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    • A longitudinal study of discourse abilities 

      Rustman, Cathleen Jouppi (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      In an exploration of increasing discourse abilities in elementary school children, samples of two boys' conversation with a familiar adult were examined. The samples were taken at the school levels of kindergarten, second ...
    • Longitudinally polarized momentum waves - an expose 

      Dodda, Sudeep Reddy (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Robert Zimmerman of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center at Arecibo, Puerto Rico has reported on the discovery of a new longitudinally polarized electromagnetic wave predicated on Vector Potential only. In essence, ...
    • Look at the opportunities in corporate communications 

      Rose, Janet (Student of communication) (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The purpose of my brochure is to inform students majoring in corporate communications about the latest trends, different areas of specialty and job prospects in the area. I also want to present some of the options I've ...
    • A look at the training of guide dogs and the freedom they provide their blind partners 

      Dietz, Sarah (Student of education) (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      In the United States there are approximately 14 million people with a visual impairment. There are several options for people with a visual impairment to use to increase their mobility. Dog guides can be one such mobility ...
    • A look into the new diabetes criteria 

      Kinsley, Jenny (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      Diabetes Mellitus, a metabolic disorder of hyperglycemia affecting over 16 million people in the U.S., can result in long-term complications if not diagnosed and properly treated early. Diagnostic criteria were originally ...
    • Looking Ahead to Ethics 2015: Or Why I Still do not Get the ABA Model Conflict of Interest Rules 

      Flamm, Richard E. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1999-12)
      Ideas about what constitutes ethical conduct--and, more specifically, about what the law governing lawyers should be--would appear to be in a perpetual state of flux. Whether because of perceived problems with existing ...
    • Looking for Macro Factors: Testing Fama-French’s Five-Factor Model and Adding Macroeconomic Data 

      Buttron, Yvonne C., 1982-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      This research project was to utilize the capital asset pricing model on the Dow Jones Industrial Average constituents over a ten-year period against the S&P 500 as a substitute for the market. Upon these findings, Fama-French’s ...
    • Looking into the energy future of developing nations (a case for nuclear technology) 

      Nwaiwu, Sebastine (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      The energy poverty being witnessed in many developing countries and the fear of a deteriorating environment are some of the factors driving the nuclear renaissance. Over the years, global energy demand has continued to ...
    • A Lopez Legacy?: The Federalism Debate Renewed, But Not Resolved 

      Ellis, Debbie (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1996-11)
      This casenote examines the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in United States v. Lopez, in which the Court struck down a Congressional enactment under the Commerce Clause for the first time in modern history. The note traces ...
    • Loss of Mnemic Neglect Among Socially Anxious Individuals 

      Zengel, Bettina; Skowronski, John Joseph; Valentiner, David P.; Sedikides, Constantine (Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 2015-04)
      The relation between social anxiety and memory for self-threatening information was investigated in the context of the mnemic neglect paradigm (Sedikides & Green, 2000). It was hypothesized that those high in social anxiety ...
    • Lossless video compression 

      Eker, Ahmet (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      The objective of this study is to evaluate the compression performance of several variations of the JPEG-LS compression algorithm for video sequence compression, when interframe predictions are employed in addition to the ...
    • Lost ESI Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2017)
      In 2006, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 37(e) came into effect, declaring that lost electronically stored information (ESI) could not prompt “sanctions … on a party” absent “exceptional circumstances.” Sanctions ...
    • Lost in cyberspace : language and structure in Web sites 

      Celaric, Emily (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
    • Lost in Language Structure: Adolescent Binge Drinking is Associated with Disruptions in Deep Cohesion 

      Moscinski, Makenna R., 1992-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Previous research has supported an association between binge drinking patterns of alcohol consumption in adolescence and hippocampal function (Parada et al., 2011). Other research has shown that the level of cohesion in ...
    • Lost in the interpretation : the American idea in Horace M. Kallen's cultural pluralism 

      O'Neill, Linda (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      For over six decades, social philosopher Horace Meyer Fallen (1882-1974) developed two interrelated concepts, cultural pluralism and the American Idea. Cultural pluralism as a philosophy that grants paramount value to ...
    • Lost in Translation: Persons with Limited English Proficiency and Police Interaction in the United States 

      Coppersmith, Anastasia (2018-11)
      This article explores United States jurisprudence of the constitutionality of language rights as it correlates to communications between law enforcement officials and non-English speaking persons in emergency situations. ...
    • Lost opportunities for emergent literacy development: A comparison of the literacy environments in subsidized and non-subsidized child-care centers 

      Kallenbach, Julie Tucker (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      Many children from poverty enter kindergarten lacking the skills needed for learning to read. These children often have had less exposure to rich oral language, books, and background experiences, factors that contribute ...
    • Lost Paternity in the Culture of Motherhood 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2007)
      In her recent Columbia Law Review article, "Infant Safe Haven Laws: Legislating in the Culture of Life," Professor Carol Sanger shows that American safe haven laws, viewed within a larger political culture, promote the ...
    • The Lot test and school-age children 

      Behnke, Charles R. (Northern Illinois University, 1973)
      The purpose of the present study was to determine: 1) if the difficulty of the LOT Test is beyond the ability of children in the eight to ten year old age group. 2) if the LOT will misclassify youngsters in this age range ...
    • Love and death in Thomas Carew 

      Anderson, Patricia Johnson (Northern Illinois University, 1967)
      This paper is a re-examination of Thomas Carew through his treatment of the important themes of love and death. It places him in the context of his time in his use of traditional images and forms, and then attempts to show ...