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    • Increase in daily steps after a 6-month lifestyle intervention for adults with type 2 diabetes in primary care: a controlled Trial 

      Johnson, Steven T. (2014-01-16)
      Background: Healthy eating and active living are cornerstones of diabetes management, yet due to a number of systematic factors, patients in primary care settings don’t often receive adequate support for lifestyle change. ...
    • Information Access, Transparency, and Good Governance: the Alberta record 

      Stefanick, Lorna (2013-07-09)
      Access to information is recognized worldwide as a crucial component of a democratic state because transparency helps to expose corruption, ensures due process in law, and encourages the citizen engagement that is central ...
    • An Interactive OER Course Development at Athabasca University based on ODL Principles 

      Yan, Hongxin (2014-02-06)
      Failure rates in first year calculus courses are high in most post-secondary institutions across North America and other parts of the world. This Inukshuk-funded open education project involved the development of five ...
    • The iPad and Early Childhood Intervention 

      Chmiliar, Linda (2013-07-09)
      This paper presentation focuses on an exploratory study conducted with preschool children ages 3 to 5 with disabilities ranging from mild to severe, and the use of the iPad for learning. Preschool children and their ...
    • Kaska Elders’ Perception of Environmental Change 

      Johnson, Leslie (2014-01-16)
      Vegetation change can be driven by recurrent disturbances, such as wild fire, landslips and avalanches, which are recognized by Kaska. Other changes may be driven by climatic change and shifts in weather extremes. All ...
    • Large Scale Deployment of Tablet Computers in K-12 Schools in Brazil 

      Ally, Mohamed (2014-01-16)
      Different sectors of the society of many countries have been demanding for significant improvements in their education systems and teaching and learning practices in recent years (Keller, 2008; Latchem & Hanna, 2001). The ...
    • Leading Pedagogical Change 

      Cleveland-Innes, Martha (2014-01-16)
      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, ...
    • Listening with mobile devices: An ecological approach to context-embedded learning 

      Hoven, Debra (2013-07-09)
      This presentation discusses a design-based research (DBR) study into effective design for teaching listening in the real world using mobile devices. An emergent theory of learning, ecological constructivism (EC), was chosen ...
    • Location-Based Learning Management System for Adaptive Mobile Learning 

      Tan, Qing (2014-01-16)
      E-learning and distance learning are all forms of learning that take place outside of a traditional learning environment and can be alternatives for learners who are not able to study in a traditional environment for various ...
    • Making Inequality Visible in Management Education, the Academy and the Global Workplace 

      Spencer, Bruce (2013-07-09)
      Neoliberalism The neoliberal argument is essentially an economic and political philosophy advocating free markets, deregulation, privatization of public assets, more unencumbered free trade, and less government “interference” ...
    • Matroreform: Evolving to a “New” Motherhood” 

      Wong-Wylie, Gina (2014-01-16)
      “New” motherhood is initiated through everyday maternal practices and evolves motherhood at its most fundamental level. In a process called matroreform, women unwittingly and/or intentionally choose what they do and do not ...
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      Kariel, Doug (2013-07-10)
      CLA is very excited to launch the program for the 68th CLA National Conference and Trade Show. Outstanding sessions, networking opportunities and more await the attendees in Winnipeg. We look forward to welcoming you. ...
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      Shouldice, Michael (2013-07-10)
      Conference description The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers whose interests in the digital economy are positioned at the intersection of social media and the engaged university. Social media ...
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      Ross, Lynda (2014-01-16)
      Chair the Section on Women and Psychology (SWAP) annual business meeting, organize and attend the (SWAP) Executive dinner, organize and Chair the (SWAP) Executive Business breakfast meeting at the 74th Annual Convention ...
    • Never too Old for Hope: A Group Education Initiative in Long-term Care 

      Moore, Sharon L. (2014-02-06)
      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 ...
    • Next Stop Recommender 

      Chang, Maiga (2014-01-16)
      User wandering behaviours may involve many location visits in different order. The research team has proposed an algorithm which can provide users recommendation for their next visit according to the behaviour pattern ...
    • A Pastoral or Academic approach to wrath in Thomas of Ireland’s dictionary of quotations, the Manipulus florum (1306)? 

      Cels, Marc (2013-07-09)
      This paper compares the discussion of anger in Thomas of Ireland’s Manipulus florum (1306) with that found in important reference works for preachers from about the same period. Richard and Mary Rouse’s major study of the ...
    • Philosophical Critique and Perceived Practical Irrelevance 

      Morito, Bruce (2013-07-09)
      In a fascinating paper, “Ask the Philosopher,” Dimitrios Dentsoras shows how philosophers were once integrally engaged in society as agents of practical advice on how to govern and indeed on how to live. Over the centuries, ...
    • The Platonic and Aristotelian Mimetic Paradigms In Light of Gans and Heidegger 

      Foshay, Raphael (2014-01-16)
      There is an inherent tension in the imaginal scene of representation between its mediating, violence-diffusing role and its sublimatory rendering of alternative satisfaction. A clearer understanding of the way this is ...
    • Pop culture in the classroom: Inspiring students to take action against intimate partner violence 

      Corcoran, Lynn (2013-07-09)
      Working with families is fraught with complexity, including dealing with issues such as intimate partner violence. Faculty teaching within a family-newborn course with undergraduate nursing students sought innovative ...


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