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    • The Effect of Audience Type on Written Argumentation 

      Gibson, Chelsey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Many students have difficulty constructing a quality written argument, especially when they must consider an audience. The difficulty may be that they do not possess an adequate schema for constructing an argument. In this ...
    • The Effect of Black Teachers in the Elementary School 

      Bowlin, Evadne N., 1998-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12)
      There are many ways black teachers affect elementary schools. The influence of a black teacher is mainly on black students, but also white students, colleagues, and administrators. Black teachers help to enhance cultural ...
    • The Effect of ESOPs in Banking 

      Garcia, Maria T. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      My thesis focuses on the agency theory, but more specifically on the effect of employee ownership in banking. The agency theory states that top management is less willing to take large risks if they own stock in the company. ...
    • The effect of fetal ethanol exposure on postnatal pituitary growth hormone content and circulating growth hormone levels 

      Salinas, Jose Fidencio (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      This experiment examines the effect of feeding an ethanol diet to pregnant rats on their offspring. Ethanol has been found to retard fetal growth and alter the synthesis and release of a number of growth factors both in ...
    • The effect of mastoparan on pancreatic secretion 

      Belani, Rajesh (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      Cell secretion was studied using secretory granules and plasma membrane isolated for the pancreas. The exocytotic step in secretion is thought to involve the activation of electrolyte transport and the fusion of secretory ...
    • The effect of phospholipase on membrane transport 

      Thumme, Robert (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      This project studied the effect of membrane lipid metabolism on electrolyte transport in rat pancreatic secretory vesicles. The influence of phospholipase A2 and fatty acids on Cl" transport was characterized by the technique ...
    • The effect of reading rates on listeners' perceptions of personality 

      Salvesen, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      The purpose of this study was to determine how listeners judge various personality characteristics of a speaker based upon their perception of reading rate. The relationship between reading rate and personality judgments ...
    • The effect of RNA2 mutation DR7 on recombination of Brome mosaic virus RNA3 

      Schnizlein, Matthew K., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Brome mosaic virus (BMV) is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus that infects plants throughout the world, including barley, tobacco, and wheat. Although this virus is not known for its ability to cause widespread ...
    • The effect of stuttered speech on perceptions of job performance 

      Lakier, Donna (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether identifying a speaker as a person who stutters influences a listener's perception about an individual's ability to perform a job. Forty- four male and female subjects ...
    • The effect of temperatures above 37°C on collagen denaturation in a physiological environment 

      Pushee, Leann (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      Currently, no published study exists examining the effect of raised temperatures on Type 1 collagen fibril denaturation in a physiological environment. This study hypothesizes that some proportion of collagen in a physiological ...
    • The effect of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on itemized deductions 

      Fine, Aarin (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      On October 22, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The act is a historical document that makes the most sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code since its inception in 1913. In ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effective instruction for limited english proficiency students in the mainstream classroom 

      Wykes, Bonita (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      The percentage of Limited English proficiency Students in American elementary schools is rapidly increasing. [Some] districts deal with this Challenge with a variety of programs but the ultimate goal is the mainstreaming ...
    • Effective reading strategies for the diverse classroom 

      Myburgh, Susanna E. (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The purpose of this research paper was to explore different types of comprehension reading strategies and their effectiveness in a classroom filled with diverse learners. Current research from educators and researchers in ...
    • Effective transition supports for students with Autism in the general education classroom 

      Alperin, Taylor (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      More and more often, students with special needs, such as those with Autism, are being included into the general education classroom (Harrower & Dunlap, 2001). The problem to be solved is that often general education ...
    • Effectiveness of Gluteal Muscle Strengthening in Patients with Hip Osteoarthritis 

      Idowu, Patrick (Northern Illinois University, 2017-12-08)
      Providing gluteal strengthening for people hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a widely used treatment approach. One of the most common deficits affecting hip OA identified by physical therapist is the weakness in the gluteal ...
    • The effects of a graded exercise session on creatine kinase (CK) blood levels in the older adult 

      Sefton, Rebecca J. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      The purpose of this project was to examine the effect of a one-time graded exercise session on creatine kinase (CK) levels in the older adult. The goal was to determine the level of exercise intensity which maximally ...
    • The Effects of a Serious Game on Learning 

      Timmins, Gary (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      This study tested the hypothesis that video game attributes (e.g., points, competition, pedagogical agents) affect learning and engagement in a computerized learning environment. Thirty-two undergraduate psychology students ...
    • Effects of abortion restrictions on abortion rates 

      Muffie, Christopher (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Many states restrict the access of minors to abortion services and implement restrictions that make abortions more difficult for women to obtain. The purpose of this paper is to show that these state restrictions do have ...
    • Effects of an Art Program on Language Expression in Dementia 

      Haduch, Megan M.,1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      Dementia is an umbrella term for a number of neurodegenerative processes affecting multiple aspects of an individual’s life and significantly impacting cognitive skills, including memory, attention, and executive function ...