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University of Windsor

2010

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Paddle Your Own Canoe: Metaphors For Teaching Between The Tides, Alan W. Wright, Marie-Jeanne Monette, Beverley Hamilton Jan 2010

Paddle Your Own Canoe: Metaphors For Teaching Between The Tides, Alan W. Wright, Marie-Jeanne Monette, Beverley Hamilton

Centre for Teaching and Learning Publications

Nearly twenty college and university voyageurs hailing from Atlantic Canada to the Pacific Coast and points in between, as well as intrepid pedagogues from institutions of higher education from Asia and Australia rendezvous at the Small Craft Aquatic Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the shores of the St. John River. The sun shines brightly on this warm, mid-June morning, and the water sparkles, inviting the assembled paddlers to embark on a fleeting voyage of discovery in the great Canadian out-of-doors. The group leader addresses the circle of eager life vest-clad participants as they stand, paddles in hand, in anticipation …