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Submissions from 2013

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Evaluations of Girls on the Run/Girls on Track to Enhance Self-Esteem and Well-Being, Sarah K. Sifers and Dana N. Shea

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Recommended Laboratory Test for Predicting the Initial Retroreflectivity of Pavement Markings from Glass Bead Quality, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Paul Carlson, Adam Pike, and Chris Davies

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"Real Life Solutions to Real Life Problems:" Collaborating with a Non-Profit Foundation to Engage Honors Students in Applied Research, Emily Stark

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Testing Misconceptions and Building Excitement in a Psychology and the Law Course, Emily Stark

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A Brief Examination of Predictors of E-Learning Success for Novice and Expert Learners, Emily Stark, Andrea L. Lassiter, and Ashley Kuemper

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Perceived Health Benefits from Yoga Among Breast Cancer Survivors, Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Brooke N. Burk, Kimberly Shinew, Megan Cronan Kuhlenschmidt, and Arlene A. Schmid

A Philosophy of Global Pluralism: Multicultural Approaches to Political Theory, Jacqueline Marie Vieceli

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The Performative Body: Dramaturgy, the Body, and Enbodiment, Dennis D. Waskul and Phillip Vannini

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Parental Behavior Control as a Moderator Between Close Friend Support and Conduct Problems, Gabriel C. Watson, Sarah K. Sifers, and Daniel Houlihan

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Tell My Sons, Mark M. Weber and David Murray

Follow the Blackbirds, Gwen Nell Westerman

Metallicity Distributions of the Innermost 100 kpc of Galaxy Clusters, Ka-Wah Wong, Mihoko Yukita, Evan T. Million, and Jimmy A. Irwin

Effect of Foundation Rigidity on Contact Pressure Distribution, Mohammad M. Yamin, Ahmed Ashteyat, I. Alldin, and E. Mahmoud

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Pre-Service Teacher Knowledge of Behavior Function: Implications within the Classroom, Rachel Youngblom and Kevin J. Filter

Spatially-resolved Spectral Analysis of the Hot Gaseous Emission in the M31 Bulge, Mihoko Yukita, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, and Evan T. Million

Submissions from 2012

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Institutional Accountability and competition for resources in undergraduate education among U.S. public four-year institutions., Lynn D. Akey

It Takes A Team: Using Analytics to Improve Student Success, Lynn D. Akey

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Strategic Pathways for Success: The Influence of Outside Community on Academic Engagement, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Denise Wilson, Rebecca Bates, Joy Crawford, Diane Jones, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melani Plett, Elaine P. Scott, and Nanette Veilleux

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A Critical Analysis of the EPAS Competencies and Practice Behaviors, William A. Anderson and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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The Public Library's Role in the Transition Towns Movement, Monika Antonelli

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Greening Libraries, Monika Antonelli and Mark McCullough

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Pride Diaries: Sex, Brain Size and Sociality in the African Lion (Panthera leo) and Cougar (Puma concolor), Bradley M. Arsznov and Sharleen T. Sakai

Our Chapters: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS of Leadership, Scholarship, Service and Friendship, Portra Ashley and John Bulcock

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Production of Self-Compacting Concrete Using Jordanian Oil Shale Ash, Ahmed Ashteyat, Rami Haddad, and Mohammad M. Yamin

Iowa DOT Pontis Bridge Management System Implementation, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Working with Pontis: Status in Iowa, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

CART Algorithm for Predicting NBI Condition Ratings, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Alicia Carriquiry, and Omar Smadi

Epistemological Shift in Empowering Teachers’ Action: Three Action Research Case Studies, Luz Carime Bersh

Action Research for Improving At-Risk Students' Literacy Skills: Supporting the Professional Development of Three Teachers Throught Their Journys Integrating Multiculturalism, Poetry and Technology for Literacy Intervention, Luz Carime Bersh, Pam Benton, Anita Lewis, and Magda Mackenzie-Parrales

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Transfer Student Study, Angie Bomier, Ramon Pinero, and Kellian Clink

