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 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Graduate recital in violin, Naima Burrs Open Access Thesis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Live thy neighbor, Milica Njezic Open Access Thesis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Food Babe fearmonger:, Abigail Shew Open Access Thesis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Examining early childhood special education teachers' practices for supporting children's social emotional competence, Suad Mohammed Abuzaid Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Ecocritical post-colonial studies on humans, land, and animals, Alia Afzal Open Access Thesis

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Intergroup contact theory and global perspective in students who study abroad, Salomi Aladia Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Examining the supportive employment practices used by Project SEARCH: A descriptive study, Saeed A. Almalki Open Access Dissertation

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Current practices of co-teaching in an elementary inclusive school: Moving toward effective co-teaching relationship, Mona Nassir Al Nassir Open Access Dissertation

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Students Explore Fossil Creatures of the Cambrian Period Burgess Shale through Model-Making, Andrea Anderson, Ksenia Zhbanova, Phyllis Gray, Jolene K. Teske, and Audrey C. Rule

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

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

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

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

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

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A "Little House on the Prairie" education: Creating a Wilder identity, Victoria Anez Bertelsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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

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Viride: An Iowa gothic, Rachel Iolene Bing Thesis (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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An experimental study of non-metallic inclusions precipitation and its effect on impact toughness variations in low alloy steel subjected to complex deoxidation, Pavel Bizyukov Open Access Dissertation

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Saving local communities using scrip money to fight the Great Depression in north central Iowa, Bryan Carl Bjorklund Open Access Thesis

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The impact of peer coaching on peer relationships and the distribution of knowledge in pre-service teachers, Kelsey J. Bowers Open Access Thesis

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Differential gene expression analysis of metolachlor treated human liver cells by microarray, Navinder Paul Kaur Brar Open Access Thesis

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An instrumental case study of understanding familial communication in families with hearing parents and deaf children, Polly Brekke Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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For two or two hundred: A workbook for making a difference, C. A. Brimmer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Aquatic managers of northeast Iowa : a description of current practices of staff training and implementation detailing competencies, frequency, and evaluation, Tracy N. Carey Open Access Thesis

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Food insecurity and the elder male: exploring the gap from needing food to the utilization of assistance programs, Gale Carlson Open Access Dissertation

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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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A master's recital in horn, Casey M. Chlapek Open Access Thesis

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

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

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

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Students' perceptions of the impacts of dual enrollment programs on later college experiences, Caralee K. Doak Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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