Graduate Research Papers

 

The graduate research paper can be considered the capstone of the graduate program. For the paper, students synthesize information they have learned throughout the program and apply it to the field experience. To view the Award Winners, click here.

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Submissions from 2018

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Development of curriculum for Next Generation Science Standards in high school chemistry, Jennifer L. Brown Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teaching evolution and common ancestry with dissection, fossils and phylogeny, Nicolas A. Brown Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Shift into ctrl: Integrating digital citizenship into high school freshman transition curriculum, Ellen Fairfield Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Blended learning and second language acquisition in the classroom, Victoria R. Hamilton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Genetics unit lesson plan for the Next Generation Science Standards, Erin Hogan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Blended learning in credit recovery, Robin Kuhn Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Exploring the Effects of Web-Based Parenting Support on Access to Information and Resources for Rural Families, Anne Plagge Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of a station-rotation model of blended learning on student engagement, Melinda Tremmel Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The eleven days of Christmas:, Logan Vander Wiel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Evaluation of a flipped classroom on student achievement in a low income school district, Michael Yeoman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2017

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Fluency and instruction in the elementary grades, Stacey Bakken Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Ultrasound simulators: determining the simulator's role in diagnostic medical sonography programs, Lisa Bindert Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Developing writing prompt assessments for the next generation science standards: Physical science, Kristen Ann Birchard Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Going 1:1 across the district, Kim Carlson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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TPACK learning activity types for secondary computer science courses, Rebecca Carton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Understanding by Design approach to a Next Generation Science Standard in high school chemistry: Chemical reactivity, Jill Christofferson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Using Google tools to enhance secondary writing instruction, Sarah Ebener Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The power of professional learning communities, Amanda Eller Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of blended learning on K-12th grade students, Laura Hesse Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Impact of family engagement on child outcomes in preschool, Kathryn S. Ingham Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of using technology to enhance and enrich music instruction, Megan L. Kannenberg Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Dungeons and Dragons and literacy: The role tabletop role-playing games can play in developing teenagers' literacy skills and reading interests, Stefanie L. B. Kaylor Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teacher librarians and technology leadership, Jennifer Kizer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of using digital tools to support writing in the ELL classroom, Katrina Lint Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Play-based early childhood classrooms and the effect on pre-kindergarten social and academic achievement, Amy McGinn Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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First year professional learning community implementation within the Marion High School Science Department, Madilyn M. Ramaekers Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Strategies for integrating literacy into a science classroom, Michelle Seddon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Development of a standards-based classroom for high school physics at Solon Community School District, Tim Sheeley Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Developing model identification skills in an advanced placement Physics 1 classroom, Ian Spangenberg Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Vocabulary development with instructional coaching support, Jessica L. Swaab Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Infant and toddler care, Maggie Trecker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Technology and young children, Jamie Vircks Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Recreational reading in secondary schools through book clubs, Briana White Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2016

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The effects of digital storytelling on student motivation and student engagement, Robyn Bredvick Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Developing authentic summative assessments that correlate to the Next Generation Science Standards for a middle school science classroom, Nick Bushkofsky Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Supporting reading curriculum without restricting access to library materials: Resources for teacher librarians, Tricia Carty Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Fogging practices of Iowa counties for mosquito abatement, Alex Jay Davey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Exploring effective classroom management techniques in a 1:1 classroom setting, Kenton Engels Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Female sexuality in current young adult literature, Joanna M. Freking-Smith Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Readers' advisory program for non proficient readers, Lisa Gogel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Make it so: Employing a multi-player starship bridge simulator in a military-based leadership course, Robert Green Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A selective annotated list of reading promotion events recommended for elementary students, Nicole Nadine Guldager Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A twist on happily ever after : Fractured fairy tales for young adults, Kathryn Hale Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The use of mentor texts to teach writing in kindergarten, first and second grades, Mary Heeringa Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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E-readers and struggling middle school readers, Abigail L. Hendrickson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Content analysis of two libraries resources for supporting primary economics instruction, Lindsey J. Hilts Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Racial disparities among African Americans primarily in the criminal justice system and other areas in society, Juana D. Hollingsworth Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Online audiobook reference guide for Iowa elementary school librarians, Kerry LeWarne Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Makerspaces and the Iowa Core: Connections in a high school library, Tracie Marshall Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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After-school success: Associations between youth participants and youth outcomes, Dana Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Robotics in the classroom: The effectiveness of robotics based curriculum in STEM education, Mark Nall Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The need for a teacher librarian to take a leadership role in the implementation of supplemental reading program initiatives to achieve desired student outcomes, Mindy M. Reimer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Exposure therapy discontinuation among Iraq War veterans, Kendra Renner Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Impact of problem based learning on teaching light to middle school science students, Stephanie Yager Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2015

