Recent Langara REB-Approved Studies 2014-2015


  • Peterson Masigan, "Assessing Methods in Nursing Simulation."

    The project's aim is to explore the different types of assessment methods used by nursing instructors to assess their students' learning when they use life like mannequins, connected to computers, to simulate real-life patient conditions.  Approval period April 8, 2015 to May 31 2015.

  • Clayton Munro, "Bridging the Divide: Exploring Collaborative Practice Between Academic and Student Affairs.

    The purpose of the study is to identify key factors that can help or hinder collaborative strategies between academic and student affairs in the the development of first hear student success initiatives in a post-secondary environment. Approval period February 15, 2015 to July 30, 2015.

  • Rich Lee, "Exploring the Perceptions of Clinical Instructors Who Taught Hearing Disabled Students."

    A purpose of the research is to explore the perception of nursing instructors who taught hearing disabled students to collect data to assist clinical nursing instructors who may teach students with hearing disabilities. Approval period February 3, 2015 to May 10, 2015.

  • Margo Nelson, "The Role of Cannabis in the Lives of Langara Students."

    The purpose of the study is to use the descriptive and correlational data provided by the research to explore patterns of cannabis use, attitudes about cannabis use, and associations between cannabis use and outcomes in areas such as academic, occupational, and social functioning as well as mental and physical health among students who opt to participate in the research. Approval period November 7, 2014 to July 31, 2015.

  • Jeffrey Webster, "A Sage and a Guru Walk into a Bar: Humour as an Integral Factor in Wisdom."

    The study surveys role of humour in exercising judgment. Approval period May 6, 2014 to July 6, 2014.

  • Laura Vail, "The Student Experience of Work Study in a College."

    The purpose of the study is to evaluate overall experience of the Student Work Assistance Program at Langara College. Approval period April 8, 2014 to July 31, 2014.

  • Maya Peled, "Engaging Young People to Prevent Violence against Women."

    McCreary Centre Society evaluation of MOSAIC’s project Engaging Young People to Prevent Violence Against Women on Post-Secondary Campuses. The project has entailed Langara students and staff taking part in dialogues around preventing gender-based violence. Participants created a Campus and Community plan that identified priority areas and recommendations for addressing violence and increasing community safety. Approval period February 16, 2014 to June 30, 2014.