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  • Eli, Shelly Kay; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EnglishArts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2013)
    This thesis is a combination of life writing and literary analysis of select oral stories regarding the leadership role of the woman in Blackfoot culture. I discuss the leadership qualities of The Holy Woman, The Woman ...
  • Barnewall, Emily C; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    Yellow toadflax, Linaria vulgaris (L.) Mill. (Plantaginaceae), is a non-native invasive plant. Rhinusa pilosa Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a proposed biocontrol agent. Gall development by R. pilosa was described ...
  • MacMillan, Trevor (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    To address the limitations of conventional nuclear transformation I have developed a peptide based gene delivery system to genetically manipulate the genomes of plant cell mitochondria and plastids. Plant organelle targeting ...
  • Cody, Terri; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    This handbook provides an overview of the importance of play in children's lives and guidelines for a supportive play environment. Play is defined using six criteria to identify play and non-play situations. The developmental ...
  • Reinhart, Christine J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Play fighting in kindling-prone (FAST) and kindling-resistant (SLOW) rats: Potential genetic controls over the components of play. Even though the behavioral components of play fighting have been well characterized in the ...
  • McDougal, Mary-Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1987Education, 1987)
    The specific purposes of this study were to determine: 1) the extent to which various categories of play were evident in a learning centers period in a first grade classroom: 2) whether specific activities and levels of ...
  • Bell, Heather C; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2008)
    The prefrontal cortex (PFC) has long been thought to be the seat of social behaviours in mammals. Lesions of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a subregion of the PFC, are known to cause social deficits in humans. Interestingly, ...
  • Foroud, Afra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2002)
    Playing with Play: Movement and experience in the development of play fighting in rats. Juvenile rats are more gentle in the way they play fight than are adult rats. I used Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), a form of movement ...
  • Tymensen, Wilco; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2006Education, 2006)
    The primary purpose of this study was to examine how leadership strategies and practices contribute to student retention and sustained improvement in student graduation rates. The issue of students' success and graduation ...
  • Robinson, Airdrie Kalyn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of MusicFine ArtsDepartment of Music, 2014)
    In 1782, Italian violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti performed in the Concerts spirituels of Paris, causing a sensation with his new style of playing, deemed “plein de feu, plein d’audace,” “full of fire, full of audacity.” ...
  • Chatur, Noorin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2011)
    Since the emergence of the Internet, scholars have had mixed opinions regarding its role in influencing levels of political participation. Two frameworks, the mobilization and the reinforcement theses, were created from ...
  • Cooper, Patricia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    Imagine the plight of the multi-grade classroom teacher with minimal language arts material that is meaningful to the young English-as-a-Second-Language first grade students. This is the challenge of teaching Hutterite ...
  • Jackson, LillAnne Elaine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1996)
    Reconstruction results attempt to rebuild polygons from visibility information. Reconstruction of a general polygon from its visibility graph is still open and only known to be in PSPACE; thus additional information, such ...
  • Thomas, Brittany L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) are generally described as a territorial species, though variations in territoriality have been observed. This research examined the impact of high popula ...
  • Graham, Brendan A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    This thesis examines the effects that Pleistocene glaciation had on the population structure and contemporary genetic patterns of the hairy woodpecker (Picoides villosus). A combination of molecular markers, revealed ...
  • Pulgarín-Restrepo, Paulo César; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    The last Quaternary ice age strongly influenced the distribution of most plants and animals. Here I used genetics, ecological niche modeling and bioacoustics to understand the possible historical patterns behind the ...
  • Driedger, Benjamin Albert (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2012)
    A woman’s choice between a starry-eyed dreamer and a pragmatic businessman ends in disaster. This situation is a motif in the works of Eugene O’Neill, and examining its occurrences in Beyond the Horizon, The Great God ...
  • Hindley, John A; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. :|bUniversity of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences,|cc2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2013)
    This study investigates the phylogeographic structure and population genetics of two non-migratory, congeneric species: the black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) and the mountain chickadee (P. gambeli). Mitochondrial ...
  • Petzanova, Iordanka; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    The intent of this research thesis is the examination of post-secondary women’s positive experiences with pornography. Very little research has been conducted with women who enjoy pornography and yet recent statistics ...
  • Sekhon, Rose; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008Education, 2008)
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms have been estimated to affect about 8 to 9% of the world population. Research has shown that PTSD occurs in 25% of persons who have been exposed to a traumatic stressor. It ...

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