Projects from CREATE 2019, which took place on Tuesday, April 9th, Wednesday, April 10th, & Thursday, April 11th.

Recent Submissions

  • VIU Mariners athletics 

    Douglas, Michaela; McComb, Emily; Thompson, Alison (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster outlining varsity teams at Vancouver Island University.
  • Fantasy Island 

    Grant, Jannine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    Fantasy Island is a collection of poems by Vancouver Island University student and Nanaimo resident Jannine Grant exposing the illusions and impacts of colonialism on Vancouver Island and beyond. Historic and ongoing ...
  • We like to move it! 

    Bodenham, Amanda; Deans, Bobbi; MacFadgen, Kelsey; Saroya, Gagan; Saroya, Harman (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research about whether grade five is the best age group to implement health promotion initiatives to ensure sustainability after the project has completed.
  • A sound constitution through social marketing 

    de Carvalho, Lindsay; Dhiman, Manisha; Mahmoudi, Niloufar; Mahmoudi, Sanaz; Mayo, Isaiah; Miller, Kristin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research on what influences a person's decisions on which behaviours to change, and whether radio is an effective media.
  • Neuromarketing: A violation of human rights 

    States, Donna (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research on neuromarketing, which invokes many ethical considerations.
  • Strategies to promote inclusive education in public schools of Punjab 

    Panag, Gagandeep (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The purpose of the present project was to determine different strategies which can be helpful to promote Inclusive Education (IE) in public schools of Punjab. The selection of the topic of IE aims to understanding the ...
  • Confronting vicarious trauma 

    Davies, Brittney; Deroy, Jen; Hug, Stephanie; Court, Jenner (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Ongoing exposure to the re-telling of traumatic events in their student’s lives can result in vicarious trauma for teachers. Can developing a personal practice for educators through mindfulness trainings help reduce teacher ...
  • Peer advisory leaders: Exploring the benefits of peer mentorship 

    Arntson, Nakeeta; Robertson, Alex; Robinson, Christian; Segui, Carlos (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster looking at the effects of peer to peer mentorship on second-year nursing students with a specific focus on emotional response, overall well-being, and psychomotor skill confidence and competence.
  • The butterfly effect in senior's care home facilities 

    Cross, Dylan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring how making small changes in seniors' care home facilities, such as removing the institutional feeling by updating the decor with colourful walls and images, encouraging positivity, and implementing music ...
  • Inside the minds of adolescents: Comprehensive school health 

    Dean, Jessie; Patenaude, Alycia; Smith, Emilia; Tippett, Kelsea; Varghese, Sherin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research about how to engage adolescents in education regarding mental health and well-being.
  • Strategies used by teachers in India that create deep fear of failure in students 

    Sharma, Renu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster highlighting research about what VIU students from India report as the teacher-generated conditions that they experienced in high school that appeared to be part of strategy to create deep fear of failure; as ...
  • What's on your plate? 

    Griffin, Clare; Pritchard, Jenna; Read, Vanessa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring healthy eating for families, the Canada Food Guide, and the Ladysmith Family & Friends (LaFF) program.
  • Modelling and assessing aquifer vulnerability for the Spider Lake region 

    Lokken, Knut; Lindberg, Sonja; Decker, Megan; Wagner, Luke; Lee, Jessica (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    The Spider Lake region is an important source of groundwater for the surrounding communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Much of their potable water comes from groundwater. The quality of the groundwater is dependent ...
  • Preparing students for global context of education and employment 

    Kaur, Mandeep (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster highlighting a research project exploring the factors responsible for the lack of equity in the quality of education for students in India.
  • Generational perception of hospitality industry jobs 

    Rizzo, Amanda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster highlighting research on how working conditions in hospitality have influenced the perception of industry jobs among the millennial and baby boom generation.
  • The effects of speaking anxiety in second language acquisition 

    Nguyen, Hao (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster highlighting research on speaking anxiety for ESL students.
  • Impact of formative assessment on student motivation 

    Kaur, Rupinder (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent formative assessments can be beneficial for teachers in motivating students to improve their scholastic achievements. This study explored relationships between ...
  • Not yourself when you're hungry?: Hunger induced cognitive and emotional states 

    Crann-Adair, Sarah (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster exploring research into hunger induced cognitive and emotional states.
  • How teachers can overcome unease of math and achieve learning success 

    Hosseini, Zahra (Zari) (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster exploring the collection of research data from current secondary school teachers in School District #68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith) about what they feel are the contributing factors of students' unease in learning math.
  • How do recent graduates of secondary schools in India, now attending university programs in Vancouver Island University, perceive their preparedness to be competitive in a global context, in terms of their functional technological skill set; as examined across both urban and rural and public and private schools? 

    Kaur, Amardeep (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The purpose of the study is to provide a deeper understanding of how young Indian students feel about their technological skills when they enter the global world. The study also aims to find out how competitive the ...

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