Theses and Dissertations
This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. The collection contains a very large number of theses electronically available that were granted from 1947's to 2009, 90% of theses granted from 2009-2014, and 100% of theses granted from April 2014 to the present (as long as the theses are not under temporary embargo by agreement with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research). IMPORTANT NOTE: To conduct a comprehensive search of all UofA theses granted and in University of Alberta Libraries collections, search the library catalogue at www.library.ualberta.ca - you may search by Author, Title, Keyword, or search by Department. To retrieve all theses and dissertations associated with a specific department from the library catalogue, choose 'Advanced' and keyword search "university of alberta dept of english" OR "university of alberta department of english" (for example). Past graduates who wish to have their thesis or dissertation added to this collection can contact the ERA Mediated HelpDesk at email@example.com.
Items in this Collection
- 1Abrahams, Eric M
- 1Albalawi, Zaina H
- 1Bacon, Michelle
- 1Badejo, Ifueko
- 1Bain, John F.
- 1Barclay, Kristina M
A Knife River Flint identification model and its application to three Alberta ecozone archaeological assemblagesDownload
This study presents a reliable and economic model for achieving an accurate Knife River Flint identification, utilizing a macroscopic, microscopic and ultra-violet methodology supported by an experimental protocol. Correct identification of Knife River Flint is essential for understanding of...
With a focus on the construction of masculinity in relation to confrontational sport, especially ice hockey, this qualitative research explores Chinese Albertan masculinity in day-to-day settings. Data was collected via five in-depth life history interviews. Drawing on leading gender scholar...
In many jurisdictions, policies aimed at improving educational processes and outcomes have focused on teacher professional learning. Yet, there is a gap in research concerning teachers’ understandings of their own professional learning as it is influenced by school improvement policies. Using an...
Masters Thesis. Structural, cytological and chemical data are used to establish synonymy, taxonomic relationships and a classification of the herbaceous taxa of Cornus L.
This novel manuscript explores the connections between art, the city of Calgary, and political complacency. Legislated into the school and job chosen by her high school career test results, a law student attends a party at a heritage house in Calgary and takes a tour through the rooms, hoping to...
Masters thesis. Resulting from an examination of alpine macrolichen vegetation in west central Alberta and north central Yukon in 1975 and 1976 to determine species richness, eveness, diversity and cover; to examine habitat factors; describe and compare communities; evaluate community...
An Investigation of the Effects of Conversion Pressure and Fragmentation on Farmland Values in Alberta, CanadaDownload
The majority of the agricultural area in Alberta, Canada, is situated in the southern half of the province. This also coincides with the population distribution as most Albertans call this region home. Therefore, it is no surprise that there are multiple competing uses and demands for farmland....
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stated student outcomes of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program including decreases in positive attitudes toward the use of abusable psychotropics and decreases in the self-reported use of the abusable psychotropics. A multivariate...
An input-output analysis of the economic impacts of chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Alberta and CanadaDownload
This thesis utilizes input-output analysis to calculate the economic impacts from potential prion diseases outbreaks in Alberta and Canada. Both chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy have the capacity to not only affect the farmed cervid and cattle industries, but to impact...
Describes the physical environment and material culture of native inhabitants of Saddle Hills during the third millennium B.C., based on archeological research.