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. To view the Award Winners, click here. 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 2018

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Graduate recital in piano, Mariya Akhadjanova Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The girl who lost her shadow: A collection of short fiction, Paola Alfano Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Voltage regulation of unbalanced distribution network with distributed generators through genetic algorithm, Islam Ali Open Access Dissertation

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Instructors' attitudes and perceptions toward critical thinking: A case study of interior design instructors in Saudi Arabia, Afnan Al Ramis Open Access Thesis

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The effectiveness of a "patient discharge information" booklet in patient education programs in Saudi Arabia, Amani Mohammed Al Rebeh Open Access Dissertation

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Exploring the academic, social, and cultural experiences of English language learners from Saudi Arabia at a Midwest university in the U.S., Sukainah A. Al Subia Open Access Dissertation

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Affective risk perception in automotive environments, Dane Atkins Open Access Thesis

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The effects of mycorrhizal inoculant and micronutrients on early plant establshment during a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Christopher L. Barber Open Access Thesis

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Analyzing how we think about gender: Reevaluating the categories of transgender and cisgender in society, Anna M. Blaho Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of a neuromuscular facilitation intervention on an excessive q-angle, Steven Blair Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in violin, Naima Burrs Open Access Thesis

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The effects of teacher-focused science content courses on preservice elementary teachers' outcome expectancy, Mark Robert Busch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Blood coagulation properties in hibernating and non-hibernating American bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus), Stephen Cain Open Access Thesis

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Longitudinal monitoring of various indicators of performance throughout a season for a NCAA Division I women's volleyball team, Mathieu Castello Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Faculty to faculty incivility in Iowa nursing education programs, Candace Chihak Open Access Dissertation

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Barriers to seeking psychological help among Iowa's registered sex offenders, Sage Comstock Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A study of high school dropout rates in a Midwestern community, Shinita Irene Crawley Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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3D printed relief valve analysis and validation, John Anthony Dutcher III Open Access Thesis

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How the clinical settings of radiography programs affect learning perceptions, Peggy Fortsch Open Access Dissertation

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Graduate voice recital: Megan Grey, mezzo soprano & Dr. Korey Barrett, piano, Megan Grey Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The moral motivations of negative attitudes toward transgender people, Hailey Annette Hatch Open Access Thesis

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Banging spinning hallelujahs, Moriah Henkelman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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It starts with "F": A collection of short fiction, Arielle Irvine Open Access Thesis

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Spatial disparities and socio-economic conditions: A food desert analysis of greater Des Moines, Iowa, David Jensen Open Access Thesis

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Women in STEM:, Alba Karuni Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Waiting for the mail: A collection of short stories, James Matthew Keane Open Access Thesis

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The effects of book club participation on reading comprehension in children with disabilities, Elizabeth Ann Kosmicki Open Access Thesis

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They that go down to the sea in ships: Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s Two Years Before the Mast and the sublime, Laurie Anne Lee Open Access Thesis

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Leia Lensing, graduate voice recital, Leia Mae Lensing Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, compositions and arrangements by Nicholas Leo, Nicholas Leo Open Access Thesis

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From Bosnia to Waterloo, Iowa: Bosnian refugee and immigrant experiences, 1996-2017, Zijad Mahmutovic Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Adult- and peer-created motivational climates in sport and injury rehabilitation, Rachel Majewski Open Access Dissertation

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Perceived causes and methods of examination malpractice in the Malawian education system: A case study of secondary schools in South East Education Division (SEED), Fiddelis Blessings Makaula Open Access Dissertation

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Turnaround leadership: A case study of principal leadership practices in a persistently low-achieving school during the turnaround process, Stephanie N. Mohorne Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Examining the relationship between social ties and perceived effect of stress on health among employees, Demi Marie Monaghan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of massage therapy on delayed onset muscle soreness, Carli Mueller Open Access Thesis

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Exploring the experiences of adolescent students attending a virtual school, Allan G. Nelson Open Access Dissertation

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Live thy neighbor, Milica Njezic Open Access Thesis

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Landscape and climate drivers of harmful algal blooms in Iowa, Aaron Padilla Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital: Chase Pebworth, tuba, Chase Pebworth Open Access Thesis

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Christopher Phalen, graduate conducting recital abstract, Christopher Richard Phalen Open Access Thesis

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Integration of refugees from Burma in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in Iowa, Christopher J. Pierce Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Gender differences in perceived stigma among sexual minorities and their related health practices, Sara Kay Richardson Open Access Thesis

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Affects and abscences: Public memory at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, Jeremy Roberts Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Teachers' pedagogical practices, shift, and professional growth in online courses, Maryam Rod Szabo Open Access Dissertation

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The effects of nutrient resorption, photosynthetic rate, and leaf longevity on the success of Typhya × glauca, Clarissa Marie Ruiz Open Access Thesis

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An exploration of teacher dispositions: Expectation of potential, Kathleen Louise Saleh Open Access Dissertation

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Mental health literacy: The knowledge of mental health literacy and help-seeking attitudes among NCAA Division I student-athletes and non-athletes, Danielle E. Schuck Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in voice, Emily Secor Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Food Babe fearmonger:, Abigail Shew Open Access Thesis

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Study of low dose nitrite stress on human mononuclear cells: An in-vitro case-control study on osteoarthritis, Junu Shrestha Open Access Dissertation

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Reconstructing the phylogeny and characterizing the patterns of molecular evolution of the tetraploid freshwater suckers (cypriniformes: Catostomidae), Zachary Evan Sperstad Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in conducting, Logan Scott Vander Wiel Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in voice, Lara Elizabeth Wasserman Open Access Thesis

