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Carter, Irene; Leslie, Donald; Kwan, Denise – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2012
The authors explore their use of learner-centred teaching strategies and Universal Instructional Design (UID) on course websites. UID is based on universal design, the design of products and environments intended to be usable by all people to the greatest extent possible (Burgstahler & Cory, 2008). UID applies universal design to instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Web Sites, Course Evaluation
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Carter, Irene; Bornais, Judy; Bilodeau, Daniel – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2011
Counselling professionals seek to preserve their success by demonstrating excellent communication skills. Prior to contact with clients, students become familiar with counselling skills that reflect the needs of vulnerable populations. This involves creating a therapeutic relationship with the client using counselling skills. One way to promote…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Caseworker Approach, Counselor Training
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Carter, Irene; Leslie, Donald; Moore, Sarah – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2010
First-year university students are a diverse group of individuals with various abilities and needs. Failure of the university and its teaching faculty to meet the needs of first-year students may result in abandonment of the pursuit of a degree. This project informs instructors about the practices that strengthen a learning-centred approach and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, College Freshmen, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Carter, Irene; Quaglia, Christine; Leslie, Donald – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2010
This paper recommends that faculties of Social Work incorporate Disability Studies in their curriculum by embracing its interdisciplinary deconstructionist perspective. Disability Studies encourages Social Work to move beyond person-in--the-environment and anti-oppressive approaches to find more effective ways of removing barriers for persons with…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, College Curriculum
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Carter, Irene; Coyle, James P.; Leslie, Donald R. – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2009
The authors discuss the challenges of transferring from college to university programs. Following consideration of the practices associated with transferring credits and creating articulation agreements, the authors suggest the use of learning outcomes. Noting the challenges, as well as the benefits, they propose using learning outcomes as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Transfer Students, Transfer Policy, College Credits