This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty and staff members from various departments and units at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2019

Social Entrepreneurship: The Trades of Hope Case Study, Christine Mollenkopf-Pigsley

A New Way of Thinking about Special Educator Recruiting, Michele Murphy, Kyena E. Cornelius, and Ruby Owiny

Engaging with Families during Critical Illness: An International Study of Nurses’ Descriptions and Practices of Family Engagement in Intensive Care Units, Rahel Naef, Petra Brysiewicz, Sandra Eggenberger, Patricia Beierwaltes, Vico C.L. Chiang, David Clisbee, Junko Honda, Natalie S. McAndrew, Sonja J. Meiers, Martin Nagl-Cupal, Ann M. Price, Anna Richardson, Sandra Richardson, Tara M. Tehan, Jennifer de Beer, Amanda Towell-Barnard, and Beverly Ewens

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Changes in Student Definition of De-Escalation in Professional Peace Officer Education, Pat Nelson

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Shouldn't Leisure Scholars Know Better? How the Work/Leisure Dictotomy Affects Policy and Culture for Academic Mothers, Linda Oakleaf, Brooke N. Burk, and Anna Pechenik Mausolf

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Investigating the Effects of Stability Balls on Classwide Student Behavior and Academic Productivity, Natasha A. Olson, Carlos J. Panahon, and Alexandra Hilt-Panahon

Creating Cross-Disciplinary Engagement in a New Place, Sara Parks

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The Use of Touch Devices for Enhancing Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analysis, Shawna Petersen-Brown, Erin E. C. Henze, David A. Klingbeil, Jennifer L. Reynolds, Rachel C. Weber, and Robin S. Codding

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Applying Spaced Practice in the Schools to Teach Math Vocabulary, Shawna Petersen-Brown, Ashlee Lundberg, Jannine Ray, Iwalani N. Dela Paz, Carrington Riss, and Carlos J. Panahon

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Iron Range Engineering - An Overview of Design and Open-Ended Problem Solving Activities in an Interdisciplinary, Project-based Learning Program, Elizabeth Pluskwik

Finding, Applying For, and Managing Grant Funding, Kathleen Randolph, Mary Brownell, Brittany Hott, Michael Kennedy, and Kyena E. Cornelius

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Evil is Part of the Territory: Inventing the Stepmother in Self-Help Books, Valerie R. Renegar and Kirsti Cole

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A Sociophonetic Analysis of Islander Creole Rhotics, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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A Sociophonetic Analysis of Islander Creole Rhotics, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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El español en Estados Unidos: Un recorrido breve por su origen y expansión, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Language Contact and Divergent Paths of Variation: Bilingual Rhotics in Two Island Communities, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Professional Development for Graduate Teaching Assistants, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

Tan paisa como vos: Competing Forms of Address in Medellin, Colombia, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

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Variable Neutralization of the Tap/Trill Contrast in a Bilingual Spanish-Creole Community, Falcon Restrepo-Ramos

Guide to Analysis of Language Transcripts, Kristine S. Retherford, Linda R. Schreiber, and Rebecca L. Jarzynski

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Is it Prose or is it Drama? Distinguishing Events Based on Judging Criteria, Justin J. Rudnick, Anthony Peavy, Balencia Crosby, Alyssa Harter, and Cristy Dougherty

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Undergraduate Research: Step-by-Step, Elizabeth J. Sandell

Fandom Isn't Just for Fun: Fandom, Politics, and Digital Rhetoric, Emily Sauter

"I'm First": An Initiative to Develop Programming to Help First Generation Students Succeed at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Susan Schalge, Alexander Anton, A. Marie Cato, Alma G. Lopez Rivera, and Dawn Whitney

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Diversifying Collections, Jessica Schomberg

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Introduction, Jessica Schomberg and Shanna Hollich

Please Stay! A New Way of Looking at Special Educator Retention, Jennifer King Sears, Kyena E. Cornelius, Jennifer Walker, Kathy Randolph, and Carlos Flores

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Because I Said So: Ten Tips for Finding Volunteers and Keeping Them Happy, Adam Stephen Guy Smith and Heather Hoagland

Student Metacognition and Study Habits in a Non-Majors Introductory Biology Course, Brittany Smith

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Sex Workers' Personal and Professional Lives, Eric L. Sprankle and Katie Bloomquist

Building Communication Skills Through Hands-On Museum Demonstrations of Psychological Science, Emily Stark, Karla A. Lassonde, and Adam Steiner

