Graduate Research Papers

 

The Graduate Research Paper/Project is a non-thesis paper/project, which 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. There are some papers/projects in this collection that were done for specific classes within the graduate curriculum. To view the Award Winners, click here.


From this page, you can browse our Graduate Research Papers by academic department or by the year of completion Some Graduate Research Papers/Projects are not eligible for open access.

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Submissions from 2024

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Student Reading Motivation through Book Talks, Amy Abbott, Stephanie Stockton, Luvy Webb, and Jessica Werderman Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A Case Study of the Impact of Lateral Reading Instruction On Students’ Evaluation of Digital Information, Devon Allbee, Jenny Marburger, and Tiffany Ostrowski Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Emma Andersen, Violin, Emma Andersen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Components of Effective After School Programs in Under Resourced Communities, Hector Salamanca Arroyo Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A Proposal for an Analysis of the Depiction of Prosocial Behaviors in High Quality Early Elementary Picture Books, Teresa Bettin Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The Impact of Book Self-Selection and Format on Student Motivation to Read, Josie Bishop, Mattie Carstens, and Molly Mitola Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults, Karlyn Bouska Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Gamification and Engagement in a 3rd Grade Classroom, Ellen Braet Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Physical Activity and Mental Health Symptoms in Adults, Olivia A. Brecht Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Impacts of Schools, Technology, and Covid-19 on Elementary Students’ Social Skills: Next Steps Post Covid-19, Paige Busick Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Adverse Childhood Experiences Increasing the Likelihood of Substance Use Disorder, Kelsey L. Cain Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Graduate Portfolio, Olivia Campbell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Desert or Mirage? An Examination of Food Deserts in Iowa Cities, Andrew Creasey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Addressing the "Why" Behind Student Behavior Through Tier 2 Behavioral Interventions, Meg Dredge Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Adverse Childhood Experiences and Alcohol Use in Adulthood, Callie Franzen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Achieving Cost-Effectiveness in the Production of High-Quality Plastic Tiles through Chemical Recycling, Emmanuel Ophel Gilbert Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Body Image in College Athletics, Tyrell Gordon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining the Use of Personal Narrative on Students’ Understandings of Identity, Abigail Heggen Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Cognitive Decline, Ashley Highland Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Effect of Gratitude Journaling on Counselor Stress, Emily Kause Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Experiences of Women High School Band Directors in Iowa, Karina Kelso Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Evidence Behind the Use of Mental Health and Social-Emotional Screenings in Schools, Makenna C. Klug Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Academic Health Department Partnerships: Impacts and Implications, Madeline Kraft Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Equity Focused PBIS as a Potential Solution to the Discipline Gap, Sydney Laures Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Morgan List, Piano In a Graduate Recital, Morgan List Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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How Pizza and Stickers Drove My Kids to Read and Kept Them Reading, Tiya Montaño Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Impact of Bullying on Depression in Sexual Minority Adolescents, Ian Neff Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Retention and Attrition of Teachers of Color: Why Teachers of Color Leave the Profession, Alexix Noring Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A Departure from Standards Focused Writing, Clement Peneueta Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A Case Study of the Influence of the Teacher Librarian On Middle and High School Student Book Selection, Hilary Peyton, Lindsay Salinas, Josie Smock, and Meg Tisinger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Impact of Sexual Assault and the Influence of Leadership within the Military, Holly Rigel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Joley Seitz, Soprano In a Graduate Recital, Joley Seitz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Caleb Self, Composition in a Graduate Student Recital, Caleb Self Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Evaluation of a Plate Tectonic NGSS-Designed Unit in Ninth-Grade Earth and Space Science Using an EQuIP Rubric, Amber Rose Heller Sherwood Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Culturally Responsive Practice and Reading Motivation: Action Research on Community Involvement in Literature Circles, Lindsey Sinnwell Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Implications of Educational Environments for Gender and Sexually Diverse Adolescents, Margaret J. Staff Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Role of Parental Divorce in Childhood on Depression Among Adults, Amy Stoermer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Smart Grids: A Comprehensive Literature Review, Steven Stroud Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Representation of LGBTQ+ Characters In the 2019 to 2022 Iowa Teen Award Books, Jamie Thompson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Yoga and Mental Health among Young Adult Women, Coryssa Tucke Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Investigating the Effects Math Achievement Has on a Student’s Attitude Toward Physics, Katherine Weivoda Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Impact on Growth of the Scientific and Engineering Practices Throughout the Semester in 9th Grade Earth Science, Mallory Wills-Howe Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Impact of Gamification on the Motivation of Students in the Classroom Setting, Jack Woodard Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2023

