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    Article
    Hermans, Hubert
    Huimin Jin’s article on cultural self-confidence is a welcome invitation to deliver a short commentary from a western point of view. My purpose is to show that in Western scientific publications of the past decades, there is an increasing interest in . . .
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    Graduate project
    Linderman, Regan
    This project explored the requirements and funds necessary to develop a series of ongoing workshops that teaches teens and young adults in Stanislaus County how to cook for themselves on a limited budget. The workshops are intended to support and buil . . .
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    Thesis
    De Cuir, Margo
    Gender inequality is a pervasive social construct that impacts everyone within society. Couples who experience infidelity are not exempt from this and infidelity may act as a mechanism to address gender inequality. By identifying signifiers of gender . . .
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    Dave, Avani
    In a modern era, most of the consumer and industrial electronic devices use High Speed data transfer. High speed data transfer can be achieved with different protocols like I2C, SPI, AGP, PCI, and PCIE. A 32x 32 photo detector data acquisition system . . .
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    Karabidian, Eddie
    A variety of models of cell adhesion have been proposed by previous investigators; each depended heavily on details of the biochemistry of cell surface sugars. In this study, Lytechinus pictus sea urchin embryos were used to study the molecular mechan . . .
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    Karandikar, Nikita
    This work is an implementation of the Christofides Algorithm for the travelling salesman problem in an application. Consider, a person running errands. If they go about it in an intuitive manner, it may happen that the person may find themselves going . . .
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    Gilmour, Lynn
    This project covers the necessity of Social Media Awareness in the middle school classroom via Digital Citizenship. The main goal of Digital Citizenship is to teach respect, educate about technology and its platforms and protect the students using the . . .
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    Graduate project
    Sallop, Marvin B.
    The purpose of this project is to acquaint the reader with the findings of Sign language Linguistics, to present in perspective, some of the descriptive elements of American Sign Language, and to offer suggestion as to how the discoveries of Sign Lang . . .
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    Zukin, Mary Jane
    A study of 90 infants from lower middle class homes in New Delhi, India showed no conclusive relationships between family income, the father's occupation, the mother's education, and the vegetarian or non-vegetarian practices of the family to the prot . . .
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    Saxton, William Manning
    Applications of a low-speed centrifuge rotor designed to separate whole cells at very low g-forces in partially reoriented, shallow density gradients are presented. The particle separation chamber was fabricated using Lucite so that gradient behavior . . .
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    Gilbertson, Max L.
    In the last century photography has been recognized as a media for recording visual stimuli. Photographers such as M. Brady (11), T. O'Sullivan (12), and D. Hill (17) have concentrated on taking pictures of social events or natural phenomenon. More re . . .
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    Dopps, Orville Lloyd
    The purpose of this report, is to provide some insight into the so called “Black Magic” world of Reliability Engineering. How does an engineer predict the reliability of a system? Can a systems reliability be improved? How many hours of tests are requ . . .
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    Kitano, Riichi
    This graduate project explores two seemingly opposite disciplines; spiritual ecofeminism and martial arts, and how those two can enhance each other. Whether people recognize it or not, both feminists and martial artists have been claiming the same mot . . .
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    Sudini, Ankithreddy
    This project explains a Capacitance model for Gallium Nitride MESFET, with a new Concept of Charge Conversion. For a different charges of gate, source and drain terminals depending upon the voltage values of the drain source voltage, the charge of the . . .
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    Carigga, Jennifer
    Change in the workplace is a regularly occurring factor. In Los Angeles County Public Works, technology has become the most recent trend aimed to increase effectiveness, productivity, and workspace. The amount of electronic methods created to substitu . . .
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    Luo, Ming
    This project introduced graduation recital repertoire in fulfillment of my master's degree. It covers the brief background and music analysis of Johann Sebastian Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 893, Ludwig van Beethoven's Sonata in D minor, O . . .
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    Stagers, Ronald D.
    A theory of the non-linear longitudinal Kerr magneto-optic effect, previously developed for bulk materials, is now applied to a magnetic thin film. The material model is based on the classical equation of motion for a free electron with a finite relax . . .
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    Jacobo, Brenda
    Transactional leadership is the dominant type of management in the public sector. As progressive ideas come forward, transformational leadership has emerged as a potential innovative way of managing employees. Transactional leadership is based on the . . .
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    Robinson, Roberta Agnes
    A consumer survey was conducted: (1) to determine opinions of the consumer concerning DOC Standard FF J-71 on the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear, and (2) to determine if the consumer follows instructions on the care labels in sleepwear concernin . . .
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    Holzhauer, Cassandra
    Thus far, research on child support order compliance has been heavily linked to which percent of custody each parent has and how much income the parent paying support earns. Research shows if family violence is present, a batterer may abuse a victim b . . .
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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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    Loomis, Linda Wood
    Individuation, the conscious realization of one's own part in the process of human growth, is a unique psychological reality, including strengths and limitations, which leads to the integration of the Self as a whole being. It is my hypothesis 'that b . . .
