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Submissions from 2007

The Night Birds, Thomas James Maltman

Christian Insight Meditation: Following in the Footsteps of John of the Cross, Mary Jo Meadow, Kevin G. Culligan, and Daniel Chowning

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Helium and Neon Isotopic Compositions from Stardust Aerogel Particle Tracks, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, Dennis J. Schlutter, and Jacob Simones

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3He/4He in Stardust Samples, Robert O. Pepin, Russel L. Palma, and Dennis J. Schlutter

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Resurrecting the Motivation-Hygiene Theory: Herzberg and the Positive Psychology Movement, Daniel Sachau

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Impact of International Education Experiences on Undergraduate Students, Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Performance in Non-Face-to-Face Collaborative Information Environments, Brooke Schaab, J. Douglas Dressel, Mark A. Sabol, and Andrea L. Lassiter

Sensory Processing Disorders in a Nonhuman Primate Model: Evidence for Occupational Therapy Practice, Mary L. Schneider, Colleen F. Moore, Lisa L. Gajewski, Nellie K. Laughlin, Julie A. Larson, Cynthia L. Gay, Andrew D. Roberts, Alexander K. Converse, and Onofre T. DeJesus

Another Parenting Book? [Review of the book Parenting Your Out-Of-Control Child: An Effective, Easy-To-Use Program for Teaching Self-Control], Sarah K. Sifers

Destination Viking und Orkneyinga Saga : Probleme der Geschichtsschreibung und Regionalen Identität in Orkney, Maria-Claudia Tomany

The Revenge of Little Crow, Steven Merrill Ulmen

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Women and their Clitoris: Personal Discovery, Signification, and Use, Dennis D. Waskul, Phillip Vannini, and Desiree Wiesen

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Mundane Life in a Media Age, J. Patrick Williams and Dennis D. Waskul

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Recent Perspectives Concerning School Refusal Behavior, Benjamin Witts and Daniel Houlihan

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Ice Climbing, Scott D. Wurdinger and Leslie Rapparlie

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Kayaking, Scott D. Wurdinger and Leslie Rapparlie

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Mountain Biking, Scott D. Wurdinger and Leslie Rapparlie

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Rock Climbing, Scott D. Wurdinger and Leslie Rapparlie

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Fostering Global-Mindedness in Teacher Preparation, Gail D. Zahn, Elizabeth J. Sandell, and Caryn E. Lindsey

Submissions from 2006

The Millennial Generation Student, Lynn D. Akey

The Millennial Generation Student, Lynn D. Akey

The Past, Present and Future: Our Students, Lynn D. Akey

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Distinctive Profiles of Gene Expression in the Human Nucleus Accumbens Associated with Cocaine and Heroin Abuse, Dawn N. Albertson, Carl J. Schmidt, Gregory Kapatos, and Michael J. Bannon

Keyword Indexing of Fixed Field Character Positions... Technical Services Answer to Anything You Ever Wanted to Know about Records with Coded Information that is Positionally Defined, Rebecca Bell, Robert L. Bothmann, Mary Ann Greenwald, and Alan Rykhus

Theory-to-Practice through Service Learning: Lev Vygotsky, Howard Gardner, and Technology Education, Luz Carime Bersh and Prudence Cuper

"What are we learning here?" The Benefits and Challenges of Alternative Strategies to Build Communities in Teacher-Education Classrooms, Luz Carime Bersh and Prudence Cuper

Review of Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field, edited by Gary Ives, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections by Andrew White and Eric Djiva Kamal, Robert L. Bothmann

The Historical Geography of Good Thunder, Minnesota, 1870-2005, Robert L. Bothmann

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Comet 81P/Wild 2 Under a Microscope, Don E. Brownlee and et al.

A Review of Behavioral Treatments for Persons with Dementia, Jeffrey Buchanan

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Evidence Based Practices by Service Delivery Process, Jeffrey Buchanan and Tiffany M. Berg

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An Investigation of Incremental Effects of Interspersed Math Items on Task-Related Behavior, William J. Calderhead, Kevin J. Filter, and Richard W. Albin

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Librarians and Gumshoes, Kellian Clink

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RateMyProfessors.com: Gossip or Useful Information, Kellian Clink

Development of a Dual Tracer PET Method for Imaging Dopaminergic Neuromodulation, Alexander K. Converse, Onofre T. DeJesus, Leo G. Flores, James E. Holden, Ann E. Kelley, Jeffrey Moirano, Robert J. Nickles, Terrence R. Oakes, Andrew D. Roberts, Thomas J. Ruth, Nicholas T. Vandehey, and Richard Davidson

