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Attribution, Race, and Gender: The Relationship Between the Perceptions of European American Teachers and The Disproportionate Placement of African-American Males in Special Education 

Bibbs, Robbin (2012-12-06)
The purpose of this study was to examine factors which may have contributed to the disproportionate placement of African-American males in special education within a particular urban school district. The study examined ...

Attributions and Depression Across Cultures 

Siney, Ryan (2005-12-15)
There is evidence that culture and depression can both affect the pattern of explanations that people give for events. To date, research on attributions has considered only culture or depression with respect to attributions, ...

Attrition from Couple Therapy: Individual Symptoms, Relationship Adjustment, and Stage of Change 

Goodman, Rebecca (2013-11-08)
Research has indicated that attrition in psychotherapy is a problem for therapists and clients. Additionally, there is a lack of research pertaining specifically to factors affecting dropout rates in couple therapy. In ...

Auburn Alumni Study: A Secondary Analysis Of University Alumni Attitudes 

Terry, LeRodrick (2010-08-05)
The nation’s lagging economy is impacting institutions of higher education including rising operational costs, a decrease in state appropriations, sagging returns on endowments and a decrease in the amount of private support ...

The Auburn Engineering Technical Assistance Program Investigation of Polyvinyl Alcohol Film Developments Pertaining to Radioactive Particle Decontamination and Industrial Waste Minimization 

Mole, Tracey (2005-12-15)
Formula optimization of new products and improvement of existing merchandise is practiced in many different industries including paints and dyes, polymers and plastics, foods, personal care, detergents, pharmaceuticals and ...

Audience Gatekeeping Via Social Media 

Chavers, Rebecca (2016-08-01)
Using networked gatekeeping theory, this study analyzes how social media is being integrated into morning news programming, allowing audience members an opportunity to play a role in the gatekeeping process. Traditional ...

Auditory Processing in Learners of Spanish as an L2: The Role of Redundancy 

Berrios, Juan (2018-04-24)
The purpose of the study is to assess the effects of redundancy on global perception and comprehension in sentences, as well as the processing of the meaning of morphological markers by learners of Spanish as a second ...

Augmenting Traditional Static Analysis With Commonly Available Metadata 

Cook, Devin (2015-01-20)
Developers and security analysts have been using static analysis for a long time to analyze programs for defects and vulnerabilities with some success. Generally a static analysis tool is run on the source code for a given ...

Aural Processing of Cognates in Learners of Spanish as a Second Language 

Garrido Pozú, Juan José (2018-04-24)
The present study investigates the role of phonology in the aural processing of cognates in learners of Spanish as a second language. First, this thesis expands on the body of research on cognate processing to include the ...

Aural Skills Pedagogy in the Wind Band: A Survey of Secondary and Collegiate Wind Band Conductors’ Perceptions and Strategies 

McNeil, Brady (2021-03-24)
The purpose of this study was to explore (a) perceptions of collegiate and high school wind band conductors surrounding aural-based learning in the rehearsal, (b) current trends in pedagogical strategies used to strengthen ...

Australian Labradoodle Dystrophinopathy: A Novel Canine Model for the Study of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cardiomyopathy 

Shrader, Stephanie (2020-04-22)
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked recessive disorder that results in progressive damage to both skeletal and cardiac myocytes. As a result of improved ventilatory care, mortality in affected patients is ...

Authorship Attribution via Evolutionary Hybridization of Sentiment Analysis, LIWC, and Topic Model Features 

Gaston, Joshua (2018-11-05)
Authorship Attribution is a well-studied topic with deep roots in the field of Stylometry. This thesis examines three less traditional feature sets for the purpose of Authorship Attribution. Each feature set is examined ...

Auto-Configuration in Multi-Hop Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 

Sinha, Priyanka (2007-05-15)
As devices with wireless access technology, greater memory and longer battery life, proliferate, there is a need to be able to allow more than one hop communication amongst them. Also, such a network, with wireless enabled ...

The Automated Design of Network Graph Algorithms with Applications in Cybersecurity 

Pope, Aaron (2020-01-06)  ETD File Embargoed
Graph representations and graph algorithms are commonplace in a wide variety of research domains, including computer and network security. Many problems can be expressed in terms of graphs in order to leverage the strengths ...

Automated microfluidic device development for metabolism, nutrient uptake, and hormone secretion analyses of primary endocrine tissues 

Li, Xiangpeng (2017-07-25)
Pancreatic islets secret the dominant endocrine hormone, insulin, which controls the metabolic function fo nearly all other organ systems. Additionally, adipose tissue (fat) is now understood to be a complex, multicellular ...

Automated Microfluidic Droplet Generation and Merging with Integrated Salt-water Electrodes for Analyte Quantification and Monitoring of Endocrine Tissue Secretion Dynamics 

Shi, Nan (2021-05-21)
Adipose tissue, playing an important role in the global epidemic obesity and diabetes, has attracted extensive attention in recent decades. However, quantitative measurement of dynamics of nutrient uptake and metabolic ...

Automated Nozzle Design through Axis-Symmetric Method of Characteristics Coupled with Chemical Kinetics 

Young, Reid (2012-05-10)
A method of designing axis-symmetric nozzles with included finite-rate chemical kinetics has been developed. The use of the axis-symmetric method of characteristics coupled with finite-rate chemistry allows for the design ...

An Automated Rename Refactoring for Go 

Burgula, Venkatesh Reddy (2015-05-12)
Our work focuses on building an automated Rename refactoring for Go. We show that the tool is effective by testing with a suite of 75 manually written unit test cases and running it on 50 large, open source Go projects ...

Automated Screening Tool for the Stability of Highway Bridges Subject to Scour 

Donnee, Nicole (2008-05-15)
Most bridges in Alabama that are over shallow bodies of water, including small creeks, wetlands, and marshes, were designed so that the bridge superstructure is supported on pile bents. During major flood events, excessive ...

Automated Source Code Measurement Environment For Software Quality 

Lee, Young (2007-12-15)
Measuring how well software component can be reused and maintained helps programmers not only write reusable and maintainable software, but also identifies reusable or maintainable components. We develop an automated ...