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An Interdisciplinary Study of the Rule of Trauma and Early Host-Foreign Language Immersions in Significant Language Learning and Translingual Identity Formations
Through the reading of various self-narratives that focus on adults looking back at their memories of host/foreign language learning during the periods of childhood and adolescence, this interdisciplinary dissertation ...
Planetary Praxes and Sustainable Universities
What is sustainability in Higher Education (HE)? How should it be represented? Who gets to decide? This thesis offers a response to a particular technocratic and teleological way of thinking about sustainability in Higher ...
The Native Speaker as an Othering Construct: Negotiating a Hybrid Third Space Identity Within a Binary Framework
Within an English-speaking cosmopolitan context, the hybrid identity negotiations of 12 international people were examined. The purpose was to view the processes that influence participants’ perceptions and the positive ...
Places that Glow: Evaluating the Legacy of the 2015 Toronto Pan/Parapan American Games
Toronto is two years removed from hosting the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. Within the two-year span, from the event's commencement to its end, ample time has been given to debate and consider whether the legacy of the ...
"Cumulative Trauma, Personal and Social Resources, and Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Income-assisted Single Mothers"
(Springer Verlag, 2010)
Data from 247 single mothers were used to partially validate a theoretical model that highlights the process through which post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops among women. Structural equation modeling was used ...
Collapse Surfaces Of The Octet-Truss Lattice At Different Lattice Angles
Cellular materials are found extensively in nature such as wood, honeycomb, butterfly wings and foam-like structures like trabecular bone and sponge. This class of materials proves to be structurally-efficient by combining ...
Vision-Based Relative State And Inertia Ratio Estimation Of Unknown Targets
This paper develops an algorithm to estimate the relative pose, motion, and inertia ratio of an unknown target using stereoscopic vision. First, the positions and velocities of detected feature points on the spacecraft are ...
Effect Of The Error Propagation Rates In Developing A Skin Model Of Measured Surfaces In Coordinate Metrology
Coordinate metrology is the most commonly used inspection method to analyze surfaces for manufacturing errors and imperfections. The computational in today’s coordinate metrology are composed of a series of extensive ...
"A Cross-Sector Research Agenda for the Protection of Refugees and Forced Migrants - The Report of the SSHRC Research Cluster on Refugees and Forced Migration"
(Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, 2005)
Finite Element Analysis Of Modified Conebolt Under Static And Dynamic Loadings
Axisymmetric finite element models are developed to simulate static pull test and dynamic drop test of MCB33 (modified conebolt with full dedonding) using ABAQUS. Results from the numerical models are in reasonable agreement ...
Climate Change Policy in Canada and Germany: A Comparative Analysis
Climate change is an important issue. This paper will look at the climate change policy of Canada and Germany. In particular borrowing from Hessing et al.'s analysis of resource and environment policy by way of looking at ...
Peace Farms: Sustainable Organic Food Business Development
This is a report on sustainable organic food business development. It uses expert research in crop planning and business strategizing for the Peace Farms project aimed at growing organic food in Toronto at affordable prices. ...
Contestations/ Desire Lines: An Exploration of Regulation and Resistance in Public Space
“Contestations/ Desire Lines: An Exploration of Regulation and Resistance in Public Space” is a major portfolio that investigates the purpose and meaning of public space through the lenses of law, urban design, and urban ...
Chapter Two: Canadian Refugee Jurisprudence on Military Service Evasion
(Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, 2005-01-05)
"UUDLES" of accountability: A critical ethnographic policy analysis of university teaching work within the context of postsecondary education in Ontario
This ethnography explores how the everyday work of university teaching is shaped and organized by quality and accountability policies in higher education. The drive for greater accountability and transparency in Ontario ...
Mediating Postcoloniaity in Education: Mis/Representations of Muslim Girls using Technology
In this doctoral research, I explore how social systems and postcolonial cultural norms impact the process and outcome of digital media production created by girls who belong to ethnoracial minority groups living in ...
American Sign Language (ASL) Literacy and ASL Literature: A Critical Appraisal
While there has been widespread acceptance of American Sign Language (ASL) as the language of instruction in residential schools for native/non-native ASL students and in colleges and universities as a foreign language, ...
Essays in International Economics and Political Economy of Trade Policy
My primary areas of research interest are international economics, political economy of trade policy, and protection of intellectual property rights (IPR). I focus the first chapter of my PhD dissertation on cross-boarder ...
Subwavelength Antireflection For Space Applications
In this research the potential for CubeSat power-budget enhancement through the application of bio-mimetic subwavelength antireflective nanostructures to solar cell coverglass is investigated. Antireflective nanostructures ...
Essays On Productivity and Resource Reallocation
My thesis consists of four chapters that examine how productivity is affected by government policies and market regulations. In particular, I study the impact of policy reforms on productivity through their effect on: (a) ...