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    • J.R.R. Tolkien: The Founder of Modern Day Fantasy World Building 

      Dwyer, Shayne A., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      This paper explores why J. R. R. Tolkien’s works have proven so influential on modern fantasy authors through analyzing one critical, and understudied, component of his works. Among the most beloved twentieth century ...
    • Jealousy and its effects 

      Lane, Samantha (Student of allied health and communicative disorders) (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Jealousy is a commonly felt emotion but is not very well understood. Studies of jealousy are limited. It is important to understand more about this emotion because of the effects it has. Jealousy negatively effects ...
    • Jet engine 

      Woodward, William (Student of mechanical engineering) (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      A turbocharger designed to increase intake pressure of an internal combustion engine using the hot exhaust gas has two of the four major components of a simple turbojet engine. The turbine side of the turbocharger can be ...
    • Joel Chandler Harris ignites discussion with his use of dialect throughout The Uncle Remus tales 

      Cunningham, Jessica (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      When I began this project, my goal was to find out what the critics of the late 19th and early 20th centuries thought of Joel Chandler Harris and his use of dialect in the Uncle Remus Tales. My paper begins with some ...
    • Joint attention and joint engagement among minimally verbal children with autism: a review of JASPER and EMT for preschoolers 

      Benson, Courtney D., 1994- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive developmental disorder with core deficits that impair communication, emotional development, and joint attention skills (Landa, Gross, Stuart, & Faherty, 2013). Joint attention ...
    • Just-In-Time : issues for achieving manufacturing success 

      Matarangas, Vivian (Northern Illinois University, 1990)
      The Just-in-Time "Mania" is spreading throughout the world. Recent Just-in-Time headlines have highlighted a glorious future for American manufacturing, and journals are full of success stories. Just-in-Time is a journey ...
    • Katharine Kuh and the gallery of art interpretation : a pioneer in the educational exhibits 

      Dubree, Christine E. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The purpose of this paper is to trace the problems of museum learning and to apply the theory of Katherine Kuh in solving these problems. The history of museum education from 1870-1946 will be briefly illustrated. Then, ...
    • Kenya : a closer look at culture and early childhood education 

      Sparrow, Sarah (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
      This project is a study of the culture of South Eastern Kenya and its effects on the education system in those regions. Cultural issues such as religion, gender perceptions, and community are covered. The research for this ...
    • KeyMouse 

      Carter, Ryan (Student of electrical engineering) (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      The KeyMouse combines the function of a mouse and a keyboard into one wireless handheld device. Developing the KeyMouse requires hardware design, hardware integration, computer science, and embedded programming. The buttons, ...
    • The Keys to Being an Effective Insurance Broker 

      Davis, Courtney C. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
    • Knowledge management : an evaluation from the users' perspective 

      Abadeer, Nermine Hanna (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      The present study is an analysis of Cap Gemini Ernst and Young's Knowledge Management (KM) System from a user based perspective. The willingness of users to adopt CGEY's KM system was examined, using the five factors ...
    • Knowledge management and the learning cycle : a proposed framework to support project teams 

      Deutsch, Laura (Student of operations management and information systems) (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      The purpose ofthis study is to develop a framework to support project teams by looking into knowledge management and the learning cycle. Knowledge management's main objective is to capture, organize, and share what members ...
    • Korean management style 

      Brennan, Lori A. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine Korean management style. The primary goals of this examination are to determine the general characteristics of this management style and to answer the question of whether it could ...
    • The Ku Klux Klan in Small-Town America: Belvidere, Illinois in 1923 to 1925 

      Furman, Adam (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Using primary sources which include city newspapers and ordinances, the Ku Klux Klan is examined in the small town of Belvidere, Illinois. The research indicated that the Klan was a prominent force in Belvidere as there ...
    • Language impairments and their affect on literacy 

      Savoie, Christina (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      Language impairments can have a profound impact on future reading skills. When detected early, intervention from speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and reading teachers, can lessen the severity of literacy impairments. ...
    • Language usage of women attorneys in the courtroom 

      Laseman, Jennifer L. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The courtroom has long been deemed a place where ’’men's language’’ thrives. It is my contention that there are many positive aspects to the use of "women's language" in the courtroom. In my thesis I will demonstrate the ...
    • Latinos Advancing Education 

      Díaz, Maricruz (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      The many reasons behind the decision of migrating from one country to another included the chance of obtaining greater opportunities with hope of a better life. Most importantly, my parents' decision to migrate from one ...
    • The law career option for business students 

      Strohmayer, Nicholas (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      A business major prepares students to find a job in a business related field (i.e. Management, Marketing, Operations, and Finance). However, an up and coming career option in business is the in-house legal department. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Leadership across nations 

      Plott, Christian (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      More and more industries are entering into a global economy, which opens the windows of possibilities but also brings new challenges. One such challenge is leaders being able to effectively lead such a diverse group of ...