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    • Parent communication and college students' sexual attitudes 

      Thompson, Taylor; Johnson, Diona. (2009)
      The high teenage sexual activity and pregnancy rates in America are generally attributed to ineffective communication of sexual information (Mueller & Powers, 1990). Contemporary adolescents are faced with potentially ...
    • Parent peer support: impact on children with mental illness 

      Ramacher, Deb (2011)
      Parenting can be a daunting endeavor. Parenting a child with special needs can be even more challenging (Ireys, Chernoff, Stein, DeVet, & Silver, 2001). This nonrandom pilot study investigated the impact of parent peer ...
    • Parental assimiliation of internationally adopted children 

      Helin, Tarisa; Maier, Candice (2010)
      International adoption has been increasing in the United States since the 1970's (Grotevant, Gunnar, Hellerstedt, Johnson, Lee, & Madsen, 2007). The purpose of this exploratory pilot study was to examine the attitudes of ...
    • Parental attitudes towards children with perinatal HIV/AIDS 

      Schuenke, Olivia; Lee, Houa (2013)
      Living with HIV/AIDS is a unique problem because people have to deal not only with the virus itself but also with reactions from peers within their environment (Macek & Matkovic, 2005). The participants in the current ...
    • Parenting styles and college students' personal agency 

      Freeman, Danielle; Schumacher, Kristin (2010)
      Parenting styles exercise great influence on the development of personal identity formation (Luyckx, Soenens, Goossens, & Vansteenkiste, 2007). This non random pilot study aimed to examine the relationship between parenting ...
    • Parents' attitudes towards on-site child care 

      Stangl, Katy; Okerglicki, Crystal (2012)
      There is a large body of research analyzing parents' participation in the labor force and the type of child care used in the United States, but very little is known about a trend in organizations that provides a different ...
    • Perceptions and technology skills of secondary history students 

      Williams, Steven R. (2009)
      The following article discusses the technology skills and perceptions of online classes held by secondary level United States history students. Based on a survey designed to assess computer software and hardware skills ...
    • Perceptions of middle school teachers on teacher bullying 

      Young, Ethan; Meteraud, Lindsey (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      Many individuals experience bullying; however, over 42% of college students surveyed reported that their worst experience of bullying in primary through high school was perpetrated by a teacher (Pottinger & Stair, 2009). ...
    • Perceptive surfaces 

      Olson, Hannah (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      I find nuances in architectural inconsistencies of my immediate surroundings to be endearing. The way this impacts my work is preverbal, but unquestionably significant. I trust an individual that possesses purpose when ...
    • Photopolymerization of methylmethacrylate: an inexpensive, open-source approach for the undergraduate lab 

      Holzman, Noah J. (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2015-04)
      Light-cured polymer resins are plastics that harden after exposure to UV or visible light. The market for UV resins is expanding due to their environmental and economic benefits over conventional polymers. Using light to ...
    • Plant species richness determinants in ephemeral ponds and permanent wetlands 

      Ritchie, Jack; Olson, Clayton (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2015-04)
      Ephemeral ponds (EPs) are wetlands that dry seasonally and are common in the forests of northern Wisconsin. We examined relationships between several environmental factors and plant species richness (number of species) ...
    • Politics on campus: how social hierarchy and individual background affect political behavior 

      Hoffman, Hillary (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2017-04)
      Today’s college students are our future potential political leaders, and this research aims to identify voting, political participation, and leadership trends among them. With this information we can discover the political ...
    • Post-materialism and environmental values in developed vs. semi-developing countries: analysis of Argentina and United States using the world values survey 

      Weber, Rachel J. (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2015-04)
      The environment feeds our everyday needs, desires, and global growth. If we are to make our relationship with nature sustainable we need to know who values rebuilding the natural environment that is crumbling on a global ...
    • Potential pathogens in the school environment 

      Wang, Zhicong (2007)
      Pathogenic microorganisms are potent threats to school health. In this experiment, Colony Forming Unit (a viable bacterial colony count) samplings were taken, in various regions of a school, of microorganisms (Staphylococcus ...
    • Pre-meal beverage intake affects hunger, satiety, and energy intake 

      Welcher, Robin M. (2011)
      Increased caloric beverage consumption, especially between meals, may lead to weight gain. Therefore, beverages that increase satiety and decrease meal intake may be an effective weight management tool. The purpose of this ...
    • Principles of peer interviewing 

      Rask, Raschel.; Smith, Laura. (2006)
      Peer interviewing is a process for hiring employees that utilizes the people within the organization to gain a more complete idea of a candidate?s appropriateness for a position. The advantages and disadvantages of this ...
    • Proactive approach to the application of quality cost data 

      Boateng, Raymond; Franzone, Marcus (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2014-04)
      Philip Crosby established the widespread ‘Quality Costs’ accounting system. It allows management to track the prevention, appraisal, internal, and external failure costs of an organization. The trend information is ...
    • Product and facility design for hydroelectric generations in Malawi 

      Miller, Joshua (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2017-04)
      Currently, over 50% of the population of Malawi, Africa lives in poverty and many have little or no access to reliable power systems (Malawi, 2015). Due to this, a group from the University of Wisconsin-Stout travelled ...
    • Projections 

      Nimmer, Raine (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2016-04)
      Lost objects intrigue me. Lost objects have been tossed aside by someone who had assumed they were useless, while others were unknowingly dropped on the sidewalk or street. Some were deliberately thrown into the trash ...
    • Property investing in Minocqua, Wisconsin 

      Stubblefeld, Kyle (University of Wisconsin--Stout. Research Services, 2015-04)
      Real estate investing is a potentially lucrative profession that can assist in building a person’s wealth. This type of investing can be rewarding anywhere, but the purpose of this research is to find out what motivates ...