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  • Ladouceur, Christie-Dawn (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2013Education, 2013)
    The intent of this project is to provide helping professionals with the necessary knowledge required to provide culturally relevant counselling to Alberta’s urban Aboriginal youth. Aboriginal youth are the fastest growing ...
  • Sarnecki, Damian S. J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2007Education, 2007)
    Psychological stress, lower back injuries (LBI), and lower back pain (LBP) are prevalent problems in society today. Research on the psychological factors involved stress and lower back injuries has been diverse. The ...
  • McCulloch, Ariana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2005Education, 2005)
    This research utilized data concerning adolescents at imminent risk for harm confined to the Edmonton and Lethbridge secure treatment centres in Alberta. Once screened for inclusion criteria in a single stage, non-random ...
  • Thannhauser, Jennifer; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2005Education, 2005)
    This qualitative study explored the psychosocial experiences of children and adolescents with early-onset multiple sclerosis. In particular, an emphasis was placed on examing peer relationships and social behaviours in ...
  • Atkinson, Katherine E; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2007Education, 2007)
    There is limited existing knowledge of the benefits of using personal strengths to enhance various life domains, in particular, the work domain. Preliminary studies in education (Basom & Frase, 2004), psychotherapeutic ...
  • Smith, Lori K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1996)
    Playing is a common behavior among juveniles of many mammalian species, including rats (Rattus norvegicus). The mechanisms underlying the change that occurs in the play fighting of male rats at puberty were the focus of ...
  • de Grandpré, Sylvie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    This study explores how developing purposeful relationships with students fosters engagement. Grade seven students were surveyed, interviewed, and given the opportunity to reflect on the first seven years of their ...
  • Schmidt, Martina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate how students in Grade Five and Six generate explanation for scientific phenomena and how they evaluate the quality of these explanations. In part, this was done by analyzing the ...
  • Duckworth, Nadine (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    Members of eco-communities have reported high levels of both Quality of Life and Social Capital, while at the same time, living in a way that is in harmony with the environment. Quality of Life scores indicate residents’ ...
  • Crooks, Kathryn Baird; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1995Education, 1995)
    until recently, women were not believed to have unique concerns regarding their use of alcohol. Information was usually gathered from men and then extrapolated to include women. There have been bursts of research over ...
  • Dubien, Stephen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2005)
    Question answering (QA) is a relatively new area of research. QA is retriecing answers to questions rather than information retrival systems (search engines), which retrieve documents. This means that question answering ...
  • Merrifield, Matthew; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Science, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    PiRNAs and their Piwi family protein partners are part of a germline specific epigenetic regulatory mechanism essential for proper spermatogenesis, silencing of transposable elements, and maintaining germline genome ...
  • Tamminga, Jan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    Approximately 45% of men will develop cancer during their lifetime; some of which will be of reproductive age (Canadian Cancer Society, 2008). Current advances in treatment regimens such as radiotherapy have significantly ...
  • McRae, Dorothy A; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Most breast cancer patients undergo radiation diagnostics and are also treated with radiotherapy. In addition to being an important treatment modality, ionizing radiation (IR) is a potent tumour-causing agent that has been ...
  • Luzhna, Lidiya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Breast cancer is a major cause of cancer-related death among women throughout the world. Treatment of breast cancer often fails due to the development of resistance to both chemo- and radiotherapy. The aim of this study ...
  • McRae, Wilma Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    The current curriculum for schools in British Columbia is an expanding collection of subjects each with its own listing of goals, prescribed learning outcomes, recommended resources and suggested activities. Educators ...
  • Tang, Shouchun (Terry); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2006)
    The Intrinsic Low-Dimensional Manifold (ILDM) has been adopted as an approximation to the slow manifold representing the long-term evolution of a non-linear chemical system. The computation of the slow manifold simplifies ...
  • Waite, Leslie Anne (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2013Education, 2013)
    This thesis begins with the premise that in order to be mathematical students must first discover and develop their creativity. Within the context of classroom-based action research, the following questions are examined: ...
  • Harker, Kenneth Troy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2002)
    Behavioural, electrophysiological, and anatomical evidence suggests that retrosplenial (RS) cortex (areas RSA and RSG) plays a role in spatial navigation. It has been recently suggested that it is damage to the underlying ...
  • Houtekamer, Tweela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999.Education, 1999)
    Through stories of elementary school children she sees as a counsellor and the tensions existing in those stories, the writer enters into an examination of stories from her own life. The main question the author attempts ...

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