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    • Maximizing generalization in severe aphasia : script reading versus scenario training 

      Berg, Valerie (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The purpose of this study was to compare two treatment protocols, script reading (Holland, 2010) versus a novel intervention protocol, scenario training, for an individual with severe aphasia. A single-subject, ...
    • Maximizing Generalization in Severe Aphasia: Script Reading versus Scenario Training 

      Berg, Valerie (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
    • Mayers Tap, Inc. Designing a Cost System 

      LeFevre, Robert J., Jr. (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      Increased foreign competition, automation, and deregulation have caused American companies to question the efficiency of their cost accounting systems. The Cost accounting topic receiving the most attention is allocation ...
    • Measuring the Costs of Quality 

      Machnik, Susan L. (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      Familiarity with quality loss reduction models and methods should be a priority for many U.S. manufacturers because costs of quality represent a significant percentage of total sales each year. This thesis provides an ...
    • Measuring the Level of Integration within an Organization 

      King, Sandra A. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
    • Media mix 

      DeSalvo, Linda M. (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      This thesis is an examination of how the United States’ media portrays tragic events and violence to society. Its purpose is to compare the portrayal of the media’s images and news stories and contrast it to how the media ...
    • The Media's Effect on Women's Body Image Satisfaction 

      DenBraven, Rebecca L. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This study employed a repeated measures t-test to evaluate the effect of exposure to media images of models on women's body image satisfaction. Forty college women participated in the study. Their body image satisfaction ...
    • Mediator, merchant, and planter : the hybrid ruling class of Union County, South Carolina in the early republic 

      Eisele, Len (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Sims from the years 1784 to 1820. I divided my project into three sections: Firstly, I examine the different characteristics of the Low County planter, the Up country yeoman farmer, and how the Sims family fit into the ...
    • The megalith builders of Great Britain : one culture or one belief 

      Conerly, Jason (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      On a recent visit to Western Europe I had the chance to observe a number of Neolithic sites such as, Stonehenge, Avebury, Salisbury Hill, Newgrange, etc.. I noticed there were parallels which could be drawn between their ...
    • Melvil Dewey and the Dewey Decimal Classification System 

      Pauley, Gina (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      Melvil Dewey had a great influence on the way libraries classify books. Much research and planning was involved with his Dewey Decimal Classification System. Most school libraries today still use his classification system. ...
    • Member background: implications for incivility in the U.S. Congress 

      Arvayo, Aimee C., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      Politicians often receive criticism regarding their uncivil conduct as elected officials. There is no exception for members of the U.S. Congress. Instances in which elected officials act inappropriately while performing ...
    • Mental Health of Children with Chronic Illness 

      Hoster, Courtney B., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-11)
      The purpose of this literature review is to examine the current trends in research surrounding pediatric physical chronic illness and mental health outcomes. The rate of children in the United States living with a chronic ...
    • Mental Illness in the Black Community 

      Odei, Lordina A., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-02)
      The purpose of this project is to discuss why the stigma of mental illness is still prominent in the black community and who in the black community is at risk. Vulnerable populations are severely affected by mental illness, ...
    • Merger Activity in the Pharmaceutical Industry 

      Bednarczyk, Dorota (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      Merger activity in the pharmaceutical industry has increased considerably over the last five years. Moreover, current literature suggests that tender offers have higher announcement period returns for bidders and cash ...
    • Mergers & Acquisitions: Returns in Deals from 2007-2008 

      Gordon, Dylan T. (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      This paper analyzes various three day returns for companies involved in the announcement of a merger or acquisition between January 2007 and December 2008. The study finds that bidders generally have zero or slightly ...
    • Metaphor and metonym as legend in experience : magic does make our world work 

      Elliott, Megan Rachael (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      When Sir James Frazer unraveled the intricacies of magic in the early twentieth century/ he defined the sympathetic processes of contagion and homeopathy in magical acts. Almost contemporaneously, Lucien Levy-Bruhl analyzed ...
    • Methods for teaching children with autism 

      Gerdes, Maggie R. (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      Autism is a developmental disorder that affects many children. Its causes are unknown. The focus of this paper will be providing a brief history of autism, diagnosing autism, and comparing and contrasting four intervention ...
    • Metrics to Measure Website Effectiveness 

      Weissenburger, Andrew (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      This paper seeks to improve websites by analyzing the relationship between measurable elements of a website and the number of page views. The effectiveness of a website is the ability to drive interest in the content ...
    • Mexico : the political consequences of economic restructuring 

      Reyes, Mark (Student of political science) (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The 1988 Mexican elections appeared to signal a transition in Mexican politics away from one party rule and toward and open system. This thesis attempts to identify the underlying economic causes of this trend and its ...
    • Microcomputers - a beginning 

      Houtakker, Bradley (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The following is a basic summary of the commands needed to execute FORTRAN programs on a personal computer (PC). A few basic DOS commands are covered along with the basics to Wordstar. There is a sample program to illustrate ...