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Reflecting on the Student Experience of Community Service-Learning and Continued Paths in the Non-Profit SectorDownload
Purpose: To understand the relationship between University of Alberta Community Service Learning (CSL) students who pursue both the Community Engagement and Service-Learning certificate and the CSL paid student internship and their career or engagement paths in the non profit sector following...
Convocation ceremonies mark the day graduates celebrate the successful completion of their academic studies and become alumni of their post-secondary institutions. These highly traditional and ritualized events mark the culmination of academic achievement. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic abruptly...
Knowledge mobilization (KMb) is the communication process by which researchers engage with stakeholders to produce, co-produce, and share knowledge. The question of how researchers can better mobilize knowledge at each stage of the research process has become a matter of acute public and academic...
A Failure to Communicate: Government of Alberta’s Bill 6 and the rural Albertan response in late 2015Download
This capstone examines the rural Albertan reaction to the Government of Alberta’s legislation of new farm and ranch safety requirements and includes a content analysis of comments from people who signed the largest petition against Bill 6. Through a case study with the use of deductive...
Exploring the Outcomes of Digital Inclusion for Vulnerable Populations in Canada during the COVID-19 PandemicDownload
The Internet is an essential service for participation in society. Yet, digital divide challenges, specifically access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), limit digital inclusion among vulnerable Canadians. While previous research focuses on identifying, understanding, and...
How to Read Instagram Travel Influencer Photographs: A Semiotic Analysis of Space and Exclusivity in the Content of Instagram Travel InfluencersDownload
The social media platform Instagram has had a considerable impact on the global tourism industry. Instagram users are increasingly selecting where they will vacation based on photos shared by travel influencers; however, these photos may not present accurate depictions of the destinations...
Managing Information Distribution in a Crisis: Characterizing Decision Making in Mobile Alerting as Part of Canada’s Emergency Alert SystemDownload
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to answer questions regarding the factors and considerations that influence emergency managers’ decision-making in a crisis, and the procedural roadblocks that may deter effective alerting in Canada. Design: Data to inform the conclusions is gathered via a...
This research project examines the major ideological stances on coal mining in Alberta, and how content can be structured to promote discourse across groups with opposing beliefs. Through this examination, it becomes possible to understand how and why articles may be more frequently promoted by...
Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2020 brought with it the enforced closure of in-person services for congregations in Canada, which resulted in many of the same congregations moving to online worship services. The purpose of this study is to explore what happened with this transition,...
Public health organizations are greatly interested in designing effective communication interventions to address vaccine hesitancy (i.e., delay or refusal to vaccinate) because under-immunized populations are more vulnerable to outbreaks of serious contagious diseases, such as measles and, more...