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Open Access Theses

2012

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

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

2014

In Memory of Grandmother, Tetsuya Aboshi

THE UTILITY OF SECOND LANGUAGE BLOGGING: STUDENT PERCEPTIONS FROM ENGLISH WRITING COURSES IN SAUDI ARABIA, Rashed Saad Alaboudi

ENHANCED FIRST-FIT DECREASING ALGORITHM FOR ENERGY-AWARE TASK SCHEDULING IN CLOUD, ABDULRAHMAN M. ALAHMADI

SAUDI ESL LEARNERS' USE OF VOWEL DURATION AS A CUE FOR THE VOICING OF THE FOLLOWING STOP, Ahmed Abdullah Alahmadi

THE ACQUISITION OF THE ENGLISH VELAR NASAL /ŋ/ BY SAUDI SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH: ARE THERE DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS?, Saleha Hussain Al Ahmari

DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMICALLY MUTAGENIZED SOYBEAN POPULATIONS FOR IMPROVING SOYBEAN SEED OIL CONTENT AND FORWARD AND REVERSE GENETICS SCREENING, Alaa A. Alaswad

IMPROVING ONLINE COURSE SATISFACTION AND DELIVERY THROUGH QUALITY FUNCTION DEPLOYMENT, JALAL G. ALBALAWI

Six Operatic Scenes from Bram Stoker's Dracula, Danielle Elyse Aldach

Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling Enhanced Task Scheduling Technologies Toward Greener Cloud Computing, Eiman Ali Aldhahri

THE STUDY OF FAIFI SPEAKERS' LINGUISTIC ACCOMMODATION, Mohammed Alfaifi

THE USAGE OF NEWLY BORROWED COLOR TERMS IN ARABIC; GENDER AND REGIONAL VARIATIONS, Fahad Alghamdi

CODA CONSONANT CLUSTER PATTERNS IN THE ARABIC NAJDI DIALECT, Omar Ahmed Alkhonini

TRANSLATIONAL STUDIES OF TARGETING THE THROMBOXANE A2 RECEPTOR IN CANCER., Viola Allaj