Cataloging Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Hitting a Moving Target: Cataloging in an Age of Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Hitting a Moving Target: Cataloging in the Age of Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings, Vanda Broughton, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of The Library Catalogue as Social Space: Promoting Patron Driven Collections, Online Communities, and Enhanced Reference and Readers’ Services, Laurel Tarulli, Robert L. Bothmann

What a Queer Idea: LGBT Resources for Your Library, Robert L. Bothmann, Rachel Wexelbaum, Heather Tompkins, Jennifer Hootman, Danya Leebaw, and Karen P. Hogan

Review of How We Decide, William Broussard

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Trends in Methodological Rigor in Intervention Research Published in School Psychology Journals, Matthew K. Burns, David A. Klingbeil, James E. Ysseldyke, and Shawna Petersen-Brown

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Getting the Whole Story: Getting the Best Federal, State & Nongovernmental Agencies' Websites to Your Users, Kellian Clink

The Cambridge Guide to Second Language Assessment, Christine A. Coombe, Peter Davidson, Barry O'Sullivan, and Stephen Stoynoff

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The Power and Utility of Reflective Learning Portfolios in Honors, Christopher R. Corley and John Zubizarreta

Tips and Tricks for Including Kids with Autism in General Education Classrooms, Aaron R. Deris

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Are Those Her Uncles or Dads: Working with Parents Who are Gay, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

Evidence-based Practices: Using Story-based Interventions to Improve Social Behavior in the General Education Setting, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, and T. P. Deris

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Investigation of Social Supports for Parents of Children with Autism, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, Linda L. Flynn, Carrie Ota, and Anne O'Hanlon

Q-sort: Examining the Needs of Families with Young Children with Disabilities, Aaron R. Deris and Linda L. Flynn

Growing Up on Anne's Farm, Mary True Dooley and John Andrews True

The Brazilian Sources of Narrative Transculturation, Alfredo Duplat

The Role of Birth Order in Personality: An Enduring Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Adler, Daniel Eckstein and Jason A. Kaufman

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Dolphin-Assisted Therapy: Claims versus Evidence, Britta L. Fiksdal, Daniel Houlihan, and Aaron C. Barnes

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Improving Recall in a Person with Dementia: Investigating the Effectiveness of Memory Priming and Spaced Retrieval in an Older Adult with Dementia, Britta L. Fiksdal, Daniel Houlihan, and Jeffrey Buchanan

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Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model, Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model, Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

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Functional Behavioral Assessment in a Three-Tiered Prevention Model, Kevin J. Filter, Michelle E. Alvarez, and Kimberly A. Zammit

Mankato Public Schools: Cross-Institutional Partnerships for Effective Teacher Preparation, Kathleen Foord, Laura Bemel, Jeffrey Pribyl, C. Burns, G. Berry, Richard Auger, Marsha Traynor, Ginger Zierdt, J. Meyer-Mork, and James A. (Jim) Grabowska

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Asset Management and Safety: A Performance Perspective, Jian Gao, Konstantina Gkritza, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, and Inya Nlenanya

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Review: Rio (Film Review), Carol L. Glasser

Declaring War Against Schooling: Personalizing Learning Now, Don E. Glines

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Developing a Model of Source-Specific Interpersonal Conflict in Healthcare, Ashley M. Guidroz, Mo Wang, and Lisa M. Perez

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Reward Differences Between Adolescents from a Native American Community and Adolescents from a Non-Native American Community, Mark Guthmiller, Daniel Houlihan, Liesa A. Klein, Kendra J. Homan, and Tammy J. Jollie-Trottier

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Temporary Work-Zone Pavement Marking Products, Neal Hawkins, Omar Smadi, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Calvin Many Wolves Potter, Elaine Brooks Held

Nothing Special, Geoff Herbach

Assessment of Estimated Versus Actual Caloric Expenditure, Kylee J. Heston, Daniel Houlihan, and Kendra J. Homan

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Cultural Differences in the Levels of Rewards Between Adolescents from America, Australia, Tanzania, Denmark, Honduras, Korea, and Spain, Kendra J. Homan, Daniel Houlihan, Kari Ek, and Joseph Wanzek

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Gender and Sport, USA, Emily J. Houghton

