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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Sweetened Blood, Sweat and Tears, Nathan Celestine | History, Philosophy, and Religion

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Higher Education and COVID-19: Impact on Nontraditional Students Following a Traditional Path, R. Lauren Miller | Education and Special Education

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Exploring Sense of Belonging in Online Learning Environments Through Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicators, Jennifer Moore | Education and Special Education

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Staring at Myself Through a One-Way Mirror, Carrie Steingruby | English and Communication

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Diaphragmatic Breathing for Acquired Neurogenic Stuttering, Olivia Brown | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Assessing Classroom Readiness Post-Concussion in College Student-Athletes: Comparing the ImPACT to Standardized Cognitive Assessments, Isabel Hotop | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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International Early Childhood Education and Care Professionals Practices to Engage Family Members of Young Children with Special Education Needs: A Comparative Study of Professional Practices in China and the United States, Jami Louise Swindell | Education and Special Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Amplification for People with Aphasia, Devin Lee Fisher | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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The Current State of Collaboration Between Speech-Language Pathologists and Behavior Therapists, Elisabeth Hickle | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Prevalence and Demographics of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Users Birth-21: A Survey of Speech-Language Pathologists Serving Learners with Complex Communication Needs (CCN), Allison T. Phelps | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Aphasia and Transcoding: When 145 is Said, "154", Aubrey Atwater | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Early Language Delays and Effects on Literacy, Amanda DeWitt | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Aphasia and Mental Health: Counselors and Psychologists' Knowledge, Experience and Confidence in Providing Effective Services for People with Aphasia, Ian F. Farmer | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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The Impact of Caretaker Training on Frequency and Accuracy of Augmentative and Alternative System Use, John Fletcher | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Reported Practices of Speech-Language Pathologists Working with Diverse Users of Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Claire Gunn | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Reconceptions of 'Home' and Identity within the Post-War Bosnian Diaspora in the United States, Adna Karamehic-Oates | Other

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Measures of English Syntax in Mono- and Multilingual Writers, Loren M. Kreher | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Socioeconomic Status (SES) and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC): The Relationship between Familial SES and the Acquisition of Speech Generating AAC Devices, Mark N. Brown | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Using AAC to Teach Job Skills to Young Adults Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elizabeth Cannon | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Experiences of Students Utilizing a Campus Food Pantry, Jamie Daugherty | Family and Consumer Sciences

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Failure to Fail in Dietetics Education: A Descriptive Study, Dena B. French | Family and Consumer Sciences

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The Impact of Participation in Extracurricular Activities on Children with Speech and/or Language Disorders, Emily Barton Maher | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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The Impact of Training Siblings of Students Who Use AAC, Christine Rich | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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A Semantic Ambiguity Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension in Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Kelly Roy | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Quality of Life of Children who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A Comparison of Child, Sibling, and Caregiver Ratings, Rebecca C. Hrad | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Differences Between Left and Right Hemispheric Performance on a Word Generation Task Among Varying Levels of Non-Verbal Intelligence Scores, Amy Scibona | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Examination of Parental Involvement on Augmentative and Alternative System Use at Home, Loretta Dunkmann | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Language-Action Games: A Probing Activity for Word Finding Accuracy by People with Aphasia, Ethan Kristek | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Putting Government in its Place: Cultural Racism, Sentiment, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary United States Responses to Natural Disasters Abroad, Corinne Wohlford Mason | History, Philosophy, and Religion

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Increasing Communication Effectiveness Between Bosnian-Speaking Clients and English-Speaking Clinicians, Sumeja Seferovic | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Academic Content of Goals and Objectives Included in AAC User's IEPs, Julie Griswold | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Paraphrasing in Conversations of People with Aphasia and Communication Partners, Kate Howard | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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The Use of Language Cuing Systems, Natural Reading Strategies, and Self-Identification of Miscues by School-Aged Children who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, Monica Christine Kleekamp | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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Effect of Retrieval Practice on Applied Knowledge: Evidence from a Professional Training Program, Jenna M. Voss | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Preserving the Sponsoring Tradition: A Study of Catholic Colleges and Universities Founded by Religious Orders, John Michael Pressimone | Other