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Conservation genetics and habitat associations of Rhinichthys cataractae, a fish of conservation need in Iowa, Anna Constance Wieman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Analysis of ambient particulate concentration near a coal storage pile, Jennifer Wittenburg Open Access Thesis

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Sand distribution effect on three dimensional printed sand properties, Kip Woods Open Access Thesis

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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Examining the quality of special education pre-service teachers' co-planning and co-teaching, Ohoud M. Arrushaid Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Analyzing Rana Plaza crisis discourse from a postcolonial perspective: Implications for identity and crisis communication studies, Mir Ashfaquzzaman Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital, Kelly Behling Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Valproic acid: A neural outgrowth model for the autism spectrum disorder, Hannah M. Bergan Open Access Thesis

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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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Differential gene expression analysis of metolachlor treated human liver cells by microarray, Navinder Paul Kaur Brar 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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A master's recital in horn, Casey M. Chlapek Open Access Thesis

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Living and teaching for social justice: teacher educators' stories and experiences, Courtney Kay Clausen Open Access Dissertation

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

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Intergenerational conversation: Authentic learning through critical reflection of a community engagement learning experience, Amy Davison Open Access Dissertation

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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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Association of various concentrations of cat's claw herb (Uncaria tomentosa) on lymphocyte proliferation and nitric oxide expression: An in-vitro study of osteoarthritis, Noha Fadlalddin Open Access Dissertation

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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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Spatial competition in airport markets: An application of the Huff model, Joel Heilman 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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Perceptions of wellbeing and happiness: Exploring and examining perspectives of college youth, Theodora Jn-Baptiste Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The programmatic manipulation of planar diagram codes to find an upper bound on the bridge index of prime knots, Genevieve R. Johnson 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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Smartphone based ubiquitous sensing platform leveraging audio jack for power and communication, Ranjana Joshi Open Access Dissertation

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

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Using blended learning to improve undergraduate introduction to literature courses: A mixed methods approach, Julie Leigh Klein Open Access Dissertation

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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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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A demonstration of proficiency on rhythm section instruments and saxophone performance by Sean Koga, Sean Koga Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of forward lean during Bulgarian split squat at high and low box heights, Craig Konrardy 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 responses, Ryan David Lockard Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2018 Award

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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) 2018 Award

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Graduate voice recital abstract, MaKayla McDonald Open Access Thesis

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The influence of child safety warning signs on vehicle speeds, Luke Alan Miller Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master of music recital in bassoon, Annalea Milligan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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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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Graduate voice recital: Kelly Noltner, soprano & James Jenkins, piano, Kelly Noltner Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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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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Factors influencing wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) home range size in Iowa: A comparison between suburban and rural populations, Joshua Gregory Otten 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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Properties of left-separated spaces and their unions, Eric Scheidecker Open Access Thesis

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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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Inside Queen Victoria's household: The ladies of the royal nursery and schoolroom, 1839-1889, Kayla Jo Seppelt Thesis (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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Anthropocentrism, the other face of patriarchy: an investigation into patriarchal attitudes and perceptions of non-human nature, Alexis St. Claire Open Access Thesis

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

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Career development and trajectories: Women in senior-level management positions in nonprofit organizations and government agencies, Jennifer Diane Stevens 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 2018 Award

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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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A qualitative comparison of general chemistry and advanced placement chemistry students' misconceptions regarding solution chemistry, Megan J. Vandersee Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in flute, Azeem Zakiyy Ward Open Access Thesis

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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) 2017 Award

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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)

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An investigation of prosocial and health risk behaviors as predictors of academic motivation, Tess Garceau Open Access Thesis

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A follow-up of patient reported outcomes in chronic plantar heel pain participants treated with Graston Technique: A mixed methods approach, Troy Richard Garrett Open Access Dissertation

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A qualitative study of the perceptions of public school teachers and administrators on the teachers' association and the collective bargaining process in an Iowa urban school setting, Eric J. Gjerde Open Access Dissertation

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Promoting bullying prevention and intervention through forgiveness education, Amy Gregory Open Access Thesis

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Sex and political participation on Facebook, Rachel Gregory Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, compositions and arrangements by Josh Hakanson, Josh Hakanson Open Access Thesis

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Syntactic structures in dialogue: The role of influence, Brenda Ellen Hite Open Access Thesis

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Self-management of cognitive load in children: Exploring effective strategies by manipulating informational text, Marcus J. Hora Open Access Thesis

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Natural disasters and disaster preparedness at universities: A case study at the University of Northern Iowa, Garrett Edward Jepsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Lingual pressure generation in relation to saliva and water swallowing in healthy young adults, Anna Joerger Open Access Thesis

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Unions in Waterloo, Iowa: How organization, political activism, and community outreach led to the rise and fall of organized labor, 1947-1990, Dylan Christian Krauter Keller Open Access Thesis

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Impact of First-Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge participation on female college major selection, Anthony Jay Kisch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effectiveness of a Sunshine Circle in a kindergarten classroom as a classroom based interactive play group, Emerald Kissinger Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate voice recital, Kayla Kjeldseth Open Access Thesis

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An examination of the perceptions of the IEP process as a team plans for the potential reintegration of a student from an alternative setting to the resident district, Sarah J. Knudsen Open Access Dissertation

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A graduate recital in piano, Melody Kosobucki Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The immediate effects of thearapeutic taping on musculoskeletal pain, Aaron Michael Krejci Open Access Thesis

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Campus recreation and its impact on grade point average and retention rates, Kristina M. Leen Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Degausser and other stories, Jake Limburg Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of intermittent pneumatic compression on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Ashley Kay Lindahl Open Access Thesis

