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Theses from 1997

Song of Norma: a Case Study Script Creation and Revision Within an Academic Setting, Steven Gary Martin

United States Military Preparedness, Kevin C. McGowan

Promoting University Programs With Diskette-Based Interactive Media Developed Using Hypertext Markup Language: an Effectiveness Study, Shannon D. McMurtrey

Effects of Hypoxia on Embryonic Development and Hatching in Two Ambystoma and Two Rana Species, Nathan E. Mills

Fears and Reflections: Discovering Yourself Through the Personal Essay, Elizabeth Ann Mitchell

Exploring the Directing Process in the Secondary School: a Production of Anne of Green Gables, Melissa Faye Morgan

Ballistic Missile Defense in the Post-Cold War Era, Matthew James Mowthorpe

The Nature of Word Finding Abilities Following Traumatic Brain Injury, April D. Murphy

Subversive Threat: the Danger of Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation to Western Security, Adam L. Nimrod

An Analysis of Groundwater Movement Along the Highway 60 Corridor, Greene and Christian Counties, Gregory S. Perkins

Overall Satisfaction With Dental Information Systems: an Investigation of Perceived Importance and User Satisfaction With Individual Functions, Lori J. Perry

Is There Really a Fine Line Between Sexual Harassment and Flirtation?: an Exploratory Study, Jill M. Ratermann

Seeing People: Policies And Perceptions That Impact Health Care Equal Communication In Springfield, Missouri, Chris Raymond

The Korean Peninsula: Perspectives on War and Proliferation, Jason William Roback

Reproductive Biology of the Flat Floater Mussel, Anodonta Suborbiculata, Say, 1831 (Mollusca: Unionidae), Andrew David Roberts

The Ability of Americans to Determine Accent Or Language Spoken Solely on Nonverbal Aspects of Expression, Gregory C. Robinson

Determination of an Estrous Cycle in Female Giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis) By Radioimmunoassay of Fecal Hormones, Karla Ann Rues

Rituals of Power in Southern Africa: an Investigation of the Healing Dance of the !Kung in the Context of African Rituals of Power, Jeffrey Clark Ruff

The Relationships Among Disability Type, Religious Orientation, Awareness and Accommodation Type and Perceived Reasonableness of Accommodation, Wesley A. Scroggins

Carnisaurs and Capital: Assertion and Preservation of Hegemony in the Novels of Michael Crichton, William Christopher Sewell

Clinicians' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Group Therapy For Aphasia, Charity Faith Shelton

Japan's Security Interests, Policy, and Implementation, Isoko Sunakawa

Uncertainty Reduction in Initial Interaction of Collectivist and Individualist Students, Janet S. Swann

The Bioterrorist Threat to the United States and Israel, Kathleen Ann Teitel

The Serpent of Friendship, James Louis Waigand

Analysis of Hopanoids From Three Psychrophilic Marine Bacterial Strains, Brian Weber

Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Production By Murine Peritoneal Macrophages in Response to Candida Albicans Yeasts, Germ Tubes, and Mycelia, Laura J. Willis

The Ephemeroptera Larvae of Guatemala, Bryan R. Yates

Reactivity of the vinylogous epoxyketone moiety with stabilized B-dicarbonyl enolate anions, Jie Zhang

Theses from 1996

A Descriptive Study of the Similitude That Exists Between Shyness, Generalized Social Phobia, and Avoidant Personality Disorder, Beverly Diane Austin

Defining Subject Matter Expertise in Job Analysis, Edward T. Babor

The Effect of Storage on Activity of Murine Tnf-α: a Comparison of Inbred and Outbred Strains, Jeffrey T. Bookout

The Comical History of Don Quixote, Part 1: a Critical Edition, Nancy Mohrlock Bunker

The Nesting Biology & Parental Behavior of the Prothonotary Warbler, Protonotaria Citrea, in Southwestern Missouri, Jeffrey N. Cantrell

The Effect of Diary-Keeping on Performance Appraisal Rating Levels, Amy Cisneros

Determining Proportions of Game Animals Using Remote Censusing Camera Systems on Hunted and Non-Hunted Areas, Matthew D. Curry

Reproduction and Diet of Kinosternon Odoratum Inhabiting a Cold Water Reservoir in Southwest Missouri, Stacey D. Davis

Allozyme Diversity and Hybridization in Castanea Pumila (Section Balanocastanon, Fagaceae), Michael David DeBacker

Indoor Concentration Simulation of Radon Isotopes and Their Decay Products, Paul Douglas Dial

Our Father Who Art in Heaven: an Exploration of Prayer Using Grounded Theory, Kelly L. Dobbs

The Interaction and Impact on Revision of Peer and Teacher Feedback in an Esl Classroom, Mark Richard Frank


A History of the Shepherd of the Hills Dramatizations: the Branson Productions, Michael Lewis Frizell

Brutus' Ignoble Mind: a Cognitive Approach to the Tragedy of Julius Caesar, David A. Gann

Tourism Development in Small Midwestern Towns: a Case Study of Eight Communities in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, Ron Gariglietti

Opercular Flaps as Sexual Ornaments For Male Longear Sunfish (Lepomis Megalotis), Kaye Goddard

Conservation Knowledge and Attitudes of Missouri Sixth Grade Students: the Missouri Conservation Survey, 1995-1996, Ginger I. Gray

The Conduct of Diplomacy in the 1990S: the War in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Laura J. Gross

Soviet Naval Doctrine: Continuity and Change, Patrick Harding

The Status of the Puma (Puma Concolor) in Missouri, Based on Sightings, Stephen E. Hardin

The Future of the U.S. Nuclear Attack Submarine and the Preservation of the Submarine Industrial Base, Stephen Michael Hellyar

The Relationship Between Perceptions of Sexual Harassment and Feminist Identity Development, Aletha M. Hilton

The Security Role of ASEAN in the Asia-Pacific Region, Charlie Ho

Hakuna Matata! Do Gender Roles Really Matter?: a Feminist Rhetorical Analysis of Walt Disney Cartoons, Jan M. Hovden

The Effects of Ultraviolet-B Radiation on Aquatic Invertebrates, Robin D. Hurtubise

The United States-Japan Security Alliance: Current Status and Future Prospects, Jason John Ingebrightsen

Socioeconomic Status, Family Intactness and Perfectionism in a College Student Sample At-Risk For Developing Eating Disorders, Kim L. Ingram

The Goddess and Guinevere, Paula Jarrett

Effects of Scriptedness on Children's Generation of Expository Narratives, Patricia L. Jones

Organochlorine Pesticide Residue in Fish Fillets From Lake Springfield, Missouri, David Carl Keeton

The Aging of Two Madtom Catfish Species From a Southwest Missouri Stream, Lisa Kay Kiner

A Descriptive Study of Mental Health Professionals' Attitudes Toward Treatment of Eating Disorders, Tracy A. Kopetzki

