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 2020

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Providing Trauma and Violence Informed Care to Preservice Teachers: A look into perceived behaviours and self-efficacy when working with children impacted by interpersonal and structural violence, Christina Amico

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The Use of Reading Strategies in Second Language Adult Learners, Taninder Atwal

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Standing on the forefront of school mental health: Building upon capacity in teacher candidates through mental health literacy and trauma-and-violence-informed-care, Richelle L. Bird

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Barriers to Accessing Community Mental Health Services for Migrant Youth, Charlotte A. Carrie

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Challenges for police in safety planning and risk management for adults victims and children living with domestic violence: Barriers and promising practices, Carolyn Anne Fraser

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A Systematic Literature Review: Literacy Practices and Roles of Chinese Parents and Chinese Heritage Language Teachers In Chinese Children’s Literacy Learning, Lu Han

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Psychosocial Factors and Early Career College Faculty: Teacher Identity, Teaching Self-efficacy, and Sense of Belonging, Kathryn D. Hansen

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Down Syndrome Caregivers’ Support Needs: A Caregiver Perspective, Katie Hart

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Construction and Preliminary Validation of the interRAI 0-3 Developmental Domains, Jo Ann M. Iantosca

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Developing a Feasible Survey for Community Organizations to Evaluate a Healthy Relationships Program, Maria C. Ibanez

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Common Factors in Military Domestic Homicides: Implications for Prevention and Intervention, Mariah Krancevich

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Project-based learning (PBL) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): Perspectives of Students with Special Education Needs (SENs), Kayla Lambie

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Coping and Stress Related to Support Needs: Assessing Needs in Parent and Caregivers of Children with Down syndrome, Yejin Esther Lee

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Motives of Caregivers for Children with FASD to Become Peer Mentors, Lydia Murray

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Inclusive Leadership Processes and Practices that Improve Educational Social Justice Outcomes for Manitoba’s Children in Care – An Exploratory Case Study, Regine Nuytten

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Acceptability of Making Mindfulness Matter (M3): A Community Based Program For Families Experiencing Adversity, Emilia Pacholec

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Trauma and Violence-Informed Care: Evaluating the Impact on Teacher Candidate Attitudes and Intended Responses Towards Problem Behaviour of Students Affected by Trauma, Michelle M. Philippe

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India’s Right to Education Act: Parents’ perceptions on involvement in private schools and school responsiveness, Namarpreet K. Rodrigo

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Improving international teacher retention in São Paulo international schools: what can leaders do?, Christiaan Rombaut

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Direct and Indirect Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) Expression: An Investigation into the Nature of NSSI and Childhood Maltreatment, Emma Truffyn

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Philanthropic And Impact Investment In Education: Examining The Implementation And Financing Of ICT Initiatives In Education In East Asia And The Pacific And South Asia, Daphne Lilia Varghese

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Policy Transfer Across Borders: An Actor Network Analysis of Standards for Principals and Vice-Principals in China, Wei Wei

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Unique Challenges in Risk Assessment with Rural Domestic Violence Victims: Implications for Practice, Nicole L. Youngson

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Knock on the door: A feminist standpoint theory case study of internationally educated Chinese females finding academic positions in China, Chenzi Feng Zhao

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Community Based Support Group for Siblings of Children with Down Syndrome: A Pilot Study, Ashley R. Amicarelli

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STEAM Education in Ontario, Canada: A Case Study on the Curriculum and Instructional Models of Four K-8 STEAM Programs, Marja G. Bertrand

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Perceptions of Settlement Workers on the Needs and Challenges of Female Syrian Refugees, Sheffy Bhayee

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Exploring Young Children's Encounters with the More-Than-Human: A Multispecies Ethnography, Sarah Kathleen Black

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The Use of Social and Cultural Capital as Refugee Mothers Transition Their Children to Ontario Education, Courtney A. Brewer

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Strengthening the School-Family Partnership: Parents' Experiences with the Parents in Partnership with Educators Program (PIPE), Courtney Cadieux

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An Examination of Predictors of Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents receiving Mental Health Services, Angela Maria Louisa Celebre

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Collaborative mind mapping to support online discussion in teacher education, Rosa Cendros Araujo