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The effects of control threat on women's acceptance of benevolent sexism and traditional gender roles, Zheng Li Open Access Thesis

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Analysis of the spatiotemporal dynamics of the active wildfire events in the Arctic tundra biome using MODIS data (2001-2015), Arif Masrur Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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From soprano to barking dog : John Cage, the avant garde, and the counterculture, 1940-1975, Heather M. McAlpine Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in piano, Kathleen A. Meyer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Some convergence properties of Minkowski functionals given by polytopes, Jesse Moeller Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in voice, Michelle J. Monroe Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Measuring swallow speed in healthy young adults during repetitive water and saliva swallowing conditions, Glendolyn Neely Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Belief and practice: A self-study, Jamie Marie Nelson Open Access Thesis

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Preservice and practicing teacher science inquiry projects: An analysis of their understanding of the inquiry process, Benjamin D. Olsen Open Access Dissertation

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The role of rhythm step on pro-agility test performance in Division I football players, Panayiotis Papadopoulos Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Density and diversity of bees in the Midwestern agricultural landscape: Influence of surrounding agricultural land use and local plant community characteristics, Andrew J. Ridgway Open Access Thesis

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Effects of predator satiation on seed predation in new roadside prairie plantings, Jessica Riebkes Open Access Thesis

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Labeling of religious non-believers: The effect of the "atheist" title on moral judgments about non-theists, Brock C. Rozich Open Access Thesis

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Biomechanical differences in the weightlifting snatch between successful and unsuccessful lifts, Jack Rummells Open Access Thesis

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The impact of cognitive map quality and expert testimony on juror decisions and perceived credibility of eyewitnesses, Justin Parker Simmons Open Access Thesis

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Dancing my adoptive identity : An autoethnographic analysis of adoption narratives and performance of identity, Montana Jean Smith Open Access Thesis

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Analysis of the STEBI-B instrument as it is used to predict the science teaching self-efficacy beliefs of preservice elementary teachers, Martha Alice Stone Open Access Thesis

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Up close and personal : Examining the role race plays in public perceptions of law enforcement, Olivia K. Thompson Open Access Thesis

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Mothers-to-mothers health promotion model: Evaluating long-term impact of a cascading approach to health promotion in Mozambique, Halkeno Terfasa Tura Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Lights out game with cellular automation, Naoya Uematsu Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Pride and motivational tendencies in Division I athletes after injury, Andrew George Vereen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perfectionism and fear of failure in relation to injury occurence and rehabilitation behaviors, Pamela Jean Westendorf Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Homocysteine and CSRP-3 protein in migrating neural crest cells: A quantitative and qualitative confocal microscopy study, Allysan R. White Open Access Thesis

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"Rock against Reagan": The punk movement, cultural hegemony, and Reaganism in the eighties, Johnathan Kyle Williams Open Access Thesis 2017 Award

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Perceptions and effects concerning the Reading for Meaning strategy among sixth and eighth grade readers at-risk, Patrice Winkel Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring how first-year experiences in higher education influence student acceptance of biological evolutionary theory, Lauren A. Winter Open Access Thesis

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Corn stover biochar in gypsum board: Empirical analysis of thermal conductivity and flexural strength, Albena Yordanova Open Access Dissertation

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Effects of soil type and plant diversity on soil respiration and litter decomposition in a tallgrass prairie biofuel production system, Jordan Lee Young Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"Joy for what it is": Narratives of two mothers on raising their children with disabilities, Zeina H. Yousof Open Access Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The utility of high-diversity prairie mixtures as bioenergy feedstocks, Jessica E. Abernathy Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"Were you just Catfished?" : rationales and outcomes of deception in Catfish: The TV Show, Nicole Marie Allaire Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Identifying challenges for the software industry development in Jordan, Raed Alwaqfi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Perceived relational evaluation : biological, psychological, and physical health correlates, Emily Christina Banitt Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital abstract: Graduate recital in voice, Katherine Elizabeth Beane Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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August Becker and traditional vs. modern culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, Michelle Lea Becker Smith Open Access Thesis

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Preliminary investigation into the cause of pinhole porosity in aluminum metal castings from serpentine impurities in olivine sand, Brodie J. Biersner Open Access Thesis

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Rethinking the Conquest : an exploration of the similarities between pre-contact Spanish and Mexica society, culture, and royalty, Samantha Billing Open Access Thesis

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Partnership: UNI tutors and families, Melissa Blohm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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All fortune is good fortune: the role of Fortuna in a monotheistic literary world, Kimberly Bridgewater Open Access Thesis

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Predictors of racial prejudice : a meta-analysis of the influence of religion and political orientation, Kristin Ann Broussard Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

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Gender differences in social support during injury rehabilitation, Chelsey Ann Bruns Open Access Thesis

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Biblical literalism and the acceptance of biological evolution in Christian university students, Heather N. Chamberlain Open Access Thesis

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A technical method for the high school string classroom: priorities and presentation of essential skills, Nicole Elizabeth Cody Open Access Thesis

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Reconciling the two cultures : A case study of the University of Northern Iowa, Elizabeth Ann Collins Open Access Thesis

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The acute effects of multiple resisted sled-pull loads on subsequent sprint-running performances, Carl Stephen Crouse Open Access Thesis

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Different levels of negative emotions and their impact on prosocial behavior, Tsamchoe Dolma Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Sarah Draffen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of student organizations on the development of core competencies, Stanley Somtochukwu Ebede Open Access Thesis

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Implementation of the environmental issues instruction model by elementary teachers, Barbara Ann Ehlers Open Access Dissertation

