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Browsing items in: Utah Valley University Theses Collection

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    • Neglected R: Improving Writing Instruction through Technology

    • Using the narrative inquiry method, this project (a) investigated the effects of incorporating iPads and writing-specific educational apps in a fifth grade classroom and (b) distinguished between gains in writing due to motivation derived from...
    • Sessions, Laird Daniel
    • 2014-04
    • Project: Creating a Wireless Presence at UVSC

    • This thesis outlines a project undertaken by the author as he, as part of a committee, worked to establish a wireless presence in areas of the UVSC campus, using the UVSC Library as an initial proving ground. The author explains the differences...
    • Blaney, Ted
    • 2002-04-11
    • Recreation and the concept of Rescue-Free Wilderness

    • This is the study of how experiences with nature, through the use of "Rescue-Free" wilderness areas, can benefit humans. It also is aimed at increasing awareness of the general public about problems within the recreation industry and the way the...
    • Hanson, Brooke
    • 2001-12-01
    • Is Welfare Helping or Hurting? A Pilot Study of Youth in Custody

    • Through personal interviews and interactions, the author examines how poverty, and the welfare system, have by and large not helped youth who have been in trouble and placed in custody. Welfare perpetuates many problems which lead to crime and...
    • Spaulding, Todd
    • 2003-11-25
    • Diets: are they safe and effective?

    • American spend billions of dollars each year trying to lose weight using all sorts of products and fads. In this paper, the author posits that she has discovered, through research and experimentation, that the
    • Paulson, Heidi
    • 2000-04-20
    • Dieting Industry's Influence

    • This thesis posits that all the lose weight fast promises of the dieting industry are hollow, and that Americans need to follow basic common sense methods--diet and exercise-to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
    • Sorensen, Melanie
    • 2005-03-14
    • Water Quality and the Special Needs Consumer

    • Because of his son's health problems the author began to research how food and local water from the tap could have an impact on his son's kidney problems.
    • Finlinson, Brook
    • 2003-03-19
    • Teacher Influence in Elementary School Singing

    • The purpose of this study was to explore if there is any correlation between the singing attitudes and practices of non-music teachers and their students in an elementary school.
    • Kinder, Dorian M.
    • 2013-03
    • Violence in the Workplace

    • Violence in the workplace is, according to the author, a growing problem. The author outlines several sociologists' theories as to why, and what warning signs to look for. He also explores what a manager's responsibilities are to help prevent...
    • Goodman, Denton
    • 2001-12-01
    • The Fears of Men: Draft and Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War

    • The author explores the moral and ethical dilemmas faced by draftees and draft dodgers during the Vietnam War as she struggles to come to her own conclusions about when breaking a law, such as the draft law, or finding another way to defer military...
    • Musso-Shroath, Lori
    • 2003-04-11
    • Role of the Crusader in the Army Transition

    • The improvements of the U. S. Army's Crusader artillery system over the slightly older Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer system in battle are defined, and a history of artillery in warfare is given.
    • Fisher, Michael E.
    • 2001-12-01
    • One Cause or Many

    • The author points out that many American students today do not know the real reasons why the country got in to the American Civil War. The thesis explores the many complicated reasons for the war, which are much more complicated than most students...
    • Sullivan, Lynn
    • 2004-12-05
    • United Nations in U.S. Foreign Policy

    • This thesis posits that despite criticism and doubt about its usefulness, the United Nations remains a critical tool of the foreign policy of the United States.
    • Henrie, Tyson A.
    • 2004-04-27
    • Living with Ulcerative Collitis

    • This paper examines ulcerative colitis, which can lead to colon cancer. It features personal health strategies to stay cancer free, and also encourages people over 50 years old to get colonoscopies.
    • Vickers, Michael
    • 2000-04-24

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