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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...
Like moms all over the globe, Edmonton, Alberta moms struggled during the COVID-19 lockdowns for many reasons, including the increased workloads, expectations, and the impacts of the social isolation on their children and themselves. Using a mixed-qualitative approach, this study analyzed...
Objective: To investigate how the practice of fitness changes as group fitness instructors transition to a virtual delivery model precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Six group fitness instructors were interviewed in an exploratory, phenomenological study between April 22 and May 19th,...
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the competencies required for digital leaders and understand how post-secondary institutions are conceiving the concept through their curriculum and instruction. This study also sought to understand where there were points of consensus and...
Student evaluations of teaching (SETs) have come under fire in recent years as their value relative to their deficiencies became the topic of arbitration between Ryerson University and Ryerson Faculty Association in 2016. This study looks at these deficiencies as well as asks whether the design...
Digital Self-Development: How Mobile Fitness Apps and Tracking Devices Aid in the Development of Physical SkillsDownload
As personalized digital technologies have developed over the past decade, so too has the desire among some people to use mobile applications and tracking devices to capture data about their activities for the purposes of personal development. Current research considers The Quantified Self,...
To Bag the Ban or Ban the Bag: Analysing a shifting discourse in Canadian online news during the pandemic year, 2020Download
Plastics pollution is an existential threat to the environment, and in particular to the world’s oceans. Pre-pandemic, a global response to this crisis was gaining traction, with news media reporting large scale policy implementation. For example, in Canada, the federal government made an...
Objective: To explore the role of digital literacy on refugees as they resettle in Edmonton, Canada, and identify supports to help them in overcoming gaps in education, employment and strong community support systems. Methods: This study used a qualitative research method in a case study...
My travel is an existential mirror, reflecting back to me fragments of my identity. The purpose of this autoethnographic study is to explore how cultural issues play a part in my experiences as a traveller, and in turn how I use my experiences as a traveller to form my personal identity. In this...