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Alternative therapy for sickle cell disease, Huda Alsultan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The 21st century school teacher librarian: Trends in the Iowa school library survey data over the last decade, Emily Baltes Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Active landing velocity: "pawing motion", Erin Dean Blind Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The return on investment from comprehensive worksite health promotion programs, Kayla Nicole Blocker Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The downside of being up: The blight of the nonprofit pedestal, Jamie Branch Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Instruction and standards-referenced grading in a 9th grade conceptual physics classroom, John C. Chai Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The 1930s: The Great Depression and beyond ; an annotated bibliography, Tydra Corbin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of school library circulation policy change: A case study, Kristen Downes Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Middle school leisure reading selection: Influences during selection and implications for school library programs, Jessica A. Elliot Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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An annotated bibliography of materials recommended for middle school classrooms regarding the multiple perspectives on the causes of the American Civil War, Emma Folland Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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ELA teacher perceptions of the school librarian's role in standards implementation, Franny Frey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Genrifying the school library's fiction collection, Andrea Hora Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The use of marketing in nonprofit organizations, Elizabeth Kehret Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using a 5E learning cycle to adapt a college physics instructional unit for high school, Stacia Marie Kelly Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The inclusion of engineering design into the high school biology curriculum, Cody D. LaKose Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Generational characteristics: How do we all play together, Jessica L. Malcheff Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Poverty and homelessness : A content analysis of children's nonfiction literature, Christine Newell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Factors influencing successful planning and implementation and employee participation in worksite wellness programs, Amanda Ramthun Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Lifeguard fitness readiness: Certification vs. qualification, Jacob Rasmussen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A study for comprehensive and collaborative relationships: Partnering public schools and nonprofit outdoor programs, Nicole Rottinghaus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teacher librarians & literacy coaches: Their roles in reading support, Nicole N. Ruthaivilavan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Nonprofit marketing strategies for small organizations, Emily Saveraid Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Understanding by Design unit lesson plans for the next generation science standards: life science, Arie Schiller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Student achievement in the area of inquiry learning with the implementation of 1:1 iPads, Denise Shekleton Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Strength in numbers: collaborating to support nonprofit advocacy, Emily J. Shields Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Influx of child immigrants to the United States: Policy & practice implications, Megan Vogt Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2016 Award

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Sustainable microfinancing: improving microenterprise's traditional measures of success, Stephen R. Watson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2014

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The effectiveness of flipped classroom learning in higher education : a literature review from 2009 to 2014, Samir Taha Amin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Influencing incoming fourth graders' reading habits through a summer literature circle: A case study, Brandy E. Bingman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Affordances of flipped learning and its effects on student engagement and achievement, Jarod Bormann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Overhand throwing: overuse injury analysis, Peter Z. Broome Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of on-line math games and e-books use on elementary student achievement, Mel Carnahan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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To complete or not complete : Student persistence in post-secondary education online courses, Amy Christian Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Digital storytelling : the impact on student engagement, motivation and academic learning, Mindy Foelske Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A review of the effects of computer-based reading programs on middle school students, Ann Hansen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Integrating iPads into the elementary physical education curriculum, Tyler M. Hellmann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Understanding motivating factors for college students involvement in club sports, Ryan Thomas Houselog Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The collaborative relationship between teacher librarians and public librarians, Jennifer J. Keltner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of interactive videoconferencing on elementary literacy : collaborative learning environment, Heather A. Klenke Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of Web 2.0 pedagogy on student engagement, collaboration, and achievement, Kelsey Lage Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of blogging on K-12 student learning: engagement, self-expression, and higher-order thinking, Brian McGurk Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Determining the benefits and designing an externship program for medical office students at Marshalltown Community College, Kristin Murphy Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of game-based learning on middle school students' academic achievement, Marija-Lisa Musselman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Resource to support teaching local history in Baxter, Iowa, Greg Pickett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The health benefits of dietary fiber consumption of adults in the United States, Nathan Stewart Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective implementation of 1:1 computing : benefits and teacher readiness, Kirstin Thompson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Video modeling : play skills for students with autism spectrum disorder via peers, Ashley Ulin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effectiveness of blended learning on student engagement, Tyler Youngers Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2013