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An Analysis of Sex Trafficking Support Services in Mental Health Care for Survivors, Darian Marie Alexandria Auge Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Motivations and Execution of Corporate Charitable Giving, Matthew Richard Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Impact of Philanthropic Stewardship on Distributions from Donor Advised Funds, Elizabeth Messerli Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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How Women Are Changing Philanthropy in the United States, Katrina M. Pipasts Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Latino/a First Generation College Students: Academic Success, Sense of Belonging, and Overall Well-Being, Alma Puga Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Digital Marketing as Best Practice for Fundraising and Donor Loyalty, Jake Hennes Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Matching the Art with Science: Best Practices for Major Gift Programs, Andrew Peter Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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An Analysis of Social Media Practices in the Nonprofit Field, Samantha Schupanitz Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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An Analysis of a Multigenerational Workforce, Paula F. Atkins Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Assessing Policy Implementation In The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs: A Case-By-Case County Analysis, Dylan Boles Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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¿Adónde ir? Los efectos perpetuos de la formación "inexistente" para maestros de inmersión lingüística, Cody J. Boozell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Diversity in Collections Utilizing Accelerated Reader Programs, Leah Cahill Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Tolerance Allocation Considering Multiple Phases of the Product Life Cycle for Optimum Cost, Performance, and Sustainability Using the HEIM Framework, Shravya Dorna Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Aligned 3rd Grade Weather Unit, Jennifer Hageman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Development and Implementation of a NGSS Curriculum Unit for Astronomy in Ninth-Grade Earth and Space Science, Jessica Hughes Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Communicating Emotions Through Art and Conversation, Paige E. Kayvan, Samantha R. Doyle, Payton Cannon, and Traci Jolley Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2024 Award

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The Impact of Summer Camps on the Perceptions of Individuals with Disabilities and Their Support Systems, Sally Krull Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Failure to Thrive: Exploring the Relationship Between Organizational Resilience, COVID-19, and The Great Resignation, Tyler R. Lanz Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The Influence of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors in a Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) Program and Its Effects on Urban and Rural Demographics as a Long-Term Solution for Community Cat Management, Hannah E. Litke Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Research Portfolio, JuanDaniel Lopez Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Read the Feed: Evaluating the Role of an Interactive Infant Feeding Simulator on Demonstrated Feeding Skills, Sarah MacDougall, Kelsey Feller, and Alyssa Mason Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Elementary Children Through the Use of Quality Picture Books: A Content Analysis, Shauna Mostek Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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White Saviorism and the Nonprofit Sector, Candice Revita-Ramirez Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The Effect of Walking Outdoors on Stress, Riley N. Rodemaker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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What's Your Story? An Analysis of Video Storytelling for Nonprofit Organizations, Madeline Rummel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Factors Influencing Participation in Collegiate Bands, Stephen Seaberg Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Fostering Post-Secondary Education Opportunities for Today's Foster Children, William Michael Smith Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Does systematic phonological awareness in the early primary grades impact student learning beyond primary grades, Renee Lyn Sorenson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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La Serva Padrona: Production Research and Design, Grace Sullivan Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Comparison of Load Balancing Algorithms in Cloud Computing, Rajkumar Vishnani Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Using Fundraising Data Strategically in Nonprofit Organizations to Drive Relational Fundraising, Anna L. Warner Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Somewhere I Belong: An Assessment of Nonprofit Retention Initiatives Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Janessa Weightman Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

