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  • Foster, Todd Leon ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2015-04)
    The study is a cross-sectional examination of growth and nutritional status among Marshallese school children living on Majuro Atoll. Colonialism and globalization have altered the foods available, economic structure, and ...
  • Wu, Ziwei ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2015-02)
    Dry eye is a common condition that affects millions in the US and worldwide. It is considered to be a multifactorial disease of the tear film and ocular surface and is associated with symptoms of ocular discomfort and ...
  • Tamburro, Paul ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    Since the 1960's there has been an increase in the assertion of a Native American identity across North America. This identification has been expressed in the Ohio Valley region (Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky) through ...
  • Barrett, Brian William ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-15)
    Parallel programming presents a number of critical challenges to application developers. Traditionally, message passing, in which a process explicitly sends data and another explicitly receives the data, has been used to ...
  • Smith, Jennifer Joan ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2011-10-19)
    Jennifer J. Smith ONE STORY, MANY VOICES: PROBLEMS OF UNITY IN THE SHORT-STORY CYCLE Tracing the genre from its nineteenth-century antecedents to its present-day incarnations, my dissertation argues that ...
  • Garrison, Joshua Brooks ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    In 1904 G. Stanley Hall published his seminal work Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology, Sociology, Sex, Crime, Religion and Education. The dissertation has two primary concerns: first, ...
  • Mohamed, Emad Soliman ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
    The Arabic orthography is problematic in two ways: (1) it lacks the short vowels, and this leads to ambiguity as the same orthographic form can be pronounced in many different ways each of which can have its own grammatical ...
  • Isaacson, Mary J. ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-15)
    Adolescence is a time of turbulence as young people stretch parental boundaries, seeking where they fit in society. For many American Indian adolescents this time involves the initiation of dangerous high-risk behaviors. ...
  • Van Der Pol, Barbara Jean ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    Abstinence as a protection against STD and unwanted pregnancy is highly promoted by public health and health education professionals. However, few studies of abstinence have focused on abstinence within the context of ...
  • Wilson, Andrew D. ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-05-24)
    Coordinated rhythmic movement is very specifically structured in humans. 0° mean relative phase (the two oscillating limbs doing the same thing at the same time) is easy and stable; 180° (the two limbs doing the opposite ...
  • McGlothlin, Joel W. ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    Natural selection favors traits that fit not only the external environment, but also the internal environment of the organism. As a consequence, traits often show a pattern of correlation, or phenotypic integration. In ...
  • Lyons, Alvin L ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
    The study of the nonprofit sector has traditionally focused on nonprofit organizations as recipients of charity. A perspective that has been relatively neglected is that of nonprofit organizations as not only recipients ...
  • Zhang, Hui ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-08)
    People have long been fascinated with understanding the fourth dimension. While making pictures of 4D objects by projecting them to 3D can help reveal basic geometric features, 3D graphics images by themselves ...
  • Lawton, Arthur John ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2013-12)
    Limited Pre-Modern calculating skills favored geometry for design and layout. Technical limitations precluding durable, detailed measured drawings favored sequentially proportional steps transmitting information from design ...
  • Stewart, Cindy ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
    Owing to the closure of state mental hospitals and limited funding for mental health programs, police increasingly must respond to calls involving persons in mental health crisis. Unfortunately, police officers often do ...
  • Wang, Jianxun ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-05-24)
    Rural development and transformation in post-Mao China is one of the most remarkable scenarios in transition countries. With the dismantlement of collectivized farming and the rural reforms since the late 1970s, villages ...
  • Graves, Ingrid Smoker ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2011-10-19)
    Abstract: Through the lens of Schegloff¡®s (1996) Action Theory, this study examined the dynamics of four groups of fifth-grade students as they learned to talk about academic mathematical reasoning over the course of a ...
  • Gillman, Andrea Grace ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
    Nicotine and other drugs of abuse can act as zeitgebers and entrain persisting circadian activity episodes when administered on a 24-hour schedule. There are two types of drug-induced circadian activity episodes: a ...
  • Brothers, Amanda ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
    How boundaries are maintained between closely related species is one of the central questions in evolutionary biology. I addressed three questions regarding how species boundaries are maintained in closely related species ...
  • Royster, Kelly Berghoff ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2013-11)
    Teacher education programs across the United States must prepare teachers who have the content area knowledge, pedagogical expertise, and cultural competence needed to teach an increasingly diverse student population. One ...

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