Reactivity of the Vinylogous Epoxyketone Moiety, Robert Scott Martin

Land Condition Trend Analysis Plot Inventory Field Methods: a Natural Resource Inventory and Forest Community Analysis Camp Clark, Nevada, Missouri, Susan Joan Mattheis

An Evaluation of Knowledge Gained By Eighth Grade Students Using Project Wet Activities, Debra Marie Mayers

An Examination of Experimentally-Manipulated Enacted Support Upon Cognitive Performance and Cognitive Interference, Robert McCool

Superior-Subordinate Relationships: Communication Style, Leader-Member Exchange Status, and Communication Satisfaction, Catherine Anne Novacek

The Philosophy Of Aesthetic Bliss: A Marxist Reading Of Nabakov's Lolita, Dustin Coppock Pascoe

Beyond the Influences of Television: the New World of Home Video Games, Tamyra A. Plank

Attitudes of Developers and the General Public on Land Development and the Environment in Southwest Missouri: a Comparison Study, Paul J. Rakowski

Mixed-Value/Income Housing: a Study of Attitude-Acceptance Or Rejection, Springfield, Missouri, Deborah J. Richardson

The Communication of Conversion and the Christian Patriot Movement: Proselytization Within the Far Right, Terry Robertson

The Central Stoneroller, Campostoma Anomalum, as an Indicator of Heavy Metal Contamination Using Otolith Age Determination and Growth Analysis, Robert G. Schulz

Designing Intervention Strategies For Spelling Deficits: a Preliminary Assessment, Patricia Thompson Scott

Determination of the Factors Which Influence Parents to Send Their Children to Catholic Secondary Schools, D. Katherine Seastead

Heavy Metal Content in Stream Sediments Adjacent to the Warren County, Missouri Landfill Complex, Mark Thomas Seastead

Breeding System, Heterozygosity, and Seed Germination in a Population of Missouri Bladder-Pod, Lesquerella Filiformis Rollins, Michiko Brenda Smart

Depression, Self-Esteem and Perceived Peer Acceptance Reported By Children Enrolled in a Gifted Program, Allison Dru Smenner

Isolation and Characterization of Chitinases From Dasypus Novemcinctus, the Nine-Banded Armadillo, Stephanie Ann Smith

Thyroid Hormones and the Onset of Hibernation in the 13-Lined Ground Squirrel, Spermophilus Tridecemlineatus, Andy M. Stribling

Turnkey, Bruce Daiquiri Temen

Uranium Leached From Pre-1970's Ceramic Dinnerware, Sandra Lynnette Turpen

Soviet/Russian Strategic Defenses: the Pursuit of Dominance, Philip Richard Waina

Maturation and Reproduction of the White Sucker (Catostomus Commersoni) in Lake Taneycomo, Missouri, Carl Kent Wakefield

Observance of Parental Violence and Its Association With Responses of College Students to an Analog Dating Task, Nora Kay Wildhaber

Stuttering as a Handicap: an Attitude Survey, Robey A. Wilkie

The Role of Alarm Pheromones in Predation Avoidance By Adult Central Newts, Notophthalmus Viridescens, David R. Woody

The stereochemistry and enzymology of the β-oxidative biosynthesis of bile acids in rat liver peroxisomes, Rangfang Xu

Action of Allelochemicals on Algal Growth and Photosystem Ii Efficiency, Zhengfang Yang

Theses from 1995

Compliance-Gaining in Multicultural Groups: an Exploratory Study, Shannah R. Alloway

Communication Processes of Dual-Career Couples in the Transition to Parenthood, Melinda E. Arnold

Home Alone: Home-Based Business People and Their Communication Needs, Jeanne A. Austin

An Examination of Post-Cold War American and Russian Space Launch Systems, Stacy Darren Blevins

A Comparative Study of the Frequency of Nonclinical Panic Attacks as Experienced By Students in the United States and Their English Counterparts, Wendy Anne Broadbent

Early-Life History of the White Sucker (Catostomus Commersoni) in Lake Taneycomo, Missouri, John W. Calfee

Effects of Pretraining on the Visual Discrimination Learning Performance of 3-Month-Old Infants, Kelly Ann Carter

Historic Preservation as an Economic Planning Tool: the Case Study of Mount Vernon, Missouri, Harry Jason Combs

The Effect of Diet and Vitamin Manipulation on Communication in Autism: a Case Study, Susan Bonita Conn

Changing the Paradigm: a Theory of Human Development Based on the Emergence of Nonduality, David A. Cook

Talk Show Viewing Motives: an Exploratory Perspective, Stacy L. Cress

Flashpoint: the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict and Its Implications For Regional States, Michael P. Croissant

The Trident Program and Strategic Policy, Randall David Crompton

A Survey of Galois Theory, Christina L. Daniel

The United States and the State of Israel: a Critical Examination of U.S.-Israel Relations Since 1981, Charles A. Dittmer

The Performance of Children With and Without Language Disorders on Perceptual, Inductive Reasoning, and Deductive Reasoning Cognitive Tasks, Julia D. Flattre

Habitat Analysis of the Ozark Hellbender, Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis Bishopi, in Missouri, Timothy Matthew Fobes

Current Sensory Stimulation Practices for Individuals in Coma or Vegetative State, Emlyn Ann Gardner

The Whole Blown Universe, Kenneth Michael Gillam

Employee Downsizing: Analysis and Effects, Charles H. Good

Water Quality and Urbanization: a Multitemporal Study of the Pierson Creek Drainage Basin, Greene County, Missouri, Judith Laing Grable

Employing the English Major, Mitzi Lynn Harris

A Comparative Analysis of Two Community Housing Development Organizations in St. Louis, Missouri, Frederick J. Hessel

Air Flow and Volume During Repeated Syllable and Sentence Productions, Kristina Louise Heth

Hypoxia-Limited Survival, Respiration, and Mate-Guarding Behavior in the Amphipod Gammarus Pseudolimnaeus Bousfield, William Wyatt Hoback

An Example of Regional Intergovernmental Solid Waste Planning, Thomas R. Hosmer

The Human-Canine Bond: Differential Effects of Pet Presence on Family Communication, Jennifer Sak Jackson

Creating War, Inventing Peace: the History Behind Oslo, Its Implications, and the Arab-Israel Conflict, Lewis M. Johnson

Noise and Mode of Presentation Effects on the Memory Performance of Individuals With Closed Head Injury, Luella Tanis Jonk

Federal Bureau of Prison Wardens' Correctional Orientation to Rehabilitation, Mary Lynn Kinkade

A Descriptive Study of the Attitudes and Treatment Practices of Licensed Professional Counselors When Addressing Bulimia, Stephanie Lyn Kollmeyer

Physiological Characterization of Four Psychrophilic Marine Bacterial Strains, Rebecca Koziel

Good Sentences And Well Pronounc'd: Female Rhetoric In The Merchant Of Venice And The Proclamation Of 1579., Rebecca Ann Lape

Archetypes, Rhetoric, and the American Reader: Explaining the Success of Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple, Sally Ann Lemons

