Electronic Theses and Dissertations

 

All UNI graduate programs require a culmination work, such as a dissertation, thesis, or graduate research paper, before awarding a graduate degree. This collection includes theses and dissertations submitted electronically. From this page, you can browse our theses and dissertations by academic department or by the year of completion. Some theses and dissertations are not eligible for open access.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Examining early childhood special education teachers' practices for supporting children's social emotional competence, Suad Mohammed Abuzaid Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Ecocritical post-colonial studies on humans, land, and animals, Alia Afzal Open Access Thesis

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Intergroup contact theory and global perspective in students who study abroad, Salomi Aladia Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Examining the supportive employment practices used by Project SEARCH: A descriptive study, Saeed A. Almalki Open Access Dissertation

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Current practices of co-teaching in an elementary inclusive school: Moving toward effective co-teaching relationship, Mona Nassir Al Nassir Open Access Dissertation

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A "Little House on the Prairie" education: Creating a Wilder identity, Victoria Anez Bertelsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Viride: An Iowa gothic, Rachel Iolene Bing Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An experimental study of non-metallic inclusions precipitation and its effect on impact toughness variations in low alloy steel subjected to complex deoxidation, Pavel Bizyukov Open Access Dissertation

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Saving local communities using scrip money to fight the Great Depression in north central Iowa, Bryan Carl Bjorklund Open Access Thesis

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The impact of peer coaching on peer relationships and the distribution of knowledge in pre-service teachers, Kelsey J. Bowers Open Access Thesis

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An instrumental case study of understanding familial communication in families with hearing parents and deaf children, Polly Brekke Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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For two or two hundred: A workbook for making a difference, C. A. Brimmer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Aquatic managers of Northeast Iowa: A description of current practices of staff training and implementation detailing competencies, frequency, and evaluation, Tracy N. Carey Open Access Thesis

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Food insecurity and the elder male: exploring the gap from needing food to the utilization of assistance programs, Gale Carlson Open Access Dissertation

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Living and teaching for social justice: teacher educators' stories and experiences, Courtney Kay Clausen Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Wearable and other stories, Jennifer Corrigan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Students' perceptions of the impacts of dual enrollment programs on later college experiences, Caralee K. Doak Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Protests, pageants, and publications: Narratives of labor agitators, 1913-1914, Jayme Edmund Open Access Thesis

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The power of team in IEP meetings, Caroline Elser Open Access Dissertation

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The civic and political engagement of Latinos in Omaha, Nebraska, Christian Israel Espinosa Torres Open Access Thesis

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Lead content of lip balms: A cross sectional convenience sample with exposure assessment estimating an average daily intake for young children, Julie Grunklee Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in violin, Hannah Rae Howland Open Access Thesis

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Head above water weighing: A valid method to measure body fat storage?, Molly Lin Hussey Open Access Thesis

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Improving learning center usage verification processes using Six Sigma, Latricia C. Hylton Open Access Dissertation

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A graduate recital in piano, Elisabed Imerlishvili Open Access Thesis

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A multiscale assessment of wind energy resources and suitability in the Russian arctic, Narmina Iusubova Open Access Thesis

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Breaking out the monster in Lara Croft, Ashley Patricia Jones Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of youth participation in athletics, Jonathan Wayne Klein Open Access Thesis

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Multiplex relationships and the impact on rural science education, Peter Nicholas Knutson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Certified nonprofit professionals early career decisions and college student loan debt, Kristina Elizabeth-Ann Kofoot Open Access Thesis

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Exploring relational self-efficacy: The influences of shyness and attachment, Jake Daniel Kuklinski Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in piano, Jennifer Regina LeGarde Open Access Thesis

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Leishmania infantum infection at the cellular and organismal levels: Foamy macrophages and sex-dependent response, Ryan David Lockard Open Access Thesis

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Iowa schoolmarms: The significance of rural schools and the feminization movement, 1865-1920, Ashley Nicole Loper Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in piano, Yizhou Luo Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Identifying meaningful patient health outcomes among the athletic population, Tricia Lyn Majewski-Schrage Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Afro culture and performance within the bar space, Jessany Maldonado Open Access Thesis

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Gender differences in cognitive dissonance reduction strategies for partner's physical attractiveness, Lijing Ma Open Access Thesis

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder stigma: Accurate and inaccurate portrayals in electronic media, Camille Mirabelle Marie Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate voice recital abstract, MaKayla McDonald Open Access Thesis

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Estimating energy fluxes and evapotranspiration of corn and soybean with an unmanned aircraft system in Ames, Iowa, Áthila Gevaerd Montibeller Open Access Thesis

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Seth Nordin in recital, Matthew Seth Nordin Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of transgender populations: An educational module to increase knowledge and reduce negative attitudes, Dacia Kay Oberhelman Open Access Thesis

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The effects of metolachlor exposure on the THP-1 alveolar monocyte and macrophage function, Jared S. Parmater Open Access Thesis

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Gender differences associated with combat-related and military sexual assault-related post-traumatic stress disorder, Marjorie Perkins Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in conducting, Lucas Harry Petersen Open Access Thesis

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Sick of deviants: How the behavioral immune system may impact responses to violated norms, Neal G. Pollock Open Access Thesis

