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    • The problem of adequately defining numbers 

      DeLong, D. Stephan (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      Natural numbers, although they pervade much of mathematics, are among the most difficult entities for which to provide definitions. Although it is often overlooked, as the efforts of pure mathematics are directed toward ...
    • The problem of induction : solved by the critical method 

      Peccarelli, Andy (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      David Hume was the first philosopher to discuss the problem of induction. In An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1) he divided the objects of human reason into two kinds, relations of ideas and matters of fact. ...
    • Problems and variations in hospitality administration programs across Illinois 

      DeFano, Gina (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      The title of my project is Problems and Variations in Hospitality Administration Programs Across Illinois. The purpose of this study is to determine the strengths and weaknesses of Northern Illinois University’s (NIU) ...
    • Problems and variations with hospitality programs across the State of Illinois 

      Allen, Christina (Student of family, consumer and nutrition sciences) (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      Northern Illinois University is looking for ways to improve their hospitality program to remain competitive among other state schools who pose a threat. After collecting all of the hospitality college level programs in the ...
    • Process layout to group layout 

      Richier, Pete D. (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      Currently the job/batch production in Libertyville, IL has a dilemma with cell phones disappearing during production runs. In my fa112003 case study, Evaluation of Motorola's Relocation, I showed that an improved process ...
    • Profitability of Installment Loans for Banks 

      Ludeman, Kelly L. (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      For my capstone project, I have studied the profitability of installment loans for banks. To begin my paper, I start with the history of consumer credit: how it began, what it is now, and the legislation that rules it. I ...
    • A program evaluation of the Kane County court watching program 

      Sutherland, Laura (Student of political science) (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      In 1985, the law enforcement and judiciary committee of the Task Force recommended that a court watching program be implemented in Kate County. The program was aimed specifically at having community volunteers monitor DUI ...
    • A program of American piano music 

      Blair-Mercer, Valerie (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      This Honors Capstone Project was a lecture-recital consisting of piano music by eight American composers, spanning the years 1797 to 1929. The purpose of the lecture was to present an overview of the evolution of American ...
    • Project Icarus 

      Shanshal, Amro A., 1997-- (Northern Illinois University, 2018-12-09)
      Project Icarus is an autonomous surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) prototype designed to aid first responders by providing rapid aerial assessment of locations affected by disaster. Additionally, Project Icarus is ...
    • Projeto Arcomusical Performs MeiaMeia: A 12-Work Song Cycle for Berimbau 

      Lamb, Alexis C., 1993- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      This Capstone recital is the culmination of five semesters of work with the berimbau. My work has included compositions, publishing of scores, and research about its traditions in and associations with Capoeira Angola in ...
    • Promoting Awareness and Prevention of Compassion Care Fatigue and Burnout in Nurses 

      Garippo, Hannah L., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-05)
      The purpose of this honors project was to educate, inform, and provide relevant interventions for future and current nurses on the topics of compassion care fatigue and burnout. By conducting an integrative literature ...
    • Promoting Vaccinations Through Patient Education 

      Riddle, Rhae Ann E., 1991-- (Northern Illinois University, 2019-12-08)
      The purpose of this project was to present a review of the current literature on effective methods of education on the importance of vaccines and how to identify and address common concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents. A ...
    • Prone to rotator cuff injuries and tears : and the best way to treat these causes 

      Czupryn, Amy (Northern Illinois University, 2012)
      This paper helps explain to people what the rotator cuff is all about. The motive of this paper was to find out why your body as a adolescent versus an adult affects the rotator cuff muscle tears and injuries differently ...
    • A proposal for research to determine the spatial and temporal relationships of the Palawan microcontinental block and the islands of Mindoro and Panay, Palawan-Central Philippine collision zone 

      Saunders, Megan L. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      There currently exists contradictory theories as to where and when the collision between the Palawan microcontinental block and the Philippine Mobile Belt initiated. The working hypothesis of the project is that the tectonic ...
    • A proposal for research to determine the spatial and temporal relationships of the Palawan microcontinental block and the islands of Mindoro and Panay, Palawan-Central Philippine collision zone 

      Saunders, Megan L. (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      There currently exists contradictory theories as to where and when the collision between the Palawan microcontinental block and the Philippine Mobile Belt initiated. The working hypothesis of the project is that the tectonic ...
    • Proposed and Implemented Strategies to Combat Nursing Stress 

      Lents, Melanie J., 1992- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Nursing stress and burnout can negatively affect individual nurses, organizations, and ultimately patient care. Enough research has been acquired to recognize the problem, but research on what interventions decrease nursing ...
    • Prosecutorial discretion : an exchange system's approach 

      Rhind, Kathie (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The state’s attorney has the sole discretion to initiate criminal charges. Only exceptional cases are subject to judicial review (Nissman and Hagen, p. 13). Taking this discretionary power into account, the question at ...
    • The PSK31 modem 

      Fidler, Britt (Northern Illinois University, 2005)
      Phase shift keying (PSK) is a phase modulation method for communication. Phase shift keying at 31.25 baud (PSK31) modulates a carrier signal at 31.25 Hz [1-8]. There are several flaws (i.e., natural or otherwise) in the ...
    • Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures 

      Huck, Rachel A., 1997-- (2018)
      Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures are a sub-type of seizures that are typically associated with trauma and dissociative disorders. This paper explores the overall nature of these seizures. The presentation of the actual ...
    • Psychological Perspectives on the Lives of Transgender Individuals: A Review of the Literature 

      Fritz, Kaitlyn N., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      Transgender people as a whole suffer from social invisibility, as the general public is often misinformed about them. Because of the misinformation and ignorance surrounding public opinion of transgender people, it is ...