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

2011

An External Focus of Attention Enhances Isometric Wall Sit Endurance Time: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of the Attentional Focus Effect, Russell Patrick Nolan

VEGETATION STRUCTURE, LIGHT AVAILABILITY, AND SEDIMENT DEPOSITION WITHIN SINKHOLE BUFFERS ASSOCIATED WITH TRACKED AND WHEELED VEHICLE TRAINING AT FORT KNOX, KENTUCKY, Klairoong Pattumma

Quantifying and manipulating spatiotemporal trends in rodent space use and consumption rates on incidentally encountered prey, Tyler Evan Schartel

The competitive response of Panicum virgatum cultivars to non-native invasive species in southern Illinois, Lauren Michele Schwartz

Characterization of two distinct hfq genes in Burkholderia cenocepacia HI2424, Samantha Sue Sellers

P-DELTA EFFECTS ON STEEL MOMENT FRAMES WITH REDUCED BEAM SECTION CONNECTION, Anuj Man Shakya

PERFORMANCE OF LINEAR DECISION COMBINER FOR PRIMARY USER DETECTION IN COGNITIVE RADIO, Munawwar Mahmud Sohul

Serious Play: Evaluating the Comedic, Political and Religious Relationships Between The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and South Park, Noah Jerome Springer

Virtual Civics - Digital Media in the Classroom, Shane Alexander Turnage

Cela y Pascual: vidas con puntos de encuentro, Irma Ines Villadiego

POLICE PROGRAMS, CANINES, AND CONTINGENCY THEORY: AN EXPLANATION OF CANINE NUMBERS AMONG LARGE POLICE DEPARTMENTS, David Wayne Welker

2010

Managing the Magic: Technical Direction of The Secret Garden, Bryce Dale Allen

Adult Education: Motivation and Recruitment of Working Adults in the Pursuit of Higher Education, Deborah R. Barnett

Continuity in Technological Change: A Political Economic Analysis of Digital Film Exhibition, Benjamin J. Birkinbine

The Life Effectiveness of Wilderness Adventure Leaders, Cory Maria Dack

MITOCHONDRIAL CONTROL REGION VARIATION AMONG THE SUBSPECIES OF SARUS CRANE (GRUS ANTIGONE), Ranajit Das

The effects of two insecticides on California anurans (Rana sierrae and Pseudacris sierra) and the implications for declining amphibian populations., David Dimitrie

The influence of auditory cues on visual spatial perception, Joseph W. Geeseman

Routine Activities Theory: An Empirical Test in a Rural Setting, Eric Heiple

CONTAMINATION EVENTS AND LINKAGES IN WORLD RICE MARKETS, Mana-anya Iemsam-arng

SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND CULTURE: APPLYING CROSS-NATIONAL INDICATORS OF CRIMINAL VIOLENCE TO DOMESTIC TERRORISM, Travis Shane Irwin

Attitudes Toward Hazaragi, Abedin Jamal

EXPLORING STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF THE ENGLISH 101 PORTFOLIO SYSTEM AT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE, Stephen Eric Johnson

IMPACTS OF HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID ON TSUGA CANADENSIS FOREST COMMUNITIES IN GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, USA, Kurt J. Krapfl

Variables affecting hand sanitizer use in public facilities, Amy Katherine Loukus

The Effect of Dividing Attention on the Maintenance of Object Representations, Jillian Christine Mayer

In-Service Elementary Teachers' Familiarity, Interest, Conceptual Knowledge, and Performance on Science Process Skills, Erin Miles

FEMALE REACTION TO MALE URINE SCENTS AS POTENTIAL INDICATOR OF MATE CHOICE IN CAPTIVE CHEETAHS (ACINONYX JUBATUS), Regina Helen Mossotti

An Analysis of Current Intersection Support and Falls in United States Coal Mines and Recommendations to Improve Safety, Allen Robert Mueller

Identification of disease resistance networks in Maize involved in resistance to Aspergillus flavus and to aflatoxin accumulation, Aparna Natarajan

Prevalence and Timing of Enamel Hypoplasias in the Vagnari Skeletal Sample (1st - 4th centuries A.D.), Chrystal Lea Nause

THE MOBILIZATION OF MEMORY: THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO IN GERMAN AND BRITISH MEMORY, 1815-1915, Kevin Pryor

Group-Based Authentication Mechanisms for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks, Marshall K. Riley

CONSEQUENCE OF PREMATURE AND CHRONIC LUTEINIZING HORMONE RECEPTOR ACTIVATION ON TESTICULAR SPERMATOGENIC CELL DEVELOPMENT, Jesse F. Roewer

THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN OF YOUTH AT A YMCA YOUTH ADVENTURE CAMP, Sarah A. Schneider

