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Submissions from 2009

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Spirituality, Social Skills, and Pro-Social Behavior, Laura Jacobi

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Through the Eyes of the Nurse: Spirituality and Well Being in Health Care, Laura Jacobi

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Chapter 4: Teaching Civic and Governement, and Economics, Andrew P. Johnson

I'm Sorry You Feel that Way: The Astonishing but True Story of a Daughter, Sister, Slut, Wife, Mother, and Friend to Man and Dog, Diana Joseph

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Sub-cultures as Leverage for Organizational Learning and Lean Thinking, Jennifer Karlin

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Review of Research Designs Using Digital Images to Understand Children's Experience and Environment, Vera Grigoryevna Kashin and Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Starting a Psychology Laboratory at a Community College, Jason A. Kaufman

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Psychometric Properties of the Pyramids and Palm Trees Test, Liesa A. Klein and Jeffrey Buchanan

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Minnesota Tuning Project: Biology and Graphic Design, Kristi L. Kremers, Krista M. Soria, and Lynn D. Akey

Effects of Incentives and the Big Five Personality Dimensions on Internet Panellists' Ratings, Andrea J. Larson and Daniel Sachau

Portraits from the Prairies, Michael L. Larson

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LibITS (Library+ITS): Cooperative Projects Lead to Successes, Margaret Lawrence, Joan Roca, and Wayne Sharp

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Lesson from Instrumented Slope Stabilization Project Using Drilled Shafts, Robert Y. Liang, Mohammad M. Yamin, and Wassel Bodour

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Life Stories Between the Former Soviet Union and the United States, Kimberly M. Maas, Elizabeth J. Sandell, and Emily Boyd

Medium Sausage with Anchovies, JP Mackey

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Grassroots Community Practice: Applying Alinsky's Rules in the 21st Century, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Is There Really a Problem with Hiring Rural Social Service Staff? An Investigation of Rural Minnesota Social Service Supervisors, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Taking it to the Streets! Engaging in the Praxis of Community Organization, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Perceptions of Work-Life Balance Among Military Law Enforcement Personnel and Their Spouses, Mahlia Matsch, Daniel Sachau, Jessica Gertz, and David Englert

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How Do You Know That? An Investigation of Student Research Practices in the Digital Age, Randall McClure and Kellian Clink

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Reference Universe, Pete McDonnell and Kellian Clink

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Alumni: Today 2009, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Workflows for Outsourced Technical Services, Dianne L. Narum, Robert L. Bothmann, Christopher E. Getz, Mic Golden, and Paddy Satzer

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

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A Preliminary Light Noble Gas Investigation of Stardust Samples, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, and D. J. Schlutter

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New Woman Writers, Authority and the Body, Melissa Purdue and Stacey Floyd

Radioactive City, Richard Robbins

Beginning Algebra with Applications and Visualization, Gary K. Rockswold and Terry A. Krieger

Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization, Gary K. Rockswold and Terry A. Krieger

Subwavelength Ordered Nanoparticle Structures Enhance Sensing via Electromagnetic Coupling with Localized Surface Plasmons, Donald Keith Roper, Wonmi Ahn, P. Blake, Benjamin Taylor, and Analía G. Dall'Asén

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Tournament Validity: Testing Golfer Competence, Daniel Sachau, Lance Andrews, Bryan Gibson, and Daniel DeNeui

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Initial Teacher Licensure Programs at Minnesota State Univeristy, Mankato, Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Pilot Test of a Quality Rating and Improvement System, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Vera G. Azarova, and Olga Victorovna Klypa

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Flat Stanley: Join the Phenomenon!, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Mary C. Behrens, and Laura Linde

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Using the ACEI's Global Guidelines Assessment for Improving Early Education, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Belinda J. Hardin, and Sue C. Wortham

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Introduction to the Process of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Research with Human Subjects, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Patricia M. Hargrove, and Anne Blackhurst