Submissions from 2022

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Building an understanding of the Common Core state standards and complex texts, while supporting upper elementary readers with complex text through shared reading, Joanna Mae Carlson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Identifying misconceptions about evolution relative to science curriculum exposure at the secondary level, Rachel Carney Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A historical analysis of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA) response and recovery to Gulf Coast hurricane and other weather-related disasters, Lauren Marie Denning Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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High school earth science students evaluating agricultural solutions, Jaclyn Citlali Sanchez Erickson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Relationship between decoding and writing with early readers: An action research study, Nicole M. Henningsen Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Vocabulary strategies in elementary science - A self-study, Katherine Hooey Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Partnership to grow effective readers: professional learning for interventionists and classroom teachers, Jennifer Lane Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teacher librarian influence on students' self-selection of books, Elizabeth A. Nelson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of Native Americans and Native culture in children's picture books, Janace Nester Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Integrating the Next Generation Science Standards into a 9th grade physical science classroom using Newton's second law of motion, Chad Pietig Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Pleasure reading workshop: Meeting SEL competencies based on sustained (and maybe not so silent) reading, Lora Sink Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The influence of book talks on reader engagement in fourth grade students, Jennifer Smith Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Sustainability aspects of 3D printing, Subhashree Sundharram Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A case study of the impact a pleasure reading curriculum has on students' passion for reading, Danielle M. Wolfe Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Hey! That's how I feel! A qualitative content analysis of anxiety in middle grade literature, Heather M. Wood Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2021

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The influence of book club conversations on reluctant or struggling readers, JaDee Jo Gloede Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Mental illness representation in young adult literature, Ashley Aberle Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Re-socialization within organizations: Examining the socialization and job satisfaction of employees following an organizational transition, Sloan T. Alberhasky Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Exploring work environment standards in Saudi Arabia companies, Yousef Almalki Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of characters with autism in picture books, Tara Amundson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of advocacy and social justice work on nonprofit funding and support, Brittany Appleton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Analysis of assessments on secondary students' development and interpretation of models, Alaina L. Appley Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Impact of inquiry science courses on preservice elementary students' ideas on science, Lance Charles Baetsle Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Bias and barriers: An exploration of preventive measures to minimize the presence of Latinx professionals in postsecondary education, Janine Baeza Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Teaching race through multicultural children's literature, Kaley Bailey and Maiya Duthoo-Wolpert Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The potential of affecting final potency of a poultry vaccine using Lean methodology, Amber Bergeson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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

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Examining diversity in the Iowa Goldfinch Award, Jill M. Doyle Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Creation and implementation of an integrated climate change curriculum centered on earth and life science standards, Katherine Eastin Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Best business practices in cause-related marketing, Anna Eiskamp Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Impacts of evolving technology In nonprofits, Abby E. Engelberth Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Examining teacher librarians' impact on students' self-selection strategies, Sarah Gunsolley Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

New frameworks for fundraising in performing arts nonprofits: trust, commitment, and utility as donor motivation, Evan Hilsabeck Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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The portrayal of fathers in children's literature, Kate A. Hite Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Inspiring students to take action in order to make positive change through the integration of social studies themes in children's literature, Morgan Ives, Taylor Marsho, Ashtyn Riley, and Deidra Rudd Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Accuracy of self-assessment in a ninth grade earth science classroom, Alyssa Jacobson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effects of stepwise guided inquiry on students' attitudes and depth of knowledge from written lab reflections in high school chemistry, Melissa Rae Campbell Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2022 Award

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Abracadabra: Combatting Nonprofit Turnover When Your Staff Perform the Disappearing Act, Averi Gabrielle Jones Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Data-Driven Decision Making in Nonprofit Organizations, Amanda Kline Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Process for Nonprofits and Foundations to Engage in Productive Partnerships, Anna McCutcheon Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Diverse representation within secondary-level state consortium-provided e-books, Jill McDonald Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Enhancing scientific literacy through attention to argumentation as a disciplinary literacy practice, Whitney McWilliams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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School speech-language pathologists' identification, use, and need of resources and materials, Emily Michael, Melissa Tranel, and Hannah Fahey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Rising above the Stigma: Developing young leaders through Peer Mentoring, Shawn Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

