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Workshops for Transition to First-Year Commerce Program
The aim of this workshop series was to create a First-Year Transition Program designed to attain help Commerce students achieve first-year success. The workshops were designed based on current student success literature ...
Blood and Cerebrospinal Fluid Circulations in the Brain and Spinal Cord: An Internet-Based Learning Module
The amount of knowledge and skills that an average university student should learn in any given course is increasing each year. On the other hand, the time dedicated for formal teaching is decreasing for various reasons. ...
Explicit Vocabulary Instruction For Kindergarten Students
Learning to read begins at home as children hear their families talk and interact with one another (Hart & Risely, 1995). By age three children living in advantaged homes hear three times as many words as children living ...
Reports relating to my graduate studies
Risk of Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project to Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus)
Eulachon, (Thaleichthys pacificus), is an anadromous species that spawns in the Kitimat River, British Columbia. The proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline travels alongside this waterway and will put this species ...
Understanding Humour: A Teacher’s Handbook
Humour is found wherever there are people. In schools the way that students and teachers laugh and joke gives an instant impression of any classroom. A lack of laughter is just as telling. But humour is complex. Why do we ...
These Stations were Made for Walking
This report focuses on pedestrian-oriented design considerations as they relate to rapid transit station facilities. BC Transit, the provider of transit services across British Columbia (excluding Vancouver), and the Capital ...
Comparing the Design of Two Yaletown Open Spaces: An Evaluation of Design Elements and the Physical Environment
This report compares two open spaces in downtown Vancouver through an evaluation of their design elements based upon literature pertaining to the design of parks and plazas. The intent of this study is to understand ...
Disciplining Madness, Disciplining Yoga
This paper will examine contemporary North American yoga, specifically the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Toronto, using theoretical frameworks taken from the work of Michel Foucault. Drawing on his work in Discipline ...
Canopy Height Modeling for Improved Forest Biomass Inventory
In Ontario, an up-to-date forest biomass inventory is critical for forest management decisions and to ensure sustainable development. Due to recent pressures of climate change, economic downturns, and rising energy prices, ...