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Submissions from 2013

Educational Psychology: Theories of Learning and Human Development, Andrew P. Johnson

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Defining Bridge Preservation by Action Type, Michael B. Johnson and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Promoting Undergraduate Research in Minnesota: A Luoma Leadership Academy Project, Jason A. Kaufman, Marilyn Swan, Mark Johnson, Michelle Malott, and James A. (Jim) Grabowska

It's Not Armageddon: A Practical Guide to Using the New Cataloging Code, Mary Konkel, Adam Schiff, and Robert L. Bothmann

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Survival in Soviet Gulags: A Secondary Analysis, Kimberly M. Maas, Paul Prew, and Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Hiring Social Work Faculty: An Analysis of Employment Announcements with Special Focus on Rural and Urban Differences and 2008 EPAS Implications, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Teaching Community Organizing? A Postmodernist Comparison Between Alinsky's Conflict and Eichler's Consensus Models, Paul Force-Emery Mackie and George S. Leibowitz

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Learning from Recent British Information Literacy Models: A Report to ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, Justine Martin

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Refreshing Information Literacy: Learning from Recent British Information Literacy Models, Justine Martin

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A Formative Evaluation of the Balance of Power Game and Curriculum, Carrie Lewis Miller, Jason Lancaster, Wilhelmina Savenye, and Nancy Haas

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To Know I Can Might Be Enough: Women's Self-Efficacy and their Identified Leadership Values, Kyle M. Momsen and Julie A. Carlson

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Academic Budget Prioritization in a Shared Governance University, Scott R. Olson, James A. (Jim) Grabowska, Rick Straka, and Lynn D. Akey

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Q-Gases in an Unusual IDP: A Noble Gas Link to Carriers in Stardust Track 41, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, D. J. Schlutter, J. Stodolna, A. Westphal, and Z. Gainsforth

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A Light Noble Gas Inventory of Stardust Cell C2044, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, A. Westphal, D. J. Schlutter, and Z. Gainsforth

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A Comparison of Noncontingent Plus Contingent Reinforcement to Contingent Reinforcement Along on Students' Academic Performance, Carlos J. Panahon and Brian K. Martens

Online Instructor's Manual with Test Bank, Shawna Petersen-Brown

Mountain Geography: Physical and Human Reactions, Martin F. Price

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'She had suffered so many humiliations for want of money’: The Quest for Financial Independence in Sarah Grand’s The Beth Book, Melissa Purdue

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Elicited Imitation Performance at 20 Months Predicts Memory Abilities in School Age Children, Tracy Riggins, Carol L. Cheatham, Emily Stark, and Patricia J. Bauer

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Goal Orientation of Recreational Golfers, Daniel Sachau, Luke Simmering, Warren Ryan, and Max Adler

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Kindergarten in Russia's Far East: The Effect of Climate, Elizabeth J. Sandell and Olga Victorovna Klypa

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Moderate‐Level Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Enhances Acoustic Startle Magnitude and Disrupts Prepulse Inhibition in Adult Rhesus Monkeys, Mary L. Schneider, Julie A. Larson, Craig W. Rypstat, Leslie M. Resch, Andrew D. Roberts, and Colleen F. Moore

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Relationship Difficulties as a Conduit from Hyperactivity to Depressive Symptoms, Sarah K. Sifers and Srinivas Rao Mallela

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What Members of Alcoholics Anonymous Really Believe, Sarah K. Sifers and Kristina M. Peltz

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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

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

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

The Effect of Intra-Muscular Injections of Alpha-tocopherol on the Activity of Phospho- Fructokinase in the Slow- and Fast-Twitch Skeletal Muscles of Metabolic Stress-Induced and Malnourished Rats, David Bissonnette, Mary Hadley, Ying He, and Stan Kubow

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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

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

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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

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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