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Exploring How Public Libraries Can Build Situational Interest in Science
(Journal of Library Administration, 2021-04-07)
This project aimed to cultivate library patrons’ interest in earth and space science, using research on how situations can trigger and support interest to deepen across time. The project featured a dynamic but low-tech ...
The Avenue Towards More Attention: Social Media Usage with Mental Health Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
(Northern Illinois University, 2021-04-22)
This capstone looks into the ways that mental health organizations had shifted their social media engagement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, I wanted to see the extent that mental health nonprofit organizations ...
Mandala Summer 2021
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2021)
How mathematicians assign homework problems in abstract algebra courses
While many aspects of the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics have been explored, the role, construction, and values of homework have been virtually ignored. This report draws on task-based interviews with six ...
“Enemy Soldiers” and “Ball Mates”: Intra-Imperial Football and Identity Politics in Interwar Northeast Asia
(Studies on Asia, 2021-06-01)
Nowhere in the colonial world was intra-imperial competition in association football (soccer) more common than that between imperial Japan and colonial Korea. Korean sides won an impressive 73% of their matches against ...
Assessing changes to ecosystem structure and function following invasion by Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis: a meta-analysis [Supplemental Files]
(Biological Invasions, 2021)
Biological invasions resulting from anthropogenic activities are one of the greatest threats to maintaining ecosystem functioning and native biodiversity. Invasions are especially problematic when the invading species ...
Diet and nutrition of adult Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), a parasitoid of filth flies
Most parasitoid wasps parasitize herbivorous insects, so nectar from flowers is readily available. However, parasitoid wasps are also an important component of the rich invertebrate communities at livestock facilities in ...
Mathematicians’ beliefs, instruction, and students’ beliefs: how related are they?
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-11-29)
It is generally accepted that teachers’ beliefs impact their instructional choices, but characterizations of that relationship are limited in college settings. Furthermore, examinations of instructor beliefs, instruction, ...
Preparing for class: actions and resources of introductory biology students
(Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 2021-11-30)
Instructors want students to be prepared for class. There are several different resources and activities available to help students prepare for class, but very little is known about how students choose to prepare for class ...
Connecting Communities During Crisis: A Case Study of Nonprofit Agencies, People with Disabilities and Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
(Northern Illinois University, 2021-12-05)
Individuals with disabilities often face unique challenges not experienced by the general population. These circumstances are further exacerbated in rural communities where health care equity is disrupted by a lack of ...