University of British Columbia

Exploring the implementation and potential adaptation of Action Schools! (2009)

BC for Rural and Remote First Nations Communities

This document describes a project designed to test whether a school-based healthy lifestyles program could improve the health of Aboriginal children and youth in Canada.

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2014-05-28

'Talk to Your Doc' - helping adolescents make health care transitions (2010)

Evaluation and design to extend the reach

This study evaluates the effectiveness of “Talk to Your Doc” workshops presented by University of British Columbia medical students in Vancouver high schools as a volunteer outreach program since 1998.

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2014-05-14

Canadian post-secondary graduates and further education: Who continues and why? (2009)

This report examines patterns of participation in further education among postsecondary graduates from colleges and institutes, university colleges, and universities across Canada, with particular emphasis on the participation of Canadian‐born Aboriginal people; Canadian‐born non‐Aboriginal people; and immigrants.

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2013-06-07

Academic engagement and science achievement: A gendered relationship? (2010)

The 2002 School Achievement Indicators Program Science (SAIP-SCIENCE) survey, administered to a national sample of Canadian youth aged 13 to 16, showed girls performing significantly below boys in the application of scientific knowledge to everyday problems. On the other hand, girls get higher teacher-assigned grades than boys in their science classes.

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2013-03-21

Ways of Knowing in a Writing-Based Adult Literacy Program (N.D.)

Teachers and learners in a writing-based literacy program tend to have different opinions on what knowledge is and how it is acquired. This paper will help teachers to make better choices in working with their students, based on understanding these different ideas about the processes of knowing and learning.

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2002-07-10
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