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How Do Three Immigrant Women From Former Yugoslavia Perceive the Role of Accent in Intelligibility and Comprehensibility in the Canadian Workplace?
Recent trends in language instruction have begun to shift away from achieving a native-like accent and towards a focus on intelligibly and comprehensibility. However, a subset of learners continues to feel discriminated ...
A Pedagogy of the Land: Dreams of respectful relations
(McGill University, Faculty of Education, 2002)
This article arises out of a partnership between an aboriginal community member and a university faculty member whose relational focus is the development of a pedagogy of the land within the Indigenous Knowledge Instructors ...
Taking Indigenous Thought Seriously: A Rant on Globalization with Some Cautionary Notes
(Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 2008)
(Un)Confident Coders: What Gender Dynamics Appear When Canadian Children Learn How to Code
This paper reports on a mixed-methods study that examined the gender dynamics that could be observed when Canadian boys and girls learn to code in a formal classroom environment. The study involved sixty-four, sixth grade ...
Understanding the Power of Literacy and Ontario’s Literacy Education: A Critical Analysis of the EQAO and its Definition of Literacy Practices
Initially introduced through the Royal Commission on Learning and later created through legislation, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) is a publically funded, crown agency that determines the quality ...
The Role of Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning for ESL Students in Academic Contexts: An Extended Literature Review
This literature review explores the relationship between language proficiency and ESL students’ experiences in higher education contexts, with specific reference to the role of conversational peer interaction. The two major ...
Minor International Students in Canada: Does the Legal Framework Matter?
As Federal and provincial governments invest to “ help secure Canada’s long – term prosperity and economic success” (DFATD, 2014; Scott et al. 2015) through increased international student recruitment and retention, there ...
“Returning the Dues:” Community and the Personal in a University-School Partnership
(Urban Education, 2001-03-01)
This study uses interviews to explore students’ perspectives of a university path program, one initiative of a university-school partnership. Responses show that the abstraction of the program lives in concrete and personal ...
Rating scale impact on EFL essay marking: A mixed-method study