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Training Collaboration in a Network-Assisted Environment, Brooke Schaab, J. Douglas Dressel, Mark A. Sabol, and Andrea L. Lassiter

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Timing of Moderate Level Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Influences Gene Expression of Sensory Processing Behavior in Rhesus Monkeys, Mary L. Schneider, Colleen F. Moore, Julie A. Larson, Christina S. Barr, Onofre T. DeJesus, and Andrew D. Roberts

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Building a Sub-Saharan African Film Collection, Jessica Schomberg and Barbara J. Bergman

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Child Care Psychology, Sarah K. Sifers

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The Effects of Censored and Uncensored Sexually Explicit Music on Sexual Attitudes and Perceptions of Sexual Activity, Eric L. Sprankle and Christian M. End

Strategic Applications of Distance Learning Technologies, Mahbubur Rahman Syed

Feisty Lydia: Memoirs of a German War Bride, Edna Thayer

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Social Support Provisions as Differential Predicators of Adaptive Outcomes in Young Adolescents, Jared S. Warren, Yo Jackson, and Sarah K. Sifers

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My Boyfriend Loves it When I Come Home from this Class': Pedagogy, Titillation, and New Media Technologies, Dennis D. Waskul

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The Importance of Insincerity and Inauthenticity for Self and Society: Honesty is Not the Best Policy, Dennis D. Waskul

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The Aroma of Recollections: Olfaction, Notalgia, and the Shaping of the Sensuous Self, Dennis D. Waskul, Phillip Vannini, and Janelle Wilson

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Paddle and Portage: The Travail of BWCA Canoe Travel, Dennis D. Waskul and Michele E. Waskul

An Investigation of the Neural Correlates of Attention and Effector Switching Using ERPs, Robert West, Kira Bailey, and Moses M. Langley

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Interpreting the Behavior of Laterally Loaded Drilled Shaft from Measured Deflection Data, Mohammad M. Yamin and Robert Y. Liang

Submissions from 2008

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Electroless Gold Island Thin Films: Photoluminescence and Thermal Transformation to Nanoparticle Ensembles, Wonmi Ahn, Benjamin Taylor, Analía G. Dall'Asén, and Donald Keith Roper

Collegiate Jaf English-Kurdish Dictionary, Ihsan Ali

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Professional Relationships in Early Childhood Careers, Mary C. Behrens and Elizabeth J. Sandell

Professional Relations in Early Childhood Careers, Mary C. Behrens and Elizabeth J. Sandell

Network Level Programming of Bridge Projects: Current Practice and Recommendations, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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A Discussion on the Efficiency of NBI Translator Algorithm, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Omar Smadi

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Reconsidering Violence Against Women: Coalition Politics in the Antirape Movement, Maria Bevacqua

Enhancing Student Connections: Students' Perceptions of a Spiritually Focused Wilderness Orientation Program, Andrew J. Bobilya and Lynn D. Akey

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Consumers and the Allure of 'Safer' Tobacco Products: Scientific and Policy Issues, Eugene Borgida, Anita Kim, Emily Stark, and Chris Miller

Electronic Resources, Robert L. Bothmann

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The Use of In Vivo Desensitization for the Treatment of a Specific Phobia of Earthworms, Jeffrey Buchanan and Daniel Houlihan

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Publication Trends in Behavioral Gerontology in the Past 25 Years: Are the Elderly Still an Understudied Population in Behavioral Research?, Jeffrey Buchanan, Jeremy D. Husfeldt, Tiffany M. Berg, and Daniel Houlihan

Emergency Management: A Reference Handbook, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner,

Icons of Crime Fighting: Relentless Pursuers of Justice Volume 1, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

Icons of Crime Fighting: Relentless Pursuers of Justice, Volume 2, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

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Childhood and Adolescence, changing views of, Christopher R. Corley

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Marriage, Christopher R. Corley

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Orphans, Christopher R. Corley

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Widows/Widowhood, Christopher R. Corley

Book Review of Contemporary Issues in Interpersonal Communicatino (Orbe & Bruess, 1st ed.), Kristen Cvancara

