Dawne Clark has more than thirty years experience in the field of education as an elementary school teacher and vice principal, as instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary, and currently as instructor at Mount Royal University in the Department of Child and Youth Studies. Dawne has served as department chair, and was recently appointed coordinator of the University’s new Centre for Child Well-Being.
Throughout her career, Dawne has maintained a strong research agenda. Her doctorate is in interecultural education, and in the course of her career, she has developed curriculum for elementary schools, taught diversity workshops and courses, and helped to create diversity courses for College programs. Her research in this area has focused on empathy in the teaching and learning of young children, family literacy and school readiness, early intervention programming for immigrant and refugee preschoolers, and the engagement of immigrant and refugee fathers with their preschool children.
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Messages: Building Interpersonal Communication Skills was written specifically for Canadian students studying to become helping professionals. The third Canadian edition continues to provide a practical, task-oriented introduction to the field of interpersonal communication with added study aids to help students succeed in class. In addition to a self-assessment quiz, in-class notes within the text, an imbedded study guide and handy interpersonal communication study chart, the publisher has provided a new Canadian companion website with exercises, quizzes, and weblinks to help students further succeed in their course.