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Peer Tutoring as a Model for Language and Reading Skills Development for Students who as English Language Learners, Marcia Sytsma, Carlos J. Panahon, and Daniel Houlihan

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Libraries as Sustainability Leaders: ALA's Special Task Force, René Tanner, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Monika Antonelli, and Adrian K. Ho

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Introduction to the Special Issue-Building Bridges Instead of Walls: Marketing with Minoritized Populations, Daniel Theriault and Brooke N. Burk

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Vestige of Eden, Image of Eternity: Common Experience, the Hierarchy of Being, and Modern Science, Daniel Toma

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An Analysis of the Discourse of Advanced Low and Advanced Mid Speakers of Spanish when Talking about the Past, Enrique Torner

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El teatro antimodernista español: Máter dolorosa (1904) de Leopoldo Cano y El Tenorio modernista (1906) de Pablo Parellada, Enrique Torner

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Los inicios del género detectivesco en España y sus antecedentes anglo-americanos: una antología bilingüe, Enrique Torner

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Los inicios del género detectivesco en España y sus antecedentes anglo-americanos: una antología bilingüe, Enrique Torner

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The Mysterious Task of Translating the Names of Mystery Subgenres: A Private Eye Investigation, Enrique Torner

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The Second Vatican Council (11 October 1962-8 December 1965): An Attempt at World Unification that Decided the Fate of Catholic Birth Control, Enrique Torner

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The Sins of the Unholy See: From Franco to Pope John Paul I. A Historic Unveiling, Enrique Torner

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Short-Term Global Exchanges through the Fulbright Specialist Program: One Librarian's Experience, Jennifer M. Turner

Stranger Danger: The Challenges of Changing an Academic Visual Identity, Jennifer Veltsos

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Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx, Matt Vidal, Tony Smith, Tomás Rotta, and Paul Prew

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Opening Doors to Engage a More Diverse Population in Honors: A Conversation, Giovanna E. Walters, Angela Jill Cooley, and Quentina Dunbar

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Differences in Length of Stay and Costs Between Comparable Hospitalizations of Patients with Spina Bifida With or Without Pressure Injuries, Yinding Wang, Lijing Ouyang, Brad Dicianno, Patricia Beierwaltes, Rodolfo Valdez, Judy Thibadeau, and Julie Bolen

'Best Invention, Second to the Dishwasher': Vibrators and Sexual Pleasure, Dennis D. Waskul and Michelle Anklan

Collaboration in Renewable Energy Systems Development, Vincent Winstead

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Empowering Our Students For the Future: Encouraging Self-Direction and Life-Long Learning, Scott D. Wurdinger, Cynthia McDermott, Kiel Harell, and Hilton Smith

Redesigning the Math Capstone Course: A Comprehensive Approach, Ke Zhu

Submissions from 2018

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Two Weeks In May: Revisiting Minnesota State University, Mankato's Past [Film Showing], Monika Antonelli

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It's a Wrap: Librarians, Filmmakers and Archival Collections, Monika Antonelli and Daardi Sizemore Mixon

Aligning a Tech Comm Research Methods Course with the Workplace: Results of an Alumni Survey, Abigail Bakke

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Credibility Strategies of Popular Health Websites: A Rhetorical Analysis of Parkinson's Information Pages, Abigail Bakke

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Treating Public Speaking Anxiety: A Comparison of Exposure and Video Self-Modeling, Emily Marie Bartholomay and Daniel Houlihan

Those Three Words: A Birth Mother's Story of Choice, Chance & Motherhood, Christine M. Bauer

An Academic-Practice Partnership Enhances Family Nursing in an Adult ICU Setting, Patricia Beierwaltes, Fadumasara Ali, David Clisbee, Beth Heather, and Sandra Eggenberger

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Characteristics of Decommissioned Bridges Final Report, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Ahmed Albughdadi

Characteristics of Decommissioned Bridges: Findings from a National Survey and Analysis of the NBI Archive, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Ahmed Albughdadi

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Assessing Bridge Characteristics for Use and Importance as Roosting Habitats for Bats, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Zachary Hans, and Brent Phares

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Most Likely Bridges as Roosting Habitat for Bats: Study for Iowa, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Zachary Hans, Brent Phares, Emmanuel Nketah, Joe Carey, Mary Solberg, and Kraig McPeek

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Using Multiple Sources of Information to Develop a Comprehensive Understanding of a Student’s Strengths and Needs, Amber Benedict, Kyena E. Cornelius, and Kelly Acosta

