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    • Maps of Human Communication: Science and the Arts 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sujoy (University of Waterloo, 2009)
      The purpose of this thesis is to examine the function of language as a map that navigates the perception of human reality. In the thesis, attention is paid to the structure of speech, and whether or not it accurately ...
    • Membership Retention in Scout Troops 

      Morland, Liam (University of Waterloo, 2001-08-16)
      Factors affecting membership retention in Scout troops were examined. Scout meetings were unobtrusively observed and program information questionnaires were completed for 17 urban Scouts Canada Scout troops (age range ...
    • Mending the Broken Telephone: Moving Forward from Theory to Practice in Supporting the Well-being of Sensitive Children 

      Ly, Stefanie (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      This project examines current and historical research in developmental psychology and neuroscience to support the idea that nurturing familial and school relationships will create empathic, compassionate and creative future ...
    • Performimg Education: The Utopian Potential of Creative Peer-to-peer Sexual Health Education for Queer Youth 

      Ligate, Ashling (University of Waterloo, 2012)
      In this cultural moment, young queers are struggling to imagine themselves and find community. A significant component of enabling a youth's self-discovery is providing access to inclusive and culturally-relevant education ...
    • Planning for Skén:nen: Conceptualizing a Haudenosaunee Culture of Planning 

      Turriff, Katie (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-13)
      This work is a response to Western planning cultures and Canadian planning cultures in particular which have been complicit in genocidal efforts against Indigenous Peoples. I engage with Indigenous research methodologies ...
    • Positive Materialsim: How Does Money Shape Family Happiness? 

      Leslie, Trevor (University of Waterloo, 2009)
      Why do some families let money shape their happiness in a negative way while others control their money and shape their happiness in a positive way? Maslow (1943) described his first two levels in his Hierarchy of Needs ...
    • A Prototype Web Platform to Facilitate Public Engagement with Medical Evidence about Rheumatoid Arthtritis Medications 

      Baker, Adam (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      Contemporary technologies and user interface design enable people to routinely interact with data in their everyday lives. While consumer applications for shopping and travel often feature data-driven user interfaces, health ...
    • Quantum Indefinite Spacetime 

      Jia, Ding (University of Waterloo, 2017)
      We combine the principle of superposition from quantum theory and the principle of dynamical causal structure from general relativity to attack fundamental questions in quantum gravity. We generalize the concept ...
    • Realism in Contemporary Fine Art 

      Newman, Yoni (University of Waterloo, 2010)
      Usually I start out with a technical concept. I try to get as detailed as possible in regards to the logistics of how I'll carry out the work. The ideas themselves are quite intricate and so an intuitive approach to process ...
    • Remote Paleohydrograph Reconstruction of the Stockton Island Tombolo 

      Opersko, Dayna (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-01)
      Rising lake levels have become a concern for the coasts of Lake Superior and one such coastline is the Stockton Island Tombolo (SIT) that protects the Pine Barrens Habitat (PBH) in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ...
    • Salacious Sade and Perverted Poe: Perversity and the quest for knowledge from 1740 to 1895 

      Baldwin, Brittney (University of Waterloo, 2014)
      The purpose of this thesis is to examine the role of perversity within the Self as a quest for individual knowledge. Libertine and Gothic literature will be characterized as an individualized reflection on society’s ...
    • Second-Generation Stack Computer Architecture 

      LaForest, Charles Eric (University of Waterloo, 2007)
      It is commonly held in current computer architecture literature that stack-based computers were entirely superseded by the combination of pipelined, integrated microprocessors and improved compilers. While correct, the ...
    • Understanding Developer’s Decision Making in the Region of Waterloo 

      Tran, Jinny (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-12)
      Land development--the conversion of lands to occupiable structures--represents the collective activities of key agents, including: regulators (governing bodies), land developers, real estate agents, and consumers in the ...
    • Using The New 3D Digital Model Of Ontario’s Paleozoic Geology To Bridge Gaps In The Traditional Education Framework 

      Kamutzki, Jeremy (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-13)
      The demand for competent geoscientists and engineers is high, and the development of a new resource has addressed a gap in the traditional education framework. Spatial understanding is a key component of geoscience competency, ...
    • What's in a Subtitle Anyway? 

      Ellis, Katherine (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      This paper is a critical examination of the subtitling process. The film that is the subject of this paper is Rurouni Kenshin (2012), a film adapted from the previous media of manga and anime. The examination of subtitles ...
    • The Write Choice 

      Rupert, Spencer (University of Waterloo, 2009)
      This paper compares and contrasts movies, television, and video games from the perspective of the writer. This is done in order to determine which is the superior story telling medium. It is accomplished by examining how ...
    • Writing to Tell, Telling to Live: Reading the Storyteller in Alistair MacLeod's Short Fiction 

      Barclay, S. Vaughn (University of Waterloo, 2008)
      This essay examines the way Alistair MacLeod‘s short fiction formally and thematically invokes the presence of Walter Benjamin‘s oral "Storyteller" figure/and culture, elaborated in his 1936 essay, in order to ask broader ...


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