URCAF Abstracts 2012
2012 URCA FORUM Organizing Committee
Chair :Lawrence Whitman, Professor, Engineering
Members: Steven Oare, Associate Professor, Fine Arts
Douglas Parham , Assistant Professor, Health Professions
Masud Chand , Assistant Professor, Business
Jay Price , Associate Professor, LAS Humanities
Hussein Hamdeh, Professor, LAS Math/Natural Sciences
Susan Matveyeva, Associate Professor, University Libraries
Kim McDowell,Associate Professor, Education
Michael Hall, Associate Professor, LAS Social Sciences
William Vanderburgh, Executive Director, Office for Faculty Development and Student Success
Office of Research Administration, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, University Libraries, Emory Lindquist Honors Program
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Parallels between my questions appear clearly, but I am always looking for points of intersection. Being centered in a world of inevitable, continuous change provokes many constant battles not only amongst opposing forces ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Although it is well documented that speech and swallowing function decline with age, the underlying reasons are only poorly understood. Motor performance decline has been commonly discussed as a contributing factor; however, ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Human FSH stimulates ovarian follicle development in females and regulates testicular Sertoli cell function in males. Our laboratory has identified two major hFSH forms differing in glycosylation and binding affinity to ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)As adolescents have peer-to-peer contacts, the perceptions and lived experiences of healthy inter-personal relationships vary between adults, including parents and educators, and the youths themselves. Relational discrepancy ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)In response to the 2001 bioterrorist attacks involving anthrax, precautionary methods of containment, such as early detection, have been explored in order to better prepare for similar incidences. This project proposes a ...
Role-focused instruction and the participation level of English language learners in collaborative environments (Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Research Question: What is the effect of role-focused instruction on the participation level of English Language Learners in collaborative environments? Methods: This correlational study took place in a 12th grade classroom. ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)This study was designed to determine the potential benefits of iApps across a varied demographic range. Surveys were constructed to discover how frequently such professionals as speech-language pathologists implement iApps ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Instrumental music is a form of communication that can communicate with all people no matter what their language. But just like learning a new language, mastering the skill of an instrument takes years of practice to gain ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)Inter-rater reliability remains disappointingly low when clinicians evaluate filmed evaluations of persons with swallowing disorders. To address this concern, investigators have developed two protocols - one which measures ...
(Wichita State University, 2012-04-03)The presence of sulfate salts and limited subsurface water (ice) on Mars suggests that any liquid water on Mars today will occur as (magnesium) sulfate-rich brines. It is not clear whether terrestrial organisms would be ...