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    • Paleoecological significance of dominance relationships in silicoflagellates occurring in sub-Atlantic/Antarctic sediment cores 

      Frank, David R. (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The silicoflagellate genera Dictyocha and Distephanus are often used to determine paleotemperatures because the ratio of warm water organisms to cold water organisms is an indicator of paleo-oceanographic temperatures. In ...
    • Paradise Lost : a feature film for animation 

      Wolford, Gregory (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      A screenplay
    • Paranormal Investigators 

      Crooke, Sarah (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      "Paranormal Investigators" follows the lives of a team of four people, Dylan, Marx, Evelene, and Shelly. They go wherever they are needed, fighting the things that go bump in the night. When Dylan gets a call from his ...
    • Parent and Educator Definitions of Parent Involvement and Engaged Activities 

      Kivikoski, Ashley N., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-05-04)
      Parental involvement in education is mandated by law (i.e., NCLB, IDEA) and it is the educators’ responsibility to reach out and include parents in the education of their child(ren). To date, there is little available ...
    • Parent teacher communication 

      Silbergleid, Mindy (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      Research suggests that parental involvement in the educational system fosters intellectual and emotional growth in children. Parents, however, often feel threatened by the educational system; consequently, they do not play ...
    • The parliamentary debates and controversy surrounding Oliver Cromwell's statue : England's shifting sentiments toward Cromwell's reputation 1658-1900 

      Boelk, Jeffrey L. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      With his death on 3 September 1658, Oliver Cromwell’s reputation began a stormy journey. During the Restoration, it reached its nadir, but slowly rose with political, economic, and social changes in the eighteenth and ...
    • Paul Volcker's monetary policy in retrospect 

      Pisut, Michelle C. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      Monetary policy is a key factor in determining the course of economic history. Paul Volcker, who held the office of Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board from 1979-1987, left his mark by adamantly fighting inflation ...
    • PCR and cloning : a lab manual 

      Mason, Katherine (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      This lab manual will give students an introduction to some basic laboratory procedures used in PCR and cloning. Standard lab protocols often assume the technician already knows certain basic lab techniques. This manual ...
    • PCR, Its Development & Application to my Research 

      Ulaszek, Ryan (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
    • PCR, its development & application to my research 

      Ulaszek, Ryan (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      This semester I have been involved in ligation of L3, a gene in the La France virus, into the PgemT vector system as well as transfecting Ecoli with our ligated vector. This entire process involves creating a cDNA copy of ...
    • PD, PI, and PID controller designing software using MATLAB 

      Mathis, Bradely S. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      The main purpose of this project is the design and programming of software which designs PD, PI and PID controllers for a plant transfer function, given a user specified desired output phase margin and error H9constant as ...
    • Pedagogical implications of children's thoughts on the concept of citizenship 

      Clarke, Jennifer (Student of education) (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      A year ago, my advisor and I collected data from various preservice teachers, myself included, on the concept of citizenship. We examined elementary students' knowledge about the concept of citizenship through interviews ...
    • Penguin Players 

      Latimer, Morgan (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      The Penguin Project is a group that originated in Peoria, Illinois six years ago. The program offers children, ages 10 to 22, with various disabilities the opportunity to perform in a musical. These children, referred to ...
    • Percentage of Women in State Legislatures Effects on K-12 Per Pupil Expenditures 

      Zdunek, Alexandra (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-03)
      This research attempts to answer: Does percentage of women in state legislature’s effect K-12 per pupil expenditures? The research was performed using data from 2009 to 2013. Using the each State Legislature’s make-up from ...
    • The perceptions of personality as a function of speaking rate 

      Braley, Jessica (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The purpose of this study was to determine how listeners judge various attributes of a speaker based upon their perception of the speaker's speaking rate. The characteristics of interest included: intelligence, competence, ...
    • The perceptions of personality as a function of speaking rate 

      Braley, Jessica (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The purpose of this study was to determine how listeners judge various attributes of a speaker based upon their perception of the speaker's speaking rate. The characteristics of interest included: intelligence, competence, ...
    • Performance characteristics of high-school age wheelchair athletes 

      Kosiba, Timothy P. (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Wheelchair athletics have become increasingly popular for individuals with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI&D). Although popularity has increased, there is limited research in the development of specialized exercise ...
    • Performance dashboards in the United States government 

      Barnas, Devin (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      In this paper, I examine the usage and effectiveness of performance dashboards within United States Government agencies. I gather initial research on performance dashboards used within for-profit entities as well as ...
    • Performance in Morphological Awareness: Children with Language Learning Disabilities versus Typical Language 

      DeVlieger, M.L. (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Purpose: Currently, assessment methods used to identify strengths or weaknesses in morphological awareness—a skill necessary for academic success—vary widely in style and manner of administration. Only one norm-referenced ...
    • Performing Predictive Analytics using SAP Predictive Analytics 

      Redwinski, Michael D., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)