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Intergenerational Learning and the Role of Elders in Integrated Education Systems: Constraints and opportunities for Elder support within the integrated education system and community of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, Dawson City, Yukon
Education is a tool used to infuse knowledge into the fresh impressionable minds of our present and future citizens. The western imperial approach that has dominated academia is being critically examined for improvement ...
Inclusive Education and Disability: Comparing Tertiary Education Accommodations in Metroplolitan Canada and Jamaica
In this paper a comparison of two universities’ accommodations for disabled students was conducted. This comparison looked at governmental legislation and laws that shape university policies and practices. To understand ...
A molecular model of the tombusvirus p92 RNA directed RNA polymerase (RDRP)
This is molecular model of the p92 RNA directed RNA polymerase. This model was prepared in four stages from a published crystal structure of a related protein from Hepatitis C Virus (2XYM).
Planning and Injustice in Tel-Aviv/Jaffa Urban Segregation in Tel-Aviv's First Decades
This major paper attempts to establish the sources of ethnic segregation in Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, Israel, through a comparative study of the city’s development and that of Casablanca, Morocco; through historical research specific ...
Community Energy Planning in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor
The purpose of this major paper is to explore the possibility of developing a community energy project in rural Costa Rica. Two case communities were selected in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor: Santa Elena and ...
Documenting Femininity: Body-Positivity and Female Empowerment on Instagram
Drawing on participatory research, this study examines the body positive community on Instagram in order to understand how social media platforms enable women to self-present outside of traditional gender norms and challenge ...
Quantifying Self Perception: Multisensory Temporal Asynchrony Discrimination As A Measure of Body Ownership
There are diffuse and distinct cortical networks involved in the various aspects of body representation that organize information from multiple sensory inputs and resolve conflicts when faced with incongruent situations. ...
Chasing Vapors within a Disappearing Mist: Conceptualizing Dementia Narratives
The built environment within healthcare institutions is of critical importance to persons with dementia, as the characteristics of the interior environment, the lived experience within, and the reciprocal nature of that ...
Re-Examining the Role of the Default Network During Controlled Processing
Activation of the default network (DN) during externally-directed cognitive control tasks has been associated with off-task behaviors and poor task performance. Recently, evidence has suggested that DN activation may be ...
Data mining of a remote behavioral tracking system for Type 2 Diabetes patients: A prospective, cohort study
(JMIR Publications, 2016-01)
Background: Complications from type 2 diabetes mellitus can be prevented when patients perform health behaviors such as vigorous exercise and glucose-regulated diet. The use of smartphones for tracking such behaviors has ...
Grappling For Answers: Exploring the Process of Life Skills Development in Youth Mixed Martial Arts Athletes
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a form of combat sport that was legalized in Ontario in 2013. Immediately, media began to profile life skill outcomes associated with youth participation in MMA. Evidence in support of these ...
Individuals With Amnesia are not Stuck in Time: Evidence From Risky Decision-Making, Intertemporal Choice, and Scaffolded Narratives
This dissertation investigates the supposition that individuals with amnesia are cognitively stuck in time. In Experiment 1, I used a Galton-Crovitz cueing paradigm to test etiologically diverse amnesic cases on their ...
Long-Wavelength Infrared Thermophotonic Imaging of Demineralization in Dental Hard Tissue
Early detection of the most prevalent oral disease worldwide, i.e., dental caries, still remains as one of the major challenges in Dentistry. Current dental standard of care relies on caries detection methods which lack ...
Let's be Honest, Resident Participation and Inclusion in Hamilton's Neighbourhood Action
This research is a qualitative case study of a collaborative, resident-led community development initiative in Hamilton, Ontario. The study investigated how the initiative, known as Neighbourhood Action (NA), engages ...
Navigating the Empty Spaces of Care: A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of the Care Experiences and Work Practices of Women Living with Cancer
Advances in cancer treatment are improving survival rates and, in so doing, transforming the nature of cancer from an acute to chronic illness. Within the Canadian health care system, there has been increasing policy ...
Case in Standard Arabic: A Dependent Case Approach
This dissertation is concerned with how structural and non-structural cases are assigned in the variety of Arabic known in the literature as Standard Arabic (SA). Taking a Minimalist perspective, this dissertation shows ...