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  • Ecological rehabilitation: A new challenge for planners 

    Quon, Soonya P.; Martin, Larry R.G.; Murphy, Stephen (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Ecological rehabilitation requires expertise in technical fields but will not succeed without professional planners to ensure that small-scale rehabilitation projects are designed and implemented to meet larger (regional) ...
  • Indigenous tourism and the Heiltsuk Nation 

    Clifton, Evangeline (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting the tourism industry in the Heiltsuk Territory.
  • Delineating foraging areas of a surface feeding seabird 

    Osborne, Orla (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring if seabird GPS tracking can be used to identify foraging locations and provide vital information for the delineation of important seabird areas.
  • Travel habits of millennial Maritimers: Canadian travel destinations 

    Smith, Aaron Russell (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The objective of this study is to define the travel and spending habits of millennials who live in the Atlantic provinces when travelling within Canada.
  • Volunteer tourism (voluntourism) in orphanages 

    Burnard, Emma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose of this study is to understand the motivations of Canadian voluntourists who travel to orphanages in third world countries.
  • City planning in an economy in transition 

    McLemore, Reg (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Cities in East Asia are being transformed in less time than it takes to make an official plan amendment in a Canadian city. This is partly the result of rapid economic growth, but there is another dimension: the transition ...
  • Planning in Bolivia 

    Townsend, Chad (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Since finishing university a few short years ago, I always keep my eyes open for "alternative" learning opportunities. I've usually found these by working overseas. After all, no school can really teach you how to get ...
  • Book reviews 

    Fischler, Raphaël; Tse, Wendy; MacLeod, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Three titles are reviewed: "Explorations in planning theory" edited by Seymour Mandelbaum, Luigi Mazza, & Robert W. Burchell (New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1996) is reviewed by ...
  • Sustainability across curricula 

    Bracken, Linda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster highlighting a statistical analysis of data using a qualitative research method to understand the themes and categories in participants' responses to the questions posed at the Sustainability Across Curricula workshop.
  • Characteristics of luxury tourism market 

    Jaeger, Linus (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the growing trend of luxury travel.
  • Global engagement and international partnership: Nursing field school to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 

    Beaulac, Natasha; Booth, Courtney; Cowan, Jenna; Hrytsenko, Krystyna; Lee, Sally; Leuschen, Valerie; Nobert, Emily; Omae, Corinna; Warrior, Midori (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster giving details about a VIU nursing field school to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Students partnered with Apoyo, a non-governmental organization, to promote health and well-being in rural communities in ...
  • Creating a website regarding inclusive education to develop inclusion in Canada and China 

    Wang, Meijiao (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    Inclusive education creates more positive learning environment for all students to obtain new knowledge. The author designed a website that include questionnaire survey, educational materials, parental resources, and ...
  • Inquiry-based learning in an inclusive classroom: a self study 

    Paul, Mallory (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This research study was conducted to explore the research question: ‘How do I make pedagogical decisions about implementing inquiry-based practices when considering the needs of all learners in an inclusive classroom?’ I ...
  • Teachers and inclusion: improving inclusion support through co-teaching within the framework of universal design for learning (UDL) 

    Ma, Timothy S. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    With the many changes happening with educational policies involving inclusion, curriculum updates, and new innovative educational approaches, many teachers are finding it difficult to adjust and apply all these changes at ...
  • Using RTI to frame self-regulation strategies and movement in the classroom 

    Jones, Keith (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    The goal of my master’s project is to develop a resource guide of movement strategies that can be utilized in the classroom which would align with the Response to Intervention (RTI) framework used in Nanaimo Ladysmith ...
  • Parent workshop: supporting your typically developing sibling 

    Gellineau, Chelsea M. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    Sibling relationships play an important role in a family system which can be influenced by the attitudes and behaviours of parents. Having a child with a disability in the family presents a distinctive set of challenges ...
  • Indigenizing science curriculum with an eye to place and authentic experience 

    Gasson, Andrew W. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This applied project represents an attempt by the author to find an answer to two questions. First, what are the Indigenous knowledge-forms, appropriate to place, available to give to the next generation? Second, how can ...
  • Is it effective? The state of sexual health education for adolescent students with intellectual disabilities in British Columbia 

    Glavin, Sari (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    A review of available literature indicates that sexual health outcomes for adolescent students with intellectual disabilities (ID) have been understudied in British Columbia. The research available indicates that adolescent ...
  • A workshop for iPads as assistive technology to aid implementation for teachers 

    Gaber, Amanda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This purpose of this project was to begin to fill the gaps in the basic education of teachers when it comes to the lack of awareness of assistive technology. For this project there is a focus on the basic use of iPads and ...
  • Physical & social inclusion for children with cerebral palsy 

    D’Silva, Karishma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    The purpose of this project is to educate and create positive attitude among teachers and peers towards inclusion of children with cerebral palsy, where the students experience a sense of belonging and are an active part ...

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