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The Gospel Choir: Community in Motion
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 ...
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 ...
Between art and testimony: Transforming oral histories of Holocaust survivors into young adult fiction and creative non-fiction. Oral History Forum, Oral History Forum d’histoire oral,32 (2012), Special Issue “Making Educational Oral Histories in the 21st Century.”
(Oral History Forum/Forum d’histoire oral, 2012)
Works of historical fiction and creative non-fiction written about the Holocaust continue to occupy an important place in both the literary and history curricula in K to 12 schools. In discussion with author Kathy Kacer, ...
Coordinating policy layers of school fundraising in Toronto, Ontario, Canada: An institutional ethnography
In this article, I report findings from an investigation into the politics and coordination of school fundraising in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Theoretically grounded in institutional ...
Shifting Perspectives and Practices: Teacher Candidates’ Experiences of a First Nation, Métis and Inuit Infusion in Mainstream Teacher Education
(Brock University, Faculty of Education, 2014-10-09)
This exploratory case study shares teacher candidates’ perspectives and experiences of an Aboriginal infusion at York University’s Faculty of Education field site in Barrie, Ontario. For this initiative, Aboriginal content ...
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 ...
Challenging fundraising, challenging inequity: Contextual constraints on advocacy groups’ policy influence
School fundraising is known to reproduce inequities in schools, yet it remains common practice in Ontario, Canada; findings from a critical policy analysis of an advocacy group’s efforts to change fundraising policy help ...
Negotiating Fragments: Implications of the Diasporic Consciousness on Teaching and Learning
This paper aims to consider how the diasporic consciousness can be taken up in schooling as a construct that challenges multicultural and anti-racism frameworks. It looks at notions of identity and identities as fluid ...