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Workplace-Readiness Skills Necessary for Student Success in the Workforce as Perceived by Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators 

Hale, Alex (2015-07-29)
This study was designed to determine (a) the extent to which Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators perceive specific workplace-readiness skills are important for student success in the workplace; (b) ...

The World Trade Center Site: Who Won? Fisher's Narrative Paradigm and Conflicting Narratives in the Analysis of the World Trade Center Site Controversy 

Cann, Nicole (2006-08-15)
The controversy over the World Trade Center site was examined. Using Foss’ comprehensive examination of the narrative and Fisher’s narrative paradigm fifty-six articles from The New York Times were examined for the narrative ...

Wrist Extension Counter-moment Force Effects on Muscle Activity of the ECR With Gripping: Implications for Lateral Epicondylagia 

Campbell, Brian (2006-12-15)
Studies have suggested that the muscle most commonly associated with lateral epicondylalgia (tennis elbow) is the extensor carpi radialis (ECR). Gripping elicits pain in persons symptomatic with this condition. The common ...

Writing as a coping mediator between psychological and physical health 

Daniels, Jennifer (2008-12-15)
Individuals who have survived a traumatic event demonstrate vast and numerous resulting psychological and physiological symptoms. After a trauma, the individual utilizes some type of coping technique to deal with the ...

Writing Conference Interaction and Scaffolding: The Possible and the Actual 

Demott, Miles (2006-05-15)
Writing conferences during the freshman composition course are characterized by role-based, dyadic interactions between a teacher and his or her students that have implications for students’ development in academic writing. ...

Writing in Defense of Black Womanhood: Twentieth Century Black Female Intellectuals and the Development of Intersectional Thought 

London, Gwendolyn (2023-08-03)  ETD File Embargoed
“Writing in Defense of Black Womanhood” seeks to create an intellectual genealogy for the theory of intersectionality. Kimberlé Crenshaw’s influential articles, “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black ...

Writing, Religion, and Women's Identity in Civil War Alabama 

Newman, Jennifer (2009-04-14)
This dissertation deals with middle and upper class, literate, Protestant, white Alabama women during the Civil War and their construction of personal identity through their religious beliefs. How did women cope with the ...

Wrong-Way Driving: Crash Data Analysis and Safety Countermeasures 

Pour-Rouholamin, Mahdi (2016-07-25)
Wrong-way driving (WWD) on controlled-access highways has been a consistent issue since the introduction of Interstate systems in the 1950s. Despite all the efforts to overcome the issue, there is still much to learn. This ...

Xanthophyll in Catfish: Response Under Controlled and Outdoor Conditions 

Hu, Bochao (2012-12-04)
Catfish industry is the largest component of aquaculture in the United States of America. It is a mature industry with more than 50 years of successful production, yet it faces various challenges while it adapts to shifting ...

Xi-Chi as Root Metaphor in Taiwanese Weddings 

Hong, Shihyi (2006-05-15)
Anthropologists have always been interested in implications of each societal unit in different cultures. However, they are also aware of drastic changes in these units in many cultures due to migration, technologies, gay ...

Xyris tennesseensis: status survey, habitat restoration/management concerns, and relation to a new xyrid, Xyris spathifolia 

Moffett, James (2008-08-15)
Xyris tennesseensis is a federally endangered, obligate wetland, perennial herb. It inhabits calcareous seeps, fens, and spring runs with a distribution restricted to the Interior Plateau and Ridge and Valley ecoregions ...

Yaw-Roll Coupled Oscillations of a Slender Delta Wing 

Worley, John (2008-08-15)
The delta wing has been a highly studied aerial planform, from counter rotating vortices to a rolling `wing rock' motion. The research done at Auburn University is an extension of those studies. This research studies not ...

Yield, Resistance and Fiber Quality Performance of Reniform Nematode resistant QTL Ren barb2 in BARBREN-713 Derived Upland Cotton Lines 

Wang, Huawei (2015-12-10)
Reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveria) is a major pest of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in Alabama. BARBREN-713 is a germplasm with high resistance to reniform nematode (RR) released ...

Yoga: Effects on Throwing Performance, Range of Motion, Strength, and Flexibility in a NCAA Division I Softball Team 

Holt, Taylor (2016-05-03)
Overhead throwing is a highly dynamic, total-body motion that requires strength, range of motion, flexibility, functional stability, and neuromuscular coordination. Throwing athletes train diligently to improve these ...

Yolk androgen deposition in two passerine species: Do females play favorites? 

Navara, Kristen (2005-12-15)
Eggs of oviparous species contain variable amounts of androgens, such as testosterone (T), dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and androstenedione (A4). Previous studies in birds show that yolk androgens of maternal origin have ...

"You Are Where You Eat": reconnecting Birmingham, AL residents to their landscape through a local food network 

Hargrove, Will (2013-03-18)
In an age of increasing globalization and expanding food distribution networks the distance between food sources and consumers is growing at an alarming rate. With this growing gap comes the increased separation of ties ...

Young Adults’ Perception of Fathering and the Father-Child Relationship in the Context of Marital Violence 

Maddox, Lauren (2015-07-21)
The current study utilized a qualitative research design, combining grounded theory and thematic analysis, to examine fathering by maritally violent men from the perspective of their young adult children. Semi-structured ...

Young Children's Vulnerability to Achievement Goals: A Validation Study 

Cumbie, Emily (2006-05-15)
The purpose of this study was to explore validity of measures used to asses children as having a helpless or mastery oriented pattern of response to failure. Participants (N = 190) were part of a larger project, the Child ...

Young Female Adults’ Two-Piece Swimsuit Style Choices in Relation to Their Body Shape, Size, and Satisfaction 

Beury, Patrice (2013-05-01)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influences of body shape, size, and satisfaction on two-piece swimsuit style purchase choices of young female adults. A questionnaire incorporated a purchase likelihood scale ...

The Young Women Leaders' Program: Exploring Factors and Outcomes Associated with Emerging Adult Female Mentors' Experience 

McGill, Julianne (2012-11-08)
The purpose of this study was to understand young adult female mentors’ experiences in a mentoring program that pairs undergraduates with at-risk female junior high school students. There is extremely limited research ...