THE EFFECTS OF A COMMUNITY-BASED LIFESTYLE, Cassidy Maria Scoggins

EVALUATION OF THE TAB-SIMCO ACID MINE DRAINAGE TREATMENT SYSTEM: WATER CHEMISTRY, PERFORMANCE AND TREATMENT PROCESSES, Yosief Teklehaimanot Segid

LOW-POWER TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION REGISTER (SAR) ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTERS, Ramgopal Sekar

EFFECTS OF INTERNAL FIELDS IN QUANTUM DOTS, Sasi Sekaran Sundaresan

The Historical Figures of the Birthday Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, Marva J. Watson

From Seed to Fruit: A Posthuman Journey From Stage to Page, Nicole E. Wood

2009

TRACING THE "ENIGMATIC" LATE POSTCLASSIC NAHUA-PIPIL (A.D. 1200-1500): ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDY OF GUATEMALAN SOUTH PACIFIC COAST, Carlos A. Batres

AUSTRAL AUTUMN AND WINTER SEASONAL AFFECTS ON BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL COMMUNITIES: BRANSFIELD AND NORTHERN GERLACHE STRAITS, Laura Anne Bordelon

Fire History and Current Stand Structure Analysis of a Midwestern Black Oak Sand Savanna, Cody Douglas Considine

Perceptions and attitudes of college science students regarding carrers in clinical laobratory science, Maureen L. Doran

Thermoregulation of Capsule Production of Streptococcus pyogenes Strain HSC5, Trilce Michelle Galeas

Solving Conflict in Academic Contexts: a Comparison of U.S. and Taiwanese College Students, Li-Jung Huang

UNDERSTANDING THE LINK BETWEEN ETHANOL PRODUCTION AND FOOD PRICES, Nathalia Ferreira Monteiro

Improving Computer Game Bots' behavior using Q-Learning, Purvag Patel

ASSEMBLY & JOINTURE: A Tectonics of Place & Structure in the Mississippi Heartland Delta, Matthew J. Pica

Structural Response Including Vertical Component of Ground Motion, Alex Joseph Piolatto

REORGANIZATION OF MASSIVE MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS: MOTL/O, Aruntej Seelam

An Evaluation of Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos and Ipomoea pandurata as host plants of the specialist bee, Ptilothrix bombiformis (Apoidea: Emphorini) and the role of floral scent chemistry in host-selection., Melissa Diane Simpson

Theodore Wilson Thompson: Southern Illinois Pioneer, Elisha L. Szyjka

Classifying the Fire Regime Condition Class for Upland Oak-Hickory Forests, Paul David Tikusis

The watchdog role of newspapers: Newspaper coverage of Sinclair Broadcasting's announcement to air a one-sided documentary right before the 2004 presidential election., Greta Kaye Weiderman

Campus Theses

2013

A Resolver-to-Digital Converter Design & Implementation Using A DSP, Nezar Yehya Abou Qamar

Comparative study of complete- mix and plug flow first-order kinetic models of constructed wetlands., Louis Akainya Ackah

TEACHING PERSPECTIVE TAKING USING IMAGINATIVE PLAY IN TYPICALLY DEVELOPING CHILDREN, Jenn Aguero

MAINTENANCE OF INTRUSIVE MEMORIES IN AN UNSELECTED UNDERGRADUATE SAMPLE: THE ROLES OF COPING STRATEGIES, NEGATIVE APPRAISALS, AND PERCEPTIONS OF CONTROL, Megan Aiello

CHARACTERIZATION OF RECYCLED CONCRETE AGGREGATES (RCA) FROM AN OLD FOUNDATION STRUCTURE FOR ROAD PAVEMENT WORKS, Moses Akentuna

EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A PCM SOLAR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM, Oluwaseun Sunday Alajo

DIFFICULTIES IN PRONOUNCING AND PERCEIVING ENGLISH WORD-FINAL CONSONANT CLUSTERS AMONG SAUDI ESL LEARNERS, Obied Al-Aqlobi

TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF YOUTUBE AS A POTENTIAL LEARNING RESOURCE FOR ENGLISH EDUCATION IN LIBYA, Muhamed Ahmed Albaddi

ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH FLAP AMONG SAUDI SPEAKERS, SARAH ABDULLAH ALDOSSARI

Financing Identity: The Ramapough's Ethnogenesis, Indian Gaming, and the Federal Acknowledgment Process, Paul Craig Alexander