North Korea: Resolving the Threat, Brian D. Lippa

Habitat Selection By Size Classes of Largemouth Bass, James M. Long

Speech Aerodynamics of American English and Japanese Speakers, Holly Kathryn Lyon

Training Analogical Reasoning Skills in Children With Language Disorders, Christine D. Perrey

The Stories Ministers Tell: an Analysis of Stories Communicated in the Assemblies of God Organization, Scott Lee Ping

Nuclear Proliferation: Assessment of the Nuclear Capabilities to the Year 2000 Among Selected Nth Countries--India, Pakistan, Iran and North Korea, Neil H. Raskin

A Comparative Study of the Effects of the Difference in Self-Esteem of the Middle School Students After Conflict Management Instruction, Janice E. Reynolds

Essays in the History of the Masque: Essence and Echoes, Jane Ellen Robison

Directing Choices: a Production of John Patrick Shanley's Italian American Reconciliation, Michael A. Rothmayer

Prosecuting the Syrian Threat to Israel: Motive, Means, and Opportunity, Gregory Neil Rublee

Arab in Texas: a Creative Project on Intercultural Communication, Kamal Yousef Saieh

Bias Reduction of Estimates By Bootstrap Method, Linda J. Schuchman

Velopharyngeal Function During Speech Production of Older Adults, Stacey Lee Shull

The Relationship Between Superintendents and Boards of Education: the Effect of Communicator Style, S. Angie Smith

Continuity and Change in German Security Policy: the Pivotal Role of Unification, Michelle Lyn Spencer

Compensatory Adjustments in Speech Articulation, Shelley Renee Stebbins

U.S. Nonproliferation Policy and a Strategy For Proliferation Management, Joseph Eric Trapple

An Evaluation of a Preventive Health Management Method: Using the Personal Health Guide Produced By the Washington Business Group on Health, Tammy J. Tucker

Reproduction and Diet of Pseudemys Concinna Inhabiting a Cold Water Reservoir in Southwest Missouri, Lisa Kay Turner

The Sleeper Effect: an Alternative Direction For Investigation, Patrick Kevin Wilds

The School On Cemetery Road, Sharon Williams

A Skeletochronological Study to Determine the Age of the Ringed Salamander (Ambystoma Annulatum), David Taylor Winter

Military Modernization of the People's Liberation Army and the Prospect For Conflict With Taiwan, Kyle Christopher Wyckoff

Russia's New Military Doctrine: Blueprint For a Renewed Threat, Timothy J. Yopek

Theses from 1994

Social Support Via a Telephone Intervention For Workers' Compensation Clients, Sue A. Brown

Light In Rivers, Kathryn Buckstaff

The Distribution of Genetic Variation Among Relictual Populations of Missouri Tallgrass Prairie Plants, Cay Anne Carter

Iran: an Emerging Military Threat to U.S. National Interests in the Middle East, Philip M. Collins

Individuation in Text and Life: a Jungian Interpretation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Matilda, Laura Ann Cuebas

Political Instability, Terrorism, and Proliferation in Algeria, Egypt and Libya, Alberto De Barbe Gil-Ortega

Self-Structure and the Rhetorics of Social Discourse in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Brett Patrick Desnoyer

The Dynamics of the Rights and Privileges of Smoking and Non-Smoking Employees, James Charles Drake

The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and the United States Response, Keith Tillman Duncan

Distribution of the Percent Aluminum Saturation in Soils on the Burlington and Elsey-Reeds Spring Geologic Formations in Northern Stone County, Missouri, J. Scott Eversoll

The Effects of Progesterone on Extracellular Serotonin Levels in Rat Hypothalamus, Carla J. Farmer

Oxygen Uptake as an Indictor of Metabolic Rate in a Neotenic Population of Eurycea Multiplicata, Cary A. Guffey

Bill Hybels and the Willow Creek Community Church: a Study in Audience Analysis and Adaptation, Gregory B. Hafer

The Representation of Natives in Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Mekonnen Haile

China's Military Modernization: Its Scope, Objectives, and Threats to U.S. Interests, Christopher C. Harmel

Communication Apprehension and Organizational Effectiveness in a Customer Service Environment, Lynn Marie Harter

Elizabeth Inchbald's Role in Eighteenth-Century Dialogic: the Complex of Utterances in I'Ll Tell You What! and Everyone Has His Fault, Lora D. Head

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Through a Parent Education and Support Center, Jennifer Johnson

The Biography of Dr. Terry Winkler, Suzanne Buffington Lennard

Food Habits, Distribution and Impact of the Nine-Banded Armadillo in Missouri, Kimberley Jo Lippert

An Historical Study For a Production Reconstructing Helen Keller's Vaudeville and Lecture Performances, Karen Payne Malone

Rhetorical Perspectivism: an Epistemologically Meaningful Response to Incommensurability, Brett A. Miller

Differentiability, Continuity, and Existence of Limits, Julie Ann Millett

Advocates For the People & the Test Ban, Austin W. O'Toole

Why Companies Are Using the Indirect Method to Report Operating Cash Flows, Allan L. O'Bryan

Cold Turkey No More: Security Perspectives For the Republic of Turkey in the Post Cold War Era, James F. Pasley

Self-Efficacy and Expectancy Manipulation By Telephone For Outpatients With Work Related Injuries, Kay Purcell

Civilizing The Savage: The Women's National Indian Association, 1879-1901, Daniel L. Ragsdale

Beyond Jungle Fever: an Exploratory Study of Interracial Couples' Communication Patterns, Jean Michelle Rebollo

Reproductive Endocrinology of the Ozark Hellbender, Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis Bishopi, Stephanie Gail Reed

Spatial, Dietary, and Temporal Niche Parameters of Two Species of Box Turtle (Terrapene) in Microsympatry, Daniel Vito Sammartano

Home Range, Activity Period, Burrow Use, and Body Temperatures of the Nine-Banded Armadillo (Dasypus Novemcinctus) on the Northern Edge of Its Range, Paul T. Schell

The Directorial Process For a Production of Lee Blessing's Eleemosynary, John Francis Schulte

The Other Calculus: a Survey of the Calculus of Finite Differences, Michael Shepard

The Valuation Effect of Corporate and Government Contracting, Dan T. Shepherd

The Politics of Strategic Offensive Nuclear Weapons in the Former Soviet Union, Michael David Valerius

The Genetic Consequences of Disjunction in Campanula Rotundifolia (Angiospermae: Campanulaceae), Gwenlyn Kay Waller

A Legacy of Empire: Russian Imperialism and the Survival of the Ukrainian State, C. Dale Walton

On the Burnside Problems, Hongyin Wang

The Palestinian Issue in the Middle East Peace Process: a Critical Appraisal, Kevin L. Whited

Interrole Conflict, Time Demands, and Individual Differences, Michelle Evelyn Wood

Theses from 1993

Scientifically Based Water Resource Management and Environmental Quality Planning: Barry/Stone Counties, Missouri, Lisa C. Berger

