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Submissions from 2021

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2021 Scholars At Work Conference Program, Timothy Berry, Basak Bektas, Jeff Pribyl, Pavan Karra, Emily Sauter, Daniel Schwartz, Karen Lybeck, Jessica Schomberg, Kristin Scott, Sarah Ogilvie, Kristi Rendahl, Chelsea Mead, Maria Kalyvaki, Qiang Ye, Rebekah Degener, Susan Schalge, Thad Shunkwiler, Kristen Cvancara, Jameel Haque, Wendy Schuh, Jodi Egeland, Kelly Moreland, Jennifer Turner, Emily Stark, Dan Moen, Chandu Valluri, Andi Lassiter, Samantha Katner, Charles Krois, Alfredo Duplat, Jori Knwenti, and Aaron Hoy

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Hazard Ahead: The Impact of Higher Executive Turnover Rates on African-Americans' Navigation of the Professoriate at HBCUs, William Broussard

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The More Things Change: The 2020-2021 HBCU Executive Leadership Turnover Report, William Broussard

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Student Focus Groups: Experiences Learning in FlexSync and Online Synchronous Courses, Brooke N. Burk

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MRPA Focus Groups: Understanding Member Needs and Expectations, Brooke N. Burk, Carrie Anderson, Janelle Crossfield, Carissa Goebel, Priya Tandon, and Kevin O'Brien

Analysing Self-Directed Learning at Iron Range Engineering: Framework and Preliminary Findings, Nicolaj Riise Clausen, Bart Johnson, and Ron Ulseth

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Donde las nubes se unen al mar = Where the Clouds Meet the Water, Kimberly E. Contag

The Hunger Belt: Food Justice and Black Farm Families in the Twentieth-Century South, Angela Jill Cooley

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Relationships With School Administrators: Leveraging Knowledge and Data to Self-Advocate, Kyena E. Cornelius and Jinger A. Gustafson

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Special Educator Self-Advocacy: Support Your Students and Yourself, Kyena E. Cornelius and Wendy W. Murawski

Social Justice from the Inside Out: Introspection & Interconnection, Kristen Cvancara

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Recommended Practice in Whole-Group Instruction: Increasing Child Attention, Cynthia F. DiCarlo, Jennifer J. Baumgartner, Carrie Ota, Aaron R. Deris, and Maureen H. Brooksher

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Telling Our Story with Data: From Numbers to a Narrative, Casey Duevel, Jennifer M. Turner, Evan Rusch, and Mark McCullough

Diversifying Geneds: Integrating Spanish into CMST 102 (Public Speaking), Alfredo Duplat

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Media Representations of Newly Hired NCAA D1 Basketball Coaches, Mikaela Fischer, Emily J. Houghton, and Michelle M. McAlarnen

Examining Homelessness and Housing in Mankato Area Community: A Report for Partners for Housing, Nancy M. Fitzsimons

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Human Ecology: Integrating Urban and Natural Environments, Russell J. Fricano

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Urban Agriculture as an Opportunity for Local and Regional Governance, Russell J. Fricano

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Attitudes toward Spay Neuter in the US Population: Urban-Rural, Cat-Dog and Demographic Differences, Carol L. Glasser

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Belize Student Success and Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Study Report 2020-2021, Ariana J. Groen, Daniel Houlihan, Jacob Wessels, and Collin Estrada

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New Developments for Journal Package Analysis and Data Visualization, Nat Gustafson-Sundell, Pat Lienemann, Luwis A.R.R. Andradi, Evan Rusch, and Jeff Rosamond

Crashed Courses: Anti-Muslim Bias in John Green's "Crash Course in World History", Jameel Haque

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Maverick Learning and Educational Applied Research Nexus, Elizabeth Harsma, Michael Manderfeld, and Carrie Lewis Miller

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Attitudes toward Co-teaching in Higher Education: An Exploration of the Circular Model of Collegiate Co-Teaching, Alyssa Harter and Laura Jacobi

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Transformations: Change Work across Writing Programs, Pedagogies, and Practices, Holly Hassel and Kirsti Cole

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Transformations: Change Work Across Writing Programs, Pedagogies, and Practices, Holly Hassel and Kirsti Cole

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The Mass-Metallicity Relation at z 1-2 and Its Dependence on the Star Formation Rate, Alaina Henry, Marc Rafelski, Ben Sunnquist, Norbert Pirzkal, Camilla Pacifici, Hakim Atek, Micaela Bagley, Ivano Baronchelli, Guillermo Barro, Andrew Bunker, James Colbert, Y. Dai, Bruce Elmegreen, Debra Elmegreen, Steven Finkelstein, Dale Kocevski, Anton Koekemoer, Matthew Malkan, Crystal Martin, Vihang Mehta, Anthony Pahl, Casey Papovich, Michael J. Rutkowski, Jorge Almeida, Claudia Scarlata, Gregory Snyder, and Harry Teplitz