What are the benefits and challenges of diversification of revenue for nonprofit organizations, Mckenzie Musser Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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A case study of the impact of teacher librarian collaboration in the instruction of information literacy and digital citizenship on student achievement in inquiry skills, Abby M. Mussmann Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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It's hard to lose: Embracing a place-based mindset and reculturing rural areas and students, Anthony T. Skip Olson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Student access to school-based health care and the effects on academic achievement, behavior, and mental health, Brooke C. Olson Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The historical and cultural accuracy of the Japanese internment camps in children's literature, Zoey Perrigo Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Human impact on the environment: A middle school project based learning unit development, Shannon Power Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Development of a NGSS curriculum unit for periodic trends and properties in ninth-grade physical science, Amy L. Price Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Engaging Older Adults in Virtual Volunteering: Benefits and Barriers in Good and Trying Times, Theresa Price Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Portrayal of females in notable science trade books for children, Carolyn Proesch Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Model-based predictive controller design, Soheil Sadeghi Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Analysis of student perceptions on climate change in a rural Iowa school district, Tyler Scholl Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Nonprofit Crowdfunding Best Practices, Shelly Smith Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Immediate vs. deferred feedback during formative assessments in a 9th grade physical science course, Jordan Sonntag Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining the impact a teacher librarian has on students' self-selection strategies, Stefanie Throndson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Autoethnography on teaching during a pandemic, Kelsey Ufford Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Nonprofit fundraising: A look at effective employees’ participation, Moses A. Ulom Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Collaboration in a Crisis Management, Ann Wolf Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2020

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Representation of Native peoples in picture books about Christopher Columbus: A literary analysis, Mari Butler Abry Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of characters with physical disabilities in picture books, Emily Biederman Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The Presentation of Race at Mark Twain Historical Sites in Hannibal, Missouri, Anthony Wayne Birch Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of the use of mobile computing on vocabulary learning in the language classroom, Lorena Harger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Characterizing protagonists in graphic novels for teens, Danielle Lahr Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of immigration in fiction for grades 4-6, Melissa N. Marwedel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Culture in transitional chapter books: Assimilation or inclusion, Jeanette P. White Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using adapted primary science literature to enhance argumentation and reasoning skills in middle school students, Betsy Wiederin Lemus Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Elementary school library program integration with art, literacy, and STEAM through makerspaces, Kristi Baldwin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Disclosure of trans & gender variant identities by students to students, C. A. Brimmer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The impact of confidence-based marking on unit exam achievement in a high school physical science course, Casey Clark Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using mentor texts to enhance the teaching of reading comprehension and writing, Alexandra Jordyn Cushman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of Diverse Family Structures in Children's Literature, Beth Grafft Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of educational attainment of state legislators on state appropriations to public higher education, Nathan J. Gruber Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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An analysis of learning targets on summative assessments in a high school chemistry course, Mark R. Hennessy Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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De Vos a Tú: Acomodación lingüística y actitudes lingüísticas en estudiantes internacionales de Centroamérica en los Estados Unidos = De Vos a Tú: linguistic accommodation and language attitudes among Central American international students in the United States, Jose Salinas Herrera Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2021 Award

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Clinical outcomes of orofacial myofunctional therapy in children without concurrent orthodontia, Julia Logan Open Access Graduate Research Paper 2021 Award

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Issues of accessibility in victim services for survivors with disabilities: an agency assessment, Sara Naughton Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Three cases of makerspace integration in school library programs in conjunction with district initiatives: Literacy, design thinking, and STEAM, Sara Pflughaupt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Influence of book clubs on reading motivation for third through fifth grade students, Allyson Reister Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Trauma in children's literature, Kyra Ross Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Trump Administration: Government secrecy, bureaucracy, and democracy, Logan J. Santel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Utilizing pre-laboratory strategies in a high school chemistry classroom to improve performance on guided inquiry labs, Jacquelyn Schmitt Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of ADHD in middle grade and young adult literature, Sydney Schuler Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Representation of LGBTQ characters in 2019 young adult literature, Janelle M. Snyder Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Gazing at scattered stars: Immigration through the lens of elementary graphic literature, Jennifer K. Stanerson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The digital bridge to campus: Mass communication and graduate student enrollment decisions, Ashley Stoppel Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Making the water cycle accessible and relevant for English language learners, Summer Teed Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Three cases of makerspace integration in school library programs in conjunction with district initiatives: STEAM, design thinking, and literacy, Lisa Tegels Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Identification of trends in scientific communication by minority students in an integrated and advanced ninth grade science curriculum, Loren Thalacker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2019

