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    • The Sacred in Counselling 

      Dias, Carine (2016)
      Canada is a multicultural society with a wide variety of religious/spiritual practices. In response to a lack of spiritual training in counselling field, I investigated the different elements involved in developing a ...
    • School Based Practices to Address High Rates of Math Anxiety 

      Robertson, Cameron (2015-03)
      High levels of anxiety towards mathematics are prevalent in learners from an early age into college, and in many areas of the world. The most common result of mathematics anxiety is avoidance of math courses. With today’s ...
    • School Connectedness: Contextualizing Issues in Extracurricular School Based Sports 

      Berkbigler, Jeremy (2016-03)
      This capstone project reviewed research literature exploring current trends in youth sports participation. The three issues of ‘specialization’, ‘hyper-competitiveness and exclusionary team forming’, and ‘the influence of ...
    • Screening for Highly Qualified Adjunct Business Faculty: Which Attributes Correlate to Faculty Performance? 

      Kirstein, Kurt D (ERIC, 2009-10-04)
      City University of Seattle, a comprehensive teaching university that focuses on the needs of working adult students, sought to streamline its faculty recruitment and hiring practices by identifying a list of candidate ...
    • Self-Direction in Adult Learning: Best Practices 

      Smith, Gina; Anthony, Pete (CreateSpace, 2011)
      An adaptive and flexible methodology that encompasses a blend of effective practices is necessary in self-directed learning. The characteristics of self-directed learners are identified, and innovative methods to promote ...
    • Self-Esteem and Its Effect on Bullying Behaviour 

      Shideler, Lisa (2015-12)
      The issue of bullying has been one that has gained a lot of attention in the recent years. With technology allowing for continued harassment among teens, not limited to the school grounds, bullying appears to continue to ...
    • Service Learning 

      Kelley, George (CreateSpace, 2011)
      Service Learning is an academic model providing students and faculty hands-on experiences and an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills through projects aimed at identifying and meeting real community needs. ...
    • Sexuality and Disability: A Comparison of Themes Found in the Sex and Disability Literature 

      Daciuk, Stuart (2015-11)
      The purpose of this investigation was to explore the issues of people with disabilities regarding their sexual development and sexual expression. This thesis adds to the growing body of literature regarding the sexuality ...
    • The Similarities Between Psychology and Theology in Three Therapeutic Outcomes – the Importance of Relationships, the Essence of Being, and the Role of Community 

      Steyn, Bradly (2015-06-30)
      Historically, the disciplines of psychology and theology have had a tenuous relationship, dismissing each other as unnecessary. This paper is an attempt to address this tenuous relationship, by stating that from a therapeutic ...
    • The Six Thinking Hats: A Constructivist’s Technique to Facilitate the Transfer and Application of Critical and Creative Thinking 

      Szyarto, Cheryl A. (CreateSpace, 2011)
      In business, education, and elsewhere, being constructive and creative is more than just desirable—it is essential. Individuals must be skillful communicators and astute problem solvers to succeed in a world marked by ...
    • Social Emotional Learning Programs: Creating Mindful Students 

      Chatton, Marisol (2015-07)
      This paper sets out to look at the important role social emotional learning programs play in educational settings. It explores various SEL programs including: Mind Up, Second Step, FRIENDS for Life, Zones of Regulation and ...
    • Socially and Environmentally Responsible Leadership 

      Kirstein, Kurt D (CreateSpace, 2014)
      To address increasing calls from stakeholders of all types, companies need to infuse social and environmental responsibility into their missions and strategies. More commonly referred to as corporate social responsibility ...
    • A South Asian Woman’s Journey Through Depression 

      Jaswal, Beena (2015)
      In this thesis I am sharing my personal journey with depression to illustrate how bullying, racism, and low self esteem have all been factors that contributed to my mental health and eventually led to depression. These ...
    • Strategies for Engaging the Adult Learner 

      Flores, Kelly; Sprake, Timothy (CreateSpace, 2013)
      Students demonstrate their level of engagement in three ways: behavioral engagement, cognitive engagement, and emotional engagement. Instructors who proactively implement strategies to better engage their students enhance ...
    • Strategies for Teaching Leadership 

      Kirstein, Kurt D; Schieber, Craig E; Flores, Kelly; Olswang, Steven G (CreateSpace, 2014)
      This book is the third in the Proven Practices in Higher Education series. The books all are prompted by the desire to share with the academic community the lessons learned by the faculty of a small, private nonprofit ...
    • Student Accountability in Online Team Projects 

      Price, Gregory (CreateSpace, 2015)
      Teams are an important functional business tool used to solve problems, and, as businesses become more globalized, virtual teams are becoming the norm. Today, between 50% and 80% of all U.S organizations are incorporating ...
    • Student Attendance, Achievement, and the Family-School Connection 

      Caron, Cheryl (2016-03)
      This study is an educational perspective of envisioning a solution to increase parental engagement at schools to an understanding that the relationship between parents, schools and community must be viewed as a partnership ...
    • Student Lead Scholarship Club 

      Bridges, Roger (2015-04)
      Grade 12 students are very busy in their final year of high school. As well as studying hard for their classes they are also working, volunteering, participating in school or community sports teams and other organizations ...
    • Student Motivation in Online Courses 

      Price, Gregory (CreateSpace, 2016)
      Student achievement in online education shows no significant difference from traditional face-to-face learning (Hawkins, Barbour, & Graham, 2012; Lewis, Whiteside, & Dikkers, 2014). With this as a backdrop, online education ...
    • Students’ “Dark Side” Personalities in a Classroom Setting 

      Mphande-Finn, Joyce (CreateSpace, 2016)
      This chapter includes an exploration of the dark side, and what it means to educators in the context of students in a learning environment. An in-depth description of the dark side is provided to assist educators in ...