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Final Mapping Report: Environmental Organizations
In 2010 the BALTA Mapping Team completed their survey of social economy organizations in Alberta and British Columbia. An important finding of this Mapping research was that a subsection of the population indicated that ...
Terms of Reference for BALTA Partners
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2014-11)
This document outlines the operating principles and values of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA).
A Framework for Enabling Incidental Learning on the Web
Incidental learning is learning something without intent, which usually happens at the time that is not dedicated to learn that thing. Examples of such time include work, game play and activities for leisure. In today’s ...
Complexity, Healthcare Systems and the Aporias of Healthcare Reform
Paradoxically, “complexity” in health care systems has spurred both an application of complexity theory to health care organizations and a greater assertion of health care’s essentially political nature. This “increasingly ...
Accidental Plagiarism in Higher Education, Part II
Earlier research found only about half of 423 university psychology students correctly answered four questions involving recognizing plagiarism, and only a minority was able to rephrase a passage without producing plagiarized ...
Designing a Multiagent System for Course-Offering Determination
This paper describes the design of a multiagent system that facilitates course-offering decision making for a program in an institution. We first model course offering determination for upcoming semester as a multi-winner ...
Reconstructing History in Vassanji's 'The Magic of Saida'
M.G. Vassanji's novel, The Magic of Saida (2012) deals with the return journey of Kamal Punja, a Canadian medical doctor searching for his past in Africa. The novel has two narrators: The first is Kamal who recalls the ...
Connecting Learners in Self-Paced Undergraduate Study: Practitioner Cases
Enabling students to take responsibility for and make choices about aspects of their learning is an important affordance of distance education. Distance learners determine the time and place for their studies—those engaged ...
Coping self-efficacy mediates the influence of generalized control beliefs on physical activity behavior and intentions to be active: A population based sample
Generalized beliefs about one’s control are thought to affect behaviors and behavioral intentions (BI). We sought to examine how a sense of mastery and constraints contribute to a specific control belief, exercise self-efficacy ...
Never too Old for Hope: A Group Education Initiative in Long-term Care
This presentation provides an overview of a project in which an innovative curriculum designed to foster hope and make hope more visible in long-term care was implemented. An outline of the curriculum and its implementation ...