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  • Rice, Joseph Robert; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    This thesis project attempts to apply Hearn’s (2004) proposed seven aspects of the hegemony of men by investigating the decision-making process of male professors deciding whether to exercise parental leave benefits ...
  • Porcina, Mark (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Art, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Art, 2012)
    Ceramics has always existed on the fringes of craft and high art. The purpose of this thesis project is to elevate clay beyond the traditions of craft by examining the historical use of clay and the everyday object. My ...
  • Purves, Jessica Rae (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    Professional portfolios are becoming an increasingly prominent form of performance evaluation. They are an effective way for students to demonstrate competency, to plan for and advance in their chosen careers, and to ...
  • Ayers, Gillian (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, 2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2012)
    This thesis examines the experiences, beliefs, motivations, and perceived costs and benefits of women who are childless by choice in Southern Alberta. I investigate the naturalized and normalized understandings of femininity, ...
  • Sheriff, Constance; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2011)
    This thesis explores how women who exercise regularly frame their involvement in exercise with regard to discourses of femininity, fitness, consumerism, and healthism, and how these contemporary discourses impact women’s ...
  • Holmes, William Edward Arthur; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2002Education, 2002)
    ICT is the new Information and Communication Technology Curriculum, which has been mandated for use in schools as of September 1, 2000. Schools in Alberta have three years to fully integrate this program into their daily ...
  • Lang, Cassandra C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2005)
    Metabolic were used to evaluate Enterococcus as an indicator of faecal pollution. Enterococci were isolated using m-Enterococcus agar and speciated using conventional biochemical tests. Forty percent of the isolates were ...
  • Sikora, Christopher A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, AB : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2003)
    Francisella tularensis is one of a small group of bacteria recognized for their virulence and potential for use as biological weapons. In this study we utilize a novel approach to identify an immunologically prominent ...
  • Tudor, Patti; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    Special classes for gifted students began in North America in the late 19th century. Since that time, educators have directed much attention towards the special needs of students with gifts and talents. Nevertheless, ...
  • Prasad, Rajib (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) was recently introduced to western Canada as a forage crop. To reach its full potential, high yielding, early maturing fenugreek cultivars that produce good seed yield and quality ...
  • Sheen, Alice F; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1987Education, 1987)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the student population of a particular minority group of Native students in a southern Alberta high school, to determine if there were Native students who could be identified as ...
  • Parcher, Myra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1993Education, 1993)
    Global populations are aging and by the turn of the century elderly populations will have increased significantly. The United Nations predicts that by the year 2025 the elderly will constitute 25 percent of the global ...
  • D'Amour, Lissa M; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008.Education, 2008)
    A cross-disciplinary literature review returns conflicting renditions on the nature of science, science’s place in society, and the public understanding of science. The phenomenon of science appears as many things to many ...
  • Legg, Jonathan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2002Education, 2002)
    This project explores Imaginative Design--how Industrial Designers, using creative imagination, produce their most creative ideas from conception to completion. It is a naturalistic, qualitative study, and creation of a ...
  • Spencer, Locke Dean; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2009)
    The Herschel Space Observatory (Herschel), a flagship mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), is comprised of three cryogenically cooled instruments commissioned to explore ...
  • Ami, Nan P; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2001Education, 2001)
    The primary purpose of this study was to examine ESL teachers' perceptions of the impact of a revised curricular framework containing performance objectives on their preparation for, implementation in, and evaluation of ...
  • Morris, Barbara Elizabeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    This study discusses the effect of the implementation of a conflict resolution and peer mediation program in a small school with two classes of Grade Five, Six and Seven students. The purpose of this study was to determine ...
  • Woodcock, Deborah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1997Education, 1997)
    I have examined, through an analysis of my autobiography, the influences of such cultural factors as patriarchy, economics, religion, and rural life on my 'way of being' as a teacher. I have reflected on how those ...
  • Prusky, Sharon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    The issues of job satisfaction for nurses and nurses' continuing clinical competence have become major concerns for the nursing profession as evidenced by a growing volume of research into these areas. Both job satisfaction ...
  • Simpson, Lisa G (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    The role of manure applications on soil nutrient dynamics in years after manure applications cease has not been extensively studied. An investigation of two long-term manure trials in the Battersea Drain watershed in ...

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