Ashley Ward

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This paper discusses the potential for web-based peer assessment, based on the numerous possibilities for different communication patterns that the technology affords. It describes and compares two novel web-based peer assessment systems for computer programming courses, and discusses their deployment on large programming modules. The results indicate that(More)
In this paper, we describe an environment developed to support a rich learning experience in which practice and theory in relational databases are better integrated, enabling students from various backgrounds to appreciate the significance of relational theory and the logical flaws in SQL. Our lightweight open source software includes the aspects of a(More)
Ashley K. Ward is a second-year Ph.D. student in the clinical psychology program in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. Her current research interests are in the areas of developmental criminology, antisocial and delinquent behavior in children and adolescents, and substance use disorders in adolescents and adults. His research interests(More)
A novel SNP was discovered within the promoter region of alcohol dehydrogenase 1C (ADH1C c.-64T>C), the C allele eliminating a potential binding site for the transcription factor C/EPBα. The purpose of this study was to examine if an interaction between this SNP and vitamin A restriction had an effect on carcass characteristics in beef cattle. Following(More)
1 Long-term follow-up of criminal activity with adjudicated youth in Ontario: Identifying offence trajectories and predictors/correlates of trajectory group membership for assisting with the data collection and coding. We are grateful to the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments. The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do(More)
Previously, the single nucleotide polymorphism in alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1C c.-64T>C) was shown to have an association with intramuscular fat (IMF) in the longissimus thoracis (LT) muscle when vitamin A was limited in finishing rations of beef steers. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimum vitamin A supplementation level, in combination(More)
A 59 year-old woman with chronic renal disease presented in renal failure with a creatinine of 4.1 mg %. She had had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass performed 10 years earlier. A diagnosis of oxalate nephropathy was made on renal biopsy. Oxalate nephropathy is a known complication of gastric bypass. Calcium and oxalate in the intestine form calcium oxalate(More)