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    • Work with an expert system 

      Hahn, Allison (Student of computer science) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      For my Capstone, I assisted Computer Science Instructor Kathi Davis with her implementation of an expert system to translate a conventional file system into a commercial database system. The main purpose of her expert ...
    • The changing perception of woman's role in society : a study (1974-1978) 

      Grange, David P. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      There can be no doubt that, in our society today, women have been working hard to advance and better their situation in the home, in the schools, and in the workplace. As early as 1647, Margaret Brent went before the ...
    • Ergonomics and productivity : a study of an office employee's relationship with his or her physical surroundings 

      Durnberger, Nancy (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following report presents a discussion on some of the various elements an office manager can classify as ergonomic factors. When considering the office as a sum of its various parts, each aspect may seem relatively ...
    • Safety for motorcyclists : ADAC motorcycle safety training instructor's guide 

      Rubinson, Steven (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      A translation from German to English.
    • Assessing the mass media's handling of religious and moral issues 

      Killam, Jim, 1963- (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      This report will examine criticism of the media from the political right and the religious right to determine, first, whether the criticisms are valid and, if they are, to suggest methods of improvement in covering religious ...
    • The International Debt Crisis: Where the U.S. Stands 

      Morris, Judith (Student of finance) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Family treatment: an alternative approach to speech and language therapy 

      Schmitz, Carolyn (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Before the early 1970's, special education did not recognize the importance of parents in the education of handicapped children. In fact, they were seen more of a hindrance to the educational process rather than of a help. ...
    • Analysis of creep-carburization-oxidation test data on inconel 625 and pyrolytic graphite, including pertinent background studies 

      Bronski, Catherine A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      This semester I was chosen by the Argonne National Laboratory Center for Educational Affairs as a participant in their Undergraduate Research Participation Program. For my semester project, I was assigned to the Safety ...
    • An efficient preparation of substituted cinnamaldehydes and heterocyclic acroleins 

      Hrouda, Robert J. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      ... it was undertaken to devise an efficient preparation of substituted cinnamaldehydes and heterocyclic compounds by adapting work done earlier in the Spangler laboratory on conjugated and nonconjugated substituted dienals ...
    • Sensory aids for the profoundly hearing-impaired : a comparison 

      Olsen, Laurel (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following paper is concerned with the devices and procedures that might prove useful to the profoundly hearing-impaired in overcoming the devastating affects that such a sensory loss has on language and communication. ...
    • The Monte Carlo method : an alternative method of numerical integration 

      Haas, Karen A. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      In the world of mathematics, one of the more fundamental ideas that exists is the idea of a function, mathematically described as a correspondence that associates with each element x, of a set S, a unique element y, of a ...
    • A reaffirmation of faith 

      Sullivan, Mary (Student of English) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Some things are like riding a bicycle; once you acquire the talent you rarely need to practice it. Other things, like teaching, are more difficult skills to master. They require a considerable amount of practice and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Equating and inquiring music 

      Brandt, Juliet (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      The following hypothesis was observed during the course of this study: Assuming you have a thirteen year old violin student who has had five years of private study, using a major work from the standard violin literature, ...
    • The assignment problem 

      Ferrara, Diane (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      In everyday life, and especially in business, situations arise which involve trying to gain the maximum profit for work, or trying to minimize loss. If each of us would investigate linear programming procedures, we could ...
    • Becoming more responsible for your actions : a study on sexual responsibility 

      Chambers, Julie (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      For my independent study, I chose to survey the women in the Northern Illinois University Residence Hall System. I was assessing their level of sexual responsibility through the use of a pre- and post-term survey. The ...
    • A comparative study of the city governments of DeKalb and Rochelle 

      Coakley, John (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      When comparing the Illinois cities of Dekalb and Rochelle, some differences are found. The more obvious differences of size, demographics of citizenry and location are not the only ones which exist. The cities also have ...
    • Crisis in the American courts: Greylord and the destruction of fiduciary bonds between the justice system and society 

      Weber, Christopher J. (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      While it is commonly accepted and agreed upon that judges ought not to be partial, which (for reasons which will be discussed later) in the case of the judge necessarily implies corrupt, very seldom is there a reason given ...