Analyzing Political Party Affiliation Versus Issue Orientation and Investigating Correlates of Party Affiliation, Stephen Wayne Braden

A Feminist-Psychoanalysis of Measure For Measure's Isabella and Hamlet's Title Character: Their Nontraditional Travels Between Stoicism and Skepticism, Terry L. Brown

Progesterone and Prolactin Profiles of the Female Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus), Melissa Ann Carden

A Study of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Aural Acuity on Seventh Grade Instrumental Music Students, Libbia A. Chappell

Turning the Cylinder, Terry Louis Compton

Housing Availability in a Booming Tourism Economy, Heath N. Courtney

The Effects of Different Auditory Feedback Conditions on Speech Rate and Self-Perceptions of Speech, Rebecca Lynn Feeney

The Evolving American Landscape in Edgar Lee Masters's [Sic] Spoon River Anthology, Lea Ann Flanagan

Into the Fold, C. Joy Grogan

Children At Risk: Child Health in America, Melissa Beach Haddow

Determining the Impact on Property Value Near a Proposed Greenway in Springfield, Missouri: (A Geographic Information System Analysis), Richard W. Havel

The Status and Sustainability of Acequias on the Lower Rio Chama River, New Mexico, Christopher Hawkins

A History of the SMSU Ozarks Spring Interpretation Festival and Its Evolution Into the Ozarks Performance Festival, J. Michael Herndon

A Quantitative Analysis of Ground-Water Flow Toward Branson Missouri From Table Rock Reservoir, Paul Bruce Hester

Critical Symmetry: William Blake's Influence on the Critical Theories of Northrop Frye, Dean A. Hinnen

A Comparative Study: American and Japanese Comic Performances, Shinya Inoue

Ecology of the Tropical Freshwater Turtle Rhinoclemmy's Funerea in Caribbean Costa Rica, Kevin P. Jansen

Soviet-Japanese Relations: Past, Present and Future, Derek S. Johnson

An Analysis of the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty, John T. Jones

The Effect of Cholecystokinin Antagonist Lorglumide on Dopamine Levels in the Rat Caudate, Kathleen A. Kedzie

Changing the Accounting Curriculum Skills Needed For Success in Public and Private Accounting, Barbara Lippincott

Where the Girls Aren't: Television Influence on Gender Role Schemata, Joanne M. Lisosky

A Survey of Knot Theory, Owen Mertens

The Impact of a Rapidly Growing Community on Surface Water Quality: a Study of Branson, Missouri and Lake Taneycomo in Southwestern Missouri, Charles E. Meyers

Are Graduates in Speech-Language Pathology Prepared and Willing to Work With the Elderly?, Judith A. Peavey

Antigenic Determinants on the Surface of Granulocytes of Battella Germanica, Belinda D. Presley

Requirements For Effective United States Counterintelligence, Kevin P. Sparks

The Effect of Candida Hyphal Inhibitory Product (Chip) on Murine Peritoneal Macrophage Killing of Candida Albicans Hyphae, Angela L. Spence

The U.S. Army's Early Search For Relevancy in the Nuclear Age, James W. Stewart

Growth, Diet, and Reproduction of the Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys Scripta) Inhabiting a Reservoir Receiving a Cold Effluent, R. Brent Thomas

Validation of Age Estimates and Comparisons of Growth Rates of the White Sucker, Catostomus Commersoni, in Three Southwest Missouri Populations, Kip R. Thompson

An Investigation of Original Research on Argument Field Theory, B. Scott Titsworth

Social Interaction and Perceived Racism on Collegiate Football Teams, Kelli R. Toops

Metric Segments and Lines, William Harrison Tulak

The Future of Intellectual Property in Hong Kong Following the Transfer of Power from Great Britain to China, C. Travis Webb

Executive Regulation of Abortion During the Reagan-Bush Years, Tracy A. Weitz

Predation of Ringed Salamander Larvae, Ambystoma Annulatum, Terry Jean Wilson

Theses from 1992

Evaluation of Diagnosis Related Groups: Impacts on Cost and Patient Care, Edward Ray Barber

The Use of Non-Verbals in Print Advertising: a Comparative Study Across Ten Publication Years, Jenni D. Borsellino

Waste-Based Economic Development in Springfield, Missouri, Kent Brown

Peacekeeper: a Case Study of Strategic Debate, Kevin A. Cloonan

Spalding Gray's Life As Art Story: Toward A Critical Perspective Of The Autoperformance, Karen Colton

The Effects of Odonates on a Littoral Prey Community, Frederick E. Dry

Comprehension of Signed English and American Sign Language Stories By Deaf Children, Robin L. Evans

Design of Experiments in an Industrial Setting, Katherine Gehrke-Verschelden

Understanding the Communication of the Homeless: Meanings and Account Analysis of Life on the "Monkey Trail", David Scott Haedike

Spatial Genetic Structure in the Mount Vernon Prairie Population of Rudbeckia Hirta, Anthony Lee Hampton

The Impact of Land Use on Water Quality: a Comparison of the Roaring River and Piney Creek Drainage Basins of Southwest Missouri, Douglas B. Hemsath

The Dispersions of Copper, Lead and Zinc in the Soils and Juniper Trees Associated With a Shallow Lead-Zinc Ore Deposit: a Potential Environmental Problem, Joel C. Keller

Family Communication of Social Support During Health-Related Crises: a Hispanic Perspective, Kimberly A. Kennedy

Idiomatic Comprehensions in Learning Disabled Adolescents, Crystal Lianne Klassen

The Effects of Landfill Leachate on the Behavior, Feeding Rate, and Growth Rate of the Freshwater Prosobranch Snail Elimia Potosiensis, Katherine Sue Koontz

A Study of the Vegetation of the White River Balds Natural Area, Taney County, Missouri, Linda Lathrop

A Study on the Effectiveness of Activated Murine Peritoneal Macrophages in Killing Candida Albicans Hyphae, Kelli J. Lawson

A Study of Fifth Century Persian Administration in Western Anatolia and Eber Nari, Paul W. Lewis

An Examination of the Knowledge and Perceptions Toward Communication Graduates With an Emphasis in Organizational Communication, Timothy L. Lorraine

A Causal-Comparative Study of the Influence of Loss Issues on the Anxiety Levels of Adolescent Psychiatric In-Patients, Steven A. Moncher

Effects of Formal Training in the Use of the Cognitive Behavioral System of Supervision and Analysis of Intra- and Inter-Judge Reliability Ratings, Judith Ann Palmer

The Healer: a Fantasy Novel, Ronda L. Peck

Heavy Metal Content in the Stream Sediments of Wilson Creek in the Vicinity of the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant, Greene County, Missouri, Larry Dean Pierce

Emily Dickinson's Typic Mother From Personal Relationship To Spiritual Metaphor, Barbara Radford-Kapp

A Study to Determine Teachers' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Remedial Programs, Cathy R. Richardson

