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Submissions from 2014

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Experimental Study on Portland Cement Pervious Concrete Mechanical and Hydrological Properties, Ahmed Ibrahim, Enad Mahmoud, Mohammad M. Yamin, and Varun Chowdary Patibandla

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Reading, Eye Movement, and the Brain, Andrew P. Johnson

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Reading Intervention, Andrew P. Johnson

Reading Intervention, Andrew P. Johnson

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Teaching Reading Comprehension, Andrew P. Johnson

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100% PBL Curriculum: Startup Phase Complete, Bart Johnson and Ron Ulseth

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Professional Competency Attainment in a Project Based Learning Curriculum: A Comparison of Project Based Learning to Traditional Engineering Education, Bart Johnson and Ron Ulseth

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Lean and Lab-rich Psychology: Undergraduate Research for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Jason A. Kaufman

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Our Contemplative Nature, Jason A. Kaufman

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Balancing Priorities: Sharing Responsibility for the Assessment of Student Learning, Andrea L. Lassiter and Lynn D. Akey

A South Dakota Country School Experience, William E. Lass

Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota's Boundaries, William E. Lass

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College Students' Preferences for Test Accommodations, Lawrence Lewandowski, Tonya L. Lambert, Benjamin J. Lovett, Carlos J. Panahon, and Marcia R. Sytsma

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A Comparison of Covert and Videotape Modeling Strategies for Training Complex Mechanical Assembly Tasks, Peter J.N. Linnerooth, Daniel Houlihan, Melissa A. Lenz, and Jeffrey Buchanan

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A Study of the Psychometric Properties of the Social Support Scale for Children, Dorothy Maria Lipski, Sarah K. Sifers, and Yo Jackson

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Is Elderspeak Appropriate?: A Survey of Certified Nursing Assistants, Nathaniel Joseph Lombardi, Jeffrey Buchanan, Shelby Marie Afflerbach, Kristie L. Campana, Adam Sattler, and Duc Viet Lai

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Community Organizing in Rural Areas: Yes, It's Different, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Preliminary Report: An Application of the Good Behavior Game in the Developing Nation of Belize, Julene Douty Nolan, Kevin J. Filter, and Daniel Houlihan

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The Good Behavior Game: A Classroom-Behavior Intervention Effective Across Cultures, Julene Douty Nolan, Daniel Houlihan, Megan Wanzek, and William R. Jenson

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Using Reflection to Assess Students' Ability to Learn and Develop Leadership Skills, Heather M. Olsen and Brooke N. Burk

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Pursuing a Purpose: The Role of Career Exploration Courses and Service-Learning Internships in Recognizing and Developing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, Jamie J. Peterson, Clair Wardwell, Kelsey Will, and Kristie L. Campana

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Providing the Fuel Needed to Blast Teacher Candidates into Employment, Lori Piowlski and Peggy Ballard

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Ethical Reasoning Development in Project-based Learning, Elizabeth Pluskwik and Puteri S. Megat Hamari

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'That's what children are-nought but leg-ropes': Motherhood in Rosa Praed's Mrs. Tregaskiss, Melissa Purdue

Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL) for ESL Instruction and Curriculum, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

So, You Want to Be a Library Director?, Joan Roca

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Early-Type Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift Observed with Hubble Space Telescope WFC3: Perspectives on Recent Star Formation, Michael Rutkowski, Hyunjin Jeong, Seth Cohen, Sugata Kaviraj, Rogier Windhorst, Russell Ryan, Anton Koekemoer, Sukyoung Yi, Nimish Hathi, Michael Dopita, and Michael Dopita

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Differences between Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders: Rural Social Work Implications for Prevention, Assessment and Treatment, Susan M. Ryan, George S. Leibowitz, Jeanne M. Nauheimer, and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Service-Learning in Developing Nations, Daniel Sachau, Carol Lynn Courtney, Richard Olson, Julene Nolan, and Scott T. Fee

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Sandbagging: Faking Incompetence on the Golf Course, Daniel Sachau, Luke Simmering, Max Adler, and Warren Ryan

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Synthesis, Crystal Structure Refinement, and Electrical Conductivity of Pb(8−x)Na2Smx(VO4)6O(x/2), Tatiana M. Savankova, Lev G. Akselrud, Lyudmyla I. Ardanova, Alexey V. Ignatov, Eugeni I. Get’man, Roman E. Gladyshevskii, and Stanislav N. Loboda

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Production and Extraction of [10C]-CO2 from Proton Bombardment of Molten 10B2O3, M. J. Schueller, Robert J. Nickles, Andrew D. Roberts, and M. Jensen

