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  • Bashir, Maimoona; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2022)
    In computer science, algorithms can be one of the most challenging concepts for beginners to learn. One approach to teaching challenging concepts is the use of game-based learning (GBL). In this work, we investigate the ...
  • Nicol, Lorraine A. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EconomicsArts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2013)
    Region-based solutions present a promising avenue to water management in water stressed regions by providing increased flexibility. But regional solutions require the messy reworking of networks of power among multiple ...
  • Orchard, Trina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2015)
    The eddy covariance (EC) method was used to determine the amount of water used for evapotranspiration (ET) over the 2014 growing season by a Southern Alberta riparian cottonwood ecosystem in Lethbridge, AB, Canada. Isotopic ...
  • Dixon, James David Neil; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2011)
    Snow accumulation in mountain headwater basins is vitally important to southern Alberta, where snowmelt supplies more than 80% of annual downstream runoff. This study evaluated two snow measurement techniques, and snow ...
  • Toth, Elaine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2019)
    This project reconceptualizes the immigrant child in a way that underscores their experience as distinct from that of an adult. There is little qualitative research on the histories of Dutch child immigrants and the findings ...
  • Patton, Karissa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2015)
    This thesis examines student activism against reproductive oppression in Calgary and Lethbridge during the 1960s and 1970s. The purpose is to highlight the strong and multi-facetted character of student activists’ fight ...
  • Bai, Qianhui; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2018)
    Building innovation parks has been adopted by many governments to promote regional innovation capability and economic growth. Due to the decisive role of Chinese government and the special innovation park governing system, ...
  • Barahimi, Farshad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    A new web-based software system for visualization and manipulation of graphs in 3D, named We3Graph is presented with a focus on accessibility, customizability for applications of graph drawing, usability and extendibility. ...
  • Pender, Thomas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2022)
    It is the purpose of this thesis to explore the relationships that exist between weighing matrices, including their generalizations, and various other combinatorial configurations. Principally, it will be shown that any ...
  • Evans, Jared, Scott (Lethbridge, Alta. University of Lethbridge, Dept. of KinesiologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology, 2013)
    Weight cutting is a phenomenon that exists in combative weight-class-based sports. The goal of this research was to investigate the effect of weight cutting on striking performance parameters amongst mixed martial arts ...
  • Burke, Candace J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2022)
    Rats emit ultrasonic vocalizations in a variety of appetitive and aversive contexts. Although the reason why these calls are emitted is yet unknown, two prominent theories exist, the affective state theory and the social ...
  • Pelletier, Amanda (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and SciencePsychology, 2017)
    Current research is not unanimous on whether object play is motivationally linked to foraging, due to a lack of systematic comparison of the behavioural structure of both activities. This thesis aimed to address this gap ...
  • Stewart, Tyler J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Cultural, Social, and Political ThoughtArts and ScienceDepartment of Cultural, Social, and Political Thought, 2021)
    At their core, national anthems attempt to unite citizens of the nation through music. While “O Canada” might endeavour to unify the country in song, this research-creation project unsettles and detunes the anthem to ...
  • Rejman, Karl; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2003)
    How are we to combat terrosrism? Is terrorism ever morally justified? When is it rational to become a terrorist? What is so terrorizing about terrorism? The answers to these important questions depend on the most fundamental ...
  • Farries, Greg; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2005)
    This paper examines differences between what voters want from a campaign website and what political parties are actually providing on their campaign websites. A series of focus groups were conducted and the results of those ...
  • Brown, Catherine (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of BiologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Stress has the potential to adversely affect the health of chickens. Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy-based metabolomics objectives were to: ascertain the effects of physiological stress on the metabolomes ...
  • Rieger, Jillian Grace; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2021)
    This thesis examines the representations of sex between men in the British Columbia and Washington press from 1866 to 1910. During this period, B.C. and Washington newspapers covered both local and international sex scandals ...
  • Jones, Emily Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2021)
    This thesis investigates the influence of increasing fire frequency on the soil characteristics, vegetation structural characteristics, and rate of growth, in peatlands in Single Burn, SB (2011 fire areas), and Double Burn, ...
  • Wang, Ye (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Sicence, 2015)
    Hammer-throw has a long-standing history in track and field, but unlike other sports events, hammer-throw has not seen a new world record since 1986. One reason for this stagnation is the lack of scientifically based ...
  • Barsky, Jeannette L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1999Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1999)
    Almost 40% of the Canadian workforce shows signs of progressive burnout. For a variety of reasons, stress within the workplace appears to be increasing. The popular press and academic journals suggest that chronic job ...