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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 . . .
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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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    Viens, Aemon
    The disproportionate disenfranchisement of people of color is compounded in states that have strict felon disenfranchisement laws and therefore, voter disenfranchisement policies perpetuate the second-class status of people of color. In response to a . . .
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    Thomason, Benjamin D.
    This thesis explores the composition and content of the music performed in my Masters of Music Recital on March 29, 2014. This includes Fisherman's Song and Memory by Chen Yi, Sonata No. 3 in C Major for Solo Violin, BWV 1005, by J.S. Bach, Poème by E . . .
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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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    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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    Gold, Kelley May
    The presence of school gardens is increasing in schools throughout the United States. In California alone, school gardens were found in 13% of schools in 1996 and 24% of schools in 2005 (819 and 2381, respectively) (Graham, Lane Beall, Lussier, McLaug . . .
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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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    Quevedo, Yvette
    The rationale behind this study is to identify how effective parent support groups are in minimizing stress levels amongst mother caring for children with special speeds. Chihiro (2011), states, parents of children with disabilities can be effectively . . .
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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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    Sarkissian, Lina
    Research on the cause of homelessness in the County of Los Angeles has increased. However, there has been no substantial plan or act set forward to dramatically cut the numbers of homeless individuals roaming in Los Angeles. There are many factors tha . . .
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    Rodriguez, Adrian
    This project examines the issues and pressures male victims of domestic violence encounter through societal pressures and a lack of support resources. The project also provides a curriculum for a support group for male survivors of domestic violence. . . .
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    Azimi, Reza
    From 1985 processor designers are using pipeline to cover the instructions execution on each other and increase their design speed. They call this overlap between instructions, "instruction level parallelism" because instructions are calculated in par . . .
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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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    Demauro, Eric
    JavaScript as a server-side language coupled with the use of NoSQL databases has seen an emergence in recent years with the creation of Node.js and NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB. The purpose of this thesis is to act as a case study to determine the . . .
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    Jones, Linda
    There are fundamental questions about the way in which varying student populations experience schooling in U.S. public K-12 schools, specifically regarding Black students who face persistent historical challenges to opportunities in schools that have . . .
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Halawani, Reham Abdulkarim
    The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the night shift increased the risk of obesity among nurses. The study examined different factors that might influence night shift nurses towards obesity, incorporating other research on obesity, nur . . .
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    DeMasi, Nicole
    Prior research indicates that college students have a lack of knowledge regarding proper nutrition and have been shown to have undesirable nutrition behaviors (Kolodinsky, Harvey-Berino, Berlin, Johnson, & Reynolds, 2007). However, consuming a diet th . . .
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    Howerton, Jaclyn
    The oboe's noble history dates back hundreds of years prior to many of its modern orchestral counterparts. This rich history lends a plethora of solo compositions written by prominent composers of every musical era. Such outstanding composers include . . .
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    Ouyang, Qin
    "Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685, came to be widely recognized as the preeminent composer of the Baroque era, and foremost among the numerous musical members of the Bach family. He established a . . .
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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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    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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    Phillips, Kelei
    This study will examine the consequential effects of parental incarceration in association to a child’s healthy development. Increasing rates of incarceration in the United States have prompted a need to further explore these effects, as children pose . . .
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    Barnes, Breanna
    Purpose: To establish unique consequences of religious abuse experienced in childhood on mental health and development. Hypothesis: What is the impact of religious abuse on mental health and development? Methods: Systematic literature review utilizing . . .
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    Donnelly, Richard Leo
    This thesis includes an interactive system for defining and evaluating microcomputer hardware and software specifications against a set of alternative candidates. The Decision Evaluation Support System (DESS) provides a facility for users to automate . . .
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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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    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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    Starnes, Melissa
    Transitions Mental Health Youth Treatment Program (YTP) in San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking a grant to ensure foster youth who are placed within YTP are equipped with basic health, hygiene, self-care, and school essentials. The purpose of this service . . .
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    Starnes, Melissa
    Transitions Mental Health Youth Treatment Program (YTP) in San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking a grant to ensure foster youth who are placed within YTP are equipped with basic health, hygiene, self-care, and school essentials. The purpose of this service . . .
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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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    Hinze, Lee Roy
    This report describes in detail the work performed to develop a computer model of an in-flight artificially produced icing cloud. A primary feature of the model includes the calculation of the trajectories of evaporating droplets as they move in the f . . .
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    Cruz, Ruth
    Housing Instability may impact educational achievement of college students, but has been understudied. Purpose: This study examines the relationship between housing instability and stress among college students. Hypothesis: CSUN students with housing . . .
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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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    Vakil, Monali
    The objective of the graduate project is to design a Two-stage Power amplifier operating at 19GHz with transistor MGF4841CL by Mitsubishi Manufacturer. For this design, Lange coupler was used to couple both stages. The selection of the device was made . . .
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    Ellis, Randall Walter
    The Space Management System is an continuing project at the Aerospace Corporation. The project started when the Facilities requested that I determine the feasibility of acquiring a Facilities Management software package to manage the existing Aerospac . . .
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    Veesam, Srikanth
    Preceding a couple of years, a lot of work has been done for wide band gap materials such as Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN). Silicon Carbide (SiC) as a wide band gap material is used in many applications due to its high temperature, h . . .