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Facilitating Effective Communication Between First Responders And Older Adults During Fall Incidents: An Educational Intervention, Krystin M. Beeman, Erica L. Berger, Isabel A. Cabezas, Nicole M. Mathews 2016 Dominican University of California

Facilitating Effective Communication Between First Responders And Older Adults During Fall Incidents: An Educational Intervention, Krystin M. Beeman, Erica L. Berger, Isabel A. Cabezas, Nicole M. Mathews

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

PURPOSE. The purpose of this project was to provide first responders with communication strategies for older adults that may help when responding to fall- related calls. General information was also provided to First Responders on working with older adults with a focus on the aging process, fall risk factors, and communications strategies.

METHODS. A series of educational sessions to first responders at a local fire district were developed and presented by occupational therapy students. Materials were developed by presenters from evidence-based resources and tailored to the target population. Each presentation focused on statistics about older adults, the aging process, fall ...


Endangered Hydrocarbons By Lesley Battler, Michael D. Sloane 2016 Fanshawe College

Endangered Hydrocarbons By Lesley Battler, Michael D. Sloane

The Goose

A review of Lesley Battler's Endangered Hydrocarbons.


Realignment By Ruth Roach Pierson, Gillian Harding-Russell 2016 University of Saskatchewan

Realignment By Ruth Roach Pierson, Gillian Harding-Russell

The Goose

Review of Ruth Roach Pierson's Realignment.


Stowaways By Ariel Gordon, Gillian Harding-Russell 2016 University of Saskatchewan

Stowaways By Ariel Gordon, Gillian Harding-Russell

The Goose

Review of Ariel Gordon's Stowaways.


Sustaining The West: Cultural Responses To Canadian Environments Edited By Liza Piper & Lisa Szabo-Jones, Shelley L. McEuen 2016 College of Southern Idaho

Sustaining The West: Cultural Responses To Canadian Environments Edited By Liza Piper & Lisa Szabo-Jones, Shelley L. Mceuen

The Goose

Review of Sustaining the West: Cultural Responses to Canadian Environments.


Ground Truthing: Reimagining The Indigenous Rainforests Of Bc’S North Coast By Derrick Stacey Denholm, Carleigh Baker 2016 Writer

Ground Truthing: Reimagining The Indigenous Rainforests Of Bc’S North Coast By Derrick Stacey Denholm, Carleigh Baker

The Goose

Review of Derrick Stacey Denholm's Ground Truthing: Reimagining the Indigenous Rainforests of BC’s North Coast.


Canoodlers By Andrea Bennett, Brittany Johnson 2016 University of Alberta, Canada

Canoodlers By Andrea Bennett, Brittany Johnson

The Goose

Review of andrea bennett’s Canoodlers.


The Green And The Red: A Novel By Armand Chauvet, Jenna Gersie 2016 SIT Study Abroad

The Green And The Red: A Novel By Armand Chauvet, Jenna Gersie

The Goose

Review of Armand Chauvet's The Green and the Red: A Novel.


De-Colonizing Gender In Indigenous Language Revitalization Efforts, Jenna N. Hassan 2016 University of Western Ontario

De-Colonizing Gender In Indigenous Language Revitalization Efforts, Jenna N. Hassan

Western Papers in Linguistics / Cahiers linguistiques de Western

It has been predicted that of the 60 Indigenous languages in Canada today, only 4 will remain by 2100 (Pitawanakwat, 2009). The effects of colonization and globalization on Indigenous communities have continued into the present and have consequently led to a loss in identity, culture, and language, ultimately altering gender relations within Indigenous communities as well. While there has been an increase in efforts to revitalize indigenous languages in a way that does not further colonize language communities, the approach to doing so may still reflect a western ideological approach to education. Furthermore, the effects of western constructions of gender ...


