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Examining the Framing of Book Banning in Alabama: A Study of News Coverage through Content and Critical Discourse Analysis 

McCormick, Ainsley M. (2024-04-30)  ETD File Embargoed
The issue of book banning in education systems and public libraries has increased in recent years as a tool being weaponized by politicians, specifically targeting material about LGBTQ individuals and people of color. News ...

Examining the Impact of Virtual Reality Integration into a Social Studies Classroom 

Riner, Ashley (2021-07-15)
One of the critical roles of instructional leaders is to help teachers with technology integration. Instructional leaders should be familiar with emerging technology and understand how they can help teachers integrate new ...

Examining the Influence of Parental Behavior on Adolescent Problem Behavior 

Pressley, Felicia (2014-01-09)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which parents’ behaviors influence to an adolescent’s involvement in the juvenile justice system. Previous research suggests, adolescents involved in the juvenile ...

Examining the Influence of Personal Finance Education on Decision-Making among Graduate Students 

Brock, Ruth (2014-05-01)
Graduate students enrolled in programs leading to careers in health-related fields graduate with some of the highest student loan debt levels of any educational disciplines. Colleges and universities that participate in ...

Examining the Lived Experiences of Acculturation Among Haitian Immigrants Living in the United States: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis 

Barnett, Juanita (2018-04-16)
The United States has the largest immigrant population compared to other countries around the world (Thaker, 2013). As the United States experiences unprecedented migration by foreign-born individuals, Haitian immigrants ...

Examining the Merger of the NFA and FFA 

Gilman, Donald (2013-07-22)
The merger between the NFA (New Farmers of America) and the FFA (Future Farmers of America) was an event that occurred nearly 50 years ago between two student organizations in secondary education. Prior to that time, the ...

Examining the metabolic, physiologic and chronobiologic effects of Western diet-induced obesity in a mouse model 

Woodie, Lauren (2019-12-05)
Obesity is a major public health concern that can result from consuming a Western diet (WD), characterized by a diet high in fat and sugar, including sugar sweetened beverages. A proposed treatment for WD-induced obesity ...

Examining the Parent Perception Inventory within the Context of Behavior Parent Training 

Salamone, Christie (2006-12-15)
The Parent Perception Inventory (PPI) is a child report measure used to assess child perceptions of parenting positive and negative behaviors. A parent version of the PPI was also used to assess how parents perceive their ...

Examining the Physiological Effects of a SIT and Resistance Training Intervention on Sedentary Women with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors 

Peart, Ashley (2019-12-05)
This study assessed the effects of a 10-week sprint interval training (SIT) and resistance training (RT) intervention on waist circumference (WC), blood pressure (BP), fasting plasma glucose (FPG), triglycerides (TG), ...

Examining the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction among Elementary Education Educators 

Granger, Kasandra (2015-11-17)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between emotional intelligence and teacher job satisfaction for teachers within elementary schools in southeast Alabama. Individuals involved in educational policy ...

Examining the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, and Burnout: A Comparison of Administrative Officers, Criminal Investigators and Patrol Officers in Law Enforcement 

Stewart, Clarence (2021-04-28)
Law enforcement has evolved from ineffective watch groups to police agencies that incorporate advanced technology and problem-solving strategies (Herder, 2013; Johnson, 1981). However, for law enforcement officers to ...

Examining the Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence, Job Performance, Job Satisfaction, and Employee Engagement among Workforce Educators 

Washington, Katrina Taylor (2022-04-14)  ETD File Embargoed
Emotional Intelligence (EI), a multidimensional construct, is considered as the capacity to process emotional information accurately and effectively to include monitoring one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions. ...

Examining the Relationship Between Leadership Style and Job Satisfaction in a Contingent Fire Department Environment 

Bauer, William (2022-07-18)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Leadership Style and Job Satisfaction in a contingent fire department environment. This was a nonexperimental research study and it utilized a convenience ...

Examining the Relationship Between Prescribed Fire Management and Forest Aesthetics in Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) Forests 

Atasoy, Murat (2017-07-07)
The majority of the coastal plain from Virginia to Texas was predominantly covered by longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) stands. These forests were described as 'park like' forests with a clean, aesthetic, and picturesque ...

Examining the Relationship between Principal Leadership, Teacher Motivation, and the Classroom Environment 

Shepherd-Jones, Anna (2015-12-10)
One purpose of this study was to examine the different aspects of a school environment including leadership, motivation, and instruction. Specifically, the following relationships were investigated: (a) principal leadership ...

Examining the Relationship between Work Stress, Emotion Regulation, and Adult-Child Interactions among Family Child Care Providers 

Lorang, Lydia (2013-09-18)
This study examined work-family stress, emotion regulation, and how the combination of these variables affect the quality of adult-child interactions in a sample of family child care providers. I hypothesized that family ...

Examining the Relationships between Delay Discounting, Working Memory, and Fluid Intelligence 

Acuff, Roy, Jr. (2012-01-05)
Previous research has suggested a link between working memory, general fluid intelligence, and delay discounting by utilizing traditional behavioral measures. Because both working memory and general fluid intelligence rely ...

Examining the Relationships between Front Line Supervisors and Employees’ Emotional Intelligence, Engagement, and Job Satisfaction within the Manufacturing Industry 

Stewart, Sheena (2018-07-24)
ii Abstract The concept of emotional intelligence and the potential impact on an organization has sparked a concerted effort amongst researchers to examine and more clearly define the role of emotional intelligence in ...

Examining the Relationships Between Mandatory Career Courses, High-Impact Practices, and First-Destination Outcomes 

Buckley-Burnell, Addye (2021-11-29)
The rising cost of education and competition among universities has led to consumer demands for information pertaining to their return on investment. Universities have been encouraged to provide first-destination outcomes ...

Examining the Reliability and Validity of a Measure of Child Care Provider Motivation 

Ma, YanLing (2009-08-04)
The concept of motivation in the child care area has not been based in theory and no standard measure has been used to assess it. The limited work examining the influence of providers’ motivation on care giving quality has ...