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Reader's workshop: A new approach to integrating literacy, Ashlea M. Ahrenholtz Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Prevalence of obesity and culturally appropriate prevention among young adolescents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Wardah Almahdi Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Improving multiplication fact recall; Interventions that lead to proficiency with mathematical facts, Brandon J. Bauer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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What are the effects of integrating technology into student literacy?, Lauren A. Bitetto Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Teacher perceptions of graphic novels, Katherine Block Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Vocabulary instruction : becoming word conscious to support reading comprehension, Amy Evelyn Bries Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using TPACK to promote effective language teaching in an ESL/EFL classroom, Wilson M. R. Bugueño Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using readers theaters to help students develop reading fluency, Adrianna D. Cavanaugh Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of explicit writing instruction, Christine M. Clark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Comparison of student achievement, understanding, enjoyment, and motivation in mathematics units for high-achieving fifth graders with and without creative problem solving games, Kalyn Jon Cody Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of Latinos in young adult fiction, Jennifer Cole Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A training guide and reference handbook for elementary school library secretaries in the Iowa City Community School District, Lisa Collier Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Artist residency programs: The present and future, Emily Coussens Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Technology, toddlers and vocabulary development, Gwendolyn Dayton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective comprehension strategies in the elementary classroom, Melissa Ann Determan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The uniqueness of the English language learner : Research based strategies for English language learners, Carolyn Lindgren Dietz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using the instructional coaching model to implement positive behavior supports in early childhood special education programs, Heather Donoho Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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College freshmen dispositional readiness: Examining the perceptions, Jennifer Dovre Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Literature circles and technology : a study of students' attitudes, Laura Ann Edwards Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effect of student choice on acquisition of alphabet knowledge, Lindsey L. Fonkert Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of STEM inquiry practices on English language acquisition in a first grade classroom in Thailand, Rebecca J. Fuhrman-Petersen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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What are the mechanisms of action of stereotype threat and how does it contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease in African Americans, Anthony Gage Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Transition to kindergarten : a project for the Grinnell-Newburg School District, Donna Godar Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of peer-conferencing on writing revisions in a second grade classroom, Emily C. Guetzlaff Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Books, blogging, and boredom : the impact of one-to-one computing on student engagement and literacy, Amanda M. Hudson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Iowa core technology integration: A resource for kindergarten through second grade teachers, Shalyn Huerter Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Investigating the use of an interactive whiteboard to teach literacy in the early childhood classroom, Laci A. Hummel Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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How elementary students can apply self-guided learning strategies in the classroom, Nicole Ivers Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Gifted student achievement and motivation levels related to participation in gifted programming, Stacey M. Jambura Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A comparison of print and e-book texts with 4th grade students to evaluate comprehension and motivation, Sarah Johnson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Portrayal of agriculture in children's literature: Contemporary stories in picture books, traditional tales, and nonfiction, Kathryn S. Koller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A professional development program for balanced literacy, Sheila Charlene McCullough Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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How educators and parents can collaborate to improve student reading fluency, Jackie M. McDermott Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A selective annotated bibliography of materials recommended for junior high classrooms regarding resistance during the Holocaust, Katharine Mulfinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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101 books for youth that feature hunters & hunting, Leann Seddon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Integrated curriculum in the elementary classroom, Katherine Decker Simpson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Scheduled library visits and reading achievement, David Stanfield Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Improving 21st century literacy skills and student engagement by integrating digital storytelling across the curriculum, Sandra J. Steinfadt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A comparative analysis of leisure and tourism in China and in the USA, Xin Wang Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A need for motivation : increasing engagement to bolster success, Libbie M. Willert Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Facilitating transfer for adult learners through cross-cultural e-learning, Min Zhang Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2012