Religion, Local Produce And Sustainability At Religious Sites In Hungary, Alan Clarke Professor, Ágnes Raffay 2016 Univeristy of Pannonia Veszprém, Hungary

Religion, Local Produce And Sustainability At Religious Sites In Hungary, Alan Clarke Professor, Ágnes Raffay

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

There is a growing awareness of sustainable practices at religious tourism sites and we have observed this in Hungary, with the focus shifting from one aspect of sustainability to incorporating all three major aspects, the environmental, the economic and the socio-cultural (Rees and Wackernagel, 1996). Although the economic aspect used to be predominant (Shackley, 2001; Mangeloja, 2003) now we can find more examples of practices that aim to promote socio-cultural sustainability, while taking the natural environment also into account (Tanguay et al, 2010).

Several religious tourism sites have started to offer local produce in their souvenir shops and to incorporate ...


Displacement, Identity And Belonging For Ibyangin: The Personal Journey Of Transracial Korean-Born Adoptees, Jason D. Reynolds, Joseph G. Ponterotto, Christina Lecker 2016 Fordham University

Displacement, Identity And Belonging For Ibyangin: The Personal Journey Of Transracial Korean-Born Adoptees, Jason D. Reynolds, Joseph G. Ponterotto, Christina Lecker

The Qualitative Report

The present study examined the lived experience (erlebnis) of adult transracial, Korean-born adoptees (Ibyangin; Yngvesson & Coutin, 2006) raised in the United States by White families. Long interviews (McCracken, 1988) were conducted with fourteen young adult (age 26-30) Korean-born adoptees in-person or by phone. The study was anchored in the constructivist-interpretivist research paradigm (Ponterotto, 2005) and utilized the phenomenological inquiry model (Moustakas, 1994) to explore the essence of the international transracial adoption experience. Two major clusters of meaning with additional subthemes were related to a) identity development, and b) decision to return to Korea. Limitations of the study are reviewed, implications ...


Elders' Teachings About Resilience And Its Implications For Education In Dene And Cree Communities, John G. Hansen, Rose Antsanen 2016 University of Saskatchewan

Elders' Teachings About Resilience And Its Implications For Education In Dene And Cree Communities, John G. Hansen, Rose Antsanen

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

This study developed out of a need to discuss Eurocentrism in Indigenous education and to provide what the Elders describe as an appropriate educational experience. The purpose of the study was, within a northern context, to discuss Indigenous education, and how educators and Elders perceived their cultural models, values, and aspirations of Indigenous resilience. This study deals with Indigenous resilience based on knowledge held by Indigenous educators and Elders with respect to the traditional teachings and values within Indigenous cultures in Northern Manitoba. We present the perspectives held by these constituents with respect to the notions of Indigenous resiliency. Two ...


Neuroprediction And Criminal Law, Fritz Allhoff 2016 Western Michigan University

Neuroprediction And Criminal Law, Fritz Allhoff

Spring Convocation

No abstract provided.


Child Discipline In African American Families: Current Research Findings, Carla Adkison-Johnson 2016 Western Michigan University

Child Discipline In African American Families: Current Research Findings, Carla Adkison-Johnson

Spring Convocation

Presentation at Share the Story: ScholarTalks on February 4, 2016 at the Fetzer Center as part of the first Spring Convocation.


Cours Enzymologie Fondamentale Et Appliquée (Niveau Master 1), Mamoudou H. DICKO, Prof. 2016

Cours Enzymologie Fondamentale Et Appliquée (Niveau Master 1), Mamoudou H. Dicko, Prof.

Pr. Mamoudou H. DICKO, PhD

L'objectif principal de ce cours est de rappeler et donner aux étudiants les connaissances indispensables en enzymologie appliquée, à savoir :
- connaître la structure des enzymes, les méthodes d’extraction, de purification, de dosage et de caractérisation (électrophorèse, zymographie, etc.) des enzymes ;
- comprendre les principes fondamentaux de la cinétique chimique et la cinétique enzymatique y compris le rôle des inhibiteurs et autres effecteurs;
- comprendre les méthodes d’immobilisation des enzymes et leurs conséquences positives ou négatives dans la biocatalyse enzymatique;
- comprendre les différends domaines d’utilisation des enzymes en biochimie analytique, bio-industries, industrie agro-alimentaires, analyses bio-médicales, en diagnostic, etc.


