Journal Articles (Augustana)
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- 25Hvenegaard, Glen T.
- 2Applegate, Kelly
- 2Asfeldt, Morten
- 2Fraser, Kevin C.
- 2Hallström, Lars K.
- 2Mammenga, Paul
Birds can be used as indicators to monitor success of programs encouraging prairie landowners to increase biodiversity. Using a case study from Alberta, Canada, this paper compares bird diversity measures at the farm scale and examines their consistency across different habitat types to test for...
This field study addressed a number of natural history parameters of Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in the Mekong River of Laos that were not well-documented, including diving behaviour, foraging ecology, habitat use, social behaviour, group size, and diurnal movements. Irrawaddy...
A COMPARATIVE APPROACH TO ANALYZING LOCAL EXPENDITURES AND VISITOR PROFILES OF TWO WILDLIFE FESTIVALSDownload
Wildlife festivals are growing in popularity and warrant additional studies of festival visitors. However, comparisons of visitor demographics, motivations, activities, and local expenditure patterns between festivals are difficult because different methods of measurement are used. By using a...
Citizen Engagement in Sustainability Planning: Patterns and Barriers from Hinton and Wood Buffalo, Alberta, CanadaDownload
Canada’s Gas Tax Fund is intended to support municipal sustainability initiatives, provided that each applying municipality formulates a form of Integrated Community Sustainability Plan. Both the federal and provincial governments made citizen participation an important requirement of the...
Comparing South African and Canadian practices for managing large herbivores in fenced protected areasDownload
As human civilization expands and depletes resources, protected areas, such as national parks, have become key areas of conservation. Increasingly, protected areas are becoming ‘islands’ of wilderness. 1,2,3 As a result, wildlife cannot move freely throughout their ...
Discours, gestes et dominance linguistique : une étude développementale.
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of linguistic dominance on gesture use in bilingual children. Twenty bilingual children aged between 6 and 10 years old were split into two groups regarding their familiarity with storytelling and were videotaped when they told back the...
Stutchbury, Bridget J.M., Siddiqui, Raafia, Fraser, Kevin C., Applegate, Kelly, Hvenegaard, Glen T., Mammenga, Paul, Mickle, Nannette, Pearman, Myrna, Ray, James D., Savage, Anne, Shaheen, Tim, Zuk, Marlene
New discoveries from direct tracking of temperate-breeding passerines show that intra-tropical migration (ITM) is common in a growing number of species which has important implications for understanding their evolution of migration, population dynamics, and conservation needs. Our large sample...
Wildlife festivals, i.e., short-term celebrations of local natural wildlife features, are growing in number across North America. To be considered ecotourism activities, wildlife festivals should focus on natural areas, deliver environmental education, and promote sustainability. The goal of this...
Exploring the Dynamics of Directed Studies Courses: Student, Instructor, and Administrator PerspectivesDownload
North American universities are encouraged to increase opportunities for undergraduate research experiences (UREs). To this end, many universities offer directed studies courses (DSCs) which are 1-2 semester long courses involving one-on-one instruction, with a focus on student-led independent...
Group writing, reflection, and discovery: A model for enhancing learning on wilderness educational expeditions.Download
Background: Understanding strategies for enhancing learning is central to developing effective teaching practices. Students’ perceptions of these practices are critical for deepening this understanding. Purpose: To investigate students’ perceptions of a group journal activity (GJA) on learning...