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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Cultural practices and the transmission of Ebola in Sierra Leone:, 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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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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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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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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Empowering children's social ecology: Reenvisioning postconflict reconstruction and education in rural Liberia, Kristen N. McNutt Open Access Thesis

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Therapist self-doubt when facing severe psychopathology in adolescent males, Zachary Mark Meehan Open Access Thesis

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Beyond "Born This Way": Reconsidering trans narratives, Ashley Elizabeth Meyers Open Access Thesis

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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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A master's recital in clarinet, Sayyod Mirzomurodov Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in trombone, Thomas Mortenson Open Access Thesis

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Separability of maize varieties using an unmanned aircraft and hyperspectral sensor in Iowa, Daniel Murphy Thesis (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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A master's recital in flute, Shiqun Ou Open Access Thesis

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Trainers' perspectives of teacher professional development, Harun Parpucu Open Access Dissertation

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Analysis of a fragmented mitochondrial genome in a chewing louse, Geomydoecus aurei, Alexandra Cleone Place Open Access Thesis

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Investigation of the changes of preservice teachers' efficacy beliefs in teaching students with special needs, Pujaningsih Pujaningsih Open Access Dissertation

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From meme to memegraph: The curious case of Pepe the Frog and white nationalism, Fernando Ismael Quinones Valdivia Open Access Thesis

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High-resolution satellite imagery analysis of coastal tundra vegetation disturbances caused by all-terrain vehicles (ATVs): A case study in Teriberka, Russia, Md Atiqur Rahman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The impact of sexual assault on sexual risk-taking, Melanie Alison Reyes Open Access Thesis

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The erosion of democracy: Gerrymandering in the United States, Matthew P. Ruiz Open Access Thesis

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Aut is love, Nathan Selove Open Access Thesis

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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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Identifying and overcoming barriers to college student success, Crystal Sivia Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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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Graduate recital in oboe, David Thompson Open Access Thesis

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The legality of aerial bombing during World War II in Europe, Robert I. Umsted Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in viola, Gabriel Mateo Forero Villamizar Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in composition, Denzel Washington Open Access Thesis

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Influence of external and internal factors on financial advisors' guidance of clients in the area of charitable giving, Angela J. Gorsuch Widner Open Access Dissertation

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

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Motivation to call police: The exploration of racial and risk averse motivation, Alivia Lauren Zubrod Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Serious leisure as a catalyst to community development as defined by community engagement, Marie Elomba Adebiyi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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

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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)

"Among the unspeakable foundations": Melville's use of the book of Job in Moby-Dick, Andrew S. De Luca Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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

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Student engagement in higher education: Measuring the differences in community engagement, Stanley S. Ebede Open Access Dissertation 2019 Award

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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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Mindset theory among education professors in a midwestern private college, David D. Fox Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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 2019 Award

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Resilience in undergraduate students: The relation between personality, social support, and cortisol control, Elisheva Joy Havlik Open Access Thesis

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Pedagogical contraband: A phenomenological approach to understanding student engagement during simulations, Stephen Austin Henderson Open Access Dissertation

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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 stories, 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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Perceptions of wellbeing and happiness: Exploring and examining perspectives of college youth, Theodora Jn-Baptiste Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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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