Complete Schedule

This year's Annual Graduate Student Symposium was held on April 3, 2019. The Annual Graduate Student Symposium is coordinated by the Graduate College.

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Full Symposium Program (pdf) The official program distributed by the Graduate College in pdf format.

Schedule

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2019
Wednesday, April 3rd
11:00 AM

A New Canon

Randi Smith, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are the Deaf Stigmatized

Christina Fortuna, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ask Me: How Do People with Disabilities Feel About Themselves

Morgan Dobroski, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Depletion of Cognitive Resources May Not Affect Conservatives’ Endorsement of Binding Moral Foundations

Alivia Zubrod, University of Northern Iowa
Evan Stilgenbauer, University of Northern Iowa
Nathan Lewey, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Does Political Orientation Cause Us to See Things Differently?

Matthew Sedlacek, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

2019 Award

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Dying to Keep Languages Alive

Rebecca Lueth, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Early Play – Based Behavior Promotes Future Emergent Literature

Andi Edmister, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Effects of Exposure to Video Games on Aggression, Empathy, Sexism, & Prejudice

Chelsea Washburn, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Friendship: Understanding the Differing Perspectives of Young Adults with Autism and Their Peers Without Autism

Kelsey Johnson, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Including Students with Significant Disabilities in the General Education Classroom

Carissa Newman, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Investigation of the changes of preservice teachers' efficacy beliefs in teaching students with special needs

Pujaningsih Pujaningsih, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Letters in a Discipline: A Manifesto on the State of English

Danielle Dunagan, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Methods of Obtaining and Creating Pediatric Dysphagia Cases for Graduate Level Training

Sydney Kunzweiler, University of Northern Iowa
Olivia Steffen, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

2019 Award

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Negative Halo Effects in Ratings of ADHD and Conduct Problems

Helena Alacha, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Perceptions of Microaggressions and Consequences Differ by Political Orientation

Christina Fortuna, University of Northern Iowa
Jordan Newburg, University of Northern Iowa
Bre Kirpes, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Re-Assessing the Current Validity of the Bem Sex-Role Inventory

Christina Fortuna, University of Northern Iowa
Kurt Klobassa, University of Northern Iowa
Matthew Sedlacek, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Researchers' Acceptability of Questionable Research Practices Across Disciplines

Zachary Meehan, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Garner, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Second Grade Students Learn about Civil Engineers and Erosion

Andrea Anderson, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sex Differences in Adult ADHD Symptom

Anna Garner, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

2019 Award

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Effect of Teenagers' Sleeping Deprivation on Cognition/Academic Outcome and Obesity

DongYub Back, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Effectiveness of Using a Podcast to Teach Person-First Language

Kylie Wilson, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

2019 Award

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Threat as a Mediator of the Relationship between Political Orientation and Prejudice toward Immigrants

Nathan Lewey, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Working Memory & Executive Functioning: Treatment of Children with Specific Language Impairments (SLI)

Brittney Lenth, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Varriano, University of Northern Iowa

Poster Presentation

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

12:00 PM

Always Here: A 10-Minute Play, a Staged Reading

John Mason, University of Northern Iowa
Hannah Lane, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Broken Child

Shiqun Ou, University of Northern Iowa
Serena Hou, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Klezmer Dances by Goran Frost

Sayyod Mirzomurodov, University of Northern Iowa
Mariya Akhadjanova, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mother Had Said

Danielle Dunagan, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pietro Antonio Locatelli: The Baroque Virtuoso

Bethany Washington, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

2019 Award

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Silence

Randi Smith, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Spin in Place, Bury Our Years: An Iowan Lyr

Seth Thill, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

2019 Award

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Washington Variations: A New Composition for Solo Violin

Denzel Washington, University of Northern Iowa
Bethany Washington, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

What I (Should) Know For Sure: The Existentialism of English Studies

Eve Sanchez, University of Northern Iowa

Creative Performance

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

1:00 PM

A Comparative Study of Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S. and Singapore

Muhammad Intizom, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Laser Tracking System Using Arduino UNO and Matlab

Hamid Tahery, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Addressing the Academic, Emotional, and Cultural Needs of Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education

Tammy Harris, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

ADHD Symptoms and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in the Transition to College

Anna Garner, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Because Usually a Cigar Is Just a Cigar

Mary Chipman, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"Beyond Born This Way": Reconsidering Trans Narratives

Ashley Meyers, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Burdens of Proof: Factors that Affect Preferences for Unfalsifiability

Kurt Klobassa, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Commitment, Credibility, and Counterinsurgency: John F. Kennedy and South Vietnam 1961

Ryan Villarreal, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

De Vos a Tú: Voseo to Tuteo Accommodation and Language Attitudes Among Central American International Students in the United States and Mexico

Jose Salinas, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

English For the Vocational Classroom: How Vocational Instructors Can Help EFLL

Claudia Jimenez De La Hoz, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

English Language Learners of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: A Needs Assessment of the Immigrant and Refugee Population of the Greater Pittsburgh Area

Sarah Kilwein, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gender-Neutral Language in Chile: A Response Due to Absence of Representation

Claudia Pino Leuquen, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"Half-Breeds," Squatters, and Settler Colonialism in the Des Moines-Mississippi Confluence

Matthew Hill, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How to Lower Chronic Absenteeism Rates in Kindergarten Through Fifth-Grade Students

Morgan Eggert, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"If It Wasn't My Race, It Was Other Things like Being a Woman, or My Disability": A Qualitative Research Synthesis of Students of Color with Disabilities in Education

Shehreen Iqtadar, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Influential Factors of Student Teachers' Self-Efficacy in Teaching Students With Disabilities

Pujaningsih Pujaningsih, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Input and Output: Classroom Applications

Samantha Ribble, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Modeling and Optimized Scheduling of Virtual Power Plant using Particle Swarm Optimization

Hamid Tahery, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Modern Genocide: The Kosovo Refugee Crisis 1998-2004

Jacob Bartlett, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

My Discovery of Transnational Feminism: The Urge for Inclusion

Alia Afzal, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Out of Mind, Out of Sight: How Do Counselor Education Programs Train Students in Assessing Foreseeable Harm to Others?

Steven Dreesman, University of Northern Iowa
Kelvin Mackey, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play Element and Dynamics of Interaction in an Adult Second Language Classroom

Marine Pepanyan, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Real World Issues in Young Adult Fiction

Randi Smith, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reevaluating Teaching Materials in Southeast Asia

Amanda Albertsen, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teacher Well-Being: Voices in the Field

Abby Weiland, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Understanding ESL Undergraduate Students' Beliefs About Learner-Centered Instruction

Mahjabeen Hussain, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Unifying the English Major: Applying Process to Literary Studies

Jeffery Jones, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What’s In A Name? Measuring Potential Influence of Medical Cannabis Labels on Attitudes Towards Its Use

Dylan Pieper, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

With Great Power Comes Terrible Memes: Tracing Alt-Right Roots in the History of Spider-Man

Seth Thill, University of Northern Iowa

Oral Presentation

2019 Award

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM