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First Steps for First Gen: An exploration of the experiences of first generation college students during the formal processes of enrolling in higher education 

Moran, Allison (2024-04-22)
The Center for First Generation College Student Success (2020) defined first generation college students (FGCS) as, “an undergraduate student whose parents do not have a bachelor’s or higher degree.” FGCS have to navigate ...

First Year Student Perceptions and Effectiveness of Social Media Influence in College of Agriculture Retention Efforts in Southeastern Land-Grant Universities 

Wise, Jamie (2020-11-20)
With young adults leading the way in social media usage, it has not gone unnoticed by Colleges of Agriculture administrators who want to connect with students where they are. This generation is more wired than any generation ...

First-Generation OTC Antihistamine Use and Voice Function: A preliminary study 

Hall, Rebecca J (2024-05-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Objectives/Hypothesis: The primary goal of this investigation was to characterize the effect of the first-generation, over-the-counter antihistamine, Chlor-Trimeton on laryngeal structure and function. Study Design: ...

First-principles Theoretical Study of Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Crystals and Earth Minerals at High Temperatures and Pressures 

Ntam, Moses (2013-03-20)
The focus of this dissertation is the first-principles calculation of lattice thermal conductivity, a non-equilibrium thermal transport property, for a wide range of solid materials including both ideal crystals and iron ...

Fiscal Policy and the Growth of Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-saharan Africa (Selected Countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa) 

Bello, Joshua (2005-12-15)
This study evaluates the impacts of fiscal policy on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region, focusing on the selected countries of Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The study further ...

Fischer Tropsch Catalyst Structures & Process Design for JP-5 Fuel Integrated with MFEC 

Dokun, Tunde B. A. (2010-05-11)
Modern societies are seeking new sources and corresponding technology as traditional fossil fuels are becoming more difficult to access because of their remote locations. A potentially attractive solution is to convert ...

Fish Kill Loss Valuation through Estimation of Angling Effort and Use Valuation on Three Mid-Size Alabama Rivers 

Carson, Phil (2022-07-25)
State fisheries management agencies seek financial restitution following a fish kill. Economic losses due to fish kills on rivers have been underestimated in Alabama, as user loss values have not been included as a loss ...

Fish Meal Replacement in Practical Diets for Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Reared in Green Water Systems 

Amaya, Rojas (2006-08-15)
A series of experimental studies were conducted with Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, to evaluate the use of plant protein sources as replacement ingredients for fish meal in commercially manufactured diets for ...

Fitness strategies of fastidious prokaryotes 

Merfa e Silva, Marcus Vinicius (2021-12-01)
Fastidious prokaryotes are slow-growing bacteria that either require specific media to grow or are not able to grow axenically. ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ (CLas) and Xylella fastidiosa are important fastidious ...

The Five Modes of Caring Student Index 

Patton, Mary (2016-12-09)
The purpose of the study was to examine the five modes of caring for students. Using Gary Chapman’s (1992) five love languages and additional work by Noddings (1984) and Gilligan (1982), the researcher designed a study ...

Fix, Flee, or Fan the Flames? An Attributional Investigation of Relational Responses to Coworker Incivility 

Carson, Jack Emery (2020-04-30)  ETD File Embargoed
Workplace incivility, which is low-intensity interpersonal mistreatment with ambiguous intent, is increasingly prevalent in today’s organizations. The ambiguous intent that characterizes incivility suggests attributions ...

Fixed Points and Periodic Points of Orientation Reversing Planar Homeomorphisms 

Boronski, Jan P. (2010-07-20)
Topological dynamics on surfaces is studied. The primary objects of study are orientation reversing homeomorphisms of the plane, but most of the results apply also to the orientation reversing homeomorphisms of the 2-sphere. ...

Flannery O'Connor and Mid-Century America 

Grant, Virginia (2014-12-12)
Though the fiction of Flannery O'Connor has most often been studied from theological or psychological perspectives, her work is deeply entrenched in, and reflective of, the culture of the mid-twentieth-century United States. ...

A Flexible Model for Multi-agent Based Simulation of Software Development Process 

Agarwal, Ravikant (2007-12-15)
Inadequate use of project management techniques in software development can be traced to the lack of efficient education strategies for managers. Software development processes are complex and therefore it is hard to predict ...

Flexible Nonvolatile Cu/CuxO/Ag ReRAM Fabricated Using Ink-Jet Printing Technology 

Zou, Simin (2014-05-01)
The design and fabrication of flexible Cu/CuxO/Ag ReRAM devices is presented in this work. We have investigated Cu/CuxO/Ag capacitor-like structure which exhibits bipolar resistive switching behavior under low-range direct ...

Flexible Superconducting Microwave Interconnects and Connectors 

Zou, Simin (2018-04-29)
One of the major limitations to constructing densely-integrated cryogenic electronic systems is the electrical interconnect technology. Superconducting cables with multiple signals, high signal density, low loss, low thermal ...

Flexible, Ultra-Thin, Embedded Die Packaging 

McPherson, Ryan (2010-10-26)
As thin, flexible electronics solutions become more robust, their integration into everyday life becomes more likely. With possible applications in wearable electronics, biomedical sensors, or ‘peel and stick’ sensors, the ...

Flexural Response of Syntactic Foam Core Sandwich Structures: Effects of Graded Face Sheets and Interpenetrating Phase Composite Foam Core 

Craven, Allen (2011-05-09)
In this thesis, flexural responses of sandwich structures with different syntactic foam core architectures are studied. The syntactic foam core is made by dispersing hollow glass microballoons in epoxy matrix at different ...

Flip Chip and Heat Spreader Attachment Development 

Li , Yuquan (2009-04-09)
Flip chip packages offer many advantages over traditional wire bonding based packages. Flip chip packages have high input/output (I/O) handling capability, better electrical performance and smaller size. Proper package ...

Flip Chip and Lid Attachment Assembly Process Development 

Ding, Fei (2006-12-15)
Flip chip technology offers numerous advantages over conventional packages by virtue of its electrical performance, greater input/output (I/O) flexibility and small size. This study focuses on two flip chip assembly process ...