There are two categories of theses in OpenSIUC: Campus Only Theses, and Open Access Theses. Open Access Theses may be downloaded by anyone. Campus Only Theses are only available for download to the SIUC community. Others should contact the interlibrary loan department of their local library.

Open Access Theses

2013

The Acquisition of the Nongeneric Uses of the English Definite Article the by Arabic Speakers of English, Aied M. Alenizi

WORD-INITIAL CONSONANT CLUSTER PATTERNS IN THE ARABIC NAJDI DIALECT, BANDAR ABDULAZIZ ALGHMAIZ

SYLLABIFICATION OF SINGLE INTERVOCALIC CONSONANTS IN THE ARABIC DIALECT OF SAKAKA CITY: EVIDENCE FROM A NONWORD GAME, Mamdouh Zaal M Alhuwaykim

John Dewey's Instrumentalism: A Cultural and Humanist View of Knowledge, Philip R. Allman

THE REALIZATION FOR THE ENGLISH VOICELESS POSTALVEOLAR AFFRICATE /tʃ/ IN NAJDI SAUDI ESL LEARNERS PRODUCTION, Abdullah Ahmed Alqarni

Effect of Time Constraint on Second Language Reading Comprehension, Hammad Alshammari

Natural Resource Management Knows No Bounds: A Case Study of the Cache River Joint Venture Partnership, Jennifer Ann Behnken

The Impact of Daycare and Child Temperament on Parent-Child Interactions, Kyle Bersted

Assessing Foreclosure and Crime at Street Segments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Blake Richard Christenson

An Examination of Memory in Children with Inattention, Hyperactivity, and Depressive Symptoms, Jordan Marie Constance

A model of contaminant transport, Saline Valley Aquifer, Gallatin County Illinois, Ryan William Cox

Investigating Denial of the Harmful Effects of Corporal Punishment in a Religious Context, Stephanie Grace Cox

THE EFFECTS OF PROPAGULE SOURCE, SOIL AMENDMENT, AND STOCK TYPE ON THE SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF GIANT CANE (ARUNDINARIA GIGANTEA (WALT.) MUHL.) ESTABLISHED AS A LOW MAINTENANCE NURSERY, David Dalzotto

Trade Liberalization and Agricultural Growth in Haiti, Elsie Despeignes

FORAGE QUALITY OF ANDROPOGON GERARDII ACROSS A PRECIPITATION GRADIENT, Juliette Donatelli

SUSTAINABILITY CURRICULUM INVENTORY AND LITERACY ASSESSMENT: THE INFLUENCE OF VALUES ON KNOWLEDGE OF AND PERCEIVED IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY COMPONENTS, David James Drogos

Socioeconomic Status and Social Class as Predictors of Career Adaptability and Educational Aspirations in High School Students, Alec Eshelman

Under construction: viewing manipulated space, Michael David Farrell Jr.

FLOOD LOSS ESTIMATE MODEL: RECASTING FLOOD DISASTER ASSESSMENT AND MITIGATION FOR HAITI, THE CASE OF GONAIVES, Guetchine Gaspard

PRESCHOOL TEACHERS' EARLY PERCEPTIONS OF EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, Shannon Susan Green

"Because I Like It? No, They Made Me Do It!!" Why Juveniles Engage In Sexting, Jennifer Ann Haegele

REGIONAL WINE QUALITY REPUTATION: THE PERCEPTIONS AND POSSIBILITIES IN THE SHAWNEE HILLS AVA, Garrett Adam Hoemmen

Patronage and Poetic Identity in Eighteenth-Century Laboring-Class Poetry: Mary Leapor, Ann Yearsley, and Janet Little, Kelly Joanne Hunnings

THE THIN LINE BETWEEN PROPAGANDA AND PERSUASION, Ryan Daniel Jenkins

Manufacturing Gallium Doped ZnO Thin Films Suitable for Use in Thin Film Transistors Using Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering, Timothy Russell Jones

Effect of Celebrity Endorsements on Treatment Choices Made by Professionals and Parents with Children Diagnosed with ASD, Jenika Karnik

ESTIMATION OF OPTIMAL PROTEIN TO ENERGY RATIO AND PERCENT SOYBEAN MEAL REPLACEMENT OF FISH MEAL IN JUVENILE SCAPHIRHYNCHUS STURGEON DIETS, Elliott C. Kittel

Deviant Peers, Opportunity, and Cyberbullying: A Theoretical Examination of a New Deviance, Charern Lee

Country Women: Back-to-the-Land Feminism and Radical Feminist Praxis in the Women's Liberation Movement, Jessica Louise Lynn

Contesting the Mainstream? Citizen News Platforms, the Alternative Paradigm, and the BP Oil Spill, Benjamin A. Lyons

Perfection: United Goal or Divisive Myth? A look into the concept of posthumanism and its theoretical outcomes in science fiction, Rebecca Leah McCarthy

Regional-climate and Local-microbial Controls on Ecosystem Processes During Grassland Restoration, Meredith Lynne Mendola