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Communicating about being parents in the workplace, Ruqayah Almuzayn Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Teacher perceptions of understaffed school libraries, Amanda Bonjour Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of gamification on student motivation, David A. Brahn Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of gamification on student engagement and motivation, Sara Butcher Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Computer science is elementary: Comprehensive plan for computer science implementation at the elementary level, Erin Chute Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using critical literacy and emotionally responsive teaching to discuss racism in a literature circle unit, Autumn Rose Den Boer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Student engagement within the use of graphic novels, Melissa Felsenthal Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A Feasibility Study on Utilizing Data Science as an Advanced Lean Manufacturing Tool in the Biopharma Manufacturing Sector, Tanya Heerts Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Best practices in assessment and evaluation of literacy at the secondary level, Meaghan Kathleen Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using NGSS phenomena as a formative assessment to measure understanding of science concepts in a ninth grade physical science classroom, Keith Richard Kohl Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Design of an Arduino Based Smart Home System, Qi Lu Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Is there a correlation between oral reading rate and social conversational speaking rate?, Sarah C. Mason Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of females in agriculturally themed children's books, Malinda Mick Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of a makerspace curriculum on the 4C's in education, Staci Novak Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of text-to-speech on students with reading disabilities, Melissa Oberembt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Data Analytics of Job Market Requirements for Technology Related Doctoral Degrees, Sidra Meo Rajput Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Representation of Controversial Materials in Middle School Library Collections in Iowa, Danielle Ramsey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of digital game-based learning on student learning: A literature review, Katrina Serrano Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective professional development design, Katie Stull Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effectiveness of using intelligent tutoring systems to increase student achievement, Tedi Swanson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Supporting early social-emotional development with wordless picture books, Kayla E. Takatsuka Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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The effects of computer coding on elementary students, Cassidy Winslow Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2018

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Capital Equipment Procurement Process and Integration Into Production, Mike A. Borwig Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Parent perspectives on inclusive bookclubs, Amy Bucciferro Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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 2020 Award

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Embracing New Experiences: Young Adult Literature About the Immigrant Experience, Ashley Hoppenjan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Thermopile Sensor Imaging System, Sumit Joshi 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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Qualitative Study of Realistic Fiction Subject Headings in a Middle School Library, Kathleen Michaelson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Selecting a Software Development Methodology Based on Project Characteristics, Semir Music 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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Improving Machine Utilization with RFID Technology During the Acquisition of a Large Capital Equipment Purchase, Richard Price Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The role of virtual environment and virtual reality for knowledge transfer, Michelle Rice Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Depression and Anxiety in Current Middle Grade Fiction: Finding Quality, Authentic Portrayals for Use in Bibliotherapy, Tonia Sandersfeld-Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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: an analysis of and conductor's guide to Alfred Reed's Russian Christmas Music, Logan Vander Wiel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Information Literacy: Expectations of High School Students in Joint Enrollment Courses, Steven Witmer 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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Defying the odds: A research based reading program project guide, Megan Casey Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Collaborative learning: Do two-stage quizzes positively affect students' perceptions of their understanding and achievement in high school physics?, Benjamin J. Arp Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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

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Taking university business courses online: An instructional designer's perspective, Zachary P. Benton-Slocum 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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Vocabulary matters : why vocabulary instruction is important and how to implement quality instruction in preschool, Melanie Blocker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Visual phonics : its impact as an instructional tool to promote literacy development in kindergarten students, Lori J. Bower 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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Invented spelling and its effect on kindergarten students' reading and writing abilities, Kelli A. Daly Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining student selection behaviors with library fiction collections, Katie Delaney Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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 value of inquiry-based science instruction for elementary students, Jessica Renae Enger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Book selection approaches and the middle school student, Sara Fischer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A Comparison of Model-Based Design and Traditional 2D Engineering Drawings in Manufacturing Using Flowchart Analysis, Josh Gerbig Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Reading aloud to tweens and teens to create empathy: A functional criteria, Elizabeth Good Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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The use of touchscreen devices to support writing development of preschoolers, Celeste Mortvedt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Collaboration between School and Public Librarians, Elizabeth Pearson 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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Energy, matter, and change: A high school chemistry unit development, Allison Schipper Open Access Graduate Research Paper

