Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

A Report on the postsecondary decisions of high-achieving students in Ontario

Includes bibliographical references. '...This HEQCO @ Issue paper provides insight into the postsecondary decisions of secondary school students with the strongest academic records - that is, students who are considered to be the 'highest-achieving' high school graduates in Ontario. To explore this topic, we used two methodological approaches: studying application and admissions data from the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) and conducting interviews with secondary school counsellors and advisors.

Active learning strategies in introductory financial accounting classes

Accompanied by appendices. Includes bibliographical references. 'The study presented in this report provides a systematic look at how students experienced and approached their learning in Introductory Financial Accounting at four Ontario postsecondary institutions'--Executive summary. Subject(s): Active learning - Ontario., Accounting - Study and teaching - Ontario., Educaiton, Higher - Ontario.

Active learning strategies in introductory financial accounting classes. Appendices.

Accompanied by appendices. Includes bibliographical references. 'The study presented in this report provides a systematic look at how students experienced and approached their learning in Introductory Financial Accounting at four Ontario postsecondary institutions'--Executive summary. Subject(s): Active learning - Ontario., Accounting - Study and teaching - Ontario., Educaiton, Higher - Ontario.

Adult learners in Ontario and Canada

'This report uses the 2008 Access to Support to Education and Training Survey (ASETS) to analyse the participation of Canadian and Ontario adults in job-related learning between 2002 and 2008. It reveals who engaged in such activity, and who did not, based on a variety of personal and employment characteristics. Both descriptive and regression analyses are presented.'--Executive Summary. Subject(s): Adult education - Canada., Adult education - Ontario., Adult learning - Canada., Adult learning - Ontario., Employees - Training of - Canada., Employees - Training of - Ontario.

AHELO

'The following report reviews the experience of Ontario's participation in the feasibility study, focusing primarily on the implementation and administration activities and the value to institutions. While the institutions did not gain specific insight into their programming, AHELO generated considerable interest in international assessments and comparative understanding and provided significant experience in the administration of large-scale assessments.'--Introduction. Subject(s): Postsecondary education - Ontario - Evaluation.

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