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Simultaneous Dual Tracer PET Imaging of Alterations in Dopamine D2 Receptor Occupancy and Blood Flow in Rat Brain, Alexander K. Converse, Jeffrey Moirano, N. T. Vandehey, D. Murali, Leo G. Flores, Terrence R. Oakes, James E. Holden, Andrew D. Roberts, T. J. Ruth, Onofre T. DeJesus, Robert J. Nickles, and R. J. Davidson

Is Smoking Related to Body Image Satisfaction, Stress, and Self-Esteem in Young Adults?, Ivana T. Croghan, Carrie Bronars, Christi A. Patten, Darrell R. Schroeder, Liza M. Nirelli, Janet L. Thomas, Matthew M. Clark, Kristin S. Vickers, Randi Foraker, Kristi Lane, Daniel Houlihan, Kenneth P. Offord, and Richard D. Hurt

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Essay Review of Family Communication, Kristen Cvancara

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Nanoindentation on Carbon Thin Films Obtained from a C60 Ion Beam, Analía G. Dall'Asén, M. Verdier, H. Huck, E. B. Halac, and M. Reinoso

Echo: SATB Chorus and Piano, David C. Dickau and Christina Georgina Rossetti

Stars I Shall Find: TTBB Chorus and Piano, David C. Dickau and Sara Teasdale

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Thinking Outside the Box: Innovative Specialized Educational Technologies, Lynnette Engeswick, David Esping, Todd Pfingsten, Joan Roca, and Wayne Sharp

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Dementia, Jane E. Fisher, Craig Yury, and Jeffrey Buchanan

Techniques for Successful Inclusive Classroom for Young Children with Autism, Linda L. Flynn and Aaron R. Deris

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Participant Reactions to Two-Way Immersion (TWI) Programs, Brett Frayseth, Carrie Lewis Miller, James Livermont, and Melissa Siebke

Boy Soldier of the Confederacy: The Memoir of Johnnie Wickersham, Kathleen Gorman

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Sustaining Innovation: Putting Digital Technologies into the Hands of Students, James A. (Jim) Grabowska

The Challenge to Spanish Nobility in the Fourteenth Century: The Struggle for Power in Don Juan Manuel's Conde, James A. (Jim) Grabowska

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The Challenge to Spanish Nobility in the Fourteenth Century: The Struggle for Power in Don Juan Manuel's Conde Lucanor, 1335, James A. (Jim) Grabowska

Niemand Wie Ich: Roman, Ólafur Gunnarsson and Maria-Claudia Tomany

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Carbon Films Obtained from Fullerenes Deposited on Germanium: Experimental and Simulated Results, E. B. Halac, Analía G. Dall'Asén, E. Burgos, and M. Reinoso

Dearest Folks: Sister Leatherneck's Letter Excerpts and WWII Experiences, Berneice Ann Herron

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Plagiarism in Science and Technology Master's Theses: A Follow-Up Study, Melissa Holmberg and Mark McCullough

Study Guide for Use with Adolescence, 11th edition, Daniel Houlihan

Making Connections in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies, Andrew P. Johnson

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Introduction to Psychology, Joseph G. Johnson, Anne L. Weber, and Kevin J. Filter

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Distinguishing Motive Through Perception of Emotions, Robert G. Jones, MIchelle Chomiak, Andrea L. Lassiter, and Teresa Green

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Stress and Social Support Among Online Doctoral Psychology Students, Jason A. Kaufman

Contemporary Government Reform in Japan: The Dual State in Flux, Eiji Kawabata

There's Magic All Around Us: Powerful Stories to Help You Live a Fuller Life, Michael L. Larson

Puerto Rico, Jose Javier Lopez

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A Quantitative Analysis of Job Satisfaction and Burnout Among Rural and Urban Social Workers, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Are There Differences Between Rural and Urban Social Workers? Understanding Educational and Demographic Predictors, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Isotopic Compositions of Cometary Matter Returned by Stardust, Kevin D. McKeegan and et al.

Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and His Contemporaries on Vietnam-Era Unrest in Mankato and Its Relevance Today, James F. Nickerson

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Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: The Role of the Instructor, Kara L. Orvis and Andrea L. Lassiter

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La transformació dels sistemes integrats de gestió bibliotecària = The Transformation of Integrated Library Systems, Joan Roca

Algebra and Trigonometry with Modeling and Visualization, Gary K. Rockswold

College Algebra with Modeling and Visualization, Gary K. Rockswold

Precalculus with Modeling and Visualization, Gary K. Rockswold

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Battle Cry, Jan Neubert Schultz

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Contested Illness: Managing the Uncertainities of Gulf-War Illness, Thomas Shriver and Dennis D. Waskul

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Abnormal Psychology, Sarah K. Sifers, Timothy W. Costello, and Joseph T. Costello

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Jerome Mintz, Enrique Torner

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Translating for the Publishing Field, Enrique Torner

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Body-Ekstasis: Socio-Somatic Reflections on Surpassing the Dualism of Body-Image, Phillip Vannini and Dennis D. Waskul

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Symbolic Interaction as Music: Esthetic Constitution of Meaning, Self, and Society, Phillip Vannini and Dennis D. Waskul

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First Persons: Dennis Waskul, Dennis D. Waskul

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Internet Sex: The Seductive 'Freedom To', Dennis D. Waskul

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The Role-Playing Game and the Game of Role-Playing: The Ludic Self and Everyday Life, Dennis D. Waskul

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Body/Embodiment : Symbolic Interaction and the Sociology of the Body, Dennis D. Waskul and Phillip Vannini

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Introduction: The Body in Symbolic Interaction, Dennis D. Waskul and Phillip Vannini

The Origin of Alien Faces: Examining Malmstrom's Template: Exploring Errors and Options in Abductees' Experiences of Alien Faces, Ben Witts and Jeffrey Buchanan

Submissions from 2005

The Millennial Generation Student, Lynn D. Akey

The Millennial Generation Student, Lynn D. Akey

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Gene Expression Profiling in the Brains of Human Cocaine Abusers, Michael J. Bannon, Gregory Kapatos, and Dawn N. Albertson

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Production of [17F]CH3F(t1/2=65s), an Improved PET Tracer for rCBF Measurement, Todd E. Barnhart, Alexander K. Converse, K. A. Dabbs, M. J. Schueller, Charles K. Stone, Robert J. Nickles, and Andrew D. Roberts

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Methodological Development of Dynamic Dopamine Release Using [18F]desmethoxyfallypride, Todd E. Barnhart, Alexander K. Converse, Terrence R. Oakes, Jonathan A. Nye, David W. Dick, Dhanabalan Murali, Fabio Ferrarelli, Marchello Massimini, Guilio Tononi, Mary L. Schneider, Julie A. Larson, Jogeshwar Mukherjee, Charles K. Stone, Onofre T. DeJesus, Robert J. Nickles, and Andrew D. Roberts

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Working Together to Make Sense of the Past: Mothers' and Children's Use of Internal States Language in Conversations about Traumatic and Nontraumatic Events, Patricia J. Bauer, Emily Stark, Angela F. Lukowski, Jennifer Rademacher, Dana L. Van Abbema, and Jennifer K. Ackil

Singing Like a Fish, Part 1: Access, Use and Production of Multimedia in Academic Assignments, Barbara J. Bergman, Meghann Matwichuk, and Monique Threat

Singing Like a Fish, Part 2: A Select Annotated Digital Media Webliography, Barbara J. Bergman, Meghann Matwichuk, and Monique Threatt

A Global Overview of Global Issues Affecting Women, Luz Carime Bersh

Review of The Thesaurus: Review, Renaissance and Revision, edited by Sandra Roe and Alan Thomas, Robert L. Bothmann

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E-Journal Management and Access Methods, Robert L. Bothmann, Melissa Holmberg, and Becky Schwartzkopf

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What Do Daily Behavior Report Cards (DBRCs) Measure? An Initial Comparison of DRBCs with Direct Observation for Off-Task Behavior, Sandra M. Chafouleas, James L. McDougal, T. Chris Riley-Tillman, Carlos J. Panahon, and Alexandra Hilt-Panahon

The Relocation of a German-Ecuadorian Family in World War II: The Americas Clean House, Kimberly E. Contag

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[11C]raclopride Imaging of Dopamine Release in Rhesus Monkeys, Alexander K. Converse, Todd E. Barnhart, Corinne B. Dallas, Salma Jivan, Julie A. Larson, Terrence R. Oakes, Andrew D. Roberts, Thomas J. Ruth, Nicholas T. Vandehey, and Mary L. Schneider

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Aromatic L‐Amino Acid Decarboxylase (AAAD) Activity in Rhesus Macaque Striatum After MAO‐B Inhibition by Ro 16‐6491, Onofre T. DeJesus, Leo G. Flores, Andrew D. Roberts, David W. Dick, R. M. Bartlett, Dhanabalan Murali, and Robert J. Nickles

Unraveling Myths of Don Quixote, James A. (Jim) Grabowska