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Indigenous Thought, Appropriation and Non-Aboriginal People
(Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 2010-01-04)
In this article, I explore the question, “What is the relationship between appropriation of Indigenous thought and what might be called ‘deep learning’ based in years of education in Indigenous contexts.” Beginning with ...
Non-indigenous plant species along roadsides and other transportation routes in the Mackenzie Valley
(Biology Department, York University, 2010-10)
Non-indigenous or introduced plant species are accidentally or deliberately moved by people travelling to new continents, countries and regions. These species sometimes threaten indigenous or native species, because they ...
The Life of a Plant: Playing a Science-based Game in School
This is a report on the use of a science-focused video game in five very different secondary school settings in Ontario, Canada. A mixed-methods approach was used in the study, and included data gathered on general gameplay ...
Promoting Open Digital Scholarship: A Canadian Library Perspective
(The Energy Resources Institute, 2010-02)
Librarians at York University have developed a stepwise approach to promote open access among faculty. Recent policy by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research requiring public access to outputs arising out of funded ...
Soil Microbial and Nutrient Dynamics During Late Winter and Early Spring in Low Arctic Sedge Meadows
(Toronto : University of Toronto, 2010)
Microbial activity occurs year-round in Arctic soils, including during the winter when soils are frozen. From 2004 to 2008 I monitored soil microbial and nutrient dynamics in low Arctic wet and dry sedge meadows near ...
Photographs for Comunidade
Lettering : Gravestones
The York Digital Journals Project: Strategies for Institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations
(American Library Association, 2010-07)
Embarking on a university wide journal-hosting initiative can be a resource-intensive undertaking. Providing such a service, however, can be equally rewarding, as it positions the library as both partner and colleague in ...
"Cumulative Trauma, Personal and Social Resources, and Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Income-assisted Single Mothers"
(Springer Verlag, 2010)
Data from 247 single mothers were used to partially validate a theoretical model that highlights the process through which post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops among women. Structural equation modeling was used ...
Immigration, ethnic wage differentials and output pay in Canada
Recent work suggests that ethnic minority wage differentials in Canada are smaller among those receiving performance pay and that the returns to performance pay are larger for ethnic minorities. This article adds to these ...
"From Refuge to Polis: Shifting the Rationale for Religiosity in Schools"
This article responds to Bruce Collet's article "From Refuge to Polis: Shifting the Rationale for Religiosity in Schools." In this rejoinder my intention is to shift the discussion from school-as-refuge to school-as-polis ...
"Still Methodologically Becoming: Collaboration, Feminist Politics and 'Team Ismaili'"
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2010)
This article mobilizes a feminist analytic to examine team research and collaborative knowledge production. We center our encounter with team research -- a collectivity we named 'Team Ismaili' -- and our study with first- ...
"The Methods and Meanings of Collaborative Team Research"
(Sage Publications, 2010)
Team research enables the collection of multiple, sometimes conflicting, stories of migration, family, and belonging. Using common qualitative methods within a team research context can stretch these research techniques ...
Why did baby die?: Mothering children living with the loss, love and continuing presence of a baby sibling
Why did baby die?: Mothering children living with the loss, love and continuing presence of a baby sibling captures the profound impact children have on a mother’s grief after the loss of her baby. In this research-based ...
Service utilization patterns in parents of youth and adults with intellectual disability who experienced behavioral crisis
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Family caregivers play an important role in supporting people with intellectual disability (ID) and mental health problems or serious challenging behaviors across the lifespan. Relevant services for parents of people with ...
Awakening to space consciousness and timeless transcendent presence (when caring for persons who are living dying or deeply grieving)
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2010)
Space consciousness is emerging as significant and necessary for the evolution of humanity according to spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle. Through space consciousness people become aware that we are timeless transcendent ...