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Effects of lumbopelvic stabilization program in young, non-elite, community-based gymnasts, Miranda Katherine Pomije Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Blair Remmers, Tenor & James Jenkins, Piano, Blair Remmers Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Anti-proliferative effect of hibernating American bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, blood plasma on the THP-1 cells, Sean L. Robbins Open Access Thesis

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A survey of butterfly diagrams for knots and links, Mark Ronnenberg Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in viola, Andrea Carolina Del Pilar Sánchez Ruiz Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of content knowledge, specialized content knowledge, peer analysis and self-analysis on pre-service physical education teachers' error detection abilities, Debra S. Sazama Open Access Dissertation

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Impact of teacher scientist partnerships on high school students' perceptions of science, Kevin John Schneider Open Access Thesis

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Is Iowa making the grade? An assessment of K-12 health education programs in public schools, Jamie L. R. Sebring Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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JFK: A body of evidence - 1955-1965, Vicki J. Simpson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in voice, Noelle Smith Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Proof of concept and feasibility assessment of manufacturing a portable bio-char reactor, Saeed Zaher Soleimani Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A case study analyzing the traits, programs, actions, and beliefs necessary to overcome the correlative relationship between high free and reduced lunch rates and low standardized test scores, John Speer Open Access Dissertation

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Student affairs approaches to religion and spirituality in U.S. public higher education, Kayla J. Stafford Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in voice, Haley L. Steele Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Rachel Storlie, soprano & Robin Guy, piano, Rachel Storlie Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A demonstration of proficiency on rhythm section instruments, compositions, and arrangements by Sam Stranz, Sam Stranz Open Access Thesis

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Psychoeducational module to promote knowledge and reduce stigma towards recreational marijuana users, Stephanie J. Strong Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in viola, Isaak Walter Sund Open Access Thesis

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An investigation of the assessment practices of elementary general music teachers in Iowa, Michelle Linn Hyde Swanson Open Access Thesis

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The effects of Adlerian play therapy on adopted children's externalizing behaviors: A single case design, Sunnycho S. Teeling Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Outcomes, perceptions, and experiences in one CPED-aligned educational doctorate (EdD) program, Jolene Kay Farley Teske Open Access Dissertation

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Local health departments in Iowa: Are they keeping up with the shift from communicable to chronic disease?, Jeremy M. Whitaker Open Access Dissertation

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Code of conduct, Kathryn Keene Wohlpart Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Constructing identities in the West Branch landscape: Herbert Hoover's life and legacy as a common man, 1935-1992, Ryan Lucas Wurtz Open Access Thesis

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The new North: Patents and knowledge economy analysis in Alaska, Salma Zbeed Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in saxophone, Cehuai Zhang Open Access Thesis

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A graduate's recital in piano, Huajun Zhang Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Preservice special education teachers' perceptions of their knowledge and skills of augmentative and alternative communication, Rashed A. Aldabas Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Using Contents and Containers to investigate problem solving strategies among toddlers, Zaid Alkouri Open Access Dissertation

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Saudi Arabian mothers of children with sickle cell disease as givers of social support, Fatimah Sameer Alrubh Open Access Thesis

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Repetitive saliva and water swallowing frequency counts in healthy young adults, Joanna Baranska Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Using one-to-one computing for differentiated instruction in Iowa: An investigation of the impact of teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning, Jodi A. Bermel Open Access Dissertation

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Jordan Boehm in recital, Jordan Boehm Open Access Thesis

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The effects of blended learning on critical thinking in a high school Earth Science class, Renee Nicole Borglum Open Access Thesis

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Comparison of three base stealing techniques in Division I collegiate baseball players, Sean Boss Open Access Thesis

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Differences in landing impulses between the traditional and swing blocking style in volleyball, Jana Geertruida Braakhuis Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the ability of a synthetic model knee to mimic varying degrees of anterior cruciate ligament integrity, Megan P. Brady Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Visualizing belonging : Deliberation and identification in the Vestavia Hills mascot controversy, Scott Neil Bredman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in voice, Melissa Kay Brown Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Momentum: Stories, Cody Michael Chesmore Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in conducting, John Chiles Open Access Thesis

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The effect of participating on service trips on community engagement and student development, Kristofer M. Czerwiec Open Access Thesis

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The cultural and rhetorical elements of American picaresque, Cory James Dahlstrom Open Access Thesis

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Female athletes' perceptions towards alcohol and performance: a psychological approach, Stephanie Dalmacio Open Access Thesis

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Dying to live forever Sophia Harris journal 1860 to 1861, Shirley Ilene Davis Open Access Thesis

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Music as a means of connecting, understanding, and being understood, Michael Chase Dickerson Open Access Thesis

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The effect of ice bag application on musculoskeletal pain during application, Daniel John Drees Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Three men in the wilderness: Ideas and concepts of nature during the Progressive Era with Theodore Roosevelt, Gifford Pinchot and John Muir, Jeffrey A. Duke Open Access Thesis

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Adolescents' self-disclosure and risk-taking online, Rachel Ellingson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Examining aided input intervention in a classroom setting for children labeled with significant disabilities, Jennifer L. Flores Open Access Dissertation

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A master's recital in clarinet, Stacia Kay Fortune Open Access Thesis

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Analyzing winter migration fidelity and movement of the wild Taimyr reindeer herd, Rangifer T. tarandus, Emily T. Francis Open Access Thesis

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Romantic melancholy: European post-Enlightenment protest in the Age of Reason, Erin Renee Frink Thesis (UNI Access Only)