EFFECT OF BEAM-COLUMN INTERACTION ON AXIAL COMPRESSIVE FORCE IN POST-TENSIONED CONTINUOUS CONCRETE BEAM, Kojo Amponsah Nkuako

IDENTIFYING ENVIRONMENT OF ORIGIN OF ILLINOIS RIVER ASIAN CARP VIA OTOLITH MICROCHEMISTRY AND STABLE ISOTOPE ANALYSES, Jacob Dylan Norman

The Oaxaca Barrio in Teotihuacan: Mortuary Customs and Ethnicity in Mesoamerica's Greatest Metropolis, Maria Teresa Palomares Rodriguez

The sound of music: The influence of evoked emotion on recognition memory for musical excerpts across the lifespan, Sherrie L. Parks

An Examination of Delay Discounting in Sex Offenders with Dual Diagnoses, Chad A. Poncinie

EFFECT OF SUBSTRATE COMPOSITION ON MICROBIAL DIVERSITY AND EFFICIENCY OF in situ PILOT-SCALE PASSIVE SULFATE-REDUCING BIOREACTORS TREATING ACID MINE DRAINAGE, Charles Wayne Pugh

Topographic Position and Land Cover Effects on Soil Organic Carbon Distribution of Loess-Veneered Hillslopes in the Central United States, Thomas Rhanor

RELATIONSHIP OF CHILDHOOD ACTIVITY TO LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION SPECIALIZATION AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS, Alexandra Sandoval

The Modern Moral Individual In Hegel's Phenomenology Of Spirit, Rory Sazama

Facebook as Social Support for a One-Time Weight Loss Intervention Among College Students, Erica Seely

THE EFFECT OF CONDTIONAL DISCRIMINATION TRAINING ON CHOICE MAKING IN CHILDREN DURING `PRE-GAMBLING' ACTIVITIES, Leigha S. Shoup

An Investigation of the Beam-Column and the Finite-Element Formulations for Analyzing Geometrically Nonlinear Thermal Response of Plane Frames, Baikuntha Silwal

Discourse of Defection: Political Representation of North Koreans, Bethany Ann Stallings

EFFECTIVENESS OF TEXT-MESSAGING IN SPANISH VOCABULARY TEACHING / LEARNING, Flavia Melisa Velasquez

"OH, YOU ARE AN EXCEPTION!" ACADEMIC SUCCESS AND BLACK MALE STUDENTS RESISTANCE TO SYSTEMIC RACISM, LaCharles Travell Ward

2012

STUDY OF PARTICLE SWARM FOR OPTIMAL POWER FLOW IN IEEE BENCHMARK SYSTEMS INCLUDING WIND POWER GENERATORS, Mohamed A. Abuella

Exploring the Guilt-Proneness of Non-Traditional Students, Kristian Leigh Alton

EVALUATION OF SOYBEAN RECOMBINANT INBRED LINES FOR YIELD POTENTIAL AND RESISTANCE TO SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME, James Arthur Anderson

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS GIS MAPPING FOR NEXT GENERATION 9-1-1, William Lee Barrett

Organizational Structure and Institutional Support for USDA Forest Service Partnerships, Lori Ann Barrow

A Vacation Within a Vacation: An Examination of How Child Participation in Day Programs During Family Vacations Influences Parental Satisfaction With The Vacation, Kathrin Mirjam Birchler

MOTIVATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING SETTINGS: THE CASE OF ARABIC IN THE USA, Abdelmohssen Bouteldjoune

Voice of Women in Byzantine Music Within the Greek Orthodox Churches in America, Rachel Nicole Brashier

Sex Estimation from the Clavicle: A Discriminant Function Analysis, Megan Kathleen Cleary

Modeling the distribution of meadows in arid and semi-arid Patagonia, Argentina: assessing current distribution and predicting response to climate change, Ramiro Daniel Crego

IS THERE JUSTICE IN TRAUMA? A PATH ANALYSIS OF BELIEF IN A JUST WORLD, COPING, MEANING MAKING, AND POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH IN FEMALE SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS, Danielle Grace Fetty

EVALUATION OF GROWING MEDIA FOR ANNUAL HERB PRODUCTION IN GREEN ROOF MODULAR TRAYS, Mary Margaret Fischer

Improving the reliability of wind power through spatially distributed wind generation, Samuel Martin Fisher

DO LARGE, INFREQUENT DISTURBANCES RELEASE ESTUARINE WETLANDS FROM COASTAL SQUEEZING?, Jesse Fruchter

PATTERNS IN ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF WETLAND FUNCTIONING AND SPECIES COMPOSITION IN A COMPLEX PEATLAND, Jeremy A. Graham

Nesting Ecology of Ducks in Dense Nesting Cover and Restored Native Plantings in Northeastern North Dakota, Ryan D. Haffele

THE PRAGMATIC ROLE OF CODE-SWITCHING AND SIMULTANEOUS PRODUCTION DURING PLAY CONTEXTS OF BIMODAL BILINGUAL HEARING CHILDREN OF DEAF PARENTS, John R. Hanson

NARRATIVES OF ABUSE: A GLIMPSE INTO THE LIVES OF BATTERED WOMEN AND THE MAKING OF THE FILM, IN THE EYES OF OTHERS, Elisa Herrmann

IS IT REALLY MORE EXPENSIVE TO EAT HEALTHY FOODS? A CASE STUDY APPROACH, Laura Elizabeth Hilliard

Motivation and Attitudes Toward Learning French in the University's Foreign Language Classroom, Brianna Johnson

THE USE OF STOMP TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF HETEROGENEITY ON LNAPL POOL CONFIGURATION, Saroj Kandel

Interactionist Labeling: Formal and Informal Labeling's Effects on Juvenile Delinquency, Daniel Ryan Kavish

EVIDENCE OF MARINE CONDITIONS IN THE UPPER PART OF THE DEGONIA SANDSTONE (ELVIRAN STAGE, CHESTERIAN SERIES) IN THE ILLINOIS BASIN, John Michael Larson

Genetic Admixture and Tooth Size in an Enslaved Population from Newton Plantation, Barbados, Susannah Munson

THE IMPACT OF BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE AND TIME CONSTRAINT ON READING COMPREHENSION OF VIETNAMESE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, Trang Thi Thuy Nguyen

GENETIC MODIFICATIONS WITHIN THE GLUCONEOGENIC ORGANS FOLLOWING ILEAL INTERPOSITION IN NON-DIABETIC RATS: A ROLE OF GLUT2, Shwetha Ravichandran

SPECIFIC GAGE ANALYSIS ON THE LOWER WHITE RIVER, ARKANSAS, Adam Levis Shaffner

Vitamin D Deficiency And Cultural Influences Among Muslim Women in Southern Illinois, Durar Kassim Shakir

POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY UTILIZATION DEVELOPMENT IN HONG KONG, Steve Sitt

How Parents Use Television to Enrich Their Children's Cultural Identity: The Case Study of Shalom Sesame and Jewish Life, Elizabeth Michele Spezia

Graphene Membranes as Electron Transparent Windows for Environmental Spectroscopy and Microscopy, Joshua D. Stoll

Perceptions and Satisfaction of Healthy Food Choices Among College-Aged Females in a Self-Serve Dining Facility Setting, Kristin Timken

THE EFFECT OF BEHAVIORAL SKILLS TRAINING FOR DENTAL HYGIENE STUDENTS ON TREATMENT OF SPECIAL NEEDS PATIENTS DURING DENTAL CARE PROCEDURES, Tracy A. Tufenk

LATE SPRING SURVEY AND RICHNESS ESTIMATION OF THE AQUATIC BENTHIC INSECT COMMUNITY IN THE UPPER PORTION OF THE LUSK CREEK WATERSHED, Jacqueline Turner

Influence of coffee vermicompost on growth and nutrient quality of greenhouse spinach and field grown green bell peppers, April Lorraine Vigardt

Spatial and demographic ecology of Texas horned lizards within a conservation framework, Alexander J. Wolf

2011

Common Crowd Dynamics: Shaping Behavioral Intention Models, Marcel Bouchard

A COMPARISON OF NATIVE AND COLONIAL AMERICAN CONCEPTIONS OF SELF: IMPLICATIONS FOR COMPETING WORLD-VIEWS, Marjorie R. Cavey

A SOUND FOR RECOGNITION: BLUES MUSIC AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY, Remy Corbet

FOREST CARBON MAPPING AND SPATIAL UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS: COMBINING NATIONAL FOREST INVENTORY DATA AND LANDSAT TM IMAGES, Andrew Lawrence Fleming

Youth In Revolt. How Suburban Youth of the 1950s Rejected the Contradictions of an Affluent Society in Favor of Apocalyptic Zombies and Chicken Runs, Michele Leigh Goostree

EROSION FROM A CROSS COUNTRY GAS PIPELINE IN THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS, Bridget Mae Harrison

EFFECT OF SIGNAGE AND SUGGESTIVE SELLING ON SALES OF HEALTHY FOOD OPTIONS IN A UNIVERSITY SETTING, Ashley Lynn Hoffman

The Chicago Method of Excavation at Kincaid, Jessica Ruth Howe

AN ASSESSMENT OF CWA SECTION 303(d) PRIORITIZATION OF IMPAIRED WATER BODIES IN ILLINOIS, Daniel Jablonski

The Importance of Being Useless: Revolution and Judgment in 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', Marshall Lewis Johnson

The role of coastal plant community response to climate change: implications for restoring ecosystem resiliency, Hannah June Kalk

Anatonical Correlates of Executive Functioning in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Developmental Dyslexia, Jacqueline Marie Klaver

Maximizing the System Lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks using Improved Routing Algorithm, Karthik Kuppaswamy

G (alpha) 12 Is Required For Thromboxane A2 To Regulate Tumor Cell Motility, Babar Malik

CORPORATE CONTROL: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CHANGING OWNERSHIP ON NEWSPAPER ENDORSEMENTS, Ruth Clarisse Moon

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT IN NANOFLUIDS -MATHEMATICAL MODEL, Anand Natchimuthu Chinnaraj

Everywhere You Look, Jeffrey Alan Nichols