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

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Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Relevance of the community college curriculum to the international student, Michael Baglino

Factors influencing university performance of associate in arts graduates transferring to the state university system, Anne L. Baldwin

Democratization, stabilization and social movements : the Bolivian case, Susan Michelle Beal

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The effect of sexist attitudes on the perception of visual artists by community college and university students, Kyra Belan

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The influence of processing instructions at encoding and retrieval on face recognition accuracy, Garrett L. Berman

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Depth-related variations of trace metal abundances in south Florida sediments, Donna Wade Booth

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Precompetition dietary practices of competitive male and female bodybuilders, Janet Bond Brill

Spatial and temporal variation of microbial properties in the water column of Florida Bay, John B.C. Bugden

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Test-retest reliability and synchronous status of heart rate recorded in vivo in children with phobic disorder, Alexander J. Chapunoff

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Fuzzy special logic functions and applications, Te-Shun Chou

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Civil-military relations in Guatemala during the Cerezo presidency, Laura A. Cole

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The development and validation of a preschool screening instrument for the identification of language impaired and educable mentally handicapped Head Start children, Samuel Corrado

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Investigation of the axial binding of phosphrus (sic) ligands to tetraphenylporphinato iron (II), Donghui Cui

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Evidence for the alternative pathway of complement activation in the nurse shark, Lieneke Cecile Culbreath

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One hundred years of servitude : the Colombian labor movement 1848-1948, Curtis Curry

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The relationship between spokesperson credibility and purchase intentions : a proposed theory and experimental evaluation, Oscar Winston DeShields

In the heaven of our arms : a novel, Thomas Craig Dexter

A knowledge-based system for estimating the duration of cast in place concrete activities, Gerardo Daniel Diaz Zarate

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Kinematic and dynamic analyses of general robots by applying the C-B notation-RaMIP (Robot and Mechanism Integrated Program), Bernardo Donoso

Assessing the leadership profile of appointed second-line administrators in the American community college : a case study, Marcia Elizabeth Edwards

Studies of natural killer (NK) cells in some cancer patients by the use of flow cytometry and monoclonal antibodies, Laura O. Fernandez

A social support network measure for preschool-age children, Nathalie Guacci

Autocalibration of photomultiplier tubes in a luminometer instrument, Alejandro A. Gutman

Autocalibration of photomultiplier tubes in a luminometer instrument, Alejandro A. Gutman

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Reproductive ecology of the burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia floridana, in Dade and Broward Counties, Florida, Brian Keith Mealey

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Perceptions of job worth, Trinidad Argüelles

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Attitudinal predictors in a Negligence Case, Therese Ann Astolfo

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Design and analysis of a folded meander dipole antenna using the MININEC program, Pedro A. Barros

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N-acetoxy-N-acetyl-2-aminofluorene binding sites on [phi] X174 and SV40, Marta L. Bascoy

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The effect of nutrition education on the nutrition knowledge of college athletes, Maria Guadalupe Bermudez

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An evaluation of a curriculum response to the State of Florida mandate for computer literacy at a large comprehensive high school in Dade County, Florida, Beverly Arlene Broughton

Anatomical and morphological responses of papaya, Carica papaya L., to various light conditions, Daniel Joseph Buisson

Molecular studies in gorgonian alloimmunity : search for gene homologs of the immunoglobulin gene superfamily in Swiftia exserta, Julia Bundschuh

A comparison of the equity of funding within and between the Florida Minimum Foundation Program and the Florida Education Finance Program for selected years from 1971 to 1989, Francis J. Casey Jr.

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A distributed object-oriented discrete event-driven simulation environment-DODESE, Min Chen

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Student ratings of instruction in a community college : effects of student and faculty ethnicity, Ana Alejandre Ciereszko

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Chemical and evaporative behaviors of synthetic liquid nuclear waste, Donna MacGrath Cline

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Rural mobilization in southern Peru, 1900-1962 : the case of La Convención, Mari M. Conea-Rosenfeld

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

The Nigerian coups d'etat of 1966 and 1983 : failure of legitimacy and nation building, Iwazor Egbemhonkhaye

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The influence of the quality of the sibling bond between sisters on caregiver's burden, Mary Etheart

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The effect of direct instruction in story grammar using deep processing on the reading and writing achievement of second graders, Joyce Caplan Fine

The Nesting Imperative: A Study of Conflicts Between Humans and Sea Turtles on Southeast Florida Beaches, John Robert Fletemeyer

Transcriptional Analysis of Bm-1 Repetitive Elements in the genome of Bombvx mori, Guangping Gao

Phase Relationships in the System CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 in Plagioclase Lherzolite Field, Zimin Gao

Patterns and Effects of Notetaking by Learning Disabled and Nondisabled Adolescents: A Comparative Study, Blanca Hortensia Garcia

Mountain passage, Gary Harlan Greenberg

Student support services : a needs identification process for the Black, college, student-athlete, Richard E. Gropper

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Gull Lake : A Novel, Pamela Sue Gross

The effect of minority recruitment and retention strategies and programs on the number of minority students applying to, enrolled in and graduated from accredited entry-level physical therapy education programs, Awilda R. Haskins

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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

The contextual model of marriage revisited, Susan Strum Dubitsky

Ridership studies for the proposed Florida high speed rail system, A. Masood Forooqi

The effect of nutrition education on nutrition knowledge and body composition of Little League cheerleaders, Margaret M. Furtado

Compliance of Pressure Garments in Burn Rehabilitation, Joanne M. Gallagher

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Data-parallel programming with multiple inheritance on the connection machine, Sanjay Girimaji

A comparison of conventional theoretical analysis, oxygen uptake analysis under steady-state conditions and off-gas analysis for the determination of aeration system capacity, Kathy Powell Groves

Radon anomaly in Dade County, Florida, Dona G. Gussow

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

A programming environment for the reuse and evolution of abstract models, Gisela Fraguio

A Spherically Symmetric Potential for Ar*(3P2 ̣0)+O2 from Velocity Dependent Total Cross Sections, Edward Gillman

The effect of class size, scheduling patterns, and curricular content on physical fitness achievement and attitute toward physical activity, Jayne Debra Greenberg

Molecular basis of pigmentation in croton plants, Delia K. Gutman

Molecular basis of pigmentation in croton plants, Delia K. Gutman

Effects of locally controllable variables on the reenlistment/separation decision process of first term enlisted members at Homestead Air Force Base, Virgil Hamaty

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

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An expert system for project controls in construction management, Kermit H. Gates

A simulation of a message passing protocol for a network of transputers, Janice A. Glowacki

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A simulation of a message passing protocol for a network of transputers, Janice R. Glowacki