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Contributors of Pre-Service Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: How Predictors of Self-Efficacy Change Over Time, Evan Charles

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ESL Teachers' Self-efficacy toward Pedagogical Use of Digital Technologies: An Exploratory Case Study in the Ontario Context, Aide Chen

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Constructing Opportunities: A Multiple Case Study of the Semiotic Demands and Supports in Elementary Classroom Curricula, Emma Cooper

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A Situational Analysis of Municipal Early Childhood Education Policy Documents, Maureen Cullen

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Teachers’ Professional Practice, Policy Enactment, And Indigenous Education In Ontario: A Case Study, Natalie Currie-Patterson

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Immigrant Perpetrators of Domestic Homicide: Unique Risks and Service Needs, Randal David

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Barriers to Policewomen's Promotion: An Ontario Case Study, Susan Dick

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Teaching for Equity: A Case Study of Teachers’, Vice Principals’, and Principals’ Perspectives in Three High-Poverty Elementary Schools in Ontario, Canada, Abhilasha Duggal

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Examining the Impact of Varying the Pace of Instruction on Skill Acquisition and Off-Task Behaviour in Young Children with Autism and Down Syndrome, Carly A. Esipu

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How to support caregivers and the bereaved: Psychoeducation and personal coping techniques, Vanessa Eva Marie Eyre

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The Predictive Validity of IELTS Scores: A Meta-Analysis, Tomlin Gagen

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An Analysis of Social Media Use Within and Outside of College English Classes in China, Yuze Gao

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An Exploration of Collaboration In Indigenous Language Revitalization In A First Nation Community, Sara General

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Inclusion of Muslim Students in Ontario Public Education: A Qualitative Inquiry of Elementary School Principals, Farah Ghonaim

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Prior Help-Seeking and Intuition of Danger in Domestic Homicide Victims., Kristina Giacobbe

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Experiences of Social Inclusion and Exclusion of Deaf Children, Nicole R. Hiebert

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A Critical Analysis of OECD's 'Global Competence' Framework, Britney Hunter

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To What Extent Do L1 Speakers and L2 Learners Have Productive Derivational Knowledge, Emi Iwaizumi

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Seeking the Global Generation:A Comparative Case Study of Youth from Canada, Georgia, and Saudi, Eva Jaberi

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School Success After Trauma: Examining the Parallels Among Trauma, Bullying, and School Disengagement, Mikayla Jeffery

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Help Wanted: Investigating Help-Seeking Behaviour Among Post-Secondary Students in Relation to Their Mental Health and Well-Being, Stephanie Karam

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English Language Teacher Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Michael James Karas

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Pilot and Adaptation of a Social-Emotional Learning Program in Youth Justice Settings, Amanda J. Kerry

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Can I Lend a Hand? Investigating the Promotion of Student Resiliency in a University Setting, Kevin Spencer Kilarski

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Investigating The Design Of An Aesthetic Mathematical Experience, Maryam Koozehkanani

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Death of the Clinic: Trans-Informing the Clinical Gaze to Counter Epistemic Violence, Diana E. Kuhl

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Growing Citizens: Students’ Social Emotional Learning via School Gardens, Kathryn Markham-Petro

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The Association Between Child and Youth Mental Health Service Urgency and Exposure to Childhood Interpersonal Trauma, Catherine Marshall

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Inclusion and Policy Enactment in Teacher Education: A Focus on Pre-service Teacher Preparation for the Inclusive Classroom, Ayman Massouti

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Promoting Mentally Healthy Classrooms: Evaluation of Online Mental Health Literacy Instruction in Pre-Service Teacher Education, E. Robyn Masters

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A Social Skills Support Program For Children With Down Syndrome And Their Typically Developing Siblings: Effect On Sibling Relationship, Jill Y. Miko

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The Educational Experiences of Female Latin American Students in Ontario: An Intersectional Analysis, Phillipa Myers

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Teacher Professional Learning in Multiliteracies Pedagogy: Exploring the Lived Curriculum of Preservice and In-service Educators, Joelle Nagle

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The Role of Child Protection Services in Preventing Child and Adult Domestic Homicides: Missed Opportunities and Barriers to Change, Laura Olszowy

