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    • AB≠BA : an investigation into the historical roots of noncommutative algebra 

      Chavey, Keith
      Abstract Algebra is a branch of mathematics in which a large amount of research is currently taking place. This research includes the investigation into different types of algebraic structures such as fields, rings, groups, ...
    • The ABC's of the real business cycle 

      Hanson, Timothy Matthew (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      The real business cycle approach to business cycle theory is viable and worthy of extended research. However, it does not resolve the dilemma facing business cycle theorists in coming up with one true explanation of the ...
    • Accentera business plan 

      Lipps, Jaimee (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      The purpose of this study is to purpose a business plan for a handbag and shoe store named Accentera. The business plan is developed based on current market trends and consumer research. A survey questionnaire was developed ...
    • Access to award winning literature for children with disabilities 

      Kelzer, Kristina (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Historically, Newbery Medal and Honor books have had high readability levels unsuitable for early elementary students and those with reading disabilities. This project calculated Newbery readability levels 2007 to the ...
    • Accessibility of museums in Chicago for people with visual impairments 

      Hanks, Diane (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      According to the Rockford Center website, "approximately 1 in 30 Americans are blind or visually impaired" (vision services, 2010). The startling fact is that in a city the size of Chicago, that equates to approximately ...
    • Accidental Event Compensation: The Differing Philosophies and Objectives of the Civilian and Martial Sectors 

      Murphy, Michael (Student of economics) (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      As a result of the growing scrutiny of the military in recent times, understanding the philosophy and objectives behind the military sector’s method of disability compensation relative to the civilian sector stands as a ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Activity of AtDrm1 promoters in transgenic arabidopsis thaliana 

      Dykas, Mary G. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      The focus of this work involves the molecular regulation of dormancy in plants. This includes the analysis of genes that are activated when cells stop growing. Dormancy is the temporary arrest of cell growth as well as a ...
    • Acute Effects of Traditional Resistance Training Exercises with the Addition of Elastic Bands on Upper- and Lower- Body Power Output 

      Van Dorin, Josh (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This study was designed with the purpose of examining the acute effects of adding elastic bands to traditional resistance training exercises on upper- and lower-body muscular power output. All of the tests utilized the ...