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    • Family treatment: an alternative approach to speech and language therapy 

      Schmitz, Carolyn (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Before the early 1970's, special education did not recognize the importance of parents in the education of handicapped children. In fact, they were seen more of a hindrance to the educational process rather than of a help. ...
    • Analysis of creep-carburization-oxidation test data on inconel 625 and pyrolytic graphite, including pertinent background studies 

      Bronski, Catherine A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      This semester I was chosen by the Argonne National Laboratory Center for Educational Affairs as a participant in their Undergraduate Research Participation Program. For my semester project, I was assigned to the Safety ...
    • An efficient preparation of substituted cinnamaldehydes and heterocyclic acroleins 

      Hrouda, Robert J. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      ... it was undertaken to devise an efficient preparation of substituted cinnamaldehydes and heterocyclic compounds by adapting work done earlier in the Spangler laboratory on conjugated and nonconjugated substituted dienals ...
    • Sensory aids for the profoundly hearing-impaired : a comparison 

      Olsen, Laurel (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following paper is concerned with the devices and procedures that might prove useful to the profoundly hearing-impaired in overcoming the devastating affects that such a sensory loss has on language and communication. ...
    • A computer feasibility study covering the automation of Thermal Security Products 

      Dishop, Carol (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Description of TSP: Thermal Security Products is a manufacturing firm which produces steel replacement doors, thermal windows, and rolling shutters. The doors are purchased as blanks and then modified to order. This includes ...
    • The Monte Carlo method : an alternative method of numerical integration 

      Haas, Karen A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      In the world of mathematics, one of the more fundamental ideas that exists is the idea of a function, mathematically described as a correspondence that associates with each element x, of a set S, a unique element y, of a ...
    • A reaffirmation of faith 

      Sullivan, Mary (Student of English) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Some things are like riding a bicycle; once you acquire the talent you rarely need to practice it. Other things, like teaching, are more difficult skills to master. They require a considerable amount of practice and ...
    • Airline goals From 1975 - 1985 

      Kosiec, Richard A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The airline industry has gone through a number of changes over the last ten years. These changes have occurred as a result of the recent deregulation of the industry, the fluctuations in the price of oil, and the changes ...
    • Equating and inquiring music 

      Brandt, Juliet (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following hypothesis was observed during the course of this study: Assuming you have a thirteen year old violin student who has had five years of private study, using a major work from the standard violin literature, ...
    • Learning how to learn : a phenomenological investigation of the essential structures of learning 

      Wendorff, Julie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This paper is a philosophical investigation of the process of learning. The analysis of learning is a phenomenological one, using the science of essential structures of consciousness as a foundation for addressing the topic ...
    • Minority influence in group decision making as a function of influence type and majority goal orientation 

      Saelens, Kelli A. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The effectiveness of minority influence in group decision making was investigated as a function of the form of influence asserted by the minority confederate (either normative or informational), the goal orientation of ...
    • The solution to the U.S./Nicaraguan relations problem : the Contadora group 

      Baker, Lorrie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Perhaps one of the most controversial issues confronting the current United States Administration today is the present situation of the Nicaraguan state. The now six-and-a-half year old government under Sandinista control ...
    • Is a student's dormroom his castle? 

      Hayden, Mark R. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Theories of the Student-University Relationship: The five most common theories are: “expertise,” “privilege,” “in loco parentis,” “property,” and “contract.” I will discuss these in some detail from a historical viewpoint, ...
    • Expanding horizons in intermediate mathematics 

      Pindel, Sheri (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This project is aimed at providing teachers with activities that could be used to increase students’ understanding of mathematics. The activities listed are aimed for students in fifth through eighth grade. Many of the ...
    • The effects of quarterly earnings announcements on the returns of stocks 

      Stomper, John M. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The dramatic rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the last year has fueled new interest in the stock market. People are always trying to get the edge, using whatever information they can use. But does any of this ...
    • Some insights into partitioning and repartioning behaviors 

      Conner, Gina Marie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Recently, in mathematical educational research, there has been quite a bit of work focusing on the acquisition of rational numbers concepts by school age children. It is believed that partitioning, the act of dividing a ...
    • Automatic parallelization of sequential code : a simplified model 

      Prepejchal, David W. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The recent emphasis on pushing forth in an attempt to create a fifth-generation supercomputer has put most of the effort into designing the hardware required by such a machine. The speeds of such devices, which are largely ...
    • LCS training manual 

      Hasenwinkel, Paul (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      WELCOME to the circulation desk at Founder's Memorial Library! Congratulations on your new job--it can be very enjoyable, and it probably will be after you are comfortable with all of the tasks which you will be responsible ...
    • An adaptation of Barro's model for anticipated money growth to a SAS computer program 

      Kvistad, Jeff (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The rational expectations school holds that only unanticipated money growth affects real variables. To test this hypothesis one would need a model that separates anticipated and unanticipated money growth. Professor Robert ...
    • Selection in genetics : a mathematical model 

      Blean, Sarah J. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      There are many areas of study in the field of genetics which continually affect our highly technological society. In particular, the idea of being able to predict the time when, given the current distribution of a population, ...