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“Don’t Step on Each Other’s Words”: Aboriginal Children in Legitimate Peripheral Participation With MultiliteraciesDownload
This study is an examination of the multiple literacy practices of four Aboriginal children in a Western Canadian prairie urban classroom. It is framed using sociocultural theory that posits that the literacy learning of children occurs in a social environment through a co-constructed,...
Children’s literature is a powerful medium through which meanings about the body are normalized and conveyed during childhood (Hunt, 1985; Peterson-Bender & Lach, 1990; Rogers, 1999; Rogers, 2008; Saric, 2005; Stallcup, 2004). Although textual analysis is a common approach to the socio-cultural...
The prevalence and determinants of adequate vitamin D intake and supplementation among Canadian childrenDownload
Most Canadian children are not meeting the dietary recommendations for vitamin D and have not enough sun exposure to synthesize vitamin D in their skin. Vitamin D supplementation therefore seems a necessity. However, no study has examined whether vitamin D from diet and supplements combined is...
The experiences of children participating in a community recreation program for children of low socioeconomic statusDownload
The purpose of this case study was to explore the experiences of children at a community recreation program for children of low socioeconomic status (SES) using place attachment as the conceptual framework. Place attachment is a framework that allows for an exploration of children’s experiences...
The effects of vocal loudness and speaking rate on voice-onset time in typically developing children and children with cochlear implantsDownload
This study explores the effects of manipulating vocal loudness and speech rate on voice onset time (VOT) in normal hearing children and two children with cochlear implants (CIs). 15 normal hearing participants and two participants with CIs produced all six stop consonants in the phrase “It’s a...
Purpose: This study examined whether parent physical activity (PA) is related to children’s PA, as measured with pedometers. Methods: As part of a longitudinal cohort study being conducted in Edmonton, Canada, 471 children between the ages of 6- and 10-years-old, wore SC-T2 pedometers for four...
The present study examined the implementation of a self-management strategy, termed the calm carrel, as a potential means of bringing about behavioural improvement (as reflected, primarily, in global behavioural ratings, extent of isolation time-out assignments, and student and teacher feedback)...
The World in an Object Lesson: Visual Pedagogies in Children's Literature Produced for the 1893 Columbian ExpositionDownload
The World in an Object Lesson addresses the ways in which nineteenth-century reading audiences of the United States were taught to make sense of the visual stimulus of worlds fairs. The Object Lesson was one visual method which was both promoted and critiqued in the material culture of the...
Mental health disorders are a significant problem facing children. Emerging research suggests there is a link between nutrition and mental health. This thesis examines the association between diet quality and mental health in children. The first objective was to examine the cross-sectional...
FASD is an umbrella term used to describe the continuum of effects that result from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) on the developing brain, which causes a multitude of behavioural impairments, including deficits in adaptive behaviours such as social skills. Although there are many interventions...