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    Lascelles, Tewa
    The rich historiography of Normandy goes back centuries. Recent scholarship, however, has many researching the formation and early existence of the medieval duchy. The idea of researching the surviving Carolingian and Norman annals along with the duca . . .
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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 . . .
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    McCormick, Loretta Antonia
    This thesis, a collection of four shmi stories, attempts to resist the long-standing paradigm in American society that places science in the privileged position of tmth, with an assumed ideology of innate objectivity, while subordinating myths as sole . . .
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Narayanamurti, Krishna
    Late in Jane Austen’s "Emma," a peculiar scene of harrowing adventure disrupts an otherwise realistic novel. On an early morning walk, Harriet Smith takes a wrong turn into the woods outside the posh village of Highbury. A “gang” of young “gypsies,” p . . .
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    Kimball, Mary Eleanor
    The hypothesis that Graphoanalysis (GA) is a valid predictor of scores on the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey was tested by correlating Graphoanalyses of writing samples from 30 Ss, done separately by two Graphoanalysts (Gs), with results of the . . .
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    Gilman, Benedicte
    Quantitative content analysis was used to examine coverage of women in a weekly Marxist-Leninist newspaper. A stratified random sample of stories on all topics in three issues from each year of the study was analyzed for variables dealing with both me . . .
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    Borozan, John Nicholas
    As stated in the title, this thesis is an introductory course of study in New World Archaeology designed and structured for high school students as a one semester course. It is divided into seven teaching units that cover prehistoric culture areas of . . .
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    Evans, Joan Linda
    Art education has had a low priority in elementary school curriculums. The average elementary classroom teacher's lack of training and experience in art education causes dependence on stereotype approaches, dittos, copying, and tracing in place of ori . . .
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    Reid, William Taylor
    Maximum and minimum temperatures in the Eastern Mojave Desert are primarily a function of elevation: lower elevations are warmer due to greater compression. Both mean maximums and minimun1s for July change about 8 kelvins per kilometer; January mean m . . .
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    Antman, Betty Fox
    In 1972 the A. E. Wright Middle School, Las Virgenes Unified School District received an NDEA grant and organized a reading laboratory equipped with a wide range of multi-media instructional materials. The program adopted was one of individualized ins . . .
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    Alexandre, Laurie Ann
    The John Reed Club was a group of politically radical writers, artists, and journalists, who aligned themselves with the struggles of the working-class and militant left during the early Depression years (1929-1935). The Clubs were in the forefront of . . .
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    Dowling, Jennifer Jane
    During the last decade, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries caused the largest transfer of wealth in history by taking control of the pricing and production of its vast oil resources away from Western nations. This thesis is a qualit . . .
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    Parsons, Patrick Robert
    The thesis applies Marxist economic precepts to the function of the newspaper industry, thereby explaining the industry's economic growth and daily operation. Topics from employment to chain ownership are considered and analyzed in terms of their role . . .
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    Vaquilar, Serena
    As a solo instrument, the double bass has a short history thus far. Until the latter half of the 18th century, the repertoire for the double bass was limited to short solos within larger orchestral works; the most notable being solos in the Haydn's sy . . .
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    Recendez, Laura Michele
    The flute is an instrument that can be both delicately beautiful and aggressively powerful, the expressive capabilities of which can be fully explored in the recital setting. Laura Michele Recendez, a student of Sandra Kipp, performed a Graduate flute . . .
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    Wong, Cynthia
    Community gardens are a common land use and social activity in urban agriculture. Although there is plenty of research on the benefits and the necessity of community gardens, there is little research on the barriers that hinder the growth of community . . .
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    Everett, Nicole
    The thesis project focuses on eliminating the digital divide that exists amongst generations. Educators representative of the Baby Boomer generation, experience difficulty with creating successful learning for Millennial students, due to lack of techn . . .
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    Everett, Nicole
    The thesis project focuses on eliminating the digital divide that exists amongst generations. Educators representative of the Baby Boomer generation, experience difficulty with creating successful learning for Millennial students, due to lack of techn . . .
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    Sepe, Christine Azzoni
    The goal of this graduate recital was to present a varied program. The artistic performance demonstrated the continued development of piano literature in terms of style and form from the Classic, Romantic, and Impressionistic Periods of music. Represe . . .
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    Johnson, Kelly M.
