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Submissions from 2018

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What Motivates Students in the Online Communication Classroom? An Exploration of Self-Determination Theory, Laura Jacobi

What Motivates Students in the Online Communication Classroom? An Exploration of Self-Determination Theory, Laura Jacobi

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Communication Skills: Listening and Speaking, Andrew P. Johnson

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Developing Students' Grammar Skills, Andrew P. Johnson

Dyslexia is Not a Brain Disorder, Andrew P. Johnson

Fidelity or Educational Research, Andrew P. Johnson

Meaning Based Reading Intervention Level I, Andrew P. Johnson

Meaning-Based Reading Intervention Level II, Andrew P. Johnson

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Reading Curriculums and Interventions, Andrew P. Johnson

Sounder-Outer Research, Andrew P. Johnson

Theoretical Models of Reading, Andrew P. Johnson

The Reading Process and the Brain, Andrew P. Johnson

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Applying Design Based Research to New Work-Integrated PBL Model (The Iron Range Engineering Bell Program), Bart Johnson, Ron Ulseth, and Yuezhou Wang

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Virtual Mentorship Network to Address the Rural Shortage of Mental Health Providers, Heidi Keeler, Tara Sjuts, Kosuke Niitsu, Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Paul Force-Emery Mackie, and Howard Liu

Panoptic Parenting: The Biopedagogies of Wearable Infant Monitors, Anne Kerber

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A Survey of Rewards for Teens: Extension and 25-year Follow-up, Hunter C. King and Daniel Houlihan

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Structured Techniques for Creating Engaging Online Discussions, Caroline Kinskey, Carrie Lewis Miller, Keith Hauck, and Michael Manderfeld

Best Practices in Writing Intensive Courses, Carl Lafata, Jeffery Dennis, and Noreen Reding

Politics, Personality, and Poor Decision-Making? Psychological Variables’ Impact on Changing False Knowledge, Karla A. Lassonde

Minnesota State University, Mankato 1868-2018: A Sesquicentennial History, William E. Lass

Navigating Visual Culture: Theoretical Perspectives on Visual Media, Amy Mattson Lauters

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An Examination of Inattentional Blindness in Law Enforcement in High Stress Situations, Gregory Lee, John O'Neill, and Daniel Houlihan

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Effectiveness of Gamification Activities in a Project-based Learning Classroom, Eleanor Leung and Elizabeth Pluskwik

Culturally Proficient Inclusive Schools: All Means All!, Delores B. Lindsey, Jacqueline S. Thousand, Cynthia L. Jew, and Lori R. Piowlski

Best Practices in Sponsored Programs: Applying for & Managing Grants, Megan Mahowald, Laura Maki, Brian Martensen, Teri Wallace, Diane Wiley, and Kristel Seth

Building a Culture of Innovation and Excellence at the MSU Mankato Library, Mark McCullough

How Cataloging Enhances Access and Discovery in the Academic Library, Luke Mosher

Human Factors in the Built Environment, Linda L. Nussbaumer

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Enhancing Maintenance and Generalization of Sight Words Taught with Incremental Rehearsal: Applying the Depth of Processing and Generalization Framework, Shawna Petersen-Brown and Matthew K. Burns

Growing Entrepreneurial Mindset in Interdisciplinary Student Engineers: Experiences of a Project-Based Engineering Program, Elizabeth Pluskwik

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Growing Entrepreneurial Mindset in Interdisciplinary Student Engineers: Experiences of a Project-Based Engineering Program, Elizabeth Pluskwik, Eleanor Leung, and Andrew Lillesve

Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching, Rebecca Pope-Ruark

Teaching Students How to Collaborate, Rebecca Pope-Ruark

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Broken Signals: (Trials of Disconnect), Tracy Ross

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Certainty of One: A Tale of Education Automation, Tracy Ross

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Bodies in Dialogue: Arriving at Thresholds of Dialogic Connections, Justin J. Rudnick

