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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adolescent health care 

      Galitz, Mary (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      In recent years, the incidence of teenage pregnancy has increased significantly (Weinman and Nenney, 1984). As health professionals, it is important for nurses to assess and understand the needs of the adolescents and ...
    • Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards: Analysis of Effects and Risks and What Has Been done to Mitigate the Risks 

      Nguyen, Thanh (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      This research project was conducted to gain more insights on the fact that even though the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) have taken significant steps ...
    • Advertising: A View from Around the Globe 

      Cario, Kelsey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Through research and direct observation I have written this capstone to portray the differences in advertising around the world. In an effort to exemplify marketing strategy and promotion this thesis focuses on a myriad ...
    • Advocating for Justice: The role of U.S. policy & non-profit organizations in ending child sex trafficking 

      Sandlund, Jessica M. 1990-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Child sex trafficking is a form of human trafficking pervasive throughout the world. Nearly one million children are used as modern day slaves in the sex trafficking industry at any given time (International Labour ...
    • Aesthetic response to literature : literature circles and response activities 

      Mazurek, Jamie Lynn (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      Aesthetic response to literature is a crucial goal of reading at any grade level. Through literature circles and response activities, students can begin to develop the necessary skills needed to create aesthetic reading ...
    • The affect of age on self report measures of quality of life 

      Murphy, Amanda (Student of allied health and communicative disorders) (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Aim: The following study aimed to understand how age influences self-report measures of quality-of-life. Ultimately, this will help interpret quality-of-life measures in younger and older adults. It will also clarify the ...
    • The African roots of contemporary music and dance in Cuba 

      Kadner, Pamela D. (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      This paper will provide the reader with an overview of popular Cuban music and dance forms as well as an understanding of how the island’s history of cultural diversity has empowered its music to become an influential ...
    • Agriculture in Ancient Ugarit and the Old Testament 

      Thompson, David Alan (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine agriculture as it is found in the literatures of Ugarit and early Israel. Much work has been done in the field of Ugaritic and Old Testament studies which attempts to draw parallels ...
    • Aircraft design 

      Beckendorf, Alexander (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      This project was conducted with the sole intention of creating an aircraft to compete in the Society of Automotive and Aerospace Engineers (SAE) Aero Design Series open class competition in Marietta, Georgia. Beginning in ...
    • 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 ...
    • The American Heart Association 

      Schwartz, Patricia M. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The American Heart Association is a not-for-profit, voluntary organization, supported by private contributions, whose mission is to reduce early death and disability from heart disease and related disorders. These diseases ...
    • American history through music 

      Caracheo, Sara (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      American History Through Music is a compilation of American folk songs and brief historical summaries dating from this country's inception to the early 1988's. It is designed to be used educationally in various ways. It ...
    • American Woodhenge: Archaeoastronomy at Cahokia 

      Thomas, Mary (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
      This paper examines the post-circle monuments at Cahokia for astronomical alignments other than the already well-established solar alignments. Using data from previous studies and photographs taken at Cahokia, the woodhenge ...