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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Early Intervention Sessions for Infants and Toddlers With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Providers' Use of Routines, A Case Study, Melissa M. Casses
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Fitspiration: Empowering or Objectifying? The Effects of Fitspiration and Self-Objectification on Exercise Behavior, Julia Kathryn Chasler
Department: Psychology

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The Impact of Access to School-Based Parent Resource Centers on Parents' Perceptions of School Climate and Students' Academic Achievement, Cherisse Le'Fay Chisolm
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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The Relationship Between Nursing Students' Test-Taking Motivation and the Exit Examination Score, Lorraine Coalmer
Department: Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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Caribbean “Islands of the Mind”: Reshaping the Ocularity of the Self, Margaret Cox
Department: English

Test Anxiety and Academic Procrastination Among Pre-Licensure Nursing Students, Nicole R. Custer
Department: Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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How a National Blue Ribbon Elementary School Negotiates the ELA PA Core, Todd Dishong
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Study of Superintendents' Perceptions of Current Superintendent Certification Programs in New York State, Robert M. Dufour
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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An Examination of Undergraduate Sophomore-Level Nursing Students’ Personal Reflection Ability Following High-Fidelity Simulation and Video-Assisted Debriefing, Taylor Fawn Edwards
Department: Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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An Examination of Undergraduate Sophomore-Level Nursing Students’ Personal Reflection Ability Following High-Fidelity Simulation and Video-Assisted Debriefing, Taylor Fawn Edwards
Department: Nursing and Allied Health Professions

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Principal Leadership and Its Influence on Educational Outcomes for High Need Student Populations, Alyssa Ford-Heywood
Department: Sociology

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Validating Placement for Teaching and Learning, Jessica Ann Ganni
Department: English

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Caregivers of Children of Incarcerated Parents: Motivations for Involvement in the Family-School Partnership, Nikole Y. Hollins
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Kindergarten Entry Age and the Effect on Student Academic Achievement, Angela J. Hughes
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Movie Effects on Social Dominance Orientation of Undergraduate Students, Brian C. Johnson
Department: Communications Media

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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Physical Health in College Students: A Replication and Extension of the ACE Study, Irina Khrapatina
Department: Psychology

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The Usage of Smartphone Technologies by American Expatriate Teachers as a Communication and Cultural Assimilation Tool, Erik M. Kormos
Department: Communications Media

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The Effect of Acetaminophen on Social Pain, Peter Kozel
Department: Psychology

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Kindergarten Teachers' Perceptions of the Effect of Preschool on Academic and Social Skills, Amy L. Larcinese
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Laryngeal Diadochokinetic Strength in the Young Adult Population, Amanda N. Laughlin
Department: Communication Disorders, Special Education & Disability Services

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An Examination of High-School Size, Socioeconomic Status, and Advanced Level Educational Opportunities in Pennsylvania Public High Schools: A Quantitative Study, Mark J. Madson
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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An Investigation of Fifth Graders' Reading Strategies When Reading Digital Texts in Regard to Overall Retention of Content Material by Proficient and Non-Proficient Readers, Melissa J. Martinez
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Enhancing Community Supervision: A Unified Voice for Community Corrections Concerning Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships, Adam K. Matz
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Elements of Process Quality Within a Preschool's Language and Early Literacy Environment: The Influence on Children's Pre-Reading and Writing Performance in the Beginning of Kindergarten, Cynthia Lynn Miller
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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A Case Study of Systemic Change from Failure to Success in Select Pennsylvania Schools, Michael A. Minnick
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Effects of Syllabus Design on Course Information Retention by At-risk First Semester College Students, Evelyn Anne Mocek
Department: Communications Media

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Administrator Perceptions Regarding Pennsylvania's MTSS/RtII Framework and Gifted Elementary Students, Tricia M. Murin
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Kindergarten Through Fourth Grade Teacher Perception of Self-Efficacy in Educating Students Diagnosed With Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders, Jenifer R. Pappasergi
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Hookups and Gender Norm Conformity: The Experiences of Undergraduate Women, Rebecca Shayne Pearlson
Department: Psychology

Adventure Camp: Evaluation of an Experiential Learning Social Skills Intervention for Children with ADHD and ASD, Mark E. Pleiss
Department: Psychology

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Adapting Place, Embracing Hybridity: Brian Friel’s and Frank McGuinness’s Dramatic Adaptations of Anton Chekhov and Henrik Ibsen, Nancy Elizabeth Raftery
Department: English

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Introducing the Prison Writer to Composition: A Multilayered, Many Stranded, Nested, and Textured 3D Metanarrative That Begins to Unfold the Untold Story of Prison Writing, Alva Natalie Ramon
Department: English

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Valuing Non-Degree, Online Training: An Examination of Hiring Managers’ Perceptions of MOOCs, Joseph A. Rosendale
Department: Communications Media