    In order to generalize the results of stereotyping and discrimination studies to intergroup situations, it is important to attempt to examine simultaneously the many individual variables that have been implicated in this process. Three of these variab . . .
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    Roper, Scott Francis
    In the songs of John Dowland, the transparent texture of the guitar’s polyphonic accompaniment together with the poetic lyricism of the vocal line makes an excellent intimate beginning set in recital. In contrast, Bellini’s bel canto melodies have muc . . .
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    Buchanan, Shirley E.
    The historical record shows that the expansion of the United States and the fulfillment of an American national paradigm hinged on the interactions and negotiations that were cultivated with native people.
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    Yang, Wei-Chun
    THE LOTTERY IS A SHORT NARRATIVE FILM CONSISTING OF THREE segments delineating the misconceptions that many new immigrants from Taiwan hold about living in the U.S. The subject matter of these three segments included in this film is respectively: heal . . .
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    Abu Wadi, Ali
    The aim of this study is to fill a considerable gap in Bedouin dialectology by providing a phonological analysis of the Bedouin dialect of the al-Ramadhin subtribe of al-Tayaha in the Naqab Desert (southern Israel) in order to determine the presence o . . .
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    Kosakowski, Cheryl Roraff
    In the early eighteenth century George Frederick Handel turned from the Italian operatic tradition and made a deliberate attempt to appeal to the English middle-class audience through the genre of the oratorio. His libretti were in English and were, f . . .
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    Gravelle, Jessica Spike
    While many critics note the numerous musical allusions in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo, Jack Kerouac's On the Road, and Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey, this thesis examines the appropriation of jazz in particular to these three American texts. . . .
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    Martain-Haverbeck, Veronica
    Tourism, the world's leading industry, can be a tool to promote peace and alleviate poverty for one of the world's most marginalized people, Guatemala's Mayans. Guatemala' s current political and socio-economic situation is rooted in centuries of a de . . .
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    Putney-Hyde, Norella Margaret
    Diabetic, stroke and hip fracture patients of a home care agency are studied relative to their family support and their home health care success. Gender, age, diagnosis, ethnicity and the primary caregiver are evaluated. The research is augmented by t . . .
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    Simon, Robert L.
    Luis Milan was one of his country's foremost performers on the vihuela. His tutor book, El Maestro, published in Spain in 1536, was distinguished not only as the first collection of vihuela music, but also as the earliest source employing verbal indic . . .
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    Hightower, Whitney Jennifer
    This applied research project investigates the use of culturally responsive teaching as a means of increasing students' knowledge and understanding in social studies, and provides a culturally responsive unit incorporating primary sources on the Japan . . .
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    Kellis, Melody T.
    In 2003 I came home to the United States after living in Europe for almost eight years. The week of my return was also the week that Colin Powell made his presentation to the United Nations regarding the American "proof' for war against Iraq. As I lef . . .
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    Hocking, Sheldon M.
    Today is difficult, there really aren't many things left that seem to be pure. I think love is pure. I think art is pure. And magic. Magic is everything we don't know ... Fritz Scholderl I have long been fascinated by the magic and power of objects an . . .
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    Bates, Rebecca Joyce
    To become part of any literary tradition is to call upon the classics while inventing new and individual ideas and concepts. In my writing I strive to find a balance between the old and the new . I have been heavily influenced by authors in the litera . . .
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    Steiger, Laura L.
    Construct accessibility has been found to play an important role in the interpretation of social information. Even when a construct is primed implicitly it has been proven to have a temporary effect on person perception. The present experiment examine . . .
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    Holtreman, Isabel
    Hostile Takeover: A Love Story is a romantic comedy about Frannie O'Riley, an overgrown tom boy who has trouble opening up her heart to love and romance. Frannie works in her father's construction company, a company that had once been successful but i . . .
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    Nomelli, Sheryl Lynn
    This study explores politics, Jim Crow, and the effect of white relationships on the survival of black politicos through the life and achievements of Louis J. Winston during the most controversial period of history experienced by the South. Born into . . .
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    Mayes, Frank
    In preparing this recital, I wanted to play a variety of clarinet music, including some that to my knowledge has never been performed outside of a teachers studio. I also included two standard works of the repertoire and two works of the twentieth cen . . .
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    Schuylar, Regan
    Recently my work has moved from a lighter view of people in their daily encounters to an examination of people foundering in the ruins of their lives in homes built on shifting sands. As politics vacillate and our foundations quake, many cannot swim o . . .