I Love My Love: SATB Chorus, B♭ Clarinet & Piano, David C. Dickau

Silent Noon, David C. Dickau and Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Calm on the Listening Ear of Night, David C. Dickau and Edmund R. Sears

The Boreal Owl Murder: A Bob White Birder Murder Mystery, Jan Dunlap

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A Group Contingency Program to Improve the Behavior of Elementary Students in a Cafeteria, Gregory A. Fabiano, William E. Pelham, Karen Karmazin, Joanne Kreher, Carlos J. Panahon, and Carl Carlson

Rethinking Tech Services, Angi Faiks, Robert L. Bothmann, Leslie McPhail Peterson, and Virginia Dudley

Professional Learning Communities: An Implementation Guide and Toolkit, Kathleen A. Foord and Jean M. Haar

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Online M@tchmaking (Book Review), Carol L. Glasser

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Stability Analysis of Slopes Using the Finite Element Method and Limiting Equilibrium Approach, Nezar Hammouri, Abdallah Malkawi, and Mohammad M. Yamin

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Strategic Planning for Electronic Resource Management, Melissa Holmberg and Robert L. Bothmann

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Predictors of Behavior and Level of Life Satisfaction of Children and Adolescents After a Major Tornado, Daniel Houlihan, Barry J. Reis, Melissa A. Polusny, and Christine N. Hanson

Welfare States in East Central Europe, 1919-2004, Tomasz Inglot

A Short Guide to Action Research, Andrew P. Johnson

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Teaching Reading and Writing: A Guidebook for Tutoring and Remediating Students, Andrew P. Johnson

Teaching Reading and Writing: A Guidebook for Tutoring and Remediating Students, Andrew P. Johnson

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Biological Psychology, Boyce M. Jubilan and Dawn N. Albertson

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Picture Recognition Without Identification: A Method for Assessing the Role of Perceptual Information in Familiarity-Based Picture Recognition, Moses M. Langley, Anne M. Cleary, Bogdan N. Kostic, and Joshua A. Woods

Heroes: A Year in Vietnam with the First Air Cavalry Division, Mike Larson

School Training Update: Minnesota State University Offers Psy.D. in School Psychology, Peter J.N. Linnerooth, Daniel Houlihan, and Kevin J. Filter

More than a Mountain: One's Woman's Everest, T. A. Loeffler

Burnout and Job Satisfaction Among Rural and Urban Social Workers: An Investigation of Differences Between Groups, Paul Mackie

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Are Social Workers Really Burned Out? An Analysis between Rural and Urban Social Workers, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Burnout and Job Satisfaction among Rural and Urban Social Workers: An Investigation of Differences Between Groups, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Professional Burnout: Are Social Workers as Crispy as We Think?, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Social Workers in Rural Areas: Research on Workforce Issues, Recruitment, and Retention, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Understanding the Complexities of Workforce Issues Among Rural Social Workers, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Teaching ICWA Online: Undergraduate Child Welfare Student Learning, Paul Force-Emery Mackie and MacKenzie Collin

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Helium and Neon Abundances and Compositions in Cometary Matter, Bernard Marty, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, Laurent Zimmermann, Dennis J. Schlutter, Peter G. Burnard, Andrew Westphal, Christopher J. Snead, Sasa Bajt, Richard H. Becker, and Jacob E. Simones

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New Manganese Silicide Mineral Phase in an Interplanetary Dust Particle, Keiko Nakamura-Messenger; Lindsay P. Keller; Simon J. Clemett; John H. Jones; Russel L. Palma; Robert O. Pepin; W, Klöck; Michael E. Zolensky; and Scott Messenger

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Mineralogy of Interplanetary Dust Particles from the Coment Grigg-Skjellerup Dust Stream Collections, Keiko Nakamura-Messenger, Lindsay P. Keller, Scott Messenger, Simon J. Clemett, Michael E. Zolensky, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, and S. Wirick