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Avatars go to Law School: Digital Standardized (and not so Standard) Clients for Law School Teaching
Standardized clients have been a feature of medical schools for years. Digital technologies now offer the opportunity to create them in interactive form as avatars. In addition, advances in semantic computing now allow ...
The New Old Lawyer: How Lawyers have Adapted to Mediation to Preserve their Power, Income, and Identity
This paper outlines the evolution of mediation in some common law jurisdictions from an idea most lawyers dismissed to a practice most now use. It highlights the attitudes and actions of lawyers as they have adjusted their ...
The Cento, Romanticism, and Copyright
(English Studies in Canada, 2013)
This article excavates the obscure literary genre of the cento – a genre of poetry defined by its wholly derivative composition from quotations of other works – and its supplementary relation to Romantic literature and the ...
Dubjection: A Node (Reflections on Web-Conferencing, McLuhan, and Intellectual Property)
From the editors' introduction to the book in which this chapter appears, _McLuhan's Global Village Today_ (Pickering & Chatto, 2014): "Mark A. McCutcheon’s contribution, ‘Dubjection: A Node (Reflections on Web-Conferencing, ...
Frankenstein as a figure of globalization in Canada’s postcolonial popular culture
(Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2011-10)
This essay analyzes the cultural functions of Frankenstein as a figure of globalization in postcolonial popular culture. Focusing on the case of Canadian film production, I begin by contextualizing Canadian film as a ...
Landscape-Scale Prioritization Process for Private Land Conservation in Alberta
There are 12 conservation land trust organizations (CLTOs) in the province of Alberta, Canada that actively steward land. Together they have protected over 1.09 million hectares of land. Using in-depth interview data ...
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 ...
Is it Still Cheating if it’s Not Done on Purpose? Accidental Plagiarism in Higher Education
This project aimed to discover the extent to which plagiarism is committed unintentionally. In a study of students enrolled in an online distance education course at a post-secondary institution, slightly more than half ...
The Well-being of Adults who were Raised by Grandparents.
Presented in Poster Session 12 on "Parenting and Grandparenting" at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 75th Conference, San Antonio, November 6-9, 2013.