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Accounting for Same-Sex Divorce: Relationship- Versus Self-Focused Divorce Accounts and the Meanings of Marriage among Gay Men and Lesbians, Aaron Hoy

Who's Afraid of Divorce? Perspectives from Unmarried Young Adults in the LGBTQ Community, Aaron Hoy

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Divorce Ideation and "Deal Breakers" among Married Gay Men and Lesbians: A Qualitative Exploration, Aaron Hoy, Anfa Diiriye, and Emily Gunderson

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Who’s Afraid of Divorce? Sexual Minority Young Adults and Their Willingness to Divorce, Aaron Hoy, Jori Nkwenti, and Sachita Pokhrel

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Who's Afraid of Divorce? Sexual Minority Young Adults' Perspectives on Divorce, Aaron Hoy, Sachita Pokhrel, and Jori Nkwenti

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A Qualitative Exploration of Intercultural Contact between Domestic and International Undergraduate Students, Laura Jacobi

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Navigating Political Identity in the Era of Donald Trump, Laura Jacobi and Tony Comer

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Comprehension: Helping Students Create Meaning with Print, Andrew P. Johnson

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Comprehension - Study Skill Strategies for Students in Grades 4 and Up, Andrew P. Johnson

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Critical Race Theory, Andrew P. Johnson

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Designing Meaning-Based Interventions for Struggling Readers, Andrew P. Johnson

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Designing Meaning-Based Interventions for Struggling Readers, Andrew P. Johnson

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Emotions, Stress, and Struggling Readers, Andrew P. Johnson

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How to Teach Critical Thinking and Use Thinking Skills in Reading, Andrew P. Johnson

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How to "Teach" Grammar, Andrew P. Johnson

Design-Based Research for PBL Curriculum Development, Bart Johnson and Ron Ulseth

A New Approach to Teaching Programming at Freshman Level in Mechanical Engineering, Pavan Karra

Designing a Western Blot Method Optimized for the Time Constraints of a Biochemistry Teaching Lab, Samantha Katner and Charles Krois

Accustomly Intermarried: Intermarriages and the Negotiation of Family Celebrations, Jori Knwenti

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Policing and Human Behavior, Carl Lafata

Collaboration in Scholarship: Combining Teaching and Research to Build Student Engagement, Andi Lassiter

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Psychological Myths, Mistruths, and Misconceptions: Curriculum-Based Strategies for Knowledge Change, Karla A. Lassonde and Melissa Birkett

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Real-World Paricle and NOx Emissions From Hybrid Electric Vehicles Under Cold Weather Conditions, Chengguo Li, Jacob Swanson, Liem Pham, Shaohua Hu, Shishan Hu, Gary Mikailian, and Heejung S. Jung

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Same-Sex Sexuality and the Risk of Divorce: Results from Two National Studies, Andrew S. London and Aaron Hoy

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DEI Curriculur Initiatives: Transformational Change or Mere Performance?, Karen Lybeck, Jessica Schomberg, and Kristin Scott

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Learning Outcomes Considerations, Karen Lybeck, Jessica Schomberg, and Kristin Scott

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Faster Than Speed, JP Mackey

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Faster than Speed, JP Mackey

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COVID Realities & Opportunities for Rural Behavioral Health Services, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Game-Based and Adaptive Learning Strategies, Carrie Lewis Miller and Odbayar Batsaikhan

Cien años de soledad: Impunidad, memoria y derechos humanos, Andrés Molina-Ochoa and Alfredo Duplat

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Right to the Truth in the Colombian Conflict: Realities and Fiction, Andrés Molina-Ochoa and Alfredo Duplat

Unpacking English 101: What Students Learn About Writing & Information Literacy, Kelly Moreland and Jennifer M. Turner

Families Interviews Guide A School-Based Program for Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and their Families, Sarah Ogilvie

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Mentors during the Doctoral Process with Dr. Elizabeth Sandell [Audio podcast episode], Katie Archer Olson and Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Intercultural Competence within Focused Diversity Courses: The Role of Cultural Identification and Experiential Learning Activities, Preston Osborn and Elizabeth J. Sandell

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The Role of an Executive Leader in Student Affairs at a Historically Black University: Opportunities for Promoting Student Growth and a Pathway to the Presidency, Robert T. Palmer, William Broussard, Gerald K. Johnson II, Ernest C. Evans, and LaToya B. Parker

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Is Repeated Reading Evidence-Based? A Review of the Literature, Shawna Petersen-Brown, Megan E. Johnson, JulieAnna Bowen, Ashlee R. Lundberg, Jennifer D. Nelson, Ashley A. Williamson, and Jessica M. Wiswell

