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  • Architectural element analysis of paleo submarine fan systems, Hornby and Denman Islands, BC 

    Bennett, Hayden; Cankovic, Andrea; De Laplante, Ghislain; Dean, Nicole; Gaber, Max; Hickey, Kayla; Isbister, Teague; Kinakin, Natasha; Lavigne, Brett; Lokken, Knut; Rossetto, Cameron; Stearn, Michael; Temos, Nicholas; Wagner, Luke; Wojciuk, Christina (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The basin sediments of the Nanaimo Group comprise the majority of the bedrock in the Gulf islands, and provide an extensive record of ancient depositional environments. While the Nanaimo Group sediments are traditionally ...
  • The attributes of introversion that enhance the ability to lead 

    Song, Yuan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    The purpose of the present study was to consider the advantages of introversion in leadership and how these traits are often misunderstood qualities of weaknesses rather than strengths. This study explored known leaders' ...
  • 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 ...
  • Can speleothems assist in unravelling the paleoclimatic history of coastal British Columbia? 

    Dean, Nicole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    Paleoclimate reconstruction is an important tool used by climate scientists in order to understand and predict past, modern and future climate-related issues. Proxies, such as speleothems, can help us to form these climate ...
  • Child poverty: National, provincial, regional 

    Campbell, Savanah; Stevenson, Dayna; Sime Duchesne, Kassandra; Vesprey, Elijah (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster exploring child poverty in Canada, in British Columbia, and in Nanaimo.
  • Cloud computing in school: Teachers' feelings of comfort using Google Suite for education in school contexts 

    Ly, Vi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Photos of mixed media poster that displayed research on teachers' integration of Google Suite in the classroom.
  • 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 ...
  • Delineating karst groundwater flow paths by fluorescent dye tracing on Quadra Island, BC 

    Temos, Nicholas; Dean, Nicole; De Laplante, Ghislain; McIntyre, Mirjana; Hamre, TJ; Rossetto, Cameron; Fraser, Andrew (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    In the Fall of 2019 a dye trace was conducted at three sink points and four springs near Stramberg Farm, Quadra Island BC. The goal of the project was to delineate subsurface flow paths to better understand the recharge ...
  • 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.
  • Emotional intelligence and student performance: A meta-analysis 

    Singh, Tejbinder (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster exploring if a high level of emotional intelligence (EQ) in teachers contributes towards academic performance of students.
  • Extraversion and physical exercise preference 

    Sackey, Eddie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster highlighting a study that was conducted to examine the relationship between the personality trait extraversion and physical exercise preferences.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Greenschist metamorphism of volcanic rocks, Stocking Lake area, Ladysmith, BC 

    Clark, Shaelyn; Wagner, Luke; Burke, Manti; Brown, Ali; Penhale, Grace; Gaber, Max; Woodward, Spencer (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    This poster presents petrography and major oxide geochemistry from metavolcanic rocks found at Stocking Lake, Ladysmith, British Columbia. The intent of the research is to show that metamorphism is regional-style and ...
  • How are gym hours affecting VIU intramural sport leagues 

    Tang, Ramsey; Guardado, Eduardo; Ramos, Daniel (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster exploring how the allocation of gym hours affects participation in intramural sports leagues at Vancouver Island University.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Magmatic evolution of volcanic rocks near Stocking Lake, Ladysmith 

    Dean, Nicole; Young, Max; Strom, Maegan; Ahl, Dylan; Lee, Jessica; Guo, Zitian (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The Stocking Lake area, located south of Ladysmith, B.C., has been previously mapped as middle Devonian Nitinat formation belonging to the Sicker arc volcanics, and hosting an intrusion of Upper-Triassic Mount Hall Gabbro. ...