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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).
Memorandum of Understanding for BALTA Partners
The BALTA research partnership has functioned since 2006. A new partnership research project, Social Economy Intermediaries and the Transition to Sustainability: Scaling Innovation, represents a new research scope and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Leading Pedagogical Change
According to Keller (2008), changes in many things including technology “constitutes [sic] the most consequential set of changes in society since the late nineteenth century, when the nation went from a largely domestic, ...
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 ...
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 ...