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Measures of Executive Function, Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia, and Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Amanda K. Morlock | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Alcohol Consumption at Missouri Postsecondary Institutions and the Socio-Ecological Model of Prevention, Janelle Densberger Julian | Other

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Aphasia and Reading: Two Case Studies Utilizing the Reading Miscue Inventory, Heather Dahlem | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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The College President as Moral Leader in Faith Based Institutions, John Michael Pressimone | Other

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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New Families of Embedded Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces of Genus Three in Euclidean Space, Adam G. Weyhaupt | Math and Computer Science

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Determining the Impact of Self-Directed IEP Instruction on Secondary IEP Documents, Jamie Van Dycke Doronkin | Education and Special Education

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Communicative Interactions Between Mothers and Children with Cochlear Implants, Susan T. Lenihan | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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A Project Examining Strategies to Maximize Profitability Through Customer Loyalty, Sidney B. Morice | Business Administration

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Employee Training Effectiveness, Melissa Anne Berner | Business Administration

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A Study of Effective Strategic Planning and Management Control in the Computer Industry, Chwen-Ming Chang | Business Administration

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The Internet as a Business Tool and Its Effect on Information and Communication Management, Raul Fernandez | Business Administration

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A Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Facility Location, Lucksiri Lerchaichanakul | Business Administration

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The Use of High Risk Corporate Bonds in Mergers and Corporate Takeovers, Jon Kevin Lostutter | Business Administration

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Organizational Behavior: Managerial Processes and its Effect on Adapting Organizations to Change, Tammy Dee Lyons | Business Administration

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Thailand's Gemstone and Jewelry Export Industry, Pimolpun Wuttikrai | Business Administration

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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A Description of Language Stimulation Provided by Direct Care Staff in Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Aimee M. Calvillo | Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

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An Evolution of Taiwan's Economic Development in the 1990s, Pei Ling Chang | Business Administration

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Direct Foreign Investment in China: A Comparison of Investment from Taiwan, Hongkong and Macao to that from Western Developed Countries, Lei Chen | Business Administration

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The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS on the Infected Person and Upon Society, Katherine Brown Collins | Business Administration

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A Prespective on the US Rail Freight Industry, Dennis F. Eckelkamp | Business Administration

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Corporate Management of Employee Healthcare Costs, Thomas F. Edler | Business Administration

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An Evaluation of Barriers Impeding Women in the Workplace, Jacqueline R. Friedman | Business Administration

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Business Process Reengineering as it Relates to the Accounts Payable System of the United States Postal Service, Joseph E. Gribat | Business Administration

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An Examination of the Role of Workplace Testing for Position, Placement and Job Evaluation on Affirmative Action, Disabled Workers and Clerical/Secretarial Workers, Gloria Howard-Clark | Business Administration

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An Evaluation of Mail Order Marketing in the United States, Pao-Yuan Hsieh | Business Administration

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The Implementation and Effects of Instituting a 360-Degree Performance Appraisal Method, Cheryll K. Keller | Business Administration

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Japanese Investments in ASEAN 1980-1992, Narayan M. Kuppusamy | Business Administration

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Factors Influencing Corporate Information System Decentralization, Dolruedee Lenukul | Business Administration

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Implementing and Maintaining a Diversity Program in Corporate America, Bobette Gipson Luckett | Business Administration

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A Study of the Globalization of the American Fast Food Industry, Kamva Makuta | Business Administration

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A Study of the Changing Trends in the Death-Care Industry, Jon Dominic Marcallini | Business Administration

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Total Quality Management: Philosophies and Techniques Used in the Implementation Process, Gregory Jerome Menke | Business Administration

