Graduate Student Work

Graduate Student Work

 

A collection of Graduate Student Work at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Submissions from 2024

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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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Visual Impairment Sight Assistive Technology with Arduino, Samuel Bast, Nathaniel Addo, and Emmanuel Oseghale

The Effect of High-Emotion Simulator Training on Students’ Reaction Time in Response to Infant Stress Cues During a Simulated Bottle Feeding, Claire Michelle Biermann Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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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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How Rural Identity, Self-Reliance, and Stoicism Relate to Attitudes Toward Mental Health Help-Seeking Among Iowans, Taylor Brown

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How Rural Identity, Self-Reliance, and Stoicism Relate to Attitudes Toward Mental Health Help-Seeking Among Iowans, Taylor Brown Open Access Thesis

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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

Modeling Phosphorus Loading Dynamics in Milford Creek: Using Updated Hydrological Models for TMDL Comparison, Olivia Calvin

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Modeling Phosphorus Loading Dynamics in Milford Creek Watershed: With Comparison to a Consent Decree TMDL, Olivia Calvin Open Access Thesis

Organic Agriculture in Sioux County, IA, A Multicriteria Land Suitability Analysis, Beatrice Chali

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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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Boxes With Curves: The Necessity for School Leaders to Empower and Engage Through Culturally Competent Lenses, Priscilla Culp Open Access Dissertation

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The Flute Music of Claude Arrieu: Jean-Pierre Rampal, Radio, and the French Flute School, Breanna Daley Open Access Thesis

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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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An Exploration of the Relationship Between Burnout, Resilience, and Psychological Safety Within the Workplace, Riley Elenz Open Access Thesis

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Teacher Use Of Rubrics To Assess Claim, Evidence And Reasonings In The High School Science Classroom, Brianna Finnegan Open Access Thesis

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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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Traumatic Brain Injury and Public Stigma: The Effect of Perceived Responsibility, MacKenzie Grenko Open Access Thesis

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Public Stigma: The Effect of Perceived Responsibility, MacKenzie Grenko

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Red vs. Blue: Identifying Demands Among Faculty and Graduate Students, MacKenzie Grenko, Kieran Luedke, Tenzin Kalsang, and Helen C. Harton

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Dog-Training Programs for Incarcerated Women, Susan Grover Open Access Thesis

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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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A Process Evaluation of a Program Designed to Expand Access to the Iowa Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed), Justine R. Hoover Open Access Dissertation

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Social Media News Consumption by College Students Using the Elaboration Likelihood Model, Colin Horning Open Access Thesis

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Role of Gender in Digital Divide in Bangladesh, Maria Huq and Saif Bhuiyan

Examining the Associations Between Smoking Risk Perception, Knowledge, and Smoking Behavior among U.S Adult Smokers, Tenzin Kalsang

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The Spatial and Temporal Impacts of Land Use and Climate on Avian Abundance in Iowa From 2001 to 2019, Lucas Kaufmann Open Access Thesis

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Government Spying and Abuse of Power Against Minority Groups, Addyson Kaune

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

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Haunting Euramerican Memories: Rhetorical Haunting and the Diffuse Memory of the Dakota 38+2, Noel Keil Open Access Thesis

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Retrospective Analysis on the Impact of Increased Set Volume on Back Squat and Bench Press One Repetition Maximums in Freshman NCAA DI FCS American Football Players, Colin T. Klatt Open Access Thesis

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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)

Parental Attitudes toward Birth-Assigned Male/Female Gay and Transgender Adolescents, Kieran Luedke

Perceived Parental Acceptance and Minority Stress as Predictors of Mental Health Outcomes Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Emerging Adults, Kieran Luedke

Perceived Parental Acceptance and Minority Stress as Predictors of Mental Health Outcomes Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Emerging Adults, Kieran R. Luedke Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Urugendo Rwo Kwibuka: A Journey to Remember, Gélase Magnificat Thesis (UNI Access Only)

If You Give a Reader a Depression Narrative: The Mental Health Memoir as a Vessel for Education and Representation, Riley McCall

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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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Choice Overload, Erin Powers and Jiuquing Cheng

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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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Suspected vs. Diagnosed Mental Illness, Race, and the NGRI Plea, Alexa Roudabush Open Access Thesis

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Suspected vs. Diagnosed Mental Illness, Race, and the NGRI Plea, Alexa Roudabush and Helen C. Harton