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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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    Mandadi, Architha
    One dimensional physics based analytical modeling of SiC MISFET has been developed. The drain-source current, transconductance, and gate-source capacitance have been evaluated. The main objective of this project is to study the frequency response thro . . .
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    Mao, Doudou
    The repertoire of this recital was selected to fulfill my Master of Music in Voice, and to create the illusion of fluid and melodic lines in music and poetry. Pieces are arranged by chronological period, which stretch from the Baroque period including . . .
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    Castillo, Adrian
    Donny is a dark comedy of which a philosophy professor who is finishing his dissertation on freewill, determinism and karma. After an argument over his wife's affair, it leads to her death. Donny will soon be faced with all three philosophies, each pr . . .
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    Cobos, Cassily
    Self-advocacy is an essential skill needed to function within a larger society. While in school, students with disabilities are offered several supports to help them succeed academically (e.g. access to a case manager, counselors, school psychologist, . . .
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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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    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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    Cheng, Chun Hei
    This thesis project is about making a highly customizable, intuitive and easy-to-use restaurant point of sale(POS) application running on Windows. The application is implemented as a standalone desktop app using the Microsoft Windows Presentation Foun . . .
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    Dissertation
    Terjimanian, Ike A.
    For decades there exist wide disparities in achievement between Black and Latino students and their White counterparts. This qualitative case study, framed within an interpretivist research paradigm borrowing principles of ethnography, explores the pe . . .
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    Cable, Vaughn Paul
    The scattering of a non-uniform plane surface wave by an arbitrarily tilted thin metallic strip located near a dielectric coated ground plane is investigated both theoretically and experimentally. Two of the scattering coefficients, s11 and s22, are c . . .
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    Ramzan, Shahid
    The discontinuous nature of the San Andreas fault at San Gorgonio Pass has led to competing models about whether or not large earthquakes can rupture through this structurally complex region. To test these models I excavated trenches across the San Go . . .
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    Figueroa, Erica
    Purpose: The purpose of this research project was to learn about the self-care practices that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are engaged in while also identifying the barriers impeding DACA recipients from implementing self-c . . .
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    Kuddah, Ziad Djakfar bin
    Engine selection plays a Key role in determining aircraft performance. Prediction of aircraft performance as a function of engine selection requires the examination of the pertinent variables. The objective of this study is to parametrically examine t . . .
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    Dissertation
    Macchiarella, Julie
    The purpose of this project is to provide an accurate and accessible resource for the education of parents of Deaf children about child sexual abuse prevention and awareness. While there is limited research on the Deaf community and child sexual abuse . . .
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    Thesis
    Barkley, Ronald Ralph
    The changing environment in hospital financial management has added a new dimension to the delivery of quality health care, this being quality care at a reasonable cost. Aggregating to produce cost savings resulting from increased volume efficiencies . . .
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    Audio recording
    Pleuss, Joseph
    The repertoire for my recital ranged from baroque oratorio to twentieth century French mélodie and focuses on many non-operatic traditions in solo vocal literature. The four sets chosen for this recital represent the following four genres: baroque Eng . . .
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    Darbinyan, Janette
    Abstract Proposition 57: Implementation and Perception By Janette Darbinyan Master of Public Administration in Public Sector Management and Leadership After decades of harsh crime policy (including being a test state for the Three Strikes approach to . . .
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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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    Villasenor, Marlene
    Family-school relations and parental involvement in education have been identified as ways to close the gaps in achievement (Hill & Tyson, 2009), and there is considerable evidence that they positively impact academic success for most students (Hender . . .
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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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    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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    Kalantari, Parvanch
    The purpose of this study was to investigate opinions held by diabetic patients concerning diet and disease. Data were gathered using a questionnaire. Twenty-five diabetic patients who were hospitalized at Whittier Hospital, Whittier, California, resp . . .
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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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    Johnson, Alex M.
    Habitat fragmentation plays a major role in species extinction and the loss of biodiversity around the globe. When fragmentation occurs, the initial loss of overall habitat alone causes species extirpation. However, species that survive this initial l . . .
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    Ramirez, Rebecca
    ABSTRACT A MEZZO'S JOURNEY: MUSIC THROUGH LANGUAGE AND TIME A GRADUATE VOICE RECITAL by Rebecca Isela Ramirez Master of Music in Music, Performance The repertoire for my voice recital is a representation of music through time, guided by language. Thro . . .
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    Villa, Mayra
    Background and purpose: Domestic Violence has become a nationwide problem, affecting communities of all races, socioeconomic statuses, educational levels, and geographical settings. However, some groups may be especially vulnerable as they may encount . . .
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    Vahed, Mahdis
    Studies have noted that children's clothing industry poses great risks and problems due to the cyclical nature of fashion (Chen &Wei, 2012; Islam ,2017). This research is focused on the identification of materials and dyes used in production of child . . .
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    Chavez, Jacqueline
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a very serious mental health condition that is associated with an anxiety disorder (U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, 2015). This disorder can emerge after someone has witnessed or experienced a traumatic eve . . .