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• ([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 ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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 ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-05-24)
Service-learning blends community service and academic learning. In graduate counselor education programs, the use of service-learning prior to practicum training is rare. However, given counseling's values, mission, and ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
This dissertation deals with sentimental, marble, ideal figures by Antonio Canova, Hiram Powers, Randolph Rogers, Chauncey Ives, Joseph Mozier, William Rinehart, and others. In the middle decades of the nineteenth century, ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
Internet users are threatened daily by spam, phishing, and malware. These attacks are often launched using armies of compromised machines, complicating identification of the miscreants behind the ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2015-06)
This thesis investigates word order change in infinitival clauses from Object-Verb (OV) to Verb-Object (VO) in the history of Latin and Old French. By applying a variationist approach, I examine a synchronic word order ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-07)
The increasing call for accountability combined with increasing competition for resources has given program evaluation more importance, prominence and attention within the United States nonprofit sector. It has become a ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-08)
At a time when Latinos make up an increasing proportion of the U.S. school population and increasingly seek entrance to postsecondary education the role of financial aid in postsecondary access remains in flux and uncertain. ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
The Prosperity Gospel is the doctrine that God wants people to be prosperous, especially financially. Adherents to the Prosperity Gospel believe that wealth is a sign of God's blessing and the poor are poor because of a ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-05-24)
This dissertation examines how the Communication discipline rhetorically constructs the public speaking course. Following the work of Stephen North, who studied the oral and textual means by which the field of Composition ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2013-05-15)
My dissertation researches on properties of iterations $f^n=f\circ f\circ \ldots \circ f$ ($n$ times) of a selfmap $f:X\rightarrow X$. Here $X$ is a compact K\"ahler manifold and $f$ is a dominant meromorphic map. ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2014-02)
Provenance is metadata that describes the lineage of a data product. Lineage is invaluable in advancing the reuse and reproducibility of scientific results in e-Science. Through the availability of provenance, future ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2014-08)
In an area dominated by large-farm cotton agriculture, a vernacular small-farm quilt culture was established in the Tennessee Delta by the early 1900s. Its improvisation-friendly methods allowed makers to make design ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-04)
Scholars often view political texts as mere propaganda, characterized by rigid ideologies rather than the nuance of literature. This text argues the opposite through a study of post-1945 American radical movements. Far ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
A recent study discovered that charter schools designed for children with autism or "autism-centric charter schools" comprise half of the total number of charter schools designed for children with disabilities. However, ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2013-05-15)
The use of categorical dependent variables with the classical linear regression model (CLRM) violates many of the model's assumptions and may result in biased estimates (Long, 1997; O'Connell, Goldstein, Rogers, & Peng, ...