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"A Land of Picture": Novelized Art and Visual Literature in Cole, Cooper, and Hawthorne, 1826-1860, Ellen H. Ryan
Department: English

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A Mixed Method Examination of Student Achievement Indicators, Michael E. Sable
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Effects of an Intervention on Undergraduate Women’s Knowledge of and Attitudes Related to Sexual Objectification, Samantha R. Sciarrillo
Department: Psychology

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A Spiritual Approach for Licensed Professional Counselors in Private Practice: Treating African-American Women’s Psychological Pain, Callie Marie Scott
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Holding Back the Mountain: Sustaining Place in the Appalachian Poetry of Robert Morgan, Kathryn Stripling Byer, and Ron Rash, Alana Dagenhart Sherrill
Department: English

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Understanding How Texting and Driving Video Public Service Announcements Change College Students' Attitudes and Impact Information Retention Using the Health Belief Model, Rona Smeak
Department: Communications Media

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Trauma Exposure and Health Outcomes in College Students: The Mediating Role of Experiential Avoidance, Kathryn L. Sowder
Department: Psychology

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A Case Study of Pennsylvania's University Programs for Students With Intellectual Disabilities, Margaret Stolar-Martz
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Reducing the Impact of Negative Media Messages on College Students’ Body Satisfaction: Examining the Effectiveness of a Warning Message, Audra L. Wagaman
Department: Psychology

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The Effects of K-2 Commercialized Reading Programs on 3rd Grade Reading Mastery as Measured by the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), Jesse T. Wallace III
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The Effects of K-2 Commercialized Reading Programs on 3rd Grade Reading Mastery as Measured by the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), Jesse T. Wallace III
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Teachers’ Implementation of Constructivist Teaching: Does Career Motivation Make a Difference?, Peizhen Wang
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Alcoholic Republic/Temperate Empire: Temperance and Imperialism in U.S Literature, 1830-1870, Sarah Elise Franzen Young
Department: English

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Androgynous Content: Gender-Inclusive Language in Qur'anic Arabic and Egyptian Arabic, Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed
Department: English

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A Qualitative Case Study Exploring the Implementation of ePortfolios by Writing Teachers in PASSHE Schools, Maha Alawdat
Department: English

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Teachers' Perceptions of the Importance of Intercultural Communicative Competence in Saudi EFL Education, Basim Mohammed Al Hasnan
Department: Education

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Writing for Certainty: Women's Reformist Exegesis in Early Modern England, Angela Aliff
Department: English

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The Use of Instructional Videos in K-12 Classrooms: A Mixed-Method Study, Carleen Allison
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Criterion Validity of Mathematics Curriculum-Based Measurement, Giancarlo A. Anselmo
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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An Exploration of the Relationship Between School Dropout and the Academic, Emotional, and Social Experiences of Incarcerated Males, Jessica Attardo-Maryott
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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"But Where Can We Draw Water?": Ideology, Myth, and Legend in Twentieth-Century Irish Literature, Matthew P. Ayres
Department: English

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Postmodern Tendencies in Contemporary Arab American Novel, Ibrahim Azizi
Department: English

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The Unsung Feminist Heroine: Jessie Redmon Fauset-- Liberator, Educator, and Female Emancipator, Michelle Eileen Banks
Department: English

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Weird Mysticism: Philosophical Horror and the Logic of Negation in Thomas Ligotti, Georges Bataille, and E. M. Cioran, Brad Baumgartner
Department: English

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Empathy in Preservice Early Childhood Teachers, Kathleen A. Beining
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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When English is Performed Rather Than Spoken: The Narrative Inquiry of Saudi M.A. Students' Experiences with Pragmatic Competence, Fahad A. Ben Duhaish
Department: English

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Rereading, Rewriting, and Recovering the Literary Legacy of Susan Warner, Amanda M. Benigni
Department: English

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"I Am Master Here and You Shall Learn to Know It": Recovering Domestic Abuse Literature by 19th-Century Transatlantic Women Authors, Maria E. Bodenschatz
Department: English

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Nursing Students' and Educators' Perspectives on Using Educational Games as an Experiential Learning Strategy, Johanna E. Boothby
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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A Study of Effects of Institution-Wide 1:1 Computing Initiatives on University Freshman Student Engagement, James R. Bosco
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Examination of the Relationship Between Perceived Social Support and Students' Academic Outcomes, Heather Lynnette Bravener
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Academic Advising at a Satellite Campus of a Large Multi-Campus University: A Qualitative Case Study Using Systems Theory Constructs, Sean Thomas Bridgen
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Women Motorcycle Passengers: The View from the Backseat, Ginger Lou Bucher
Department: Sociology

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Evaluative Study of Legal Literacy Relative to Principals' Knowledge of the First, Fourth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments and the Impact on Daily Decision-Making, Amy Marie Burch
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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The Impact of Financial Issues on the Departure of First-Year, First-Time-In-College, Full-Time Students From a Public, Four-Year University, W. Paul Bylaska
Department: Sociology

