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Transformative Dialogues - Volume 7 Issue 1

Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2014

Looking to the Future

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Editorial - Dr. Balbir Kaur Gurm, Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Alice Macpherson, Technical Editor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University.


Broadening the Horizons of New Instructors to Transform the Landscape of SoTL - Michael Zhang, Brigham Young University

Occupy the Classroom: Teaching Contemporary Events - Roberta Lexier, Mount Royal University

Advice for implementing best practices from professional development sessions: One bite at a time - Lynne N. Kennette, Durham College, Wes Hanzuk, Durham College - Whitby

Articles & Essays

An approach to rejuvenating our teaching and ourselves - Joan Flaherty, University of Guelph

Managing Facilitation in Cross-Cultural Contexts: The Application of National Cultural Dimensions to Groups in Learning Organisations - Matthew Jelavic, Dawn Salter, Durham College

Teaching and Learning Focus Group Facilitation: An Encounter with Experiential Learning in a Graduate Sociology Classroom - Roanne Thomas, University of Ottawa & Elizabeth Quinlan, University of Saskatchewan

Narrowing the Gap between Students and Instructors: A Study of Expectations - Todd Zimmerman, Laura Schmidt, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Joy Becker, Mathematics, Wartburg College, Julie Peterson, Ruth Nyland, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Renee Surdick, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Transforming the Classroom – and the World: Voices from a Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community - Joyce Rain Anderson, Barbara E. Bond, Jeanean Davis-Street, Sabrina Gentlewarrior, Minae Yamamoto Savas, and Deborah A. Sheehy, Bridgewater State University

Listening to faculty: Developing a research strategy in early childhood education - Beverlie Dietze, Okanagan College, Audrey Penner, Susan Ashley, Kim Gillis, Holly Moses and Brenda Goodine, Holland College

Assessing the value created through participating in a graduate studies community of practice - Rachael Bertram, Kyle Paquette, Tiago Duarte, and Diane Culver, University of Ottawa

Handing In Assignments on Time: The Polytemporal, Musicality of Class Work and Mindful Engagement - Réal Fillion, University of Sudbury

Becoming a Scholar: Everything I Need to Know I Learned on Sabbatical - Steven Maranville, PhD, Maranville Enterprises

Our Journey Towards Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research - Rosalie Richards, Robin Lewis, Kalina Manoylov, Ryan Brown, Hauke Busch, Georgia College & State University

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With grateful thanks to all of the Reviewers for this Issue:

April McGrath, Betsy Newell Decyk, Deb Bennett, Diane Salter, Chris Garrett, Iain Doherty, Joe Greenholz, Judy Gnarpe, Laura Cruz, Lynn Taylor, Margy MacMillan, Martin Jenkins, Renee Michael, Balbir Gurm, Alice Macpherson.

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