Communities and Collections
Secondary Education, Department of
The Department of Secondary Education offers an extensive array of courses and programs in both undergraduate and graduate studies. The Undergraduate Secondary Route Teacher Education Program prepares students to be teacher specialists in each of the subject areas represented in the secondary schools of the Province of Alberta. The Department offers both masters and doctoral programs. Graduate studies may be pursued with a subject area focus, as a teacher education inquiry, or with a curriculum/pedagogical studies orientation. The Department has a strong research focus in a variety of fields in curriculum studies and teacher education. Department members have a number of funded research projects.
Shevchenko Scientific Society of Canada
The Shevchenko Scientific Society of Canada is a Ukrainian Canadian organization with a focus on education and research. The Society primary goal is to advance fields of Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian history, culture, and language. The Society has its intellectual and scholarly origins in the Shevchenko Society established in 1873 in L'viv, Western Ukraine, which was then part of the Habsburg Empire. Until its dissolution by the Soviet regime in 1940, it served as a preeminent Ukrainian association of scholars. After World War II the Society was re-established in Europe and in 1949 in Canada where some of its original members settled. Its headquarters are in Toronto with branches in Edmonton, Ottawa, and Montreal.
Sociology, Department of
The Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta is one of the best in Canada. The department is home to several cutting-edge research centres, such as the Centre for Criminological Research, and the Intermedia Research Studio, and offers teaching and research specializations in Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies, Social Structure & Policy, and Theory & Culture.
St. Stephen's College
St Stephen's College is a graduate school founded by The United Church of Canada and an Affiliated College of The University of Alberta. For the past century, St Stephen's has been recognized not only for its commitment to academic excellence, but also for its creative and non-traditional styles of learning: we value flexibility, innovation, collegiality, self-directed learning, and the integration of the arts with theology. An Act to Incorporate St Stephen’s College (April 27, 1927; amended 1968) authorizes St Stephen’s College to confer degrees in theology. The College also offers undergraduate and graduate University of Alberta credit courses, through the Faculty of Arts. This community page contains theses from 2011 to the current year; you may contact the College (firstname.lastname@example.org) to access theses written prior to that date.
Student Conduct and Accountability
Student Conduct and Accountability addresses student conduct in multiple ways, including prevention, collaborative (non-adjudicative) problem-solving, policy development, and decision-making under the Code of Student Behaviour.
Surgery, Department of
The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta saw its first class of students in 1913. At the time, the faculty offered a three year course with clinical surgery in the second year. Students then moved to eastern Canada to complete their clinical training. After the First World War the university realized the need for a full medical instruction program and built the first complete medical school west of Winnipeg. In 1922 the Department of Surgery was born. Today the department offers programs in undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate studies. The department consists of 10 divisions: Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Research, Thoracic Surgery, Urology.
Sustainable Forest Management Network
The Sustainable Forest Management Network (SFMN or SFM Network) was an incorporated non-profit Canadian research group. SFM was a Network for Centres of Excellence (NCE). With its partners, it funded, planned, conducted, and applied interdisciplinary, university-based research that addresses issues related to sustainable forest management.
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The Alberta Consortium for Motivation and Emotion (ACME)
The Alberta Consortium for Motivation and Emotion (ACME) was established in 2011 and is an affiliate lab with the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME). ACME members examine how motivation and emotions influence people in achievement settings such as school, sports, or therapy. ACME was created to support graduate students at the University of Alberta with a shared interest in motivation and emotion and a desire to actively pursue and disseminate research in collaboration with the director and beyond their thesis requirements. We work primarily from the following theoretical frameworks: achievement goal theory, mindset theory, attribution theory, control value theory of emotions, self-determination theory, self-efficacy. Contact us at email@example.com.
The NSERC TRIA Network (TRIA-Net)
The NSERC TRIA Network (TRIA-Net) is a recently funded initiative under the Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Strategic Network Grants program which will work to protect Canadian forests through science-based strategies to control spread of the mountain pine beetle in Canada.
Directed by Dr. Janice Cooke (University of Alberta), co-directed Dr. Joerg Bohlmann (University of British Columbia), and managed by Dr. Sebastian Lackey (University of Alberta), this highly collaborative research initiative will leverage the interdisciplinary strengths of 18 contributing scientists, in addition to government, not-for-profit, and industry organizations which have been integrated into the Network structure.
Over the five year Network timeframe, TRIA-Net will build on the ground-breaking research from the Tria Project that originally began in 2007. Working closely with its Partner Organizations, TRIA-Net research will provide knowledge and tools in real time to decision makers, helping them combat the continued spread of this devastating forest insect.
The TRIA website has been archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, and can be found at this link: http://wayback.archive-it.org/1830/20181115230049/http://tria-net.srv.ualberta.ca/