Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

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

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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Negative halo effects in parent ratings of ADHD and conduct problems, Helena Frances Alacha Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Self-paced High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is Less Physiologically Demanding Than Traditional HIIT, Abigail Auten, Kristina Cavey, Jacob Reed, Kelsey Bourbeau, Panayiotis Papadopoulos, and Terence Moriarty

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Graduate recital in trombone, Obediah Bauer Open Access Thesis

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Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness as a Mediator Between Sleep and Self-Compassion, Ljubomirka Bijelic and Dilbur Arsiwalla

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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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Investigating the production of cores by using reclaimed foundry green sand, Kristopher Lee Boss Open Access Thesis

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Labor's unsettled vagrancy: The rise and fall of the hobo labor movement, 1865-1929, Laura Kathryn Carpenter Open Access Thesis

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Advertising patriotism: Gender and sacrifice in Ladies' Home Journal, 1942-1945, Travis John Carrier Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The overground railroad of the Jim Crow era: A rhetorical analysis of the Negro Motorist Green Books, Cecilia Louise Cerja Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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On the zeta Kirchhoff index of several graph transformations, Danny Cheuk Open Access Thesis

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An elephant is in the lake: How a nice girl navigated growing up amidst murder and madness in suburban Chicago, Mary Chipman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Through their eyes: Exploring the relationship between college females' body perceptions and recreation center messaging, Sydney Leigh Ann Cindrich Open Access Thesis

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Synchronous Online Teaching of English as a Foreign Language with Young Learners: How Do Teachers Do It?, Ruford Cross

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Graduate recital: Taylor Dengler, soprano, Taylor Anne Dengler Open Access Thesis

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Prediction of heat treatment distortion and optimization of manufacturing tolerances for machined components, Akaff Diam Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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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Richard Walther Darré, National Socialism, and Bauernpolitik, Andrew P. Harnois Open Access Thesis

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Factors That Enhance Well-being: Hope and Meaning in Life, Social support, and Resilience, Hiroki Hirano

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Frequency of engagement in positive events mediates the links between sleep and positive affect, Hiroki Hirano and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Positive and Negative Affects Mediates the Links between Frequency of Engagement in Different Types of Positive Events and Life Satisfaction, Hiroki Hirano and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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The Effect of Environmental and Terrorism/Crime Threats on Political Orientation and Attitudes: Failure to replicate Thórisdóttir and Jost (2011), Hiroki Hirano and Dylan Pieper

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Self-Stigma and Disclosure of Depression in the Workplace, Bailey Holm

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Young athletes' perceptions of playing through pain, Aubri Keesee Open Access Thesis

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Prompted reflective thinking and implications for mathematics teacher efficacy in an elementary mathematics methods course, Brooke Krejci Open Access Dissertation

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

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Bleeding cuts, magical spells, sealed hymens: A study of the rite of Tasfih in Algeria, Ahlam Laouar Open Access Thesis

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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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Indices of metabolic stress following resistance exercise, Steven Alexander Long Open Access Thesis

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Productivity and community composition change in prairie biomass feedstocks, Kathleen Loretta Madsen Open Access Thesis

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Carbon sequestration and weedy invasion in CRP fields, Destiny Danielle Magee Open Access Thesis

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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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Guardian, a novel, John Ross Mason Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Mediating Role of Sleep in the Link between Attachment Styles and Conflict Styles in Romantic Relationships, Alyssa McCoy and Dilbur D. Arsiwalla

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Alaska national parks and indigenous peoples: Collaboration for a protected future, Siobhan McTiernan Open Access Thesis

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Hi God: An autoethnography of loneliness in graduate school, Grace Elisabeth Mertz Open Access Thesis

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Doctoral Psychology Students' Attitudes Toward Evidence-Based Practice, Jordan A. Newburg

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Consent Form Presentation Effects on Participants’ Attitudes, Knowledge, & Data, Jordan Newburg, Alyssa McCoy, and Brian Fairfield

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Levels of cyclin B in THP-1 cells incubated in hibernating and non-hibernating bullfrog plasma, Lithobates catesbeianus, Tharuka D. Pathmaperuma Open Access Thesis

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Challenging social systems under the threat of pollution: Replication and extension of Eadeh and Chang (2019), Dylan J. Pieper Open Access Thesis

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The Role of Sleep in the Relationship between Insecure Attachment and Borderline Personality Symptoms, Elijah Schaefer and Dilbur Arsiwalla

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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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Master's recital: Isaac Schwartz, Isaac Schwartz Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital: Jenna Skarphol, mezzo-soprano and Dr. Andrea Johnson, piano, Jenna Skarphol Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Evercross, Randi Ann Smith Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Pluralistic ignorance of campus norms, Evan Stilgenbauer Open Access Thesis

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What is Your Prejudice? Predicting Prejudice Towards Greek Members, Evan Stilgenbauer, Matt Sedlacek, and Riley Rodemaker

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A master's recital in conducting, Meredith Kay Tipping Open Access Thesis

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The impact of severe mental health on peers in supporting roles: A look at secondary trauma and college students, Courtney Tripp-Stuck Open Access Thesis