An Investigation of Gasket Improvement in Vehicle Drivetrain Applications, Keith David Schrader Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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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Prep-kindergarten teachers' beliefs : basic skills versus child-centered orientation, Katie Stundahl 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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Parent-child interaction : how it impacts language and literacy skills, Angie Thurman 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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Benefits of movement for academic achievement and classroom behaviors, Alison A. Waltz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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

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Using the Next Generation Science Standards EQuIP Rubric: Evaluating a course in biomedical science, Brandon Yoder Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2016

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The development and support of geometric and spatial concepts in preschool- and kindergarten-aged children, Laura J. Becker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of flipped instruction on student learning : perspectives from students and teachers, Britta Adams Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Fostering reading with a summer literacy unit for elementary students, Diane M. Bahrenfuss Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The use of meditation and yoga as a treatment tool for juvenile offenders in Residential Treatment Centers for relapse prevention, Danielle K. W. Ballard-Green Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective professional development for teachers : read-alouds in the middle level, Kelly Ann Behmer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Effective Implementation of Lean Practices in a Secondary Educational for the Purpose of More Effectively Preparing Students for a Career in a Manufacturing Setting, Brandon Brooks Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Increasing vocabulary and oral language skills of pre-K English language learners through shared storybook reading and take-home literacy bags, Angela Butler 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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Using interactive read-alouds to support students' comprehension, Emily D. Chaffin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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How can a child's fluency be improved and provide support for comprehension?, Sharon Marie Collins 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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The impact of specific interventions on child engagement in a preschool classroom, Sarah Elizabeth Farber Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of using digital storytelling for fourth graders' literacy learning, Benjamin J. Feight Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Continuous Manufacturing Performance Improvement: An Investigation of Overall Equipment Effectiveness as a Valid Shop Floor Performance Evaluation Tool, Jeremy Joseph Fettkether Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effects of flipped learning on students in secondary education, Abigail M. Fish Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Word study and its importance to reading and writing in the primary classroom, Korie Frazier 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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Parent perceptions of support from the school library, Heather Garrett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Sign language in the preschool classroom : a self-study, DiAnna Geiger Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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 unit design : learning to code with Finches, William V. Gruman 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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Critical literacy and digital technology with a novel unit, Brandon Harrison Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Comparing of Distance Education and Traditional Education, Chuan He 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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The impact of augmented reality on curriculum and training design, Destery K. Hildenbrand Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Enhancing student motivation and success in reading through learning clubs, Sarah Pamela Jackman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Strengthening early mathematics in early childhood classrooms : a professional development project, Jennifer Lynn Jansen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Empowering elementary teachers to explore critical literacy through drama-based instruction, Courtney J. Jensen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Utilizing local project experts to provide professional development for early childhood educators : a professional development project, Dawn Janette Johnson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Cinematherapy in gifted education identity development : integrating the arts through STEM-themed movies, Timothy Carl Kangas Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The attitudes of typically developing young children toward their peers with disabilities : a review of the literature, Sara Elizabeth Kayser Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Designing a self-directed gamified professional development course for technology integration, Rebecca J. Kinnander Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The design of a professional development program for technology integration, Dana M. Lampe Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The rise of close reading, Jayne E. Larsen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Changing early intervention provider practices to a coaching model through self-study and distance mentoring model : family-guided routines-based interventions and the key indicators, Cindy Lefeber Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Robotic High Precision Gaging Process, Andrew Leinen 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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Green Supply Chain Management, Ravi Teja Marneni 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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The advantages and disadvantages of school- and center-based preschool programs : implications for early childhood policy, Christy Martin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Methods for Supporting 21st Century Learning in School Library Spaces, Ashley McGrath Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using digital writing tools in supporting student writing, Sarah McKee 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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Sound : the study of differentiating pitch and volume with preschoolers, Jennifer Lyn Miller Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effects of gamification on motivation and engagement in secondary curriculum, Matthew J. Molumby Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The effect of serious gaming on elementary student learning, Amanda Moritz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Self-study of one to one reading conferences in a third grade setting, Angel Munson 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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Gender stereotypes in children's literature, Christine C. Nebbia Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Six Sigma Research Project: Loss of Hydraulic Fixture Pressure, Tyler Neigum Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Differentiated reading instruction through guided reading : a framework for effective reading instruction in the primary grades, Kara L. Neville Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A professional development plan to increase student motivation through the analysis of three motivational components : student, teacher, and accountability measures, Ashley Ann Oleson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using sign language in the infant room, Sara Paar Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A Picture Book Biography of Jessie Field Shambaugh, Kimberly Peterson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Adjusting Production Processes for Use in Engineering and Testing Environments, Jordan Proctor Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Manual Versus Automated Drawing Checking: A Case Study, Thirupathi Reddygari 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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The Use of Minecraft as an Educational Tool to Improve Student Performance in the Classroom, James Roberts Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The transition of flipped instruction : from professional development to classroom, Alison J. Sauter Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A New Vision for a 6-12 Library Science Curriculum, Jacqueline Leigh Seidl Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Outsourcing Effect on Product Quality, Hasudin Siljkovic Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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What relationship between preschool class sizes and student behaviors do teachers report?, Lindsey Steen Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A journey of designing and beta-testing a game-based unit, Renee E. Thomas Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using running records data in planning for literacy instruction, Tabitha A. Waltz Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using comprehensive literacy instructional modules for literacy instruction with students with disabilities, Amanda M. Wasylik Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Small-Scale Enterprises Supply Chain Lean Conversion, Jianhua Xu Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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)