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Injunctive and descriptive norms effect on physical activity, Monica Lynn Ehn Open Access Thesis

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Danish Cedar Falls : The immigrant experience, Carrie L. Eilderts Open Access Thesis

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The variation of center of mass excursion within and between innings and its relationship to pitched ball velocity in collegiate softball players, Leah Renee Embrey Open Access Thesis

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Coaching for independence, self-regulation, and transfer: A qualitative journey of an elementary literacy coach's practice, Staci Kim Friest Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in voice, JoAnna V. Geffert Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Biodiversity and ecosystem function and the design of tallgrass restorations for biomass production, Dustin Robert Jon Graham Open Access Thesis

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Factors supporting teacher resilience in a charter school serving high-risk students: A research proposal, Molly M. Hackett Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in voice, Branden D.S. Haralson Open Access Thesis

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Metabolic response of barley to drought stress, Jordan Andrew Hein Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Butterfly and floral community dynamics at a native prairie agrofuel research site, Benjamin J. Hoksch Open Access Thesis

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Positive behavior supports in high schools, Molly Nicole Johansen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A ten year retrospective longitudinal quantitative study of the University of Northern Iowa Classic Upward Bound program, Wilfred M. Johnson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The disintegration of Yugoslavia and football, Adnan Kajtezović Open Access Thesis

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Development of a gray iron alloy for improved thermo-mechanical fatigue life in a cylinder head for diesel engine applications, Jeremy M. Kessens Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2017 Award

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The dual role of self-enhancement : protection and stigma, Corina Evelyn Klein Open Access Thesis

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Spaces of disadvantage, places of hope : women empowerment, economic emancipation and NGOs in Bogotá slums, Ekaterina Korzh Open Access Thesis

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“Our Navy” : women accepted for voluntary emergency service at Iowa State Teacher's College, 1942-1945, Marissa Krein Open Access Thesis

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Do teacher judgment accuracy and teacher feedback predict student achievement in elementary and middle-school science?, Mason Albert Kuhn Open Access Dissertation 2017 Award

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Clinical field experiences: elementary classroom teachers' perceptions of the benefits and barriers of mentoring pre-service teachers in an elementary classroom, Amy Kathleen Lockhart Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The transition of an oral communication course from traditional face-to-face to the online format: A faculty perspective, Cydney A. Lovell Open Access Thesis

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The traumatic incursion of the Old South on gender and motherhood in William Faulkner's novels The sound and the fury, As I lay dying, and Light in August, Jordan Lea Ludwig Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2016 Award

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Perceived effects of family status changes on male collegiate outdoor recreation coordinators, Andrew K. Martin Open Access Dissertation

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Identification of sluggish cognitive tempo by pre-service teachers, Rachel Elizabeth Meisinger Open Access Thesis 2016 Award

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A master of music recital in flute, Mara Nicole Miller Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A model for measuring the contribution of form to perception of biological sex in point-light actors, Michael Mintz Open Access Thesis

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The ongoing faculty development system: A case study exploring content methods teacher education faculty technological, pedagogical, content knowledge development, Daniel James Mourlam Open Access Dissertation

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Constraints to leisure participation within the Bosnian population in a small Midwestern community, Aldin Muhamedagic Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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An American's Paris: tourism and the American consumer, 1947-1961, Margaret Nervig Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in flute, Natalie Mahree Neshyba Open Access Thesis

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A comparison of the effects of burning, haying and mowing on plants and small mammals in a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Ryan Allan Neuhaus Open Access Thesis

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Collegiate athletes' perceptions of social support and athletic trainer-coach conflict, Nathan Newman Open Access Dissertation

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Spacial analysis of foreclosure and neighborhood characteristics in Miami metropolitan area, Florida, Adejoh Emmanuel Ogbe Open Access Thesis

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The right fit: Contributing factors to the effectiveness of the dual role superintendent/principal model, Matthew Paul O'Loughlin Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The manual disconnect: narratives in prose and verse, Brian Pals Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Between strangers, Sarah Pauls Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in viola, Nichelle Probst Open Access Thesis

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Suggestions for transgender inclusion in classical music: a mini-cycle, Xavia A. Publius Open Access Thesis

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Pedagogical reasoning of pre-service teachers: Juggling priorities and managing resources, Jennifer Lynn Rasmussen Open Access Dissertation

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Hair stylists' reflections on their role as lay health educators: A qualitative analysis, Addie Jo Rasmusson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Stars, stripes, and swastikas : the American Turners and national identity, 1935-1945, Amy Rekward Open Access Thesis

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The role of compliance during in-season training on self-selected training intensity in Division-I FCS college football players, Frank Romanazzi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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On body dumps : the rhetorics of corporeal narcoterrorism, Evan Mitchell Schares Open Access Thesis

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Predictors of job satisfaction and organizational commitment in a library employee survey, Brandon Heath Schipper Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Development of a hydraulic component leakage detecting system using pressure decay signal, Xuanju Shang Open Access Thesis

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Caged manhood : office culture and how Walter Camp's Daily Dozen revitalized the workforce, 1903-1940, Nick Sly Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Marie Sorenson Open Access Thesis

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A preliminary investigation of the relationship between direct behavior rating and the Conners 3 teacher rating scale - short form, Jessica Stodden Stumme Open Access Thesis

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Resurrecting the hip-hop and Christian cultures: Lecrae's unashamed use of the rap narrative, persona, and language, Marci Swank Open Access Thesis

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“God will deliver us” : human rights abuses from Guatemala to Iowa and back, 1980-2014, RaeAnn Lillian Swanson Open Access Thesis