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Pivoting in a Time of Pandemic: The Faculty Experience, Aaron M. Peterson, Jason A. Kaufman, James LeDuc, and Larry Tate

Learning Preferences of Exercisers Based Upon the Education Resource Assessment (ERA), T. Piper, Jennifer Zdroik, M. Lukkarinen, and T. Smith

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Just Work for All: The American Dream in the 21st Century, Joshua Preiss

The Transformation of Victorian Monsters: Wilkie Collins' Heart and Science and Gail Carriger's Neo-Victorian 'Parasol Protectorate' Series, Melissa Purdue

Compassion in Online Teaching and Learning: Before and After the Declaration of the Global COVID-19 Pandemic, Kristi Rendahl, Chelsea Mead, Maria Kalyvaki, Qiang Ye, Rebekah Degener, and Susan Schalge

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A Changing Landscape of Voseo in Medellin? The Momentum of Voseo in the Public Signage of the Valle de Aburra, Colombia., Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

A Sociolinguistic Examination of the Dual Usted in Medellin, Colombia: Evidence from Semi-Spontaneous Speech and Implicit Language Attitudes, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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If Signs Could Talk: The Linguistic Landscape of the Archipelago of San Andres, Colombia, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Introducing SEÑAL, a Computational Tool for the Linguistic Analysis of Spanish L2 Compositions, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Islander Creole Corpus (ICC) at AILLA, Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Non-Vibrant Bilingual Rhotics in a Creole-Spanish Contact Scenario, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

Writing to Increase Complexity: Spanish L2 Learners' Complexity Gains in a College Composition Class, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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The Syntactic and Discourse Properties of Second Person Singular Forms of Address in Paisa Spanish, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos and Nofiya Sarah Denbaum

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Innovating Iron Range Engineering: The Bell Program, Dennis Rogalsky, Brian Martensen, Rebecca Bates, Andrew Hanegmon, Cody Mann, Ron Ulseth, and Tony Venditto

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Design-Based Research: Students Seeking Co-Op in Refined Educational Model, Dennis Rogalsky and Ron Ulseth

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Design-Based Research: Students Seeking Co-op in Refined Educational Model, Dennis Rogalsky and Ron Ulseth

What I Have Learned from Playing Golf with Veterans, Daniel Sachau

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The Psychology Rule Breaking: Creating a Culture of Compliance, Daniel Sachau, Louise Chan, Samantha Heyne, Hannah Lee, and Ellsbeth Schmachtenberger

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Films Related to Cultural Competence, Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Intercultural Partnerships that Foster Cultural Competence among Undergraduate Students, Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Pilot Test of a Quality Rating and Improvement System in Early Education Programs in Magadan Oblast, RU and in Minnesota, USA, Elizabeth J. Sandell and Vera Grigoryevna Kashin

Pilot Test of a Quality Rating and Improvement System in Early Education Programs in Magadan Oblast, RU and in Minnesota, USA. Pilot Test of a Quality Rating and Improvement System in Early Education Programs in Magadan Oblast, RU and in Minnesota, USA, Elizabeth J. Sandell and Vera Grigoryevna Kashin

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Impact of Service Learning on the Intercultural Competence of Pre-service Teachers, Elizabeth J. Sandell and Lauren Lindmeier

Intercultural Partnerships that Foster Cultural Competence, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Katie A. Olson, and Maria-Renee Grigsby

Intercultural Partnerships that Foster Cultural Competence, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Katie A. Olson, and Maria-Renee Grigsby

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Collaborative Online Groups: Intercultural Partnerships that Foster Cultural Competence, Elizabeth J. Sandell, Katie Archer Olson, and Maria-Renee Grigsby

Working to Decrease World Suck: Digital Cultures and Online Advocacy, Emily Sauter

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Disability Justice in Libraries, Jessica Schomberg

Investigating the New Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Level Outcome Requirements, Jessica Schomberg, Karen Lybeck, and Kristin Scott

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College Student Preferences of Telepsychiatry, Wendy Schuh

Student Preferences and Satisfaction of Telepsychiatry Services, Wendy Schuh and Jodi Egeland

Teaching for Equity 2030: Integrating the First-Year Seminar, Daniel Schwartz, Karen Lybeck, Jessica Schomberg, and Kristin Scott

Exploring Discipline Specific Disability Content: A Content Analysis Approach, D. Shapiro, B. Pitts, C. Piletic, and Jennifer Zdroik

Teaching Clinical Courses Via FlexSync: Examining the Faculty-Student Relationship, Thad Shunkwiler

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What Initiates Evidence-Based Reasoning?: Situations that Prompt Students to Support their Design Ideas and Decisions, Emilie A. Siverling, Tamara J. Moore, Elizabeth Suazo-Flores, Corey A. Mathis, and S. Selcen Guzey