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Corner Case Strategy and Its Application in Medical Device Design Verification: A Case Study with Syringe Break Loose and Expulsion Force Testing, Xin Zhang Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Extending mathematic learning beyond the classroom through online discussion and reflection, Linsey Zimmerman Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 2015

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Osteoporosis in older Saudi women: A perspective study, Zahra Saeed Alfaraj Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Closing the knowledge gap between virtual design and product manufacturing : using 3D printing for the ninth grade, Jeremiah D. Cooper 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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On the Prediction of the Peak Demand of Electrical Energy Use, Mahmoud Elbokl Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Coaching stances : changing practice through self-reflection, Patricia D. Foster 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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Best Practices for Adoption of an Inquiry Learning Model in K-5 Education, Michelle M. Kruse Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Examining variations in technology use for K-12 students of different gender and socioeconomic status, Nikki Lyons Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Bearing Endplay Verification: Oscillation Analysis, Nathan Madoerin 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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The Role of Importance of Right Goals Setting in Developing the Company's Financial, Seyed Nazar Mousavi Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Effective professional development for elementary teachers : creating dialogic classrooms to improve reading comprehension, Amanda J. Mroch Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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An analysis of online and blended learning environments : measuring approach and learning outcomes in corporate settings, Meghan B. O'Neal 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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Annotated Bibliography of Thematically Related Historical Fiction Picture Books and Nonfiction Pairs, Katherine Seibel Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Poverty's Effect on Students' 21st Century Skills Acquisition and Learning Experiences, Anne Sellers Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Public Library Experience: Choosing Books to Read from Predetermined Levels and Its Implications, Amy L. Seufert 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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Plaque Manufacturing Process, Rhys South 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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How Does the Use of Corporate Social Responsibility and Employee Volunteer Programs Impact the Image of Manufacturers?, Krista L. Wahl Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Productivity Improvement - Six Sigma Influence, Hamad Alhadab Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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An investigation of adolescent boys' dispositions toward leisure reading, Julie Barnett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Value of 5S in Manufacturing, Emsad Begic Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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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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Examining professional history as context for instructional meaning, Kristie L. Beyer Campbell Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Why don't they read?, Cynde Duncan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Development and Evaluation of Effectiveness of Performance Improvement Program for a Call Center Organization, Aleksandr Durinov Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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"Clicker-Type" Torque Tooling - Calibration Study, Duane Enos Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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How fifth grade elementary students select books, Tiffany Evans 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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The Usefulness of Graphic Novels as Information Sources for Nonfiction Reading, Sarah Holub 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 Perceptions of Teacher Librarians and Principals Regarding the Role of the Teacher Librarian in the Implementation of the Iowa Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Katy A. Kauffman 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