Does Fertility-Specific Distress Vary By Race/Ethnicity Among A Probability Sample Of Women In The United States?, Arthur L. Greil, Julia McQuillan, Delida Sanchez 2016 Alfred University

Does Fertility-Specific Distress Vary By Race/Ethnicity Among A Probability Sample Of Women In The United States?, Arthur L. Greil, Julia Mcquillan, Delida Sanchez

Sociology Department, Faculty Publications

This study explored whether fertility-specific distress varied by race/ethnicity among a nationally representative sample of US women. Participants were 2363 White (n = 1266), Black (n = 569), Hispanic (n = 453), and Asian (n = 51) women who participated in the National Survey of Fertility Barriers. Participants were given the Fertility-Specific Distress Scale and assessed for strength of pregnancy intent, primary versus secondary infertility, and socioeconomic hardship. Black women reported lower levels of fertility-specific distress than White women, but these were fully mediated by the strength of pregnancy intentions. Primary versus secondary infertility and economic hardship were not associated with fertility-specific distress.


Empowerment From Within: Supporting Palestinian Women’S Struggle Against Violence, Ortal Bensky 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Empowerment From Within: Supporting Palestinian Women’S Struggle Against Violence, Ortal Bensky

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

Recent reports by the United Nations and local non-governmental organizations present a troubling increase in incidents of violence against Palestinian women in Palestine. These are cases of domestic violence, where the attackers are Palestinians, and political violence, where the attackers are Israeli settlers and soldiers. These violent incidents include attacks on body and property. Most incidents are neither dealt with by the Palestinian authorities nor by the Israeli government and judicial system. There is not sufficient international pressure to enforce justice. The purpose of this study is to offer alternative ways to prevent violent crimes, enforce relevant laws, and provide ...


Alien, Illegal, Undocumented: Labeling, Context, And Worldview In The Immigration Debate And In The Lives Of Undocumented Youth, David A. Caicedo 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Alien, Illegal, Undocumented: Labeling, Context, And Worldview In The Immigration Debate And In The Lives Of Undocumented Youth, David A. Caicedo

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

A key element of investigating attitudes towards unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been political orientation, yet few studies have examined the influence of such orientation on labels relevant to the immigration debate. The current dissertation project examined these attitudes among young adults using survey, focus group, and interview methodologies. Level of agreement on various statements regarding unauthorized immigrants was examined in Study I, definitions given for the labels ‘illegal’ and ‘undocumented’ were explored in Study II, and the lived experience of undocumented youth in two community colleges was investigated in Study III. It was hypothesized that: I) attitudes ...


The Hermeneutics Of International Trade Conflicts: U.S. Punitive Trade Policy Towards China And Japan, Barry F. Murdaco 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Hermeneutics Of International Trade Conflicts: U.S. Punitive Trade Policy Towards China And Japan, Barry F. Murdaco

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

This dissertation analyzes punitive trade conflicts between the U.S. and two trading partners: China and Japan. Punitive trade conflicts can be defined as trade wars between two states, retaliatory tariffs, or other forms of conflict, e.g. preventing the acquisition of foreign assets or sanctions for an undervalued exchange rate. I will examine several trade conflicts between the U.S. and Japan in the 1980s and several trade conflicts between the U.S. and China from 2001 to the present. This study is situated within a larger debate concerning the resolution of four theoretical "puzzles" in political science. The ...


Look Up In The Sky: Latent Content Analysis Of The Real Life Superhero Community, Daniel White, Marianna Szabo, Niko Tiliopoulos, Paul Rhodes, Scott Griffiths 2016 University of Sydney

Look Up In The Sky: Latent Content Analysis Of The Real Life Superhero Community, Daniel White, Marianna Szabo, Niko Tiliopoulos, Paul Rhodes, Scott Griffiths

The Qualitative Report

The Real Life Superhero (RLSH) subculture is a growing global community of individuals who adopt the superhero motif and are motivated by prosocial goals. Although the community has been the focus of documentaries, news articles and numerous internet forums, little academic research has been conducted on the composition of this subculture. Through the use of an online survey, socio-demographic information about this community was collected. This data was compiled and analysed via qualitative means to develop not only an overarching review of the composition of the subculture but also how members perceived themselves and other members. Membership and identity within ...


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