Participants' Perceptions of Recreational Conflicts: Snowmobiling and Cross-Country Skiing in Wisconsin, Stephen P. Richardson

The Study of Ritual as a Means of Conceiving a Production Approach to Eugene Ionesco's the Lesson, Amy Elisabeth Schafer

Estimation For Simple Linear Regression With Exponentially Distributed Errors, Anne Therese Schalda

Understanding the Role of Planning in a Case Study of the Amish Community in Webster County, Missouri, Angela Rose Seffker

Through the Gnostic Threshold: Analogical Space in Swedenborg and Blake, Andrew William Smith

Integral Basis For Pure Cubic Fields, Tamara Lynn Smithee

The Baer Criterion For Injective Modules Over Noetherian Rings, Kelly Noel Squires

Over the Thrill Or Raging Against Aging: Persuasive Appeals in Advertising Messages Targeted to the Baby-Boom Generation, Sue Ellen Templeman

Assessment of the Symbolic Play of Hearing-Impaired Preschoolers, Vicki Thomas

On Little Cat Feet, Kyle Tucker

Changes in Thyroid Function Associated With Pregnancy in Golden Hamsters, Lisa Harmon Walker

An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Overlay Zoning as a Method of Land Use Control, Kevin S. Wallace

A Study to Determine Variables Necessary For Successful Downtown Revitalization Programs in Missouri's Communities, Susan Catherine Wallace

Missile Proliferation in the 1990s, Rex M. Whitfield

Theses from 1991

Comparison of Physical Science Misconceptions in Three Levels of Introductory University Physics Classes, Rebecca Ann Baker

Directing a Production of William Inge's Bus Stop, Ruth Ann Batts

Charles Brockden Brown: a Redefinition of the Gothic Novel, Janice Ann Broyles

The Relationship Between College Base, Act, and Student Academic Variables, Ronna Lee Coldiron

James and Jude: a Rhetorical Dramatistic and Metaphoric Analysis, Jimmy R. Coleman

Federal Government Recruiting: a Comparative Study of the Public and Private Sectors, Sandra M. Crews

Organizing A Small Professional Theatre In The State Of Missouri: A Procedural Guide, Stephen Edgar Dowell

Education: a Necessary Investment For Economic Success, Tracey M. Elmore

A Study of the Attitudes and Opinions of Parents and Teachers At the Elementary Level, Concerning the Effectiveness and Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences, Kelly Ann Farrell

The Educational Implications of Cocaine-Exposed Hearing-Impaired Children, Diana M. Fuehrer

Resource Protection: a Model For National Parks, Janet L. Goucher

Environmental Planning of the Ebenezer Quadrangle, Missouri, Robert C. Hall

Underground Storage Tank Regulations: a Protocol to Facilitate Implementation, Rita S. Hawkins

A Study to Determine Teachers' Opinions Toward School-Age Child Care, Myra E. Kleier

An Investigation Into the Detection and Analysis of Selected Landfills Within Central and Southwest Missouri Using Remotely Sensed Data, Michael Klein

Food Habits of Larval Ringed Salamanders, Ambystoma Annulatum, Mark A. Kluhsman

Perceptions of Self-Disclosure and Family Communication: a Study of Gay Parents and Their Children, Deborah L. Larson

A Biogeographic Inventory and Water Quality Analysis of the Upper Drainage Basin of the Meramec River, Missouri, Mary Ellen Lea

A Survey of the Current Status of the Literacy Efforts of Missouri Newspapers, Therese M. Mackey

A Methodology For Using Thematic Mapper Landsat Remotely Sensed Data to Determine Environmental Quality, Jimmie Kay Maples

We Are the World: an Exploratory Study of Communication in Families Who Adopt Cross Culturally, Lynn K. McClintock-Borich

Soviet Union: New Thinking Or Old Con?, Brett Layne Mers

Attitudes of Parents Toward the Accelerated School Program, Marilyn Monroe

Close Range: a Study of Battlefield Ranges At Shiloh and Antietam, Michael Paul Newton

Hematoza of Wood Ducks (Aix Sponsa) in Missouri, Jeffrey Paul O'Dell

Computer-Made Versus Handmade Tests in a Mathematical Modeling Course: Effectiveness and Efficiency, Teresa Ann Paxton

Music History and Culture: a Suggested Method of Presenting Music History At the High School Level, Sue Ellen Puyear

The Relationship of Writing Preference and Personality Type, Michele L. Radio

Malory's Lancelot: the Conflicts of Chivalry Based on a Source Study of Malory's Morte D'Arthur, Jane L. Renner

A Case For the Preservation of NATO, Philip Luethi Ritcheson

Parent's Opinions of How the School Affects Their Cystic Fibrosis Child, Nancy Lynn Skinner

How Elementary Teachers Perceive the Role of Paraprofessionals, Kim Snyder

A Study of Land Use-- Determined Water Quality Near Lakeview, Missouri, Sean Patrick Terry

The Question of Western Economic Aid to the Soviet Union, Michael Brian Tucker

Competition Vs. Regulation in the Health Care Market: Approaches to Cost Containment, Joan Kathryn Twiton

Emerging Technologies and Sciences: an Examination of Some Military Implications, Scott Foster Udell

Ion Implantation and Characterization of High Temperature and High Performance Polymers, Yongqiang Wang

One Hundred Jests of Afanti, Zongqi Yu

Theses from 1990

Communication Behavior and Marital Satisfaction Among Newlywed Couples, Rebecca Sue Anderson

Prediction of Elementary Student Reading Achievement From Specific Home Environment Variables, Barbara S. Anglum

An Experimental Study to Determine the Effect of an Individualized Approach to a Second-Grade Traditional Spelling Program, Barbara Jean Badley

The Troubles I've Seen: a Compiled Script For High-School Readers-Theatre Competition, Kayla Beatty

A Study of Elementary Art Education: Its Importance as Perceived By Elementary Classroom Teachers, Deborah Lynda Bell

Critical Thinking Instruction in Missouri Schools: Perceptions of Public School Principals, Marcia Blaine

Suzuki Students in the Public School Orchestra, Tina Marie Burk

A Study to Determine the Opinions of Elementary Teachers and 3Rd and 4Th Grade Elementary Students Concerning the Book It National Reading Incentive Program, Deborah J. Byrnes-Money

A Survey of Strategic Arms Control, Donald L. Carey

Morals Education in the Public Schools, Linda L. Castillon

Computer Usage For Front-Of-House Management in Educational Theatre: A Survey, Diane Lynn Danforth

Characterization of Bacteria From the Sea Ice of Antarctica, Virginia E. Davis

Comparing Hunter's ITIP With Selected Elementary Vocal Music Methods in Southwest Missouri Aaa Schools, Camilla Ann Durbin

The Relationship Between Brain Dominance and Attitudes Toward School Among Fifth and Sixth Grade Students, Judith A. Edwards

