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  • Jahanbakht, Nafiseh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2010)
    The energy of a graph is the sum of the absolute values of the eigenvalues of its adjacency matrix. The concept is related to the energy of a class of molecules in chemistry and was first brought to mathematics by ...
  • Twigg, Valerie (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    Academic self-concept has been shown to significantly affect student engagement and achievement (Hudley, Daoud, Polanco, Wright-Castro, & Hershberg, 2003; Akey, 2006). This action research project explores specific strategies ...
  • Anderson, Jane E. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2012Education, 2012)
    This project presents qualitative inquiry in the form of action research that explores the potential of electronic portfolios (EP), in terms of supporting four culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students as they ...
  • Yanitski, Melissa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2016)
    During divorce the well-being of the child may decrease because of reduced household income, changes in the home situation, and increased stress levels, which can create emotional, behavioural, and educational problems. ...
  • Wilson, Edward Donald; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1989Education, 1989)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of an English spelling program that designed for grade 4 French immersion students. program involved was intended to be enjoyable for students. Therefore it ...
  • Muschiol, Szandra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1995Education, 1995)
    This study was initiated as a school-wide professional development project with the primary focus on "improved classroom instruction". The project was conducted during the 1993-1994 school year at Tilley School. The ...
  • Bell, Jeremy (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2011Education, 2011)
    A variety of challenges face both staff and residents in group homes and residential treatment centres for youth and adolescents. Some of these challenges include: creating therapeutic value in group counselling services, ...
  • Hastings, Erica; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2003)
    This thesis focuses on the effects of pharmacological and environmental interventions following perinatal prefrontal cortex lesions. Rats given postnatal day 3 medial prefrontal cortex lesions were provided with one of the ...
  • Pasternak, Graham M. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2011)
    Narrow riparian woodlands along non-perennial streams have made it possible for vervet monkeys to penetrate the semi-arid karoo ecosystem of South Africa, while artificial water points have more recently allowed these ...
  • Sharpe, Doreen Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2015-04)
    In recent years there has been a push toward getting children outside and learning more about nature. At the elementary school in which I teach, Lindsay Park Elementary School, in Kimberley, British Columbia, using nature ...
  • McCluskie, Meg L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2005)
    Scientific literature indicates potential for using plant extracts to control arthropod pests thereby decreasing the amount of synthetic chemicals introduced into the ecosystem. The research presented below tested several ...
  • Hockley, Clair (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2013-12)
    Linking theory and practice stands as a foundational and recurring theme in educational discourse. This study contributes to the discussion through an examination of the ideas of Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau’s ideas on ...
  • Skotarek, Sara L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    The cestode Anoplocephala perfoliata is known to cause fatal colic in horses. The epidemiology of the cestode has rarely been evaluated in Canada. I detected A. perfoliata eggs in 4-18% of over 1000 faecal samples collected ...
  • Reimer, Stephanie (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    Emerging infectious diseases are one of the factors that have contributed to global amphibian population declines over the past few decades. The recent emergence of the highly virulent Amybstoma tigrinum virus (ATV) in ...
  • Lowings, Michael D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Stroke is one of the most common, and damaging, neurological afflictions. Stroke causes widespread and variable chronic effects, due to the limited regenerative ability of the adult brain. Altered gene expression ...
  • Caussy, Roy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of ArtFaculty of Fine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2015)
    My thesis work is comprised of two components. The first component is my thesis exhibition, which will showcase the bulk of my research as an MFA candidate in studio art. The second component is this essay in which I ...
  • Lowe, Ross M.S.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Escherichia coli O157:H7 is an important human pathogen that resides primarily in cattle and feedlot environments. E. coli O157:H7 can be divided into phylogenetic groups termed lineages; lineage I strains are responsible ...
  • Griffioen, Keith Anthony; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2016)
    Traditional instrumental music assessment models may often contain the inclusion of grades that are based upon non-musical criteria. This type of grading leads to difficulties in assessment validity, reliability and ...
  • Cooper, Brett; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    The purpose of this project is twofold. First, it was to establish if there was a need for a Master of Education program in School District 59 in British Columbia. If so, then to evaluate the effectiveness of the delivery ...
  • Barbour, Cameron R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1988Education, 1988)
    This report outlines the establishment of a computerized data base in Seven Persons School using the Appleworks program. This data base is used primarily by the school office staff to store basic demographic data for ...

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