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A Paradoxical Reality: The Blessings and Burdens of the African American Female Educational Leader
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
The African-American female educational leadership experience is an interesting and unique journey toward personal and professional achievement. This journey proves to be quite precarious in that it is not unusual for ...
A Narrative Inquiry of Latina/o Teachers in Urban Elementary Schools
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
Latina/o teachers are underrepresented in the educational workforce. As such, the purpose of this narrative inquiry is to explore the experiences of Latinas/os who are teaching in urban school districts. The central ...
Navigating Social-emotional Experiences for Readers: Stories of Two High-performing Urban Elementary Teachers
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2019)
Reading proficiency rates for elementary students in the United States are extremely concerning, especially for students in urban contexts (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2017). Due to accountability ...
A great and necessary measure : George Grenville and the genesis of the Stamp Act, 1763-1765
(University of Missouri Press, 1982)
George Grenville could have upheld Parliament's sovereignty, raised a revenue, reduced smuggling, and asserted British control over the colonies by lowering the duty on foreign molasses imported into America from sixpence ...
Determining reliability and validity of a faculty survey to identify current teaching strategies and application of internet technologies in a Taiwanese university
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
The purpose of this study was to determine the validity and reliability of webbased teaching strategies for use as an instrument to conduct a survey to determine the level of instructional practices by a Taiwanese university faculty and the degree...
Missouri alumnus, volume 050, number 4 (1961 December)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1961)
Flow and the Five-Factor Model (FFM) of Personality Characteristic
Flow is an area that has had a flourish of research emerge within the past couple of decades originating in the sport psychology literature (Jackson & Eklund, 2006; Hefferon & Ollis, 2006; Kee & Wang, 2008) and in a multitude ...
Smoke in a Bottle: Adolescent Literacies and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies in an Urban Catholic High School
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Increased standardization within adolescent literacy education leads to dehumanization of students who become a demographic label, statistic, or problem to fix (Blackburn, 2013; Freire, 1996; Gordon, 2009; Paris & Alim, ...
(University of Kansas City, 1963)
Exploring the impact of peracetic acid on bacterial regrowth and plasmid release and developing a novel whole-cell biosensor to monitor the expression of quorum sensing genes
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Peracetic acid (PAA or CH3COOOH) is a promising alternative to chlorine-based disinfectants for water and wastewater treatment due to its strong antimicrobial properties and low disinfection by-product (DBP) formation ...
Fast talk & flush times : the confidence man as a literary convention
(University of Missouri Press, 1985)
Lenz provides a historical overview of the American confidence man, and its role as a literary convention.
The impact analysis of structural change in Korean agriculture with respect to the Korean-United States free trade agreement: dynamic simultaneous equation model approach
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The main objective of this study is the analysis of the impacts of the Korean-United States Free Trade Agreement. On April 2, 2007, Korea and the United States concluded a...
The imperial cult and the individual : the negotiation of Augustus' private worship during his lifetime at Rome
This dissertation argues for a reevaluation of the imperial cult in Rome. It demonstrates that worship of the living Augustus began in private acts which progressed into public rituals after his senate-decreed divinity in ...
An ecological systems approach to reduce children's encounters with obscenity on the internet
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This dissertation explores how to reduce children's encounters with obscenity on the Internet. Congress has been trying to shield children from encountering online obscenity and some of Congress' attempts failed because ...
Islam and the West : how do background and experience influence how photojournalists cover Muslims? Professional project in three parts
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
This project seeks to answer the question of whether background and experience influence the ways that photojournalists cover Muslims and whether September 11, 2001, had any influence on their perceptions or approach. ...
For the love of God and country : nation-building and the (re)gendering of emotions in Francoist Spain
Studies on the history of emotion have shown that the standards of a given society towards basic emotions and the appropriate means of expressing them reflect or encourage certain attitudes or conducts in its people. Since ...