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• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2007-06)
Schooling is grounded in the notion of transfer--the idea that classroom activities serve students beyond mastering the intended curriculum--but theorizing general consequences of learning and ways curricula can support ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2014-10)
This dissertation is about economic inequality and why it thrives in a country with professedly egalitarian values. I propose that people's economic behavior and policy preferences are largely driven by their understanding ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2014-12)
Various studies have been done on exotic spin-dependent short-range forces in the mm to &mu;m range. We are using an ensemble of optically polarized $^3$He gas and an unpolarized test mass to search for such forces. The ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2014-12)
This dissertation explores a discourse of democratic modernity in EU-member Bulgaria, which revolves around a hybrid popular music called chalga. I argue that chalga does not function as the name of a defined music genre. ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
ABSTRACT This study, based on experiential play methodology was used to explore student engagement while playing Medal of Honor (2002) and Call of Duty (2003). It identifies some of the key issues related to the ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
Current enrollment trends indicate that women now outnumber men in college enrollment among all racial/ethnic populations (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2002b, 2007), and that a large portion of these ...
• ([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 ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-03)
Sociologists have explored the effect of social relationships on the outcomes of education for many years. Relationships with parents, teachers, and peers have long been established to influence student socialization, ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-04)
This study explores the teacher-student interactional dimension of inquiry-based science instruction. In it, microethnographic and grounded theory analyses are conducted in order to assess the impact of a professional ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
This dissertation investigates three topics related to migration and human capital formation in developing countries. The first essay attempts to determine the conditions under which exposure to international migration ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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, 2010-06-08)
The primary purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the potentially widening gap in information acquisition across different educational groups, related to traditional print versus online news formats. Newspaper ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
Functionalized silicon surfaces constitute an area of intense scientific interest. Our theoretical work in this exciting area can be broadly divided into two categories; the first is calculating the spectra of functionalized ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-16)
Concerning the contention of Pine and Gilmore (1999), experiences are directly related to a business's ability to generate revenue, providing tourist experiences that are more memorable and easier to retrieve would lead ...
• ([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 ...
• ([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, 2010-06-16)
Viruses are composed of millions of atoms functioning on supra-nanometer length scales over timescales of milliseconds or greater. In contrast, individual atoms interact on scales of angstroms and femtoseconds. Thus they ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-08)
The neuromodulatory neurotransmitter dopamine (DA) plays a complex, but central role in the learning and performance of stimulus-response (S-R) behaviors. Studies have implicated DA's role in reward-driven learning and ...
• ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-03)
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of an explicit-reflective instruction involving the portrayal of non-controversial nature of science aspects on prospective elementary teachers' nature of science views ...