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How Does Engaging with On-campus Systems of Care Services Contribute Toward On-Time Graduation: Perceptions of Recent Graduate Participants and Advice to School Leaders 

Paige, Catherine Anne Barco (2022-11-10)
For decades, schools have sought to level inequities facing students through programs focusing on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: feed them and keep them safe and they can succeed. Though traditional services including free ...

How Does Perez Do It?: Evaluating Tabloid News Transparency and Credibility in the Blogosphere 

Voynich, Melissa (2008-08-15)
The effect that blogger transparency has upon credibility evaluations of a weblog and Web blogger were tested. Two hundred and sixty-five university students were surveyed regarding their credibility evaluations of celebrity ...

How does the major histocompatibility complex influence reproductive success in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)? 

Ivy-Israel, Natascha (2019-07-23)
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) gene products can influence sexual selection through their impact on the vertebrate immune system. Individuals with greater MHC diversity are generally believed to have more effective ...

How Husbands’ and Wives’ Physical Health are linked to Their Marital Satisfaction 

Groves, Juliana (2011-12-06)
Spouses reap many benefits from marriage, from being healthier to recovering better from illnesses. The majority of the research explaining why married people are healthier has assumed marriage contributes to health and, ...

How It All Adds Up: Factors That Affect Mathematics Achievement for Eighth Grade Students in the United States 

Paradise, Shamarick (2016-08-01)
The sample of this study consisted of 1,077 eighth grade students and 442 eighth grade teachers from nine states—Alabama, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and North Carolina ...

How Multiracial Individuals Are Addressed in Diversity Courses in Counselor Master’s Degree Programs: A Mixed Methods Content Analysis 

Murphy, Patrick (2018-07-18)
People who identify as Multiracial are a growing population in the United States and they now account for up to 10% of all new births (Pew Research Center, 2015; Root, 1996). While inclusion of Multiracial Individuals has ...

How Native Language Affects Functionally Relevant Item Selection 

Barahona, Lissien Esther (2021-04-13)
PURPOSE: A challenge speech language pathologists face when establishing a therapy plan to rehabilitate a significant loss of language and communication ability is the identification and selection of functionally relevant ...

How Resilience Changes with Spatial Extent and Scale: A Case Study of Sea Level Rise in Coastal Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida 

Cliff, Summer (2020-07-14)
Resilience is a term used in natural hazards and disasters research to describe a community’s ability to recover after a damaging hazard event occurs. It is within this context that resilience is often measured using ...

How School Psychologists Consider and Accommodate for Factors Thought to Influence Children’s Performance 

Holthaus, Colleen (2009-06-29)
School psychologists’ professional responsibilities include administration and interpretation of a great many psychological and educational tests for numerous purposes. These tests are most frequently used to assess students ...

How Site Supervisors Identify and Respond to Counselors-in-Training Who Exhibit Problematic Behaviors: A Grounded Theory Study 

Hancock, Elizabeth (2015-12-08)
The purpose of this study was to provide information regarding the experiences of site supervisors in supervising counselors-in-training who have exhibited problematic behaviors and to begin building a theory about how ...

How the Interplay of Technology, Public Policy and Teacher Discourses in Education Construct the Teacher Subject 

Rose, Patrick (2016-04-29)
This study applies a Foucauldian critical analytic to investigate how different discourses that are present in one Alabama public school are shaping various aspects of the teacher-self. In an environment of increasing ...

How Tibiofemoral Alignment Effects the Medial-Lateral Compartment Loading in the Knee Joint During Tai Chi Gait, a Musculoskeletal Modeling Approach 

Holtkamp, Colin (2020-07-13)
Osteoarthritis of the knee joint is one of the most common disabling diseases in the United States particularly among elderly people. Even though no disease altering cure currently exists that rectifies the degenerative ...

How will changes in Title II of the 2018 Farm Bill affect CRP Acreage? 

Cornish, Brian (2019-11-11)
The 2018 Farm Bill, added new regulations under its conservation title that have made changes to various conservation programs. For the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) rental payments have been lowered to 85% of the ...

How’s your CQ?: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Cultural Intelligence Levels in Traditional Students Following Study Abroad and Classroom-based Cultural Experiences 

McCann, Abbi-Storm (2021-03-04)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this research was to assess the impact of study abroad and classroom-based cultural experiences on traditional students’ cultural intelligence (CQ) levels, as measured through CQ scores from the standardized ...

Huck Finn Rides Again: Reverberations of Mark Twain's 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' in The Twentieth-century Novels of Cormac McCarthy 

Worthington, Leslie (2007-12-15)
This dissertation examines the intertextual significance of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to the works of a major contemporary American writer: Cormac McCarthy. As many scholars have noted, Twain’s novel ...

Human Behavior Representation in Physical Security Systems Simulation 

Ustun, Volkan (2009-05-15)
Physical security systems are designed to prevent access to a facility by intruders, detect the presence of intruders, or facilitate the capture of intruders once they are detected. These systems generally include a ...

Human Coordination of Robot Teams: An Empirical Study of Multimodal Interface Design 

Cross , E. Vincent, II (2009-05-04)
Human Robot Interaction is an emerging area of interdisciplinary research that requires contributions from the areas of robotics, human computer interaction, cognitive sciences, multimodal interfaces and others. Due to ...

The Human Dimensions of Whooping Crane Conservation in Alabama 

Lessard, Sarah (2017-05-11)
Whooping Cranes (Grus americana) were historically present throughout Alabama, including coastal and interior regions of the state. However, in the early part of the 20th century, habitat alteration and unregulated human ...

Human Glutaminase Interacting Protein (GIP): a Potential Candidate for Anti-Cancer Drug Design 

Banerjee, Monimoy (2011-08-04)
PDZ domains are one of the most ubiquitous protein-protein interaction modules found in living systems. The glutaminase interacting protein (GIP), also known as the Tax interacting protein 1 (TIP-1), is a PDZ domain ...

Human melanocortin-3 receptor: structure-function relationship of DPLIY motif and helix 8 and biased signaling 

Yang, Zhao (2016-05-05)
The melanocortin-3 receptor (MC3R) is a member of family A G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). The MC3R remains the most enigmatic of the melanocortin receptors with regard to its physiological functions, especially the ...