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  • Review of Student Learning Outcomes, AY 2016/17-2020/21 

    Faculty Senate. General Education Committee (Wichita State University, 2017)
    Reviews of Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) issued annually by Wichita State University Faculty Senate General Education Committee.
  • Review of Student Learning Outcomes AY 2014-2015 

    Faculty Senate. General Education Committee. (Wichita State University, 2016-09-12)
    The report provides information on the committee activities in academic year 2014-2015, recommendations for next academic year, and statisitcal data on student learning performance.
  • Review of Student Learning Outcomes AY 2013-2014 

    Faculty Senate. General Education Committee. (Wichita State University, 2016-09-12)
    The report provides information on the committee activities in academic year 2013-2014, assessment of students learning outcomes and recommendations for next academic year.
  • Review of Student Learning Outcomes AY 2012-2013 

    Faculty Senate. General Education Committee. (Wichita State University, 2016-09-12)
    The report includes information on the WSU General Education Program development and assessment of student learning outcomes based on Foresight 2020 strategic goals and Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA). Includes ...
  • Review of Student Learning Outcomes AY 2015-2016 

    Faculty Senate. General Education Committee. (Wichita State University, 2016-09-12)
    The report on the Faculty Senate General Education Committee's annual activites. Includes statistical data on student learning outcomes and its assessment.
  • Faculty Roster 2016-2017 

    Wichita State University. Academic Affairs (Wichita State University, 2016-01)
    A faculty roster data file is compiled for the 2016 University accreditation. It includes names, positions, date of initial hire, degrees and academic rank of Wichita State professors and instructors. Two separate sections ...
  • Study of biocompatibility and biomechanical properties of composite scaffolds for bone repair 

    Nagaraj, Sushrutha (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Bone repair is interrupted or stalled in nonunion fractures or bone void formation due to removal of bone tumor. The use of bone cements to anchor the free spaces between the bones to restore bone volume and promote bone ...
  • Quantification of arterial electromagnetic properties for peripheral artery disease screening 

    Rogers, Jerad (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a slowly progressive vascular disease characterized by abnormal narrowing of peripheral arteries through atherosclerosis. PAD often goes unnoticed and is heavily underdiagnosed due to its ...
  • Laser surface modification of the orthopedic bio-metal, cobalt chromium alloy 

    Salerno, Martina (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Post-surgical site infections are common after medical implant placement. Infections in tissue surrounding an implant can cause patient suffering, medical device failure, and can potentially spread systematically. ...
  • The first Americans: Native American voting behavior today 

    Matta, Emily (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Among the most critically neglected ethnicities when studying political behavior, Native Americans are often lumped into the ‘Other’ category in national surveys and resulting datasets. Composing a rather small but unarguably ...
  • Promoting children's social emotional development through classroom consultation 

    Davidson, Clara (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Setting up and executing effective interventions is important to the advancement of a classroom of children, particularly those who are at risk. The DECA-P2 was administered as a screening tool to five classrooms at community ...
  • Examination of the effect of Allicin on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus in culture 

    Nguyen, Thao (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    In order to explore the effectiveness of the garlic-derived chemical Allicin, we conducted inhibition assays on bacteriological plates using a commercially derived source of the chemical and also a freshly prepared solution. ...
  • Acomputational model of electroactive polymner assisted left ventricular contraction 

    Richardson, Alec (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is classified as asymptomatic heart failure and is the most common cause of heart failure comprising about 60 percent of patients. LVSD is associated with reduced left ventricle ...
  • The role of skin complexion on African American emerging adults 

    Bey, Alissa (Wichita State University, 2016-04-05)
    Past literature exploring the role of skin complexion within the African American community has produced conflicting results (Maxwell, Brevard, Abrams, Belgrave; 2015). The current study uses a mixed-method approach to ...
  • Reducing medication administration errors in emergency medical services through the implementation of a verbal verification method 

    Madi, Maha (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Healthcare reform is a reoccurring issue that is common to legislatures across the country. Policy changes to healthcare affect everyone and in order to better provide for the citizens of the State agreements must be made ...
  • Developing a targeting system for bacterial membranes 

    Thacker, Christopher (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    An ammonium picket porphyrin that targets bacterial membranes has been prepared and shown to bind to phosphatidylglycerol (PG), a bacterial lipid, when the lipid was in solution, contained within synthetic membrane vesicles, ...
  • Effects of fire on forb germination and survival in a south-central Kansas tallgrass prairie 

    Smith, Jennifer (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Prescribed burning is an important tool for the conservation, restoration, and management of prairies, but, how fire impacts seeds in the year of the fire is poorly understood. For example, prairie burns can result in ...
  • A lost history: An ethnography of the Historic Dunbar Theatre 

    Stillwell, Lindsey (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    This research explored sense of place and generational values of an African American cohort from Wichita, Kansas, that experienced the Historic Dunbar Theatre during the 22-years following its opening in 1941. Utilizing ...
  • Fourier transform infrared spectral biomakers of muscle degeneration 

    Howard, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    Peripheral artery disease (PAD), characterized by blockages of the arteries to the legs, affects approximately 8 million lives in the United States. This injury includes altered metabolic processes, damaged organelles, and ...
  • Pedestrian detection in a night time driving and texting task 

    Turner, Colton (Wichita State University, 2015-04-07)
    The dangers of texting and driving have become the focal point of driving research in recent years. Most of this research has been directed at examining the dangers distracted drivers present to other motorists. However, ...

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