Theses and Dissertations produced by graduate students at Florida International University.

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Theses/Dissertations from 1991

Art education to develop student self awareness : a curricular model, Esther Harmos Cubeta

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Using genetic algorithms to solve combinatorial optimization problems, Xinwei Cui

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Population ecology of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, Florida, 1959-1990, John L. Curnutt

The relationship of knowledge of drug testing and personality characteristics to attitudes toward drug testing in the workplace, Jorge Diaz

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Age differences in functional performance : deficits or artifacts?, Anne E. Dickerson

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A study of the characteristics of successful small black-owned enterprises in Dade County, Florida, Granville Alfonso Dickson

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Reaching home : a novel, Virginia R. Oesterle

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

Petrologic and geochemical study of crustal xenoliths from Calbuco Volcano, Chile (latitude 41°20ʹS), Mohammad Javad Abdollahi

ASDN : Automated Software Design Notebook tool, Sriram Adhyapak

Reinforcing concrete slabs with steel fibers obtained from discarded cans, Tavakoli K. Ahmad

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Central American refugees in Costa Rica, Anna M. Alejo

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Potential rates of methanogenesis in peat and marl sawgrass wetlands in the Florida Everglades, Dave S. Bachoon

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Seasonal activity and road mortality of the snakes of the Pa-Hay-Okee wetlands of Everglades National Park, Frank S. Bernardino

Effect of gamma-irradiation on total organic carbon and trihalomethane formation potential, Trupti N. Bhatt

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Impact of nutrition education on knowledge and eating patterns in HIV-infected individuals, Patricia Boulos

Light-activated phytotoxic thiophenes in Flaveria linearis L., Dominique Buisson-Provost

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An assessment of the effectiveness of the Polanyi equilibrium theory at predicting adsorption isotherms, James D. Burkhart

Job analysis : implications and explorations, Cindy L. Chicvara

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Microcomputer-based system for the study of the respiratory system in newborns, Nelson Remberto Claure

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Transfer of learning between related and less related tasks using content specific and content general learning strategies, Ronald W. Collins

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The effects of a social studies teacher training program, emphasizing global education, on the teaching behaviors of secondary level preservice teachers, Barbara C. Cruz

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In search of the fair jury : does extended voir dire remedy the effects of pretrial publicity?, Hedy Red Dexter

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

A study to conduct a comparative analysis on effective implementation of marketing strategies in terms of marketing tools among selected deluxe hotels in Miami area by Seok-hwa Ahn., Seok-hwa Ahn

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Computer program for the analysis of non-prismatic beams, Roberto Antonio Alas

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Examining the needs for student services of adult learners in continuing higher education, Roberto Barragan Jr.

The use of computer technology to compare and analyze community college dissertations, William Lee Berry

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A model of school managerial control : the systematic analysis of managerial behaviors, processes, and indicators, Ira Elliot Bogotch

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The status and ecology of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) in Par Pond, Savannah River site, Laura A. Brandt

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A study to determine the effectiveness of employee hiring programs in the catering business in the south Florida area, Jong-Hoon Chung

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An experimental petrologic and geochemical study of Deccan trap basalts : part I, Deccan traps from Tamia, central India ; part II, crystallization relationships of Deccan basalts at 6.35 kbars, Tobi Helene Cohen

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

The relationship between higher education curricular variables and human flight performance in a preliminary flying training program, Larry Earle Baker

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A content analysis of food and nutrition television advertisements, Lorraine D. Bender

A study of foreign visitors, their motivations and impact on tourism development in Taiwan, George Yang Chang-Hui

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IFE, an interactive formula editor, Teresa C. Chau

The effects of training on communicative functioning during normative discussion, Mary Dancs

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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An analysis of Venezuela's foreign policy during the period of the Betancourt doctrine and Caldera's ideological pluralism, Franklin Acosta

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Property rights and hospital behavior under DRGs : an examination of nonprofit, government, and forprofit sectors, Elizabeth M. Andal Sorrentino

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Computer interaction : its effect on attitude and performance in older adults, Jane Ansley

Impact of the Afghan refugees on Pakistan, Saad Bhatty

Patterns of cooperation, conflict, and domination in children's collaborative problem-solving, Michael H. Bramel

Personality and situation antecedents to attributions and behaviors in a locus of control/causality domain, Gregory A. Butson

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Life history and reproductive ecology of sistrurus miliarius barbouri : the dusky pygmy rattlesnake in Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Teresa C. DeFrancesco

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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Pulsed parabolic equation model of acoustic transmission (PPEMAT), Alicia Gonzalez Acebo

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Investigation into possible causes of elevated ozone concentrations in Miami, Florida, Dale E. Aspy

The new Jamaican migration : implications for theory and practice, Maria Yvonne Barrett

International tourism and socio-economic development in the Caribbean : are they compatible?, Joann Biondi

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Study of the effectiveness of cost-estimation models and complexity metrics on small projects, Lein-Lein Chen

A study to determine if any significant difference exists in net profitability between restaurant operations which engage in accepted methods of menu planning and restaurant operations which do not, Michael Chien-Chung Chia

A survey of selected Chinese restaurants in the greater Miami area to determine management and guest perceptions as to the role of alcoholic beverage in Chinese restaurant, Ming-Che Peter Chou

