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Hanson, Aubrey Jean – McGill Journal of Education, 2018
This paper makes a case for attending to the resurgence of Indigenous literary arts in taking up the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action in teacher education. I argue that Indigenous literary arts can help to foster relational understandings between readers and Indigenous communities: stories have the capacity to open…
Descriptors: Literature, Indigenous Populations, Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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MacDonald, Jennifer; Markides, Jennifer – McGill Journal of Education, 2018
Education for reconciliation is centered on renewing Indigenous-settler relations. In this article, two graduate students share their experiences as they endeavour to take up a praxis for reconciliation. Positioned by their different cultural identities, they join in a duoethnographic conversation, to reflect on their learning and to share their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Land Settlement
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Mayen, Patrick – McGill Journal of Education, 2011
The objective of this article is to critically examine teacher education based on the concepts, principles, and practices of adult education, vocational training, and continuing vocational training. We will discuss a few aspects of teacher education from the perspective of our research and our theoretical frames of reference, touching on the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Adult Education, Vocational Education, Educational Principles
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Maubant, Philippe; Roger, Lucie; Lejeune, Michel; Caselles-Desjardins, Brigitte; Gravel, Nicole – McGill Journal of Education, 2011
This text is divided into three broad sections. The first section will elaborate the figure of professionalization, which today appears to be the target of professional training policies. It also seems to be considered a means and thus a guarantee of the professional aim of proposed training. On what ideological and pedagogical presuppositions is…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Adult Education, Professional Training, Professional Development
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Laitsch, Daniel A. – McGill Journal of Education, 2009
This review examined 117 research articles using a policy framework generated in previous research. Findings include: students are experiencing both food insecurity and an "epidemic of obesity"; policymakers remain focused on achievement; provinces address nutrition in isolation; poverty is a significant contributor; restriction of food…
Descriptors: Obesity, Nurses, Nutrition, Child Health
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Duquette, Cheryll – McGill Journal of Education, 1997
Presents an analysis of seven studies on field-based Canadian teacher-education programs. Describes conflicting views held by multiple participants and their differing perceptions of course work, field experiences, and beliefs about personal professional competence. Underscores the importance of several factors for creating a strong field-based…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Field Experience Programs, Field Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Andrews, Bernard W. – McGill Journal of Education, 1997
Examined the effectiveness of a partnership program in arts teacher education with students who had obtained teaching experience in school setting within one year of graduation. Indicates that engaging in classroom-based activities in an on-campus program with expert practitioners increased students confidence and willingness to teach the arts in…
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries