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    • "'Irgendwo muss man doch einmal hingehoeren'": Irmgard Keun as Heiress to the Flaneur."
    • Embley, Matthew D 1979-
    • Flanerie is the art of taking a walk, leisurely observing the movements and spaces of the city. By writing about cityscapes, urban realms, and the condition of society, flaneurs are able to describe the uniqueness of the metropolis and give life...


    • "Merit Beyond Any Already Published": Austen and Authorship in the Romantic Age
    • Ogden, Rebecca Lee Jensen 1986-
    • In recent decades there have been many attempts to pull Austen into the fold of high Romantic literature. On one level, these thematic comparisons are useful, for Austen has long been anachronistically treated as separate from the Romantic...


    • "Trust Me, I'm the Principal!" A New Conceptual Model of Trust for Educational Leaders
    • Blair, Bryan W 1977-
    • The ultimate aim of this work is to contribute to the knowledge of how trust influences and relates to those practices that best support student development and growth as educated and productive citizens, prepared to share in our democratic...


    • "We're Definitely on Our Own": Interaction and Disconnection in a Virtual High School
    • Hawkins, Abigail
    • Using mixed methods, this study examined the nature of teacher-student interaction in an asynchronous, statewide, self-paced virtual high school. Eight teachers were interviewed to understand their perceptions on the nature of interactions and...


    • A Biomechanical Analysis of Male and Female Intermediate Hurdlers and Steeplechasers
    • Bollschweiler, Laurence R 1977-
    • In the sport of track and field, proper hurdling technique is a complicated combination of various running and jumping kinematics. With most research having been done on sprint hurdling, there is a growing need for research on hurdling events of...


    • A BitTorrent Proxy
    • Larsen, Robert Brent 1977-
    • BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer protocol useful for distributing large files over the Internet. Many organizations use BitTorrent to distribute their software in order to reduce client download time and reduce the load on their servers. While there is...


    • A Closed-Form Dynamic Model of the Compliant Constant-Force Mechanism Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model
    • Boyle, Cameron 1974-
    • A mathematical dynamic model is derived for the compliant constant-force mechanism, based on the pseudo-rigid-body model simplification of the device. The compliant constant-force mechanism is a slider mechanism incorporating large-deflection...


    • A Comparison of Microarray Analyses: A Mixed Models Approach Versus the Significance Analysis of Microarrays
    • Stephens, Nathan Wallace 1975-
    • DNA microarrays are a relatively new technology for assessing the expression levels of thousands of genes simultaneously. Researchers hope to find genes that are differentially expressed by hybridizing cDNA from known treatment sources with various...


    • A Comparison of Two Common Classification Procedures for Economical Urban Land Cover Mapping Using NAIP Imagery
    • Simons, Kent Lowell 1956-
    • Detailed urban land cover maps are increasingly useful and important applications of remote sensing. Municipal agencies and others use land cover maps and data for numerous critical local planning and monitoring functions and for urban geographical...


    • A Comparison Study Between Instructional and Transformational Leadership Theories: Effects on Student Achievement and Teacher Job Satisfaction
    • Shatzer, Ryan Hamilton 1983-
    • This study examined the impact that school leaders have on teacher job satisfaction and student achievement. The threefold purpose of this study was to (1) compare transformational and instructional leadership theories, (2) examine the unique...


    • A Computationally-assisted Methodology for Rapid Exploration of Design Possibilities in Conceptual Design
    • Barnum, Garrett J 1978-
    • One of the most important decisions in the product development process is the selection of a promising design concept because of the large influence it has on the final product. A thorough search for the best design is a significant challenge to...


    • A Conceptual Model OF Groundwater Flow in Spring Valley, NV, AND Snake Valley, NV-UT
    • Gillespie, Jeremy Micheal 1981-
    • A geochemical study of major springs and wells in Spring Valley, Nevada, and Snake Valley, Utah-Nevada was initiated in response to the Clark, Lincoln and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project proposed by the South Nevada Water...


    • A Consumer-based Evaluation of a Family Camp
    • Covey, Christine Davis 1980-
    • The purpose of this study was to evaluate a family camp’s performance from a consumer (parent) perspective. An Importance-Performance Analysis was used. Responses averages were plotted on a grid of importance versus performance with the overall...


    • A Core Knowledge Based Curriculum Designed to Help Seventh and Eighth Graders Maintain Artistic Confidence
    • Labrum, Debbie Ann
    • How do we as art educators help adolescents maintain artistic creation as a way of visual expression? This study reviews artistic approaches among kindergarten through eighth grade students as they relate to the U-curve model of development (Davis,...


    • A Corpus-based Approach to Determining Standard American English
    • Snyder, Delys Ann Waite 1957-
    • Many teachers, test designers, textbook writers, and instructional designers turn to books written by usage experts to determine what is correct standard written American English. Unfortunately, though, experts often disagree about what is correct...


    • A Correlation of Pronunciation Learning Strategies with Spontaneous English Pronunciation of Adult ESL Learners
    • Eckstein, Grant Taylor 1979-
    • In the last thirty years, language learning strategies have been used in the field of English as a Second Language (ESL) to help learners autonomously improve their English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. However, language learning...


    • A Direct Algorithm for the K-Nearest-Neighbor Classifier via Local Warping of the Distance Metric
    • Neo, TohKoon 1977-
    • The k-nearest neighbor (k-NN) pattern classifier is a simple yet effective learner. However, it has a few drawbacks, one of which is the large model size. There are a number of algorithms that are able to condense the model size of the k-NN...


    • A Floristic Survey of the Lichens of the Spring Mountains, Nevada, USA
    • Proulx, Monica W
    • This thesis is the culmination of a graduate research project involving a floristic survey of the lichens of the Spring Mountain National Recreation Area (SMNRA), Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada. The project was based on extensive...


    • A General Framework for Interactive Television News
    • Sellers, Benjamin Bart
    • We design a complete interactive television news system. We develop a news production system that allows for the creation of flexible, content-rich interactive news. This system embraces a general creation process to interactive news that is built...


    • A GIS-Based Data Model and Tools for Analysis and Visualization of Levee Breaching Using the GSSHA Model
    • Tran, Hoang Luu
    • Levee breaching is the most frequent and dangerous form of levee failure. A levee breach occurs when floodwater breaks through part of the levee creating an opening for water to flood the protected area. According to National Committee on Levee...

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