Habitat and Ecological Observations on Gymnodinium Acidotum Nygaard, a Colorless Dinoflagellate Phagocytizing Blue-Green Cryptophytes, Stephen D. Fields

The Perceived Causes For the Shortage of Minority Teachers, Carolyn Flake

An Ecological Study of the Black-Tailed Jack-Rabbit Lepus Californicus in Missouri, Andrew W. Hodge

A Study to Determine Teacher Attitudes Towards Evaluation and Assessment of Students' Progress and the Relationships of Student Grades With the Missouri Mastery and Achievement Test, Christie Johnson

Characterization of Attachment and Receptor Isolation of Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus to Chse-214 Cells, Nora Sherry Jones

Quality Circles and the Communication Satisfaction of Participants, Thomas Ward Lynch

Seasonal Energetics of the Cotton Rat (Sigmon Hispidus) From Southwest Missouri, Dora Ann Mitchell

Context-Free Word Recognition of Skilled and Less-Skilled Spellers, Bruce A. Murray

Student Retention and Student Perceived Effectiveness Resulting From Electronically Mediated Versus Non-Electronically Mediated Teaching Strategies in the College Classroom, Timothy L. Noland

The Vascular Flora of Grand Gulf State Park Oregon County, Missouri, Linda Sue Orr

A Statistical Analysis of Doline Characteristics in the Brookline Quadrangle, Missouri, Anthony S. Randall

Attitudes of Kindergarten Teachers Toward Teaching Methods and Practices in Kindergarten, Cynthia Robertson

Southern Seasons: a Collection of Short Stories, Sharon Roberts

Use of Artificial Nesting Cavities By Wood Ducks (Aix Sponsa) and Other Species in an Urban Environment, Rollin F. Sachs

A Survey of the Ephemeroptera of North Fork River, Missouri, Randy J. Sarver

Photoperiodic Control of Reproduction in Male Hispid Cotton Rats, Sigmodon Hispidus, Drew D. Shoemaker

An Examination of Junior High and Middle School Speech Education Programs in the United States, Jay Stubbs

Genetic Variation Among Populations of Eurycea Tynerensis and Neotenic Eurycea Multiplicata Griseogaster, Stephen Gerard Thornhill

Directing a Production of Tina Howe's Painting Churches, Cheryl Ann Verbeck

Perceived Effectiveness of Teaching Techniques in the Basic Interpersonal Communication Course: a Comparison Between the Traditional and Nontraditional Student, Regina Waters

Factors Which Influence the Homeless Population's Use of Public Transportation, David Arnold Weber

Computer Assisted Instruction in Class a and Class Aa Elementary Music Classrooms in Southwest Missouri, Debra White

Theses from 1989

Media Images of Sub-Saharan African Countries on the Three U.S. Television News Networks (Abc, Cbs, and Nbc) From January 1980 to September 1988: a Content Analysis, Callistus C. Anyaeto

The Effect of Cooperative Learning on Math Achievement of First Grade Students: an Experimental Study, Lenetta Jan Bowling

A Study of the Life History and Larval Productivity of Corydalus Cornutus Linnaeus (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) in Southwest Missouri, Ronald I. Carr

An Evaluation of Two Interleukin-1 Assays, Frank Anthony DiVincenzo

The Effects of Diazinon on the Growth Rates and Population Dynamics of Planktonic Algae and the Possible Uptake By Two Algal Species, Steven M. Doggett

Such Small Expressions of Forgiveness: a Collection of Short Stories, Kyle Donaldson

Guided Imagery Strategy in Poetry Writing Instruction: Its Effects on Creative and Critical Thinking Skills of Middle School Students, Deborah A. Epps

Mary, Don't You Weep Martha, Don't You Moan: A Collection Of Three Short Stories, Mary DeCarlo Faucett

47 Via Ricasoli, Florence, an English Translation of the Novel By Thierry Laget, Janet Smith Furr

Stock Market Anomalies in Modern Portfolio Theory, David G. Heidbrink

A Study of Teachers' Perceptions and Attitudes Concerning Children's Fears, Sharon N. Jones

Concentrations of Selected Metals in Benthic Algae From the Headwaters Region of Crane Creek, Stone County, Missouri, Gerald David Kinroth

Survival of Antarctic Bacteria Exposed to Ultraviolet and Visible Light, Timothy A. Klages

Communication Factors and Associates' Longevity Among Assemblies of God Ministers, Robert Joseph Lecocq

An Analysis of the Use of the Electronic Media For Christian Evangelism: a Case Study of the Assemblies of God, Robert Philip McGlasson

The Land Of A Million Smiles: Tourism And Modernization In Taney County And Stone County, Missouri 1900-1930, Linda Myers-Phinney

Producing and Viewer-Testing a Non-Broadcast Video Production: Stewardship Beyond a Lifetime, Donald E. Piper

Elementary Teacher and Elementary Undergraduate Opinions of Cooperative Learning, Sheri A. Ratliff

The Vascular Flora of Piney Creek Wilderness: Barry/Stone Counties, Missouri, Jon Paul Rebman

The Kodaly Method and Traditional Methods in Elementary Music Education, Vicky L. Scott

Wastewater Regulation: a Groundwater Protection Strategy For Christian County, Missouri, Dorothy St. Clair

Trends in Beginning Instrumental Music Instruction in Selected Missouri Schools, Sandra Graves Tillman

A Correlational Study of Kindergarten Inventory of Developmental Skills and Learning Disabilities, Marjorie L. Trumble

Annual Reproductive Potential, Diet, and Growth of the Map Turtle, Graptemys Geographica (Le Sueur)) in a Missouri Stream, Donnell D. White

Periglacial Geomorphological Mapping of the Comanche Peak Area . Mummy Range, Larimer County, Colorado, Terry Stewart Williford

Theses from 1988

Early Development of the Stippled Darter, Etheostoma Punctulatum and Arkansas Darter, Etheostoma Cragini, Kathleen M. Allen

Investigation of the Geology and Hydrology of Stone County, Missouri to Determine the Extent of Groundwater Contamination, Wendell L. Barner

The Effect of Listening Skills Instruction on Listening Comprehension, Barbara J. Beck

A Study to Test Visualization as an Effective Classroom Method For Reducing Communication Apprehension of High School Students, Russell Ernest Brock

A Profile of Selected Lay Representatives Who Perform Public Relations Functions For a Missionary Organization, Edward William Brye

The Feelings and Emotions of Normal Siblings With Handicapped Brothers and Sisters as Presented in 23 Young Adult Novels--How Realistic?, Elizabeth Susanne Carter

A Content Analysis of Three Textbook Series, Nancy Lee Colbaugh

The Effects of Staff Development Programs on Teachers' Perceived Responsibility For Student Outcomes, Barbara A. Crossland

The Population and Activity of Airway Macrophages in Patients Requiring Continuous Mechanical Ventilation, Thomas Dieckhoff

