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Students, faculty, staff and alumnae at the Mount are invited to attend graduate student thesis defences and thesis proposal presentations. Learn more about the innovative, relevant, and original research that our grad students are performing!

Interested members of the University community are welcome to attend.

Denise Smith, MAEd (Educational Psychology)

Key elements of effective mentoring in short term practicum placements for American Sign Language/English Interpretation students
July 27, 3:00 p.m.

Seton 403

Allan Gates, MA (Communication)

Evolution of the Public Sphere: Anonymous and the Retheah Parsons Case
August 5, 2:00 p.m.
McCain Centre – Room 304

Interested members of the University community are welcome to attend.

Victoria Hogenbirk, MA (Family Studies & Gerontology)

Family Support and Intimate Partner Violence:  A Scooping Review
July 25, 10:00-12:00 noon
Evaristus 305

Congratulations to these students, who have defended their theses in 2016:

Emily Martinello, MA (Child and Youth Study)

Family Resource Centre Staff Perceptions Regarding Family-Centered Support for the Provision of Inclusive Sexuality Education for Children in the Early Years

Robert Leek, MAEd (Lifelong Learning)

Eating the forbidden fruit:  A critical race analysis of Black-White interracial relationships: A narrative study of five Halifax couples

Taylor Hansen, MA (Child & Youth Study)

(De)colonizing Space: Critical Reflections on Aboriginal Youth Space and Self

Susan Manning, MA (Women and Gender Studies)

Weaving our Stories of Displacement: Gender, Place and Identity in Newfoundland

Maureen Green, MA (Family Studies and Gerontology)

The experience of living in long-term care for LGBT individuals: Perspectives from residents and stakeholders   

Heidi Stirling, MSc (Applied Human Nutrition)

The effect of buckwheat and couscous food intake and satiety in male adults   

Cathryn Ramos, MA (Child & Youth Study)

Early Childhood Educators Perspectives: Transitioning Infants and Parents into the Child Care Environment   

B. Jason Noseworthy,  MAEd (Literacy)

Buffering…Please Wait…Policy as a Barrier to Effective Technology Integration in School   

Genevieve MacIntyre, MA (Communication)

Cross-Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity Training in the Communications Management & Recruitment and Retention of International Students in Atlantic Canadian Universities   

Amy Lyne, MA (Child & Youth Study)

Code-Mixing in the Bilingual Preschool Child: Understanding the Communication Purpose

Lillian Lau, MSc (Applied Human Nutrition)

Exploring How Consumers Compare and Respond to Food Products Based on a Multiple Traffic Light System that Includes Positive Nutrient Indicators  

Stacey Lake, MSc (Applied Human Nutrition)

School Performance and Weight Status among Low-Income Canadian Children and Adolescents   
April 20, 2:00 p.m.     
Evaristus 406

Stephanie Dunsworth, MA (School Psychology)   

Holistic Face Processing in Children and Adults Along the Autism Spectrum as Measured by the Complete Composite Face Test   

Stephanie Reid, MA (Communication)

Crowdfunding: A Health Practice

Carmel Teasdale, MA (Communication)

Making Sense of NB Power’s Energy Efficiency Change: Will Customers Get on Board?   

Victoria Cox, MSc (Applied Human Nutrition)   

University students’ eating behaviours: implications for the social cognitive theory

Badriah Arishi, MAEd (Elementary & Middle School)

Exploring Research-based Teacher Practices for Young Children in Saudi Arabia   

Nagah Awad Alzaharani, MAEd (Curriculum Studies)

Saudi Students’ Experiences of Learning English in English as a Foreign and Second Language Settings

Andràs Kocsis, MAEd (Lifelong Learning)

Cursive or Right Click? A Critical Analysis of Lifelong Learning and Cursive Writing

Zbigniew Kowalewski, MAEd (Lifelong Learning)   

Exploring narratives through a lens of transformative learning: Nursing students with and without exposure to IPE

Bonnie Petersen, MAEd (Education Foundations)

What is experiential education: Why this is so hard to talk about (and how that can be dangerous)