Reducing the Manufacturing Critical-Path Time, Matt Meyers Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Technology's Role in Inquiry-Based Learning, Melissa Mulder 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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Resource to support teaching local history in Baxter, Iowa, Greg Pickett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The implementation of problem-based learning for adults: Student, instructor, and organization leader challenges, Randon Ruggles Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Project Planning for Insourcing Manufactured Steel Components, Brett M. Schlomann Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using the Apprenticeship Model in a Library Setting, Jennifer Sloan 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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Department of Technology Research Paper, Jeremy Thede 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

Induction Hardening of Axles for Tractors: Metallurgy & Processes, Stephanie Young Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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A Comparison of Obesity Patterns Between University Students From the United States and Gulf Arab Countries, Ali Alsultan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Cold Shoulder: An Alaskan adventure, Christine C. Berlin 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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Getting graphic: Exploring the inferential thinking skills that are required to comprehend graphic novels, Angela Brauns 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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Building empathy through literacy: A review of classroom literacy practices, Alyssa J. Bruecken 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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Library instruction designed to support core curriculum, Julie Courter 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 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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A WebQuest for the Instruction of Appropriate Online Behavior, Susan Heilig 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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Misconceptions of the Teacher Librarian Role, Mary Junker Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Collaboration of the Teacher Librarian and the Classroom Teacher to Incorporate Literature and Information Literacy Skills into a Sixth Grade Social Studies Unit, Susan A. Klett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Library Paraeducators' Training: Assumptions or Facts?, Virginia H. Knapp Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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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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Making Historical Fiction Appealing to Young Adults Through Book Trailers, Chelsey Kolpin 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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Young Adult Memoir Dealing with Alcohol, Abuse, Infidelity, Violence and Poverty, Kelly Reinhold Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Using virtual worlds in medical and health education, Amy J. Renze Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Early Childhood Library Resources and Support, Lisa Catherine Riese Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining the benefits of technology in training, Nelson Rokke Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of Characters with Disabilities within K-6 Fictional Literature, Katie Roling Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Vocabulary acquisition in kindergarten for English language learners: Ventriglia's Rule of 3, or Marzano's Six Steps to Effective Vocabulary Instruction?, Danielle Marie Rose 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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Student, Teacher and Parent Perceptions of the Role Accelerated Reader Plays in Elementary Students' Reading Motivation, Jannette Thrane Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Successful Leadership and Communication Within a Company, Ésaïe Toïngar 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

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An Examination of the Criteria for the Iowa Children's Choice Award List, Jessica Zimmerman 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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Teachers' perceptions of skills needed for children's entry into kindergarten, Jessica Blohm Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Early Algona: A digital story, Kathy Bottaro 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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Parental perspective on technology integration in PK-2 in a rural community school, Stephanie L. Callan Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The Relationship Between Down’s Syndrome and Dementia, Allison Brooke Cutsforth Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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

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The Impact of Worksite Wellness Programs on Employee Productivity, Kacie K. Dielschneider 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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Nationwide Efforts to Improve the Health of Children With Childhood Obesity, Ebony Ellis Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Examining the Differences in the Function of Imagery Used Between Starters and Non-starters on a Collegiate Football Team, Reid Christopher Evans Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Family Planning and Contraceptives: Benefits, Risks and Recommendations, Noha Noor Fadlalddin Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Professional development for the library para educator: Developing a guide to answer questions about school libraries in the 21st century, Tifini Foglesong 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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A Storybook for Children with Celiac Disease, Heather A. Hope 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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Concept-Based Picture Books for Mathematics, Miranda E. Kral 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