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E-Textbook Evaluation Study 

Aldubaisi, Fatimah (2014-12-09)
The effects that technological advances have on education and how these advances can be used to improve the learning process are important research questions that attract many researchers to study different aspects of these ...

Early Adolescents’ Attitudes about Engaging in Risky Relationship Behaviors: The Influence of Support, Control, and Self-esteem 

Whittaker, Angela (2014-07-03)
The current study examined the influence of adolescents’ self-esteem, and support and control in their relationships with parents and best friends on attitudes about risky sexual behavior and dating violence. Participants ...

Early Characterization and Performance of a Flexible Thick Lift Pavement 

McCarty, Caroline (2019-12-05)
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has recently been experimenting with thick lift paving to increase construction speed and facilitate faster access to traffic. However, there has been limited research ...

Early Characterization and Performance of Flexible Pavements Utilizing Asphalt Additives 

Foshee, Megan (2022-04-25)
Asphalt additives have been utilized for years to modify the performance of flexible pavements. They have the potential to lead to long-lasting and sustainable asphalt pavements. In recent years, several new categories of ...

Early Childhood Education Today: Kindergarten Teachers’ Beliefs, Practices, and Influences 

Lloyd, Leanne (2012-04-27)
The purpose of the study was to gain insight into the face of early childhood education in today's world of education. The study examined kindergarten teachers’ perspectives on (a) how young children should be taught, (b) ...

Early Childhood Preservice Training and Perceived Teacher Efficacy Beliefs Concerning the Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities 

Walls, Shelley (2007-12-15)
The purpose of the study was to identify relationships among type of early childhood teacher training programs and levels of perceived efficacy beliefs concerning the inclusion of young children with disabilities. Preservice ...

Early Dietary Amino acid Restrictions and Flaxseed Oil Supplementation on the Leanness of Pigs and Quality of Pork: Growth Performance, Serum Metabolites, and Carcass Characteristics 

Adhikari, Chhabi Kiran (2014-05-02)
By taking advantage of compensatory growth, carcass fat can be reduced to satisfy consumer demands and intramuscular fat (IMF) can be increased to enhance organoleptic characteristics pork simultaneously. The beneficial ...

Early modification stage dynamics of shallow crater-filling units, Wetumpka impact structure, Alabama 

Heider, Erik (2015-05-07)
Wetumpka, Alabama, USA is the site of a Late Cretaceous, marine-target impact crater structure located on the inner Coastal Plain of Alabama. During Late Cretaceous, Wetumpka was located offshore from a barrier-island ...

Early Olfactory Stimulation in Purpose-Bred Detection Dogs 

Smith, Jordan (2022-05-06)
Experiences during critical periods of early development have been shown to significantly impact cognitive development in dogs. However, the effect of early odor experiences on the ontogenetic development of cognition in ...

Early-Age Behavior of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete 

Byard, Benjamin (2011-11-28)
Early-age cracking can be a severe problem in concrete as it can reduce the service life of the structure. In this project the early-age behavior of concrete was measured, evaluated, and modeled. The early-age stress ...

Early-age cracking of mass concrete structures 

Meadows, Jason (2007-05-15)
Early-age cracking is a recurring problem in many mass concrete structures. Currently agencies tend only to limit the maximum temperature difference that may develop in a mass concrete structure in an attempt to mitigate ...

Earthquake Induced Inelastic Demands on Buckling Restrained Braces 

Xie, Zhongliang (2015-07-29)
Buckling restrained braces (BRBs) show an increasing popularity in modern designs due to their high ductility capacity over conventional braces. Non-linear tests on isolated BRBs have shown the symmetrical hysteresis ...

Eating Regulation and Residency Over the First Two Years of College: Associations with Body Mass Index, Weight, and Percent Body Fat in College Students 

Lord, Denali (2013-03-25)
Objective: To determine if eating regulation behaviors and residency were associated with body mass index (BMI), weight, and/or percent body fat in male and female students over the first two years of college. Subjects: ...

Eating the Landscape You Live In: How Can Contemporary Communities Be Incorporated into the Agricultural Landscape? 

Michael, Julie (2011-11-30)
This thesis explores the idea of creating settlements that function aesthetically, as well as economically, by designing and incorporating human living conditions into productive agrarian landscapes. The project designs a ...

Echoes That Never Were: American Mobile Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, 1956 - 1983 

Pomeroy, Steven (2006-08-15)
Using a contextual, inside-outsider perspective, this dissertation addresses a gap in the history of American military space technology. Shortly after the inception of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program, ...

Ecoimmunological Investigations of the Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) 

Graham, Sean (2011-08-04)
Despite the benefits gained from studying the immune system of non-traditional model organisms, including the discovery of key components of the human immune system, squamates remain the most poorly-understood major ...

Ecological and Genetic Investigations of the Nickel Hyperaccumulator Streptanthus polygaloides (Brassicaceae) 

Mincey, Katherine (2018-07-25)
Hyperaccumulators are plants that take up, transport, and sequester large amounts of an element in their tissues. By doing this, they often achieve tissue concentrations that are toxic to most organisms. In this dissertation, ...

Ecological Assessments of the Lesser Prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) in Southeastern New Mexico 

McWilliams, Lisa (2013-04-19)
In this study of lesser prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus), I constructed artificial leks using audio playback (aural stimuli) and decoys (visual stimuli) on active leks, as well as on abandoned lekking locations ...

Ecological Associations of Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in the Upper Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Alabama 

Kilgore, Charles (2008-12-15)
Relatively little is known about most of the 15 species of bats in Alabama. Especially scarce are data on species occurring in southern Alabama, including the Mobile-Tensaw Delta region. Because there are significant ...

Ecological Distribution of Shrews in the Cumberland Plateau of Alabama 

Moss, Jackson (2015-12-14)
Shrews are small mammals that often occur in sympatry with other species of shrews. This suggests some form of resource partitioning is occurring. I examined eight habitats in Jackson County, Alabama, and detected ...