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Volume 3, Issue 2, November 2009 - New Media and Ways that it Supports Scholarship

Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal

New Media and Ways that it supports scholarship - This includes online communities, social networking, outdoor education, teaching and learning philosophies, e-portfolios, discussion, images, and other (new) media, and other artifacts.

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Education Using Technology, the Possibilities are Endless - Dr. Balbir Kaur Gurm, Editor-in-Chief, Kwantlen Polytechnic University


New Media and Scholarship - June Kaminski MSN, PhD(c), Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Literature Review

Clarifying the Constructs of Motivation, Regulation of Motivation, and Volition in Models of Self-Regulated Learning - Bob Chow, Kwantlen Polytechnic University


Ten-Year Reflections on Context-Based Learning in the Outdoor Classroom: Enhancing Teacher Learning - Harry Hubball & Jennifer Kennedy, University of British Columbia

How I teach the Sociological Imagination and Globalization - Charles Quist-Adade, PhD, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Development of a New Course Entitled "Stress, Depression and Suicide" - Susanna Wai Ching Lai-Yeung, The Open University of Hong Kong

Relationality and Reflexivity in Community-based Research: Reflections from the Field - Laura Fiorilla, Alison Connors, BN, Dawn Landry, Amanda Loates, BN(c), Natasha Kuzmak, MEDes(c), Gayle Rutherford, PhD, Lesley Smith, BSW, & Christine A. Walsh, PhD, RSW, University of Calgary

Articles & Essays

Assignment Submission Practices and Course Management Strategies in the Blended Classroom: What's Going On? - Drs. Godfrey A. Steele, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, Harry Hubball, University of British Columbia, Canada, Russell Day, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Curriculum Leadership Portfolios: Enhancing Scholarly Approaches to Undergraduate Program Reform - Harry Hubball & Marion L. Pearson, University of British Columbia

Encouraging Integrative Learning through Current Events and Learning Portfolios - Marice E. Rose, Ph.D., Fairfield University

An Examination of Constructivist-Driven Instructional Design and its Pedagogical Implications for Effective Learning - Katherine Pang, PhD, University of Texas at Tyler

Promoting Metaphorical Thinking Through Synectics: Developing Deep Thinking Utilizing Abstractions - David E. Walker, Ed.D., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Strategies for the Net Generation - Ronald A. Berk, PhD, Professor Emeritus, The Johns Hopkins University

The Journey through Nursing Doctoral Education: An Inside Story - Nila B. Reimer, MS, RN, Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University School of Nursing

Using Electronic Faculty Course Portfolios to Showcase Classroom Practices and Student Learning - Paul Savory and Amy Goodburn, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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