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The early implementation of a teacher leadership and compensation system in a selected Iowa public school as codified by House File 215, Anthony Dale Voss Open Access Dissertation

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Variation in mineral content of prairie forb species and content changes over winter related to slagging potential, Jennifer Nyla Wahl Rupp Open Access Thesis

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Special education evaluations: appropriate methods and measures for use with English language learners, Jennifer Waterman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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In connection with all things : the memory of Alexander Humboldt and his works in the context of 19th century thought in Europe and America, Ray Joseph Werner Open Access Thesis

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A comparison of hip and knee torques produced during a maximal effort full and partial back squat, Jordan Alexander Williams Open Access Thesis

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The influence of the single stereotype on moral judgments, Peng Zhang Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Development of a multi-mode self-adaptive algorithm to create an efficient wireless network on a university campus, Melanie L. Abbas Open Access Dissertation

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Instructors' perceptions of their own effectiveness, Abdullah S. Al-Asmari Open Access Thesis

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A clustering based matrix for selecting optimal tools and techniques in quality management, Hassan A. Alsultan Open Access Dissertation

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Examining the effectiveness of using an iPad-based video modeling plus video prompting package to teach conversation skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Mohammed M. Alzayer Open Access Dissertation

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SWPBIS, behavior patterns, and the discipline gap, Sean Christopher Austin Open Access Thesis

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Reducing child neglect in Linn County Iowa utilizing the public health model, Jennifer April Barnett Open Access Thesis

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Population structure, size, and the thermal ecology of Iowa wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta): A comparison between suburban and rural populations, Samuel Wesley Berg Open Access Thesis 2015 Award

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Geometric morphometric analysis of skeletal shape variation across the pleuronectiformes, Corinthia R. Black Open Access Thesis

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Relationship between weight-related teasing and levels of physical activity, Piroska Boros Open Access Thesis

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They, those, and other pronouns used to describe them: A qualitative study of the lived experiences of the African American girls in the Girls to Women group, Amber Nicole Boyd Open Access Dissertation

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Beethoven: The man, the music, the myth, Marcus Edward Burchers Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in composition, Joseph Carey Open Access Thesis

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Creative heartland: Creative capital and knowledge economy in micropolitan Midwest, Philip A. Cavin Open Access Thesis

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Transcending the "freaked-out nut" persona: Apologia, anger, and affect in Hillary Clinton's Benghazi testimony, Alexandria Rae Chase Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An enhanced pulse position modulation (PPM) in ultra-wideband (UWB) systems, Lingxiu Chen Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in viola, John Chiles Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Understanding the long-term spatiotemporal dynamics of the Taimyr Reindeer Herd during the summer concentration period, Matthew D. Cooney Open Access Thesis

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Assessing the added value of the Blue Zones designation on employee health status, Ashton DeMoss Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of use of automated tools for improving the process of software verification and validation in a Midwestern company, Darshak Dodiya Open Access Thesis

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Calculating nutrient loads from four tributaries of the Cedar River in Iowa, Jacob Donaghy Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of changes in diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorders in DSM-5: Parents, school professionals, and mental health professionals/trainees, Nathalie Claire Dubois Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Do offenders' life goals reflect locus of control and personality traits?, Luci L. Dumas Open Access Thesis

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Contemporary gothic literature: The need for fear, Erica Schael Kaitlin Engel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Dennis Mahony, "At the Disposal of Tyrants": An analysis of a newspaper editor's intentions during the Civil War, Ryan Robert Engelman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effectiveness of Preschool Lessons for Active Youngsters (PLAY) curriculum on the gross motor development and physical activity level of preschool children, Karyn K. Finn Open Access Thesis

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Outcomes of global service-learning: A content analysis of student reflection essays in Camp Adventure child and youth services, Kasee Fuller Open Access Dissertation

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Gender differences in self-concept consistency and career choices under stereotype threat, Asha Ganesan Open Access Thesis

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Doorways and walls: Peer coaching as a means to change instructional practice, Chad Garber Open Access Dissertation

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Effective nutrition interventions, Kathryn C. Gerber Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Violent video games and aggressive behavior: mortality salience and the hostile attribution bias, Paden R. Goldsmith Open Access Thesis

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Hero to zero: Stress perceptions of the public school administrator and his spouse, Steven L. Gray Open Access Dissertation

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A master of music recital in conducting, Claudia Restrepo Guzman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effectiveness of the Boys Town Educational Model as a school wide intervention, Natalie Hahn-Mauck Open Access Thesis

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3D variability in ball toss and impact location for tennis serves in collegiate female players, Javier Ignacio Hervas Open Access Thesis

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Depression in children and adolescents: The role of school professionals, Emily Dawn Hoerman Open Access Thesis

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Development of leaf shape and vein homologies in five species of the genus Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae), Austin William Jones Open Access Thesis

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Pre-service teachers' attitudes towards gays and lesbians, Rachel Jones Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A case study: Sex education in mainline Protestant denominations, Alexa Jo Juhl Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in voice, Samantha Kantak Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in piano, Min Jeong Kim Open Access Thesis

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Secondary teachers as early childhood principals: A qualitative case study, Brian Dale Kingrey Open Access Dissertation

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A graduate recital in voice, Valeria Kishkunas Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Testing implications of the general theory of crime, Kirstin Denise Kerr Kramer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Understanding habitat associations and population dynamics of the black redhorse, Moxostoma duquesnei, a species of greatest conservation need in Iowa, Ryan Robert Kurtz Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Understanding the impact of vegetation on surface roughness length for enhancing wind resource characterization in Iowa, Andrei Vladimirovich Kushkin Open Access Thesis

