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    • Language impairments and their affect on literacy 

      Savoie, Christina (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      Language impairments can have a profound impact on future reading skills. When detected early, intervention from speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and reading teachers, can lessen the severity of literacy impairments. ...
    • Language usage of women attorneys in the courtroom 

      Laseman, Jennifer L. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The courtroom has long been deemed a place where ’’men's language’’ thrives. It is my contention that there are many positive aspects to the use of "women's language" in the courtroom. In my thesis I will demonstrate the ...
    • Latinos Advancing Education 

      Díaz, Maricruz (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      The many reasons behind the decision of migrating from one country to another included the chance of obtaining greater opportunities with hope of a better life. Most importantly, my parents' decision to migrate from one ...
    • The law career option for business students 

      Strohmayer, Nicholas (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      A business major prepares students to find a job in a business related field (i.e. Management, Marketing, Operations, and Finance). However, an up and coming career option in business is the in-house legal department. ...
    • LCS training manual 

      Hasenwinkel, Paul (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      WELCOME to the circulation desk at Founder's Memorial Library! Congratulations on your new job--it can be very enjoyable, and it probably will be after you are comfortable with all of the tasks which you will be responsible ...
    • Leadership across nations 

      Plott, Christian (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      More and more industries are entering into a global economy, which opens the windows of possibilities but also brings new challenges. One such challenge is leaders being able to effectively lead such a diverse group of ...
    • Learning how to learn : a phenomenological investigation of the essential structures of learning 

      Wendorff, Julie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      This paper is a philosophical investigation of the process of learning. The analysis of learning is a phenomenological one, using the science of essential structures of consciousness as a foundation for addressing the topic ...
    • Learning through leisure recreation program for children who are visually impaired and blind 

      Koepfinger, Le Roy Richard, Jr. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      The student developed, directed, and coordinated a summer recreation program with the help of his supervisor at The Foundation for Blind Children in Scottsdale, Arizona; the responsibility of the coordinator was to design ...
    • Learning to manipulate data structures in PL/I 

      Thorsen, Eileen A. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      In my independent study proposal, I stated that my project objectives were to learn to program in the language of PL/I and to manipulate data structures (including lists, binary trees, and stacks) in PL/I. These objectives ...
    • Leaving on a deregulated jet plane, maybe 

      Dick, Mary Ann (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      In the past few years, there have been major changes in the airline industry. These changes have come about because of the deregulation act of 1978. The industry had been regulated almost since its inception. In 1938 the ...
    • Legal liability : an epidemic plaguing the accounting profession 

      Graham, James M. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      Currently, accounting firms have become the target of the investors and creditors of failing or bankrupt companies. Under the legal doctrine of joint and several liability, auditors are being brought to court not because ...
    • A lesson in sustainability 

      Kozial, Kristin L. (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      The purpose of this capstone is to design a prototype for a fast food restaurant, like McDonald’s, which uses Green Design and that serves as a tool for educating the public on sustainability. The idea of sustainability ...
    • Lessons Learned From the Credit Crisis 

      Gantenbein, Holly (Northern Illinois University, 2009)
      The credit crisis that has consumed the U.S. for the past two years has offered many different lessons to many types of people, This paper discusses the start of the crisis, the lessons learned from it and behavioral changes ...
    • Leveraged Buyouts: Why Are They So Popular? 

      Christensen, Susan L. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
    • Life from the perception of the adolescent 

      Black, Shatoya (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      I chose the title “From the eyes of the adolescent” to challenge individuals to look at the world the adolescents point of view. Adolescents face pressures; changes and the expectation of having to meet everyone demands ...
    • Life through rose colored glasses 

      Brown, Wendy (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The senses of an entering freshman college student are immediately bombarded with various confusing stimuli. It is a difficult process to search through all of this new information to find that which would interest the ...
    • lIIocutionary force of infant's representational gestures : a review of the research 

      Bunner, Cyndey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Teaching infants to use representational gestures has become popular because their use has been linked with vocabulary acquisition. It is also known that infants use gestures for different purposes, or communicative intents. ...
    • lIIocutionary Force of Infant's Representational Gestures: A Review of the Research 

      Bunner, Cydney (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Teaching infants to use representational gestures has become popular because their use has been linked with vocabulary acquisition. It is also known that infants use gestures for different purposes, or communicative intents. ...
    • Limited Liability Companies 

      Buckley, Cindy (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      In summary, a new business form combining corporate limited liability and partnership pass-through taxation is well on its way to becoming the preferred form for conducting business. The new limited liability company ...
    • Linguistic Gains During Short-Term Study Abroad: Examining the Role of Initial Proficiency 

      Fermin, Luna (Northern Illinois University, 5-05-17)
      The focus of this project is to determine whether or not second-language learners make significant linguistic gains during short-term study abroad programs. Today we see a ton of study-abroad programs, specifically short-term ...