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Understanding and meeting the needs of the millennials in the classroom: A literature review, Amanda Alexander Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Implementing a family involvement project in early childhood classrooms, Elizabeth Barrett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teens Read book trailers, Jill Besler Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Leadership of identified gifted compared to high-potential students studying Iowa's natural history, Katie E. Broeg Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Lecture capture technology : does it make a difference on college student achievement?, Debra S. Bruxvoort Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Influence of digital communication on young adult contemporary fiction, Melissa J. Dagel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective professional development and social media technologies' potential for enhancement, Jami J. Elliott Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Supporting English language learners in today's early childhood classrooms, Katie Furlong Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Multicultural picture books: Windows and mirrors, Dawn M. Goodale Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Implementing electronic storybooks and the effects on reading achievement at the elementary level, Chelsey Heidemann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Fifth graders' discussions of graphic novels facilitated by de Bono Thinking Skills, Kimberly Ann Jennings Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Access versus circulation for kindergarten students, Linda Johnson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The inverted classroom : a literature review, Jennie Kies Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Comparing fossil instruction with and without analogy use for gifted middle-school students, Tabatha J. Klopp Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Digital storytelling : building 21st century literacy skills in the secondary classroom, William P. Lammers Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role of the school principal in technology integration : a literature review, Lance Lennon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Building 21st century business skills in high school business classrooms using digital games and simulations, Stacy Marcus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Universal Design for Learning at the University of Northern Iowa, Marty Mark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective in-service professional development for child care providers, Tina McCullough Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Invented spelling and its value in kindergarten, Michelle J. McDonald Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using Positive Behavior Instructional Support (PBIS) in early childhood, Megan Merkel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Differentiated instruction : learning profiles, assessment, and professional development, Sharon Kay Meyer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects new literacy and digital learning have on our youth, Joshua L. Mitchell Sr. Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using social technology in professional development: a literature review, Catherine M. Olson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Peer coaching in early childhood, Michelle Silvera Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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School library circulation records: What do they reveal about boys' reading preferences?, Chelsea Sims Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of pretend play on cognitive and academic development of kindergarten students, April Marie Thelen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Observation as a formal assessment tool in early childhood classrooms : a professional development module, Kathleen M. Thornton-Lang Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role of teacher belief systems in technology integration, Joni M. Walvatne Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using serious games in an educational setting, Angela Webb Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Infant literacy, Tera Weber Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teaching perfectionism through cartoons compared to bibliotherapy for primary grade students, Miranda L. Zousel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2011

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Supporting student learning through scientific inquiry, Allison J. Barness Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Kindergartners can read and understand : emergent reading strategies at work, Kacey Lynn Beyer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Homework : Providing quality activities that engage the students and extend the learning from the classroom, Angella M. Blatz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teaching poetry writing in the primary grades, Staci Cramer-Wilkinson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Readers' workshop in the elementary classroom, Alaina Terese Daters Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Surveying the online classroom : Student reactions to e-learning, Jordan Dierks Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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An analysis of the Dynamics Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) assessment, Lisa Doering Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Misconceptions in middle school life science and strategies teachers can use to change them, Jody L. Fairbanks Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Supervision in the school library program: Administrator expectations of paraprofessionals and traveling teacher librarians, Dixie Forcht Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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PCE groundwater quality assessment of the University of Northern Iowa campus area, Brian Gedlinske Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Homework : burden or benefit?, Mandy Glawe Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Social discourse of literature circles with a focus on gender, Laurie Hornor Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Children with cerebral palsy and early intervention services, GenaLee Horsfield Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Motivating struggling readers, Tawnie Kerska Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Student motivation and No Child Left Behind, Tiffany Kleckner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Curricular integration in the elementary classroom, Jill Leibold Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Engaging emergent writers with anchor lessons, Jamie Meyer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Life of chaos, life of hope: Dystopian literature for young adults, Lisa Newgard Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Student motivation : encouraging children to read in school, Kelly White Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Are students ready for post-secondary research?, Paula Winward Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The development of musical improvisation in second grade children, Akiko Yoshizawa Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2010

