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    • Getting Started with TippyTalk EDU: An evidence-based manual for use of assistive communication mobile application 

      Cousins, Kylie E., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Individuals who are nonverbal do not have the freedom to communicate outside of the room they are in without the help of technology. Through apps like TippyTalk EDU, individuals with this need for communication freedom can ...
    • Surveying Research on the Teaching and Learning of Conceptual Understanding of Fraction Arithmetic 

      Abedrabo, Sabreen, 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      In the US, fractions are often taught in an incoherent way and fraction operations are taught without meaning. Reform efforts continue to try to improve this situation and many rich tools have been developed for teaching ...
    • Effecting Change in their Community: The Pilsen Neighbors Community Council and Teresa Fraga, 1970-1990 

      Skipor, Benjamin E., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      The purpose of my research was to find how the Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC) and Teresa Fraga were able to affect change within the Pilsen neighborhood located in the near Southwest Side of Chicago. This paper ...
    • Desire: A Look at Tennessee Williams 

      Hulett, Olivia J. (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      This is a 20-minute directing project exploring the usage of acting exercises to generate a better performance. Some methods involved include the teachings of: Konstantin Stanislavksi, Jacques Lecoq, Anne Bogart, and Peter ...
    • 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 ...
    • Project Icarus 

      Shanshal, Amro A., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Project Icarus is an autonomous surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) prototype designed to aid first responders by providing rapid aerial assessment of locations affected by disaster. Additionally, Project Icarus is ...
    • Analysis of State Unfunded Retirement Benefits in the United States 

      Los, Darian, 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      States have not been required to include underfunded pension liabilities on their financial statements until GASB No. 67 and No. 68 was issued in 2012. This means that citizens have not be getting all of information relating ...
    • Bidirectional Associations between Co-parenting and Adolescent Depressive Symptoms 

      Trempala, Jennifer I., 1993-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-10)
      The associations between how parents’ co-parenting influence adolescent’s mental health, and how adolescents’ mental health influences parent’s co-parenting are compared in this study. Participants were parents who had ...
    • Student Engagement Fund Narrative (Fall 2018) 

      Kingzette, Alexia M., 1998-- (2018-12-08)
      This is a narrative report of my attendance of the 52nd Annual Convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Washington, D.C. I attended and presented a poster with my faculty mentor Dr. David ...
    • Workflow Interruptions: Risk Factors and Outcomes in Nursing 

      Maniya, Chandaniben (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-08)
      Introduction: Workflow interruptions in nursing are defined as the disruption of a nursing task. Workflow interruptions are a common stressor in nurses’ work, leading to deviations in their focus that can result in medication ...
    • Dressember: Music for Social Change 

      Langer, Esther R., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Dressember: Music for Social Change was a recital held on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018, at the Northern Illinois University School of Music. The recital combined music with social justice, featuring all music by female ...
    • Wear of tools used in sheet metal stamping 

      Ortega-Perea, Rafael David (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Stamping is an operation that is widely used in the manufacturing industry to produce products in high volume and in a continuous cycle. This operation can be performed by pressing and drawing. The process of sheet metal ...
    • Creating Theatre: Historical Women's Stories for Here and Now 

      Ferree, Abby M. (2018-12-09)
      One of the most instinctual ideals of humanity is the necessity of sharing stories, past or fiction, to inform what we decide to do in the here and now. Storytelling is a part of all of us. It’s innate. As an actor, my ...
    • Reducing Stress and Anxiety in Nursing Students Using Music Therapy 

      DuVall, Teagan N., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
    • Relation Between Parents’ Goals and Early Adolescents’ Social Skills 

      Arms, Justin B., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      This project studied adolescent outcomes of different parent goals. Specifically, this project looks at whether parent centered goals and child centered goals are correlated with adolescent social skills. We broke down ...
    • Supporting Students with ADHD in the Classroom 

      Patinka, Alexandria, 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Students with ADHD often face academic challenges (Rawe, 2014). Researchers have examined ways in which various levels of assistive technology (AT) devices to help mediate some of these challenges. A selection of AT options ...
    • Performing Predictive Analytics using SAP Predictive Analytics 

      Redwinski, Michael D., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
    • Upgrading trend of Machinery in China’s export sophistication 

      Liu, Yue (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Previous studies have found that China is “special” in exporting highly sophisticated goods not comparable with its income level. In this article, we focus on whether China’s machinery is exceptional sophistication. We ...
    • SEF Final Report 

      Avila, Abril, 1990-- (2018-12-07)
    • Does Choral Singing Improve Word Finding? Student Engagement Fund Final Narrative Report 

      Lusung, Junilane C., 1997-- (2018)
      The goal of my research project was to provide quantitative data supporting the hypothesis that choir participation may support functional communication in individuals with acquired neurogenic communication disorders. ...