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Trade Adjustments to Exchange Rates in Regional Economic Integration: Argentina and Brazil 

Sedano, Fernando (2005-12-15)
Currency devaluation is one of the most commonly used economic policies when a country faces a trade imbalance. By making exports more competitive in world markets and imports more expensive in terms of local currency, ...

Trading Strategies and Risk Management for Wind Power in the Electricity Market 

Li, Shaomao (2017-04-19)
The use of wind energy, one of the main renewable energy sources, has rapidly expanded around the world in past decades. However, the uncertainty and unpredictability of wind power lead to a number of challenges for both ...

The Tragedy of the Gamer: A Dramatistic Study of GamerGate 

Langenbach, Mason (2019-04-16)
In August 2014, a small but active group of gamers began a relentless online harassment campaign against notable women in the videogame industry in a controversy known as GamerGate. In response, game journalists from several ...

Training Arbitrarily Connected Neural Networks with Second Order Algorithms 

Cotton, Nicholas (2008-08-15)
Neural networks have been an active area of research and application for many years. Today they are gaining popularity with the growing processing power of modern computers. With neural networks gaining popularity comes ...

Training Dogs for Awake, Unrestrained Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

Strassberg, Lily (2019-08-01)
Awake, unrestrained canine functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) is of great interest in working dog sectors for its potential to elucidate mechanisms of scent processing and odor detection, as well as biobehavioral ...

Training Needs of a Regional Extension Agent 

Weldon, Tyler (2020-11-12)
Based on the research by Reid in 1997, the needs of the County Extension Agents in the agriculture/natural resources/forestry, family consumer sciences, and youth programs were addressed. The Alabama Cooperative Extension ...

Training Parents to Enhance Social Skills in Children with Developmental Delays: A Component Analysis 

Schleismann, Kelly (2014-03-31)
Social skills deficits are a core feature of ASD (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000; Parsons & Mitchell, 2002), and they are related to a myriad of other social, developmental, and psychological challenges ...

Training Program for Industrial Design Sketching 

Hayworth, Luke (2022-05-05)
This thesis explores a new way to teach industrial design sketching (IDS) based on The Gracie Combatives Program (GC), a training program originally designed to teach the art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, also known as Brazilian ...

Training the Emerging Pilot Workforce: Does Generation and Gender Influence Curriculum Development? 

Reesman, Kurt (2022-03-04)  ETD File Embargoed
This study investigated the learning styles of pilots and non-pilots and then focused on the gender and generational differences among the pilots surveyed. Invitations to participate in an anonymous online Qualtrics survey ...

Trait Emotional Intelligence Differences in Pre-Career and Mid-Career United States Military Leaders 

Bond, Andrew (2016-05-03)
Trait Emotional Intelligence is a well-established predictor of desirable workplace outcomes such as job performance. In military contexts, the fifteen facets of Trait Emotional Intelligence overlap considerably with the ...

Trait mindfulness as a moderator of green exercise and attention restoration 

Dyke, Ford (2017-07-25)
Attention Restoration Theory (ART) has been proposed as a potential approach to facilitate recovery from directed attention fatigue (DAF). The theory postulates directed attention is likely to replenish if permitted to ...

Trajectories of Quality of Life in Adolescents and Young Adults with ADHD: Examination of the Impact of Transitioning to Independence 

Young, Margaret E. (2017-11-17)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common chronic conditions. Youth with ADHD experience psychosocial consequences, including poor academic functioning, social problems, and increased mental ...

The Transaction between Neural Systems and the Intensive Care Unit Environment: Development of Neuro-Interior Response Theory 

Cooper, Sarah (2021-11-19)
This study explores the transaction between neural response and ICU environments. The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between neural response and ICU design, how neural response affects patient healing ...

Transactional Distance Versus Student Characteristics and Their Effect on Academic Outcomes 

Lebeck, Brian (2017-05-23)
The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between perceived transactional distance, course satisfaction and student characteristics (demographics, grade point average, previous online experience, ...

Transatlantic Nationalisms and Parallel Performances: Afterlife Texts of the Revolutionary Era 

Vinson, David (2019-12-05)
This dissertation traces the rise to public prominence of Major John André, J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, and Mary Robinson during the American Revolution, and it examines the ways in which they each inspire an afterlife ...

Transcendent Hunger: Poor Women and Resource Raids in Civil War Georgia 

Powell, Rebecca (2022-08-05)  ETD File Embargoed
Poor women in Civil War Georgia organized and participated in resource raids of varying sizes in cities, towns, and rural areas throughout the state from 1862 to 1865. While the largest “bread riots” in cities across the ...

Transcendent Synesthetic Poetry of Octavio Paz 

Cortez, Lionel (2012-05-16)
During his life and even after, the poetry of Mexican poet and 1990 Nobel Prize winner, Octavio Paz, has provided academic fodder for many critics, teachers and students. The lyrical nature and open structures of poetry ...

Transcendent voices: Heteroglossia and the Power of Female Identity in Three Films by David Lynch 

Juhasz, Ildiko (2011-05-20)
In this thesis, I perform a feminist-semiotic analysis of three of David Lynch’s movies—Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Mulholland Drive and Inland Empire. I use Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of heteroglossia as the ...

Transcript Analysis and Teacher Study Group: Improving Comprehension Instruction 

Buskist, Connie (2005-12-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine if teachers’ participation in a teacher study group and transcript analysis would have an effect on the reading comprehension scores of their students. The 6 teacher participants ...

Transcriptional Adaptations to Low Salinity in Euryhaline Crustaceans 

Reed, Mitchell (2014-05-02)
The transfer of euryhaline crustaceans from full-strength seawater to low salinity is known to induce a myriad of physiology changes corresponding with active ion uptake across the posterior gill pairs. The goal of this ...