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    • Magnetically driven piston engine 

      Holly, Kevin M., Jr. (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      In recent years combustion engines have come under fire for their harmful emissions. Their electrical counterparts however, generally put out less torque than combustion engines. This is mainly because combustion generates ...
    • 'Main Street' retail : suburban survival? 

      Thostenson, Rebecca (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Geneva is a small city in Illinois with a population of about ten thousand people, and it has a downtown area with several small businesses. Nearby this downtown area are several large shopping malls which are equally ...
    • Making Middle School Science Curriculum Lesson Plans More Culturally Relevant to Early Adolescent Ethnic Minorities 

      Grazutis, Ashley M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      The changing needs of our students, such as an increased knowledge of social justice and equity issues, are gaining importance in teacher training programs as world views of social norms are broadened to address the changing ...
    • Making Middle School Science Curriculum Lesson Plans More Culturally Relevant to Early Adolescent Ethnic Minorities 

      Grazutis, Ashley M., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      The changing needs of our students, such as an increased knowledge of social justice and equity issues, are gaining importance in teacher training programs as world views of social norms are broadened to address the changing ...
    • Making the Abstract Accessible: The Importance of Concrete Connections to Elementary Aged Student's Understanding of New Concepts 

      Basgall, Bonnie, L 1993- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      This paper is a case study about a second grade student that had high fluency, but low overall reading comprehension and looks to examine both where the comprehension breakdown was coming from and what could be done about ...
    • Making the Classroom More Student-Centered 

      Johnson, Alyssa R., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-02)
      The purpose of this thesis is to explore the role of behavior management techniques in the classroom and to determine if students learn best in a student-centered classroom or a teacher-centered classroom. This exploration ...
    • Man's terminal split 

      Engles, Mark A. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
    • Managerial Uses of Activity-Based Costing 

      Ritzke, Mandy (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      Product costs are a function of activities. Activity-based costing uses this theory to more accurately cost products. More companies are considering activitybased costing for their products. These companies have a lot of ...
    • Managing Earnings Through the Sale of Assets 

      Johnson, Spencer (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
    • Managing the outsourcing relationship : does management really know what they are getting into? 

      Petraitis, John (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      Outsourcing is the contracting out of some task to a vendor outside of the actual firm itself. It is now considered to be a world wide management tool for revitalizing and reestablishing a corporation. Outsourcing challenges ...
    • Manufacturing cost analysis: a generic methodology 

      Presley, Carolyn (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      The study undertaken at Siemens & Furnas Controls (SFC), located in Batavia, Illinois will be used to help determine profitability and viability of its oldest existing department or line of products. The department houses ...
    • Manufacturing Efficiency Improvements on High Variation Lines 

      Schultz, Molly J., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-05)
      Motorola Solutions Inc. is a manufacturer of high quality telecommunications equipment. Their newer facility in Elgin, IL builds and assembles portable and mobile radios. Given the high variation in product mix and demand, ...
    • Margins : their role in the regulatory debate between the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the Securities Exchange Commission 

      Wolatz, Amy E. (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      The Securities Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission are contending in Congress over the issue of which commission should have regulatory control over the stock index futures contracts. Margins ...
    • Marketing and Modernizing Reality Bytes Film Festival 

      McLaughlin, Megan C., 1997 (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-02)
      In an ever-changing world, it is important to be flexible and adjust to modern technology. Reality Bytes Film Festival had fallen behind in marketing due to a lack of presence on social media. During the Spring semester, ...
    • Marketing microfinance in the twentieth century : a market research report and independent study 

      Murtaugh, Mary M. (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      Market research is defined as a function that links a product to its market through the gathering of information. The information allows for the identification and definition of market driven opportunities and problems for ...
    • Materials management : Materials Requirement Planning and Just-In-Time 

      Shermulis, Joanne (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      It will be of great benefit to American manufacturing firms to study both of these systems [Materials Requirement Planning and Just-In-Time] to determine which of the two would better suit the needs of the firm. A comparison ...
    • Math anxiety : its causes, effects, and a program for its cure 

      Urosevich, Steven Christopher (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The aim of this project was to locate the major research dealing with math anxiety, and -based on the conclusions of this research, to develop a program dealing with math anxiety that can be implemented into a high school ...
    • Math in two cultures 

      Yochum, Sheila A. (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      My honors thesis consists of a videotape as well as written documentation of math classes in Australia and the United States. The purpose of this study was to compare the differences in teaching strategies and then to help ...
    • Mathematical Models of Biochemical Switch Networks 

      Mohr, Cassandra A., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-04)
      This project centers on mathematical applications to biochemistry. Specifically, the use of a dynamical system to model a special type of biochemical network and determine the effect of initial concentrations on the existence ...
    • Mating behaviors in parasitic wasps 

      Landek, Christine (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Mating behavior was examined in two species of parasitic wasps, Spalangia endius and Nasonia vitripennis. Contact, mounting, courting, and copulatory behavior were investigated for both species. Observations over reencounter ...