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Journal Collection Analysis: How We Developed New Tools to Improve Collection Assessment, Evaluation and Outreach, Evan Rusch and Nat Gustafson-Sundell

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A Review of Child Sexual Abuse: Impact, Risk, and Resilience in the Context of Culture, Jerusha Sanjeevi, Daniel Houlihan, Kelly Bergstrom, Moses M. Langley, and Jaxson Judkins

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Disability at Work: Libraries, Built to Exclude, Jessica Schomberg

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Introspective Meditations for Complete Contentment (Santosha), Manoj Sharma

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Archives Preppers: It's Not the End of the World As We Know It! How to Survive an Anniversary through Digital Projects, Daardi Sizemore, Heidi J. Southworth, and Anne Stenzel

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Minnesota State University, Mankato 1868 - 2018: From Normal School to University: Celebrating 150 Years, Daardi Sizemore, Heidi J. Southworth, Anne Stenzel, and Mee Xiong

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Making Do With What You've Got: Improving Your Collections Storage Now, Adam Stephen Guy Smith and Heather Hoagland

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Capturing Graduate Research: Creation of the Graduate Online Symposium at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Heidi J. Southworth

Assessment as Pedagogy: Using Program Review as an Opportunity to Teach Research Skills, Emily Stark

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Assessment for Learning: Using Programmatic Assessment Requirements as an Opportunity to Develop Information Literacy and Data Skills in Undergraduate Students, Emily Stark, Sedona Kintz, Chloey Pestorious, and Akorede Teriba

Assessing the Differential Effects of Peer Tutoring for Tutors and Tutees in Elementary Reading Education, Allen Thurston, Maria Cockerill, Nicole Craig, and Luz Carime Bersh

Into the SLO Cooker: Developing Student Learning Outcomes for Library Services, Jennifer M. Turner and Justine Martin

The Moral Dimensions of Juror Deliberation in Death Penalty Cases, Tyler Vaughan

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Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Grant Program: LSA Survey Results and Recommendations, Carolyn Veeser-Egbide, Melinda Hutchinson, Michael Lansing, Sherry Stirling, Sheila Brommel, and Daardi Sizemore

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Lifespan Development: Telling the Human Story, Heather Von Bank

Multiscale Computational Design of Carbon Nanotube Composite Materials, Yuezhou Wang

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Mesoscopic Friction and Network Morphology Control the Mechanics and Processing of Carbon Nanotube Yarns, Yuezhou Wang, Hao Xu, Grigorii Drozdov, and Trainan Dumitrica

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Ghosts and Hauntings: Genres, Forms, and Types, Dennis D. Waskul

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Introduction: The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History, Dennis D. Waskul and Marc Eaton

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The Supernatural in Society, Culture and History, Dennis D. Waskul and Marc Eaton

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The Supernatural in Society, Culture and History, Dennis D. Waskul and Marc Eaton

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Behavioral Perspectives on Risk Prone Behavior: Why Do People Take Risks?, Shelby Wolf and Daniel Houlihan

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Changing the Status Quo: Courage to Challenge the Education System, Scott D. Wurdinger

Developing Distance Library Services, Paul Wyss and Mark McCullough

Submissions from 2017

The Final Paladin, T.J. Akers

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Trend Toward Integrating and Extending the Impact of Spaces, Lynn D. Akey

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Leading Meaningful Change, Lynn D. Akey, Tina Dee, Robert Delprino, and Nicholas R. Santilli

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A Strategic Priority Funding Process: Advancing Big Ideas, Lynn D. Akey and Pat Nelson

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Functional Behavioral Assessment, Michelle E. Alvarez, Kimberly A. Zammit, Kevin J. Filter, and Laura L. Strunk

Two Weeks in May: Revisiting Minnesota State University, Mankato's Past, Monika Antonelli, Ryan Neal, Matt Loyaza, Michael Collins, and James Nickerson

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Challenging Narratives of Anti-Rape Movement’s Decline, Carrie N. Baker and Maria Bevacqua