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International Joint Ventures in the Automobile Manufacturing Industry, Cengiz Metin | Business Administration

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Allocating Equipment in Response to Forcasted Call Volume in a Telemarketing Environment, C. Joseph Nower | Business Administration

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The Identification and Impact of Fraudulent Claims in the Insurance Industry, Joyce Christine Rogers | Business Administration

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The Use of Regulation and Economic Incentives to Manage Air Pollution in Thailand, Monthai Sawetawan | Business Administration

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The Study of Advertising Focused at African-Americans, Darrell J. Scott | Business Administration

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Law and Economics in Professional Sports as it Applies to Major League Baseball, Chris Shadowens | Business Administration

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Alternative Sources in the Financing of Nongovernment Schools, Mary Ellen Smith | Business Administration

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A Study of the Effect of Transactional Costs on Franchising Viability, Nawapun Surathin | Business Administration

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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The Feasibility of Managed Competition in the Reform of Health Care, Michele Albertina | Business Administration

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Future Effects of the Minorities in the Work Place and Managing Diversity to Increase Productivity, Uttam Barua | Business Administration

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A Study of New Pay Compensation and its Implementation at AT&T, Susan Elaine Bastin | Business Administration

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Accounts Receivable Management and its Impact on Hospital Administration, Mark H. Belgeri | Business Administration

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History and Implementation of Total Quality Management in Hospital Administration, Norma Dean Brown | Business Administration

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An Economic Analysis of Evaporative Cooling System in Poultry Farming in Thailand, Udomsak Cheambunchong | Business Administration

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Effect of Casualty Losses on Federally Declared Disasters, Sharon E. Cook | Business Administration

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The Impact of Energy-Efficient Products on the Lighting Industry, Dineen J. Czar | Business Administration

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Labor Union Membership Through Election or Signature Cards? A Change in the National Labor Relations Act, Barbara Ann Dahlen | Business Administration

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An Analysis and Planning Guide for the Multinational Corporation Selling Inventory Property Abroad: How to Maximize Your Foreign Source Income, Quintin Davis | Business Administration

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Early Retirement Programs: An Employer and Employee Perspective, Elizabeth M. Dennis | Business Administration

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The Affirmative Action Program and its Implications on Business Performance and Employee Relations, Denny L. Douglas | Business Administration

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The Effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Organized Labor in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Howard Franklin Essary | Business Administration

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The Limited Liability Company: An Entity Whose Time Has Come?, Warren H. Fine | Business Administration

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Improving the Land Value Increment Tax on Agricultural Land Transfer in the Republic of China, Hungduan Guo | Business Administration

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A Strategic Planning Perspective of Utility and Cable Franchises as a Source of Increasing Municipal Revenue, Felicia Hinton | Business Administration

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The Coming Information Revolution and its Effect on the Printing Industry, Bob G. Holder II | Business Administration

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The Financing of Taiwanese Classical Music, Yu-Jung Huang | Business Administration

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Charitable Remainder Trusts - Technical Analysis and Planning Opportunities, Larry J. Johnson | Business Administration

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A Cost Analysis of Home Mortgage Servicing and the Effect on the Mortgage Banking Industry, Tamara Jordan | Business Administration

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An Evaluation of Advertising Budgets of the Top 100 Advertisers as an Economic Forcaster, Terry Kalagian | Business Administration

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Stages of Discrimination: An Analysis of Opportunities for Discrimination in the Homeownership Market, Meredith JoAnna Kelly | Business Administration

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A Comparative Analysis of Franchising, Owning, and Consigning for the Low Volume Retailer, Rita Richelle Kessler | Business Administration

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Stock Warrants, Kamon Kopkunthanachai | Business Administration

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A Comprehensive Review of Returns to Acquiring Firms From Mergers: Evidence from the Last Two Decades, Lo-Chi Lin | Business Administration