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  • Engler, Steven (University of California Presshttp://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/nr.2012.15.issue-4, 2012)
    This article argues that scholarship on Umbanda (a distinctively Brazilian hybrid of Candomblé, Kardecist Spiritism, and popular Catholicism, with romanticized indigenous elements) manifests certain limitations that lead ...
  • Engler, Steven (Brillhttp://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/15685276/56/5, 2009)
    Scholars of religion continue to talk of syncretism where their colleagues have moved on to talk of hybridity. This paper reviews critiques of the latter concept and argues that ‘hybridity’ can be a useful concept, but ...
  • Engler, Steven (Debates do NERhttp://seer.ufrgs.br/debatesdoner, 2011)
    This paper interrogates a particular globalizing academic move: the appropriation of Afro-Brazilian religion by the academic study of religion in North America as a paradigmatic form of cultural mixture. Specifically, I ...
  • MacMillan, Margy ( 2010)
    Handout from Centennial Symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  • Miller-Young, Janice; Boman, Jennifer (Jossey-Basshttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tl.20235/full, 2017-06)
    This chapter presents the bottlenecks identified by seven faculty members from diverse disciplines, and an inductive content analysis of their Decoding interviews. Representative quotations illustrate themes in the interviews ...
  • Smith, Erika E. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41239-017-0049-y, 2017-04-07)
  • Hayman, Richard; Smith, Erika E.; Storrs, Hannah (Canadian Association for Information Science/L’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information, 2018)
    This research examines undergraduate students’ academic help-seeking behaviours by mining anonymous posts from a university Facebook Confessions page. From a dataset of 2,712 public posts, researchers identified 708 ...
  • Amarasingam, Amarnath; Basso, Andrew R.; Burnett, Kristin; Chambers, Lori; Cohen, Laura Beth; Hay, Travis; Jacobs, Steven Leonard; Markotic, Lorraine; Minslow, Sarah; Mounsef, Donia; Muller, Adam; Powell, Christopher; Sarkissian, Raffi; Murray, Scott W. (University of Calgary Presshttp://press.ucalgary.ca/books/9781552388853, 2017)
    Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essays in this volume investigate ...
  • Jackson, Brian (Johns Hopkins University Presshttps://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/portal_libraries_and_the_academy/, 2015-04)
    University rankings play an increasingly large role in shaping the goals of academic institutions and departments, while removing universities themselves from the evaluation process. This study compares the library-related ...
  • Salyers, Vince; Carter, Lorraine; Cairns, Steve; Durrer, Luke (Canadian Journal of University Continuing Educationhttp://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/cjuce-rcepu, 2014)
    This paper reviews the foundational litera- ture of contemporary e-learning, with a focus on scaffolding, instructional design, and engagement. These concepts are then considered in two limited case studies, each involving ...
  • May, Francine; Swabey, Alice (College and Research Librarieshttp://crl.acrl.org/, 2014)
    This study examines how students are using academic library spaces and the role these spaces are playing in the campus community. Data was collected on five campuses (two community colleges, two undergraduate universities ...
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2007)
  • El Hussein, M.; Hirst, S.; Salyers, Vince; Osuji, J. (The Qualitative Reporthttp://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/, 2014)
    There are many challenges and criticisms attached to the conduct of research, none the least of which is a notion that much of the research undertaken in professional disciplines such as nursing may not have clinical and/or ...
  • Miller-Young, Janice; Boman, Jennifer (Jossey-Basshttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tl.2017.2017.issue-150/issuetoc, 2017-06)
    This special issue demonstrates how “Decoding the Disciplines” not only provides a framework for inquiry into teaching and learning disciplinary concepts, but also holds much potential for bridging disciplinary thinking ...
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2000-04-06)
    Most courses taught in Computer Science still use the traditional lecture plus lab format, usually with one or more required texts as reference. While many instructors now also use the web to augment this, many if not ...
  • Becker, Katrin (University of Calgary, 2008)
    We have always appropriated whatever technologies are available to us for use as technologies for instruction. This practice may well date back as far as human communication itself. The practice of “studying the masters” ...
  • Ruggiero, Dana; Becker, Katrin (Canadian Network For Innovation in Education, 2014)
    Just what do we learn from playing serious games? Especially common in games for learning is the notion that participants need to be able to win the game, but is it always necessary for the player to win in order to ‘get’ ...
  • Becker, Katrin (EduGaming Conference 2014, Lehigh Carbon Community Collegehttp://www.edugamingconference.com/, 2014-08-04)
    "Most of us prefer to walk backward into the future, a posture that may be uncomfortable but which at least allows us to keep on looking at familiar things as long as we can." ~ Charles Handy Formal education moves at ...
  • Becker, Katrin (Canadian Network for Innovation In Education (CNIE)http://www.cnie-rcie.ca/, 2014-05)
    Many M.Ed. programs claim to incorporate signature pedagogies in their programs, which often include approaches such as inquiry-based, case-based, and problem-based learning, communities of learners, and more. Teacher ...
  • Sepulveda, Ana; Drader, Ranee; MacMillan, Margy (http://www.isotlsymposium.mtroyal.ca/2014Symposium/index.html, 2014-11)
    These two scholarship of teaching and learning undergraduate student co-investigators talk about why they got involved in SoTL research, describe the projects they've worked on and what they've learned, and share their ...