Articles and Theses of Interest

This library presents thesis an papers of interest to WFCP members and professional of the higher applied education system. Members are encouraged to submit their resources here for publication on this site:

Dual Credit Programs, Transfer Credits and Pathways

Whitaker, Christopher
President, Humber College

The Impact of Dual Credit on College Access and Participation: An Ontario Case Study

Ph.D. Status: 2001

Philpott-Skilton, Linda
Dean, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Fleming College

High School / College Transitions: A Case Study Examining the Impact of a Dual Credit Program at Fleming College

Ph.D. Status: Completed 2013

West-Moynes, MaryLynn
President, Georgian College

A Study of Organizational Culture in Ontario Colleges with High Student Satisfaction

Ph.D. Status: Completed 2012

Human Resources Issues

Gannon, Gary
College: Durham College, Program Coordinator and Professor, HRM

Human Resources Programming and Its Impact On Leadership Within Governing Boards of Ontario Community Colleges

Ph.D. Status: Completed 2013

Cassiani, Alvina (Tesa)
Dean, Faculty of Business Humber College

The Impact of Degree-granting Requirements on Faculty Hiring Policies and Practices: A Case Study of Ontario ITALs

Ph.D. Status: Completed 2013

Adamson, Nancey
Manager, Employee Engagement, Humber College

Millennial Employee’ Expectations of the Workplace: A Case Study of Humber College

Ph.D. Status: In progress – analysis and writing stage

Rosenkrantz, Otte
Chair REB and Professor Centre for Academic Excellence, Franshaw College: Centre for Academic Excellence

All in Good Time: The Evolving Role of Faculty in Ontario Colleges

Ph.D. Status: 2014

Leadership and Organisational Culture

Borovolis, Rena
Professor, Liberal Arts & Science Humber College

Case study of Dual Credit Students Performance at Humber College

Ph.D. Status: In progress – 2014

Kevin Ramdas
Humber College, Program Coordinator, Wireless Telecommunications

A comparative study of three colleges that explores how they have responded to new provincial legislation in Ontario on degree-granting and greater autonomy, expansion of mission to include applied research etc

Ph.D. Status: Close to completion



Liz Erwin

The Aboriginal Experience at Community Colleges

Ph.D. Status: 2008

Christa Hinds
Humber, Senior HR Consultant

Aboriginal centres in Ontario Colleges

Ph.D. Status: Close to completion

Olga Patricia Gaviria

Inuit Self Determination and Post Secondary Education: The Case of Nunavut and Greenland

Ph.D. Status: PhD 2013

Peters, Kersley Michael
Associate Dean at Humber College

Black Students and Higher Education: Dropping Out of Community College

Ph.D. Status: 2004

Professions with a Community College Link

Jacqueline Limoges
Associate Dean at Humber College

The Hospital Work Experiences of New Nurses: Power Relations and Resistance within the Professional Project of Caring This thesis included nurses who graduated from a ‘caring curriculum’ in which Ontario colleges participate.

Ph.D. Status: PhD 2007

Moira Grant

Under the Microscope: ‘Race,’ Gender and Medical Laboratory Science in Canada (2004). This was an analysis of a national survey of MLTs, which is mostly a college-based program in Canada

Ph.D. Status: PhD 2004

Carol Eifert, (Ed.D, HEG)
Humber, Senior HR Consultant

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Preceptorship in Nursing Education in Ontario. This thesis compares university and college-trained nursing graduates
as well as the texts describing their programs at a subset of Ontario colleges and 

Ph.D. Status: 2003

Cameron, Cherylyn

The Lived Experience of Transfer Students in a Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program

Ph.D. Status: 2003

Industry Partnerships

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