Utah Valley University Student Theses Collection
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Obesity in Children --...
Asher, Christopher K.
Bailey, Jodi R.
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Obesity in Children: What Role do Parents Have?
Obesity in children--Prevention;
This thesis examines obesity in children, especially the part that parents play, and how parents can help curb it in their children.
Causes of World War Two
World War, 1939-1945--Causes;
The myriad causes of World War Two are explored in this thesis.
The evolution of the cesarean section procedure for childbirth is examined, as the author looks at the benefits and improvements of the procedure, which done when necessary, results in a high percentage...
Publishing in the 21st Century: The Business of Literature
Publishers and publishing; Self-publishing; Literature publishing; Desktop publishing industry;
This thesis explores what a would-be writie must understand to get published: the publishing process, when to publish, the value of self-publishing, and the future of hard-backed books themselves in the...
Pharmacogenomics: Impact of the Genomic Era
Pharmacogenomics will greatly enhance community health practices, according to the author, but genome testing will be essential for its practice. The author examines what patient information can be used...
Marketing Linux for the Desktop
This thesis looks at how to adapt and market the Linux operating system for desktops.
Bulges of Childhood Obesity
Obesity in children; Obesity in children--Prevention; Obesity in children--Treatment;
This thesis defines childhood obesity, and traces several factors which have lead to its rise- increased television viewing, poor nutritional habits, and inadequate amounts of physical exercise. It also...
Aviation Matters: The Falkland Island War
Falkland Islands War, 1982--Aerial operations, Argentine; Falkland Islands War, 1982--Aerial operations, British; Galtieri, Leopoldo Fortunato;
The author analyzes the reasons that Argentina lost the Falkland Island war against Great Britain in 1982, specifically focusing on the lack of preparation of Argentina's military and air forces, and the...
Censorship in the history classroom: let the stories be told
The author explores the the primary reasons for censorship, the types of censorship that have existed throughout history, and how censorship, while often well-meaning, ultimately destroys the ability of...
The Glass Ceiling: women in Business and Outdoor Recreation Programs
Glass ceiling (Employment discrimination);
This thesis examines the barriers to women's advancement and equality not only in traditional business fields, but in participating in and leading outdorr recreational activities.
Serving the Public Interest: The Ethical Responsibility of the Colombian Media
This thesis examines the role of the media in Colombia and the violence there--what ethical standards should they adhere to, and what effect does their reporting have on the situation?
Returning to Nature: The Benefits of Outdoor Education for High School Students
This paper explores the benefits of outdoor education for high school students. It also looks at some successful programs in highs schools arong the country.
How Hearing Parents can Help their Deaf Children develop Identities through Adequate Knowledge and Resources
Deaf children--Education; Deaf--Means of communication; Deaf children--Language;
The author focuses of how to help hearing parents of deaf children raise these children with a strong sense of identity and acqiusition of language. These two factors are primary in the educational and...
The Morals of Private Businesses and Public Apathy Regarding Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Embryonic stem cells--Research--Moral and ethical aspects;
The ethical, moral, and practical issues of harvesting embryonic stem cells for medical use are discussed in this thesis.
Argument for More Resources in Iraq
Iraq War, 2003; Iraq War, 2003---Manpower--United States;
This paper argues that the U.S. Government should plan to stay in Iraq after the Iraqi government assumes control, to maintain stability, based on the example of the continued U.S. presence in the Philippines....
Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as an Educational Tool
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; Personality and occupation; Vocational guidance;
The author looks at how to use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a teaching tool for business students, to help them learn more effectively. The history of the MBTI is given, as well as pros and cons...
When Knights Become Leaders: Building Leadership among First Time Managers
Leadership; Success in business;
This thesis emphasized the importance of leadership training to the success of managers in the business world, and relates examples of corporations which provide this training, and how it benefits the...
Sex discrimination in employment;
This thesis looks at the gender stereotypes in the workplace which can lead to what is called the "glass ceiling"--a very real barrier to the hiring and promotion of women based on stereotypical assumptions...
Leadership Styles and the Role that Gender Plays
Leadership; Leadership in women;
The author discusses leadership issues as they relate to gender, including an overview of leadership traits, shifts in leadership styles from authoritatian to team-based, gender traits and socialization...
History and psychology of baby abandonment and infanticide
Abandoned children; Infanticide; Infanticide--History;
The author recounts incidents of child abandonment and infanticide in history, offering information on the reasons for it, methods, psychological damage, and alternatives.
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