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Design practices business organizations employ to deliver virtual classroom training, Rebecca L. Adams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Meeting social emotional needs in early childhood education, Veronica Armstrong Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Divorce and its effects on the development of children, Lisa Barron Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Exploring behavior disorders in children and adolescents, Melissa Berger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Obsessive compulsive disorder, Angela Bigelow Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Motivation and its impact on the academic achievement of at-risk students, Emily Ann Bishop Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Welcome to the Iowa Early Learning Standards : a professional development opportunity, Tammy R. Bormann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Fifth grade student learning and interest in the American Revolution through reading graphic novels compared to reading biography or other nonfiction books, Kari Bosma Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of parental alcoholism on child development, Randi Burns Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Designing a library program to increase the number of fourth grade reading goals, Jodonna Carlson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Essential assessment for quality online learning in higher education, Shu-hsiang Chen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Applying forgiveness therapy to survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), Tiffany L. Clark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Cyber-communication : can virtual server technologies serve as effective media delivery tools for human performance enhancement?, James E. Dorris Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Developing personal learning networks through social media as an effective learning strategy across generational demographics, John A. Engelhart Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Self-censorship in Iowa elementary libraries, Lacey Fliger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Designing and developing online instruction for the adult learner : learning theories, motivational models, and e-tivities, Krystal Grady Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Facilitating maximum benefit for students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in distance education, Rodd Grady Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Divorce : supporting children and adolescents, Shannon Griffiths Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Interaction and social learning : keys in distance education, Delmar Hafermann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Writing instruction : a new approach, Sunni M. Hart Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Designing effective multi-user learning environments to enhance game-based learning, Brian C. Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The question is the answer : making the language arts classroom meaningful with essential questions and student-driven inquiry, Ashley A. Jorgensen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Cloning in young adult fiction, Jennifer L. Kehoe Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Sheldon community history traveling trunk project, Jan M. Kinderknecht Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Mediation as an effective method to transform relationships and resolve conflict, Julie R. Kneip Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Major depression : diagnosis and intervention, Lindsay Linck Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Exercise intervention, Thomas Earl Loney Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A review of instructional strategies for assisting children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the preschool classroom, Michelle Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Educating a school community implementing a one-to-one laptop learning initiative, Shannon McClintock Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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What is really happening when I teach? : a self-study in a secondary English classroom, Margaret Christensen Mnayer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Social development of children with allergies & asthma, Nicholas Mohwinkle Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Cyberbullying : a literature review, Natalie Nesbitt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Constructivism and distance education : meeting the needs of adult learners in distance education, Kimberly D. Nicholson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using mobile devices in education, Jennifer N. Nitchals Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Virtual field trips, Jill R. Stannard Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Borderline personality disorder and suicidal attempts : how to calm an uprising dilemma, Ashley Anne Welter Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Electronic portfolios : tools for authenic formative assessment, Melissa Yocum Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A mixed-methods research study comparing observations during integrated curriculum lessons with traditional single-subject lessons for primary-age students, Ksenia Sergeevna Zhbanova Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2009

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Attachment and the schools, Jennifer N. Allan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Aspergers syndrome, Miquel K. Anastasi Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Reading instruction at the secondary level, justified or unjustified? : real strategies for content area reading instruction with applications for social studies, Bridgette Pohlman Andersen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Promoting the development of creativity in students, Amy M. Anderson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Obsessive compulsive disorder, Dorothy M. Bartleson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of homework on academic achievement of diverse learners, Jed Batterson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The portrayal of Asian intercountry adoptees in children's literature, Rachel A. Burrow Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Remember me always, love you forever: A mother's memory book, Katie Houselog Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Princesses persevere: Seeking representations of gender equity in modern fairy tales, Erin Becker McConnell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The portrayal of volunteer firefighters in children's literature, Jamie Noack Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2008

