Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

An overview of francophone postsecondary education participation in Ontario

'November 26, 2013'. Includes bibliographical references. 'Francophone students represent a unique population within Ontario, and understanding their educational experience is an important factor for developing policies and programs that contribute to their development, both as individual learners and with respect to the linguistic, cultural and economic vitality of the broader francophone community.

Apprenticeship in International Perspective

'January 20, 2015'. Includes bibliographical references. 'This report examines the apprenticeship systems of seven jurisdictions - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, England, France and the United States - to draw comparisons with Ontario's apprenticeship system. The purpose of this work is to help us think differently about how the challenges that Ontario's apprenticeship system faces have been addressed abroad.

Apprenticeship in Ontario

'January 13, 2015'. Includes bibliographical references. 'This report aims to introduce the reader to the apprenticeship sector in Ontario by providing an overview of the current state of affairs. We begin by outlining the structure and governance of apprenticeship in the province and survey the literature relevant to some of the policy debates regarding apprenticeship. The report then identifies and consolidates key data concerning the various components of this complex system, providing comparative Canadian data where relevant to identify areas of strength and weakness.

Assessing graduate teaching development programs for impact on future faculty

Includes bibliographical references. 'The goals of this study were to assess and compare the impact of several TA development programs at Western University and the University of Windsor, and to link specific types of programming to measurable outcomes. We wanted to compare the impact of programs of varying duration and examine how teaching assistants apply what they learn in short and long programs when they teach in their disciplines'-- Executive Summary. Subject(s): Information literacy - Study and teaching (Higher) - Ontario.

Assessing graduate teaching development programs for impact on future faculty. Appendices.

Includes bibliographical references. 'The goals of this study were to assess and compare the impact of several TA development programs at Western University and the University of Windsor, and to link specific types of programming to measurable outcomes. We wanted to compare the impact of programs of varying duration and examine how teaching assistants apply what they learn in short and long programs when they teach in their disciplines'-- Executive Summary. Subject(s): Information literacy - Study and teaching (Higher) - Ontario.

Assessing the impact of interactive sampling using audience response systems

Includes bibliographical references. 'Audience response systems (ARS) are electronic applications in which a receiver captures information entered by students via keypads or hand-held devices. Students' responses can be displayed instantly, usually in the form of a histogram. Professors typically use ARS to increase student interaction and for formative assessment (to measure students' understanding of material during a lecture; Micheletto, 2011).'--Executive Summary.

Assessing the impact of interactive sampling using audience response systems. Appendices.

Includes bibliographical references. 'Audience response systems (ARS) are electronic applications in which a receiver captures information entered by students via keypads or hand-held devices. Students' responses can be displayed instantly, usually in the form of a histogram. Professors typically use ARS to increase student interaction and for formative assessment (to measure students' understanding of material during a lecture; Micheletto, 2011).'--Executive Summary.

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