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    Haber, Sharon Joy
    This study was designed to investigate the various factors which might influence the decision-making process of clinical psychologists in relation to ethical violations. One of 27 questionnaires containing a vignette of an ethical violation by a psych . . .
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    Straub, Marianne Agnes
    Overuse of many of the National Parks is resulting in permanent damage to areas that were set aside to preserve the unique heritage of the nation, and projections indicate that this growth in demand will continue. Those remedial steps taken by the Nat . . .
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    Burt, Donna
    The four series presented in this abstract represent the development of a simple idea, that of a landscape etching, into a technically complex serial image expressing some of the many changes which constantly occur to the landscape. Through a combinat . . .
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    Kern, Peggy Kroto
    The purpose of this study was to research art experiences of an expressive nature appropriate for the mentally retarded child at the elementary school level. The research was conducted in a public elementary school for trainably retarded children and . . .
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    Arthur, Michael Douglas
    The camera is one of the most precise instruments available to the artist for visual expression. Together with the artist's good sense for composition, the camera lens format helps in the elimination of distracting elements in the environment. By its . . .
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    Myers, Ruth
    This paper describes the effective use of art activities with college student mothers and their preschool children in the Child Development Center of Los Angeles Valley College. The purpose of the classes was to use simple, unstructured art activities . . .
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    Fortine, Bruce D.
    In 1973, the Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District approved the creation of the Community Services Office. In this thesis, a brief history of the growth and development of the community college functions is included, with e . . .
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    Young, Michael Edward
    This thesis contains a methodology for implementation of a program budget applicable within institutions of higher education. The purpose of the study is to provide an applied example of program budgeting to an educational institution and show the res . . .
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    Fleur, Sharon M.
    Parents, this handbook is written to supply answers to your question “how can I help my child?” When your son or daughter was identified as a disabled reader, you undoubtedly had many questions as to what this meant for your child and for you as a par . . .
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    Martinez, Nicole
    Los Angeles is one of the most identifiable cities in the world with a well-known image and the appeal of Hollywood; the city draws people from all over the globe. The idyllic depiction of Los Angeles was not always this appealing. The settlement was . . .
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    Elisara, Unai
    In this grant I will be addressing the need for an expansion of Feleti Barstow Public Library of Pago Pago, American Samoa. This Library is the only library on the island and houses many of the island's cultural and historical artifacts. I am requesti . . .
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    Seigal, Jesse Travis
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of introducing a media-based, embedded cognitive strategy into the classroom instruction of military journalism students who historically have had problems effectively processing the information . . .
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    Laguire, Allison
    The purpose of this paper is to examine how arts integration in the STEM disciplines can become a vehicle for engaging students in a deeper understanding of STEM curricula. There is much discussion in the educational world that the acronym STEM should . . .
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    Kopchick, Eleanor Hobbs
    The purpose of this project is to present a profile on severe to profound multihandicapped deaf students presently being served in various programs for the deaf throughout the United States. Public Law 94- 142 mandates rights guaranteed to all handica . . .
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    Hofacker, Charles F.
    In order to resolve some of the contradictions that exist in the area of pictorial memory and to more fully understand the processing of visual materials, a study was undertaken to examine the serial position curve when the stimuli are relatively comp . . .
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    Kaufman, Gordon L.
    This paper presents a comparative study of self-concept in deaf students with deaf parents as opposed to deaf students with hearing parents. The students involved in the study were of junior high and senior high levels at the American School for the D . . .
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    Smyth, Tim Christopher
    Since the concept of locus of control was proposed by Rotter in 1954, other theorists have sought to expand upon his initial bipolar concept. Levenson (1972) proposed that locus of control is not two dimensional or bipolar but that externality can be . . .
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    Rodgers, Horace Edgar Jr
    "A Portrait of a Middle-Aged Man" provides a cross-sectional analysis of a typical man in throes of a mid-life crisis. Seen in three different settings which reveal the conflicts arising out of employment, family and social encounters, the protagonist . . .
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    Gilliland-Swetland, Tanner
    At the core of my work is the question, what constitutes a community? My interdisciplinary practice, centered around three-dimensional object making, often uses forms that reference minimalism, urban design, and do-it-yourself construction. I am inter . . .
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    Danforth, Catherine Pamela
    The purpose of this investigation is to describe a level of urban social dialect as it is typically spoken by the older generation native resident of Northeastern Mannheim. Attention is focused on phonological, morphological, and syntactic variation, . . .
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    Freeman, Daniel
    A comedienne clasping a manly-man hand to her face-that's the sight gag splashed across the cover of Tina Fey's bestselling memoir Bossypants, a joke and title with centuries' worth of setup. A subversion of expectations is reflected in the cover desi . . .
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    Schwartz, Agnes Szekely
    The subject of this paper is the history, content, structure, and analysis of my Master of Music Recital which I gave on March 21, 2010. The repertoire focuses on the works of European composers. I have planned on a selection of short character pieces . . .
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    Spees, Marsha J.
    Although sign language interpreters have long been used as facilitators of communication between the deaf and hearing, only within the past twenty years has the use of interpreters become a formal part of the educational system. School districts emplo . . .
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    Naden, Roy Cecil
    Because our society has become so significantly television oriented, and beceuse programs of technical excellence sponsored by stations or organizations with considerable financial resources are common everyday presentations, and because television is . . .
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    Sharp, Tilghman
    Forty-six depressed and anxious cardiac patients who had suffered myocardial infarction and/or bypass surgery were given twelve weekly sessions of either supportive or behavioral therapy. Patients completed a battery of psychological assessments at fi . . .
