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• #### A new family of small molecules targets anionic phospholipid found in bacterial membrane ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2019-07)
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious threats to human health according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Antibacterial resistance has been around since the development of antibiotics, it is a part of ...
• #### A new multidimensional scaling framework for discovering customer requirements ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2016-12)
Customer feedback analysis provides insights into customer satisfaction and helps improve the quality of services and products. The major issue of concern in analyzing customer feedback is the ability to identify their ...
• #### A novel finite element for modeling a fastener in a lap joint assembly ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2014-12)
This work documents the development of a novel finite element. This element introduces parameters that allow more accurate modeling for the specific application of mechanically fastened lap joints. The research here bridges ...
• #### A numerical homogenization approach to characterize in-plane anisotropic hyperelastic responses of a non-metallic honeycomb core ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2020-05)
In this research, a numerical homogenization approach to predict the experimentally observed nonlinear elastic, orthotropic and asymmetric responses of non-metallic honeycomb cores under large in-plane deformations is ...
• #### A pseudo restricted maximum likelihood estimator under multivariate simple tree order restriction and an algorithm ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-07)
The minimum distance projection of a given matrix $X \in R^{pxq}$ onto the order restricted cone in an appropriately defined inner product system, $\pi(X|C_{pxq}),$ plays an important role in order restricted statistical ...
• #### A qualitative case study of teacher retention in a rural secondary school ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2016-05)
The purpose of this study was to define and understand from a teacher's perspective, the factors that keep them teaching in small rural schools. A qualitative case study research design was used within the framework of an ...
• #### A qualitative study of novice teacher retention in two rural Midwest schools ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2014-12)
This purpose of this study was to conduct a qualitative study using the theoretical framework of organizational trust to determine the factors that novice teachers felt were most important to their retention. This qualitative ...
• #### A qualitative study of the educational experiences of racial minority students with disabilities in a rural Midwestern district ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2014-05)
Undoubtedly, public schools in the United States have made tremendous progress over the last four decades in providing an equitable education for students with disabilities. Prior to the passage of federal law in 1975, ...
• #### A sociotechnical systems-based analysis of documentation workflow in a pediatric emergency department ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2016-05)
The pediatric emergency department is a complex, interdisciplinary setting that requires highly skilled individuals to perform under intense time pressure despite numerous interruptions. The task of documentation consumes ...
• #### A study of elementary student voice in a school-based after school program ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2018-07)
After school programs have been around for many years and play a role in the lives of many elementary age students. Although the makeup of programs is vast and differing, so many of them impact students on a daily basis. ...
• #### A study of novice elementary teachers’ voices on their retention and the role of instructional coaching ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
This qualitative case study explored teacher retention in elementary schools by examining novice teachers’ perceptions about instructional coaching and the influence it may exert on career decisions. The role of the ...
• #### A study of the effect of a new teacher evaluation policy on the work of the high school principal ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2017-05)
Public schools are arguably the most diverse and challenging organizations to lead due to the vast number and type of stakeholders as well as the vulnerable clientele within. The continually rising demands of leading ...
• #### A study of the lived experiences of academically high achieving black male high school students in an urban district ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2014-05)
This qualitative study examined the school experiences of nine academically high achieving Black males in urban schools to understand how this group is able to succeed in school when others perform so poorly. The theoretical ...
• #### Academic momentum: Does speed lead to success for first-generation students? ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
The purpose of this study was to investigate how enrollment in 15 credit hours during the first semester influenced a first-time-in-college (FTIC), first-generation (FG) student’s perceptions of their academic momentum, ...
• #### Acceptance and adoption of health information technology: An assessment of attitudes toward personal health records ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2009-12)
A multitude of Health Information Technology (HIT) products are being introduced into the market to address some of the numerous challenges within the healthcare industry through the use of electronic, interoperable record ...
• #### #Accepted: The role of social media in the college choice process of out-of-state undergraduate students ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the perceptions of out-of-state undergraduate students on college choice and the role of social media. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 13 ...
• #### Access to academic excellence: School personnel's perceptions and practices of student participation in advanced placement programs in a predominately minority high school ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2014-12)
The Advanced Placement (AP) program allows students to participate in college preparatory coursework while in high school as well as the option of earning college credit. It is presumed enrollment policies provide students ...
• #### Accuracy of video-based moment arm measurements and use with occupational low back disorder assessment methods ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2020-05)
A large portion of occupational low back disorders (OLBDs) are due to industrial lifting activities. Prior research has clearly demonstrated the association between the external loadings and the risk of OLBD. Low back ...
• #### Achieving autonomy through early sexual debut: contribution of parenting style and the subsequent development of depression ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2011-07)
Three parenting constructs were tested as predictors of early sexual debut and young adult depression in a longitudinal study of 4610 adolescents initially surveyed between the ages of 13 and 17-years-old. Three models ...
• #### Ad astra per aspera: A case study of adaptive leadership in an institution of higher education ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2021-05)
Organizations often face complex challenges that threaten their ability to realize their missions and achieve their stated goals and outcomes. Leadership is necessary to make progress toward addressing these challenges. ...