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Educator preparedness for teaching children on the autism spectrum, Katherine Lynn Lawrenz Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Examining the overlapping features, co-occurrence, and sex differences, Brittany Lewno Open Access Thesis

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The gay rites of passage, Zachary Paul Lowe Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Effective behavior management strategies for the preschool classroom, Sedona Amber Loy Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Video self-modeling as a school based intervention for childhood anxiety, Suzanne Esther Maas Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in flute, Tara Lynn Meade Open Access Thesis

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The phylogenetics and systematics of Physaria kingii (Brassicaceae), Jamie Minnaert-Grote Open Access Thesis

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Effects of a short term mental skills training program on mental toughness, Mitchell Edward Mleziva Open Access Thesis

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Homocysteine intensifies embryonic LIM3 expression in migratory neural crest cells: A quantitative confocal microscope study, Jordan Naumann Open Access Thesis

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Education at its corp, Steven Michael Pals Open Access Thesis

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Tracking above- and below- ground seed persistence and mortality in a native tallgrass prairie restoration, Carmen Pellish Open Access Thesis

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Superintendent leadership: Comparing superintendent and school board president perceptions of essential leadership characteristics and capabilities of the superintendent in today's complex and ever-changing educational environment according to MCREL's superintendent responsibilities and the Iowa standards for school leaders, Daniel J. Peterson Open Access Dissertation

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Graduate recital in choral conducting, Alice Reid Pruisner Open Access Thesis

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Professional Educators of Iowa member perspectives about Iowa State Education Association and National Education Association membership and political activities, Melissa Kay Reade Open Access Dissertation

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Investigating the effectiveness of a professional development program for secondary physics teachers, Meghan Reynolds Open Access Thesis

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Climate analysis using tree-rings from the Wind River Range, Wyoming, Derek Richards Open Access Thesis

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Amalgamation: A collection of poetry, prose, and process, Grant Andrew Riedel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The shadow wars: An analysis of Associated Press coverage of drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen, Anthony Roth Open Access Thesis

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Vodka lullabies and purple skies: A collection of creative works, Rachel Routier Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Developing an integrated spatially explicit scale dependent modeling framework for wind farm suitability assessment in Iowa, Tesfay G. Russell Open Access Thesis

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Identify and manage productivity risks in construction processes, Souhail M. Saad Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Anger, relationships, and intimate partner violence in emerging adults with and without ADHD symptomology, Gina Marie Sacchetti Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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School and juvenile justice personnel's perceptions of dangerousness regarding adolescents with mental illness, Amber Lynne Schramm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Solitary, Anita Ellen Schuck Open Access Thesis

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Developing rating curves in a small Iowa watershed to evaluate nutrient loading in streams, Jennifer Mary Shepeck Open Access Thesis

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The effect of soft tissue oscillation therapy on the management of pain associated with delayed onset muscle soreness, Jenifer Ann Shoultz Open Access Thesis

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"Democracy put in action": Experiences of African Americans in the Women's Army Corps at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942-1945, Rebecca Singer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in voice, Brent M. Smith Open Access Thesis

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Graphic communications industry trends and their impact on the required competencies of personnel, Sara B. Smith Open Access Dissertation

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Resistance to change among veteran teachers: Providing voice for more effective engagement, Richard R. Snyder Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of digital organization on retention in college algebra, Mary Benac Staniger Open Access Dissertation

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The economic impacts of annual community festivals: A case of the Sturgis Falls Celebration, 2013, Chelsea Mae Tolle Open Access Thesis

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The effects of living in a springboard house during one's first year at the University of Northern Iowa, Laura Trettin Open Access Thesis

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Intraindividual personality change: Situational influences, patterns of change, and frequency-based measurement, Carol Tweten Open Access Thesis

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Child Find in early childhood education, Lauren (Burgers) Vanderhorst Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Human trafficking and the media: Comparing newspapers' portrayal of victims and offenders, Brittany Leigh Virkus Open Access Thesis

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Changes in the proteome of the barley spike under drought and well-watered conditions, Aaron Walck Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The use of school-based forgiveness education and interventions in an RTI framework, Elizabeth Watson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Finna get locked up: The school experiences of five men labeled BD, Jill Renae Mollison Weigel Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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A study of college student attitudes and behaviors related to recycling, Mark Allen Wilcox Open Access Dissertation

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The environmental performance of biobased resin within phenolic-urethane nobake binders: A feasibility study, Ian David Morgan Williams Open Access Thesis

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D-spaces in infinite products of ordinals, Duncan Wright Open Access Thesis

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Unregulated, untrained, and unaware: restraint and seclusion practices in educational settings, Daniel E. Zaccaro Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Self-study of my secondary reading workshop teaching practice: Struggling learners, literate identities and school absenteeism, Kayla Lynn Becker Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Postmodern humanism and the "exhaustion of easy life", Mason Beets Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in piano, Katrina Ann Benjegerdes Open Access Thesis

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A survey of literacy instruction in public preschool programs in Iowa, Anne Marie Berthelsen Open Access Thesis

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Predicting commitment for those in military relationships, Darrina Sofia Bledsoe Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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The unveiling of W.E.B. DuBois: A qualitative content analysis of diverse interpretations of the works and life of W. E. B. Du Bois, Sonja Lee Bock Open Access Thesis

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From sidebets to sideshow: The influence of gambling on the development of professional wrestling in America, 1870-1911, Lee Casebolt Open Access Thesis

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Longitudinal analysis of perceived body image, sport commitment, burnout, and athletic injury, Erik Chaouch Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the effectiveness of healthcare exploration experiences for high school students, Margaret Mary Conlon Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of one-to-one computing for students with disabilities in an inclusive language arts class, Billie Jo Cowley Open Access Dissertation