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    Aguiniga, Elia
    The informal economy refers to a "medium for survival and for making ends meet for people that either cannot find a job in the formal sector, cannot survive economically earning a minimum wage, or simply require extra income" (Rendon, 2016, p.19). The . . .
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    Ali, Mohammad
    The word formation process for English has been the center of much study. However, one area has received less attention than the rest, specifically the word formation process of English personal names. This paper seeks to investigate whether the Engli . . .
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    Marshall, Bruce Reginald
    The ubiquitous "energy crisis," brought to the public's attention by the Arab oil embargo of 1973-74, thrusted southern California’s two largest energy utilities unwillingly, and unexpectedly, into the media limelight. For the first time in their more . . .
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    Hirsch, Gita Mera
    Schools in the United States are moving towards an inclusive model of education. There is, therefore, an increased need for general education teachers to be well versed in the implementation of accommodations for students with special needs. Yet, ther . . .
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    Abers, Marilyn
    Burdens and supports is the beginning idea--amorphous organs of clay, bound, supported and pierced by ribbons of steel. The clay reacts to the steel which is constructed first, like the feminine dancer following the masculine lead. The clay harmonizes . . .
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    Karr, Crystal
    This document is about my transformative teaching experience. Through my own teaching and research I have discovered that art becomes more meaningful when it contains both technique and content. I found that students become more engaged when the art c . . .
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    Ramsay, Alice Box
    The Preface is followed by on Introduction devoted to a brief survey of the musical exchange between North America end Latin America. The purpose of this Introduction is to provide a brood perspective for the chapters to follow. Part I is essentially . . .
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    Labonville, Marie Elizabeth
    This study examines the underworld scenes of the Orpheus operas of Claudio Monteverdi, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, Joseph Haydn, and Jacques Offenbach. The purpose is to discover what similarities, if any, occur among works dealing with the same ba . . .
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    Rodie, Warren Wendell
    Owens Valley, lying in eastern California’s Basin and Range Province, is a graben, built through the action of block faulting. Sedimentary deposits of the Tertiary period overlay granitic intrusions of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The climate . . .
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    Wolkov, David
    This is a study investigating (1) the causes and events leading to the curriculum revisions which incorporated abstract philosophical issues into secondary mathematics, and (2) the consequences of these curriculum changes. Assessments are made of the . . .
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    Escalante, Danny
    Personal mythology perceived through adolescent desire, and quotidian events inform my work. Through a variety of media, I explore themes of mark making, identity and environment. By dissecting and reassembling the elements that comprise a painting in . . .
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    Schultz, Christopher A.S.
    Brewer’s Oak (Quercus garryana var. breweri) is a dense, shrub-like variety of Garry Oak (Quercus garryana – referenced as Oregon White Oak or Oregon Oak), which is found primarily in the western regions of North America. Scientists and surveyors work . . .
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    Steinmetz, Leslie R.
    The major purposes of the writer of this thesis were to review the literature regarding reading and academic achievement scores of Mexican-American children in the southwestern United States and to develop original Mexican-American cultural and histor . . .
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    Tomikawa, Tetsuji
    This paper investigated a major problem confronting deaf would-be graduate students: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Two related topics were included: special graduate admission policies with regard to minority and handicapped students, and Sel . . .
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    Moffat, Rosemary
    The beginning of the 21st century brought with it many trials, many of which have torn holes in our concepts of community, and created fissures between people. In our search for ways to re-create strong community, this project examined the ways that c . . .
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    Chu, Suming
    Believe Me is a fantasy drama about a 17 year old boy Michael, his soul transfers into his twin sister Emily's body in a car accident. But he still wants to help Amanda, the girl he likes to fulfill her last wishes. In the end, he sacrifices his life . . .
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    Bernstein, Lois Ingerneri
    Adolescent girls today are required to examine an unlimited range of options and possibilities open to them. Because girls are not socialized to be independent and decisive, the burden of making choices can be overwhelming. Adolescent girls need assis . . .
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    Riley, Michelle Jo
    In order to further the study of gender roles as an interacting set, the gender role expectations of 82 married CSUN students and their spouses were examined in terms of the interaction of husband-wife expectations at three hypothesized levels of defi . . .
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    Monroe, Marlisa Jeanine
    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was a highly creative and artistically diverse individual. His talents were expressed in every field of art, and in each field he was successful. The diversity of his talent defies traditional categorization and makes it diffi . . .
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    Mandel, Jerrold L.
    This study represents an attempt to assess the relationship between unclear communication and deviant behavior. It was hypothesized that as stimuli became less discriminable, and the consequences of responses became less predictable, behavior would be . . .
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    Nishikawa, Makoto
    In determining the scope interpretations of quantifiers, linguists follow the view that the one which is “leftmost” in the surface structure is interpreted to have the highest scope. Many linguists have posited left-right order as the determining fact . . .
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    Hattier, Charlene
    Abstract Art as a Tool for Communication: The Importance of Social Justice Art Curriculum By Charlene Hattier Master of Art in Art, Art Education The general question to be investigated is, “How do educators address difficult, controversial topics of . . .
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    Chukhadarian, Lucin
    This thesis brings together three shorter plays, "Reverse Intimidation," "Collectors," and "Chandra," each of which I've been working for some time. Each play explores the courage and the fragility of women. "Reverse Intimidation" is based on personal . . .
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    Grigorian, Masha
    This thesis is concerned with analyzing the characters of Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, and Professor Severus Snape from the sensational children's book series, Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling through the perspective of literary and critical theory. Alth . . .
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    Blankfield, Alexander Joel
    This study explores the merits of using career oriented programs to enable minority group students to enter economic mainstream as professionals in greater numbers. The core of this study is the Career Opportunities for Youth Programme (C.O.Y.) which . . .