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Vietnam: A soldier's story, Ryan Charles Villarreal Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in violin, Bethany Washington Open Access Thesis

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An exploration in Ramsey theory, Jake Weber Open Access Thesis

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

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Graduate voice recital: Elizabeth Wiley, soprano, and Dr. Korey Barrett, pianist, Elizabeth Wiley Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Using Self-reflection and Community Engagement Opportunities to Combat Social Justice Issues, Dionna Williams and Catherine Zeman

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Effects of a sport nutrition education intervention on nutritional knowledge, dietary behaviors, and self-efficacy in NCAA Division I softball players, Kylie Wilson Open Access Thesis

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Syllabi Analysis of Undergraduate Introduction to Adapted Physical Education Courses, Kylie Wilson, Scott McNamara, and Lauren J. Lieberman

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Graduate voice recital: Anna Zetterlund, contralto, Anna Zetterlund Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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A master's recital in flute, Kimberly Ann Abeyta Open Access Thesis

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Perception of preservice teachers on the implementation of multicultural education, Winnie Esther Akinyi Open Access Thesis

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A study of non-profit leaders' risk-taking propensity and managerial leadership styles, Younis Q. Al Hassan Open Access Dissertation

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Impact of social support on Saudi women with type II diabetes living in Saudi Arabia, Fatimah Al-Khidhr Open Access Thesis

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Exploring the knowledge and behavior needed to prevent osteoporosis among Saudi women, Zahra Al Khidhr Open Access Thesis

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

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Women's occupational health and safety in the informal economy: Maternal market traders in Accra, Ghana, Joyceline Amoako Open Access Thesis

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Early childhood professional learning facilitators: A self-study within a new delivery model, Allison Jane Barness Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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An investigation of pre-service teacher and faculty knowledge on RTI, Nichole M. Beckman Open Access Thesis

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Increasing student perceptions of success and inclusion through strategic programming of underrepresented composers, Joyce J. Beyer Open Access Thesis

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Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of physical education teachers in Saudi Arabia about drug prevention education: Potential for health education, Fahad Bin Radhyan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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

Pre-service teacher knowledge and attitudes about the trans body in the classroom: Implications for teacher education, Kyrie Dora Borsay Dissertation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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

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An investigation into the prediction of double-skin penetration within chromite molds and cores in heavy section steel casting using process simulation software, Nathaniel Bryant Open Access Thesis

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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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Graduate recital in composition, Adam Walter Carlsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Seeing the forest for the trees: Elementary STEM environments that nurture creativity and innovation, Lisa Jo Chizek Open Access Dissertation

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Constraints to African American college women's leisure-time physical activity and use of campus recreation services and facilities: A retrospective ethnographic exploration of experiences, Domino Ebony Chumrley-Birch Dissertation (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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A study to explore linkages between reports of institutional racial oppression, internalized racial oppression, and self-efficacy in African American youth in predominately white colleges and universities (PWIS), Belinda Creighton-Smith Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The effect of cold stratification and perigynia removal on the germination of three prairie carex species, Christina M. Boeck Crew Open Access Thesis

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Post-trip blues: Full time college students' emotional and motivational post-trip transition from adventure break trips, Nichole Crockford Open Access Thesis

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Writing workshop and creativity despite standardization: An exploration of elementary teachers' practices, Darcie Kay Kress Open Access Dissertation

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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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A master's recital in flute, Tamara Kathleen Drury Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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

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The relationship of walkability, social capital and the built environment in a Blue Zones® demonstration site community, Thomas Manford Flack Open Access Dissertation

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Are the deaf stigmatized?, Christina M. Fortuna Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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ADHD symptoms and non-suicidal self-injury in the college transition, Anna Marie Garner Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Analysis of a paleoglacier reconstruction model for valley glaciers of the Wind River Range, Wyoming, Taylor Rae Garton Open Access Thesis

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Morphological and morphometric analysis of Nekemias arborea and Ampelopsis aconitifolia (Vitaceae), Sally Rose Gray Open Access Thesis

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"Half-breeds," squatters, land speculators, and settler colonialism in the Des Moines-Mississippi confluence, Matthew Hill Open Access Thesis

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Understanding ESL undergraduate students' beliefs about learner-centered instruction, Mahjabeen Hussain Open Access Dissertation

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An investigation of machine learning for classification of vehicle engine issue reports, Almir Ibragimov Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Cultural practices and the transmission of Ebola in Sierra Leone: Lessons learned from a medical anthropology perspective, Abubakarr Jalloh Open Access Dissertation

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Outcomes of an intensive exercise-based swallowing program for persons with Parkinson's disease: A single-case experiment, Jocelyn Jenks Open Access Thesis

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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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Student-teacher relationships: How to find a common ground in relationship building, Jason Knittel Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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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"Something beyond ordinary love": (Re)covering the extraordinary in Compton Mackenzie's Extraordinary Women, Hannah Lane Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An investigation of solar panel thermal images collected from an unmanned aerial vehicle, Ginger Ivy Jo L'Heureux Open Access Thesis

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, trumpet, electric wind instrument, synthesizer, compositions, and arrangements by DeMetrio Lyle, DeMetrio Lyle Open Access Thesis