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Exploring the Perceived Effects of Student Online Sharing of Environmental Artwork, Jocelyn Perras

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Intercultural Experience and Learning Among EAP International Students, Joan M. Plonski

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The Impact of Maltreatment on Children and Youth: Exploring the Potential Mediating Effects of Resilience to Traumatic Life Events, Rebecca Pschibul

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Dating Violence and Homicide with Younger Adults: Are We Taking the Dangers Seriously Enough?, Corinne Qureshi

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Exploring the Relationships among Executive Functioning, Behaviour, and Adaptive Skills in Young Children, Melissa Read

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Missed opportunities for saving children from domestic homicide: Implications for prevention, intervention, & community collaboration, Katherine Reif

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Social-Emotional Competencies In Pre-service Teachers, Lilia Arely Rodriguez Alcocer

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Female and Male Perpetrators of Domestic Homicide: A Gendered Phenomenon?, Jackie Salas

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Police Prevention of Domestic Homicide: Missed Opportunities and Barriers to Change, Michael D. Saxton

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Reading Comprehension and Strategy Use in English Language Learners and Monolingual Children, Katherine Schmidt

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Adolescents’ Perceptions and Responses to Peer Mental Health Challenges and Problematic Behaviours Following a Social-Emotional Learning Program, Jessica Sommers

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A Critical Narrative Inquiry of English Teachers’ Experiences of Enacting a Pedagogy of Multiliteracies in China, Lin Sun

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A Developmental and Symptom-level Approach to Comorbid Mental Health Disorders in Children, Elizabeth Thornley

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Multimodal Dissertations: Opportunities for Multimodality in Higher Education, Annie Tran

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Investigating the Effects of Parent Dispositional Mindfulness, Parent-Child Conflict and Stress on Children's Self-Regulation, Cassandra Trevisani

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Reflections of Mentoring for Indigenous Youth In the Fourth R, Elisa Trovarello

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Does Lexical Frequency affect rater judgement of essays? An experimental design using quantitative and qualitative data, Mohammad Muneer Ul-Huda

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Interrupting the "Model Minority" Narrative: The Voices of Vietnamese Canadian Youth, Vi Vo

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From Expectation To Experience: My Changing Identity As A Chinese International Student, Yin Wang

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Nonsuicidal and Suicidal Intent Among Children and Youth with Histories of Trauma: The Role of Protective Factors, Rebecca West

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Adolescents with FASD: Education-Based Strategies for Social Skills Development, Samantha Louise Wiendels

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Routes to a Western Undergraduate Degree: Chinese Families’ Mobilization of Capital and Flexible Citizenship, Qinghua Zhao

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Computational and Mathematics Thinking Workshops for Students with their Parents: Nature, Benefits, Challenges, and Feedback, Rawia Zuod

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Ontario Teachers' Understanding and Practices of Reform Instruction: A Case Study of Constructivism, Nehal Aldamigh

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A Mixed Methods Study: The Impact of Self-Regulated Learning on L2 Writing and Strategy Use, Mohammed Almazloum

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Discourses of Creativity in Ontario Kindergarten Curriculum, Beatrix Bocazar

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Post-Traumatic Growth and Pregnancy: Exploring the Experiences of Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Alexandra Canzonieri

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A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of Current Anti-bullying Policies in Ontario, Zhu Cheng

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The Enactment of Academic Language Policy in the International University: A Mixed-Methods Investigation, Le Chen

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The ‘Meanings’ and ‘Enactments’ of Science and Technology: ANT-Mobilities’ Analysis of Two Cases, Farrukh Chishtie

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Students' Perspectives on Educational Acceleration, Lynn Dare

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Sahuhlúkhane’ Ukwehuwenéha They Learned to Speak it Again: An Investigation into the Regeneration of the Oneida Language, Rebecca Doxtator

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A Case Study of Students' Experiences and Nursing Educators' Leadership Practices to Facilitate RPN to BScN Professional Socialization, Susan L. Eldred

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Reading Comprehension and Strategy Use in Fourth- and Fifth-Grade French Immersion Students, Bailey Frid