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    • Accommodating Complexities 

      Zierer, Sean (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      Function, flow, and space are the inspiration for this visual study of contemporary hotel architecture. I have been investigating how these hotels welcome their guests through the use of architecture and design. Styles ...
    • Accommodations and modification for elementary students with special needs 

      Wolfe, Malydi (Northern Illinois University, 2006)
      As an education major it is important to understand and be able to properly assess disabilities that I may come in contact with when I have a classroom of my own. With many government laws like IDEA, which is the law ...
    • Accountants' Common Law Liability To Third Parties: Another Look 

      Rizzo, Lauren (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      Third-party litigation against public accountants has increased significantly during the past two decades. In response to this litigation explosion, the accounting profession has proposed reforms in the legislative and ...
    • Accounting for death : press coverage of the 1981 Northern Irish hunger strike 

      O Maolchatha, Aogan (Northern Illinois University, 1990)
      During 1981, 10 inmates of the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland went on hunger strike in pursuit of "political prisoner status." Their action was an effort to establish the legitimacy of the use of violence to achieve ...
    • Accounting for FDA Approval Costs: Can They be Capitalized? 

      Schultz, Katy B. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The costs for FDA approval are considered research and development costs. The FASB has never mentioned FDA approval costs in their pronouncements and therefore the method of treatment for these costs was uncertain. The ...
    • Accounting for Hedge Transactions 

      Nims, Jennifer E. (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      For my capstone project, I have studied the financial act of hedging and the accounting problems related to this topic. Hedging is a fairly new topic and I begin my thesis with background information on the act of hedging. ...
    • Accounting for Interest Rate Swaps 

      Majewska, Joanna D. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      Interest rate swap agreements are rapidly gaining popularity as the tool of choice for managing financial uncertainties. Unfortunately, since th~ are relatively new and the FASB has not yet issued a formal pronouncement ...
    • Accounting for Loan Losses 

      Bronswick, Jeffrey D. (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      Through my summer 1987 internship in accountancy at Continental Bank of Chicago, IL, I was exposed to some of the accounting-related topics that are faced by the banking industry. One of the most relevant topics to today's ...
    • Accounting for Pensions: The Controversy 

      Elam, Beverly M. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
    • Accounting for Stock Options: The FASB's Changing Views on Stock Option Valuation 

      Nagel, Susan M. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
    • Accounting Information Systems- The Fundamentals of Business Processes 

      Gehrke, Carollyn S. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      Develop instructional materials for use by the introductory accounting information systems classes. These materials will include case studies for the computerization of various fictional small businesses. Computerization ...
    • Accounting Malpractice: The Future of Accounting Professional Liability Insurance 

      Bower, Robert M. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This report focuses upon the current problem of dramatically increasing professional liability insurance rates that accountants are facing. Robert Bower begins the paper with an overview of the current "crisis" in the ...
    • Accuracy measures of absolute and relative performance appraisal methods 

      Wagner, Stephen H. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      This study investigated the accuracy of two formats for the appraisal of performance, specifically relative and absolute. The primary question of this experiment was whether relative and absolute performance appraisal ...
    • The accuracy of mapping derived from the General Land Office surveys: : presettlement wetlands and deepwater habitats within Lake County, Illinois 

      Paulson, Lisa M. (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      The accuracy of mapping derived from of General Land Office survey (GLO) data for a portion of Lake County, Illinois is assessed. This study is based upon similar research conducted by Iverson and Risser in 1987. Due to ...
    • Accurate motion time prediction of robot point-to-point operations 

      Kandaswamy, Muthaiya (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      Manufacturing systems require accurate information on the cycle times of member machines for efficient scheduling to maximize machine utilization and productivity. The industrial robot is a key element of an automated ...
    • Achievement Motivation : the effects of conscious, chronic, and nonconscious goals on task performance 

      Budden, Jill Susan (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Work motivation theorists have only recently addressed the importance of studying nonconscious motivation in addition to conscious motivation and the relationship between the two. The primary purpose of the current ...
    • ACL injuries and the rehabilitation process 

      Viirre, Rebecca Grace (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      The purpose of my capstone is to research Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries and the physical therapeutic process to treat the injury. I have always been involved in sports and I have seen a lot of ACL injuries ranging ...
    • The acoustic startle response in young and aging C57BL/6J and CBA/J mice 

      Parham, Kourosh (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      C57BL/6J mice demonstrate progressive age-related hearing loss during the first year of life, while CBA/J mice lose little sensitivity through 18 months of age. The acoustic startle response (ASR) was measured in these ...
    • Acoustic vowel space differences between cochlear implant and hearing aid users 

      Glyda, Elizabeth (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      This study examines the acoustic vowel space of three children aged 4 to 5 years with varying levels of hearing. One of the children had cochlear implants with a profound unaided hearing loss. One child wore hearing aids ...
    • The acoustics of a Karen bronze drum 

      Nickerson, Laura Margaret (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      Bronze drums are important to the culture of the Karen people, who live mainly in Burma and the mountainous region between Burma and Thailand. A Karen bronze drum, which is cast in one piece, consists of an overlapping ...