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Transnational Asia: Dis/orienting Identity in the Globalized World, Sachi Sekimoto

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Digital Projects Made Easy: It’s All about Partnerships, Daardi Sizemore, Anne Stenzel, and Heidi J. Southworth

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

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Toward a Better Understanding of Sexually Deviant Behavior [Review of the book: Case Studies in Sexual Deviance: Toward Evidence Based Practice edited by William T. O'Donohue], Eric L. Sprankle

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100% PBL Curriculum: Startup Phase Complete, Ron Ulseth and Bart Johnson

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De la muerte y otros amores = Death and the beloved, Sara B. Vanégas Coveña and Kimberly E. Contag

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On Assessment, Imagination, and Agency: Using Rubrics to Inform and Negotiate the Honors Experience, Giovanna E. Walters

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Techno-sexuality: The Sexual Pragmatists of the Technological Age, Dennis D. Waskul

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The Link Between Cocurricular Activities and Academic Engagement in Engineering Education, Denise Wilson, Diane Jones, Mee Joo Kim, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Rebecca Bates, Joy Crawford, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melani Plett, and Nanette Veilleux

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An Assessment of Resiliency and Life Satisfaction in High School-Aged Students in Belize, Rachel Youngblom, Daniel Houlihan, and Julene Douty Nolan

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Philosophy of Biology, Sun Kyeong Yu

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So, I Can't Just Do Homework?: Training and Using Student Workers to the Fullest, Jessi Zimmerman, Joni D. Myers, and Anne Stenzel

Submissions from 2013

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Unexpected Results from a Change in Token Type, Andrew Jonathan Ahrendt, Daniel Houlihan, and Jeffrey Buchanan

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A Strategic Funding Process: Emphasizing Shared Governance and Transparency, Lynn D. Akey

Implementing the Strategic Framework Performance Metrics, Lynn D. Akey

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It's Easy Being Green: Benefits of Technology-Enabled Work, Lance Andrews, Stephanie R. Klein, Jacob Forsman, and Daniel Sachau

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The Procyonid Social Club: Comparison of Brain Volumes in the Coatimundi (Nasua nasua, N. narica), Kinkajou (Potos flavus), and Racoon (Procyon lotor), Bradley M. Arsznov and Sharleen T. Sakai

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Written Communication in the Classroom: Resources for Teaching Methods (2013), Abigail Bakke and Kira Dreher

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HST/WFC3 Near-infrared Spectroscopy of Quenched Galaxies at z ∼ 1.5 from the WISP Survey: Stellar Population Properties, A. G, Bedregal; C. Scarlata; A. L. Henry; H. Atek; M. Rafelski; H. I. Teplitz; A. Dominguez; Brian Siana; J. W. Colbert; M. Malkan; N. R. Ross; C. L. Martin; A. Dressler; C. Bridge; N. P. Hathi; D. Masters; P. J. McCarthy; and Michael J. Rutkowski

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Undergraduate Social Work Programs: How are Programs in Rural Areas Faring?, David L. Beimers, Brian Warner, and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

Weibull-Based Bridge Deterioration Models for Iowa Bridges, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Dimitrios Bilionis

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Using Classification Trees for Predicting National Bridge Inventory Condition Ratings, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Alicia Carriquiry, and Omar Smadi

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American Dream? Snapshots of the Middle-Class, Luz Carime Bersh

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The Curricular Value of Teaching about Immigration through Picture Book Thematic Text Sets, Luz Carime Bersh

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Review of Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success (New York University Press, 2013) by Rose Corrigan, Maria Bevacqua

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Sisyphus Rolls On: Reframing Women's Ways of "Making It" in Rhetoric and Composition, Kristin Marie Bivens, Martha McKay Canter, Kirsti Cole, Violet A. Dutcher, Morgan Gresham, Luisa Rodriguez-Connal, and Eileen E. Schell

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Sol-Gel Synthesis, X-Ray Diffraction Studies and Electric Conductivity of Sodium Europium Silicate, Ekaterina V. Borisova, Alexey V. Ignatov, Eugeni I. Get’man, Stanislav N. Loboda, Lyudmyla I. Ardanova, Lyudmila V. Pasechnik, and Vitaly S. Ponurovsky

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Team Effectiveness Theory from Industrial and Organizational Psychology Applied to Engineering Student Project Teams: A Research Review, Maura Borrego, Jennifer Karlin, Lisa D. McNair, and Kacey Beddoes

The Stray Pitch, Marilyn Janice Bos

Review of Demystifying FRAD: Functional Requirements for Authority Data, Qiang Jin, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examples, Fang Huang Gao, Heather Tennison, and Janet A. Weber, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services. Tariq Ashraf and Puja Anad Gultai, editors, Robert L. Bothmann

