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    • Does performing APT-II in a non-brain-damaged individual lead to significant changes in attention and memory skills compared to an individual with mild cognitive impairment? 

      Allen, Audrey (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      This project proposes to examine the quantitative and qualitative effects of Attention Process Training-II, a cognitive treatment program for attention, on a non-brain-damaged individual compared to an individual with mild ...
    • Don't Sign Anything and Other Advice for Volunteering Abroad 

      Gardner, Kyla (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The process of writing my memoir began with brainstorming. I created mind maps - the webbed charts of bubbles of related ideas - furiously, trying to get as much from my experience down on paper, as many ideas and memories ...
    • Double Duty: An Improv Experience 

      Harvey, Leah M., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-04-29)
      Double Duty: An Improv Experience was an ISPAR Grant supported project that aimed to create a new performance medium in which improve jazz musicians and improv actors collaborate in one cohesive form. The rehearsals began ...
    • Down South, Up North's business plan 

      McGary, Necole S. (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The following is the business plan for my new restaurant, "Down South, Up North." This restaurant will serve the DeKalb and Sycamore community, not only as a restaurant but as a breeding ground and/or stepping stone for ...
    • Dreams for sale 

      Fogel, Kathleen S. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The goal of the work of art is the production of a cohesive object that becomes a significant form by succeeding in its development of an ideological thought. The concern chosen dwells in the arena of psychological ...
    • 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 ...
    • Drone-Enabled Sensing and Monitoring of Tree Canopies 

      Brudi, Peyton L., 1997--; Byrnes, John; Wohler, Paul (Northern Illinois University, 2020-05-03)
      This multi-phase project was proposed as a senior design project for the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Northern Illinois University by The Morton Arboretum, which is located in Lisle, IL. The ...
    • Dungeons and Dragons and Data: The Demographics of Players and Their Impact on Character Creation and Game Play 

      Trygstad, Maegan L., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-05-04)
      Research on the demographics of Dungeons and Dragons players and the influence on character creation has been sparse. The current study focused on collecting demographic data on a large scale and collect information ...
    • The Dynamics of Mergers of Equals in the Banking Industry 

      Goodman, Kimberly (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      Merger activity had dramatically increased in the banking industry during the 1990s. In the last few years, many of these mergers have been announced as a "merger of equals." However, many studies have suggested that mergers ...
    • Dynamics over time pursuing business values using the Internet 

      Feher, Annamaria (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The most recent known surveys of companies related to Internet use were conducted in 1995: the September issue of PC Week reported a poll of 100 corporate sites. The major focus of that work was current usage of Internet ...
    • Early Adoption of Financial Accounting Standard Board's Statements 

      Kuhrt, Corinne L. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The purpose surrounding the basis of this research paper are to try and identify possible reasons for companies to adopt Financial Accounting Standard Board Statement prior to the requirement date. The scope limitation of ...
    • Econometric techniques applied to the relationship between education and GNP 

      Sly, Diane S. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The goal of this paper was to study the role of government expenditures on education. Data gathered on states’ GNP and their educational budgets were statistically analyzed. Laboratory work, in the analysis of the data, ...
    • Economic forecasting 

      Stevens, Peter D. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      There are two basic approaches to forecasting: model building and time data analysis. Model building, the more complex of the two, takes basic economic relationships and develops a simple model for the data. The simple ...
    • The Economic Impact of Cash-for-Clunkers 

      Gorup, Andrew J. (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      The Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) program, more commonly referred to as "Cash-for-Clunkers", was created to stimulate the economy and to have more fuel-efficient cars on our nation's roadways. In the summer ...
    • Economic, political, and social effects of man-induced environmental disasters 

      Simmons, Shannon N. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Environmental mishaps are not uncommon. But the negative consequences of them can be great; consider such recent disasters as Chernobyl, the Exxon Valdez, and Hurricane Andrew. In such cases, the story is all over the news. ...
    • The economics of investing : risk-aversion and retirement decisions 

      Isbaner, Justine (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      This thesis is a study of the impact that risk-aversion has on individual retirement investment decisions. The first portion of the work details the decline in Social Security and pensions plan payments over recent years. ...
    • Education, liberation, and freedom from the known : the philosophy of J. Krishnamurti 

      Lundstrom, Donna (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      In studying the philosophy of J. Krishnamurti, I will be focusing on his ideas on education. Krishnamurti insists on educating without fear, without authority, and without competition. He suggests that, rather than a ...
    • Education, memory, and solidarity : the effect of advancements in music delivery and sharing on the role of 20th and 21st century protest music 

      Anians, Dave (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      This paper works to answer the question of how advances in the technology of music delivery and sharing (such as radio, records, the internet) affect the role of music in American social movements. This is done first by ...
    • An educator's evaluation of quality reading resources for parents and teachers 

      McGregory, Barbara C. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      There are many children in this country who are learning to read or need help with reading. Parents are unsure where to look for quality resources on the subject of reading. It would be of great benefit for teachers, as ...
    • The effect of agents on HIV1-LTR 

      Mullins, Anthony (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      The goal of these experiments is to determine the relative effects of various agents (Ptpt dinucleotide, lutein, and vitamin C) on the activity of long terminal repeat (LTR) in HIV 1 infected cells (HIV LTR) in both control ...