence of Male English Teachers on Boys' Literacy Achievement, Margaret Anne Watson

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School Re-entry Protocols for Children with Acquired Brain Injury, Matt White

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Examining Assistive Technology Use, Self-concept, and Motivation, as Students with Learning Disabilities Transition from a Demonstration School into Inclusive Classrooms, Gabrielle D. Young

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The Language Learning of Refugee Students in Canadian Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, Hongfang Yu

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National Identity Perceptions and the Experiences of 1.5 Generation Youth with English Learning and First Language Loss, Olena Yuzefova

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Mapping the Contact Zone: A Case Study of an Integrated Chinese and Canadian Literacy Curriculum in a Secondary Transnational Education Program in China, Zheng Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Research to Practice Gap in the Identification and Instruction of Students at Risk for Reading Disabilities: Teachers' Perspectives, Katherine Davidson

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The Power of Silence and the Price of Success: Academic Achievement as Transformational Resistance for Aboriginal Women, Dawn M. Harvard

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Interplay of masculinity and schooling in rural Zimbabwe, Alfred Masinire

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General Education Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Developing "Interventionist" Beliefs and Practices, Michelle Pompeo

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A critical analysis of the factors that promote and support leadership and advocacy for people with lived experience with mental health problems or illness., Kathryn L. Storey

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A Descriptive Study Utilizing Grounded Theory: The Moral-Reasoning Process of Coaches, David M. Telles-Langdon

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Students' Experiences Within a Community-Based Orchestral Music Education Program: A Phenomenological Exploration, Leigh C. Walter

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International Chinese and Canadian Students' Experiences of Internationalization at a Canadian University, Linda J. Weber

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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This Tract of Land: North Buxton, Ontario, 1873-1914, Claudine Y. Bonner

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Cambodian National Education Policy: Global Wants and/or Local Needs?, Kelly T. Crowley Dr.

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The Professional Master's Occupational Therapist: Developing an Emerging Professional Identity, Bonny F. Jung