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Analysis of wind power generation with application of wind tunnel attachment, Ulan Dakeev Open Access Dissertation

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Perceptions of dimensions of service quality and recreational benefits in collegiate recreational sports programs, Christopher Berne Denison Open Access Dissertation

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Recalcitrant arguments, Kiranjeet Kaur Dhillon Open Access Thesis

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Providing academic access to individuals with significant disabilties [sic], Lindsey Jill Frandsen Open Access Thesis

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Writing supports for older students with significant disabilities: examining two students' journeys towards becoming writers, Emily Helen Freeman Open Access Thesis

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Are students experiencing the intended outcomes of Quality Matters standards?, Maryam Ghayoorrad Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Aquatic strategies and techniques and their benefit on children with autism, James G. Hall Open Access Dissertation

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School wide positive behavioral and intervention supports : the effectiveness of Tier 1 strategies, Gregory James Halsor Open Access Thesis

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Leading through change: A study of the role of central office leadership in the process of secondary change, Dirk A. Halupnik Open Access Dissertation

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Acute effect of postactivation potentiation versus dynamic stretching plus postactivation potentiation on countermovement vertical jump performance, Daniel John Hammes Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Outside is in: Women, special education, and the superintendency, John Lawrence Hanson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Temporal dynamics of nutrient flux across hydrologic unit boundaries, Md. Aminul Haque Open Access Thesis

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Population genetics of Thomomydoecus minor: Ectoparasitic chewing lice on Thomomys bottae pocket gophers of the Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, Sheree Elizabeth Harper Open Access Thesis

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Nurturing resiliency among adolescents with emotional and behavioral disturbances (EBD) in a special education setting, Rimaz Herz Open Access Dissertation

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Investigating blended learning in the high school science classroom, Holly Cassandra Hinkhouse Open Access Thesis

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Language as a social reality: The effects of the infantilization of women, Chelsae R. Huot Open Access Thesis

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Christians, lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: examining the roles of uncertainty and religiosity in Christian attitudes toward LGB individuals, Megan Deanne Wharff Kavanaugh Open Access Thesis

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Mental illness and schools: An examination of how schools are providing supports and services to students with mental health concerns, Nikki Leigh King Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of coaching efficacy from the coaches', parents', and athletes' perspectives, Wade Previn Kooiman Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Batman and the superhero fairytale: deconstructing a revisionist crisis, Travis John Landhuis Open Access Thesis

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Automated sinkhole extraction and morphological analysis in northeast Iowa using high-resolution LiDAR data, Jonathon Launspach Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in piano, Brittany K. Lensing Open Access Thesis

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Measurement and analysis of intra-vehicle UWB channels, Qingshan Liang Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Duluth Model in practice: Evaluating police and practitioner response to domestic violence, Jessica L. Lorenz Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in piano, Elena Lyalina Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Social and cultural influences on alcohol drinking habits among native American college and university students across the United States, Wayva Waterman Lyons Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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PROMIS physical function item bank v. 1.0: Validity of physical function assessment for athletic training clientele, Leif Philip Madsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Liquid sorption properties and structural changes of metal-organic frameworks of cobalt nitrate and 4,4'-bipyridine, Kathryn Mauger-Sonnek Open Access Thesis

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Comparison of immediate myofascial pressure release treatment effects among active and latent trigger points, Chelsea M. Morris Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of heel elevation and fatigue on torso inclination during the barbell back squat, Michael James Neppel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Witchcraft accusation, Kamlesh Niraula Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate composition recital: a brief analysis, Xingzimin Pan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Uncovering the lived experiences of entry-level administrators in a school in need of assistance, Teresa Rayman Peterson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Bird use of heterogeneous native prairie biofuel production plots, Jarrett D. Pfrimmer Open Access Thesis

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Einstein metrics on piecewise-linear three-spheres, Kyle Pitzen Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Kelley Elizabeth Raymon Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A description of swing parameters and their relationship to in game batting performance in Division I softball players, Cassandra Reilly-Boccia Thesis (UNI Access Only) 2015 Award

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Where loyalties lie: A study of workplace dissent through the lens of loyalty, Katelyn L. Santy Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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Effects of isolated work environments on software engineering metrics collection, Christian A. Schreiner Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of the effect of a 21st-century-designed middle school on student achievement, Gary David Schwartz Open Access Dissertation

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A Midwestern culture of civility: Student activism at the University of Northern Iowa during the Maucker years (1967-1970), Christopher J. Shackelford Open Access Thesis

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Long-term, low-dose exposure of people residing in arsenic affected areas of Iowa: A cross-sectional analytical study, Junu Shrestha Open Access Thesis

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From saeter to sod: Single women homesteaders of Norwegian descent farming their land in Dakota territory, 1862-1929, Sara Marie Skindelien Open Access Thesis

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Effect of limb circumference on intramuscular cooling during and following an ice bag application after exercise, Marcus A. Sojka Open Access Thesis

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Playing by new rules: board games and America's cold war culture, 1945-1965, Matthew John Sprengeler Open Access Thesis

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Cross-cultural comparison and contrast of Americans' and Bulgarians' understanding of forgiveness, Desislava Sevdalinova Stoycheva Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"The most deadly spot on the face of the earth": The United States and antimodern images of "Darkest Africa" 1880-1910, Melinda Stump Open Access Thesis

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Is higher education the key to unlock the door of fortune? A study of students' occupational aspirations, Daiyue Sun Open Access Thesis