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Rapid eLearning : its impact on instructional design in the corporate world, Stephen W. Acheson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Addicted to food : food as a drug, Emily A. Axvig Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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My philosophy of educational leadership, David A. Clark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role of writing: Increasing higher level thinking for all students, Caroline Elser Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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School library orientation: Introducing teachers to the roles and services of teacher librarians, Allison Emery Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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An herbal ABC book: A contribution to information available to children and adults, Linda Jo Kirkland Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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School librarians are teachers too!: University of Northern Iowa teacher education majors and their perceptions of the role of the school librarian, Colleen Nelson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The portrayal of bullying in young adult fiction novels, Deanna L. Weber Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2007

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Use of learning styles in the selection of instructional strategies : Does pedagogy lead to practice?, Roger E. Baker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Sheltered instruction observation protocol (SIOP) : a model for English language learners, Edith L. Bakley Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Introversion : relationship with mental well-being, Elizabeth A. Balder Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Sandplay with children in the school setting, Sophie I. Banwarth Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Partnering with homeschoolers: Collaborations between homeschoolers and public schools, Sharon Gerst Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Readers' workshop: Giving students time, choice, and flexibility in the classroom, Jennifer Lynn Shaffer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Instructional recommendations for the teaching of writing, Bridgette Wagoner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2006

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The effects of divorce in a society with ever-changing family structures, Rebecca L. Ahlstrom Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Reflective practitioner as the leader of learning : a reflective essay, Julie A. Amendt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Nebbe's Nature Nest : a summary of an animal assisted therapy camp, Trisha L. Ames Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Optimal characteristics for happy and satisfying marriages, Britni J. Anderson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred way for leading secondary schools : a reflective essay, Travis M. Axeen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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An introduction to body dysmorphic disorder for mental health counselors, Teresa M. Barrett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for educational leadership : a reflective essay, Amy M. Beach Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Americans with Disabilities Act and how it affects post-secondary education, Annette Louise Beck Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of emotional intelligence in everyday life : what counselors can do to reinforce E.I. in couples counselings, Bridget M. Bencke Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Intuition, reflection, and theory: Student and teacher learning through multigenre memoir, Angela A. Benham Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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An investigation of the elderly in fiction for young people, Deborah Louise Berthelsen Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Harry Potter: A comparison of the characters, themes, setting and plot with the Arthurian legend, Diane L. Engbretson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A textual analysis of the role of women in historical fiction for young people, Jennifer Youngblut Gassman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The availability of young adult fiction containing overt gay and lesbian characters in secondary schools in Northeast Iowa Area Education Agency 1, Misty Dawn Gray Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2005

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English language learner program at Irving Elementary : finding a life preserver for sink or swim education, Pamela Argotsinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A vision of educational leadership, Cheryl J. Bentley Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Toward successful student writers: Change and growth in writing workshop, Kirstey Ewald Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2004

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"Changing tradition: New frontiers in spelling instruction" : a developmental spelling word study workshop, Melissa A. Adams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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From LtoJ : the effects of an assessment approach on student achievement in mathematics at the middle school level, Toni Andersen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of a word-study spelling curriculum on spelling instruction and student spelling achievement, Jan Baker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Suicide risk assessment and implications for counselors, Shannon L. Beelner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Developing state guidelines for school library media programs in Iowa: Plans for progress into the 21st century, Becky Stover Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Plans for progress into the 21st century: A guide to planning for school library media programs, Becky Stover Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2003

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Family-centered early intervention : principles and process, Jody Albertson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effects of maternal depression on youth adjustment, Jennifer Alexander Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Coping with divorce, Amanda Sue Lawless Anderson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The motivating aspects of technology, Mary Ascher Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Writing in a second grade math class, Tammy Bakken Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Childhood depression and schools, Jeni Barry Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Supporting grieving students in schools, Erin E. Bartholomew Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role educational technology plays in student achievement and teacher preparation, Overton Howard Bean Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A philosophical explanation of education today : a reflective essay, Brant J. Bemus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2002

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The importance of behavioral interventions and stimulant medication effects on reducing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Elizabeth Alvarez Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Creating and maintaining a safe environment in the public high school : a reflective essay, Chris Anderson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Helping families to capitalize on literacy in their homes, Paula K. Azinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering secondary schools : a reflective essay, Scott B. Bailey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Parents in education (PIE), Kathy L. Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Characteristics and concepts of Muslims as portrayed in children's fictional literature, Judy Diane Kingery Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2001