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History of Snowboarding, Emily J. Houghton

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LeBron James, Emily J. Houghton

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Major League Baseball Championships, Emily J. Houghton

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Mia Hamm, Emily J. Houghton

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Sexuality and Sports, USA, Emily J. Houghton

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Teacher Support as a Moderator of Behavioral Outcomes for Youth Exposed to Stressful Life Events, Rebekah S. Huber, Sarah K. Sifers, Daniel Houlihan, and Rachel Youngblom

The Chandra Legacy 1 Megasecond Observation of NGC 3115, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, Jay Strader, Aaron J. Romanowsky, Gregory R. Sivakoff, Mihoko Yukita, Evan T. Million, Yuanyuan Su, William G. Mathews, E. Quataert, J. Brody, and S. Larsen

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A Short Guide to Action Research, Andrew P. Johnson

A Short Guide to Action Research, Andrew P. Johnson

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Book Review - John W. Budd. (2011). The Thought of Work. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 264 pages., Andrea L. Lassiter

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Using the Contradiction Paradigm to Assess Ageism, Karla A. Lassonde, Carolina Surla, Jeffrey Buchanan, and Edward J. O'Brien

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Ideología de Estado en Bolivia durante el gobierno de Evo Morales: Las políticas del «capitalismo andino-amazónico, Tom Lewis and Alfredo Duplat

Practical Strategies for Cataloging Departments, Rebecca Lubas and Robert L. Bothmann

The Tormenting of the Gingerbread Boy, JP Mackey

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Hiring Social Work Faculty: An Analysis of Employment Announcements, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Social Workers in Rural Places: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Social Work in a Very Rural Place: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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An Evaluation of Factors Leading to Mentor Satisfaction with the Mentoring Relationship, Shannon Marie Martin and Sarah K. Sifers

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A Function-Based Classroom Behavior Intervention Using Non-Contingent Reinforcement Plus Response Cost, Julene D. Nolan and Kevin J. Filter

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Helium and Neon in "Blank" STARDUST Aerogel Samples, Russel L. Palma, R. O. Pepin, A. Westphal, D. J. Schlutter, and Z. Gainsforth

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Examining Estimates of Effect Using Non-Overlap of all Pairs in Multiple Baseline Studies of Academic Intervention, Shawna Petersen-Brown, Abbey C. Karich, and Frank J. Symons

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Method of Making Nanoparticles by Electroless Plating, Donald Keith Roper, Wonmi Ahn, Benjamin Jeppson Taylor, and Analía G. Dall'Asén

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Work-Life Conflict and Organizational Support in a Military Law Enforcement Agency, Daniel Sachau, Jessica Gertz, Mahlia Matsch, Ashley Johnson Palmer, and David Englert

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A Birdie in the Hand: Asymmetry in Golf Risk Preferences, Daniel Sachau, Luke Simmering, and Max Adler

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International Students' Use of a Library's Media Collection, Jessica Schomberg and Barbara J. Bergman

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A Multimodal Approach to Identity: Theorizing the Self though Embodiment, Spatiality, and Temporality, Sachi Sekimoto

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Child Care Psychology, Sarah K. Sifers

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Reflecting on Teaching Through Reflective Service Learning: A Pedagogical Journey, Sarah K. Sifers

Measuring Spirituality in Children, Sarah K. Sifers, Jared S. Warren, and Yo Jackson

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Sexually Degrading Music Videos and Lyrics: Their Effect on Males' Aggression and Endorsement of Rape Myths and Sexual Stereotypes, Eric L. Sprankle, Christian M. End, and Miranda N. Bretz

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Enhancing and Assessing Critical Thinking in a Psychological Research Methods Course, Emily Stark

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Producing a Radio Show about Psychological Science: The Story of Psychological Frontiers, Emily Stark, Daniel Sachau, and Dawn N. Albertson

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Records Management @ MSU, Anne Stenzel

The Greatest Defender of The First Amendment: The Legacy of Robert C. Lobdell's Legal Career in First Amendment Law at the Los Angeles Times: A Reference for Reporters, Editors and Student Journalists, Brad Theissen