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Open Access Theses

2014

SAUDI L2 LEARNERS' KNOWLEDGE AND PERCEPTIONS OF ACADEMIC ENGLISH SLANG, Anood Sarai Albalawi

THE PERCEPTION OF ENGLISH SYLLABLE-FINAL NASALS BY SAUDI ESL LEARNERS, Turki Nafea Alharbi

THE USE OF READING STRATEGIES IN ARABIC BY NATIVE AND NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS, Fahad Alolayan

INTERLANGUAGE IDIOMATICS:THE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH IDIOMS BY SAUDI LEARNERS, Halah Banjar

Evaluation of General and Specific Assistive Technology Knowledge Among Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Environments, Randall Boen

An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Geography in Sustainability Education, Makayla Jane Bonney

Pollution, Purification, and the Scapegoat: Religion and Violence in the Trial of Socrates, Philip Brewer

Axe-Heads and Mississippian Political Economy: A St. Francois Provenance Study, Rosanna Yvonne Crow

ENERGY DRINKS: FACTORS THAT INFLUNCE COLLEGE STUDENTS' CONSUMPTION, Nameer Nassir Faris

Monitoring drought intensity in Illinois with a combined index, GUANLING FENG

Putting Men Back in the Menstrual Cycle: A Qualitative Analysis of Men's Perceptions of Menstruation, Katherine Fishman

Transitions, Krista Rose Frohling

Dynamics of Early-Season Weed Management and Soybean Nutrition, Nick T. Harre

Processing Trauma: Reading Art in 9/11 Novels, Karen Kruse Heinemann

Home Economics Programs Within Higher Education: A Typology, Sara Holtzman

Probability Discounting of the Quality of Sexual Relationships, Aimee Colleen Howard

Late Woodland Ceramic Decorative Styles in the Lewis Phase of the Lower Ohio Valley: An Investigation of Social Connectedness, Wesley Albertus Jackson

Regulation of glucose metabolism by Alox8, Rabindra Karki

CAMPUS RECYCLING - INFLUENCES AND DECISIONS, Brooke Ann Lopeman

A SCALE TO MEASURE THE COMPLEXITY AND PERCEPTUAL-COGNITIVE SKILLS IN SOCCER, Maurici Abraham Lopez Felip

An Examination of George Orwell's Newspeak through Politeness Theory, Byron Scott Millard

DOES RACE MATTER?: EXAMINING DIFFERENCES IN INTRACULTURAL AND INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIPS, Megan Marie Morrison

EFFECT OF OPTOGENETIC STIMULATION ON NEUROPLASTICITY OF THE EMBRYONIC CHICK MOTOR SYSTEM, Ernest Kwesi Ofori

TEACHERS' ATTITUDE TOWARD BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT IN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS FOR STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN THAILAND, Manisara Palawat

JUDAS KISS: HOW NEVER RATTING ON YOUR FRIENDS & ALWAYS KEEPING YOUR MOUTH SHUT DOES NOT APPLY TO STREET SNITCHES, Joseph John Pashea, Jr.

Plant Responses to Increased Experimental Nitrogen Deposition in a Boreal Peatland, Meaghan Petix

The Philosophical Significance of Slave Narratives, Darian Spearman

Wideband and Narrowband Spectrum Sensing Methods Using Software Defined Radios, Jason Karl Stegman

EMPIRE IN THE AMERICAN WEST: A NEW HISTORICIST INTERROGATION OF NARRATIVE IN OWEN WISTER'S THE VIRGINIAN, WILLA CATHER'S DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP, AND CORMAC MCCARTHY'S ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, Brian Patrick Steinbach

TELICITY AND THE DEVELOPMENTAL ACQUISITION OF THE ENGLISH PRESENT PERFECT BY L1 SPANISH SPEAKERS, VIRGINIA TERAN

Characterization of Impulse Noise and Hazard Analysis of Impulse Noise Induced Hearing Loss using AHAAH Modeling, Qing Wu

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