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Using Online Interactive Tutorials In Teaching Psychology and Neuroscience at a Distance
Science educators often struggle with means to effectively present content in order to optimize student understanding of difficult concepts. This holds true for typical classroom-based instruction, but especially so when ...
Dealing with Reviewers' Comments
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Reactive Attachment Disorder and its Implications in Defining the "Good Mother"
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) made its first appearance in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ nosology in 1980 (DSM-III: American Psychiatric Association). Its inclusion was a response to ...
Markers for Navigating the New Waters of Post-Secondary Education
Alberta’s post-secondary system is constantly changing, and students have more choice than ever before in choosing a post-secondary program. They also have increasing options for where their studies and previous experience ...
Evaluating the Relative Efficiencies and Effectiveness of the Call Centre and Tutor Models of Learner Support at Athabasca University
Athabasca University is Canada’s largest distance-based, open university. Its undergraduate courses are offered mostly by individualized learning. Students can register in courses at the start of any month. They can proceed ...
This paper presents findings of an experiment conducted with female college students to assess the effects of TV commercials and movie entertainment segments that feature stereotypical ( pro-thin) and realistic-looking ...
Creating a Culture of Community in Online Courses
Purpose - The topic of this paper is the facilitation of a culture of community in online courses using selected interactive teaching strategies such as photovoice, conceptual quilting, and online point-counterpoint debates. ...
Innovation Through Convention? Building Consensus for RPL Practice in Canadian Universities
Dramatic changes in the last several years, marked by the advent of a globalized economy and attendant technological innovations, have thrust us from industrial to conceptual thinking, engendering an era of instant ...
A Canandian E-lection 2008? Online Media and Political Competition
This paper examines the use and impact of internet submedia on the 2008 Canadian federal election. Based on content analysis of party and candidate use of different internet submedia during the campaign, combined with ...
"Information Access and Protection of Privacy: Cornerstones of the Democratic Administrative State”
The protection of privacy has received significant attention recently, particularly the threats posed to privacy by new technologies for mass data collection as well as post-911 security measures. Much less attention has ...