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Evaluating the effects of increasing mathematics graduation requirements: A survey of the effects of state policy change in Illinois, Corey Tafoya Open Access Dissertation

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Teachers' perceptions of professional development for the use of interactive white boards in Turkey, Erkan Taskin Open Access Dissertation

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Queering the coming out narrative, Sarah Jean Taylor Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A review of a school psychologist's roles in the implementation of an RTI system, Leigh Ann Thul Open Access Thesis

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Understanding the critical role of a wetland in maintaining the ecosystem: A case study, Sushil Tuladhar Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in double bass, Dmitriy Vasilistov Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparing second grade students' creative and content knowledge performance on figural transformation activities introduced in a standard or enhanced manner with nutrition content knowledge taught through factual or fantasy reading, Angela Naomi Webb Open Access Thesis

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Voice of the voiceless: The effects of labeling children in public schools, Mike T. Wells Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Behind the mask: An analysis of women's perceptions and rationale toward the purchase and use of anti-aging products, Clair Maureen Williams Open Access Thesis

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Habitat usage, movement patterns, and home range size of wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) in a suburban habitat, Jessica Williams Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The design and evaluation of a small size wind-solar hybrid power system, Bekir Zihni Yuksek Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Effects of anger and impulsive traits on non-suicidal self-injury, Ashley S. Zellhoefer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Comparing sixth grade students' creativity in word play to spatial construction with integrated academic content eliciting a distal or proximal perspective, Ksenia S. Zhbanova Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Incorporating the Delphi Technique to investigate renewable energy technology transfer in Saudi Arabia, Nasir K. Al-Otaibi Open Access Dissertation

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Best practices of Individual Family Service Plans and analyses regarding quality outcomes, Ashley M. Andrew Open Access Thesis

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Development of a modular dual engine hybrid electric vehicle simulation model, Kenan Baltaci Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Destination attractiveness of the Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area, Puyong Choi Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Intensive mentoring : stimulators of and barriers to coaching, spiritual guiding and discipling relationships, David Alan De Jong Open Access Dissertation

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A qualitative study of new secondary teacher attrition in an Iowa urban school setting, James E. Dostal Open Access Dissertation

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Case study on the journey of an elementary school labeled as a Persistently Low-Achieving School, Annette Duncan Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Comparing middle school students' learning and attitudes in face-to-face and online mathematics lessons, Clayton M. Edwards Open Access Dissertation 2014 Award

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A case study of one Iowa female elementary school principal's journey into administration, Angela J. Fowler Open Access Thesis

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Producing early modern space and the mind in public and closet drama, Megan M. Gallagher Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Baseball in the heartland: Semi-pro baseball survives in Iowa, Todd Michael Hospodarsky Open Access Thesis 2012

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Instructional coaching : a look at teaching practices and impact on student achievement, Sharon Sue Ingebrand Open Access Dissertation

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Assistive technology for students with disabilities: Resources and challenges encountered by teachers, Dawn LaRae Jacobsen Open Access Dissertation

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Asking school psychologists how job satisfaction can be increased, Justin S. Janssen Open Access Thesis

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Strategic communication in women's rights organizations: Tools, challenges and best practices, Anastasia Kalinina Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Being in the world : an existential inquiry of knowing one's self through a personal project : in the context of dissertation survival, Tomoe Kitajima Open Access Dissertation

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Exploring new roles of classroom teachers in Iowa communities experiencing rapid ethnic diversification, Cindy R. Lewis Open Access Dissertation 2012

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The design and evaluation of Wireless Sensor Networks for applications in industrial locations, Hameed Madwar Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Early avian colonization in a prairie biofuel project, James T. Mason Open Access Thesis

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Disordered eating habits and extreme weight loss techniques in collegiate wrestlers: A qualitative analysis, Jaime Marie Mayer Open Access Thesis 2012

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iPads versus laptops: The effects of mobile device interfaces on students' attitudes towards technology and learning, Evans Lugalia Mudanya Open Access Thesis

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Learning transfer of geospatial technologies in secondary science and mathematics core areas, Curtis P. Nielsen Open Access Dissertation

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Self-defeating behaviors in sexual offenders: Exploring factors of social support and motivation to change, Cassie Rose Nieman Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Circulating and organizational testosterone and the perception of dominance, Jon C. Pedersen Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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A Sociable Humanoid Autonomous Robotic Platform (the SHARP Project): An evaluation of the G.E.N.E.S.I.S. robot as an interactive consumer robotic platform, Jeffrey J. Rick Open Access Thesis 2012

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Embedded experiences, critical conversations: Learning about teaching in a professional development school cohort setting, Daphne Schuchart Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Career Cruising impact on the self efficacy of deciding majors, Anthony William Smothers Open Access Dissertation

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Development of an ankle function model, Kelli R. Snyder Open Access Dissertation 2012

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The role of animal-assisted therapy in initial psychotherapy sessions with adolescents, Erin B. Stromberg Open Access Thesis

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Special issues in engaging and collaborating with families of English language learners, Stephanie Allison Strouse Open Access Thesis

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Using metarules to integrate knowledge in knowledge based systems. An application in the woodworking industry, Alvaro Villavicencio Open Access Dissertation 2012

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Student-centered literacy instruction: An examination of an elementary teacher's experience, Carolyn Marie Wiezorek Open Access Dissertation

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Leadership distinctions : the impact of leadership on teachers of Second Chance Reading, Rebecca Sue Williams Open Access Thesis

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A study of cultural orientation and attitudes and meaning toward play: A cross cultural investigation among emerging adulthood in the People Republic of China, Hong Kong, and United States, Winnie Wing-Sze Wong Open Access Dissertation 2012

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