Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)

Can you learn how to learn for life? Components from expert learning research (2009)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 2, Special Issue, Article 4, 2009

The author of this paper reviews research literature on expert learners to identify three components that can promote the goal of lifelong learning.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-03-24

Perceived Success and Enjoyment in Elementary Physical Education (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 1, 2007

This study investigated children’s feelings of success and enjoyment in elementary physical education (PE) activities, and examined the factors to which the children attribute those feelings.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-03-21

Potential risks to reading posed by high-dose phonics (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 2, 2007

This document describes a study that compared the reading progress of two groups of children between Grade 1 and Grade 3.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-03-13

Kindergarten Children's Relatedness to Teachers and Peers as a Factor in Classroom Engagement and Early Learning Behaviours (2008)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 2, No. 1, Article 5, 2008

The study described here examines whether social relatedness within kindergarten classrooms is associated with learning behaviours and, if so, whether this can be explained by students’ participation in school-related activities.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-03-06

Kindergarten screening for reading disabilities (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No.1, Article 5, 2007

The authors of this study designed and measured the efficacy of a kindergarten screening tool aimed at identifying children at risk for reading disabilities.

The study is a longitudinal one that followed 499 Saskatchewan children from kindergarten through Grade 3. The kindergarten screening process consisted of assessments of phonological awareness and letter-sound understanding.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-02-26

Rendering the invisible visible: Lived values that support reflective practice (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 11, 2010

Reflective practice can be thought of as the ability to integrate professional experience with theoretical formulations to produce solutions to problem situations. In this paper, the author charts the evolution of reflective practice in an authentic work context, and discusses the lived values that supported this evolution.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-02-19

Factors affecting academic achievement in children with ADHD (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 9, 2010

This study explored the impact of methylphenidate on the academic achievement of 85 children, aged seven to 12, with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate, which may be more familiar under such trade names as Ritalin or Concerta, is a stimulant medication that acts on certain chemicals in the brain.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-02-11

‘Rithmetic and readiness: Exploring meaningful professional development for three elementary mathematics teachers (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 8, 2010

This study describes how the authors helped three elementary mathematics teachers overcome barriers to professional development.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-02-03

An exploratory study of the associations between speech and language difficulties and phonological awareness in preschool children (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 7, 2010

This study looks at preschool speech and language impairments and the role they play in a child’s phonological awareness, the awareness of the sound structure of spoken words. Phonological awareness is considered a reliable predictor of later reading ability.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-01-31

Problem-centered learning vs. teaching-centered learning in science at the secondary level: an analysis of the dynamics of doubt (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 5, 2010

This paper describes a research project undertaken to compare how doubt evolves while learning about electricity in two different learning contexts. In the problem-centred context, students learn about a subject through the experience of solving problems, while in the teaching-centred context, students listen while the teacher talks.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-01-24

Pages

© 2022 Copian Library