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Writing Autobiography to Develop Culturally Responsive Competency: Teachers' Intersections of Personal Histories, Cultural Backgrounds and Biases, Luz Carime Bersh

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The Grotesque Protest in Social Media as Embodied, Political Rhetoric, Kristin Marie Bivens and Kirsti Cole

HBCU Leadership Hirings, Firings & Resignations: The 2017-18 Final Report, William Broussard

Rethinking Town and Gown: How HBCUs Bring Communities Together Through Economic Impact, Workforce, and Diversity, William Broussard

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Serving Students, Faculty, and Notice: Student Co-operation, Faculty Collaboration, and Institutional Counter-Narration at a Southern Flagship HBCU, William Broussard

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The Relationship Between Instruction Specificity and Resistiveness to Care During Activities of Daily Living in Persons with Dementia, Jeffrey Buchanan, Britta DeJager, Sandra Garcia, Daniel Houlihan, Carolina Sears, Kathleen Fairchild, and Adam Sattler

How Steve Became Ralph: A Cancer/Stem Cell Odyssey (with Jokes), Steve Buechler

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Building Theory and Promoting Basic Science in School Psychology Research, Matthew W. Burns and Shawna Petersen-Brown

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Historians Respond to Contested History, Kellian Clink

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The Achievement Gap: Federal, State, Provincial and Nonprofit Websites that Publish Research Reports about the Achievement Gap in PNLA States and Provinces, Kellian Clink

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The World of Women: Resources, Kellian Clink

Reducing Technical Challenges Of The Digital Storytelling Approach During An Academic-Practice Partnership, David Clisbee, Sandra Eggenberger, Patricia Beierwaltes, and Lynn Kuechle

Helping Students RISE to Their Full Potential: The Research Immersive Scholastic Experience in Biology (RISEbio) Program and How It Can Help Our Students Succeed, Rachel Cohen, Allison M. Land, Brian Martensen, David Sharlin, and Brittany Smith

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Transgressing the Digital Terrain: Humor in Feminist Responses to Trolling, Kirsti Cole

Burgers in a Hurry: Early Fast Food in Birmingham, Alabama, Angela Jill Cooley

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Food Soldiers: Rural Southerners and Food Regulation during World War I, Angela Jill Cooley

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Southern Food Studies: An Overview of Debates in the Field, Angela Jill Cooley

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Errance et abandon: La recirculation des enfants pauvres de Dijon, Christopher R. Corley

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Early Career Special Education Teachers Perceived Value of Being Mentored by General Education Teachers, Kyena E. Cornelius and Karin N. Sandmel

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A New Publishing Landscape: The Curiosities, Opportunities, & Pitfalls of Open Access Publishing, Kristen Cvancara, Laura Jacobi, and Heidi J. Southworth

The Myth of the Queer Criminal, Jeffery Dennis

Myth of the Queer Criminal, Jeffery P. Dennis

Transforming Professional Development through Recommended Practices Modules: Impacting Outcomes for Professionals, Aaron R. Deris

Your Vision for Impacting the Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Field, Aaron R. Deris

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Gabo y la memoria en el país de Macondo, Alfredo Duplat

Las memorias de lo atroz: Literatura y proyecto nacional en Colombia Congreso, Alfredo Duplat

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Dreaming of Eden: A Sociological Inquiry into Sacred Selves and Public Places, Donald J. Ebel

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The Influence of Religious Homogeneity upon Life Expectancy: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis, Donald J. Ebel

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Who You Gonna Call?: Creating a Call List for Your Facility's Disaster Plan, Nicole Elzenga and Adam Stephen Guy Smith

The Effect of Flexible Classroom Space on Attitudes and Grades in a Team-Based Learning Course, Sarah Epplen and Kristie L. Campana

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Culture and Activism: Animal Rights in France and the United States (Book Review), Carol L. Glasser

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Swipe Left on the Bi Guys: Examining Attitudes Toward Dating and Being Sexual with Bisexual Individuals, Neil Gleason, Jennifer A. Vencill, and Eric L. Sprankle

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The JCA DB: Journal Collection Analysis and Evaluation for Outreach and More!, Nat Gustafson-Sundell and Evan Rusch

It’s Not Just About Patty: The Real Inside Story of the Symbionese Liberation Army, Rachael Hanel

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time, Jonathan Hardwick

"Experimenting with our Education" or Enhancing it? Co-teaching from the Perspective of Students, Alyssa Harter and Laura Jacobi

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"We Considered Ourselves a Team": Co-Teaching from the Perspective of Graduate Teaching Assistants, Alyssa Harter and Laura Jacobi