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What a MESS! Implementing Licensed and Free Mobile Applications for Electronic Library Resources, Robert L. Bothmann, Casey Duevel, and Nat Gustafson-Sundell

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We are Family: Queer Collections and Library Relationships, Robert L. Bothmann, Kim Edson, Karen Hogan, Toni Jensen, and Rachel Wexelbaum

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3D Library Displays: Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Online Patrons and Resources, Robert L. Bothmann and Jennifer M. Turner

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Factors that Impact African American Girls' Participation in Health-Promoting Leisure Activities, Brooke N. Burk and Kimberly Shinew

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Learn to Interview More Effectively, Kristie L. Campana

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What's Legal in an Interview?, Kristie L. Campana

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Do Bosses Give Extra Credit? Using the Classroom to Model Real-World Work Experiences, Kristie L. Campana and Jamie J. Peterson

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Moderating Factors in the Path from Physical Abuse to Attempted Suicide in Adolescents: Application of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide, Ian Cero and Sarah K. Sifers

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Parenting Behavior and the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide: A Mediated Moderation Analysis with Adolescents, Ian Cero and Sarah K. Sifers

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High School Textbooks and the Changing Narratives of Woman Suffrage, Kellian Clink

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Report on Advising for Distance Students for Becky Copper Glenz, Dean of the College of Extended Learning, Kellian Clink

Up the Ante: Teaching Spanish for the 21st Century Workplace, Kimberly E. Contag

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[17F] Fluoromethane PET Imaging of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Rhesus During Amphetamine Challenge, Alexander Converse, Jeff Moirano, Leo Flores, Kacey Kronenfeld, Todd Barnhart, Terrence Oakes, Andrew D. Roberts, James Holden, Robert Nickles, and Richard Davidson

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'The Customer is Always White’: Food, Race, and Contested Eating Space in the South, Angela Jill Cooley

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From Mentoring to Collaborating: Fostering Undergraduate Research in History, Christopher R. Corley

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Les conflits provinciaux, l’expansion de l’État et la puissance paternelle dans la Bourgogne moderne, Christopher R. Corley

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Building Student Capacity for High Performance Teamwork, Denny C. Davis and Ron Ulseth

Collaborative Research: Photodegradation in Deserts: Litter Optical and Structural Considerations, Thomas A. Day, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, and Christopher T. Ruhland

Using Q-Sort Process to Assess the Needs of Parents of Children with Disabilities, Aaron R. Deris

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Back to Basics: Working with Young Children with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

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The BackPack Food Program's Effects on U.S. Elementary Students' Hunger and On-task Behavior, Meghan E. Ecker and Sarah K. Sifers

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School Psychology Crossroads in America: Discrepancies between Actual and Preferred Discrete Practices and Barriers to Preferred Practice, Kevin J. Filter, Sara Ann Ebsen, and Rebecca Dibos

A Report on the Well-Being of Children and Youth in Mankato/North Mankato. Fulfilling the Five Promises: Caring Adultys, Safe Places, Healthy Start, and Healthy Development, Effective Education, and Opportunities to Help Others, Nancy M. Fitzsimons and Laura Aldrich

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Student Research with 400keV Beams: 13N Radioisotope Production Target Development, L. Che Fru, J. Clymer, N. Compton, J. Cotter, H. Dam, Z. Lesko, J. Pautzke, C. Prokop, L. Swanson, and Andrew D. Roberts

The Relationship Between Asset Condition and Safety on Primary Roads in Iowa, Jian Gao, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Konstantina Gkritza, Omar Smadi, and Neal Hawkins

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Review: African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement (Book Review), Carol L. Glasser

We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger's Daughter, Rachel Hanel

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Measuring Salt Retention, Neal Hawkins, Omar Smadi, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

I'm with Stupid, Geoff Herbach

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Blurring the Boundaries: Creative Collaborative Space for Excellence and Innovation, Patricia Hoffman and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Assessing the "Goodness of Fit" Between Scholarly Assertions and Audience Interpretations of Media Images of Black Male Athletes, Emily J. Houghton

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Harlem Globetrotters, Emily J. Houghton

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Micro-aggressions/micro-inequalities, Emily J. Houghton

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Negro Baseball Leagues, Emily J. Houghton

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Creation of a Selection Program for Indigenous Students at an Eco-Tourism Focused High School in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region, Sean Houlihan, Lisa Perez, Daniel Houlihan, and Alicia Kruger

Marion de Lorme, Victor Hugo and John J. Janc