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Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2009 - Impact of Learning in and to the Workplace

Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal

The impact of what is learned and how it transfers to the workplace, including: Service Learning, Problem Based Learning, Apprenticeship, on-the-job learning, Prior Learning Assessment, Continuing Professional Development.

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Service Learning - Dr. Balbir Kaur Gurm, Editor-in-Chief, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Articles & Essays

Visual Metaphors: A New Language for Discovery and Dialogue - Regina F. Bento, Harvard Business School & Warren O. Nilsson, McGill University

The Embedded Academic: A Management Academic Discovers Management - Jon Billsberry, Coventry University

Faculty Transformation: Three Forms of Inquiry to Increase Staff Capability for Teaching with Technologies - Dr. Iain Doherty, University of Auckland

Service Learning in Urban Alternative Schools: Investigating Affective Development in Preservice Teacher Education - Dr. Maureen P. Hall, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Using Literature in Learning Contexts to Address Contentious Issues of Difference, Culture, Power, and Privilege in the Classroom - Dr. Susan Holloway, University of Windsor

Don Quixote and Chaos Theory - Roger Moore, St. Thomas University

The Role of Learning Styles in Student Evaluations of a Problem-based Learning Course - Larkin A. Powell, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a Tool for Leadership Development in Management Education Programs: What's Type Got to Do with It? - Dr. Kathleen Hanold Watland, Saint Xavier University

When Students Teach: Performance Based Assessment - Margaret Wilson, NorQuest College


Learning on the Job: Adventures in Program Review - Danielle Baxter and Cathy Bray, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Follow the trail from learning to teaching with real world connections - Alice Cassidy, University of British Columbia

It's What you Eat in Taco Shells - Thomas Kerslake, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Inquisitor - Roger Moore, St. Thomas University

Remembering Our Teaching Heart in the Midst of All the Noise - William J. Owen & Heather Smith, University of Northern BC

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Adrienne Huber, Al Valleau, Betsy Decyk, Carol Hanson, Chris Garrett, Iain Doherty, Jane McKenzie, Joe Greenholtz, Lesley Hemsworth, Liz Wallace, Lynn Taylor, Maree O'Keefe, Margy MacMillan, Marianne Pourmay, Martin Jenkins, Stephanie Chu

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