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Saudi Student Integration in Southeastern U.S. Higher Education Institutions: A Study on the Impact of Academic, Social, and Cultural Adjustments Related to Academic Success 

Melius, Carrie (2017-11-16)
Saudi student enrollment in U.S. higher education institutions has been increasing due to factors like the rising enrollment of international students in the U.S. Another major reason includes the King Abdullah Scholarship ...

A scalable and sustainable wastewater treatment technology using a methanotroph-microalga co-culture 

Roberts, Nathan (2020-05-15)
Rapidly growing human population generates large volumes of industrial, municipal, and agricultural wastewater. Traditional wastewater processes face major drawbacks with high energy consumption, inefficient nutrient ...

A Scalable Approach For Deciphering Core Rationales as the Foundation of New Product Devleopment 

Robertson, Jason (2009-04-15)
Strategic plans are usually based on traditional statistical research and market segmentations like age, gender, zip code. Those segmentations do not reflect what people think about when they make decisions to buy a product ...

Scalable Collective Communication and Data Transfer for High-Performance Computation and Data Analytics 

Xu, Cong (2015-04-27)
Large-scale computer clusters are leveraged to solve various crucial problems in both High Performance Computing and Cloud Computing fields. Message Passing Interface (MPI) and MapReduce are two prevalent tools to tap the ...

Scalable, Self-Healing, and Real-Time Network Services for Directed Diffusion 

Casey, Kenan (2008-08-15)
Directed diffusion is a data-centric publish-subscribe routing protocol for sensor networks. We have proposed three network services which increase the capabilities of directed diffusion. Our protocols build on the inherent ...

Scalable, Self-Healing, and Real-Time Network Services for Directed Diffusion 

Casey, Kenan (2007-05-15)
Directed diffusion is a data-centric publish-subscribe routing protocol for sensor networks. We have designed, implemented, and evaluated three network services which build on the strengths of directed diffusion and lessen ...

Scale Economies in MFIs Abroad and Comparable U.S. Financial Institutions 

James, Natalie (2010-04-22)
The three essays of this dissertation employ a system of seemingly unrelated equations, each with a cost function and production input equations to determine the scale or point of production along the long-run average total ...

The Scales of Ocean and Coastal Governance: How International, National, and Local Governments are Preparing for Global Environmental Change and a Growing Population 

Johnson, Gregory (2023-08-02)  ETD File Embargoed
Coastal and ocean governance is a complex topic that requires an equally complex management structure. Governments around the world and at every scale have varying degrees of authority and resources to effectively manage ...

Scapegoating Saviors: Presidential Rhetoric in U.S. Government Shutdowns 

Oliver, Rebecca (2019-07-12)
This project extends research on how and why rhetors create enemies in political discourse. Previous literature has examined the construction of enemies for a number of purposes. One of these purposes is scapegoating. To ...

Scattering Resonances for Three-dimensional Subwavelength Holes 

Fatima, Maryam (2021-07-19)
This thesis aims to investigate scattering resonances and the field amplification at resonant frequencies for two different subwavelength structures: The first structure is a cavity with a closed bottom and width $\varepsilon$ ...

Scene Generation and Target Detection for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation 

Sherrill, Ryan E. (2009-04-20)
Hardware-in-the-Loop simulations are useful in developing and testing missile components at a lower cost than experimental tests. Accurate results require the missile's optical sensor be stimulated by an artificial ...

Schedule Thinning Following Functional Communication Training: A Comparison of Chained Schedules and Multiple Schedules 

Nuhu, Nadratu (2016-04-12)
Functional communication training (FCT) is a well-supported, effective, function-based intervention used to reduce rates of problem behavior by teaching communicative responses that access functionally equivalent reinforcers. ...

Scheduling DAGs For Minimum Finish Time and Power Consumption on Heterogeneous Processors 

Palli, Kirankumar (2005-08-15)
In the past years, scheduling has always been a hot research area, and with the advancement of processor technologies, there has been an increasing focus on the strategies that allow managing resource allocation in an ...

Scheduling in WiMAX based wireless networks 

Soundararajan, Srivathsan (2008-12-15)
This thesis describes two transmission scheduling algorithms and a hybrid ARQ transmission handling algorithm designed for WiMAX based wireless networks. WiMAX networks are based on Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple ...

School Administrators’ Perceptions of Alabama’s ACCESS Distance Learning Program 

Schofield, Shawn (2013-11-05)
The purpose of this study was to examine Alabama high school principals’ perceptions about ACCESS Distance Learning. An exploratory research design was used and data were collected by survey. The survey was emailed to 508 ...

School Counselor Professional Identity in Relation to Post-master's Supervision 

Mecadon-Mann, Melissa (2022-05-23)
School counselors and clinical mental health counselors are trained through master’s programs with similar course objectives. One major difference between school counselor and clinical counselor licensure/certification ...

School Counselors' Perceptions of Cyberbullying 

Robinson, Kathy (2010-06-22)
This was a qualitative study which examined school counselors’ perceptions of cyberbullying. Thirty two school counselors were asked seven reflection questions in regards to their experiences, roles/responsibilities, ...

School Desegregation: Participant Perceptions of a Freedom of Choice Initiative in the South 

Herring, Cristen Medora Pratt (2015-07-29)
This study investigated one school system’s implementation of a Freedom of Choice plan to desegregate its public schools prior to being mandated to do so. The research examined the process to implement a Freedom of Choice ...

School Leaders and Sustainability: An Exploratory Study 

Veronese, Dennis (2012-07-25)
This elicitation study explored school leader beliefs and practices relative to sustainability and green school practices. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior as the theoretical framework, the study specifically explored ...

School Leadership: The Journey from Trauma Aware to Trauma-Informed 

Lawson, Jennifer (2022-11-21)
Until recently, discussions around trauma-informed approaches and practices have been limited primarily to the fields of mental health and social services; however, “attention to childhood trauma and the need for trauma-informed ...