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The Effects of Audio and Video Encoding on Information Acquisition Among Undergraduates, Todd A. Campbell
Department: Communications Media

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Gathering Wombs: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Decolonizing the Female Body in the Works of Mahasweta Devi, Margaret Randall, and Bessie Head, Mary Louisa Cappelli
Department: English

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Bring Your Own Device: A Case Study of a 10th Grade BYOD Program in a Rural Pennsylvania School District, Donna M. Carey
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Teacher Acceptance of Web-Based E-learning Technology, Adam C. Coffman
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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A Bakhtinian Approach to (Re)visioning Heroic Rhetoric in Medical Discourse, Gillian Mary Collie
Department: English

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Construct Validity of the D-KEFS Sorting Test: Standard and Non-Standard Administration with a Non-Clinical Undergraduate Sample, Sunshine M. Collins
Department: Psychology

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Captivating Culture and Composition: Life Writing, Storytelling, Folklore, and Heritage Literacy Connections to First-Year Composition, Jennifer O. Curtis
Department: English

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Breaking Down Barriers for Low Income and First Generation College Bound Students: A Case Study of Five College Access Programs, Jennifer J. Damico
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Comparing Strain at a Residential and a Commuter Campus: A Test of General Strain Theory, Darla D. Darno
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice

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A New Model for Reading Adaptation: The Textus, in a Case Study of Adaptations of “The Great Gatsby”, Sarah Elizabeth Davis
Department: English

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An Examination of the Effects of Multiple Learning Environments on Problem Solving in Graduate Instructional Design Students, Robyn A. Defelice
Department: Communications Media

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Utility of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (L SI-R) in Predicting Recidivism: Do Gender and Offense Type Matter?, Ashley Leigh Dickinson
Department: Criminology

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A Gendered View of Servant Leadership, Susanne Diehl
Department: Sociology

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Examining the Links Between Parental Meta-Emotion Philosophy and Mother-Adolescent Relationships as Assessed by the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (SASB), Yu Ding
Department: Psychology

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The Relationship Among Parental Style, Involvement, Influence and Undergraduate Student Success, Susan Miller Donat
Department: Sociology

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Metatext: A Study of Nonfiction Fan Compositions and Disciplinary Writing, Shevaun Donelli O'Connell
Department: English

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The Perceived Value of Music Teacher Input During IEP Meetings: Special Education Teacher Survey Responses, Melissa A. Douglas-Kline
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Core Job Dimensions as Predictors of Intended Retirement Timing, Eric S. Ecklund
Department: Sociology

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Trapped Like a Trap in a Trap: Subversive Fiction of the Twenties and Thirties - Dorothy Parker's Outrage at the Failure of Advancement Toward Gender and Social Equality, Claire Louise Englehart
Department: English

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Growing Up Working Class in Southwestern Pennsylvania: How Class Impacts Career and Educational Decisions, Brian James Farester
Department: Sociology

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The Efficacy of Readers' Theatre with Digital Voice Recording as a Means of Improving Reading Skills, Meghan Ferraro
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Evaluating the Sensitivity of a Reading Comprehension Benchmark Assessment as a Predictor of Performance on a High Stakes Academic Assessment For Middle School Students, René Fetchkan
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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Beyond Visible Cities: Avant-Garde Actions and the Materialized Word in Twenty-First-Century New York City, Dominique Ficalora
Department: English

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Recommended Practices for Determining Rate of Improvement: A Review of State-Level Guidance, Caitlin S. Flinn
Department: Educational and School Psychology

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The Effect of the Use of the Simulation Leadership Training Software VLeader on the Leadership Aptitude Scores of Undergraduate College Students in the Communications Media Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jennifer L. Forrest
Department: Communications Media

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Developing a Change-Process Blueprint: A Case Study of Online and Hybrid Courses at a Liberal Arts Institution, Jeffrey D. Foster
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Belief and an Act of Will: Hopeful Writing Theory for the Composition Course, Brian Fotinakes
Department: English

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Reflections from Pennsylvania Charter School Leaders: A Qualitative Study, Colleen L. Freyvogel
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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A Collective Case Study that Examines the Decision-Making Experiences and Influential Variables as Identified by Leaders in Higher Education, Dennis D. Frketich Sr.
Department: Professional Studies in Education

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Academic Literacy and Discourse Socialization of Seven Multilinguals in a Research Seminar Course in a Japanese University, Yutaka Fujieda
Department: English

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Social Combination: Teaching Two Fa(u)lkners and Digital Literacy, Koichi Fujino
Department: English

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Information Retention of Audio Based Public Service Announcements: The Impact of Messages Created Using Different Production Methods, Lacey A. Fulton
Department: Communications Media