Egg Maturation and Fecundity in Etheostoma, John E. Fishback

A Suggested Checklist and Resource Handbook to Assist Choral Directors in Determining Possible Solutions to Common Vocal Disorders, James A. Goodman

A Study of the Relationship of Learning Styles and Spelling Achievement, Karen Kay Gorden

Food Habits, Growth, Conversion Efficiency and Response to Prey Odors of the Copperhead, Agkistrodon Contortrix, Brian D. Greene

A Methodology For Considering Physiographic Characteristics in Making Land Use Decisions in Southwest Missouri, Robert L. Hipple

Movement and Life History Aspects of the Pygmy Rattlesnake in Southwest Missouri, Thomas L. Holder

Murine Peritoneal Macrophage Response to Colonial Phenotypes of Candida Albicans, Janice L. Horton

An Experimental Study of the Effects of Time of Day on Reading Achievement, Denise R. Jones

Opportunities For Career Advancement in the Public Sector: an Analysis of the Views of Frontline Supervisors in Missouri Merit Agencies, Wilma Jean Kinder

Association of Open Communication, Perceived Trust, and Relational Satisfaction Among Married Couples, Pamela Rochelle McWherter

Geeks & Fools, Jim McWilliams

Antimicrobial Resistance Mediated By Synthesis of Richmond and Sykes Type I Beta-Lactamase, Verna L. Morton

Farm Planning For Wildlife Resource Enhancement, Gary Alan Newton

Occurrence and Growth Characteristics of Algae Isolated From Shallow Wells, Deep Wells, and Springs in Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri, Jon D. Noelker

Evidence of Bacteriocinogeny in Yersinia Ruckeri, Elmer W. Otteson

The Food Habits of the Amphipod Gammarus Pseudolimnaeus (Holsinger) in the Upper Region of Lake Taneycomo as Related to the Benthic Diatom (Bacillariophyceae) Microflora, Joseph David Pitts

Attitudes of Elementary Classroom Teachers Towards the Preparation of Elementary Classroom Teachers, Julie Ann Potter

Land Use of Conflicts in Tulsa County, Oklahoma: Urban Expansion Vs. Petroleum Development, Phillip L. Pumphrey

Parental Opinions of Cooperative Learning in Elementary Schools, Rebecca M. Southard

Bibliotherapeutic Curricular Model Based on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs For Grades 4-6, Nancy A. Triplett

Scrape Behavior and Physical Characteristics of Scrapes and Rubs of White-Tailed Deer, Grant R. Woods

Revision of the Genus Homaliodendron (Neckeraceae) of Southeast Asia, Su Yong-ge

The Difference in Reading and Math Achievement With Regards to a Regional Program, Project Excell: a Causal--Comparative Study, Teresa M. Young

Theses from 1987

The Marking of Ambiguous Referents By Language Delayed/Learning Disabled Adolescents in a Narrative Task, Mary Kathryn Anderson

Small Town Residential Satisfaction in the Springfield, Missouri Msa, Eric A. Aubrey

The Dimension of Color in Visual Stimuli and Its Affect on Naming Performance in Aphasic Adults, Patricia Lynn Banick

An Operations Manual For the Audio, Video Editing Suite Located in Room 319, Craig Hall, Tony Edwin Bishop

A Study of the Differences in Achievement of Males and Females in High School Mathematics, Clara L. Brake

An Application of Proactive Organizational Communication in Support of an Institutional Objective Regarding Student Retention At Southwest Missouri State University, Charles M. Busby

The Vascular Flora of Bona Glade Natural Area, Dade County, Missouri, Arlene J. Collett

A Comparative Study of Point Systems and Subjective Systems Used in Evaluating Vocal Solo Music Performances At the District Level of Competition, Alicia Coon

A Study of the Effect of Teaching Current Events on Students in Grade 5, Virginia Jones Crawford

Vocal Roughness in Selected Pastors, Jacqueline Rae DeCocq

An Application of Proactive Organizational Communication in Support of an Institutional Objective: Increasing Enrollment At Springfield Catholic High School, Stephen D. Eiffert

Multihospital Systems Wave of the Future in Healthcare, Jesus Alvaro Garcia

Holistic Assessment of Creative Writing, Grades 1-6, Claire Hausmann-Cobb

Resident Perception of Shoreline Recession in Nags Head, North Carolina, Lisa Elaine Hosey

A Comparative Study of Parent Attitudes Toward Public Education, Janet D. Hoskins

The Effect of the Touch Math Method on Student Achievement: an Experimental Study, Denise Long

Metamemory and Mnemonics: a Study of Elementary School Memory Strategies, Carol Martin

Historical Study of Southwest Missouri State University Summer Tent Theatre, 1969-1987, Brenda L. May

A Directional Approach to Commedia Dell' Arte as Applied in the Production of a Company of Wayward Saints By George Herman, Philip D. McGuire

A Study of the Effect of Guided Imagery in Creative Storytelling of Kindergarten Students, Karla Kay Moore

The Geology of Cedar County, Missouri: a Guide For Planners, Jerry R. Neill

The Status of the Black-Tailed Jackrabbit in Missouri, Jamie L. Norton

The Impact of Illness on World Leaders, Bert Edward Park

Evaluation of a College Reading Course By Comparing Grade Point Average and Attrition Among College Freshmen, Rhonda Elaine Penn

A Study of the Effects of a Daily Writing Program on the Creative Writing Achievement of Second Graders, Carole Ann Rentfro

A Creative Approach to Play Direction Through the Shadow Box: a Thesis Production, John R. Rogers

Heavy Metal Content in Stream Sediments Adjacent to the Wright County, Missouri, Sanitary Landfill, Eric Jon Sappington

A Comparison of Genetic Differentiation and Gene Flow Among Populations of Two Species of Mice (Peromyscus), Janice Elaine Schnake

The Current Status of Business Education Computer Hardware and Software Availability in Southwest Missoouri Public High Schools, M. Jean Steinhauer

A Study of the Changes in the Potentiometric Surface 1930-1986, Springfield Area, Missouri, Allen L. Steinkamp

Jim Jones: an Analysis of a Persuader, Richard William Stengel

The Effect of Color-Coding Spelling Words Upon Spelling Achievement, Glenda Swift

Reproductive Patterns of Three Plethodon Salamanders Endemic to the Ouachita Mountains, Cindy L. Taylor

Images: a Study of the Significance of Personality Constructs Through the Medium of a Film Screen Play, Coburn M. Tuller

A Cost Surface Model For Preliminary Evaluation of Selected Physical Factors Associated With Residential Site Development in South Central Greene County, Missouri, Vicky Carleen Varner

Theses from 1986

Susceptibility Testing of Pathogenic Fungi With a Radiometric System, Rhonda Gay Allen

An Experimental Study of the Effects of Supplementary Activities on Problem Solving Achievement, Susan J. Ault

A Study of the Relationship of Brain Dominance and Intelligence, Teresa Bland

William Hooker Gillette American Theatrical Innovator, Joseph E. Bowman

A Study of the Difference Between the Achievement of Latchkey Children and Non-Latchkey Children, Teresa Carroll