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Ethos in E-Health: From Informational to Interactive Websites, Abigail Bakke

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The Recollective Qualities of Adolscents' and Adults' Narratives about a Long-Ago Tornado, Patricia J. Bauer, Emily Stark, Jennifer K. Ackil, Marina Larkina, Natalie Merrill, and Robyn Fivush

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A Voice with an Echo that Nobody Heard...But..., Luz Carime Bersh

Stealing History: Art Theft, Looting, and Other Crimes Against Our Cultural Heritage, Colleen Margaret Clarke and Eli Jacob Szydlo

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Understanding Minnesota’s Achievement Gap: Resources, Kellian Clink

Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership, Kirsti Cole and Holly Hassel

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Optimizing How We Teach Research Methods, Kristen Cvancara

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Creating Collaborative Connections through Conversation, Community, and Cranes, Jamie Dalbey and Caroline McGowan

Ta-Da! Celebrating ECTA Center’s DEC RP Products, Joan Danaher, Serra Acar, and Aaron R. Deris

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Environmental Modification and Teacher Mediation: Impact on the Literacy Behaviors of Preschoolers With Special Needs, Aaron R. Deris, Cynthia DiCarlo, Dana Wagner, and Kellie Krick-Oborn

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Using Least-To-Most Assistive Prompt Hierarchy to Increase Child Compliance With Teacher Directives in Preschool Classrooms, Cynthia DiCarlo, Jennifer Baumgartner, Jamie Cabellero, Courtney Powers, and Aaron R. Deris

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Course Management System Best Practices for Accessing Library Resources, Casey Duevel and Nat Gustafson-Sundell

Literatura, memoria y DD.HH. en Colombia, Alfredo Duplat

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Podium Girls: Time to End the Tradition, Emily J. Houghton

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Women in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games: An Analysis of Participation, Leadership, and Media Coverage, Emily J. Houghton, Lindsay Pieper, and Maureen Smith

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Invisibility, Illegibility, and Stigma: The Citizenship Experiences of Divorced Gays and Lesbians, Aaron Hoy

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Same-Sex Sexuality and the Duration of First Different-Sex Marriages, Aaron Hoy and Andrew S. London

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Same-Sex Sexuality and the Duration of First Marriages, Aaron Hoy and Andrew S. London

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Enlightenment and History: Theory and Praxis in Contemporary Buddhism, Hyun-Eung, Chang-Seong Hong, and Sun Kyeong Yu

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A Preliminary Investigation of Empirically Based and Spiritually Based Marital Enrichment Programs, Laura Jacobi

Are We Winning?! A Team Challenge to Engage Students in the Large Lecture Introductory Communication Course, Laura Jacobi

Are You Mindful or is Your Mind Full? An Exploration of Nonverbal Communication, Laura Jacobi

Connecting across Two Disciplines: Weaving Literature into the Communication Curriculum, Laura Jacobi

Create Excellence in Academic Advising: Best Practices for Communication Faculty Advisors, Laura Jacobi

Extending Training for GTAs: The Development of Online Training Modules, Laura Jacobi

Furthering Our Legacy and Our Relevance Through Student Success and Retention: Best Practices for Enhancing Undergraduate Academic Advising, Laura Jacobi

State of Minnesota Showcase: How Can We Best Prepare Future Teachers of Communication?, Laura Jacobi

Teaching and Coaching through Collaboration, Laura Jacobi

The Acculturation Process for New Speech Coaches and Competitors: Easing the Stress, Laura Jacobi

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The Structure of Discussions in an Online Communication Course: What Do Students Find Most Effective?, Laura Jacobi

Weeding and Harvesting the Most Appropriate Journal for Your Work: Successful Strategies from Novice and Experiences Academic Writers, Laura Jacobi

10 Basic Fundamentals of Academic Writing, Andrew P. Johnson

10 Essential Elements for Reading Instruction, Andrew P. Johnson