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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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Effects of Q-Collar on Cognitive and Physical Performance During Cycling Time Trial, Zacary Simon Thesis (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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Soviet Space Race: Predictable Failure?, Jordan Stiles

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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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Indigenous Economic Institutions Building: A Case Study of the Yerv Reindeer Herding Cooperative, Polina Syadeyskaya Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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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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Positioning Paperback Books as Americana: Cultural and Historical Impacts of the Wadle Pocket Book Collection, Jake Volk Open Access Thesis

Revisiting the Integrated Model of Racism: Exploring the Relationship Between Political Orientation and Racial Prejudice in Contemporary America, Daria Washington

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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)

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Leadership Experiences from the Perspective of High Achieving Elementary Educators, Danielle Woods Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2023

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Boundary Lines Crossed? Seeking Honor After the Vietnam War Took Their Sons, Hannah Ackerman Open Access Thesis

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Othermothering: An Autoethnographic Exploration of the Subconscious and Conscious Ways Black Female Student Affairs Professionals Care for and Support Minority Students at Predominantly White Institutions, Janel Alleyne Dissertation (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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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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Do We Want Them to Understand Each Other? Perceptions of Political Perspective-Takers, Ian Beatty Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of Political Perspective-Takers, Ian Beatty

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An Analysis of the Socioeconomic Impact of the Spanish Influenza in Iowa, 1918-1920, Alex Billman

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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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Examinar el Desarrollo Professional en la Educación Bilingüe (Professional Development in Bilingual Education and its Effect on Teacher Preparedness), Cody Boozell

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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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Characterizing Genetic Diversity and Testing for Fisheries Induced Evolution in Southeastern Kansas Populations of Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), Morganne C. Borsh Open Access Thesis

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Rural Identity, Self-Reliance, Stoicism, and Attitudes Toward Mental Health Help-Seeking Among Iowans, Taylor Brown

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Anchored to a Community: Middle School Students’ Experience of Belonging in the Classroom: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study, Angela Thera Butler Open Access Dissertation

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

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Tú dices “plátano” y yo digo “mofongo”: Una representación de la normalización del biculturalismo en Alma’s Way, Jordan Carter

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Stakeholder Impact on Individual Development Within a Transition Worksite Program: A Case Study, Kong Chen Open Access Dissertation

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“I Can’t Do This Anymore, But I Have 1000 More Kids to Serve”: A Qualitative Study of Full-Time Residential Summer Camp Staff Burnout, Sarah Cohen Open Access Dissertation

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A Graduate Recital in Piano, Christine Compton Open Access Thesis

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Monitoring and Modeling Urban Heat Patterns in the State of Iowa, USA Utilizing Mobile Sensors and Geospatial Data, Clemir Abbeg Coproski Open Access Thesis 2024 Award

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No Need to Set the Alarm, I’ve Been Up Since 2:30am! Why My Teaching Job Keeps Me Up at Night: A Phenomenological Research Study on Empathic Strain of Iowa Educators, Lindsey Cornwell Open Access Dissertation

The Power of Knowledge: How Firearm Knowledge and Partisan Identity Relate to Gun Control Attitudes, Monty Crain II

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Culture of learning: A qualitative case study of teacher leader perceptions on the power of a district's schemata in a distributive leadership model, Sharon Dentlinger Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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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Mapping for Cultural Resurgence: Reclaiming Geocultural Knowledge of Kamchatka’s Indigenous Peoples from Early Scientific Expeditions, Semyon Drozdetckii Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Mapping for Cultural Resurgence: Reclaiming Geocultural Knowledge of Kamchatka's Indigenous Peoples from Early Scientific Explorers, Semyon Drozdetckii

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The Effect of a 5-Week Concurrent Training Program on ACFT Scores, Ruck March Times, and Aerobic Capacity in Army ROTC Cadets, Cody Durbin Open Access Thesis

The Effect of an 5-week Concurrent Training Program on ACFT Scores and Aerobic Capacity in Army ROTC Cadets., Cody Durbin

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No Contaban Con Mi Resiliencia: Mental Health of Undocumented/DACAmented Undergraduate Latino Men in the 45 Era, Jesús Lizárraga Estrada Dissertation (UNI Access Only) 2024 Award

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Intimate Partner Violence Stigma: The Intersection of Race and Socioeconomic Status, Antoinette Fleming Open Access Thesis