CODE SWITCHING AMONG BILINGUAL SAUDIS ON FACEBOOK, SAEEDA HASSAN ALFAIFI

SAUDI ESL LEARNERS' AWARENESS OF VOICING EFFECT ON THE PRECEDING VOWEL DURATION IN CVC WORDS, Nief Aied Al-Gamdi

SAUDI LEARNERS’ PRONUNCIATION DIFFICULTIES WITH THE ENGLISH VOICELESS BILABIAL STOP /p/, Khalaf Naif Alharbi

HIGH LEVEL SYNTHSIS FOR A NETWORK ON CHIP TOPOLOGY, Baraa Saeed Ali

Experimental Verification and Comparison of Different Stabilizing Controllers for a Rotary Inverted Pendulum, Ammar Abdulhussein AL-Jodah

A Tale of Two Generations: Re-Establishing Young Adult Literature in the Contemporary Classroom, Erin Michelle Allen

A DEEP LOOK INTO A ROMANTIC-ERA BURLESQUE: JOHN POOLE`S HAMLET TRAVESTIE (1810); A DISTORTING MIRROR REFLECTS A DEFORMED IMAGE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE`S HAMLET., AHMED AL-MUDHAFFER

TOWARD ENERGY-EFFICIENT SCHEDULING USING WEIGHTED ROUND-ROBIN AND VM REUSE, Abdulaziz Mohammed Alnowiser

PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS IN THE PRODUCTION OF THE VOICED LABIODENTAL FRICATIVE /v/ BY SAUDI SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH, Abdullah Nijr Alotaibi

Object Detection and Tracking, Moatasem Yaseen Al-Ridha

A PRAGMATIC STUDY OF THE COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLE AND GRICE'S MAXIMS IN LOIS LOWRY'S THE GIVER, Hayder Tuama Jasim Al-Saedi

Brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Are the Metaphors Necessary?, Kayla M. Alvis

The Use of Melodic Intonation Therapy in the Clinical Setting, Linnea Mae Anderson

THE CONCEPTION OF THE PRODUCTIVE IMAGINATION IN THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON: KANT AND HEIDEGGER, David Robert Antonini

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' MOTIVATION TO TAKE FIRST AND SECOND YEAR FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES; HOW TEACHERS CAN INCREASE THAT MOTIVATION, Majdah Aseeri

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ROLE OF PHASEOLINONE PRODUCED BY MACROPHOMINA PHASEOLINA IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHARCOAL ROT ON SOYBEAN, Negar Azarmanesh

Wettability Studies and its Role in Coal and Quartz Dust Control, Bhaskar Bariar

THE INFLUENCES OF COUNSELORS' RACE, MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING COMPETENCY, AND CLIENTS' RACIAL IDENTITY ON AFRICAN AMERICANS' COUNSELOR PREFERENCE, Brittany Nicole Beasley

Evaluation of Preference and Subsequent Stimulus Engagement Among Older Adults with Dementia, Stefanie Marie Beattie

The Use of Paste Backfill to Increase Long-Term Mine Stability and Coal Extraction: A theoretical study for Illinois Basin room and pillar coal mines, Donovan Benton

IMPLICATION OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON LAND USE LAND COVER DYNAMICS IN KAGERA CATCHMENT, EAST AFRICA, Robel Ogbaghebriel Berakhi

FABRICATION OF A DRY SEPARATOR SYSTEM FOR THE EXTRACTION OF CENOSPHERES AND IT'S CHARACTERIZATION, Sudha Bhusal

An Assessment of Efficacy of an Intervention for Environmental Symptoms of Self-Neglect Among Older Adults, Sarah Marie Bocock

Evaluating Stream and Wetland Restoration Success on Surface Mines in Southern Illinois, Blair Borries

Mature Cabernet Franc Vine and Groundcover Ecosystem Response to Vineyard Aisle Managed Cover Crops, Sarah Elizabeth Bowman

EXPLORING OPTIMAL GENDER ASSIGNMENT THEORY FOR ENGLISH LOANWORDS IN GERMAN, Tanja Jennifer Burkhard

Effect of Salt and NAPL on Electrical Resistivity of Local Soil and Kaolinite mixed with Sand, Sandeep Goud Burra

Effectiveness of a Computer-based Cognitive Defusion Intervention for Believability and Discomfort of Problematic Thoughts in Adolescents with Autism, Jacob Bush

IDENTIFYING MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FROGEYE LEAF SPOT IN ILLINOIS, Margaret Theresa Butera

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stimulus Pairing Observation Procedure and Multiple Exemplar Instruction: Establishing Listener and Tact relations with Children with Developmental Disabilities, Brittany Byrne

Marriage and Class in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction, Ellen Catherine Campbell

Long-term Temporary Employees: Perceptions of Rights and Representation, Gina L. Carey

Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of PEAK Training, Josie Carman

EFFECTS OF STEARIDONIC ACID-ENRICHED SOYBEAN OIL ON METABOLIC PROFILE AND FATTY ACID COMPOSITION IN LEAN AND OBESE ZUCKER RATS, John Casey