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Professional Development in Higher Education (Canada)

Wendy A. Crocker

Wendy Crocker is an assistant professor at Western University, Ontario, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Professional development offerings Professional development in higher education in Canada is more commonly referred to as educational development (Fraser, Gosling, Sorcinelli 2010). It can be described in several ways, owing to its a focus...

Bilingualism and Multilingualism in Primary Education (Canada)

Wendy A. Crocker

Wendy Crocker is an assistant professor at Western University, Ontario, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Any discussion of language in Canadian Primary Education is imbued with elements of history, politics, and culture. In the 1700s, the French and English settlers to what is now known as North America brought with them religious and language...

Inclusion and Marginalization in Childhood (Canada)

Wendy A. Crocker

Wendy Crocker is an assistant professor at Western University, Ontario, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Research on inclusion and marginalization Marginalization has been discussed across a variety of disciplines and texts. In his seminal work, Park (1928) described Marginalization as a “state of limbo between at least two cultural life...

Friendship and Peer Culture in Childhood (Canada)

Xiaoxiao Du

Xiaoxiao Du is a teaching fellow in the Faculty of Education at Western University and vice president of Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada, University of Western Ontario. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wendy A. Crocker

Wendy Crocker is an assistant professor at Western University, Ontario, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Conceptions of friendship Within the Canadian context, concepts of peer relationships and friendship are currently understudied. There is a dearth of literature about early childhood peer culture—especially what occurs with very young...

Pedagogies to Develop Children’s Agency in Schools

Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... or even authoritarian power have the prerogative to decide. The concept of agency in deliberative democracy: The capability approach perspective According to Crocker (2008) a person is an ‘agent’ only when...

Restoring higher education’s mission in teacher education

Learning Teaching from Experience : Multiple Perspectives and International Contexts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Canada (Crocker and Dibbon 2008). This degree of variation reflects two factors that are distinctive to our context. First, Canada is a country of vast cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity, which necessitates wide programme...

Education Policy for Agency and Participation

Mario Biggeri

Mario Biggeri is Associate Professor of Development Economics at the University of Florence, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... to the age and maturity of the child, as well as rethinking development democracy mechanisms in order to ensure wider citizenship rights and public deliberation involvement for children, in line with Sen (1999, 2009; see also Crocker, 2007;...

A Cloud Over the Rainbow Nation? Language, National Reconciliation and Educational Transformation in Post Apartheid South Africa

Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

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... and forgiveness are merely constituent parts of reconciliation, then our task is to resolve the tensions between reconciliation and justice (Crocker, 2002) or, for others such as Barkan (2001), and this is certainly true for this paper,...

Initial Teacher Education in Primary Education (Canada)

Susan Ibdah

Susan Ibdah is a PhD candidate and instructor at Western University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rachel Heydon

Rachel Heydon is a full professor at Western University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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... less than one hundred teacher candidates to over four thousand (Crocker and Dibbon 2008). Full-time study is the norm for both the concurrent and consecutive education streams, with few faculties or schools of education permitting part-time...

Canada

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... Reggio Association, Canada) Emma Cooper (Western University, Canada) Melanie Cortes (University of New Brunswick, Canada) Wendy A. Crocker (Western University, Canada) José L. da Costa (University of Alberta, Canada) Christopher DeLuca...