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Between fall 2009 and fall 2010 I conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews with 19 young-adult women and men of mixed race in Edmonton, Alberta. A prominent theme that emerged was being asked the question ‘what are you?’. I position the ‘moment’ of being questioned as a manifestation of...
This thesis extends the current research on graph theory-based techniques to meet the needs of planners of multimodal transit networks. Graph theory was originally developed in the 1700s to study transportation systems although it was not adapted to study public transportation networks until the...
L’enseignement des quatre opérations de base, entre la maternelle et la neuvième année, pourrait demander plus de connaissances mathématiques que celles des opérations elles-mêmes. Ce projet de recherche propose une part du contenu qui pourrait appuyer l’enseignement des opérations de base aux...
Critical Ethnomusicology Pedagogy with Migrant Youth in Edmonton, Canada: Promoting Cultural Empowerment and Intercultural Learning through MusicDownload
Given the globally accelerating patterns of voluntary and forced migration, Canadian schools are currently serving the most culturally, religiously, and linguistically diverse student cohort in the country’s history. Many Canadian schools have responded by instituting culturally responsive...
Public Participation Geographic Information Systems (PPGIS) has defined a process to support public expression of place-based knowledge. The central weakness of this approach stems from a lack of collaboration support for groups of citizens. Recent GeoWeb advances are challenging PPGIS in this...
Documenting a Punk Scene in Edmonton, Alberta 1979-1985: Place, Legitimacy and Belonging Articulated Through Mainstream and Independent MediaDownload
This thesis explores the emergence of a punk music scene in Edmonton, utilizing archival research, participant interviews and analysis of mainstream and independent media to determine how a genre that was arguably considered a British phenomenon came to have local characteristics and...
Does Data Matter? Exploring how nonprofits working with abuse victims in Edmonton utilize data to inform service deliveryDownload
This study explores data collection and utilization at four non-profit service organizations in Edmonton, Alberta. Participating organizations work with female victims of violence, abuse and exploitation. Through in-depth, semi-structured interviews, I explore the types of data collected at each...
Does the FamCHAT Tool Enhance the Ethno-Cultural Dimensions of Nursing Assessment at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH)?Download
The RAH is located in one of Edmonton’s most ethnoculturally diverse neighbourhoods. Their interpretive service responds to >800 requests annually for > 30 languages. RAH staff requested identification and evaluation of a culturally-sensitive assessment tool suitable for enhancing nursing...
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the nature of murders and attempted murders in the City of Edmonton with a particular focus on the demographic and geographic distribution of these crimes across the city and its inhabitants. By examining violent crimes in a specific urban setting, this...
PEG funded 2018: Our research addresses challenges faced by several constituencies: a) municipal government personnel who commission translation of official city documents but may not have a full understanding of the cultural and linguistic complexities involved in translation; b) community...