Recommendations For Gifted Education in Rural Missouri, Deanna Gentry Casebeer

A Study of Brain Dominance Among Gifted Students, Lesa A. Cates

Hydrogen Gas Production By a Species of Ectothiorhodospira, Laurie J. Chadwick

Battle For the Bible: a Rhetorical Analysis of the Inerrancy Movement in the Southern Baptist Convention, 1979-1985, Michael Douglas Chute

A Study of the Effect of Guided Imagery on Creative Writing in Grades Five and Six, Judith Mulick Cooney

An Evaluation of a College Reading/Study Skills Course Using the Factors of Grade Point Average and Attrition, Deborah Ann Crooke

A Study of Unionization in the Field of Nursing, Shirley Jeanne Eckert

An Evaluation of an Assertive Discipline Program, Corrine Ellison

Fecal Coliform as an Indicator of Water Quality and Recreational Carrying Capacity At Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Gail Estelle Emrie

The Effect of Land Use on the Water Quality of Two Coves of Table Rock Reservoir, Karen Entrup

Propagation and Restriction Enzyme Mapping of Bacteriophage Pbli Dna, Mark Henry Entrup

A Study to Determine Teachers' Attitudes Toward Retention, Alice Ann Fleetwood

The Byrophytes of Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camden County, Missouri, Carol A. Fuller

The Effect of Centrally Administered D-Alanine-Methionine-Enkephalinamide (Dala) on the Copulatory Behavior of Male Hamsters, Marjenna L. Gittings

Steroid Stimulated Protein Synthesis in Fish Cell Cultures, Carla B. Green

The Preparation of Teachers of English in Southwest Missouri, Jo Etta Harnden

A Study of Slime-Positive Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci, Rita Marie Heuertz

The Relationship of the Self-Concept and Achievement in Sixth Grade Students, Janis Mesenbrink Hobbs

A Possible Role For Prostaglandin E-B2-S as a Suppressor of Macrophage Phagocytosis, Deborah L. Hutchison

The Effects of a Structured Practice Program on Vocal Achievement, Rosemary Jackson

A Study of Educator Knowledge and Attitude Toward a Curriculum of Suicide Prevention, Marilyn Kay Kimbrell

Landsat Trophic State Assessment of Fellows Lake, Gary W. Krizanich

Central Cardiovascular Effects of Arginine Vasopressin in the Lateral Habenular Region in Anesthetized Rats, Kristy Dean Lake

Patterns of Change in Catalysis Activity as an Indicator of Aging in Drosophila Melanogaster, Ralf Michael Luche

Population Dynamics of Ice Nucleation Active Bacteria on Prunus Persica Cultivars, Donna Denise Mashburn

Effects of Central and Peripheral Administration of 1-Methyl-4-Phenyl-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydropyridine (Mptp) in the Rat and Mouse, Leila T. Najafi

The Lana Lawrence Story, Deborah Potenza

A Study of Locus of Control and Brain Dominance of 5Th and 6Th Grade Children, Mary C. Rummel

Changes in the Potentiometric Surface of the Deep Aquifer in the Joplin Area, Missouri, 1900-Present, Jeffrey A. Schloss

The Difference in the Preferred Learning Styles Between Right Brain Dominant and Left Brain Dominant Students, Marla G. Standage

Changes In The Potentiometric Surface In Franklin County, Missouri 1931-1980, Steven S. Stettes

Initial Characterization of Attachment of Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus, Annette Renee Stewart

A Study to Determine the Effect of Hemispheric Preference on Mathematical Problem Solving Activity, Susan E. Taber

The Effects of Special Music Classes on Hearing Impaired Students Attending Public Schools, Karen Twigg

A Causal-Comparative Study of the Difference in Reading Achievement Scores of Remedial Reading Students Who Are Right Brained Dominant and Those Who Are Left Brained Dominant, Angela M. Van Giesen

A Study of Existing Fears of Fifth and Sixth Grade Students, Peggy Appleby Wester

Theses from 1985

Changes in LDH Activity in Cryptobranchus Due to Imposed Environmental Stress, Norman Reid Brown

Dispersion of Dissolved Metals From the Webster County, Missouri Sanitary Landfill, David L. Coonrod

Survivors: a Collection of Stories, Gale E. Crain

Catalase and Superoxide Dismutase Activity in Response to Elevated Oxygen in Drosophila Melanogaster, Thomas Richard David

A History of the Mid-America Singers of Springfield, Missouri, Herschel Douglas Fincher

Analysis of a Project Designed to Modernize the Communications Efficiency of the United Methodist Church, Clyde Frank Gilmore

Palimpsest, Pamela Dilmore Hadsall

A Planner's Dilemma: Hostile Public Opinion and Land Use Planning in Rural Southwest Missouri, Andrew A. Hair

Why Parents Educate Their Children in Assemblies of God Christian Schools, Bunny Jo Hartzler

An Experimental Study of the Effects of Right Brain Activities on Spelling Achievement, Pamela M. Herd

Growth and Metamorphosis of the Ringed Salamander, Jackie E. Hutcherson

Spatial Analysis of Hospital Service Areas in Southwest Missouri, Christopher J. Ives

Bacteriophage Sp10 Infection of Bacillus Subtilis, Wayne Charles Katt

Macrophage Suppression Across Genetic Barriers By a Spleen Cell Culture Derived Factor, Kenneth L. Mackey

Stop the Organization, I Want to Get On! an Introduction to Organizational Communication, Robert H. Morrow

A Study of Friendship Attitudes of Children Who Participate in Gifted Programs in the Public Schools, Barbara J. Nichols

A Prompt Book For The Strafford High School Production Of Li'L Abner, Peggy L. Turner

Comparable Effects of Morphine Sulfate and Adrenocorticotropic Hormone in the Midbrain Reticular Formation of Rats, Melinda Sue Walker

High School Forensics Services and Recruitment: a Study of High School Faculty Opinion, Terry Lee West

Theses from 1984

Legend, and Other Stories, Craig D. Albin

Subconscious Programming and Creative Achievements, Susan Bennett

Adolf Eichmann: a Reappraisal, Lue Anne Christensen

Survey of Classroom Practices and Attitudes of Teachers of Young Authors, Alice G. Harp

Planning of Open Space Using Physical Geographical Features in the South Dry Sac Drainage Basin, Joseph E. Harpine

Growth and Characterization of Cell Cultures of Rainbow Trout, Janice M. Hickok

Life History of the Stippled Darter, Etheostoma Punctulatum, Donal R. Hotalling

A Rhetorical Evaluation of Claiborne Fox Jackson's Speeches on Slavery and States' Rights, 1847-1861, Joseph A. Igel

A Study For the Prediction of Success in a College Algebra Course, John Kurt Killion

A Study of the Missouri Veterans Foundation and Their Attempt to Build the Missouri Unified Veterans Memorial, Patty Morris