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This research project is borne out of an invaluable art therapy practicum experience, during which I, the student therapist, encountered a client’s acute emotionality during therapy. As a result, I expanded my academic knowledge, clinical understanding, and sense of professional identity through...
A Story of Equity and School Choice Policies: The Need for Caution. A Two-Decade Case Study of a Suburban/Rural School Division in Alberta, CanadaDownload
This 20-year case study is an engagement with the complexities of school choice policies and its effects on equity within one suburban rural public school division. The case study examined policy evolutions in the school division from January 1995 to December 2014 using both extensive...
Making Feminism Popular: Audience Interpellation in Late Post-Network Era Television (a Case Study of TNT’s THE CLOSER)Download
This dissertation explores the serial design model of The Closer. It answers the following question: How does The Closer offer multiple entry points along a spectrum of views on gender and feminism, appeal to a range of viewers, and thus secure popularity? To generate metadata of how The...
Parental Experiences of a Parent-assisted Social Skills Intervention for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum DisorderDownload
The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) is a parent-assisted social skills program for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In the PEERS program, the parents play a vital role in supporting and coaching their teen’s skill development. The purpose of this...
The Government of Canada introduced the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) during 2005 as an initiative to improve sustainable development in rural communities. One of the main requirements for accessing this fund was that each municipality formulate an Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP). As...
This dissertation is an organisational case study of the legitimacy behaviours of two Outreach schools in Alberta, Canada. The study used Organisational Theory to examine how institutional processes, policies and practices impacted alternative education and in what way members of these schools...
Promoting Evaluation Utilization in Developmental Evaluation: A Case Study Exploring Organizational ConditionsDownload
The current study extends the enduring interest in evaluation utilization by researchers with a focus on developmental evaluation (DE) practices. A qualitative case study design examines what organizational conditions promote evaluation utilization by stakeholders during a DE process. The DE...
This was a study about a client whom I worked with in my practicum experience in an inner-city church. It explored my thesis question: How was art therapy spiritually transformative for my client? The significance of this case is this outcome. Through the client’s art therapy process, she...
Abstract This case study explores the coaching behavior of Clare Drake, an exemplary university hockey coach. The research identified qualities contributing to his influence. Data included written documentation; three informal conversational style interviews and one semi-structured interview with...
The Social and Cultural Conditions for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Students in a Rural Community: A Case Study of Educators’ PerspectivesDownload
In order to combat sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth suicide ideation and completion, the cultures of schools must change to become accepting and inclusive of this vulnerable group. SGM youth in rural spaces are at greater risk than their urban counterparts. For changes to occur, a deep...