Volume 9, Issue 2, November, 2016 - Circles of Support

Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal

Volume 9, Issue 2, November 2016

Circles of Support

This issue sees multiple explorations of learning in various forms, contexts and foci. Those involved in such work include educational developers, faculty members, graduate students, staff and others, and, importantly the students themselves, be they graduate or undergraduate. There are multiple circles of support in the articles featured in this issue.


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Teaching and Learning, or is it the other way around? Circles of support - Alice Cassidy, Associate Editor

Articles and Essays

Complicating How Classroom Climate Works: Advancing the Framework - Hanae Tsukada and Amy Perreault, University of British Columbia

How to Peel a Prologue: Sensory Reading in Practice in Two 90-Minute Lessons - Nicola Blake, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY

Meaning-Maintenance as a Learning Strategy: Predictions for How Expectation Violations Can Influence Classroom Learning - Jason P. Martens, University of British Columbia

Reflections on a Student Research Journal: What are the impacts, and are they worth it? - Laurie Waye, NWCC, Allie Simpson, York University

Community-based Research and Student Learning - Megan Hertner, Nina Reid-Maroney, Amy Bell, Huron University College

Developing a General Education Course to Address Undergraduates’ Mental Health Issues: Academic, Professional and Practical Considerations - Susanna Wai Ching Lai-Yeung, The Open University of Hong Kong

Creating Community through Faculty Development to Support Inclusive Undergraduate Research Mentorship - Robin A. Parent, Noya Kansky, Jane Lehr, California Polytechnic State University

The Creative Nature of Communities of Practice - Martha McAlister, Camosun College

Pre-Service Training in Professional Learning Communities Benefits Novice Teacher - Heather K. Dillard, Middle Tennessee State University

Surviving and Thriving: Recommendations for Graduate Student Teachers from Colleagues Further Along the Path - Carolyn Hoessler, University of Saskatchewan, Laura Kinderman, Queen’s University, Alicia Hussain, Queen’s University, Amelia Horsburgh, University of Saskatchewan

The Journey of Matriculation: A Tool for Developing Learning through Reflection - Brandon Peoples, Clemson University, Molly Thompson & Brian Murphy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Revisiting the Technology and Student Learning Debates: Critical Issues and Multiple Perspectives - Sara Langford, Anjana Narayan, Nicholas Von Glahn, California State Polytechnic University

Supporting the Success of Students of Color: Creating Racial Justice through Student Activism - Judith Willison, Bridgewater State University

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With grateful thanks to the Reviewers for this Issue:

Adrienne Huber, Adrienne Wright, Al Valleau, April McGrath, Betsy Newell Decyk, Fay Yokomizo Akindes, Karin Manarin, La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, Laurel Tien, Mandy Frake-Mistak, Maree O'Keefe, Martin Jenkins, Margy MacMillan, Marianne Poumay, Martin Jenkins, Mary Margaret Pringle, Nanda Dimitrov, Nancy Chick, Renee Michael, Stephanie Dimanche, Suzanne Le-May Sheffield, Alice Cassidy, Alice Macpherson, Balbir Gurm.

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