Recent Submissions

  • Scoping Review: Disabled Students and Instructors’ Experiences in Nursing Practice 

    epstein, iris; Khanlou, Nazilla; Ermel, R. E.; Sherk, M; Simmonds, K. K.; Balaquiao, L.; Chang, K. Y. (2022)
    More disabled students are entering nursing programs. Thus, clinical nursing placements must offer accommodation more often.However, accessing accommodations during placements can be a complex process. One call for changes ...
  • Document Landscape: What Shapes Students’ with Disability Experiences in Work-Integrated Learning 

    epstein, iris; Baljko, Melanie; Magel, Brooke; Stephens, Lindsay; Dadashi, Nastaran; Smith, Hilda; Bulk, Laura (2022)
    Colleges and universities have many documents about accommodations for students with disabilities in classrooms. However, there are fewer documents about accommodation during work-integrated learning (WIL). Researchers ...
  • Becoming Successful with Disabled Students in the Accommodation's Assemblage: Using Storytelling as Method 

    epstein, iris; Rose, Jarrett; Juergensen, Linda; Mykitiuk, Roxanne; MacEntee, Katie; Stephens, Lindsay (2022)
    As more disabled students enter college and university, the need for accommodations in the classroom and work-integrated learning (WIL)will increase. Storytelling can be a powerful tool to understand how to make the WIL ...
  • “Ask Me What I Need”: Shifting Responsibility for Inclusive Learning Environments in Clinical Placement 

    Khanlou, Nazilla; epstein, iris; Ermel, R. E.; Sherk, M; Simmonds, K. K.; Balaquiao, L.; Chang, K. Y. (2022)
    Lack of consideration of accommodations in work-integrated learning (WIL) leads to a lack of equity. We can address equity concerns in WIL by shifting responsibility from disabled students to clinical staff and administrators ...
  • Knowledge Mobilization and Anti-Oppression 

    Smith, Hilda (2020)
    Research has biases. Biases might come from any part of research or other ways of creating knowledge. When research evidence is part of a knowledge mobilisation (KMb) plan, how do knowledge brokers evaluate it for biases? ...
  • Knowledge Mobilization 

    Smith, Hilda (2020)
    Understanding the process of KMb, the sharing of knowledge is easier for everyone; researchers, communities, and individuals. Different people take active roles in different parts of the KMb process. Some people or groups ...
  • Can Boredom in the Classroom Enhance the Learning Experience? 

    Mugon, Jhotisha; Danckert, James; Eastwood, John D. (2018)
    There is a lack of evidence for the claim that experiencing boredom (in the classroom) negatively impacts attention and academic performance. The authors of this chapter argue that boredom can enrich the learning experience ...
  • The Propensity to Feel Bored is Predictive of Depression and Anger Problems 

    Mercer-Lynn, Kimberley B.; Hunter, Jennifer A.; Eastwood, John D. (2018)
    Trait boredom, the propensity to become bored, uniquely predicts depression and anger over and above other variables (such as neuroticism and inattention). Furthermore, there is reason to believe that the BPS and ZBS measure ...
  • Do Situational and Personality Factors Interact to Produce Boredom? 

    Mercer-Lynn, Kimberley B; Bar, Rachel J.; Eastwood, John D. (2018)
    Boredom can be caused by personality characteristics such as the tendency to become frequently bored. Situational factors such as being in a boring situation can also cause boredom. However, situational and personality ...
  • Boredom and Attention: How Are They Related? 

    Hunter, Andrew G.; Eastwood, John D. (2018)
    The tendency to feel bored and in-the-moment feelings of boredom had different relationships with the ability to sustain attention. The tendency to feel bored may reflect a motivation or ability to sustain attention over ...
  • Are Boredom Prone Individuals Creative and Curious About Their Environment? 

    Hunter, Jennifer A.; Abraham, Eleenor H.; Hunter, Andrew G.; Goldberg, Lauren C.; Eastwood, John D. (2018)
    After controlling for overall personality characteristics, boredom proneness did not predict creativity, but did positively predict people’s motivation to seek out novel experiences and find answers to things they do not ...
  • Boredom and Gambling: How are They Related? 

    Mercer, Kimberley B; Eastwood (2018)
    A form of boredom proneness that is related to a need for excitement predicts non-chronic, less severe gambling problems. This form of boredom proneness predicted gambling problems even after considering the impact of ...
  • How Operational Leaders Can Help Nurses Keep Older People Functioning in Hospital 

    Fox, Mary; Butler, Jeffrey (2017)
    Nearly half of older people admitted to hospital experience functional decline, which is loss in the ability to independently perform basic activities of daily life such as walking or dressing. This study looked at ways ...
  • Global Leadership Effectiveness: A European Perspective 

    Cernea, Minerva (2017)
    International companies often employ managers in cross-cultural contexts. A cross-cultural study was done to better understand how to increase the global leadership effectiveness of European international managers, when ...
  • Emotion Does Not Have to Cause Harm to an Argument 

    Gilbert, Michael (2009)
    The presence of emotion does not necessarily harm an argument. Emotion can play a role in traditional, logic-based theories of argumentation.
  • Museums 2.0: Advancing Decolonizing and Participatory Approaches to Developing Museum Websites in the Global South 

    Morbey, Mary Leigh; Villamor, Lourdes; Muwanga, Maureen Senoga; Griffith, Jane A. (2014)
    Web 2.0 and its participation-based culture offer rich possibilities for developing websites with museums in the Global South museum. It also offers spaces for virtual learning, and representing and expressing one’s culture. ...
  • Individuals' History of Low Income Is a Key Determinant of Type 2 Diabetes 

    Dinca-Panaitescu, Mihaela; Dinca Panaitescu, Serban; Raphael, Dennis; Bryant, Toba; Pilkington, F Beryl; Daiski, Isolde (2013)
    People who experience low income status are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Should Preventive Detention Be Legal for Repeat Violent Offenders? 

    Dimock, Susan (2013)
    PVDO is a proposed method to legally and morally detain dangerous offenders by creating a new offence. People would be tried and convicted of this offence using the usual standards of criminal proof and trial procedures. ...
  • How Do Young Adults Prefer to Access Mental Health Information? 

    Cunningham, Charles; Walker, John R.; Eastwood, John D.; westra, henny; Rimas, Heather; Chen, Yvonne; Marcus, Madalyn; Swinson, Richard P.; Bracken, Keyna; The Mobilizing Minds Research Group (2013)
    KT strategies for sharing mental health information need to include both active and passive options for young adults. This includes the use of both old and new media tools.
  • It Is a Scandal: What Are the Results of Media Scandals on Nursing Home Policy? 

    Bannerjee, Albert; Lloyd, Liz; Harrington, Charlene; Jacobsen, Frode; Szebehely, Marta (2014)
    The media helps bring the larger picture into personal concerns. It can then help to take these concerns to the public, which could create change to policy. Media focus on nursing care scandals helped people to question ...

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