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Applied Science

"Gate Charge Control for MOSFET Turn-OFF in PWM Motor Drives Through Empirical Means" by Dr. John Makaran, School of Applied Science & Technology, May 2010.Originally published in the May 2010 (Vol. 25, No. 5) issue of IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Posted with permission of the IEEE.

"Identification of Plant Sources for Wildflower Honey Production" by Lauren Burdick, Cheryl Ketola, Ph.D., and Karen Buchholz, M.Sc, 2008.

Colleges & Postsecondary Education

"Bologna Through Ontario Eyes: The Case of the Advanced Diploma in Architectural Technology" by Amy D. Mitchell and Mark Feltham, Fanshawe College and Lane Trotter, Langara College. Canadian Journal of Higher Education. Volume 45, No. 2, 2015, pages 81 – 98.

"College Success of Students with Psychiatric Disabilities: Barriers of Access and Distraction" by Dr. Robert C. McEwan, Counselling & Accessibility Services, and Robert Downie, Institutional Research. Originally published in the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 26(3), pages 233-248.

"Putting Old Heads on Young Shoulders: Infusing Emotional Intelligence in a First Semester College Course" by Thomas Jarvis, Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, October 2010.

"Problem-Based Learning in Technology at Fanshawe College" by Frederick C. Varkaris, BSc, MSc, MEd, School of Building Technology. MA thesis. The University of Western Ontario. October 2010.

"Factors Affecting Attrition at a Canadian College" by Roger Fisher, PhD, School of Language & Liberal Studies and Joe Engemann, PhD, Brock University, 2009. Originally published by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), Fall 2009. Posted with CCL permission.

"Increasing the Enrollment of Women in IT at Fanshawe College" by Karen MacIntyre, CGA, MBA, School of Information Technology, February 2009.

"The Scholarship of College Teaching: Research Opportunities in the New Millennium" by Roger Fisher, PhD, School of Language & Liberal Studies, 2006.

"Faculty Participation in Research at Canadian Colleges: A National Survey" by Roger Fisher, PhD, School of Language & Liberal Studies, April 2008.

Early Childhood Development

"Early Childhood Practitioners and Parents: Partnering to Enhance Children's Self-Esteem" by Jan Blaxall, MASc (Educational Psychology), BA (Honours Psychology), School of Human Services. Originally published in Interaction, Fall 2008. Posted with permission of the Canadian Child Care Federation.

"International Field Experience as an Impetus for Personal and Professional Transformation: Through the Lens of Early Childhood Postsecondary Students" by Tina Heather Bonnett. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 36:3, 196-210, Sept. 2015

"Self and Other: Critical Connections" by Jan Blaxall, MASc (Educational Psychology), BA (Honours Psychology), School of Human Services. Interaction, Vol 26 No. 2, pg 16 – 20. Fall 2012.

"Supporting Individual Development for Successful Group Involvement A Faculty Member’s Journey" by Janet Foster, B.A., R.ECE, ECE.C. Interaction, Vol 26 No. 2, pg 20 – 24. Fall 2012.

"Time-Out or Time-In?" by Jan Blaxall, MASc (Educational Psychology), BA (Honours Psychology), School of Human Services. Originally published in Interaction, Fall 2008. Posted with permission of the Canadian Child Care Federation.


"The College Advantage: Private Sector Innovation & Highly Qualified Personnel" by Roger Fisher, PhD, School of Language & Liberal Studies, March 2008.

Educational Policy

"Legitimacy and identity in teacher education: a micro-political struggle constrained by macro-political pressures" by Peter P. Grimmett, Rob Fleming and Lane Trotter. Originally published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education (Vol. 37, No. 1), February 2009. Posted with permission from Taylor & Francis Group Publishers.


"Gasping for Breath: Fanshawe College Researchers Seek Links Between Rapid Changes in Air Quality and Health." This article profiles the work undertaken by Dr. Victor Sells and Dr. Barrow Baldwin, School of Applied Science & Technology. Article used with permission from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Copyright 2008. All rights reserved.

Health Sciences & Nursing

"Examining Practitioners’ Assessments of Perceived Aestheticand Diagnostic Quality of High kVp–Low mAs Pelvis, Chest, Skull, and Hand Phantom Radiographs" by Jenna R. Lorusso, MA, Lyndsay Fitzgeorge, PhD, Daniel Lorusso, BMSc and Elizabeth Lorusso, MRT(R) Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 46 (2015) 162-173 June 2015

"Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and the Role of the Healthcare Worker" by Marilyn Ott, RN, BScN, MScN, School of Nursing and Heather Wirick, RN, BScN, Victoria Hospital, London, ON. Originally published in the Canadian Operating Room Nursing Journal, Vol., 26, Issue 1, March 2008. Posted with the permission of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada.

"What matters to patients with heart failure? The influence of non-health-related goals on patient adherence to self-care management" by Karen M. Zhang, Kathleen Dindoff, J. Malcolm O. Arnold, Jeanine Lane, Leora C. Swartzman April 2015

Teaching & Learning


"Innovation in English Grammar Instruction - Phase II" by Corinne Marshall, BA, MA, BEd, School of Language and Liberal Studies, January 9, 2008.

Essential Skills

Bare Essentials: An Introduction to Essential Skills. Project Lead: Sandra Hennessey, Centre for Community Services. Editor: Susan Leslie McIntosh, BA, Diploma, Print Journalism, Centre for Applied Research, Innovation & University Partnerships. Designer: Bruce Moore, Learning Systems Services, December 2008. Originally published by the College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading (CSC). Posted with permission.

Health Sciences

"Increasing Paramedic Students' Resiliency to Stress: Assessing Correlates and the Impact of Intervention" by Shirley Porter, MEd, RSW, Counselling & Accessibility Services, May 2008.

"Reclaiming Our Heritage: Ritual and Ceremony in Nursing Education" by Lorena M. Harvey, RN, BA, BSN, MN, Professor and Judy McKale-Waring, RN, BScN, MEd, Western Collaborative BScN Program, School of Nursing, May 2008.

Information Technology

"Teaching Structured Troubleshooting: Integrating a Standard Methodology into an Information Technology Program" by Craig Ross, School of Information Technology, and R. Robert Orr, University of Windsor, 2007.

Learning Styles

"Verbalisers and Visualisers: Cognitive Styles That Are Less Than Equal" by Robert C. McEwan, PhD, and Shelley Reynolds, MEd, Counselling & Accessibility Services, 2007.


"College-Level Literacy: An Inventory of Current Practices at Ontario's Colleges" by Roger Fisher, PhD, Centre for Applied Research, Innovation & University Partnerships, and Whitney Hoth, MA, School of Language & Liberal Studies, November 2010. Commissioned and published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO). Posted with permission.


"A Two-Step Approach to Diagnostic Assessment in College Math" by Mark C. Henning, BSc, MESc, Math Coordinator, Faculty of Technology, 2009.

"Correlating Student Mathematics Diagnostic Testing and High School Mathematics Grades with Performance in the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science Program" by Susan Cluett, BSc, MEng., Julian Jarosh, BSc, MBA., MSc, BEd and Wendi Roscoe, BSc, MSc, BEd, PhD, School of Health Sciences, 2009.

"A Study of the Level of Math Preparedness of Manufacturing Sciences Students in the Fall Semester of 2005" by Mark C. Henning, BSc, MESc, Math Coordinator, Faculty of Technology, 2006.

Online Learning

"Online Learning in Rural Communities" by Dianne Harrison and Courtney McGee, Avon Maitland District School Board, and Denis Gravelle, Continuing Education, Fanshawe College, November 2007.