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  • Academic performance in middle school: Friendship influences 

    Jacobson, Lisette T. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    The results of this study build on previous research findings demonstrating relational significance of peer influences to academic performance during adolescence. Whereas family, teachers, and peers play a significant role ...
  • Assessing academic (dis)honesty: a factor analytic study 

    McKibban, Amie R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    For over 70 years, research has tackled the issue of academic misconduct in the university setting. However, a review of the literature reveals that (a) consensus on the magnitude of such behavior has not been reached ...
  • Assessing the career aspirations, family structure and ability to succeed among African-American males 

    Lee, Felecia A.; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The purpose of the evaluation was to compare the career aspirations, family structure, and ability to succeed of African American males to other groups. Four hundred and seventy three males were surveyed at the baseline ...
  • Classification and regression trees as alternatives to regression 

    Phelps, Mandy C.; Merkle, Edgar C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Traditional statistical analyses, such as ANOVA and Regression, require that many assumptions be fulfilled in order to obtain accurate results. For example, there are assumptions of normally-distributed data, linear re ...
  • Combat identification using an augmented reality learning system 

    Smith, Dustin C.; Chinn, Melissa E. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    This research will examine training with an augmented reality learning system to identify combat vehicles. Due to the increase in use of unmanned vehicles (UVs) for missions, a question arises: How do we best train operators ...
  • Developing a quantitative measure of self-as-context 

    Gird, Suzanne R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    The theoretical model upon which acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) [1] is based holds that six distinct, but interrelated processes, contribute to psychological flexibility. The psychometric properties of a self-report ...
  • The effect of line length and passage type on reading speed, comprehension, and user satisfaction 

    Shaikh, Audrey Dawn; Chaparro, Barbara S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • Effectiveness and Invasiveness in Patient Medical Decision Aids 

    Hulsey, Lukas; Shaffer, Victoria A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    This research tested the hypothesis that including anecdotal evidence impacts treatment choice by influencing the trade-off between effectiveness and invasiveness. In addition, the role of decision-making style was examined. ...
  • Empowering settings in Nicaragua: Hearing some of the voices of Nicaraguan youth 

    Kirk, Chris M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    With high rates of poverty and a remarkably young population, Nicaragua is a nation in which the challenges of the future lie in the empowerment of its youth. The role of empowering settings in the development of individual ...
  • Empowering the disenfranchised: Creating college access for foster care youth 

    Kirk, Chris M.; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K.; Nilsen, Corinne; Colvin, Deltha Q. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    College attendance has been demonstrated to be a factor in lifetime income level, quality of life, better health, and decreased strain on government financial support systems. Yet, the privilege of attending college continues ...
  • Evaluating a community health center's diabetes project: A strategy to reduce health disparities 

    Wernick, Shoshana; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Diabetes poses a serious health problem in the African American community who experience significantly higher rates of diabetes and diabetes complications when compared to Caucasians. The current study evaluated a Diabetes ...
  • Evaluating the impact of participation in consumer-run organizations 

    Shagott, Todd P.; Vu, Chi C.; Reinhart, Crystal; Hymer, Kimberly; Collins, Vicky; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Consumer-run organizations (CROs) serve as drop-in and activity centers for adults diagnosed with mental illness. These nonprofit organizations, which are entirely run by consumers (people diagnosed with a severe and ...
  • An evaluation of "senior-friendly" web guidelines 

    Hart, Traci A.; Chaparro, Barbara S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • An examination of becoming a certified peer specialist 

    Grant, Emily A.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Peer support between mental health consumers in the mental health system is not a new concept. However, the position of Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is a recent addition to the mental health system. CPSs are people in ...
  • Exploring older persons use of computer-mediated communication technologies 

    Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Nilsen, Kari M.; Smith, Rachel (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Older persons receiving services in community settings, rather than Nursing Homes, are at risk of social isolation. Computer mediated communication offers technological resources which recipients of Home and Community-Based ...
  • The great between-subjects assumption 

    Lambdin, Charles Garett; Shaffer, Victoria A. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    There seems to be an assumption that some judgment and decision-making (JDM) findings will only be supported in between-subjects designs, even though between-subjects results can be misleading. This paper tested this ...
  • The impact family structure has on sexual activity and educational aspirations for african american adolescents ages 12 – 17 

    Roberts, Shani Roshelle (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Within the past few decades African Americans have made a lot of progress in educational attainment and achievement. The gaps between Caucasians and African Americans are slowly narrowing because more African American ...
  • The influence of mere exposure on web based breadcrumb navigation 

    Hull, Spring S.; Chaparro, Barbara S.; Halcomb, Charles G. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)
  • Member retention in consumer-run organizations 

    Dziadkowiec, Oliwier; Vu, Chi C.; Shagott, Todd P.; Reinhart, Crystal; Keele-Lien, Ashlee; Swink, Nathan; Meissen, Gregory J.; Wituk, Scott A.; Hymer, Kimberly; Banta, Adrienne (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Consumer run-organizations (CROs) have been empowering and socially supportive settings chosen by mental health consumers as a complement or an alternative to traditional mental health services. According to previous ...
  • Personalizing senior caregiving via videotaped biographies 

    Grosch, Kerry K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2005-04-22)