Student evaluation of teachers; College teachers--Rating of; College students--Attitudes; Teacher-student relationships
This dissertation explored the relationship between student, course, and
instructor-level variables and student course ratings. The selection of predictor variables
was based on a thorough review of the extensive body of existing literature on...
Alcoholism and crime; Parks; Liquor laws; Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Social aspects
Recent criminological research has shown the importance of place, as places
create the opportunities required for crime to occur. This study tests for the presence of
crime symbiosis, or the interactive relationship between alcohol outlets and...
Kwame Nkrumah framed a model of African unity and development, which stood out in
sharp contrast to the Western model of capitalist development and neo-liberal democracy.
Decades after his demise, the African Union which he co-founded with other...
Shen, Fu, 1763-ca. 1808. Fu sheng liu ji; Shen, Fu, 1763-ca. 1808--Criticism and interpretation; Chinese literature--Qing dynasty, 1644-1912--History and criticism; Conduct of life in literature
This study endeavored to provide a new path to understand Fusheng liu
ji (Six Chapters of a Floating Life) by Shen Fu in the middle of the Qing
Dynasty (1636-1911). Shen Fu recorded his love story with his wife Chen Yun and his life as a Chinese...
English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching; College prose--Evaluation; Interaction analysis in education; Education, Higher--Computer-assisted instruction; Distance education--Computer-assisted instruction
Current scholarship indicates an increase in the use of asynchronous electronic
formats by writing instructors and tutors responding to student writing. However, little
research has been done to understand the ways in which different formats affect...
Parks, Suzan-Lori. In the blood; Parks, Suzan-Lori--Criticism and interpretation; African American women in literature; African American women--Social conditions
This research examined how the dramatic writing of Suzan-Lori Parks functioned as a
form of critical pedagogy which may serve to elevate the critical consciousness of
African American women. It sought to consider the implications of her dramatic...
Women cabinet officers; Cabinet system--United States; Sex discrimination--Government policy--United States; Budget process--United States
The persistent private sector wage gap between men and women is one of the
more intractable deficiencies of modem American society. It may be symptomatic of
male privilege, a theory that outlines pervasive, ubiquitous discrimination that favors...
Qubbat al-Sakhrah (Mosque : Jerusalem); Jerusalem--Buildings, structures, etc.; Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Caliph, 642-705
This thesis provides a hypothesis as to why the Dome of the Rock
was built. I examine various scholarly theories concerning the
construction of the first notable work of Islamic architecture, which was
built in Jerusalem during the last decade of...
Plague--History--Europe; Black Death--Social aspects--Europe; Erotica--Europe--History; Idols and images--Europe--History; Superstition--Europe--History
This thesis examines a large corpus of enigmatic pilgrimage badges dating from
roughly 1350-1500 CE. The badges were brought to light during archaeological
excavations of water sites throughout the Schelde Estuary in the Netherlands, the
Computer-assisted instruction; Three-dimensional imaging; Neuroanatomy--Study and teaching (Higher)
Visualizations in the form of computer-based learning environments are highly
encouraged in science education, especially for teaching spatial material. Some spatial
material, such as sectional neuroanatomy, is very challenging to learn. It...
Women Veterans--United States; Military discharge--United States; Women college students--United States
Through an exploration of identity and enculturation experiences, this narrative
inquiry dissertation investigated how female veteran students make meaning of their
experiences and renegotiate their understandings of identity after transitioning...
Israel--Social conditions; Israel--Social life and customs
Times Square went mad with noise and excitement,
and a small freighter slipped from its Brooklyn berth into
the drama of the night. It was December 31, 1949--midnight-January
1, 1950; and I was on my way to the world in general
and Israel and the...
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980--Criticism and interpretation; Percy, Walker, 1916-1990--Criticism and interpretation; Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967--Criticism and interpretation; Nichols, Mike--Criticism and interpretation; Existentialism in art;...
Jean-Paul Sartre's existential philosophy concerns the free human individual,
particularly his possibilities to continuously create his own identities. Human existence is
never defined by objects, and he is only determined by his own actions. As...
Social anxiety is prevalent and debilitating. Contemporary models of social
anxiety posit that negative, self-focused thought aids in the maintenance of social anxiety
symptoms. Although these models emphasize in-situation cognition, recent...
Child maltreatment touches almost 700,000 children annually. The effects
of child maltreatment range from micro-level consequences, such as behavior
problems and mental health issues, to mezzo-level consequences, such as
Teachers of children with disabilities--Attitudes; Teacher-student relationships; Developmentally disabled children--Education; Affective education
The First Step to Success early intervention program (Walker, 1998) is a
secondary prevention intervention that targets primary grade children with moderate or
emerging behavior disorders. While the effectiveness of the First Step to Success...
Cilicia--History--Armenian Kingdom, 1080-1375; Mongols--History--To 1500; Mamelukes--History--To 1500; Christianity and other religions--Islam; Islam--Relations--Christianity
This work seeks to fill a gap in the academic literature concerning the study of the Ilkhanid Mongols of the Middle East during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries CE using Armenian, Persian, Arabic, and Syriac primary sources in English...
Women in motion pictures--India; Motion pictures--India
My study examines women-centric cinema in India that are in Hindi. In these films women have revolted against the injustice. The content analysis of the movies (parallel and middle) focuses on representation of women-centered issues. The Parallel...
African American college students; Academic achievement--Social aspects; College dropouts--Prevention
There is a plethora of research regarding the first year undergraduate student experience; however, 2nd year students are facing adversity and consequently high rates of attrition. This phenomenon is known as the sophomore slump. There is limited...
Ranard, John--Exhibitions; Photography, Artistic--Exhibitions; Museum exhibits
This thesis project documents the curatorial and archival work completed using the collection of photographs, negatives, and ephemeral materials of John Ranard. This collection belongs to his estate and is currently housed at the University of...