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Dissidence within the Soviet Bloc : the case of Romania, Emil Craciun

A need for an employee assistance program in the hospitality industry to help alcoholic employees, Philip Joseph DeSousa

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Learning style and brain hemisphere dominance : interrelationships and influences on organizational role selection, Helen Leitch Diehl

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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Effective energy conservation and management in the building sector : the answer to the energy predicament, Jorge C. Cano

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Kinetic rate constants for the formation of trihalomethanes in chlorinated ammonia containing ground water, Lee S. Casey

A study to determine the effects of an English language training program on bilingual employees in selected Miami-area hotels, Francisco A. Cozzarelli

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Food and nutrition services in bone marrow transplant centers, Amy Dezenhall

Theses/Dissertations from 1984

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A study of the impact of field experience in hospitality education, Peter Okon Agbomi

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A study to identify the motivation compelling the business traveler to choose a specific airline in the Miami to Atlanta market and to develop a marketing strategy, Anne L. Applefeld

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A study to analyze the degree of hurricane preparedness in selected Miami Beach hotels, Gina Brink

Industrial computer graphics development and interface software package, Ricardo de la Cierva

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The development of a risk prevention safety and security program and its application into selected Miami hotels, John Cochran

Theses/Dissertations from 1983

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Labor turnover : its causes, consequences, and control strategy in five selected restaurants in the Miami area, Anthony Odey Agbeh

A study for the establishment of higher foodservice standards in health-care facilities, Shira L. Bush

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A study to identify the need for videotaped training material for civilian clubs, Terry Clark

A study to determine if foodservice managers are utilizing time management techniques and to develop guidelines to help the foodservice manager in being more time effective, Claude A. De Lucia

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A study to determine if foodservice managers are utilizing time management techniques and to develop guidelines to help the foodservice manager in being more time effective, Claude A. De Lucia

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Discretionary salt consumption in airline food service : a feasibility study, Kathleen E. Dierkes

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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The analysis of the resort timesharing industry in order to determine the industry's familiarity with timesharing and the industry's conception of the present and future effects of timesharing, Lisa S. Aufzien and Julie Krimmer

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Reaganomics and its effects on pricing and participation in the regular paying sector of the National School Lunch Program in Dade County public high schools, Robert H. Bosselman

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Perceived and actual sex differences in attributional style for affiliative behavior, Gretchen A. Brown

Acceptable vs. marginal police officers' psychological ratings : a longitudinal comparison of job performance, Gwendolyn V. Brown

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A study to identify the nutritional problems in the elementary school population in the Republic of Venezuela, Luis Alonso Calatrava

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A study to determine the probable effects casino gambling might have on the Latin American share of the tourist market located in Miami, Florida, Francis Joseph Caponio

The contributions of the hotel and restaurant schools to the hospitality industry, Somjai Chalermvongsavej

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Comparative management performance of Chinese specialty restaurant and American specialty restaurant in Miami area, Shu-Nuan Tanya Chin

Theses/Dissertations from 1981

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The effects and extent of 1,1,1-trichloroethane vapor concentration exposure on workers during solvent vapor degreasing, Ahmad Arefian

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A study to adapt various sales forecasting methods for use by military club managers, Alfred J. Bender

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Development of an instrument for the evaluation of weight reduction advice in women's magazines, Sheryl H. Calish

Carbon monoxide exposure in vehicle inspection stations, Dade County, Florida, Carl W. DiSalvo

Theses/Dissertations from 1980

International tourism : can it contribute to Nigeria's economic growth as other industrial sectors?, Efiong A. Akpaidem

Recruiting and developing technicians for hotel food service operations, Camille F. Aziz

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A study to determine whether the needs of the physically handicapped are being met by the hotels in the city of Miami Beach, Florida, Judith A. Casey

Employee theft in beverage operations and an effective system of control, Norman A. Dawson

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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Trends in the foodservice industry : convenience foods, John R. Adams

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A study of the top executive conference centers in the United States and an examination of the corresponding corporate meetings market, Howard Adler

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A proposal to partially decentralize food purchasing within one major unit of Florida Health and Rehabilitation Services, Martin Joseph Casola

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A limnological description of Lake Marco Shores, a manmade brackish water lake, Charles M. Courtney

A study of the occupational self-image of service employees employed in restaurants in Aruba, Ellis Emilio Dania

A guide to energy conservation methods for the independent hotel-restaurant operator, Joseph L. Diciano

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

The present program of teaching food and beverage service in the Hotel School of Florida International University : is it adequate?, Nabil Ahmed Abdel-Khalek

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Food and beverage management, Youssri Hussein Allam

Nutritional programs for the English-speaking elderly and disabled in the "Little Havana" area of Miami, Carol Lee Bauch

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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Correspondence course for travel counsellors : hospitality industry project, Thomas Ward Calnan

Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Report on "Vision '77" and the Long Range Planning Committee of the Club Managers Association of America : a graduate project, Richard S. Clemons

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An analysis of hospital temperature maintenance and tray assembly systems : an industry project, Frank John DeWerff

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An operator's manual for the reservation and registration monitors of the Moby Data Hospitality System, Mark William Nemtzow

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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A pilot study: result of menu presentation system change, Stella Manikas Copulos