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    • Performance in Morphological Awareness: Children with Language Learning Disabilities versus Typical Language 

      DeVlieger, M.L. (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Purpose: Currently, assessment methods used to identify strengths or weaknesses in morphological awareness—a skill necessary for academic success—vary widely in style and manner of administration. Only one norm-referenced ...
    • Performing Predictive Analytics using SAP Predictive Analytics 

      Redwinski, Michael D., 1996-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
    • Personal training as a career 

      McIntyre, Kristi (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The purpose of the project was to research the many aspects of personal training and gain knowledge and understanding of these aspects to help benefit perspective personal trainers, faculty, and personal career interest. ...
    • Personality of pain : a look into the experience of pain as well as the psychological and sociological factors that impact it 

      Perez, Desiree (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      Within my research paper, my goal was to take an in depth look into the development, experience, and treatment of chronic pain. Information found in the paper includes (but is not limited to): the physiological breakdown ...
    • Perspectives on the 150 Hour Requirement 

      Hammuck, Milton M. (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      The paper focuses on an important issue facing the future of Accounting Education: The AICPA's requirement that by the year 2000 individuals applying for membership must have completed 150 hours of higher education. In the ...
    • Persuasion and Resistance: The American Public and the Mass Media 

      Beebe, Emily C., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      This study tests the hypothesis that people who have stronger media literacy skills and who better understand social media, framing, agenda setting, and entertainment/soft news – will be better able to make informed political ...
    • Phenotyping, genotyping, and analysis of arabidopsis : knockout mutations DFRP1, DFRP2 and SLH genes 

      Trout, Jared (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      In all organisms studied to date there exists a highly conserved family of GTP- binding proteins known as Developmentally Regulated GTP-Binding (DRG) proteins. DRG genes are believed to function as part of a pathway that ...
    • Philanthropy, community, and grant writing 

      Haft, Katie (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      The Child Development Lab at Northern Illinois University has had a history of helping Bachelor degree candidates receive their diplomas with the completion of the internship/practicum at their lab. While using their ...
    • Philosophy of Early and Special Education 

      O'Halloran, Anna S., 1991--. (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      This Honors Capstone is a compilation of my personal philosophy of education, helpful resources, and reflections on my early and special education experiences. It contains such topics as my personal philosophy of education, ...
    • Phonological and lexical characteristics of late talking children : a longitudinal perspective 

      Wlodzimierski, Elizabeth A. (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
      During the first three years of life, there is a developmental link between phonology and the lexicon. This study examines the relationship between phonological and lexical characteristics of late-talking children. Four ...
    • Phonological awareness program for at-risk elementary students 

      Underwood, Traci (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if one component of social economic status, participation in the free/reduced lunch program, predicts fall and winter literacy benchmark test scores and to discuss the ...
    • Phonological awareness program for at-risk elementary students 

      Underwood, Traci (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if one component of social economic status, participation in the free/reduced lunch program, predicts fall and winter literacy benchmark test scores and to discuss the ...
    • Picus Martius - NIU Mars Rover 

      Jareczek, Thomas M., 1994--; Baechler, Gunnar R., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-08)
      The Mars Society hosts an annual collegiate level robotics competition called the University Rover Challenge (URC) at the Mars Society Desert Research Station in Utah. The URC is a task oriented competition featuring ...
    • PID Control Learning Device 

      Andermann, Scott (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
    • Pivot to the future: shifting U.S. strategic focus in the Middle East and Asia 

      Moorman, Matthew, A., 1986- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      This paper proposes that the U.S. strategic focus on the Middle East is outdated unnecessary. Furthermore, any U.S. effort in this region will be counterproductive due to poor diplomatic relations, negative public sentiment, ...
    • Planned construction as a leading indicator of commercial real estate price appreciation 

      Frayn, Scott (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      I analyze the viability of planned construction as a leading indicator to commercial price appreciation through application of fundamental economic principles, and linear regression. My experience as a commercial real ...
    • Planning design meetings 

      Ende, Christopher von (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      There was a lack of programming directed toward students in the Chicago graphic design community. A conference organized specifically for students would allow them to benefit from the resources that the Chicago chapter of ...
    • Planning for Retirement, and the Role Employers Play 

      Ford, Jeremy J. (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      The purpose of this research report is to explore different types of retirement plans that are available to individuals, both company sponsored and non-company sponsored, and to identify issues that will help a potential ...
    • Plant layout analysis and redesign 

      Milligan, Shannon P. (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      SPX is hydraulic company located in Rockford, Illinois that manufactures high-pressure hydraulic components. They make a variety of products that include handpumps, hydraulic pumps to be used in heavy machinery, hydraulic ...
    • Play on Words: Assessing the Influence of Language Context on Repetitive Speech in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder 

      VanZuiden, Cassidy L., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-04)
      This study explored whether language structure impacts repetitive speech use in children with ASD. Five children with ASD were analyzed for the frequency and type of repetitive speech used in two differing tasks: storytelling ...