Theses & Projects: Recent submissions

  • Hasnat, Muhammad Moinul; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2019)
    Microfinance institutions (MFI) provide collateral free loans which the subsisting populations of developing countries use as a mean to improve the living conditions of their family. Group lending processes of MFIs also ...
  • Muzzin, Tyler M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of ArtFine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2019)
    This support paper expands on ideas, research, and observations that have driven the production of my MFA Thesis Exhibition, This Apparent Magnitude. The exhibition consists of four new projects that represent the culmination ...
  • Gillis, Steven A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Modern Languages and LinguisticsArts and ScienceDepartment of Modern Languages and Linguistics, 2019)
    Malgré les avantages liés à la connaissance d’une L2, et le fait que le français est une des langues officielles du Canada, le taux d’élèves du secondaire participant à l’apprentissage du français est faible en Alberta. ...
  • Girodat, Dylan J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019)
    Guanosine triphosphatases (GTPases) are some of the most vital and versatile molecular switches found in all domains of life. For proper functionality these enzymes require allosteric regulation mediated by ligand binding. ...
  • Vinje, Jacob J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2019)
    In this thesis, I theorize the programs of anti-terrorism and securitization deployed through Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, as biopolitical techniques of governance that operate through the right to ‘make live’ ...
  • Lal, Rita D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Given the lack of research in Canada in the area of high school parent participation, the goal of this study was to gain insight into their perceptions of the following: participation, advantages, changes, and barriers. ...
  • Czekay, Dominic P.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018)
    H/ACA guide RNAs are a class of noncoding RNA that direct the pseudouridylation of many cellular RNA species. In most eukaryotes, H/ACA guide RNAs share a conserved hairpin-hinge-hairpin structure, where each hairpin can ...
  • Scott, Jennefer Dawn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    This paper describes the development and implementation of an innovative high school science course to improve students’ scientific literacy. The goal was to create a rigorous and thought-provoking course to engage ...
  • Alam, Mohammad Shahin; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Dhillon School of Business, 2019)
    In our study, we investigated how job demands of disability accommodation influence supervisors’ job strain and motivation. We also investigated the factors that make disability accommodation complex. We collected data ...
  • Cleland, Colyn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry & BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 2019)
    The X-ray crystallographic structure of a divergent PTPLP from Desulfovibrio magneticus has been determined in the presence and absence of InsP6 substrate in order to identify the structural features that give rise to its ...
  • Ogumbor, Isoken; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta.: University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    The purpose of my Master of Counselling project was to address the widespread impact of complex trauma on the healthy development of youth within the period of adolescence. The project synthesizes current research from ...
  • Hargreaves, Hannah J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    During the early educational years of preschool and kindergarten, children who may experience behavioural difficulties such as inattention, aggression, or lack of appropriate social skills can pose difficult challenges for ...
  • Madore, Michael A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    As a post-secondary instructor, I wondered what elements constitute effective university teaching and whether they were being employed within the Integrated Management Experience (IME) program. In addition, I was aware of ...
  • Lundgren, Jill M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge,. Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading cause of intellectual disability in Canada, affecting thousands of Canadians each year. It occurs due to prenatal alcohol exposure and results in a variety of cognitive, ...
  • de Haan, Calvin W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge. Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    This project posits that adult learning theory be applied to foster parent training programs. Understanding foster parents as adult learners is essential to designing and implementing meaningful training experiences and ...
  • Solis, Migueltzinta C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of ArtFine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2019)
    This body of work and research aims to construct a cosmology of desire and perversity, which functions to unsettle existing narratives of power and landscape. A composite immersive experience built of performances, ...
  • Coates, Bruce A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Religious StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Religious Studies, 2018)
    This essay examines the ontological status and nature of the self as understood and taught in classical Islamic mysticism on the basis of teachings from two major Islamic mystical philosophers: Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) and ...
  • Hakstol, Rhys J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019)
    The ability to reliably regulate translation of heterologous proteins is of great interest for diverse applications in the field of biological and metabolic engineering. RNA-based tools to control ribosome-dependent synthesis ...
  • Sedgwick, Noelle K. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    Few studies explore nurses’ experiences providing end-of-life care in the rural hospital setting and the implications of the rural setting on the delivery of care. The purpose of this qualitative study was to begin to ...
  • Tuz-Atkinson, Michaelle V.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2019)
    This study sought to discover how Canadian Muslim immigrants perceive Western mainstream media’s representations of Muslims, and how they felt it affected their social integration. Muslim immigrant adults, five males and ...