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  • Validation of the blink test: a simple measure of pain. 

    Farr, Monica Rowlette (2013-12-12)
    Pain assessment is a complex task often hindered by subjectivity, an overabundance of measurement options, and communication barriers. Research has focused on psychosocial factors that affect pain assessment as well as the ...
  • The values of stay-at-home and working fathers 

    Rooks, Pam (2012-10-19)
    Using stay-at-home and working fathers as a lens for exploring differences in values constructs among parents, this research showed some supportive evidence for a current evolution away from traditional, breadwinning ...
  • Variations on a Putnam Problem 

    Luther, Loren (2017-02-01)
    The following problem appeared in the afternoon session of the Fiftieth William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition in 1989. A dart, thrown at random, hits a square target. Assuming that any two parts of the target ...
  • Violence in Music Videos: Examining Temporary Personality Effects on the Dark Triad 

    Nauser, Jonathan W. (2015-07-27)
    Research concerning the effects of music has historically focused on the effects of mood, physiology, and other aspects of human cognition but little research has examined the temporary personality effects from watching ...
  • Visual literacy, standards, and the use of visual resources in schools 

    Gaskill, Norine C. (2013-08-01)
    As the world continues to embrace technology, students are expected to possess the skills necessary to make meaning from images used in communication. Based on the heavy use of images on the Web to communicate meaning, for ...
  • “Voluptuous narrative pleasure”: An inter-textual Investigation of Suicide in  Revolutionary Road   

    Hughes, Heather (2015-12)
    In ​Revolutionary Road, April Wheeler links Richard Yates' novel of suburban suffering to a multi-­era, multi-­generic tradition of literary suicides. Thus, April Wheeler's fictional life and death are not only the produ ...
  • We aren't dying yet: identity, belonging and the atrophied church 

    Quist, Crystal M. (2012-06-07)
    The objective of this research project is to better understand how personal and social identities are tied to a church in a state of atrophy. The study takes a close look into a church that the community believes has no ...
  • Wikis in Education 

    Kirkham, Dixie (2015-02-11)
    Several years ago wikis became a tool used to facilitate the learning of students across the world and have changed the way the educational system looks at social learning. This paper explores how since their inception ...
  • "Witchy" women in Jacobean England: subverting the chain of being in Shakespeare's Macbeth 

    Smith, Barbara A. (2014-07-24)
    William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a play that explores the complex relationship between powerful women and witchcraft. In the early modern era, women who disrupted the natural order by displaying “unfeminine” characteristics ...
  • Women's Facebook uses and gratifications 

    Hunold, Christian (2013-04)
    With over one billion users worldwide, Facebook is leading the social media revolution and women account for the majority of users. But why are women so enamored with Facebook? Based on uses and gratification theory, the ...
  • Working for who?: an in-depth look at one local television news station's coverage of the 2001 USA Patriot Act 

    Bright, Michelle R. (2011-09-30)
    As more and more Americans turn the channel away from network news, local news stations are left with the responsibility of informing the local community on topics of national importance. This study examines how one local ...
  • Young adult (YA) literature: details and trendsetting 

    Howell, Robyn E. (2012-02-02)
    Young adult (YA) literature is an evolving genre, with consistent changes occurring in the structure and mode of reading. Along with structural changes, young adult literature pushes controversial boundaries. The research ...