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  • Exploring the Experience of a Crisis of Faith: A Qualitative Study 

    Webb, Claire D (East Carolina University, 2019-07-24)
    For some, religion and spirituality play a crucial role in one’s life, influencing their values, behaviors, and relationships. Research suggests that spirituality gives one a sense of purpose and identity, and can allow ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF AGING ON COGNITIVE MOTOR CONTROL 

    Shaver, Alexandra (East Carolina University, 2019-07-30)
    THE EFFECTS OF AGING ON COGNITIVE MOTOR CONTROL Alex Shaver June, 2019 Director of Thesis: Dr. J.C. Mizelle Major Department: Kinesiology Introduction: Processing speed, working memory capacity, inhibitory function, and ...
  • You, the Candidate 

    Clark, Kayla N. (East Carolina University, 2019-07-25)
    This thesis investigates the relationship between graphic design and political campaigns with a focus on color and typography. The extent to which the general public identifies typeface and color palette characteristics ...
  • Stress and Resilience in Gender Nonbinary Individuals 

    Puckett, Kristen (East Carolina University, 2019-07-23)
    The purpose of the study is to further understand the meanings associated with and the lived experiences of gender nonbinary individuals related to stress and resilience. Although nonbinary individuals make up as much as ...
  • Emotional Evidence of Change: Highlanders Experiences with Glacial Retreat in Peru 

    Chipiwalt, Kara Brooke (East Carolina University, 2019-07-26)
    Global climate change is a phenomenon studied by some, but experienced by many. Communities in various places across the globe live with the physical and social effects of that phenomenon each day, with the most highly ...
  • Software Technology Maturation and Software Security 

    Locklear, Trina Kay (East Carolina University, 2019-08-05)
    Software technology maturation, also referred to as technology transfer, is as difficult as it is rare, mostly because of the time scale involved. Software maturation is defined as the process of taking a piece of technology ...
  • Investigating the role of transcription factor, Trl, during germline development in the Drosophila ovary 

    Davenport, Lindsay L (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Oogenesis is the process by which an egg develops from undifferentiated cells in the ovary. The Drosophila melanogaster ovary is an assembly line for egg production, making it a great system to investigate initial oocyte ...
  • Investigating the Role of Poxvirus Virulence Genes A35 and O1L in the Virus Life Cycle 

    Hayes, Alexandra G (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Poxviruses, some of the largest viruses in existence, have a great impact on the human and animal world due to their ability to infect a broad assortment of organisms and cause significant disease. Today, poxvirus infections ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF WILSON READING SYSTEM ON UPPER ELEMNTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY IN READING FLUENCY 

    Gentry, Ashley Heath (East Carolina University, 2019-07-19)
    Schools throughout the United States struggle to meet the needs of students with a deficit in reading. Experimental research showing the effectiveness of the Wilson Reading System is lacking enough evidence. This study ...
  • PREMIUM Garbage 

    Rickett, Timothy Jason (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Each year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Facts and Figures Sheet. Within this document, the EPA records Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation, recycling, ...
  • (Un)Becoming 

    Atkinson, Adam James (East Carolina University, 2019-07-17)
    This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, (Un)Becoming. The body of work uses taxidermy and specimen collection techniques to explore the relationship between the Westward Expansion of the late 19th ...
  • Impact of Inductive and Deductive Teaching Strategy in Art Classes 

    Burns, Stephanie Rayanne (East Carolina University, 2019-07-15)
    Abstract: The purpose of this small teacher action research study was to determine if incorporating an inductive teaching strategy (concept attainment) into the teaching of art concepts affects student performance on depth ...
  • Metabolic Disease in Subadult Skeletal Remains from Late Ottoman-Era Tell Hisban, Jordan 

    Edwards, Emily Arlene (East Carolina University, 2019-07-25)
    The site of Tell Hisban in Jordan was seasonally occupied by nomadic agropastoral tribes for over a thousand years. In the latter half of the 1800s, the Ottoman Empire instituted the Tanzimat, a series of reforms intended ...
  • Bioarchaeological Analysis of a Historic North Carolina Family Cemetery 

    Long, Madison (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    The Gause Cemetery at Seaside, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, purportedly contains members of a wealthy and influential planter family, the Gause’s, who died during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In 2017, ...
  • Archaeological Investigations of an Early American Farmstead: The Wiley Smith Site (31MG2098) 

    Schmitz, Kelsey Ann (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    While farmsteads are relatively abundant in the historic and archaeological record, there are many issues with the current practices used to identify, evaluate, record, and study them. However, farmsteads represent a way ...
  • QR Codes and the Public: Tools for Education at Historic Brunswick Town 

    Byrnes, Kimberly (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    Public interpretation is an integral aspect of the archaeological process, and modern technology has made it easier than ever to communicate information with the general public. Technological advancements have been an aid ...
  • The Facial Inversion Effect Throughout Healthy Adult Aging: A Study of Event-Related Brain Potentials 

    Williams, Patrick (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    Age-associated cognitive decline (AACD) is a natural part of life. The difference between malignant and benign AACD can be difficult to determine in the early stages of dementia. Many factors affect an individual’s brain ...
  • As The Sun Sets, We Remain: A Bioarchaeological Analysis of the Gause Cemetery at Seaside 

    Quintana, Jorge R (East Carolina University, 2019-07-02)
    In 2014, USA Today reported that the search for family roots was the second most popular hobby in the U.S.. The concomitant recognition by the general public of the forensic and bioarchaeological value of human skeletal ...
  • Hickory Shad (Alosa mediocris) Population Identification Using Geometric Morphometrics and Otolith Shape 

    Meyer, Steve Daniel (East Carolina University, 2019-08-05)
    Hickory Shad Alosa mediocris is an anadromous species of fish belonging to the Family Clupeidae, first described in 1814 by Samuel L. Mitchill. Little is known about its life history or stock status. It is unknown whether ...
  • The Relationship of Adaptive Sport Participation on Sense of Community and Community Integration 

    Pearsall, Charlotte N (East Carolina University, 2019-05-08)
    This study examines how the frequency and duration of adaptive sports participation relates to community integration and sense of community among recreational athletes with disabilities. Research suggests that community ...