Paramount Ballroom (Shanghai, China); Architecture--China--Shanghai; Buildings--China--Shanghai; Shanghai (China)--History--20th century; Shanghai (China)--Social life and customs--20th century
The Paramount Ballroom was an innovative urban space that challenged traditional
Chinese values. In doing so it played an important role in Shanghai's modernization.
Traditional Confucian morality set very strict regulations on the social...
For this thesis, I wrote 28 new pages, all composed between December, 2011 and March,
2012. They are the best I've written. The other five pages are drafts from work
previously written in U of L Creative Writing workshops. My poems endeavor to...
Regression analysis is a statistical method used to relate a variable of interest, typically y (the dependent variable), to a set of independent variables, usually, X1, X2,...,Xn . The goal is to build a model that assists statisticians in...
Loneliness--Fiction; Widowers--Fiction; Supernatural in literature
Happy Death Men is a series of excerpts from a novel of the same name. It is a work of
magical realism that follows in the footsteps of Haruki Murakami and Neil Gaiman. The
novel consists of two main storylines, one about a widower named Henry, and...
This dissertation examines popular periodicals in the late 19th- and early 20th-century America as pivotal artifacts in the history of literacy education. It first reviews current histories of literacy, writing instruction, and magazines at the...
Nitrile hydratase (NHase) is a metalloenzyme that contains a non-heme iron (III)
or non-corin cobalt (III) in a non-redox active role. NHase is used as biocatalyst in the
industry for the hydrolysis of nitriles to arnides. The trivalent metal ions...
Asian Americans--Cultural assimilation; Acculturation--United States; Sports spectators--United States; Consumer behavior--Social aspects--United States
According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2011), ethnic minority populations in the
U.S. constituted over one-third (approximately 126 million) of the total U.S. population
in 2010 (approximately 300.8 million) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2011). With such...
Feminism in art; Art, Mexican; Women in art; Art and society--Mexico
This dissertation outlines a theoretical model for contextualizing contemporary
women's art practice in Mexico within the profound socioeconomic and political events
that have taken place since 1968, characterized by the steady breakdown and...
Depression is one of the most frequent causes of disability worldwide. It can
affect the psychological, social, and physical wellbeing of those that suffer from it, the
majority of which are women. Depression has been linked to immune activation as...
First year teachers--In-service training; Teacher turnover; Teachers--Job satisfaction
Experts attribute the teacher shortage to an increase in population while others
cite the retirement of a critical mass of baby boomers who came into teaching in the mid
to late twentieth century. Other experts argue that the teaching shortage is...
The oxidation of metallothiolates is complicated by "non-innocence" or potential
redox activity of sulfur to yield thiyl (RS•) radicals. In some instances, the one-electron
oxidation of metal thiolates yields a product with the unpaired...
Autistic children--Education; Mainstreaming in education; Teachers--Attitudes; Inclusive education
The purpose of this research study was to examine the relationship between the
attitudes of public school teachers and the inclusion of students with autism in the general
education classroom highlighting individual teacher characteristics that...
Job embeddedness theory, as introduced by Mitchell, Holtom, Lee, Sablynski, and
Erez (2001), offers a method of discovering why people stay in an organization. By
analyzing the construct's three dimensions (links, fit, and sacrifice) within...
The use of franchise advisory boards, typically composed of franchisees and
franchisor representatives, is common practice in domestic and international franchise
systems. Because effective board collaboration requires teamwork, understanding...
Mathematics--Computer-assisted instruction; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Special education--Mathematics
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different instructional
types used in a mathematics intervention setting. In recent years, school staff have
implemented mathematics intervention programs to aid struggling students and...
Within the discipline of rhetoric and composition, the notion of coherence possesses the status of sine qua non, yet this notion has been treated unevenly or been taken for granted, much as the process of composing itself was taken for granted for...
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...
WHAS (Radio station : Louisville, Ky.)--History; Radio stations--Kentucky--Louisville--History; Radio broadcasting--Kentucky--Louisville--History
As the historiography on radio broadcasting continues to grow and forces
examination from the macro-level to the micro-level, station histories are becoming
increasingly important. The story of WHAS highlights the evolution of a nationally...
Educational change--Kentucky; School improvement programs--Kentucky; Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Kentucky
This study examined student achievement scores in Kentucky elementary
schools to determine the relationship between implementing the America's Choice
comprehensive school reform model and student achievement in mathematics. Six
Whitestone, Henry, 1819-1893; Architects--United States
Henry Whitestone (1819-1893) practiced architecture in the
nineteenth century when the prevailing mode in architectural styles
was a series of historical revivals. His work, with few exceptions,
was entirely within the style of the Italian...