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Literature-based language arts extended to science, Brandee M. Alexander Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Cultural connection : a communication project designed to enhance cultural awareness and global workforce skills, Devon M. Anderson Winters Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Identity formation of Asian American teenagers and the role of the school counselor, Susan K. Baker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Family literacy, Dorothy Fay Bantz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Facing the death of a child : effects on the family system, Rita Kae Conger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2000

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A preferred vision for administering secondary schools : a reflective essay, Jonna D. Andersen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Mentoring to foster children's emerging literacy, Janet K. Archer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Developing and assessing integrated technology curriculum, Kelly Baier Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering schools : a reflective essay, David W. Baker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A literature-based thematic unit for a multi-age classroom : friendship, Leslie Baxter Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using technology to support the implementation of vocabulary and comprehension strategies, Lisa Beames Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Two units of instruction for the Spanish language : basic vocabulary development in grades four through seven, Megan Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering secondary schools : a reflective essay, Troy E. Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1999

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Writing portfolios in a resource room, Marcquelyn S. Allensworth Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Outdoor play, Carolyn E. Althaus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Reading recovery : impact of an early intervention approach, Lisa J. Atkinson-Hoefer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Commonalities connecting biraciality and bisexuality : building integrated support in the college environment, Kelly R. Barrett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role of a school business manager : a reflective essay, Carl D. Benning Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A qualitative analysis of the Dakota in histories of the late nineteenth century written for middle school students, Mary Lou Weber Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 1998

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Looking at children looking at art : teacher response to aesthetic journals in art, Julie A. Alden Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Electronic job searching : suggestions for educators, Jan Andreesen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Ability grouping in the elementary school, Ellen M. Azinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Androgogy and K-12 technology staff development : towards effective practice, Craig Barnum Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Retention in the schools, Sandy Barry Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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What do young children know about numerosity? : implications for teachers, Keely J. Beam Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay, Joseph M. Bearns Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Inclusion of an autistic child into a self-contained third grade classroom, Arlene M. Belt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A phenomenological analysis of an instructional systems design creative project, Daniel M. Benson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Coordinating general classroom reading instruction with Reading Recovery instruction, Jane E. Bentley-Gadow Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1997

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A vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay, Denise R. Aalderks Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Meeting the needs of gifted students through teacher inservicing, Amy M. Akers Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Block scheduling : effects on the visual arts at the secondary level, Laura J. Angove Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The unit letter : a strategy for reconciling explicit instruction and whole language, Lucy Butin Ashby Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay, Floyd Athay Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Applying student development theories to intramural sports programming, Aaron L. Babcock Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Building and implementing a program review for gifted education in an urban school district, Anna Mae Bagby Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Parent/teacher communication in a middle school setting, Christine Joan Bailey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay, John Adam Barker Jr. Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Total Quality Management : administrative applications in higher education, Samuel L. Barr Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Leading a middle school into the 21st century : a reflective essay, Jeffrey A. Barry Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Impact of a six-trait character education program on sixth-grade students' perceived attitudes and behaviors, Cindy S. Baumgartner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A preferred vision for administering secondary schools : a reflective essay, Joyce M. Bechtel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Combining adventure therapy and reality therapy as a treatment approach with adolescents, Shawn C. Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Qualitative assessment of the writing process, Laura L. Behrends Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1996

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Use of learning theories in media design, Janet Adams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Is library automation feasible for all elementary schools?, Tiffany Bayless Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Analyzing student feedback : a case study of the new evening degree program at UNI, Gary L. Bergen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Integrating World Wide Web searching skills into world geography information skills curriculum, Karla Kay Steege Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1995

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Alcohol prevention programs, Laura Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1994

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School-home partnership to promote literacy, Cheryl L. Adam Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1992

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A preferred vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay, Janie M. Adams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1977

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A history of the Department of Library Science at the University of Northern Iowa, 1948-1968, Myral A. S. Gilson Open Access Graduate Research Paper